Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Wed, 13:37: RT @Tweet_Dec: The real FD person explained that scammers have gotten ever more sophisticated; they can spoof phone numbers so they turn up…
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @Tweet_Dec: I think what did it for me this time, in addition to the sophistication of the scam, was that I actually hadn't spoken to a…
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @Tweet_Dec: Truly, it's gotten to a point where you can't trust any call you get from a bank etc. From now on, I'll ask for a reference…
  • Wed, 13:37: RT @Tweet_Dec: In short: for years now, banks have put the onus on us to verify that we are who we say we are. Now, the onus is entirely on…
  • Wed, 13:38: RT @BiscuitTinQueen: @Tweet_Dec @MittenDAmour I work in outbound customer services and completely understand if customers aren’t happy prov…
  • Wed, 13:49: RT @MSFTResearch: To build new technological systems that are anti-racist, the tech community must understand the history of how computing…
  • Wed, 13:50: RT @FinancialTimes: England’s reopening: ‘The world is looking at us with disbelief’ https://t.co/2Bs5WH0d9o
  • Wed, 13:51: RT @JBerenhaus: This is just insane, I remember having to download a third party program to do dictation in windows and now it just exists…
  • Wed, 13:51: RT @triketora: https://t.co/8IWcU9gV8d Facebook’s executives were more worried about fixing the perception that Facebook was amplifying har…
  • Wed, 13:52: RT @seatsixtyone: I wonder if @WhichUK remembered to include £30 return in the air travel cost for the train between London and Heathrow/Lu…
  • Wed, 13:53: RT @nigelwUK: A large part of that is probably because she's a genuinely awful human being, promoting disgusting xenophobic policies with a…
  • Wed, 13:53: RT @nigelwUK: Racist abuse is disgusting; but we can certainly criticise people like Patel for their shocking behaviour, and callous indiff…
  • Wed, 13:53: RT @thezedwards: Should one of the largest global advertising companies in the world be able to hide their javascript fingerprint scripts o…
  • Wed, 13:54: RT @PeterStefanovi2: At #PMQs today the Prime Minister encouraged children to go to their local library this summer forgetting the Conserva…
  • Wed, 13:55: RT @AstroKatie: I don't want to tell billionaires how they should or shouldn't use their money. I want society to be structured in such a…
  • Wed, 13:56: RT @JolyonMaugham: Rightly so. We banned smoking to protect others and we should mandate mask wearing for the same reason. https://t.co/pP
  • Wed, 13:56: RT @SebastianEPayne: Masks debate is particularly obvious in Westminster. Staff manning coffee shops are fully masked while the libertarian…
  • Wed, 13:56: They say that like it's a bad thing... https://t.co/K7kw6olQIP
  • Wed, 13:58: RT @HeleneBismarck: No I just like to write op-eds in major newspapers about statues I intend to defend, because, as Prime Minister during…
  • Wed, 13:59: RT @dinodaizovi: Maybe because “security” is a property of good engineering just like “availability” and “performance” so expecting to buy…
  • Wed, 14:16: RT @cathrinew: What kind of monster created this!? 🕒 Why? WHY? 😱 #uxdesign #uxfail https://t.co/uZo3souaQs
  • Wed, 14:17: RT @twlldun: “I don’t want to engage in a political culture war of any kind and that’s why number 10 have been briefing their mates in the…
  • Wed, 14:17: RT @brianstelter: Brian Boland, a former VP in charge of partnerships strategy at FB, says "one of the main reasons that I left Facebook is…
  • Wed, 14:17: RT @brianstelter: In his first interview since departing, @brianboland tells @kevinroose that Facebook "would love full transparency if the…
  • Wed, 15:21: RT @sbisson: Over at @infoworld I take a look at how bringing eBPF, extended Berkeley Packet Filters to Windows is making the NT kernel pro…
  • Wed, 15:21: RT @pratiksanglikar: #VSCode #Tye extension 0.2.0 available now! This version includes debugging support for #AzureFunctions projects, a co…
  • Wed, 15:21: RT @k8em0: I’m really worried about all my friends going to Vegas this year. Maybe we should have some living eulogy Zooms to tell them to…
  • Wed, 15:21: RT @KimZetter: Fully vaccinated journo contracts COVID after caring for unvaccinated person thought to have flu. "Two days of a fever now.…
  • Wed, 15:23: RT @PrivacyMatters: UK: Voi e-scooters to be fitted with cameras to stop riding on pavements. The cameras will see if it's on the pavement…
  • Wed, 15:23: RT @johnwilander: “An entire overlooked industry exists to purposefully and explicitly shatter that anonymity (…) by linking mobile adverti…
  • Wed, 15:49: RT @StevePeers: You forgot to mention that the Home Secretary was critical of the England football team demonstrating their opposition to r…
  • Wed, 15:50: RT @tminahan: Indeed. In a CIO roundtable discussion this week, advancing secure access for #hybridwork and resolving performance and limit…
  • Wed, 15:51: RT @josephfcox: Here is one of the emails from BIGDBM, one of the companies that offers to match anonymous mobile IDs to peoples' personal…
  • Wed, 15:51: RT @josephfcox: The data point at the heart of phone tracking is the mobile advertising ID (MAID). This is a series of characters in place…
  • Wed, 15:52: RT @IanDunt: Look I know this is easy for me to say as someone who has zero interest in ever going to a club again as long as I live, but o…
  • Wed, 15:56: RT @kevin_s_miller: We're grateful for the opportunity to bring the power of @Azure to advance the great community impact work that @NDSC_L
  • Wed, 15:57: RT @MsftSecIntel: Microsoft has detected a 0-day remote code execution exploit being used to attack SolarWinds Serv-U FTP software in limit…
  • Wed, 15:57: RT @BSHSNews: 🎉🥳 Congratulations to the six incredible authors whose books have been shortlisted for the @BSHSOutreach 2021 Hughes Prize!…
  • Wed, 15:58: RT @zackwhittaker: Twitter said verified accounts of 199 journalists and news outlets on its platform globally were subject to 361 legal de…
  • Wed, 15:59: no mention of Stadia...� https://t.co/tFDL4e2k9s
  • Wed, 16:00: RT @BreeNewsome: Denmark Vesey’s foiled plot to lead a slave rebellion in SC was supposed to occur on this date in 1822 to coincide with Ba…
  • Wed, 16:00: RT @StevePeers: This MP has *still* not corrected his false claim last night on Newsnight that the EU applies 40% tariffs on African food -…
  • Wed, 16:21: Windows 365 might not sound as exciting a name as Cloud PC but it's a very Microsoft name because it does what it says: it's the Windows equivalent of Office 365 - Windows from the cloud. Cloud PC is the name of the virtual PC you get with the service https://t.co/U5Dx7qnfef
  • Wed, 16:43: increasingly, Satya keynotes at events like #MSInspire are not just news and highlights but a map to how Microsoft services and products fit together - which is the thing people most often get confused about https://t.co/9nc5uHiVKU
  • Wed, 16:49: RT @vickyharp: If you freeze, redirect, joke, or self deprecate when someone compliments you, don't put yourself in the position of having…
  • Wed, 16:50: RT @cdpierse: @GitHubCopilot @github CoPilot is incredible. It produced this code snippet from a doc string that references a date format s…
  • Wed, 16:50: RT @ralph_squillace: In my personal view, devrel is about understanding developers -- and they work at companies, so in theory devrel shoul…
  • Wed, 16:52: RT @IMT_NMTtrials: Seeking translators: A worthwhile project is looking for volunteers who can read pre-1917 documents in old RUSSIAN and/o…
  • Wed, 16:52: RT @donmoyn: Tucker Carlson told a wild story about a hippie teacher so disinterested in teaching his Dad had to hire a tutor. In reality,…
  • Wed, 16:52: RT @moorehn: This is a really useful thread for men especially to read. A lot of men think that if a woman earns her own money, what does s…
  • Wed, 16:53: RT @hannahrosewoods: Just so we’re absolutely clear on the stated intention of letting people die for no discernible benefit https://t.co/A
  • Wed, 16:53: RT @EvanSelinger: This is one of the best proposals for how to regulate police use of facial recognition tech. Unfortunately, I continue to…
  • Wed, 16:54: RT @justinschuh: This was a very good piece, which solidly conveys the insanely complex balancing of concerns right now in the Web privacy…
  • Wed, 16:58: RT @nytimes: Breaking News: An Iranian-American journalist living in Brooklyn was the target of an international kidnapping plot orchestrat…
  • Wed, 16:59: RT @KlyngeC: The short version of what @lucasjoppa & I explain in the below blog? @Microsoft 💚 #FitFor55🇪🇺 https://t.co/CCATAQDlXR
  • Wed, 17:02: RT @histoftech: “Most of the engineers who took advantage of access to user data were men who looked up the Facebook profiles of women they…
  • Wed, 17:03: RT @billybragg: Melanie Phillips claims taking the knee is a racial libel on Britain because it implies that our society is systematically…
  • Wed, 17:03: RT @allanfriedman: .@nishakmr identifies perhaps the most important point abt Software Bill of Materials. The goal of data isn't the *have*…
  • Wed, 17:03: RT @douglasmack: Occasional reminder that Minneapolis employs 12 mussels to monitor water quality and when they find toxins, they notify th…
  • Wed, 17:49: 'cross border trade' is when your cow herd is on one side of the border and your milking shed is on the other; it's as if he has no understanding of how the Irish border works https://t.co/VYeEZrTGFX
  • Wed, 17:59: RT @joulee: 7 Management Trust Killers (and how to avoid them) 1) Follow-through Fail 2) Talk but No Walk 3) Flip-flopper 4) Gossipmonger…
  • Wed, 17:59: RT @PippaCrerar: NEW: Greater Manchester Mayor @AndyBurnhamGM confirms that face masks will be compulsory on all Metrolink tram services fr…
  • Wed, 18:00: RT @krmarko: We’re a long way from Commander Data. Anthropomorphic robots still can’t reliably complete basic tasks. > “It was such a wast…
  • Wed, 18:00: RT @zarahsultana: In Parliament, in a debate about the racist abuse of our England stars, I just challenged Tory minister Victoria Atkins o…
  • Wed, 18:02: the golden age of science fiction - and everything else - was 12� https://t.co/TC4kMqA9nZ
  • Wed, 18:02: RT @osodeltoro: @SarahTaber_bww @HuShuo In the book “St. Marks Is Dead,” people who participated in the counterculture there over the decad…
  • Wed, 18:04: I'm not a fan of the Oxford comma myself and often its advocates don't actually use it ;)� https://t.co/xSFzQPskaQ
  • Wed, 18:04: RT @DavidHenigUK: It remains quite the contradiction that the new barriers to GB-EU trade are according to the same source having no impact…
  • Wed, 18:04: RT @msPartner: 📣 Announcing reduced fees from 20% to 3% for every transactional application published across AppSource and [Microsoft] Azur…
  • Wed, 18:05: RT @tiagocostapt: 📢 Azure UPDATE 📢 Public preview: Event Grid integration with AKS #Azure https://t.co/aiPEF8rSoX
  • Wed, 18:05: RT @joncstone: British arms sales to Saudi Arabian regime three times higher than previously thought, investigation finds https://t.co/LjO2
  • Wed, 18:07: RT @kswansondesign: Great design is part science, part process, and part a practical set of solutions with a dash of aesthetics thrown in.…
  • Wed, 18:07: I often wonder this about share prices� https://t.co/RdDAtMW1mK
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @MayorofLondon: It’s simple: to keep passengers safe and support public confidence in our network, face coverings will continue to be co…
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @NSQE: Happy They Day, my enby friends.
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @electronjs: 📣 Beginning with Electron 15, we're changing our major version release cadence from 12 weeks to 8 weeks to better align wit…
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @pimvandevis: If you want to manage the Microsoft Edge Chromium browser with @VMware Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM), here is a good w…
  • Wed, 18:08: RT @pimvandevis: If you want to manage Microsoft Teams with @VMware Dynamic Environment Manager (DEM), here is a good working template/conf…
  • Wed, 18:09: RT @GLNoronha: New: These are the screenshots of the Iranian intelligence agents' internet searches as they tried to figure out how to get…
  • Wed, 18:09: RT @joshsimmons: Happy #InternationalNonBinaryPeoplesDay! I love my gender nonconforming friends and family 💛🤍💜 PS. Lots of indigenous cul…
  • Wed, 18:17: RT @ericlaw: Three Senior+ SW Engineering roles on Azure in Austin https://t.co/GLFmW3Lsbm
  • Wed, 18:18: RT @jennylayfluffy: If digital and physical world was ‘accessible by design’ - doors would literally be open for the biggest untapped talen…
  • Wed, 18:18: RT @flobo09: New Webview2 / not electron teams alpha is now teams beta and seems to be letting everyone connect (was restricted to Microso…
  • Wed, 18:18: RT @ConfigMgrDogs: Did you notice in the #MSInspire #Windows365 announce the IT Pro portal? That's right, it's built directly into #MEM. No…
  • Wed, 18:19: RT @lorenc_dan: This, this, this. We have dozens of SBOM generators and formats now, but it's hard to say if any of them actually work righ…
  • Wed, 18:19: RT @gcaughey: So I guess Surface Duo could run Windows apps if they were running on Windows 365. 📱📱
  • Wed, 18:19: RT @PrivacyMatters: A person who used anonymous Twitter accounts to make defamatory remarks about Stephen Nolan has apologised and agreed t…
  • Wed, 18:24: RT @RDS4U: Excited to announce Windows 365! Tune in to Satya’s Inspire keynote this morning at 8:30 a.m., and please join me and Wangui McK…
  • Wed, 18:24: RT @FrankPasquale: Make no mistake: Amazon & Facebook are trying to intimidate and silence academics with these recusal petitions. It's bul…
  • Wed, 18:24: RT @modaly_it: Do you want more information on Windows 365? Check out the new Windows 365 Tech Community page - https://t.co/UhuXUH4Fl7 #Wi
  • Wed, 18:25: RT @SciGuySpace: WE'RE GETTING OLD ALERT: Wil Wheaton is now older than Patrick Stewart was when Star Trek: The Next Generation made its de…
  • Wed, 18:25: RT @KurtWagner8: NEW: 75% of iPhone users are asking apps not to track their behavior. That's been bad news for Facebook advertisers, who a…
  • Wed, 18:26: I did SO MUCH WRITING on the Z88 (top one); WordStar compatible, rubber keyboard quiet enough to use in a library� https://t.co/7aw46duVCe
  • Wed, 18:27: RT @grimalkina: Sounds like girls are learning to be accurate about the punitive response that comes from asking for things from men; I dis…
  • Wed, 18:28: RT @LeeFlower: @scalzi some of these self-appointed health experts talking about the halcyon days of the late 1900s have never seen a slimf…
  • Wed, 18:32: you can run Windows 365 on anything with a browser: phone, Raspberry Pi, shiny new thin client someone makes with a huge screen that's a lot cheaper than a Surface Hub (I'm hoping someone makes this) or oh yeah, your own PC or Mac�https://t.co/JMb04Z40Vo https://t.co/DpzO2SOcJi
  • Wed, 18:33: RT @gwidotcom: What 12-15 year olds feel is important: • Helping people: 61% • Treating everyone the same: 55% • Protecting people from bu…
  • Wed, 18:34: RT @IanColdwater: if you get access and all you think of to do with it is cryptomining, I am sad for your lack of imagination
  • Wed, 18:37: you get to name your different Cloud PCs (you might only have one, you might have a basic desktop and a more powerful desktop)� https://t.co/GGb4bubawZ
  • Wed, 18:40: wow, Google scrapes your data on the way out too� https://t.co/0P7k20K1N7
  • Wed, 18:41: if your data is in a silo Google can't do more good with it than you can; same for, say, your health data if they can get that from the NHS now� https://t.co/3SONBdDbKj
  • Wed, 18:42: also, I didn't know that Google built in end of life to their smoke alarm; didn't say 'only lasts X years' on the box� https://t.co/0P7k20K1N7
  • Wed, 19:18: not to harsh on the particular talking head, but one (non-Microsoft) speaker has a sign on their shelf that says 'assume positive intent' and while it's good to be generous in interpreting what people say and not jump down someone's throat, it's also a huge 'get out of jail free' https://t.co/EjxMynWc8r
  • Wed, 19:53: ladies and tweetpersons, start your likes! https://t.co/CwBagiVAV6
  • Wed, 19:57: I'm going to trigger @getwired but I would rather people said on premise than on prem-eyes-es
  • Wed, 20:02: RT @bazzacollins: So we're whacking the Balearics back on the Amber List because of Covid spreading widely at nightclubs, and then opening…
  • Wed, 20:05: RT @MartynMcL: I can't get enough of how Glasgow city centre has been transformed into 1969 Manhattan to replicate the Apollo 11 ticker tap…
  • Wed, 20:06: RT @sbisson: (I note that the Twitter one is at just under 10K likes, with Instagram at around 74K. That makes it more efficient to vote in…
  • Wed, 20:07: fascinating that Microsoft either expects 10x more engagement on Instagram or values Twitter engagement 10x more� https://t.co/s54pg2FpOI
  • Wed, 20:08: RT @MalwareTechBlog: I find the most fun and interesting way to teach cyber security is by starting with the hacker's perspective, but TikT…
  • Wed, 20:16: RT @film_girl: Frankly, I'm so heartened that after years of pretending Clippy didn't exist and being yelled at for incorporating him into…
  • Wed, 20:25: RT @BasvanKaam: 📢 [ BLOG ] Check out the Windows 365 Cloud PC architecture, licensing requirements, the user experience, VM/PC sizes and mo…
  • Wed, 20:25: RT @DavidHenigUK: Confounding the doubters, it looks like the UK government is bringing a measure unity to Northern Ireland. Ok, true, agai…
  • Wed, 20:26: RT @melissamcewen: Tech twitter if you’re being paid by a company to promote them you need to disclose that. https://t.co/96i4pH5emu
  • Wed, 20:26: RT @mrjamesob: So hard to believe he used to flog 'get rich quick schemes' on the internet under a fake name. So hard. https://t.co/FNVAU5V
  • Wed, 20:26: RT @tanmayg: We are excited to announce the public preview of app governance: a security and policy management capability that customers ca…
  • Wed, 20:27: RT @tanmayg: App governance is designed for OAuth-enabled apps that access Microsoft 365 data via Microsoft Graph APIs.
  • Wed, 20:28: RT @jiachenjiang_: Question for #nuget.org users who want to see target framework info for packages! Which would you want to see? - only…
  • Wed, 20:28: RT @_cartermp: What would regularly blow my mind at Microsoft was that there were literally over a dozen OTHER orgs who were responsible fo…
  • Wed, 20:29: RT @DavidHenigUK: Fishing fleets suggesting they were sold out by the Brexit deal. Not the last we'll hear of this, as per joining the EU i…
  • Wed, 20:29: RT @_achu: Want to learn more about #Windows365? Join us next week for our first #TechCommunityLive experience to ask the team behind the p…
  • Wed, 20:30: RT @jtannady: I spent two years thinking that I wanted to go down the manager track. It turns out that what I wanted was to feel like I ha…
  • Wed, 20:31: RT @amdev: I'm really excited to share what my team has been working on the last few weeks: You can now change who can reply after you Twee…
  • Wed, 20:32: RT @iflores_siaca: If they are unwritten they are not rules. If that is your project’s policy write it down in a publicly available documen…
  • Wed, 20:34: RT @aprilaser: Two trans Amazon employees quit over their employer continuing to carry a book they say frames trans young people as mentall…
  • Wed, 20:34: RT @dwizzzleMSFT: New talk: Discover the top 5 security threats in the server and how to mitigate them with Azure Stack HCI https://t.co/0O
  • Wed, 20:35: RT @haerwu: Ever wanted to use OpenShift on Graviton nodes at AWS? Now you can! Yet another Red Hat product available for AArch64. https:…
  • Wed, 20:42: RT @susanhanley: Pricing announced by @jared_spataro at #MSInspire for #MicrosoftViva Insights and Learning - $4/user/month per app. Looks…
  • Wed, 20:42: RT @sys_call: from RedHat's State of Kubernetes Security Report _94% of respondents_ admitted to experiencing a security incident in the l…
  • Wed, 20:42: RT @cherthedev: Discovering my Neurodiversity is often what makes me valuable, not just contributes to my struggle in society, has done won…
  • Wed, 20:43: RT @lizthegrey: two things can be true: (1) that it's good for Dropbox et al who need to manage their margins carefully as IaaS sellers the…
  • Wed, 20:47: RT @adamse: There's a surprisingly powerful idea here about how to work with other people effectively. Over the past year I've learned that…
  • Wed, 20:48: RT @sbisson: I guess killing an ephemeral product that destroys all its content after 24 hours is a lot better than, oh, killing Google Rea…
  • Wed, 20:49: RT @sbisson: Winception https://t.co/cjBqsw2cXH
  • Wed, 20:50: RT @Kareemfarah23: Two elements of virtual learning that should continue in person: 1. Building digital resources so that students can acc…
  • Wed, 20:55: you will still use AVD for specific scenarios - Remote Apps, if you want to take advantage of Windows multi-session: Win365 is built on AVD itself https://t.co/JMb04Z40Vohttps://t.co/acd3CnW544
  • Wed, 20:55: RT @VeryBadLlama: nasa employee: oh hey jeff you’re back early jeff bezos: moon’s unionized nasa employee: what? jeff bezos: *loading a…
  • Wed, 20:55: RT @angel_d_munoz: The simplified https://t.co/JltdiXaTLy .NET 6.0 API's make me think of using C# just for fun, they also work for F# but…
  • Wed, 20:57: RT @jsnover: The Windows Terminal train just keeps a rolling! We are going from one of the worst tools in the industry to one of the best!…
  • Wed, 20:58: RT @EmilyKager: Fragile masculinity can also be found in App Store reviews for an app with a purple/pink color palette 🤣 https://t.co/tfDDF
  • Wed, 20:59: RT @ekp: “I am a Black female CEO, and this is how I redefined the white men’s club in tech” @SMASHprogram CEO Danielle Rose shares advice…
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