Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Tue, 13:45: @technosophos hey, would this be a good week for that chat?
  • Tue, 13:47: RT @zarahsultana: Britain’s decision to wage war on Afghanistan, occupy it, & destabilise the region, means we have a special duty to those…
  • Tue, 13:50: RT @AllisonLHedges: .@clarissaward says a Kabul shopkeeper told her he's selling a lot more burkas "because people are frightened." "You s…
  • Tue, 13:50: RT @EmRoseDeLeon: @EmilyGorcenski Imagine bragging about agreeing with the Taliban.
  • Tue, 13:51: RT @aerdan: @EmilyGorcenski an unfortunate number of people who claim to favour democracy are inclined toward fascism the moment they get u…
  • Tue, 13:51: RT @cstross: Meanwhile, the Foreign Secretary was sunbathing and the Home Secretary was demanding more deportation flights for asylum seeke…
  • Tue, 13:53: I wonder if there's anything the Home Office, who don't need an armed guard, can do to help Afghans who don't work for us? https://t.co/uA8QmZlqYr
  • Tue, 13:57: RT @DrJinRussell: Over the past 19 months, up till now we’ve had a total of *26* Covid-19 deaths, hospitals running, schools open, vax roll…
  • Tue, 13:57: RT @DrJinRussell: I don’t think Dan or any other hypercritical overseas “commentator” quite realise how popular and successful our eliminat…
  • Tue, 13:57: RT @e_urq: @tv_type @VernMachil Ask yourself where you got the idea that teenage girls are especially vulnerable to social contagion. Why y…
  • Tue, 14:24: RT @shannonrwatts: The suspect - who threatened to kill US Senator Ralph Warnock - had a vast arsenal in his New York City home, including…
  • Tue, 14:25: RT @FaggyMcDykepuff: THIS THIS THIS. When half of the girls at my school got into self harm, it basically only hurt them, but it was a mora…
  • Tue, 14:25: RT @evan_greer: Hi, just a quick reminder for TV and Radio producers that there are trans people with expertise in a wide range of topics.…
  • Tue, 14:26: RT @killedbygoogle: https://t.co/XPS7utBvrh
  • Tue, 14:27: RT @SoloSays: You can donate your airmiles to people who have approval to travel but no funds. https://t.co/b1YbNZy3ba
  • Tue, 14:28: RT @minusplnp: Because that's the extent of a lot of online GC activism. They achieve nothing. They spend their evenings harassing trans p…
  • Tue, 15:23: so you can now stick your head out of the window in London on a night clear enough to hope you might see a meteor and there's a Starlink satellite quite visible beetling across the sky, which much be quite annoying to astronomers
  • Tue, 15:24: RT @unixterminal: NEW: A single node Rancher cluster in a single binary. Binaries for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Written in Rust. https://t…
  • Tue, 15:25: RT @sbisson: Headline "Scientists have discovered that Stonehenge is made from a nearly indestructible ancient material." Me. "Yes. Stone!…
  • Tue, 15:25: RT @cstross: Being an X-er is like “I watched buzz-cut American aviators play golf on the Moon and grew up terrified of dying in a nuclear…
  • Tue, 15:32: RT @IanColdwater: @QuinnyPig Tell me you're a white man without telling me you're a white man
  • Tue, 15:32: RT @nicolefv: @IanColdwater @QuinnyPig yanno, I don't think folks realize that their "just one quick question" that's actually a sh*tty "go…
  • Tue, 15:33: RT @USATODAY: A study states thousands of COVID-19 cases and hundreds of deaths in California, Oregon and Washington state from March to De…
  • Tue, 15:34: there's this fine line between bigotry and stupidity� https://t.co/ic6cRDFHWp
  • Tue, 15:34: RT @eliorlevy: EXCLUSIVE: The Palestinian Authority offered Israel assistance in putting out the fires in Jerusalem. The offer was accepted…
  • Tue, 15:35: RT @daithaigilbert: Facebook is not only allowing right-wing militias to spread anti-vaxxer misinformation on its platform, it's even label…
  • Tue, 15:36: sometimes, showing up to disprove things gets taken as proof and then it's about who can shout louder� https://t.co/TuRSt133ih
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @stshank: Also see behind-the-scenes video showing how scripted the stunts are; lots of crashes; & creepy shots of limp robots hanging f…
  • Tue, 15:38: RT @ABC: “Our commitment to the Afghan people endures.” Ross Wilson, acting U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, says he is still in Kabul desp…
  • Tue, 15:39: RT @martijn_grooten: Like infosec, but with terminology derived from humanitarian work rather than from the military.
  • Tue, 15:49: RT @JefTek: This is something I have been telling my customers to inventory and plan for in their projects to update or replace apps using…
  • Tue, 15:49: RT @Z_Beckstrand: sorry I didn’t get back to you I accidentally opened your message as soon as you sent it and then forgot about it for 12…
  • Tue, 15:50: RT @DrIfrahMagan: As a former refugee, I urge y'all to rethink sharing images of people in their most difficult moments. Yes, we need to do…
  • Tue, 15:51: RT @HeerJeet: Very crucial point: USA didn't waste trillions in Afghanistan on nation building. It wasted trillions on money that mostly en…
  • Tue, 15:53: Steve Jobs used to fire people by flinging a cellphone at them (he favoured the 'candy bar' cellphone models); it was known as 'firing by phone' and I believe HR had a whole set of canned paperwork with the NDA and payout on file for when it happened https://t.co/ADoxH5IVEe
  • Tue, 15:55: RT @turinginst: Join us for the next #TuringLecture with Cynthia Dwork, Honorary Turing Fellow and Professor of #ComputerScience at @Harvar
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @KalobGossett: MORE BIG NEWS: This week, Moderna will start human trials for its HIV vaccine. It will be the first of its kind to use mR…
  • Tue, 15:56: RT @Shipitcon: 🤣😂🤗 Seriously though, raising money to host ShipItCon, a community run event, is challenging. Some help would be greatly app…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @MKizzyy: This just happened: colleague: "I am uncomfortable with the only woman in the room delegated to note taking, I can take over…
  • Tue, 15:59: RT @SimonFRCox: Immigration departments love to make unnecessary work for themselves - then cry that they can’t cope! Home Office has had…
  • Tue, 16:01: RT @ehlastigirl: Cornell admitted out loud what many universities, including mine, are doing behind the scenes (denying all ADA requests fo…
  • Tue, 16:04: RT @CFWIJ: ‼️ ANNOUNCEMENT ‼️ If you know/are an Afghan journalist seeking refuge please get in touch on the following email address: saf…
  • Tue, 16:04: RT @OwenJones84: It's got to the point that whatever I tweet about - the climate emergency, Afghanistan, COVID, my cats - my mentions get f…
  • Tue, 16:08: RT @HarleyShah: One of the greatest speeches ever on war from Tony Benn - “aren’t Arabs terrified? Do they not weep when their children die…
  • Tue, 16:09: remember it? I expect the minimalist Windows 11 context menus to do this in a few months time...� https://t.co/vawzUUasP2
  • Tue, 16:10: RT @Cordelia_K_: Not a lot of my followers will know about this, but they should. The Mormons (a significant chunk) are revolting against t…
  • Tue, 16:11: RT @alisonaglitter: @saramsalem @travelfish after 2 yrs studying geopolitics in a central European country, I can confidently say the term…
  • Tue, 16:11: RT @saramsalem: The endless reproduction of the idea that it is Europe facing a migrant crisis and in need of protection, and not the migra…
  • Tue, 16:11: RT @ZachWeiner: For the next week or so, the news cycle will care about refugees. But there are 25 million+ refugees worldwide right now. W…
  • Tue, 16:12: RT @gtcomputing: With her new @MSFTResearch fellowship, @Diyi_Yang to help #NaturalLanguageProcessing #NLP systems better understand the so…
  • Tue, 18:51: RT @Grady_Booch: You’ve gotta code like everyone’s watching. Test like you are always wrong. Refactor like everyone else is adding featur…
  • Tue, 18:52: RT @dalmaer: Are we forcing it? What about WebAssembly? With WebAssembly, we could keep URLs, but have them toss back apps that are WebGL…
  • Tue, 18:55: one of the reasons I'm cautious about the web as an app platform is because that exciting goal can push aside some of the things people who need the web to be a document platform are still using� https://t.co/29XJRnmqjI
  • Tue, 18:55: RT @MelMitchell1: "Autopilot may encourage distraction by lulling people into thinking that their cars are more capable than they are."…
  • Tue, 18:55: RT @davidjustodavid: We just released Durable Functions for Python v1.1.0, an exciting new release with dramatic runtime performance improv…
  • Tue, 18:55: RT @laurieontech: While I understand this advice, I'd adjust it. It's perfectly reasonable to take pride in your work and feel valid emoti…
  • Tue, 18:56: RT @RoblemVR: For all you #BlackMirror people and anyone that thinks the Boston Dynamic's latest video is a fake, I present the blooper ree…
  • Tue, 18:57: RT @jackclarkSF: I'll be giving a talk next week re 'foundation models' (gpt3, etc). I'm going to discuss ideas around how foundation model…
  • Tue, 18:59: RT @MipNews: We just released our playbook for the Financial Services Industry using Microsoft's Communication Compliance. check it out! h…
  • Tue, 18:59: RT @IncognitoPengy: Why am I soft in the middle now? Why am I soft in the middle now, when hard times make a hard man? When a soft man make…
  • Tue, 19:01: thank you crypotcurrencies� https://t.co/NzqZoFEKd4
  • Tue, 19:01: RT @RMac18: An AI conference just posted a keynote discussion with Clearview CEO Hoan Ton-That. He's being interviewed by some conference "…
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @paulfabretti: Thread/ This is a big week for a lot of Microsoft folks. Annual rewards and promotions come out. It reminds me very much…
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @paulfabretti: But to everyone, regardless of what you receive, remember that these rewards, good or bad, do not define you. As much as…
  • Tue, 19:02: RT @paulfabretti: And while that might not make good any disappointment, don't underestimate how much energy it has taken to make it this f…
  • Tue, 19:58: RT @sarahhandler: So excited to see a much requested @azuread #IdentityProtection feature rolling out- you can now view non-interactive ris…
  • Tue, 19:59: RT @PGelsinger: Delighted to welcome @Kaplanyan to Intel as VP of Graphics Research! Read how his amazing career has created stunning new g…
  • Tue, 22:00: Outlook now does this thing called Meeting Insights which is a pane next to the meeting invite that links to emails about the meeting & documents you've been sent in those emails; not only do I have the meeting link but I can find the stupid password� https://t.co/U6JE3qMkWj
  • Tue, 22:02: RT @ericgeller: Remember the BadAlloc vulnerabilities in real-time operating systems and other software, disclosed in April? BlackBerry ju…
  • Tue, 22:06: RT @zkat__: hi, I've been doing javascript for a long time and even sat on tc39 for a while and I legit thought this code was typescript un…
  • Tue, 22:06: RT @rupertg: "Anti-lockdown protest seizes Edinburgh Castle citing the Magna Carta" 1. What lockdown? 2. Castle active army barracks, full…
  • Tue, 22:07: RT @TwitterSafety: We’re testing a feature for you to report Tweets that seem misleading - as you see them. Starting today, some people in…
  • Tue, 22:07: RT @TwitterSafety: We're assessing if this is an effective approach so we’re starting small. We may not take action on and cannot respond t…
  • Tue, 22:13: RT @HanifJazayeri: Afghanistan's brave women protest in Kabul today against the Taliban -with ENGLISH subtitles (@womenncri: The Iranian…
  • Tue, 22:14: RT @Public_Citizen: NEW REPORT: Algorithms systematically and disproportionately harm Black and Brown communities by restricting opportunit…
  • Tue, 22:14: RT @adamsteinbaugh: OAN loses its defamation lawsuit against Rachel Maddow, will wind up paying her attorneys' fees. https://t.co/j4S6sDbyP
  • Tue, 22:15: RT @BreeNewsome: We’re gonna go into Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas discussing the number of mobile morgues, delayed funerals & deceas…
  • Tue, 22:15: RT @ErrataRob: I'm enjoying this guy explaining to me Lindell's claims that packet-captures cannot be altered and how they can be pinned do…
  • Tue, 22:15: RT @AmoneyResists: .@OANN, which is so Russian owned it makes @FoxNews look patriotic, just lost its appeal against @maddow, and is ordere…
  • Tue, 22:17: RT @0xBanana: Thinking about that time I got let go from @apple bc I told my manager I got hurt and needed knee surgery. The Friday before…
  • Tue, 22:17: RT @zkat__: I know I was feeling pretty negative about how rare it is to find other women or even nb folks to do FOSS with but i'll say tha…
  • Tue, 22:18: RT @_cartermp: @kelseyhightower To make that concrete, here we are, a non-windows-focused vendor offering up a .NET distro for OpenTelemetr…
  • Tue, 22:18: RT @kelseyhightower: I'm rooting for .NET 6 as it maybe our best shot at enabling a large part of the developer community to experience the…
  • Tue, 22:19: RT @mcclure111: An important thing to remember is that this is not just "how the Internet works". The groups that do this stuff are organiz…
  • Tue, 22:20: RT @mcclure111: The result is to create friction (putting mildly) on disfavored groups (black people, queer people) existing on the Interne…
  • Tue, 22:20: RT @mcclure111: Organized harassment is a tactic to deny someone the usage of a platform. It's a kind of censorship.
  • Tue, 22:20: RT @metulev: #MicrosoftGraph toolkit devs, we need your help to name our new MS Teams provider built by @agrenpoint. New provider is based…
  • Tue, 22:20: RT @runasand: Apple just filed an appeal in the copyright case against Corellium. 🙀 https://t.co/0r3zKmedS0
  • Tue, 22:22: RT @brunoborges: Our Microsoft Java Engineering Group is hiring #Java and #JVM engineers. Come work with #OpenJDK at Microsoft. As crazy a…
  • Tue, 22:22: RT @brunoborges: Oh and yes, we are serious about Arm64. "Lead work on Java Virtual Machine enhancements and/or porting efforts, particula…
  • Tue, 22:23: RT @larrybrilliant: Most of us have wanted to believe that children neither get nor spread Covid-19 in major ways. This is one of the most…
  • Tue, 22:23: RT @ChloeCondon: Hello, pls come lead the team I work on! 🙋‍♀️📎💙 Happy to chat if you have any questions about the role/team/vibes/etc! htt…
  • Tue, 22:24: RT @estwebber: NEW: GMB and Unite have told the Labour Party they will carry out an indicative strike ballot next week over fears of compul…
  • Tue, 22:24: RT @rupertg: In case you've forgotten: that's three sets of people I've heard of today where a family gathering/kid's party in the past sev…
  • Tue, 22:25: RT @Tucker5law: Teachable moments. https://t.co/mTa4QT3Ib7
  • Tue, 22:25: RT @tomwarren: the Xbox mobile app is getting profile improvements soon. Enters beta today https://t.co/Um9wsG5JgT
  • Tue, 22:26: RT @mhdksafa: Have you noticed the people who don’t want to help refugees because we “have our own poor” also don’t want to help our own po…
  • Tue, 22:27: RT @DailyKosGuild: UPDATE: Daily Kos management refuses to accept seven members of our bargaining unit. Since going public in February, th…
  • Tue, 22:27: RT @SnoHD: Unchecked, a single delta case on average will spread to 5-8 other people, compared to 2-3 people for previous strains. Vaccinat…
  • Tue, 22:28: RT @ritholtz: "Your personal experiences make up maybe 0.00000001% of what's happened in the world but maybe 80% of how you think the world…
  • Tue, 22:28: RT @Techmeme: Intel says it's "winding down" its RealSense camera business, which focused on hardware for computer vision applications (@dy
  • Tue, 22:28: RT @adamhjk: This mirrors a lot of my experience as well. The cost of doing just what you need, vs taking a dependency you cannot control b…
  • Tue, 22:29: RT @anildash: Years and years teaching people to just accept precarity, and trying to normalize a gig economy where no job pays a living wa…
  • Tue, 22:30: RT @edbott: Another international disaster, brought to you by Facebook. https://t.co/j3TAM38a9J
  • Tue, 22:31: RT @laurieontech: Non-white men in tech. You may think you’re being paid well, but it’s incredibly likely you’re being paid less than your…
  • Tue, 22:32: RT @stshank: Apple backtracked on two Safari iPhone features with latest iOS 15 beta today. 1. the bottom tab control now is *below* the we…
  • Tue, 22:32: RT @cherthedev: Really appreciate this paper offering a new perspective to all of the studies around women and girls 13-19 "selfie obsessio…
  • Tue, 22:34: RT @jasontaylordev: The new Angular 12 project template in .NET 6 is excellent. It's still built and published as a single unit. It starts…
  • Tue, 22:35: RT @SDPBNews: One of the country’s tech giants is partnering with a tribal-owned wind farm project in South Dakota. OSPA is one of 15 busi…
  • Tue, 22:35: RT @SheriefFYI: “If you run to the press and trash us, it never helps.” – Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines, in what is probably the best…
  • Tue, 22:35: RT @QuinnyPig: "If you don't want to do a project, charge 'f*ck-you' money to do it" is pithy advice, but you're going to find yourself ext…
  • Tue, 22:35: RT @XAMLLlama: 🎉🎉🎉 The #WindowsCommunityToolkit is 5 years old today!!! 🎉🎉🎉 We've come so far with over 20 releases in that time! We're now…
  • Tue, 22:36: RT @vickyharp: @davidfowl Years ago I remember asking a PM to send a stack trace of an error and she *fully* believed that it was not possi…
  • Tue, 22:36: RT @vickyharp: @davidfowl The interaction told me a lot about the kind of BS that various engineers had tried to sneak past her over the ye…
  • Tue, 22:37: RT @DavidHenigUK: "the countries we are negotiating with now are all deeply opposed to the EU’s sanitary and phytosanitary regulations and…
  • Tue, 22:38: RT @ElSangito: @justkelly_ok it needs to be journalistic malpractice to interview abusers on how they feel about having been outed by multi…
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @shanselman: Yes! And Mac! And Windows! And Raspberry Pi! And in containers! And on a Remarkable 2 if you’re willing to hack. It’s open…
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @shanselman: @notameadow @matvelloso WASM. And aspnet
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @MSEdgeDev: 🚨 Attention 🚨 As of today, Microsoft 365 apps and services will no longer support Internet Explorer 11. For customers us…
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @Andrewmd5: do you (or someone you know) want to get paid to work on an open source project? we’re looking for .NET developers to join u…
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @HNTurtledove: The deadliest horseman? https://t.co/hI8kb8BxiJ
  • Tue, 22:40: RT @brunoborges: "#CentOS replacement #AlmaLinux will be available on #Azure Marketplace at no extra software cost, and #Microsoft will spo…
  • Wed, 02:02: RT @emily_fri: If you knew what was happening inside our ICU today you would not line up along the main road in town (where every HCW from…
  • Wed, 02:02: RT @AdamMGrant: Resting is not a waste of time. It's an investment in well-being. Relaxing is not a sign of laziness. It's a source of ene…
  • Wed, 02:03: RT @copyconstruct: VLDB is the premier conference on databases and storage, and this year’s industry track is unreal! - RAMP-TAO: Layering…
  • Wed, 02:03: RT @copyconstruct: - SparkCruise: Workload Optimization in Managed Spark Clusters at Microsoft - The Cosmos Big Data Platform at Microsoft:…
  • Wed, 02:41: RT @josephfcox: New: a pharmacist is facing decades in prison for allegedly stealing real CDC vaccination cards, and then selling them for…
  • Wed, 02:42: RT @RBReich: The war in Afghanistan was not only a human tragedy and political disaster, but it was also a massive transfer of wealth from…
  • Wed, 02:42: RT @YouAreLobbyLud: JOURNALIST: "What is your message to people who question the need for an Alert Level 4 lockdown?" JACINDA (literally po…
  • Wed, 02:44: "by pushing cloud infrastructure to edge, replicating PaaS on edge, running Kubernetes everywhere and containerizing everything, are we really creating an nourishing environment for edge native applications"� https://t.co/tYCmsclcIf
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