Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Sat, 19:27: RT @hadip: 25 years ago Microsoft released Internet Explorer 3.0, its first real salvo in the “Browser Wars”. This launch taught taught me…
  • Sat, 19:28: RT @hadip: Early on, I learned a critical rule about execution. My boss, Chris Jones, told me: “There’s 3 ways to handle work assigned to y…
  • Sat, 19:29: RT @hadip: Sadly for me, Microsoft broke up the IE team because it thought “we won.” As Andy Grove once said, only the paranoid survive. An…
  • Sat, 19:31: RT @_sarahyo: I’m moving to Seattle in about 6 weeks. suggestions for any of the following would be super helpful: - Dog friendly neighbou…
  • Sat, 19:32: RT @verified: We’ve temporarily hit pause on rolling out access to apply for Verification so we can make improvements to the application an…
  • Sat, 19:32: RT @HamillHimself: We are all in this together. Don't be a #maskhole. https://t.co/uIpJA5Yp2o
  • Sat, 19:32: RT @Es_Khyber: I have been chosen for chevening scholarship 2021/22 to continue my second master in UK. Unfortunately, at the very last mom…
  • Sat, 19:33: RT @EricaToelle: Here it is. The new flowchart to determine when an item will be retained or deleted in Microsoft 365. What do you think?…
  • Sat, 19:34: RT @TheMcKenziest: One of the best things you can do to improve your quality of life and those around you is to figure out not just what yo…
  • Sat, 19:35: RT @cherthedev: I saw this comment on Blind as well. If all of your top performers are from one racial or gender group, and low from the o…
  • Sat, 20:42: RT @brooklynmarie: We've been trying to call this out for years. But David did it mostly to women, so the journalism and fact-checking indu…
  • Sat, 20:42: RT @brooklynmarie: There's been a pattern that everyone has been willfully blind toward, and we've been treated like fucking cranks over it…
  • Sat, 20:43: RT @MakeAugusta: This is a reminder that, while you CAN reflow your PCBs in your kitchen oven, you really shouldn’t. Doing so will forever…
  • Sat, 20:44: RT @denise_dewald: Without mitigation, they predict that 80% of elementary students will be infected within 2 months, with most cases withi…
  • Sat, 20:44: RT @denise_dewald: The COVSIM modeling project in North Carolina have created models of how the delta variant might spread through a school…
  • Sat, 20:44: RT @denise_dewald: There are concerns that delta is making children sicker, and now data from Canada seems to show that this is indeed the…
  • Sat, 20:45: remembering that even mild cases can result in long COVID, letting delta sweep through the child population does not seem a great idea� https://t.co/BMKgpk1Lc7
  • Sat, 20:46: RT @PaulEDawson: “There is no future in the fossil fuel industry and we cannot drink oil.” Vanessa Nakate @vanessa_vash The #StopEACOP all…
  • Sat, 20:46: RT @tanty0: At @Igalia we are looking for a Core Engineer. If you are a developer with a passion for #FOSS who loves knowing a bit of every…
  • Sat, 20:48: RT @Foone: I know a lot of sites are switching to the "upvote/likes only" model like how Twitter does it, but Spotify really shouldn't be o…
  • Sat, 20:49: RT @bitandbang: As soon as you enable *all* of your employees who can be fully remote to be fully remote *without compromises*, you start s…
  • Sat, 20:50: RT @theavalkyrie: Some clarity on the "thousands of Googlers agree to pay cuts so they can work remotely" article. What has actually happe…
  • Sat, 20:50: RT @theavalkyrie: This meant that a bunch of folks moved away from their assigned Google offices to be closer to families. Like not just a…
  • Sat, 20:50: RT @theavalkyrie: While the "work from wherever" policy was in effect, no one's salary was impacted by Google's long standing policy of adj…
  • Sat, 20:50: RT @theavalkyrie: But here's the rub: Google would not give a firm date on when employees needed to return to their assigned offices. They…
  • Sat, 20:50: RT @theavalkyrie: And leaving their employees with a shitload of uncertainty and anxiety-Lots of folks had to make the calculus of "do I mo…
  • Sat, 20:52: RT @normative: The responses to this are pretty much the best illustration of the “do your own research” problem I could ask for. Dozens of…
  • Sat, 20:52: RT @tabatkins: @zkat__ 🎶 one of these types is more general than the others 🎶 one of these types just doesn't belong
  • Sat, 20:53: RT @catvalente: Just heard a friend use the phrase “vaccine desert” and chills went up my spine. There are moments when you know you’re in…
  • Sat, 20:53: RT @pleasurepng: You can’t hate yourself into a version that you love 💖 (4/4) https://t.co/jJcQQlS0zX
  • Sat, 20:55: RT @bitandbang: pay me an SF salary no matter where you hire me. If I want to live in an $80000 mansion in the middle of nowhere as a remot…
  • Sat, 20:56: RT @jschauma: England doesn't have a ccTLD at all, and due to Brexit, British entities who registered a ".eu" name had their domains suspen…
  • Sat, 20:56: RT @jschauma: Ellice Islands became Tuvalu and got the CC (and thus, ccTLD) ".tv". This was promptly monetized and royalties from the .tv…
  • Sat, 20:56: RT @jschauma: Some ccTLDs represent countries that other countries don't acknowledge as existing. ".ps" is the ccTLD for Palestine (recogni…
  • Sat, 20:58: RT @AlyssaM_InfoSec: I deplore headlines like this. Seriously slanted and to what end. We WANT @CISAgov working with the private sector to…
  • Sun, 00:41: RT @lmichet: I assure you that every time “depicting traumatic harm in fiction = normalizing and encouraging it, so don’t publish it” disco…
  • Sun, 00:41: RT @lmichet: Like these are the conversation I’m having these days. Behind the scenes the artists you admire are telling one another “can’t…
  • Sun, 00:42: RT @sbisson: That little dot in the right side of the picture has been droning across the sky a evening, with no transponder to identify it…
  • Sun, 00:49: RT @dsymetweets: Here's the original F# active patterns paper, which touches on some of these issues https://t.co/JVbneDT6FG
  • Sun, 00:49: RT @dsymetweets: This means F#'s approach to pattern matching is sometimes misunderstood. We do *not* embrace large complex patterns. Inste…
  • Sun, 00:49: RT @dsymetweets: To be clear, I believe no modern language should add pattern matching without a way to perform functional abstraction on p…
  • Sun, 00:49: RT @dsymetweets: In other words, I suspect the current vogue to add pattern matching on arbitrary objects to languages is not necessarily g…
  • Sun, 00:51: competitive concerns no shit sherlock� https://t.co/Ff2iWzC2hb
  • Sun, 00:59: RT @rctatman: "AWS spokesperson said the company's Amazon Transcribe service... 'has never received any reports of abuse or misuse,' that i…
  • Sun, 01:00: RT @booksfightback: Yesterday at active shooter training, we were told that if there was a shooting at our school, we could use our masks f…
  • Sun, 01:04: RT @kelseyhightower: A few weeks ago @Linkerd, which pioneered the service mesh concept, became a graduated CNCF project joining the ranks…
  • Sun, 01:34: RT @techgirl1908: if we're being honest, the base pay for most SF tech workers was hardly enough for the cost of living there. Engineers ma…
  • Sun, 01:35: RT @andrewkimmel: One of the Proud Boys keeps following me around and pointing me out to his crew. Not many other press in here as they’ve…
  • Sun, 01:35: RT @kf: be the person current entry-level folks need, not the person you needed when you were entry-level reinforcing the path you took is…
  • Sun, 01:36: RT @cherthedev: As promised, the design of the Apple pay transparency survey. I made some changes based on learnings after the fact, so th…
  • Sun, 01:38: RT @getwired: This’ll be fine. There’s sure to be no long-term health ramifications to this. https://t.co/fTYSJWc0KX
  • Sun, 01:41: never mind that they've photoshopped the wrong era of splash screen, *the* floppy disk?� the Windows install of Photoshop was so many disks I kept an elastic band around the bundle (I installed it on 4+ PCs a month for benchmarking) https://t.co/iRWC2eoEEq
  • Sun, 01:42: RT @jmarshall_cfa: This is such a critical point, and it can play out in more "innocent" ways as well: the start ups inevitably fail, the d…
  • Sun, 02:33: RT @_jack_poulson: Case in point: Element AI -- which was trusted with human rights impact assessments and famously opposed AI for weapons…
  • Sun, 02:33: RT @IanDunt: A sickening, disgraceful form of reasoning from a government department in a state of total moral disrepair. https://t.co/7w0h
  • Sun, 02:36: RT @RobertCMahon: Too many of us academics have normalized spending personal money on doing our jobs. I’m pretty over it. And I’m pretty ov…
  • Sun, 02:36: RT @FlyFazFly: @mmitchell_ai “Data set collection and monitoring isn't a one-off task for one or two people… If you're doing this responsib…
  • Sun, 02:40: RT @TAHK0: Sakurai and Harada are talking about how fans will latch on to something any video game developer says casually (whether it be s…
  • Sun, 02:41: RT @Apress: Skill up to learn Dapr, in this book new by @RadoslavGatev, foreword by @yaronschneider A-Z + how to debug Dapr-enabled applica…
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