Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Fri, 13:17: It was DNS...
  • Fri, 13:18: RT @EmilyKager: "we don't need a COC! we don't have to explicitly tell members of OUR community to treat each other with respect" narrato…
  • Fri, 13:18: RT @FinancialTimes: Boris Johnson has made a Brexit offer the EU can only refuse https://t.co/QRuaF8fIrh
  • Fri, 13:23: "[a virus] won’t back off when enough of us say, “We’ve had 18 months of masks, time to take them off and get on with our lives,” because, as I’ve said, it has no ears and no access to a calendar" https://t.co/IkxAowySfP
  • Fri, 13:29: RT @LBC: 'It's a ridiculous rule. Sometimes you have to break the rules to change them.' Labour MP Dawn Butler reflects on being thrown ou…
  • Fri, 13:29: RT @monkchips: the more i think about this move the more awesome i think it is. charting a different path, an alternative model of leadersh…
  • Fri, 13:35: Ventilation and masks were enough pre delta; maybe if we keep on masking we won't get a variant worse than delta before we get a vaccine that knocks off more of the virus (and jab enough people) https://t.co/O2Lhj6gF7Q
  • Fri, 13:40: RT @finishedloading: Court judgments make a difference to how politicians decide to legislate, I think that much is obvious. It is still in…
  • Fri, 13:41: RT @MigrationUK: “There’s no hiding that there’s currently a glass ceiling for women’s football and we want to do what we can to help smash…
  • Fri, 13:42: RT @Samfr: Great to see the Refugee Olympic Team. Their best medal chance probably a dissident Iranian Taekwando champion now living in Ger…
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @mkristensen: I like that you can now make the active document tab bold in VS2022 Preview 2. Enable it in Tools -> Options -> Environme…
  • Fri, 13:45: RT @DmitryOpines: Yup. While it's legitimate to believe the Protocol gets the balance of Protecting SM vs Facilitating Trade wrong, it's w…
  • Fri, 13:47: RT @DawnButlerBrent: Racist AND a liar https://t.co/L8MEIi20zi
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @DavidHenigUK: Basic millenarianism, the belief particularly common among cults of an impending fundamental transformation away from a r…
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @DavidHenigUK: Brexit as the path to fundamental societal transformation is particularly fragile given you immediately enter a permanent…
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @DavidHenigUK: Back to the classic Kafka quote, "Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy." Bre…
  • Fri, 13:50: RT @timheuer: Anyone want to make $5m? Just need a hex editor https://t.co/cXmPEWdYE7
  • Fri, 13:52: RT @rialtus: A reminder that the pandemic still exists, and that people have just chosen to believe it doesn't. Get vaccinated. https://t.c…
  • Fri, 13:53: RT @housecor: Hey developers, please stop disabling copy/paste in form fields! 🚨 It’s awful UX. It’s confusing. It doesn’t improve secu…
  • Fri, 13:54: RT @LordsEUCom: Vulnerable and elderly EU citizens in the UK are at risk of losing their rights following the 30 June deadline, says the Eu…
  • Fri, 13:55: RT @JayMitchinson: "A BBC spokesperson said: “Nothing is more important than our impartiality. All BBC journalists must abide by the BBC’s…
  • Fri, 13:55: RT @mrjamesob: Telling the truth is always ‘impartial’.
  • Fri, 13:56: RT @miffythegamer: Have you learnt *nothing* over these last eighteen months? We are *all* potential coronavirus spreaders, you ridiculou…
  • Fri, 13:57: RT @Will_MI77: This is such a cool article. 260k organizations 52 Azure regions around the world 20 million queries per hour at peak 90 pe…
  • Fri, 13:57: RT @ShoaibMKhan: I thought Spiked's whole thing was freedom of expression? Just not for black female MPs, it seems. https://t.co/5dl0go1UdI
  • Fri, 15:03: RT @eastdakota: AWS’s bandwidth pricing is bonkers. And they stand alone in the industry not discounting when their customers send traffic…
  • Fri, 15:14: Amazon packaging has a recycling URL on; when you go to it, it says 'if your local council won't collect plastic bags go dump it at a physical shop like Co-op' which feels like not just an abdication of responsibility but actual mockery
  • Fri, 15:43: any publication that has received legal threats for running the large amount of evidence that defendant did not, in fact, 'invent email' will be looking at this with interest ;)� https://t.co/3xbrTaFEa7
  • Fri, 15:43: RT @Sam_Dumitriu: If you have graduated from a top global university then you will be free to move to the UK without a job offer under the…
  • Fri, 15:44: RT @runasand: I created a list of 67 individuals targeted or compromised by Pegasus, based on publicly available reporting by @AmnestyTech,…
  • Fri, 15:45: RT @joelmartinez: Ok ... so I've played with #GithubCopilot a bit since yesterday, mainly with JavaScript. My experience so far has found t…
  • Fri, 15:46: RT @timheuer: Ever since she said she wanted to be the biggest spokesperson and ‘so on board’ with the phone, Candace hadn’t once tweeted f…
  • Fri, 15:46: RT @DynamicWebPaige: 🕴️‍♀️This is the first time that I've attended a virtual conference on @LinkedIn—but the experience felt ~similar to p…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @capitolwatch: The message from Washington Post editors to journalists who are victims of sexual assault: stay silent so you don’t jeopa…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @karenkho: a reminder again that if you are a journalist and you're not thinking and reporting about how climate is affecting your beat,…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @JolyonMaugham: Deciding you won't look for evidence of wrong in a Minister's private email is like deciding you won't look for evidence…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @JolyonMaugham: These guys have a perfectly good official email account. So why do they choose to conduct their official business by per…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @JessicaValenti: I understand the schadenfreude, truly, but maybe don't get too superior about new Covid infections hitting unvaccinated…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @RobChahin: I'm not an oven software guy but, if I were, I would consider the "no more fire please" button to be a P0. https://t.co/2g2J
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @JolyonMaugham: Hmm. But how can Edward Argar know this is true if he hasn't checked? @AngelaRayner https://t.co/giKxBGAWth
  • Fri, 18:36: after so many days of baking heat and humidity it feels *wrong* to close the window or put on a jumper when it gets cool and windy but I'm *almost* cold
  • Fri, 18:44: RT @FullFact: Dawn Butler MP accused Boris Johnson of lying yesterday, and was asked to leave the House of Commons. We do not know if the…
  • Fri, 18:45: RT @soapachu: https://t.co/Jq7PQx5xI7
  • Fri, 18:45: RT @codepo8: 👉🏼 “Tota11y” by @brucel is a bookmarklet that allows you to check for all kind of #a11y problems in the current page. In cases…
  • Fri, 18:45: RT @BestForBritain: Remain-voting cities besides "well-heeled London": Leeds Aberdeen Bristol Liverpool Edinburgh Cardiff Manchester Glasgo…
  • Fri, 18:47: RT @caro_milanesi: well I understand @netflix getting into gaming way more than @Zoom getting into gaming unless the goal is to find ways t…
  • Fri, 18:50: Stadia actually *did a thing* ? finally? (oh, closed beta - by application)� https://t.co/nIs7dLtIiC
  • Fri, 18:51: RT @TaylorrObvi: I genuinely do not see how it's possible for cis het dudes to walk around in 2021, the year of our Lord (Beyoncé), still l…
  • Fri, 18:53: RT @QuinnyPig: I was legitimately a straight dude on Grindr, but absolutely nobody I spoke to through the app believed me. https://t.co/k9F
  • Fri, 18:53: RT @davemacladd: weird how libertarian Tories are against ID cards when it comes to stopping a pandemic but all in favour of them when it c…
  • Fri, 18:59: I interviewed people doing air iron batteries in the mid 2000's but they didn't have a recharge cycle so they were just an early external power pack; lots of these battery technologies never make it into production so fingers crosssed� https://t.co/37LoFGQwxJ
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @JolyonMaugham: We are recruiting a Director of Partnerships to help us imagine a world in which discrete communities cohere around what…
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @krmarko: Apple’s profit machine has created a perpetual buyback loop that has seen it reduce its shares outstanding by more than 35% ov…
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @StevePeers: Hungary loses Norwegian funds as rule-of-law concerns intensify https://t.co/Z0KTzsBwSI
  • Fri, 19:02: RT @ClaudiaWebbe: 100 days from COP26 yet, the Global North can’t even agree to stick to the 1.5 degrees target set in the Paris Agreement…
  • Fri, 19:02: RT @nextdoorsv: A surprising side effect of having fewer children is worse traffic! Cupertino originally had many more elementary schools.…
  • Fri, 19:02: RT @gsoh31: In my experience, every exceedingly rich English person has another exceedingly rich person they point to in order to claim tha…
  • Fri, 19:04: RT @PeterGleick: I'm a hydrologist and climatologist. I'm immersed (so to speak) in the history of extreme weather. But this is unfathomabl…
  • Fri, 19:05: RT @BlindGirlVlogs: A modelling agency who keenly excepted me for commercial shoots has just told me they won’t use me because I am blind.…
  • Fri, 19:06: RT @MylesBorins: Holy moly getting to work with professional user researchers is such a gift. I'm starting to think of product decisions as…
  • Fri, 19:06: RT @jbeda: How many of you have something running someplace but it is too small to log in and figure it out and delete it? (I think this a…
  • Fri, 19:07: RT @AbraarKaran: One of the biggest lessons of the past year: epidemics are stopped by communities, not individuals. Yet we are so quick t…
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @pwnallthethings: Who called it the dislike button and not the "thanks I hate it" button
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @AwayRenoe: Instagram: Yay for trans people! Here are emojis and gifs and all things fun because we support you and love you! Also @ins
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @JenniferMerode: EU diplomats meeting in Brussels today backed the commission’s line — no renegotiation of the Irish protocol. Any chang…
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @JordanTeslaTech: Hey @elonmusk you might want to have your team look into the moon tricking the autopilot system. The car thinks the m…
  • Fri, 19:30: RT @Brinkhoff_C: @deployjeremy @maryjofoley @tomcat335 If the question is, can I trim down all access of my cloud PC to the internet while…
  • Fri, 19:31: RT @karriehiggins: This isn't medical error. It's misogyny. And while I am nonbinary, what happened to me was misogyny, too, because the d…
  • Fri, 19:41: RT @layopower: Hi @dotnet friends! We’ve been working on a new source generator for increasing System.Text.Json performance, shipping in .N…
  • Fri, 19:50: assuming that a user who needs to get a thing done will actually read the security warning is kind of how we got here, but it's comic relief for security folks� https://t.co/KhsNaOgnvE
  • Fri, 20:32: RT @lizkelley: it's a great day to apply for a job on @TwitterComms! come talk about twitter with us. can promise fun DMs, zero dull days…
  • Fri, 20:33: RT @soapachu: Note: using the word 'pingdemic' allows the govt off the hook again. It implies that the current chaos is somehow to do with…
  • Fri, 20:33: RT @StevePeers: It was already possible to deport EU citizens on public policy/security grounds, or because they did not meet free movement…
  • Fri, 20:33: RT @Nelsormensch: "I disdain 'bro culture' and have spent by career fighting against it" writes the man on the left in this Blizzcon panel,…
  • Fri, 20:34: RT @notshenetworks: 📢 quit expecting the only woman in the room to take meeting notes
  • Fri, 20:35: RT @SusanArendt: Cool, cool...I know I definitely feel better now that a woman in leadership has *checks notes* gotten angrily defensive a…
  • Fri, 20:36: RT @MSFTBayArea: Meet Aydan Aksoylar, Senior Applied #AI Engineer on the Autonomous Systems team at Microsoft. “My role is to apply Reinfo…
  • Fri, 20:36: RT @TheIFS: NEW: Pay freeze will mean 8% drop in salaries of experienced teachers since 2007 and 4-5% for less experienced teachers. Read…
  • Fri, 20:36: RT @joelmartinez: Great comment from an interesting thread above it, talking about how we should realize most clothing is not fully automat…
  • Fri, 20:41: RT @MichaelPDeacon: Time you Remainers got out of London and realised that in the real world everyone either goes to Eton or owns a castle
  • Fri, 20:46: RT @Kym_Possible: @QuinnyPig Seems pretty on brand to me. In 2014 the leadership at Grindr did not seem to take user tracking seriously at…
  • Fri, 20:46: RT @jdp23: @Kym_Possible @QuinnyPig Yep -- in privacy discussions, they're often used as the example of a serial bad actor. Interesting to…
  • Fri, 21:52: RT @nonagondice: #TTRPG folks. If someone you know could benefit from braille dice, send me a DM. If you cover shipping, I’ll 3D print a se…
  • Fri, 21:53: RT @mykola: Yes! We have varying degrees of ability, and many of us build elaborate models of social interaction as a survival mechanism.…
  • Fri, 21:56: RT @doeantlers: thanks for taking the time to argue in my replies and QTs but there are way, way more people who simply don't have access t…
  • Fri, 21:56: RT @enkiv2: @mykola (Just as the number one failure mode for movies is being boring, the number one failure mode for social skills is comin…
  • Fri, 21:56: RT @enkiv2: @mykola (We all *need* strokes, but we have to *demonstrate* reciprocity, because everybody's on guard against psychic vampires…
  • Fri, 21:57: RT @enkiv2: @mykola (Once you can avoid seeming like a psychic vampire, everything else is lower priority. People will forgive poor timing…
  • Fri, 21:58: RT @doeantlers: the gulf between "vaccines are available to everyone!" and "vaccines are available to everyone who can schedule an appointm…
  • Fri, 21:59: RT @MattRosoff: Something new. Couldn’t be more excited to help cover what I think will be the biggest news story of the decade. https://t.…
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