Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Fri, 12:54: RT @nathanTbernard: Maine instituted a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers last month and there have been non-stop protests since then.…
  • Fri, 12:55: RT @PinkRangerLB: Venom is an example of a villain who evolved into a hero because he was popular with readers and writers decided to rehab…
  • Fri, 12:56: RT @cstross: A Weights and Measures Inspector takes a scalpel to Blowhard Boris's nonsense about the UK allowing non-metric measures: htt…
  • Fri, 12:58: RT @CostasParis: The 60 plus boxships waiting to call at Los Angeles and Long Beach mostly came in from the Covid-hit ports of Ningbo and…
  • Fri, 12:58: RT @ChelseaParlett: REPEAT AFTER ME: We get rid of outliers when their extremeness indicates they are not part of our population, we do not…
  • Fri, 12:59: RT @MayorofLondon: The science is clear. Toxic air causes premature deaths and stunts children’s lungs. In London, we’re taking the bold ac…
  • Fri, 13:01: RT @haveigotnews: Government to announce post-Brexit return of imperial measures - to put that into perspective, shops will now have 0lbs o…
  • Fri, 13:01: RT @riptari: "automation itself doesn’t eradicate the mindless jobs but has a way of creating new forms of drudgery with every leap forward…
  • Fri, 13:02: RT @DavidHenigUK: Another aspect of the China / CPTPP story... https://t.co/emAbH2v2KW
  • Fri, 13:05: An inch; about your thumb. No, the other way round. A foot; length of a ruler, about 30cm A yard; a meter, close enough. Bigger than that? We never stopped using miles... https://t.co/YZPhWbhHOd
  • Fri, 13:06: RT @shieldsjames: Demo of the new “double tap to switch devices” feature in action. Making it easy to switch between the devices you play…
  • Fri, 13:07: RT @Grownmangrumble: Quick reminder #DefundTheBBC is a right wing plot to take something you own, sell it cheap to people like Rupert Murdo…
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @charlesmclellan: Re. Sir Clive, it's worth revisiting the authoritative book review from @rupertg that covered Sinclair's heyday: https…
  • Fri, 13:13: RT @keessterk1: A Minister of Justice suspending judges because he does not like the outcome of a judgement is against every idea of separa…
  • Fri, 13:13: RT @smbahr14: "In a story that was supposed to inspire women by showing a young woman competing with men at the highest levels of chess, Ne…
  • Fri, 13:13: RT @mrjamesob: A grim read but make no mistake: this is precisely why she got the job.
  • Fri, 13:14: RT @mchammo: That is quite the headline. https://t.co/WsddVnldFL
  • Fri, 13:14: RT @MarkSimos: Good information on the OMI Vulnerabilities within Azure VM Management Extensions https://t.co/RyiOMnMKYM
  • Fri, 13:15: RT @LizAnnSonders: One wonders where the ceiling is here … price of shipping a 40ft container from Shanghai to Los Angeles continues to soa…
  • Fri, 13:16: RT @histoftech: Fun history fact: this is also what the auto industry said in the mid-20th c, and that’s why they got regulated! Now cars d…
  • Fri, 13:18: If only Facebook had a management team that listened to them rather than a dumpster of internal memos showing they don't. https://t.co/l2IrUesyxU
  • Fri, 13:19: RT @AdamBienkov: Boris Johnson said his cabinet reshuffle would be focused on "uniting and levelling up the whole country." One day later:…
  • Fri, 13:20: RT @ChuckOp: @CarmenCrincoli @ericlaw Windows is supposed to be the productivity OS. Outlook is the power users productivity app. Windows…
  • Fri, 16:34: clean my glasses four times, finally discover the schmutz is on my eyelashes
  • Fri, 16:36: RT @ShruggedAslef: @london_rocklad @marypcbuk @MayorofLondon @TfL 2014 2 electric buses entered service in London 2015 8 electric buses in…
  • Fri, 16:41: RT @ShruggedAslef: @scook2003 @Asalanian @Windy999 @MayorofLondon The government wants TfL to cut its budget by £900m and increase revenue…
  • Fri, 16:58: RT @daprdev: 📣 Announcing Dapr v1.4.0! Thanks to all the contributors who took part in this release! 🙏 Lots of goodies in this one! 🎉 See…
  • Fri, 17:00: RT @satyanadella: RIP Sir Clive Sinclair. Your innovations democratized computing and inspired so many, including myself. I vividly remembe…
  • Fri, 17:00: RT @mfdii: Back in 2018 when Azure DevOps was launched, I remember a number of people being, "WTF, Microsoft? DevOps isn't a product" and a…
  • Fri, 17:00: RT @John_Papa: 🎉 My next adventure has begun! I’m now leading Education Cloud Advocacy at Microsoft, bringing my flavor of storytelling to…
  • Fri, 17:31: RT @JolyonMaugham: If or when the Potemkin Process to appoint Paul Dacre appoints Paul Dacre we are very likely to ask the Courts to scrut…
  • Fri, 17:32: RT @AasawariNavathe: Did you know #MEM has a "In Development" page? This page gives you an idea of what we're working on internally that wi…
  • Fri, 17:33: RT @_KarenHao: These pages had also achieved their reach not through user choice but primarily as a result of Facebook’s own platform desig…
  • Fri, 17:37: RT @profcarroll: Troll farms are still thriving on Facebook. 140M monthly users 100M weekly users (US) 360M weekly users (global) Successfu…
  • Fri, 17:37: shocked face etc� https://t.co/vXYRUEhw64
  • Fri, 17:38: RT @profcarroll: ‘We should not be surprised that bad actors became expert Facebook marketers because Mark’s mission is to bring Facebook m…
  • Fri, 17:39: RT @loquaciousloka: 0 women have applied for this job which makes me really sad 😔 https://t.co/IeMBH2SZQx
  • Fri, 17:39: RT @MarioHewardt: ProcDump for Linux 1.2 has been released! Adds a new trigger that allows monitoring and creation of core dumps based on…
  • Fri, 17:40: RT @pikhq: Holy shit Bell v. Tavistock (the UK ruling that barred trans healthcare for those under 16 outright) was overturned.
  • Fri, 17:47: RT @QuinnyPig: They’ve got a hard job over on @awscloud PR: when someone says something shitty, should they respond with a crap blog post t…
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @IsForAt: This stuff is not that hard. I talked w/ >10 people today that are dealing with "what might they do to me?". Anyone wonder why…
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @IsForAt: + remember, if Amazon takes issue with what you're doing when you leave - in any way - they sue YOU. not your employer. You mu…
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @IsForAt: even if they fired you. even if you were there for 3 months. even if you're working on open source (not confidential info! but…
  • Fri, 17:49: RT @IsForAt: also hilarious from Werner because he was not remotely senior when he started. serious revisionist history being presented. he…
  • Fri, 17:50: RT @IsForAt: And, for the record, knowing 100x the people at Microsoft, I have talked to ~100 people who are scared of Amazon bullying them…
  • Fri, 17:50: wait, is Werner hinting he wants a new job somewhere?� https://t.co/y7U6bffYvv
  • Fri, 17:53: RT @clairecm: "I’m not sure I would be here in this job today if I didn’t have an excellent babysitter 40 years ago," said @SecYellen, spea…
  • Fri, 17:54: RT @tsunamino: Just let people like things ffs life is too damn short to be a shithead https://t.co/TGiikUm3LA
  • Fri, 17:54: or required for a court case� https://t.co/ku9DcWdeui
  • Fri, 17:56: RT @Carnage4Life: One of the most shocking and depressing observations about Silicon Valley is that you can get very far (i.e. create a mul…
  • Fri, 18:12: RT @oolon: Then in May The @GoodLawProject overturned most of the practical effects of Bell v Tavi. What did @NHSEngland do? Nothing, they…
  • Fri, 18:13: RT @zackpattin_: I’m a union longshoreman. I make $100k/year and I’m not sorry. I’m also a socialist and not because I fetishize poverty, b…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @ntakayama: As software engineers there are two principles we must hold in balance: DRY and WET Don’t Repeat Yourself vs Whatever, Ever…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @RichardBurgon: Last night in the debate on social care funding, a Tory MP let slip to me their ultimate plan. Instead of a social care…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @victoriastrauss: New #WriterBeware blog post: An update on the #DisneyMustPay Task Force. Disney is STILL not paying, and the Task Forc…
  • Fri, 18:14: RT @MrAhmednurAli: PSA: Men don't need to share their proxy to women (having daughters, etc.) to call out sexual assault and rape. Stop sha…
  • Fri, 18:16: RT @ashleygjovik: @ZoeSchiffer It's part of the Mohawk Valley Formula & in the corporate union-busting playbook. They: -hold captive audien…
  • Fri, 18:16: RT @ZoeSchiffer: Tim Cook just put a meeting on Apple employee calendars for a global all hands Friday 👀 People can submit questions before…
  • Fri, 18:16: RT @whalecoiner: The detransition rate is astonishingly low. And mostly due to societal stigma against trans people. Regrets about medical…
  • Fri, 18:17: RT @levie: One of the more exciting shifts that has come from hybrid work is the ability to rapidly collaborate with customers. This was al…
  • Fri, 18:23: RT @jandedobbeleer: When @shanselman writes about the things you do. #shanselmaneffect https://t.co/BzObNlMTRG
  • Fri, 18:23: RT @PrivacyMatters: I need to make a subject access request of a local NHS Trust Hospital - according to their procedures I should complete…
  • Fri, 18:24: RT @AngryBlackLady: i run my account at 253K followers the same as i did when i had 1K followers: Don't start none, won't be none. Come a…
  • Fri, 18:24: RT @bitandbang: if you have an open source repo with long-living markdown that includes links, I cannot urge you strongly enough to set up…
  • Fri, 18:26: RT @beastoftraal: Oh wow!! Take a bow, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Ogilvy :) A simple, obvious twist that was long overdue, and staring right at…
  • Fri, 18:27: RT @MechaniVal: Would you look at that, Bell's anti-abortion lawyer is now arguing Gillick itself is unfit for purpose. Whoever could have…
  • Fri, 18:27: RT @RingCentral: We’re excited to announce that the one and only @stevewoz will be the keynote speaker at RingCentral Connect! Save your se…
  • Fri, 18:28: RT @rolandmcs: Neil couldn't see what every other sane person could see, and so became a useful idiot for the populist bubble; the 'liberal…
  • Fri, 18:28: RT @DmitryOpines: @IanDunt He wanted Tucker Carlson's audience but Walter Cronkite's reputation, and thought he could get it by throwing a…
  • Fri, 18:28: RT @IanDunt: Yeah it was unforeseeable how a channel set up on a populist right wing platform turned out to produce populist right wing con…
  • Fri, 18:28: RT @trasinscneach: And this is why it supremely sucked to see abortion rights orgs in the UK reacting to sheepishly to the original judgeme…
  • Fri, 18:29: RT @KermodeMovie: It’s lovely to think that more people watched Andrew Neil attempting to disappear into the puce-coloured wallpaper on Que…
  • Fri, 18:29: RT @caitskirby: Faculty who do not receive disability accommodations should be required to complete the accommodations request process as a…
  • Fri, 18:30: RT @gabe_monroy: I always advise folks to take time off between roles. My last 2 job changes were through acquisition (OpDemand/Deis->Engi…
  • Fri, 18:30: RT @AyoCaesar: In the name of rolling back trans rights, hardcore transphobes are taking aim at one of the pillars of access to reproductiv…
  • Fri, 18:30: RT @mikesherov: I've consolidated my thoughts on tech titles: 1. "No titles" is a lie. Power dynamics always exist 2. Titles as a measure…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @afainatl: This should go without saying, but if you're going through the #EpikFail leak, please do proper verification before throwing…
  • Fri, 18:31: RT @gigastacey: I'm super excited about my RF sensing event coming up Sept. 21 at 8 AM PT. If you want to use UWB, radar, lidar, and Wi-Fi…
  • Fri, 19:14: RT @LeviBroderick: @foo_fighter @marypcbuk @threddyrex No worries, this was run in a detonation chamber. Because this is a totally normal s…
  • Fri, 19:21: RT @MylesBorins: @marypcbuk nothing that fancy :D Surfacing existing data from Pull-Requests included between two tags and sorting it base…
  • Fri, 19:49: RT @chrischirp: While these nums are way less than Jan peak & ~5% of current occupancy, they are still a lot of patients. And many are very…
  • Fri, 19:49: RT @chrischirp: We have plateaued at ~110 deaths a day reported in England - that's a lot and 6x higher than this time last year before we…
  • Fri, 19:49: RT @chrischirp: Highest cases in country right now are in Leicestershire - where schools went back a bit earlier on 23rd August. Cases i…
  • Sat, 01:45: security and convenience are harder with general purpose computing; I really hate the car comparison but it's a similar trend. see even things like recipe box subscriptions...� https://t.co/0Ori1bukFL
  • Sat, 01:46: RT @hediet_dev: #copilot does not stop to amaze me. It correctly suggested a regular expression to detect ids that are computed by a custom…
  • Sat, 01:46: RT @nex3: well, the Limited Resources folks seem to have dug in their heels on the principle that the crypto exchange that's lining their p…
  • Sat, 02:09: RT @twistofplate: “Get in loser, we’re going photoshopping.” https://t.co/yYKlL97k9q
  • Sat, 02:10: RT @LadieAuPair: ✨NEWS ✨ I can't even believe this is real. I not only have a full time game accessibility job, but I'm a lead? At Xbox?…
  • Sat, 02:11: RT @deviantollam: it's not complicated: being a nazi is a pretty reliable path toward financial difficulty and loss of revenue. it's almo…
  • Sat, 02:25: RT @juliaioffe: .@apple and @Google have given in to Kremlin pressure and removed Alexey @navalny's app designed to help Russians vote for…
  • Sat, 02:27: this is the kind of thing I call 'table NDA' but once you publish it anywhere it's not 'table NDA' and more' and um, yeah, I'm not clicking a link with that headline thanks; I know what the Olympian gods got up to� https://t.co/hcbXUj0fuU
  • Sat, 02:40: RT @troyhunt: Processing the Epik breach and there's *lots* of email addresses taken from other places, for example stored copies of WHOIS…
  • Sat, 02:40: RT @Alex_A_Simons: I never even dreamed that our new Passwordless access to MSA would make it onto the tonight show. I think I can die happ…
  • Sat, 02:41: RT @yamphoto: The faces of grief and loss. In a tragic coda to a messy and controversial 20-year war, the U.S. military acknowledged its…
  • Sat, 02:41: RT @_TimOBrien: Lawmakers can't evade responsibility for not protecting our data by blaming those who want it (police) or those required by…
  • Sat, 02:41: RT @alexwlchan: If anybody wants some unit nostalgia, let me be shameless and point out that my code already supports imperial units. Say,…
  • Sat, 02:42: RT @GregBensinger: What it's come to out west -- the world's largest tree is wrapped in foil to (hopefully) protect it from raging nearby f…
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