Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Sun, 13:52: RT @trengriffin: 1/ SpaceX would like the FCC to wave rules that only apply if a satellite constellation has more than 840 satellites. http…
  • Sun, 13:52: RT @trengriffin: 2/ Wireless systems on the ground point horizontally. Rules exists so satellites, which don't point in the same direction,…
  • Sun, 13:53: RT @moorehn: This is so important. Cishet men aren't required to think enough about treating women fairly unless those women are related to…
  • Sun, 13:54: RT @auralflaneur: UK universities looking at US institutions like Cornell moving to to Covid alert status yellow on day 2 of the semester a…
  • Sun, 13:55: RT @ButtCoin: even the bitcoin magazines have given up on pretending it's not a cult lol https://t.co/s9vYw8hCPo
  • Sun, 13:56: RT @BBCRajiniV: I've just come off the phone to a young man in #Herat, #Afghanistan. His sister is a doctor - he says despite the #Taliban
  • Sun, 13:57: RT @basicnbizarre: @geoglyphentropy @cstross Boris will begin promising a multi billion dollar British space program to create a British mo…
  • Sun, 14:03: vulnerability in CosmosDB Jupyter Notebook Feature – no customer data was accessed because of this vulnerability https://t.co/I4r04dOHTl
  • Sun, 14:11: RT @mhdksafa: I’d rather live next door to someone who crossed a desert to become an immigrant than a citizen who wouldn’t cross the street…
  • Sun, 14:19: RT @arlenparsa: In the end, the crowdfunders paid $3,000 per cat or dog that got “rescued” from Afghanistan. There is a metaphor here for…
  • Sun, 14:19: RT @arlenparsa: Afghanistan is a poor country where most people cannot read. One third of its population does not have access to clean wate…
  • Sun, 14:20: RT @arlenparsa: Update: the British animal lovers successfully evacuated hundreds of pets from Afghanistan but left all the human Afghan st…
  • Sun, 17:32: RT @sbisson: That DM leader on working with the EU? It's not a call to rejoin the Single Market. It's a thinly disguised return to the disc…
  • Sun, 17:37: doing a jigsaw of cats doing a jigsaw of cats doing a jigsaw adds several orders of cardinality to 'which way up is this piece and where does it go'� https://t.co/4M6z9U1hyG
  • Sun, 17:39: RT @aiddya: Microsoft women are absolutely incredible! I'm really grateful to have so many role models to look up to! https://t.co/McABnk6S
  • Sun, 17:41: RT @sangster: @ChloeCondon Additional context here not included in the article (which I know since this happened in my home town)... the te…
  • Sun, 17:41: RT @ekp: TIL physics professors can be totally clueless. Yikes. Reason 1,018 for why academia is such a mess when it comes to equity, diver…
  • Sun, 17:43: RT @anildash: They’re pretty open about wanting to die, and not caring that they’re taking so many innocents with them. https://t.co/8KlZVa
  • Sun, 17:44: RT @DahanDMV: I worked at Apple for almost ten years. My case is one of cases that is well documented. People will be shocked to know what…
  • Sun, 17:44: RT @DahanDMV: It was the the culture of secrecy creates an opaque, intimidating fortress that prevented me from telling my story to the wor…
  • Sun, 17:45: RT @ashleygjovik: @shortproof I think my story is an excellent example -- that if a system is designed to oppress, retaliate, & intimidate…
  • Sun, 17:46: no, it's not 'helpful' or 'supportive' to pay for things when people don't want that; it's controlling� https://t.co/NFi7aI03Vp
  • Sun, 17:47: RT @JannekeParrish: I am a program manager at #AppleMaps. I have been here for five years, and I have seen discrimination, sexism, racism,…
  • Sun, 17:48: RT @browniepoints: I remember being asked this as well. My recruiter said the response was everyone on the team rated themselves 9 or 10. I…
  • Sun, 17:49: RT @dalmaer: It didn’t have to happen. It doesn’t have to happen. I don’t enjoy seeing Darwin awards being handed out, especially when it h…
  • Sun, 17:49: RT @timoconnorbl: As easy and entertaining as it is to mock Brexiter attempts to create a Dolchstoßlegende - and it is both - the mere fact…
  • Sun, 17:49: RT @mattblaze: One thing I’ve learned from Twitter: Right wing snowflakes are really, really triggered by people who included their preferr…
  • Sun, 17:52: RT @ZachWeiner: Another naive question: In the era where most news consumption is via Internet, why don't reputable news sources provide "…
  • Sun, 17:56: RT @margiemeacham: Detailed study in the UK reveals the depth of concern over long-lasting cognitive effects of even mild cases of #COVID f…
  • Sun, 17:56: RT @alexandrafroese: "Masks and vaccines are oppression!" cries Borderland MLA, after coming home from the church that doesn't allow women…
  • Sun, 17:58: RT @LuiseFreese: No. This is not the power of data. You can't build that house out of these bricks. It's pretty symptomatic these days...…
  • Sun, 17:59: if you built that house with those bricks, you hid all the yellow and most of the red ones while pretending the have a lot more of the white ones than you do, so that's the power of lying with data and relying on general data illiteracy � https://t.co/OYG51MzJTr
  • Sun, 18:01: RT @RBReich: So let me get this straight: Republican legislators want to arm teachers to protect students from school shooters, but don't w…
  • Sun, 18:02: RT @OmariJHardy: @NYTNational Also, how does someone write these two sentences one after another? https://t.co/wu8Racalvz
  • Sun, 18:03: RT @absoluteunits_: The white lines are camels and the black are their shadows https://t.co/INd3YhmaP6
  • Sun, 18:03: RT @migueldeicaza: When this happened a lot of folks recommended Korean sunscreens. We have been trying everything we can get our hands o…
  • Sun, 18:03: RT @trengriffin: This is a rumor and "able to connect to LEO satellites" doesn't mean iPhone 13 will be capable of receiving messages and "…
  • Sun, 18:03: RT @mknz: This graph explains how to deceive with statistics. There are 50% more baby boomers than generation Xers so the chart over-emphas…
  • Sun, 18:04: RT @natfriedman: It would be handy to have a sql interface to google sheets. Has anyone built such a thing?
  • Sun, 18:05: RT @ProfChalmers: “The sunlight streamed in through the window of a Station Hotel bedroom as the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster awoke…
  • Sun, 18:07: RT @AdamMGrant: The internet doesn't turn people into trolls. It just makes their trolling more visible. 8 studies, over 8k people: if you…
  • Sun, 18:07: RT @mmasnick: Part of "the marketplace of ideas" is that if you're a grifter spewing dangerous propaganda to gullible people, a private com…
  • Sun, 18:07: RT @TranquilityRuse: The United States is now 52.6% fully vaccinated and 21.8% fully dewormed.
  • Sun, 18:09: RT @AlexArrelia: This is also why it’s ghoulish when people weaponize the language of “consent” (ie “I didn’t consent to seeing you wear re…
  • Sun, 18:10: RT @emrazz: People with more power than you will always discourage your anger because they don’t want you to use it to protect yourself or…
  • Sun, 18:10: RT @HellWrites: Hey all! If you are from Wales or the UK and have a spare 5 minutes, can you please help me out by filling out the question…
  • Sun, 18:14: RT @nameshiv: If you're staying on FB just for specific ppl, try offering them a way to contact you off the platform & if they refuse, mayb…
  • Sun, 18:15: RT @PivotPod: .@andrewrsorkin tells @karaswisher that the OnlyFans policy changes may have forced the financial sector to look at sex worke…
  • Sun, 18:15: RT @DavidHenigUK: The culture war fighting right appears to be claiming to support free speech then wishing to close down inconvenient deba…
  • Sun, 18:15: RT @DavidHenigUK: (not to say there isn't an element of the left fighting a culture war as well. not though with such a toxic combination o…
  • Sun, 18:15: RT @ryanstruyk: Dr. Fauci to @jaketapper on @CNN: "I believe that mandating vaccines for children to appear in school is a good idea... We…
  • Sun, 18:16: RT @AntibioticDoc: Yes. -Hospitals are filling with unvaccinated people who are gasping for air with COVID, not vaccine problems. (Have see…
  • Sun, 18:16: RT @foxes_in_love: https://t.co/xOOTicZjCD
  • Sun, 18:17: RT @NYinLA2121: If you going to take veterinary ivermectin, while you’re there please get yourself sprayed or neutered too. Thx
  • Sun, 18:17: RT @chrischirp: By date of test, Scotland has already recorded almost 7,000 positive cases on 26 August (Thurs) - over twice as high as the…
  • Sun, 18:17: RT @JolyonMaugham: On Friday evening @GoodLawProject offered to try and help that large community of families unable to access schools in t…
  • Sun, 18:18: RT @natehowe: - Don't blame yourself for dwelling on your broken windows. Just enjoy the light when you fix one. - There are some windows y…
  • Sun, 18:18: RT @ZachWeiner: If you're recently interested in compassion for refugees, but concerned about whether it's feasible in terms of issues like…
  • Sun, 18:18: RT @ZachWeiner: Note, we care deeply about the moral aspect of immigration, but this book is designed to either convince skeptics or at lea…
  • Sun, 18:18: RT @natehowe: - An imperfect solution now is better than a perfect solution that will never happen. - Doing the thing is often less painful…
  • Sun, 18:18: RT @cherthedev: A big part of how #AppleToo is working so well is the incredible Discord that @choco_bit has been running for a few years.…
  • Sun, 18:19: RT @shrewshrew: Trans people, queer people, most obviously, but also people with "atypical" hormones, cisgender people who are bigger or sm…
  • Sun, 18:19: RT @shrewshrew: A good rule of thumb is for my academic followers: if you find yourself agreeing with something they publish, it's not beca…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @btaylor: EPA researchers collocated PurpleAir sensors with regulatory-grade monitors and observed PurpleAir often over-reports AQI. The…
  • Sun, 18:20: RT @SamGregory: This story re #deepfakes and implications for POWs (faked videos of them and videos used to deceive them) has interesting o…
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