Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Thu, 12:38: RT @DmitryOpines: By the way, VR Remote work is a terrible idea. The Oculus is nice and I absolutely recommend one for gaming, but wearin…
  • Thu, 12:41: RT @Skapinker: Even Project Fear didn't see this one coming. https://t.co/DGDxAqLQCk https://t.co/lbUxmyoHko
  • Thu, 12:49: RT @StevePeers: Brought to you by the "just fill out a form" bros https://t.co/qxzSLGQC1o
  • Thu, 12:50: RT @Fritschner: Three weeks ago, a group of Republicans voted against expanding and speeding up the evacuation of Afghans who supported the…
  • Thu, 12:52: RT @Peston: the beach in Crete. The defence secretary says the Afghanistan government was collapsing too fast and that the only thing that…
  • Thu, 12:52: RT @Peston: even more difficult for Raab to justify not returning from holiday till the early hours on Monday. The foreign secretary’s judg…
  • Thu, 12:55: RT @mims: The collapse of the old model of globalization leading to a resurgence in travel by ship was absolutely not on my 2021 bingo card…
  • Thu, 12:56: RT @AnnieMaloney__: "It's just an informal welfare chat with HR and your manager, there's no need for your union rep to attend." I think t…
  • Thu, 12:58: RT @imajsaclaimant: DWP's own figures show that 3.4 million children will be hit by this cut. Three-quarters of whom are of primary school…
  • Thu, 12:59: RT @PatrickCMiller: Blackbaud – firm that paid off crooks after 2020 ransomware attack – fails to get California privacy law claim dropped…
  • Thu, 12:59: RT @adamj89: This is your friendly reminder that #Windows11 ARM Preview runs beautifully on a Mac via Parallels. https://t.co/nmnN13gQdR
  • Thu, 13:00: And there's a virtual event soon with 2022 details for everyone who *needs to get off 2008 before ESU runs out/2012 before ESU starts* https://t.co/lxASa5FWOi
  • Thu, 13:01: RT @nigelwUK: Not just that, I bet! "Sorry, the Foreign Sec isn't available. But we have a minister who ran a notoriously islamphobic may…
  • Thu, 13:02: RT @johnestevens: Raab wasn't asked to be the ambassador processing visas at Kabul airport Raab wasn't asked to be one of the 600 troops d…
  • Thu, 13:03: RT @DavMicRot: I feel so bad for good folk just trying to stay safe in Republican controlled parts of the country. https://t.co/1COYmNCYha
  • Thu, 13:05: RT @Clinnick1: THREAD: @Eurostar has been largely abandoned by a UK govt that preaches about being green. Yet around 3k UK taxpayers rely o…
  • Thu, 13:05: RT @Clinnick1: From Sept 6 until Nov 1 there will be 5 return trips between London St Pancras International and Paris Gare du Nord instead…
  • Thu, 13:06: RT @xHollywoodCourt: A "Covid is real" post after catching Covid is the new notes apology
  • Thu, 13:09: RT @stand_for_all: Tadge insensitive to praise Border Force for supporting Afghan citizens considering the number they have contributed to…
  • Thu, 13:10: RT @kelseyhightower: Multicloud is like carrying an iPhone and a Pixel while attempting to share a single SIM card.
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @SaraSneath: For nearly two years I’ve been trying to figure out how many offshore oil and gas workers have died in the Gulf of Mexico.…
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @Charlie533080: Thread. 1/ Afghan interpreter reality. Meet ‘A’. Awesome guy. Worked with me in Kandahar in 2007. But because he was emp…
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @Charlie533080: 4/ Two days before departure he’s told of a delay. 11 days later Home Office reject his application. “Not conducive to t…
  • Thu, 13:18: RT @Charlie533080: 5/ Nope. I know of 8 or 9 others rejected by the Home Office like that in recent days. Good enough to fight and die alon…
  • Thu, 13:20: RT @davidschneider: Helping Tory donor save £45m ➡️ 0 resignations Breaking law to give pals contracts ➡️ 0 resignations Saying you’d ra…
  • Thu, 13:21: RT @RebekahKTromble: First of all, the report only covers public posts. Why? 🤷🏻‍♀️ FB tells external researchers that it can’t give us priv…
  • Thu, 13:21: RT @RebekahKTromble: Next, notice that the report only covers public posts viewed via users’ News Feeds. It doesn’t include ads. Nor promot…
  • Thu, 13:25: Today in cat yoga; Lyra balanced like this for about five minutes https://t.co/oLTFfAIo40
  • Thu, 13:25: RT @StoreggaEarth: #Storegga are delighted to announce that @VirginAtlantic has MoU to become the first aviation customer for our proposed…
  • Thu, 14:52: I never ask people to leak to me but I *really* want to see the SBC training!� https://t.co/jwxZfLN6Cq
  • Thu, 14:56: RT @shanselman: Someone made Microsoft Standards of Business Conduct internal ethics training FAN ART. This company ain’t perfect but it’s…
  • Thu, 14:56: RT @shanselman: If you’re not an employee and you think it’s bonkers that we actually host viewing parties for our required ethics training…
  • Thu, 14:57: RT @ECDC_EU: Updated 🚦 maps are online! These maps aim to support the @EUCouncil recommendation on travel measures in the EU during #COVID
  • Thu, 14:58: RT @PatrickMoorhead: Intel held its Architecture Day on Tuesday. A trove of disclosures that I am still digesting. Stay tuned for analysis.…
  • Thu, 14:59: RT @jayobtv: BREAKING: All South Florida schools have now mandated masks and defied Governor DeSantis. Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beac…
  • Thu, 14:59: RT @lynnconway: Documenting the Ongoing Cruelty: “Nearly half of trans people have been mistreated by medical providers, report finds” #tra
  • Thu, 15:00: Hobby Lobby being the company that tried to weasel out of including reproductive health in employee healthcare makes this even better� https://t.co/KzWNUeNscL
  • Thu, 15:00: RT @mer__edith: This is an impressive achievement! Congratulations to the authors. My critique is structural, not personal. That said, I…
  • Thu, 15:12: you might start out humming "when you're integrating systems on the S-100 bus" (well, if you've been around filkers, you might) but the tension between building products and running a business that IBM is about to sweep away is gripping� https://t.co/WZGSxgCwxx
  • Thu, 15:12: RT @mark_riedl: ˢᵖʳᵉᵃᵈˢʰᵉᵉᵗˢ https://t.co/Vd39GI58vE https://t.co/6mvAbsUy4B
  • Thu, 15:13: RT @mimmymum: GMC witness openly admits that “political reasons” play a part in deciding whether youth with gender dysphoria get medical tr…
  • Thu, 15:17: RT @PGelsinger: I’ve had customers ask for a 1000x increase in computing power by 2025. 1000X is 20 years of Moore’s law! Today, our incred…
  • Thu, 15:17: RT @KatyMontgomerie: There's a reason they always say "4000% increase of trans kids" instead of "An increase of 2610 referrals, which is ju…
  • Thu, 15:18: RT @CherylRofer: Contains a nice review of the adaptive evolution of SARS-CoV-2, pointing toward a zoonotic leap to humans. https://t.co/jW
  • Thu, 15:18: RT @SHOKUNIN_STUDIO: None of the things below require a block chain and in fact work worse with it. BTW prediction markets have been shown…
  • Thu, 15:20: I was looking at Microsoft's custom neural voice service recently; it makes you send permission from the person whose voice is being used to build the model and it makes you disclose it's an artificial voice; shouldn't that be standard? https://t.co/jN4QiRkgtw
  • Thu, 15:23: RT @DrRachaelF: Those of us in unions were not. https://t.co/ZpHOuOeIiG
  • Thu, 15:24: it even *looks* like Second Life� https://t.co/1g28ojONGY
  • Thu, 15:25: maybe if US companies weren't hoovering up so much personal data that they then don't protect...� https://t.co/AhkxH6qURM
  • Thu, 15:26: RT @georgeeaton: How the US and the UK accept far fewer Afghan refugees than other countries – today's damning @NewStatesman Chart of the D…
  • Thu, 17:12: EcoQoS gives Windows 11 apps better battery life and it will be able to apply more intelligent power saving with the Alder Lake chips Intel just announced: I had started writing this and the Intel Thread Director news was just perfect timing https://t.co/n9ktZpZg2q
  • Thu, 17:17: did season 3 of What We Do In The Shadows start early on the BBC? I'm sure that's Nandor! https://t.co/Zqjlf4RQfm
  • Thu, 17:22: RT @edzitron: “Yeah so you see the problem was CBS marketed person of interest as a cop show rather than an indictment of the surveillance…
  • Thu, 17:25: E5 looks like an even better deal since it's not going up; other SKUs going up $1-4 per user per month when you get more apps/services than when they first launched. wonder if this matches the inflation rate since 2011?� https://t.co/PDngIi4T76
  • Thu, 17:25: RT @tedneward: Actually, this is good advice for managers, too. For the exact same reasons. https://t.co/ldBYRaLEtB
  • Thu, 17:26: ignore calendar invites in those times, referring anyone who complains to your manager (managers, back your people up here) https://t.co/roecoMhvHz
  • Thu, 17:27: RT @emilyebytx: This advice is some of the worst I’ve ever seen. After like six months, your GPA/journals/whatever mean nothing. What has l…
  • Thu, 17:27: RT @emilyebytx: Work hard, obviously. But this “grind till you cry” shit is useless.
  • Thu, 17:29: all this design expertise and you still can't *turn off the news headlines* in Windows 11 widgets? the ad money around news headlines really twists UX out of shape� https://t.co/60JIN77KtI
  • Thu, 17:29: RT @ashleygjovik: "Being told you’re not allowed to stand up for yourself if the men do or say anything disrespectful to you seems like its…
  • Thu, 18:01: aside from the whole loaded 'emotional' bit in here, this just looks like such unprofessional management; people (in a lot of companies) don't seem to know how to actually manage reports any more https://t.co/AsYm8zguqG
  • Thu, 18:04: RT @pacoawkward: You’ve inspired me to be more vocal. I want to support my co-workers in existing in an environment where they are treated…
  • Thu, 18:04: RT @kylealden: Hey, this is pretty cool! https://t.co/BQPyffAzYi
  • Thu, 18:05: RT @jonathanmayer: We built an experimental system for detecting child sexual abuse material in encrypted images—and concluded it was dange…
  • Thu, 18:05: RT @zkat__: The stale bot is an honest reflection of reality. I'd rather people know I'm never going to have time to take action on a ticke…
  • Thu, 18:05: RT @DmitryOpines: The intersection of immigration, refugees, jobs, budgets, crime and public services is one of those depressing areas wher…
  • Thu, 18:09: RT @b_fung: Just in: The FTC has filed its expected amended complaint seeking to break up Facebook: https://t.co/AGtzFWytxC
  • Thu, 18:12: RT @kylealden: @cherthedev Every time I see one of these, I think about how the execs demoing/funding them all have admins/assistants/chief…
  • Thu, 18:13: RT @matthew_d_green: Server-side scanning has been happening for years and nobody ever spent any significant amount of effort into analyzin…
  • Thu, 18:13: RT @Shypixel: It's cute that he thinks he looks like this. He just really, really wants to be a real boy. https://t.co/cN5y0DfMfs https://…
  • Fri, 01:13: RT @mjg59: I've read the PCIe spec and the answer is that yes, you can configure the set of P2P transactions that should be permitted, and…
  • Fri, 01:13: RT @Impolitics: A Fox "News" host likens unvaccinated New Yorkers banned from bars to Americans staying off the streets of Kabul. This is…
  • Fri, 01:14: RT @aevavoom: Today’s news about OnlyFans is a disappointing and entirely predictable outcome. For 20 years, internet companies have appro…
  • Fri, 01:14: RT @ekp: Are you a contract worker in tech? Were you one once? Please take this 5-minute survey from @TECollab as part of a project to advo…
  • Fri, 01:14: RT @Arlodottxt: As a Windows dev, when I'm inevitably forced to give up Windows 10 for 11, the start menu won't cut it. I'll need third pa…
  • Fri, 01:14: RT @Arlodottxt: Remember how you used to be able to pin CONTENT to your home screen on Windows Phone? Documents, YouTube channels, Photo Al…
  • Fri, 01:15: RT @Arlodottxt: Its a serious shame to see abandonment of legitimately really good things because "industry standard design confuses users…
  • Fri, 01:17: RT @spacecoastweb: Give up your data, to be used however they like, and they might let you have a lifesaving treatment. cc @doctorow https…
  • Fri, 01:17: RT @nandocosta_art: One of the best parts of working from home, is seeing my dogs more often. This little #HybridWork themed emoji we creat…
  • Fri, 01:17: RT @Respexy: A lot of people take it as self-evident that incels, redpillers, and other types of lonely toxic men whose violence we fear "n…
  • Fri, 01:22: RT @Impolitics: Fox "News" is demanding that its employees reveal their vaccination status, Clearly someone in the organization weighed th…
  • Fri, 01:22: RT @doctorow: The title of a @GoogleAI team (Nithya Sambasivan et al) paper published in @acm_chi beautifully summarizes how this is playin…
  • Fri, 01:23: machine learning, I often say, is Soylent Green; yes there's math and algorithms but much of it is people, all the way down - and data cleansing is not nearly as straightforward as running an autoclave https://t.co/Gyqn9iQdMV
  • Fri, 01:23: RT @_h0x0d_: Windows Store Installer for VS Code https://t.co/pKet6tWIU9
  • Fri, 01:25: introvert with a goal (true ambiverts don't find some extroversion draining, we flip based on circumstances)� https://t.co/Scw37HDE7i
  • Fri, 01:26: RT @angie_rasmussen: So again, the FCS's continued adaptation to the human host suggests this wasn't a deliberate insertion to make the vir…
  • Fri, 01:26: RT @angie_rasmussen: Moreover, I am deeply offended that a mob of hobbyists, epistemic trespassers, and outright grifters, have hijacked th…
  • Fri, 01:26: RT @alanalda: We did eat the rum cake off the floor and were inseparable after that. But I was captivated by her even earlier in the meal w…
  • Fri, 01:58: RT @Respexy: A. To be honest, I don't see a ton of overlap between "the Incels likely to respond well to CBT" and "the Incels who go on to…
  • Fri, 01:59: RT @Respexy: And finally, "being wrong" is not an actual mental illness or symptom that most therapists treat. People have a right to be wr…
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