Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Thu, 12:02: RT @GlasgowlovesEu: .@BALPApilots issued a press release in July detailing the problems #UK licensed pilots face trying to return to employ…
  • Thu, 12:02: RT @SirJJQC: “Now I’ve left the golf club, they want to charge me a fee for using the course. This is outrageous! It just confirms I was ri…
  • Thu, 13:05: RT @RebekahKTromble: Let's boil this down: As things currently stand, Facebook gets to slurp up our data, sell our attention to advertisers…
  • Thu, 13:09: it might be as little as 7 days a year and report to the police or as much as 30 in 90 days, all taken out of the�90 in 180 day allowance ; what a mess for any band trying to organize a tour. nothing like a real visa waiver https://t.co/zaAgEUh3bX
  • Thu, 13:09: RT @swimmerbr78: The appalling danger here isn't that Stephen Miller is a full-fledged nazi. We already knew that. The danger is that the…
  • Thu, 13:12: RT @garius: I'm absolutely addicted to watching 40s/50s/60s American public information films, adverts and corporate videos. (I know! Bet…
  • Thu, 13:12: RT @garius: It's once you hit the ones from the 70s/80s/beyond that this seems instead to morph into: THIS WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER Whi…
  • Thu, 13:15: RT @MSEdgeDev: Hey there, Insiders! Dev channel update to 94.0.972.0 is releasing today, and we have a few new features this week including…
  • Thu, 13:15: RT @eevee: "we here at chrome inc are thinking about removing alert() because the ui is not great" meanwhile there is still no fucking way…
  • Thu, 13:16: RT @MindingPrivacy: The number of shiny new technologies adopted by law enforcement, schools, employers when the tech hasn’t even been sho…
  • Thu, 13:19: RT @ethomson: Do I know anybody who does engineering at BMW? I'm trying to find a contact who is managing their internal package registrie…
  • Thu, 13:22: RT @mrlacey: define "interested" https://t.co/Ad8eLESBj0
  • Thu, 13:22: RT @janl: I’ve worked with a number of clients in the past that straight up used Bundeswehr phraseology without thinking twice about it, li…
  • Thu, 13:24: RT @SpillerOfTea: If any of you are still inclined to believe the fear-mongering bullshit about trans people being rushed into surgery at t…
  • Thu, 13:24: RT @keewa: @jbarro https://t.co/zhH3I9u6ao
  • Thu, 13:26: you could write on a pad of paper on the right and have it appear on screen; but IBM didn't include any handwriting recognition or note taking software "because the lawyers wouldn't like it" as the IBM exec told me at the presser (because consent degree)� https://t.co/t7BLpZR6lP
  • Thu, 13:29: RT @BuckWoodyMSFT: Cumulative Update 12 for SQL Server 2019 is released and available for download - https://t.co/4i7PUbLvba
  • Thu, 13:30: RT @Channel4News: Channel 4 News investigation reveals how Arron Banks' pro-Brexit group Leave EU faked a migrant-crossing video and appear…
  • Thu, 13:31: least hyped? I'm glad I'd finished drinking my coffee or I'd have sprayed it everywhere. the hype about Arm displacing every other silicon vendor in every market hasn't even peaked yet ;)� https://t.co/H5TCYFZq2k
  • Thu, 13:35: RT @davatron5000: My favorite part of the Wuhan Lab conspiracy theory is that the apparent response is to blame Fauci, do nothing, and then…
  • Thu, 13:35: RT @andizeisler: [steps to mic, clears throat] YOU HAVE ALWAYS NEEDED PROOF OF VACCINATION TO "PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY." IF YOU DON'T REM…
  • Thu, 13:37: anyone who believes this will be interested in a splendid bridge I have for sale� https://t.co/8PAyZw0XyV
  • Thu, 13:37: RT @BorisJohnson_MP: As Grant Shapps explains, Tory donors who give us £250,000 have absolutely no influence over policy decisions. Other t…
  • Thu, 13:40: RT @PrivacyMatters: Which?’s survey of nearly 1,700 adults in England found: - [only] 55% had heard of the #GPDPR patient data scheme - of…
  • Thu, 13:40: RT @ericlaw: "the web platform is not a suicide pact" https://t.co/bjQnEl4Gw3
  • Thu, 13:42: RT @YesScot: 👎 However, Westminster's energy policies are designed to make Scotland’s renewables industry less competitive. The UK polici…
  • Thu, 13:44: RT @InfoWorld: . @Microsoft's new .NET distributed systems testing framework helps track down hard-to-reproduce errors in #cloud code — by
  • Thu, 13:45: RT @timheuer: Are you a .NET team that has already moved your team development using Visual Studio 2022 to benefit from new/improved capabi…
  • Thu, 13:50: A really nice explanation of why the construction industry is responsible for about a third of CO2 emissions (move *that* to space, Bezos) and in particular the problems of cement emissions from - well, Microsoft, because they're building the campus https://t.co/s9jgQwRWBU
  • Thu, 17:01: rhetoric about 'opening back up' focuses on going 'back to normal'; reading the Linux Foundation blog about event health and safety I'm think about actually how different in person events will be for a long time, with masks & temperature tests & spacing https://t.co/Wdr1Ptis27
  • Thu, 17:44: RT @sleevi_: SPIRE/SPIFFE appear to be reinventing Kerberos+ADCS, for Kubernetes, using JWT, and I don’t know whether to be impressed with…
  • Thu, 17:45: RT @jsnover: Complete knowledge and unerring judgement. https://t.co/F2nbnf7ttY
  • Thu, 17:47: RT @Kym_Possible: I said what I said. If your responders consistently work 50+ hours a week for over 35 weeks a year, you’re understaffed…
  • Thu, 17:47: RT @Kym_Possible: Actually I regret setting the min bar at 35 weeks. That’s still way too high. “Salaried” isn’t an excuse to try and sque…
  • Thu, 17:47: RT @n_th_n_: Literally, with 0 exaggeration, the NYPD is in court arguing that cops break certain privacy / records-sealing laws so much th…
  • Thu, 17:48: RT @KimZetter: “Studies have emerged indicating that vaccinated individuals are at risk of ‘long COVID’… even if they are largely protected…
  • Thu, 18:02: OneNote is going to be one app on Windows; the desktop app that comes with Office, which will get *most* of the features from the Store app - but you can keep using the Store app until October 2025 https://t.co/5Xq4rF2IHy
  • Thu, 18:23: RT @brunoborges: Say hello to the GA of #OpenJDK 16 for Apple M1, Windows and Linux ARM64! // @migueldeicaza https://t.co/ZAQvL1PDEp
  • Thu, 18:23: RT @Vulturemedia: Credit where credit’s due, Harold Wilson closed way more pits than Thatcher. And Atlee was no slouch either. https://t.co
  • Thu, 18:24: RT @mkashman: Suggestion: Scan & store a digital copy of your vaccination card, front and back, in @OneDrive *Personal Vault* ☁️🔐💉💉💳🗃️. In…
  • Thu, 18:44: about the way people suggest remote work is less efficient ;)� https://t.co/BXgQuRS3OY
  • Thu, 18:45: RT @SamGregory: Good to see @reface_app, one of the key #deepfake apps joining efforts like @ContentAuth to help provide clarity to people…
  • Thu, 18:45: RT @peleghd: I just published hAFL2 - an open-source kAFL-based fuzzer which fully supports nested virtualization and hypervisor (including…
  • Thu, 18:45: RT @mipsytipsy: friend "lol...we found a high cardinality tag in the codebase. someone didn't realize that 'userid' shouldn't be enabled."…
  • Thu, 18:47: RT @mark_riedl: I applaud the inclusion of the inventor of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. Would be great to also include Dr. Kati Kariko,…
  • Thu, 18:47: RT @radamihalcea: We often ask: what is the difference between Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing? A wonderful per…
  • Thu, 18:48: RT @AdamBienkov: Boris Johnson on Sky News says wind farms are vastly powerful and will provide "limitless" energy to British homes. Here…
  • Thu, 18:49: RT @y_kemayou: Empowering young Malians to apply deep learning tech for understanding the ancient manuscripts. Because "Timbuktu, where eve…
  • Thu, 18:49: RT @cfiesler: Weaponizing content moderation for harassment is becoming a huge problem. I'm studying moderation on TikTok; the apparent eas…
  • Thu, 18:50: RT @OrenNachman: @panos_panay I fought long and hard to add the Delay feature into Snipping Tool (with help from @kclemson and @joebelfiore
  • Thu, 18:51: RT @WinObs: Seeing all the announcements around the delays in return to office environments and the spike in COVID cases - feels like we ha…
  • Thu, 18:51: RT @sarahlongthorne: While I’m going off… ‘Constructive’ cruelty and comparative praise set a really bad example to junior employees. Seni…
  • Thu, 18:51: RT @BenThePCGuy: Windows Phone has to die, but THIS thing gets to live? Life is cruel. https://t.co/UIGtOB0Ikg
  • Thu, 18:55: RT @Delafina777: So how much of the poor health of fat people is actually caused by being fat itself, and how much is caused because doctor…
  • Thu, 18:59: RT @DeItaone: AMAZON HAS PUSHED BACK ITS RETURN-TO-OFFICE DATE FOR TECH AND CORPORATE WORKERS UNTIL JANUARY 2022 - THE SEATTLE TIMES $AMZN
  • Thu, 18:59: RT @rzgreenfield: The woman convincing companies like Facebook to let her give them a brutally honest assessment of how racist their produc…
  • Thu, 18:59: RT @monkchips: when i take a briefing from a vendor it does not mean you should add me to your general mailing list. please do not do that.…
  • Thu, 19:00: RT @donasarkar: Very Cool Job Alert 👇🏼 Are you a code-first dev who’s interested in a PM/strategy role to define what the future of #Fusio
  • Thu, 19:00: RT @WinObs: ICYMI yesterday - consider your current #WindowsInsider channel lineup and take appropriate action before the next builds are r…
  • Thu, 19:00: RT @vickyharp: @SwiftOnSecurity From an update linked in the article: "when analyzing employee performance, time spent in Git \ IDE was no…
  • Fri, 02:11: RT @Pinboard: There's a long tradition in the US media of treating Chinese government policy as subtle and inscrutable expression of grand…
  • Fri, 02:11: RT @Pinboard: Like, the answers are all spelled out in the official speeches, but they are so indescribably boring to read it creates a kin…
  • Fri, 02:11: RT @clynnexx: Auditor: "... I guess I'll get to that when I talk to the Kubernetes guys" Me: ... pause ... Me: "Most of our kubernetes team…
  • Fri, 02:14: RT @fuzzychef: Shipwright is now a CD Foundation project: https://t.co/AO3WjbI0k9 Shipwright is a tool that lets you distribute building…
  • Fri, 02:15: RT @mattblaze: Were these rules written by a virus? https://t.co/l3N9fgteDA
  • Fri, 02:17: platinum speculators fund the people who will tank the platinum market by finding an asteroid full of the stuff because they care more about knowing in time to get out of the market; getting your most important thing is *priceless*� https://t.co/3piI6ESmem
  • Fri, 02:18: RT @DynamicWebPaige: This is such a myopic approach from this company's recruitment team. 🤦‍♀️ Believe in people and their work, not acron…
  • Fri, 02:20: RT @veenadubal: “[W]here ride-hailing drivers go, nurses, restaurant workers,.. programmers, & others..will follow. The tech giants who rul…
  • Fri, 02:20: RT @pkedrosky: Dude created 200 fake Facebook accounts, half to post pro-vax stuff, half to post anti-vax stuff. Most of both stayed up, bu…
  • Fri, 02:21: RT @zackwhittaker: New: Apple confirmed it will begin scanning for known child sexual abuse materials (CSAM) on iPhones and Macs starting l…
  • Fri, 02:23: RT @slightlylate: Week 6 at MSFT and beyond all the acronyms, I've learned that "tenting", "wallow", "delighter", "growth", and "connect" a…
  • Fri, 02:24: RT @terrajobst: Who cares what motivated people to get into software engineering? It could be money, recognition, the desire to become the…
  • Fri, 02:25: RT @ghostordie: This is a really interesting dialogue I see happening, separating the "good" studios from the "bad" studios - implying that…
  • Fri, 02:26: RT @spoofyroot: Checking in skeptical co-workers all day today regarding Super Duper Secure Mode. Definitely having fun with this https://t…
  • Fri, 02:27: RT @_s_hari: I love the auto-decline feature in Office https://t.co/obRDfjuZGH
  • Fri, 02:27: RT @ceciliakang: Facebook: The FTC consent decree required us to cut off NYU researchers The FTC to Zuckerberg: Wrong https://t.co/QazzmXN
  • Fri, 02:27: RT @mcclure111: Sometimes I feel like you can separate the Web into three eras, a long era where every browser did whatever and every page…
  • Fri, 02:28: RT @qDot: so there's a furry con this weekend in the state with the worst covid outbreak and the theme is a cruise ship i guess we've ju…
  • Fri, 02:29: RT @mekkaokereke: Reminder: If you work at a really big company in Mountain View you can set your code review tool to default to anonymous…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @JohnMarlin_MSFT: Thought about working @Microsoft in the US or India supporting our customers with Azure Stack HCI? We have spots open…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @ncweaver: Ohohohoh... Apple's system is really clever, and apart from that it is privacy sensitive mass surveillance, it is really rob…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @ncweaver: Perceptual hash is a hard problem: allow some levels of permutation/mutation as "same". Apple's solution is to punt: Just us…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @ncweaver: Which is where the matching is interesting. It uses private intersection, so the client ONLY gets the hash when it matches a…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @ncweaver: And even when the phone reports a match, the match report uses a threshold scheme, so you need MULTIPLE matches before the re…
  • Fri, 02:30: RT @ncweaver: So this leaves the elephant in the room: the slippery slope. But as mentioned, there really are TWO slippery slopes here, th…
  • Fri, 02:31: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: Find an MSP. You need a managed identity provider like O365 or GSuite. All other distributed workforce security recomm…
  • Fri, 02:31: RT @iainthomson: He's the kind of chap that would turn up for this too. Rob's done a lot to rehabilitate the NSA's image. https://t.co/SBnO
  • Fri, 02:32: RT @edbott: Well it's fucked up that Yelp has to do this but good on them for understanding what a shitstorm this would unleash. https://t.…
  • Fri, 02:33: RT @technosophos: I just discovered @artichokeruby this afternoon. Aims to be a Ruby implementation written in Rust that AOT compiles to #W
  • Fri, 02:34: RT @mkheck: Yes, you read that correctly: builds available for M1 and ARM64 silicon! #java #usewhatworks https://t.co/hZKFCdp61S
  • Fri, 02:47: RT @DavidBrin: The special hardcover edition of my long-awaited and long asked-for omnibus Best of David Brin short fiction collection is n…
  • Fri, 02:47: RT @doctorow: Amazon's automation claims - about drones, warehouse robots, and self-driving delivery vehicles - masks their ghastly labor a…
  • Fri, 02:47: RT @doctorow: Seen in this light, many of tech's worst promises become less silly: Uber promises self-driving cars to distract us from its…
  • Fri, 02:47: RT @doctorow: Every single thing Elon Musk says goes into this category: "It's ok to destroy astronomy because my satellites obviate the ne…
  • Fri, 02:47: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: As a micro-sized business you don't have legacy junk that makes most business networks default to shitty security and…
  • Fri, 02:48: RT @pwnallthethings: This is correct. Apple's press release is confusing because they're rolling out two unrelated technologies and folks a…
  • Fri, 02:48: RT @pwnallthethings: The hidden lede tho is that on device CSAM scanning means Apple will now likely flip the switch to encrypt icloud back…
  • Fri, 02:49: RT @mattblaze: Images that, if found on your device, can get you in even more trouble than Child Sexual Abuse Material in certain jurisdict…
  • Fri, 02:49: RT @joncallas: I'm in this tweet and -- no, wait, I actually do like it. https://t.co/JRwtSqXvNu
  • Fri, 02:49: RT @mattblaze: It’s ironic that people who would never even think of connecting an unpatched device to an unsecured network are considering…
  • Fri, 02:50: RT @HaggardHawks: The author Henry James thought SUMMER AFTERNOON to be the two most beautiful words in the English language. JRR Tolkien t…
  • Fri, 02:51: RT @caro_milanesi: 3/ By 2030, @intel wants to see the number of women and under-represented minorities in senior leadership positions dou…
  • Fri, 02:51: RT @barbfederostrov: BREAKING: California becomes first state to mandate full #COVID19 vaccination for most health care workers by Sep. 30.…
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