Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Fri, 13:08: RT @jcreed: the only sure things in life are death, taxes, and the fact that any email notification about a required security training alwa…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @GeorgeDibb: So what does the report actually say? At its heart is a nuanced understanding of the tension of regulation - it can spur in…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @GeorgeDibb: Unfortunately it doesn't really rationalise this into coherent recommendations and the nuance is compromised by advising go…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @GeorgeDibb: The good: the nuanced thinking about regulation produced what I think is a genuinely useful set of principles for future re…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @GeorgeDibb: The neglectful: in a report about regulation and the opportunities of Brexit, regulatory divergence isn't mentioned ONCE T…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @GeorgeDibb: They talk about taking back control and being freed from the obligation of EU regs, but never once talk about how complying…
  • Fri, 13:13: RT @Jackstilgoe: This report is new. The source it cites predicting all those jobs by 2030 is from 2015. So they're already almost halfway,…
  • Fri, 13:13: RT @Jackstilgoe: Now, picking holes in these numbers may be worthwhile, but it may be missing the point. The question is not whether the nu…
  • Fri, 13:16: RT @katebevan: LONDON TWITTER, you can go to your friendly neighbourhood football stadium tomorrow and get jabbed 👇👇 https://t.co/4sVX7G48Pk
  • Fri, 13:17: RT @BarristerSecret: Crocodile tears. All of these politicians - Buckland, Patel, Johnson - openly supported the defunding of criminal just…
  • Fri, 13:43: RT @WileELiberal: Not teaching our students about the horrors & legacy of slavery would be like the Germans refusing to teach about Hitler…
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @chronic: I still prefer using jailbroken devices, but this is pretty cool. it is clear that folks at Apple put a decent amount of thoug…
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @GossiTheDog: If you heard the ‘omg cyber strikes on banks and finance markets yesterday’, no, it was an Akamai outage. https://t.co/uc4
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @leonzandman: Windows 11 has ‘em all… https://t.co/J6KBcsxOn6
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @PaulineCastres: If you're non disabled and want to be an ally to the disability community start by listening to us and be guided by us.…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @37paday: U.K. broadcasters avoiding Brexit red tape by moving licenses to the EU including the BBC for its international version Aroun…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @NiwaWeather: 🧊 ⚔️ 🔥 This week, a strong polar vortex contributed to an unfathomable -81.7˚C about interior Antartica while a heat dome…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @janl: Google: “We’re organising the World’s information” Me: “I’d like to change the address for my business account because we moved t…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @katie_martin_fx: Project Food “The loss of £2bn of exports to the EU is a disaster for our industry, and is a very clear indication of…
  • Fri, 13:46: RT @AndyHuneycutt: Questions about Message Center update MC261534 SharePoint: Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites @catpaint
  • Fri, 15:09: RT @jhagel: Scientists are searching for a class of drugs that could replace antibiotics. Antivitamins that switch off vitamins in bacteria…
  • Fri, 15:09: RT @mjg59: Interns make mistakes, and processes should be resilient against those mistakes. But senior developers also make mistakes, and p…
  • Fri, 15:26: and where, pray, is your unsubscribe option? breaking quite a few regulations there, Sidekick AI https://t.co/Z58cNhd9W8
  • Fri, 15:33: the ICO doesn't do a great deal of enforcement of eg government collecting all your health data without sufficient protections, but they are fundraising from every single company who hasn't paid a data protection fee; find out if you need to pay here first https://t.co/tuCZE73nte
  • Fri, 15:38: when I heard Microsoft was buying ReFirm I thought how both firmware and IoT often have poor security; it was fascinating to have @dwizzzleMSFT tell me one big reason he wanted them was because they'd done the UX right to make their tool easy to understand https://t.co/BdQgHxaw8D
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @BrianVerm: Hey #Java folks. The new JVM Ecosystem report 2021 is here! 💥 - Did you know that 60% of Java Developers use Java SE 11 in…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @kelli_dickinson: Hey @BBCBreakfast, could you explain why when the Tories lost overnight in their home counties heartland, your breakfa…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @PrivacyMatters: A paper on Android apps and third party tracking. Well worth a read. "Our work analyses the legal requirements for con…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @markrussinovich: Lots of you have asked: first Sysinternals RDCMan release is coming next week. Bug fixes (including a security bug fix…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @GoingMedieval: During the Black Death up to 60% of the population in major urban centres such as Florence died. Whole villages collapse…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @leiolaniii: my entire perspective on Hawaiian history changed when I realized everyone over the age of 63 is older than the state of Ha…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @graceelavery: Hi Julia. Sadly, the notion that white women couldn’t get novels published, read, or “taken seriously” in the nineteenth…
  • Fri, 16:05: RT @Carnage4Life: There’s a lot of value in taking a product idea that geeks have found useful (e.g. IRC, IFTTT) and repackaging it for bus…
  • Fri, 16:06: RT @alizakelly: Hi, I’m a 31-year old who is the power of attorney for my 91-year old grandmother. Many millennials haven’t yet navigated…
  • Fri, 16:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: Alphabet, the parent company of Google, was the most commonly contacted company (from 58.6% of apps), followed by Faceb…
  • Fri, 16:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: The 9 most commonly contacted domains all belong to Google; top 2 domains are part of Google’s advertising business (a…
  • Fri, 16:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: "Consent to tracking is widely absent. Only 9.9% of apps asked the user for consent"<2010-2011 I spent a LOT of time &…
  • Fri, 16:07: RT @PrivacyMatters: 👆 yet here we are over a decade later still highlighting the dire state of mobile app privacy. It's a good paper which…
  • Fri, 16:08: RT @lisacrispin: We're often forced into duct tape and baling wire due to untestable code and inadequate test environments. @Maaikees says…
  • Fri, 16:08: RT @robfordmancs: Partisanship is a hell of a drug etc but still it is a remarkable feat of political imagination to frame the C&A contest…
  • Fri, 16:10: RT @trengriffin: CBCV is the process of valuing a firm by forecasting current and future customer behavior using customer data in conjuncti…
  • Fri, 16:10: RT @trengriffin: If they pay $1B for 140k existing customers and 2/3 of the value is "present value of growth opportunities" (PVGO), that m…
  • Fri, 16:11: RT @aardrian: The difference between involving those who have the lived experience and doing problematic cosplay. https://t.co/A7VxlT70bB
  • Fri, 16:12: RT @ajohnsocyber: Really thoughtful piece. We have centuries of modeling collateral damage from physical war methods - yet are in our infan…
  • Fri, 16:12: RT @aardrian: To be eligible you must: • Have a disability (blindness / low vision); • Rely on AT; • Regularly use PowerPoint to create sli…
  • Fri, 16:13: if legitimate interest was a real justification the regulations would tell you to have an OBJECT ALL button next to your REFUSE ALL button� https://t.co/hErCK2doLJ
  • Fri, 16:13: RT @TOrynski: A comment under a Polish article on British shortage of HGV drivers. "Insane, I am in UK, came to search for driving job, I…
  • Fri, 16:14: RT @DrLisaKruck: "I think academia has normalized unhealthy behaviors as a proof of someone’s competency, as though we are required to surv…
  • Fri, 16:14: RT @NHSEnglandLDN: Didn’t get tickets to the EUROS 2020 at Wembley tonight? Don't worry! You can still get inside a football stadium in Lon…
  • Fri, 16:15: RT @TechAtBloomberg: #TC39 Co-Chair (and our #JavaScript Infrastructure & Tooling lead) @robpalmer2 recently talked with @marypcbuk for @th
  • Fri, 16:44: RT @caitie: I think this is a good case study for blameless post mortems. It's great to see HBOMax team being supportive of new hires and…
  • Fri, 16:44: RT @qh_murphy: Is creating Juneteenth while taking away voting rights and the ability to talk in schools about the struggles created by the…
  • Fri, 16:44: RT @elkentaro: You know what could be worse than ransomware? mansplainingware …
  • Fri, 16:45: RT @jhencinski: Part of my role is ensuring we're *not* EDR-centric. We have to be able to detect threats w/o OS-level viz (e.g., control p…
  • Fri, 16:46: RT @TruBluDevil: @williamslauram Melinda Gates also has a chapter on this in her book, but I rarely hear/read discussion on how caregiving…
  • Fri, 16:47: RT @TruBluDevil: One thing I don’t think gets talked about enough in discussions of gender advancement (or lack thereof) in the workplace i…
  • Fri, 16:47: RT @TruBluDevil: And given that studies show that women are the vast majority of all caregivers (for children, for elderly parents, for hou…
  • Fri, 16:47: and in a house without children, do cooking and housework *on the regular* without asking for a cookie� https://t.co/3Tr3aCz13j
  • Fri, 16:50: I wonder if @bryan_talbot saw this before starting Cherubs! https://t.co/0nkHSY8LAm
  • Fri, 18:06: I've been a bit obsessed with rugs recently (see late night shopping tweets) and I think I've found the Windows 8 Metro betta fish as a rug! https://t.co/gj4wtcsQOh
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @glynmoody: notice how UK gov is removing every possible check on its power; worried yet...? https://t.co/WMc4ciTG4P
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @seth_fletcher: @moorehn Seems problematic that the type of people who become media bros are largely different creatures than the type o…
  • Fri, 18:18: RT @moorehn: This is the kind of dumbass proposal a media company makes when it has laid off its journalists and viral staff and some dense…
  • Fri, 18:18: RT @eastdakota: Proud to be working with Accenture to bring @Cloudflare’s #ZeroTrust network security to protect the US government from cyb…
  • Fri, 18:18: RT @mrlacey: The preview has been public for less than 2 hours and I'm already getting requests to update my Visual Studio extensions to #V
  • Fri, 18:21: RT @MayorofLondon: Just got from Paddington to Farringdon in 10 minutes on the @Crossrail 🚇 The Elizabeth line will transform commuting a…
  • Fri, 18:21: RT @yvonnezlam: In yesterday's Safety Nerds Happy Hour, we were talking about incident severity categories. I definitely think one of them…
  • Fri, 18:22: RT @BethanCantrell: That’s the same Nestle that’s putting our drinking water into plastic bottles whether we want them to or not, making ba…
  • Fri, 18:22: RT @TheAstuteGaloot: As Gaetz... We know the rest 🔞 https://t.co/3IyQhWaJwl
  • Fri, 18:40: RT @Azure: Microsoft Hackathon participants Naomi and Christine Bisimwa created S.A.F.E, a platform dedicated to supporting women experienc…
  • Fri, 18:46: I was sent a list of the worst cities for NO2 and PM10 pollution and I was surprised London was so low down it until I realised they're major trucking/shipping centres: Skopje, Bilbao, Santander, Rotterdam - diesel pollution is a huge part of this� https://t.co/i93xvCeGWO
  • Fri, 18:47: RT @arafattehsin: Already loving #VS2022 - worked on a solution with more than 30 projects and it definitely took less time as compared to…
  • Fri, 18:48: RT @AnneClarkTweet: Here’s just a tiny example of the amount of bureaucracy now required to send/receive a vinyl album to/from Brexit Islan…
  • Fri, 18:48: RT @tarah: Did you know that the @Venmo app API is misconfigured for Twitter & posts the wrong user handles? 1) ppl tweeting from app don…
  • Fri, 18:49: RT @mkristensen: Visual Studio extension authors, the docs for how to update your extension to support #VS2022 is live. We'll be going over…
  • Fri, 18:49: RT @jetjocko: Once again I implore the robotics research community to watch just one movie, literally any movie. https://t.co/qziWuLKiyJ
  • Fri, 20:30: RT @ShedworksGreg: The Sable demo is an interesting product of COVID times, I don't know if we would have released it for download in the s…
  • Fri, 20:30: RT @ShedworksGreg: The effort put into getting something ready that anyone can download to their own device and is on Xbox is monumental, i…
  • Fri, 20:30: RT @ShedworksGreg: Having said that, I think it has really been worth it and it's been great to see people having hands on with the game an…
  • Fri, 20:41: a charming, utterly British & very thought-provoking House of Lords committee session interviewing @peterfhamilton1 @aptshadow & @Robert___Harris about imagination & what politicians can learn from the idea of speculative fiction https://t.co/CLwvFWfR4X https://t.co/IfiYB5VY5H
  • Fri, 20:46: climate changed� https://t.co/SwYku6U6YA
  • Fri, 20:54: how perfect: this is *exactly* the analogy for the 'cats that change colour in the presence of radiation' idea I mentioned in that 'uses of speculative fiction' thread� https://t.co/opn8OdtFp3
  • Fri, 20:55: RT @gsuberland: @mjg59 The Friday Principle. Your processes should be robust enough that you can run them on a Friday afternoon without lo…
  • Fri, 20:56: RT @bitandbang: It also eliminates the boundaries of 9-5 as “productive time”. I can have mental / physical space I need to be as producti…
  • Fri, 20:57: I live in London and work pretty much EST (and live on a timezone that would probably be halfway across the atlantic)� https://t.co/DI4onZcY1p
  • Fri, 20:57: RT @AbirKopty: News today told you that Israel will transfer over 1 million Pfizer doses to the Palestinian Authority. Well, they omitted a…
  • Fri, 20:58: RT @ChappellTracker: lol at me thinking I was sitting down to get work done today
  • Fri, 21:00: RT @UberGeekGirl: "Freedom in Sartre’s concept is a difficult one – the man, sentenced to it, is forced to an incessant search, and a perma…
  • Fri, 21:02: RT @holz_bau: the city of vienna is now offering up to 50% subsidy for the retrofit installation of external solar protection, in order to…
  • Fri, 21:02: RT @themadstone: Climate apocalypse movies are all the rage these days, but is it possible for Hollywood to show us futures where we actual…
  • Fri, 21:48: RT @_sagesharp_: As we plan for future conferences, it's important to remember that vaccine roll out is uneven. People may: - have small…
  • Fri, 21:49: RT @247arjun: @marypcbuk I just got your book, and while I did want to wait till I finished it before commenting, I couldn’t help but be am…
  • Fri, 21:49: RT @SeanOnTwt: I snort/cough/laughed at this entirely too long. https://t.co/LdDaV7RLxT
  • Fri, 21:50: RT @docjamesw: Been giving #storytelling workshops for @microsoft as teams spend their end-of-year budgets on epic shit Microsoft employe…
  • Fri, 21:50: RT @WhatAintInside: Minor point, but ESXi-on-Arm already supported dual-socket systems like the Marvell ThunderX2. Didn't bother with addin…
  • Sat, 01:33: @theTunnelBear I installed an uninstalled another VPN app within 5 minutes because their UI didn't let me find which sites I could use on their free plan so I'm back on TunnelBear as usual, and taking advantage of their very nice 'tweet at us to get 1GB free' marketing ;)
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