Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Fri, 13:28: RT @JimMFelton: Fair play to Andrew Neil, it takes guts to leave a successful BBC show to move to a channel with more presenters who are An…
  • Fri, 13:29: RT @asyrewicze: Working on a personal content project re: mental health and the tech industry and need some feedback > Do you deal with reg…
  • Fri, 13:29: RT @WinObs: Shared: Introducing the new Microsoft Teams Support Engineer Associate certification - Microsoft Tech Community https://t.co/OE
  • Fri, 13:29: RT @KameronHurley: Was discussing in another channel about how we'll all need to start putting provisions in our wills that our likenesses…
  • Fri, 13:30: RT @Theresa_Chapple: CDC has changed course before based on scientific pressure. Maybe it is time to put pressure on CDC to return to natio…
  • Fri, 13:30: RT @gsuberland: this concerns me far more than the cryptographic issues https://t.co/2My24Wja3Y https://t.co/dmDhfiRnB8
  • Fri, 13:30: RT @TanjaBueltmann: ‘England’s Covid unlocking a threat to the world, experts say’ — I guess that’s just the kind of Global Britain everyon…
  • Fri, 13:31: RT @carolecadwalla: This is LIVE now. An incredibly high-level group of scientists inc 3 official govt advisors - to Israel, Italy & NZ - &…
  • Fri, 13:31: RT @cfiesler: PSA! Jokes about diabetes aren't cool! You won't get diabetes from eating too much sugar, it's not funny to joke about gettin…
  • Fri, 13:32: RT @doctor_oxford: If I hear one more government minister crow about “nearly two thirds” being double jabbed, I swear I will implode. They…
  • Fri, 13:45: This is why Microsoft is taking the topological qubit approach (hampered by a different kind of observation error but I believe still cranking away) https://t.co/ikdhOczsG9
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @Grady_Booch: Advice to young people entering the field of computing: If you choose to work at a company that possesses dubious ethical…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @MitchFraas: Got a package with this 1982 British stamp entitled "information technology" - the usual narrative of course: hieroglyphics…
  • Fri, 13:46: RT @flaviocopes: "The number of candidates I interview who have side projects worth looking at or open source contributions is maybe 1-in-1…
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @PerLarsen1975: How to opt-in to the Extended Stable release cycle option beginning with Microsoft Edge 94 #MSEdge #Microsoft365 https:/…
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @carysafoko: This is every woman of colour bringing up racism at work. Immediately you get painted as aggressive/unreasonable and your t…
  • Fri, 13:50: RT @BeffernieBlack: No one gets madder or more defensive than someone who’s being accused of something they did.
  • Fri, 15:10: TIL Automattic bought Tumblr; I guess at least they haven't done anything really bad to it
  • Fri, 15:10: RT @AlannaBennett: Why on earth are editors still getting away with publishing this as aspirational. https://t.co/eUAiFzYKiz
  • Fri, 15:12: ok: hot *and* heavy� https://t.co/fnIFWRlKTP
  • Fri, 15:12: RT @ChappellTracker: There's a reason Nintendo takes forever to release consoles. Hardware development sucks. Making it work is hard. Then…
  • Fri, 15:13: RT @ChappellTracker: Steam is used to making a profit on its store, so I assume their model well skew toward Microsoft and Sony but...methi…
  • Fri, 15:14: RT @histoftech: Always so fascinating how certain people are told they’re “not technical enough” while certain others with less (or sometim…
  • Fri, 15:14: RT @campbellclaret: There will be a special place in hell for the Koch Brothers, and all who have funded and driven climate change denial.…
  • Fri, 15:19: RT @JosephCornforth: Now that dan Wootton is trending, let’s all remind everyone of his journalistic integrity... https://t.co/tt84VlaKtB
  • Fri, 15:19: RT @WillOremus: For those old enough to remember physical Rolodexes—imagine if every time you signed up for a service, they came by your ho…
  • Fri, 15:20: RT @franklinleonard: Googles out of curiosity. Immediately discovers that her male thesis supervisor got first position on the paper announ…
  • Fri, 15:20: RT @praeclarum: Ooui was selected as a recipient for the June 2021 Microsoft FOSS Fund! It's a big prize: $10,000!!! 🎁🎉 I'm rather speechl…
  • Fri, 15:26: RT @katie_martin_fx: add Lithuania and HK to the list, with the UK, Cayman, Malta, Italy, etc.... https://t.co/qy0ffa2veJ
  • Fri, 15:27: RT @Andrew_Adonis: Apparently GB News may be moving to France
  • Fri, 15:27: RT @donasarkar: A zillion times this. I ask managers to offer assistive tech (camera on/off, captions, sign language, focus mode, immersi…
  • Fri, 15:27: RT @DmitryOpines: You can't hire one group of people on the promise they'll be a serious news and debate channel, another group on the prom…
  • Fri, 15:29: how is Fox allowed to broadcast this? in the UK, Ofcom would be on them like a ton of bricks for this kind of dangerous nonsense. � https://t.co/EYjlQWCBhr
  • Fri, 15:36: RT @MSWindowsITPro: Announcing Windows 10, version #21H2: - Delivered FAST via enablement package to devices running 2004/20H2/21H1 - Servi…
  • Fri, 15:36: RT @MSWindowsITPro: Windows 10, version #21H2 will also be the basis for the next Windows 10 LTSC version. Both will be released at the sam…
  • Fri, 15:38: RT @cherthedev: Refusing to acknowledge that Britney is bipolar, and that she is disabled because of that, is doing her, and the community…
  • Fri, 15:38: RT @JMBooyah: My hijab isn’t making you uncomfortable, your racism and xenophobia is making you uncomfortable with my hijab. https://t.co/z
  • Fri, 15:38: RT @theferocity: Oh, NOW y’all are arresting people for protesting on Capitol Hill? Mmmk. Got it. Good to know. https://t.co/ZFp6TP8u29
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @thurrott: "Microsoft just blew up the only reason you can't use a Linux desktop" No it didn't. What a stupid, Linux-focused worldview.…
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @S_Mittermeier: Tell me you‘re an asshole without telling me you‘re an asshole https://t.co/XST1EoErEd
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @allthecitizens: NEW: Prof Michael Baker, official advisor to NZ government: “In NZ we've always looked to UK for leadership..it's why…
  • Fri, 15:46: RT @torgo: “England’s Covid unlocking is threat to world, say 1,200 scientists” https://t.co/CmxFH439il We should not be opening up. Unfort…
  • Fri, 15:47: rotating E and I� https://t.co/kKvovZwaZL
  • Fri, 15:47: RT @reuterspictures: Danish Siddiqui covered war zones and crises from Iraq to Hong Kong to Nepal. He was killed on Friday covering Afghan-…
  • Fri, 15:48: RT @random_walker: "Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices" has been named a runner up for the Cas…
  • Fri, 15:48: RT @doctor_oxford: Heart-breaking news. Queen Elizabeth Hospital B’ham has just cancelled all planned ops for 2 days - including life-or-d…
  • Fri, 15:49: RT @rupertg: EDINBURGH SCAM ALERT Newhaven, an hour ago. 6' tall slim build, short grey hair, mask, Scottish, claiming to be from Amazon u…
  • Fri, 15:49: RT @kateo: Deepfakes aren’t just getting used maliciously; they’ll also be used for what people deem good and/or useful purposes. But peopl…
  • Fri, 15:49: RT @heatherkelly: Speaking of Venmo, a shocking number of people still don't know their friends lists are public by default. Including the…
  • Fri, 15:51: RT @heatherkelly: First, do not store things like passwords in the Notes field. On iOS, that filed has only been off limits since 2019 and…
  • Fri, 15:51: RT @heatherkelly: Because there is no way to know what fields each app is taking! We tried asking 32 apps directly, a third wouldn't reply,…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @anshelsag: If this is the situation in Israel, we're in for a very rough next few months... https://t.co/WPpfEaOPkX
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @J_Jaraczewski: Brexiteers sharing my thread about CJEU ruling C-791/19, following me, then liking every tweet in that thread up until t…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @PrivaCat: This is a great angle to interrogate further. It touches on the larger questions of how AI can indirectly create negative 'nu…
  • Fri, 15:55: RT @PatrickCMiller: Linux version of HelloKitty ransomware targets VMware ESXi servers https://t.co/jQAnCSl7Qr
  • Fri, 15:56: RT @blowdart: I gave up on Win11 widgets. They don't show AAD calendars or Todo lists, and the stock tickers don't sync to the money settin…
  • Fri, 15:57: RT @_s_hari: No one wants to go back into the office. Stop trying to make that a thing https://t.co/sJW4q1gwYT
  • Fri, 15:59: RT @jackmjenkins: There's been lots of talk about white evangelicals & vaccine hesitancy, so I reached out to @PRRIpoll for county-level da…
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @IrishSQL: In case you were wondering why women leave tech and young women don't stick with an IT degree, I present to you the toxic env…
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @IrishSQL: Men often claim they'd say something if they heard this. Some would. But I want you to take a minute to realize 2 things. The…
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @IrishSQL: I think some who don't participate in this kind of chatter also don't pay attention when this goes on around you. I think thi…
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @IrishSQL: You probably don't realize the extra burden women in tech carry around, every day. The emotional work we do hearing this kind…
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @IrishSQL: So I'm asking you to do a few things. Pay attention. Every day. And then call them out on this behavior. And do it in fron…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @byKateSmith: Now that I’m not a reporter I can be candid about my own opinions on reproductive rights. I’ll say this: With or without R…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @michael_howard: While flying back from a dive trip to Kona I wrote some C# code using Visual Studio 2020 to parse a CSV file and encryp…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @getwired: Uh… what about Fox and Newsmax? https://t.co/p5vGduZn3f
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @JohannaStrouse: There are two wolves inside you. One is your intuition, which tells the truth without evidence. The other is your anxie…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @amywestervelt: Been spending a lot of time lately reading the PR strategies of oil companies, tobacco, automotive and pharma from the 1…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @LBC: James O'Brien comforts this 'vulnerable' caller who gets tearful after revealing people have laughed in her face for wearing a mas…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @jandreacola: #SQL Server 2012 goes out of support next summer and #Windows Server 2012/2012R2 in October 2023. Now is the time to plan…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @ScienceMagazine: The spectacular, self-similar symmetry of cauliflowers, like Romanesco, stems from shifts in floral gene regulatory ne…
  • Fri, 16:59: Intel Is in Talks to Buy GlobalFoundries for About $30 Billion - that makes a lot of sense for Intel, wonder if it uncomplicates things for Abu Dhabi? https://t.co/eD58mlNeE5
  • Fri, 18:13: RT @Pinboard: So the key thing to understand is that Xi believes he has a scientific theory of history (however baroque that has become), a…
  • Fri, 18:13: RT @Pinboard: Xi's crushing of a free society in Hong Kong proves that ideological goals come first. In his worldview, you can't even mean…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @Pinboard: The guy grew up in a cave! His family was burned by the Cultural Revolution, he experienced the chaos of Maoism firsthand, an…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @Pinboard: So China is ruled by a true believer with a pressing sense of urgency (national greatness to be attained by 2049, the 100 yea…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @moorehn: one of the most interesting things my therapist said this week is that writer's block can often be a result of the brain needi…
  • Fri, 18:26: RT @chgunderman: Teams across #Microsoft #VisualStudio Core team are actively hiring. This includes my immediate team (Editor), and our cl…
  • Fri, 18:26: RT @BruceDawson0xB: Hey @Dolby - I don't actually appreciate you putting ads in my Windows notification area. That's an abuse of your insta…
  • Fri, 18:27: RT @directhex: Valve is 100% a real console company, and by that I mean their store is totally totally fucked the instant it opens for sale…
  • Fri, 18:36: swipe from the left will open widgets in Windows 11? I already have a Power Toys issue open to disable this in Windows 10 so I don't have to do it in the registry (it messes us eg playing Jigsaw) https://t.co/VYZx4KM4j8
  • Fri, 18:39: RT @katobell: @samatlounge It's like when Silicon Valley invents the bus every six months
  • Fri, 18:42: RT @Dixie3Flatline: Hello! You need to pay attention to the release notes for Kubernetes v1.22. I know nobody likes reading release notes,…
  • Fri, 18:42: RT @edyong209: 🚨I wrote about what Delta is doing to Missouri. Some hospitals have accrued as many COVID-19 patients in 5 weeks as they got…
  • Fri, 18:42: RT @GoodLawProject: Last week Michael Gove told MPs "every single procurement decision went through an eight-stage process"... but they did…
  • Fri, 18:43: RT @mkonnikova: This really does say it all. https://t.co/z6orD1c3qz
  • Fri, 18:43: RT @mor10: This is why I've been teaching designers HTML and CSS layouts and how to design in the browser, and why I insist on grouping dev…
  • Fri, 18:44: RT @Krewell: The meme that keeps on giving. https://t.co/cd6k7nS0Pl
  • Fri, 18:44: RT @k8em0: “There is no state, county or city in the US where a full-time, minimum-wage worker working 40 hours a week can afford 2-bedroom…
  • Fri, 18:45: RT @ChanceyFleet: Blind and disabled users aren't the only ones who find #AccessiBe unreceptive to feedback. Recent employees describe an…
  • Fri, 18:56: RT @mmitchell_ai: I did an interview with Venturebeat about AI Ethics, Corporate structures, and Inclusion. Also talk a bit abt the firing…
  • Fri, 18:56: RT @teroterotero: On the eve of UK Freedom Day https://t.co/ClIJKesHIX
  • Fri, 18:56: RT @technosophos: Brigade has come a LONG way in the last year, and we are super excited to be closing in on a release. Check out the blog…
  • Fri, 18:57: RT @sundaytakesbart: I don’t wanna go to space, but if billionaires are taking requests - I’d love to roll onto an airplane in my own wheel…
  • Fri, 18:57: RT @emrazz: Like all misogyny, penalizing ambition is a multidimensional trap. To be successful you must be likeable, to be likeable you mu…
  • Fri, 18:57: RT @WillOremus: Historic floods—from Detroit to Philly to Germany—continue to receive far less attention in national media and on Twitter t…
  • Fri, 18:57: RT @LeslieEilselK: Absolutely nothing prepared me for the last sentence. https://t.co/IFFg6ZjbOj
  • Fri, 18:58: RT @_alialkhatib: idk man laundering the failure of the sidewalk labs project into an optimistic report backed by the reputation of an acad…
  • Fri, 18:59: RT @BryanLowry3: Striking statistic from Jeff Zients, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator, during the briefing today: "In fact, just…
  • Fri, 19:00: RT @r0wdy_: Selling reskinned Chinese phones well above retail with a store sure to contain a 100:1 ratio of malware to legit apps to own t…
  • Fri, 23:12: RT @kylealden: Great products cannot have "growing engagement" as the number one goal. It's simply incompatible with the craft of design.
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