Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Wed, 12:54: RT @QuinnyPig: Oh dear. https://t.co/9MCv0SpFL2 https://t.co/Y39dGJr8i5
  • Wed, 13:10: RT @marypcbuk: @stevetex Relentless dunking isn't just for donuts
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @maylangford: @seldo We’re not lying, we’re dying in Nebraska. But Gov Pricketts has made it illegal for counties <20K to report Covid d…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @zsk: Goodness, Twitter is full of finance experts today! So glad these anonymous accounts with very few followers are on hand to explai…
  • Wed, 13:17: RT @soapachu: When a woman posts screen grabs of a creep's DMs and a bunch of other men go 'oh wow, is this what you have to deal with' lik…
  • Wed, 13:18: RT @cjayanetti: Right across the board - look at the over-55s, look at the Leave figure, the Conservative voters. It's right across the boa…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @JoshuaRozenberg: Dobbin QC says that Kopelman, an emeritus professor of psychiatry at King’s College London, was “willing to mislead” r…
  • Wed, 13:19: RT @TobyBaratta: @zkat__ Normalize allowing engineers to cost out the time it will take them to learn a new tool/skill/thing as part of usi…
  • Wed, 13:20: RT @TomSamaki: As the saying goes: “Give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he must either be in an area with a strong…
  • Wed, 13:51: That's a new one: one of the tomato plants has turned completely purple since I planted it out! https://t.co/PzbtTQq72f
  • Wed, 14:08: RT @Samfr: On a more serious point is a true testament to the power of spin that Sunak, who has been consistently wrong on the most importa…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @Samfr: Best thing about this poll is that 21% of Tory voters would trust Boris to have dinner with their (female) partner but just 7% t…
  • Wed, 14:11: RT @JSkeaping: A Labour Councillor... A LABOUR COUNCILLOR scuttling around Ashford forming a private militia to deport refugees: https://t.…
  • Wed, 14:13: "Why did you 3D print the save icon" has real implications for how people think about hierarchies; if you grow up using mobile apps and search you'll likely be a piler not a filer. https://t.co/viJ5KEPV6U
  • Wed, 14:20: RT @JohnLaTwC: #HuntingTipOfTheDay Mscorsvw.exe runs in the background to compile .NET apps to native code to help them run quickly🚀. These…
  • Wed, 14:20: RT @mzbat: someone said to me last night “you will never be too much for someone who can’t get enough of you” and I think that might be my…
  • Wed, 14:20: RT @hminto: Discovering #accessibility is always half the battle. For some time @Office365 has auto-generated alt text (image descriptions…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @tomburgis: SCOOP Conservative chair Ben Elliot discussed with two ambassadors a donor’s plan to take a sensitive role in the party’s Mi…
  • Wed, 14:21: RT @tomburgis: EXCLUSIVE An ex-MP tried to warn about a Conservative donor’s Russian past. What she didn’t know was that the donor was a pr…
  • Wed, 14:25: RT @timmycb5: The headline is that construction costs have gone up about 40-60% on average. The sparkies will not quote for jobs now, unl…
  • Wed, 14:25: RT @timmycb5: One of the local brickyards, which has been going for 70 years, and has taken that long to build up enough stock to be the ma…
  • Wed, 14:25: RT @timmycb5: Some roof tiles now have a 48 week lead time. Yes that’s right. An entire fucking year.
  • Wed, 14:25: RT @timmycb5: Cement and plaster has doubled in price. Some lumber has tripled.
  • Wed, 14:25: RT @timmycb5: One of the dads, who runs a fairly large firm and employs about 20 people now spends his entire days driving from merchant to…
  • Wed, 14:26: RT @timmycb5: This is creating two opposing pressures. The U.K. economy is underpinned by housing/building. The eye watering increase in co…
  • Wed, 14:26: RT @timmycb5: 2) the government will have to fix the supply issue (I.e. do some massive back peddling and grovelling) and get a deal with t…
  • Wed, 14:27: RT @acmeducation: 11 Aug, join us for the free #ACMTechTalk "Running Linux Apps on Windows: How and Why?" w/@shanselman. Get the latest on…
  • Wed, 14:28: RT @SarahTaber_bww: oh and btw lots of people who changed jobs bc they were re pissed at how their old job handled the pandemic are now pi…
  • Wed, 14:31: RT @KimCrayton1: Tech is NOT neutral nor apolitical AND it's increasingly used as tools to facilitate oppression https://t.co/zB6Q28GXes
  • Wed, 14:32: RT @mdf200: What the hell @google? Yeah... because they doing less work right? Bollocks. Your place of work is irrelevant to the work load…
  • Wed, 14:34: RT @AjvictoryMD: A colleague has a 4 y/o who is intubated due to COVID and asked us, a group of physician friends, how to tell the 6 y/o th…
  • Wed, 14:35: RT @brianstelter: Overnight news from @Donie: Sen. Rand Paul "has been suspended from YouTube for seven days over a video claiming that mas…
  • Wed, 14:38: RT @extremetemps: Breaking news: The SIAS (the official agromet. net of Sicily) station of Siracusa soared to 48.7C which would break the e…
  • Wed, 14:39: RT @ZTPetrizzo: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, in a late-night text and at the event yesterday, stated he wants me to interview him from the ma…
  • Wed, 14:39: RT @McChris85: If you want to understand exactly what's happening in Poland right now regarding media freedom then watch this 👇 A law whic…
  • Wed, 14:40: RT @theopenssf: Hey now, you're an Allstar, get your security checks on, go install the new OpenSSF Allstar GitHub App https://t.co/Bikm0fv
  • Wed, 14:41: RT @smenor: This is the thing about «personal responsibility» whether it’s the pandemic or climate catastrophe - these are problems that re…
  • Wed, 14:42: RT @NorthumbrianH2O: 📰(REALLY) OLD NEWS ALERT📰 During some water pipe replacement works on the West Road, Newcastle, we found an undiscove…
  • Wed, 14:43: RT @billybragg: Check out one of the lieutenants of Thanos writing a thought piece for the New Statesman https://t.co/G0COSLLMuY
  • Wed, 14:46: RT @NBCNews: Facebook says it has removed hundreds of accounts linked to a mysterious advertising agency operating out of Russia that sough…
  • Wed, 18:31: RT @brettsky: HINT: it's really handy for drive-by edits or any other situation where compute isn't necessary 🤔 https://t.co/C7cnQNl4h6
  • Wed, 18:31: RT @ReedAlbergotti: Scoop: Apple has dropped its lawsuit against Corellium, which was scheduled to go to trial and was being closely watche…
  • Wed, 18:32: RT @clemensv: @TomKerkhove Queues have fewer moving parts and therefore cost less memory/CPU and are therefore faster and easier on resourc…
  • Wed, 18:33: RT @samdman95: The #1 thing most local politicians can do to combat climate change? Legalize dense, urban, infill housing, especially near…
  • Wed, 18:33: RT @ohreallysid: I want to start thread where people just say nice pleasant things. This week (year…?) has been rough, help me send happy c…
  • Wed, 18:34: RT @film_girl: For people who like this idea but can’t use Codespaces (local ones aren’t on the roadmap right now), look @code’s remote con…
  • Wed, 18:37: RT @AnaCabrera: NEW: CDC strengthens recommendation for pregnant women to get vaccinated, saying it's "not seeing a signal of safety concer…
  • Wed, 18:37: RT @bradfordcross: We need to facilitate plans for men to take more paternity leave. Asymmetry is bad for women’s careers and bad for men’…
  • Wed, 18:38: RT @2PercentSilk: Two years ago, @amandaksilver gave an intern talk on what Day 1 onboarding would look like over the next 5 years - sharin…
  • Wed, 18:38: RT @dinoman_j: go with the flow https://t.co/woUr1JcTqJ
  • Wed, 21:27: RT @IanDunt: Absolutely done with Tory MPs wanging on about personal freedom, a value they have repeatedly voted to restrict unless they th…
  • Wed, 21:27: RT @IanDunt: The abject hypocrisy of it. Freedom of movement: gone. The right to claim asylum: degraded away. The ability to protest: silen…
  • Wed, 21:27: RT @IanDunt: If you're going to support an authoritarian government, do so. But for heaven's sake don't act like you're a liberal while doi…
  • Wed, 21:27: RT @rolandmcs: "Tears and technical chaos: Andrew Neil weighs up his future at GB News" Genuinely f***ing hilarious © @IanDunt https://t.…
  • Wed, 21:28: RT @miqdaad: The Co-chair of the Conservative Party (not a member of the government, nor on behalf of the government) had *secret* meetings…
  • Wed, 21:28: RT @WebDevLaw: Phenomenal. Google is introducing a tool for under-18s to request the removal of images of themselves from search results, i…
  • Wed, 21:28: RT @GoodLawProject: 🚨Government has accused us of being 'vexatious' after we asked DHSC via FOI to publish Dido Harding's meeting schedule.…
  • Wed, 21:28: RT @StevePeers: Mate, you voted to restrict the right to protest. Sit down. https://t.co/Sq3CZ73Ige
  • Wed, 21:29: RT @redhistorian: Good to see my former colleague Saul Dubow responding to Robert Tombs' absurd account of the Second Boer War in the @Tele
  • Wed, 21:29: RT @StevePeers: How it started How it's going https://t.co/bFD2hegpnG
  • Wed, 21:34: RT @theworstdev: I think YouTube thumbnails are a great representation of issues we face with ML. Thumbnails featuring people with express…
  • Wed, 21:34: RT @theworstdev: As more and more folks adopt this style and more and more folks click on those videos, it will rank higher and higher. So…
  • Wed, 21:34: RT @KELLYWEILL: Far-right brawls in Portland should have served as a warning sign for the rest of the country before Jan. 6, local civil ri…
  • Wed, 21:35: RT @mikebaz: I've been told that people hate everything on Twitter. I like some things, and I'm on Twitter. I like bacon, for example. 🥓
  • Wed, 21:35: RT @ashlie: What’s launching today is just the beginning of the visual evolution. It lays the foundation for changes to come that make the…
  • Wed, 21:36: RT @mmitchell_ai: Doing ethics reviews for a few conferences, and boy we've come a long way!! So happy AI is moving down this path. A few y…
  • Wed, 21:37: RT @ashleygjovik: “Once you do report harassment, please be flexible about switching positions, desks, offices, projects, teams, companies,…
  • Wed, 21:37: RT @rothschildmd: The best part of this when the other clowns on stage gaslight Ron into believing that his lawyer was wrong, and he should…
  • Wed, 21:38: RT @ralph_squillace: The original success for docker: instant, immutable dev agility https://t.co/8x5xcZjMMJ
  • Wed, 21:38: RT @mmitchell_ai: @ashleygjovik ...But I don't think anymore that it's ever about belief: it's about liability. The more you can make them…
  • Wed, 21:44: RT @davidmweissman: If California can call for a recall of Governor Newsom; can’t we Floridians call for a recall of Ron DeSantis?
  • Wed, 21:46: RT @TashP351: My friends daughters hamster has been missing and feared dead for almost 2 weeks now. Last night she forgot to wash up the pa…
  • Thu, 01:59: RT @grok_: MIT requires vaccination, has a vaccination rate above 90%, has a weekly testing requirement, mask requirement, and contact trac…
  • Thu, 02:00: RT @valentine_irl: It has been two weeks since the largest walkout in the history of gamedev, and I have yet to hear a single person in lea…
  • Thu, 02:01: RT @mastersonmv: Does this mean Spyder collect the $5 million? I gotta say I did not see that coming. https://t.co/nLWQzJE7cw
  • Thu, 02:02: RT @harasmint: I had my first of 3 exit interviews today and my line manager has the audacity to say to me "I think you need to realise tha…
  • Thu, 02:07: RT @wagatwe: Girlboss feminism exists to keep us from thinking about ourselves as WORKERS. If you're always working to be a boss, you're n…
  • Thu, 02:08: RT @TethysNoodler: Idiot Americans are bitching about this being a product of European socialism and other idiot Americans are calling this…
  • Thu, 02:08: RT @airercode500: It is irresponsible to be a respected professional and NOT shitpost. MAKE ROOM FOR OTHERS 👏🏻 I see Microsoft people pos…
  • Thu, 02:08: RT @emmy_zje: If you don’t support trans kids, you don’t support trans people. It’s honestly that simple.
  • Thu, 02:09: RT @ErrataRob: 56a/ All day Mike Lindell has been on stage saying the cyber experts are happily working on packet captures. We are not. We…
  • Thu, 02:09: RT @ErrataRob: 56b/ I mentioned this because some of his PR guys came by looking to take video of cyber experts working on packet captures.…
  • Thu, 02:10: RT @z3dster: Maybe the real PCAPs are the friends we made along the way
  • Thu, 02:13: RT @AstroKatie: Any university that chooses not to require vaccination and tries to compromise with only weekly testing is risking huge out…
  • Thu, 02:15: RT @JenMsft: @Microsoft https://t.co/XcmeuuIHrd
  • Thu, 02:16: RT @IanColdwater: I don't know why people have so much faith in sandboxes. Have you ever seen a kid play in a sandbox? They get sand everyw…
  • Thu, 02:16: RT @SpiroAgnewGhost: *BREAKING: Federal judge in Washington D.C. has rejected ALL of the motions to dismiss Dominion's defamation lawsuits…
  • Thu, 02:18: RT @danidonovan: Chronic avoidance can be related to depression or other mental health issues (not just ADHD)! Talk to your doc if avoidan…
  • Thu, 02:19: RT @JulieSLalonde: This is a sincere suggestion that you limit your exposure to Covid news & focus on nesting so that the fall/winter is as…
  • Thu, 02:19: RT @mattblaze: Extrapulate is the world of the day.
  • Thu, 02:20: RT @NYTGuildTech: As tech workers, we create the tools that power the @nytimes. We work together, build together, and are ready to vote yes…
  • Thu, 02:21: RT @Christoph_Means: Jenn started playing @KitfoxGames Boyfriend Dungeon, and this came up and struck us in the heart. Jenn's mother passe…
  • Thu, 02:21: RT @slightlylate: Every team on the planet: "we could make things better for 100k Android and Windows users *or* we could try to track down…
  • Thu, 02:21: RT @TaniaWalker: Common BAD advice is to present oneself professionally on social media because “future employers see you there”. First: I…
  • Thu, 02:22: RT @kylealden: @slightlylate you may want to avoid my my hot new conference tour, “the problem with this ecosystem is not enough of the app…
  • Thu, 02:23: RT @richardadalton: Here's my crazy conspiracy theory. I think the governments of the world are injecting us with very safe and effective…
  • Thu, 02:24: RT @bigendiansmalls: How is it that every org, with all their strict sw policies and procedures - still uses PuTTY?
  • Thu, 02:25: RT @GitHubEducation: We're bringing @code to GitHub Classroom 🎒 💻 Use VS Code LiveShare to collaborate, see auto-grading test results, and…
  • Thu, 02:25: RT @phae: I cannot tear my eyes away from the pillow man's cyber symposium. On the one hand, it's an excellent example of the dunning-kru…
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