Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Tue, 14:57: RT @evacide: You don't need a degree in Computer Science. You don't need a degree at all. If you are 18-21 right now, there is a strong cha…
  • Tue, 14:57: RT @vBenArmstrong: Just in a work meeting where folk commented on my ability to simultaneously present material, respond to chat, with the…
  • Tue, 14:57: RT @donmoyn: Black school principal in Texas suspended after being accused of teaching critical race theory. Which will definitely persua…
  • Tue, 14:59: RT @BethanCantrell: Sharing because this thread is interesting and I’m going to read the article later, and also - really? Employees prote…
  • Tue, 14:59: the number of times Google suggests that it has no way to search for documents, emails or news stories really casts some doubt on what they think their business does� https://t.co/186FXBpsQJ
  • Tue, 16:16: RT @mikebaz: there's folks like @mike11stevens , @David_Crook1 , and @HMenasy in that video 😊 https://t.co/dEtAakz0rG
  • Tue, 16:22: RT @MSEdgeMissy: Extension developers, we have an update to our uploading and publishing API for you!! https://t.co/Ubir9Jeglx
  • Tue, 16:22: RT @QuinnyPig: Some large companies may well veto all use of Docker Desktop once these changes take effect on Jan 31, 2022. Let's face it;…
  • Tue, 16:23: RT @QuinnyPig: One of the biggest barriers here is the recordkeeping and audit requirements. Not gonna lie: this is why I stopped being a W…
  • Tue, 16:23: RT @QuinnyPig: The devil is of course in the details, but what I take from this is "we want to get checks from large companies, not individ…
  • Tue, 16:24: RT @MitraAzizirad: Could #AI help bake the perfect loaf of bread? Learn how one @Microsoft engineer’s quarantine sourdough quest led to the…
  • Tue, 16:26: I quite like the idea of an 'is this milk still safe to drink' AI nose on the door of the fridge https://t.co/I4kAJbUuQAhttps://t.co/9uMbswPX8h
  • Tue, 16:28: RT @alexhanna: Textbook examples of discrimination here, pointing out policies (which aren't policies) applied unequally across different p…
  • Tue, 16:29: RT @scottcjohnston: Today we're introducing @Docker Business, shipping new features for securing software supply chains, and updating terms…
  • Tue, 16:32: Captain Barbossa saying 'really the guidelines are more like rules' GIF https://t.co/OtIBTudgH8
  • Tue, 16:46: companies who pay more than this for their office water delivery service per user will definitely nickel and dime whether Docker adds value to their business in exactly the same way they nickel and dime the value of cloud services https://t.co/WMsue1IekY
  • Tue, 16:51: RT @josheidelson: Google software engineer Eddie Grystar testified Tuesday at NLRB hearing that U.S. immigration enforcement was an issue t…
  • Tue, 16:51: RT @josheidelson: Google employees use company tools and forums for all sorts of purposes, according to employee Eddie Grystar's testimony,…
  • Tue, 16:51: RT @josheidelson: Google trial, day 3: "Do you recognize this penguin?" "Yes, I did see this penguin." "In what context...?" "...I thin…
  • Tue, 16:55: Google officially dropping Don't Be Evil as a commitment while Googler's continue to view it as a core value almost perfectly reflects the dissonance in the company https://t.co/tuG2o3Ngte
  • Tue, 16:55: RT @josheidelson: "I knew that myself & many other people had been 'violating' quote-unquote the policy in the same way that they [2 activi…
  • Tue, 16:55: RT @josheidelson: Google employee Marie Collins testified it was common to search for &read sensitive internal info unrelated to your own t…
  • Tue, 16:59: RT @josheidelson: Starting tomorrow, Democrats will have a 3-to-2 majority on the National Labor Relations Board, the federal agency tasked…
  • Tue, 16:59: RT @josheidelson: if the goal is to coax me TO the office, is the beehive being dangled in my apartment? https://t.co/JipRuzI39H
  • Tue, 17:35: RT @QuinnyPig: You really don't want to test potentially dangerous or expensive things in your production account. The beauty of open sourc…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @dburbach: It is just bizarre to see these pieces calling out woke scolding as the real problem of authoritarianism in America, even ter…
  • Tue, 17:36: RT @pamela_herd: So the FDA is waiting longer to issue an emergency use authorization for the COVID vaccine for those under age 12 because…
  • Tue, 17:37: RT @kelly_welles: He's going to develop new policies while sat in a layby near a Wacky Warehouse. https://t.co/KkgPveYcCN
  • Tue, 17:37: RT @squorch: solar + batteries = resiliency https://t.co/vmM4RloZ6a
  • Tue, 17:37: RT @digitaldad: Now that you can run Linux workloads on #WindowsIoT (EFLOW), we're seeing some really cool implementations, like the new Az…
  • Tue, 19:05: RT @cooljqln: thinking about the google employee who had to trawl through @computerfemme's tl looking for dirt. "yeah so i found a bunch o…
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @cinnamon_msft: Windows Terminal Preview 1.11 is here and it's BEAUTIFUL! Tons of bug fixes and improvements, plus an acrylic title bar!…
  • Tue, 19:06: RT @sbisson: I see Microsoft has quietly launched https://t.co/eAbzIUvtfi, a browser-hosted version of @code, which works similarly to http…
  • Tue, 19:07: RT @AzureDevOps: Debugging concurrent code with Coyote... The always insightful @SBisson of @InfoWorld looks at the new #dotNET distributed…
  • Tue, 19:07: RT @sbisson: Microsoft 365's new "secure by default" policy is locking down some email configurations that are used by security teams for t…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @AdamRutherford: These ideas, robustly present by racists such as Madison Grant and Lothrop Stoddart in the 1st decades of the 20th cent…
  • Tue, 19:09: RT @AdamRutherford: Shriver’s piece echoes these sentiments very specifically. She is biologically and historically illiterate on this matt…
  • Tue, 19:10: RT @AdamRutherford: Interesting fact: Fitzgerald was acquainted with many of the key founders of US eugenics, notably Mary Harriman - widow…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @jkunkee: I have had to clean up the mess made by someone who did not have a degree. When I reflect on that, though, it wasn’t a matter…
  • Tue, 19:11: RT @jkunkee: didn’t follow up, mentor, review, coach, or teach him what he needed. 4/
  • Tue, 19:13: now that we know when Windows 11 comes out, decide if you want to be on beta or to stick with the *really* early stuff in 12 https://t.co/ubyDXiEDwp
  • Tue, 19:29: is buying the same book on agile over and over again 🦋 agile? https://t.co/TAdfsKLF5i
  • Tue, 19:50: hey @bing did you know that @MSEdgeDev has this nice vertical tabs feature that @BingRewards overlays don't understand? You have to make the browser window bigger because the scrollbar doesn't work with vertical tabs so you can't get to the last question #ConwayShaming https://t.co/fmk7bJAhvD
  • Tue, 19:55: the description of a used book as 'somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled... remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved' and I feel *very seen*
  • Tue, 21:18: RT @telent_net: @cstross UN-altered REPRODUCTION and DISSEMINATION of this IMPORTANT Information is ENCOURAGED, especially to COMPUTER BULL…
  • Tue, 21:19: RT @beta_collector: Here's an early Vista OOBE prototype! It's not often you see Fabrikam being used. I guess Mr. Contoso allowed it this o…
  • Tue, 21:21: I found this via a twitter account that scrapes the Azure blogs (RSS I assume); it's going to be a nice thing when it does come out ;)� https://t.co/b2IN6pFgHz
  • Tue, 21:21: RT @LyalinDotCom: The four stages of getting promoted at a large company 1. Your manager lets you know, it's official! 😲 2. Team "congrats…
  • Tue, 21:21: RT @Isabella_Kam: BREAKING: Greenpeace is taking the UK government back to court tomorrow over its decision to grant BP a permit to drill f…
  • Tue, 21:22: RT @DebugPrivilege: For those that are wondering what may look ''normal'' - I have uploaded some sample data to my GitHub repo that covers…
  • Tue, 21:28: RT @laurieontech: Half the "for security" UI decisions have nothing to do with security and are actually just terrible UX. I'm looking at…
  • Tue, 21:31: RT @Kym_Possible: Feature idea for @LinkedInEng: As a user I want to specify companies I do NOT want to see job postings from/receive recru…
  • Tue, 21:31: RT @n0x08: The problem isn't that OffSec tools exist (and I have a ton of friends who write them, no offense meant here). The problem is…
  • Tue, 21:31: RT @thepplsbottom: There is a common thread between there being no power for at least several weeks in Louisiana rn, the power grid going o…
  • Tue, 21:32: California friends? having been on the wrong end of a close result that is still trashing our country, just a reminder to go vote� https://t.co/uiVbbl1aOm
  • Tue, 21:32: RT @livelovegeek: 👋🏼 Microsoft FTE's! Our team sponsors student run hackathons! This year, in addition to the university ones, we are par…
  • Tue, 21:33: RT @ClarissaRedwine: Apple barring discussion of working conditions / pay equity on Slack doesn't have to be legal - because it will do wha…
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @ZoeSchiffer: NEW: Apple employees were just barred from creating a Slack channel to discuss pay equity. Here's what Apple HR had to say…
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @ZoeSchiffer: "Although this request is aligned with Apple’s commitment to pay equity, it doesn’t meet the requirement for Slack Terms o…
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @ZoeSchiffer: Here are some other internal Slack channels that apparently do meet Apple’s requirements: 1. fun-dogs: 5k members 2. gam…
  • Tue, 21:41: RT @emahlee: If you want to watch Google's NLRB case over zoom, you can! Just email the NLRB's press secretary asking for a zoom link for c…
  • Tue, 21:41: RT @coolcsh: I have to congratulate @PolyglotJoC on his promotion to CVP at Microsoft! He has been an amazing partner since 2016 when we st…
  • Tue, 21:41: RT @16kbps: nlrb attorney: did you threaten anyone whose calendar you were subscribed to? laurence: (long pause) does telling someone they'…
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @16kbps: no, it's worse; go/nlrbnotice was google "complying" with an nlrb settlement by making a notice about workers' rights available…
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @kari_paul: This juror just said the only thing he knows about the Theranos case is the defendant's "penchant for turtlenecks" I'm dead
  • Tue, 21:42: RT @kari_paul: my fave part of jury selection is hearing how people consume media - this juror never reads physical newspapers and gets his…
  • Tue, 21:44: RT @ashleygjovik: "#Apple is demanding that employees fuse extremely personal accounts w/ oceans of sensitive data w/ their work accounts.…
  • Tue, 21:46: RT @rob_sheridan: My friend teaches high school and I asked him how his first week back at school is going… jfc https://t.co/FZh2uJL8Vm
  • Tue, 21:46: RT @jameshamblin: Very weird to hear things like "that was during COVID" or "as we emerge from the pandemic" while every day 1,000+ people…
  • Tue, 21:47: RT @TheSweetKat: Security Twitter arguments, a rotation: -“Passion” gatekeeping -Password notebooks -SMS MFA -People being shocked to lear…
  • Tue, 21:47: RT @gcaughey: Android apps running on Windows 11 would probably be a lot more interesting to me if it was running on a mobile device. 📱📱
  • Tue, 21:48: RT @Vulturemedia: Before the end of 2024? Sound of can kicking down road. https://t.co/WNqD3Dy89g
  • Tue, 21:48: RT @RedAndBlackFrog: "Gender Critical" ideology is rife with contradictions. In this thread, my aim is to catalogue as many of these contra…
  • Tue, 21:49: RT @daprdev: 📅 Save the date! We are happy to share that the first ever DaprCon will take place in October 19th 2021! This virtual event w…
  • Tue, 21:49: RT @loudpenitent: Building new systems and tearing down systems of exploitation that are superficially beneficial but ultimately shortsight…
  • Tue, 21:49: RT @justgar: Hiring a new team of Regional Cloud Advocates here at Microsoft. Build cool stuff for students and upskilling pros. London, To…
  • Tue, 21:49: RT @PolyglotJoC: Congratulations to @coolcsh on his promotion to VP today. A leader that cares about his team, his customers and his produ…
  • Tue, 21:50: RT @arthur_affect: The thought of an immunocompromised person getting in a car accident or something, going to the ER for a broken limb, an…
  • Tue, 21:53: RT @PrivaSense: 🔥 Don’t worry about #GDPR fines. Worry about GDPR claims under the #WAMCA (the new Dutch ‘class action’ law). Here is the c…
  • Tue, 21:54: RT @mchmarny: large portion of the dev community suddenly goes: what? you don't need docker to build images? tell me more about that ko mag…
  • Tue, 21:54: RT @brooklynmarie: Yep, just like I've been warning everybody since January of this year, when the far right whackadoodle contingent decide…
  • Tue, 21:54: RT @HannahLebovits: When we talk about criminal and drug activity in unsheltered and encampment areas, we need to be VERY clear that these…
  • Tue, 21:56: RT @admiralmpj: Let's be honest. There's NO WAY Sony did not know about these Lawsuits, and thus were PERFECTLY OKAY WITH THESE LAWSUITS.…
  • Tue, 21:57: RT @brooklynmarie: California's recall law is ripe for abuse, which is exactly how this was done -- by utilizing useful idiots, in this cas…
  • Tue, 21:58: RT @arunulag: Just getting to know the #AzureDataFactory team & it is great to see ADF in the leaders quadrant. Tons on exciting plans ahea…
  • Tue, 21:59: RT @davidfirn: How it started / How it's going. https://t.co/cTr3Z3XRnY
  • Tue, 22:12: RT @josheidelson: Employees who successfully petitioned Google management to declare its neutrality on sub-contracted staff's organizing in…
  • Wed, 00:59: RT @lizthegrey: important to note: NLRB's lawyers are staff who work at the NLRB as part of the division that investigates and charges viol…
  • Wed, 00:59: RT @16kbps: i think the google lawyer is trying to argue that it's breaking attorney-client privilege if you look at a public calendar even…
  • Wed, 00:59: RT @16kbps: google lawyer trying to construe so many documents talking about "guidelines" as corporate policy that the judge had to remind…
  • Wed, 01:17: RT @samfbiddle: NEW: A little-known Homeland Security screening algorithm, powered by Amazon, is capable of flagging naturalized citizens *…
  • Wed, 01:27: long covid is a truly sucky thing. there are 3 main kinds of tinnitus; ringing/buzzing/whining sound (I have a minor version &can usually stop it by popping my ears, pitch shift (devastating to musicians), sounds seeming MUCH louder.� depression is common� https://t.co/EwVXpIU2H6
  • Wed, 01:29: RT @DeanHach: “Dress codes are often a reaction to diversity, says Richard Thompson Ford, author of _Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion m…
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