Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Mon, 13:27: RT @jdcmedlock: Paying workers low wages was a luxury that small business owners want to pretend is a god-given right
  • Mon, 13:32: RT @JolyonMaugham: Lawyers have written to the new culture secretary demanding that the process is paused and the instructions Dowden sent…
  • Mon, 13:32: RT @ProfKFH: “Prior to the policy adjustment, many women said they’d been denied pandemic-related extension requests because they’d already…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @b_nishanov: This is big. Google removed the voting app after Russian authorities threatened their individual staff (not just Google as…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @UNDPOceanInnov: DYK: 8 million metric tons of #plastic pollution enter the ocean yearly? Imagine a dump truck full of plastic driving d…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @orinthomas: Change the display resolution on a Server Core instance of Windows Server with Set-DisplayResolution https://t.co/0EWoJSIBz
  • Mon, 13:44: RT @bhalomanush: Just in. Pfizer’s is ready to file for Emergency Use Authorization after its study shows that its vaccine is safe and effe…
  • Mon, 13:47: Not only would I gain nothing but I'd lose too; not just my self respect and compassion - which should be the high order bit - but I would be helping subject other cis women to gender policing https://t.co/lWA8KvJAtw
  • Mon, 13:50: RT @AngryBlackLady: even if they do, who cares. but to counter this point, note that more than half of women who get abortions already hav…
  • Mon, 13:52: RT @ErinBurnett: If mandates don’t work, this might: Kaiser reports 72% of US healthcare plans are no longer waiving Covid-19 treatment cos…
  • Mon, 13:52: RT @jamiebishop123: If you’re using a Virgin Media router and a VPN, there’s a pretty good chance you’re vulnerable to a bug that exposes y…
  • Mon, 13:53: RT @ak92501: https://t.co/uWPSyEYdzv
  • Mon, 13:53: RT @DavMicRot: With 2,000+ deaths from COVID yesterday in US, it makes sense to shut down classrooms when there is a case to reduce spread…
  • Mon, 13:54: RT @DavidHenigUK: That was quick (fwiw the Commission is highly sensitive to the point of near paranoia about Member States offering to act…
  • Mon, 13:55: RT @Hoorge: Intune Security Baseline Microsoft Defender Policy Troubleshooting Tips for Cloud PCs https://t.co/YainUmdXxR
  • Mon, 13:55: RT @ftripodi: 2 weeks after school started kid 1 got covid - five days later kid 2. four days later me. I've been in quartine with two youn…
  • Mon, 13:57: RT @PrivacyMatters: This role 'Principal Policy Advisor' is interesting for many reasons. "Technology is driving fundamental changes to ou…
  • Mon, 14:00: RT @PicPedant: That's a seagull. #amazing_physics
  • Mon, 15:42: Saving it to read later but couldn't resist checking the first page of The Fey and The Furious (the latest Rivers of London graphic novel to reach us), which shows one of the alternate covers: as well as matching the title's glorious pun it's a real Ah Ha! moment ;) https://t.co/6yjQFXgiUu
  • Mon, 15:47: RT @mrjamesob: You can have stories like this or you can have secretly-funded ‘think tanks’ shilling for big business & receiving ridiculou…
  • Mon, 15:49: eat these and contribute to the Ediacaran die-off that follows every Pre-Cambrian explosion ;) my favourite metaphor in my favourite medium - chocolate!� https://t.co/dWreICVn02
  • Mon, 15:51: RT @uhvibeful: never forget. https://t.co/OL17LsixQ8
  • Mon, 15:51: RT @FlorenceHRS: If you think kids shouldn't be given vlogging toys because it 'isn't a viable career' I have news for you about play doh h…
  • Mon, 15:51: RT @ErrataRob: Fact check: false The data wasn't deleted, it was backed-up (well, probably). I did my own forensics analysis of the Mesa…
  • Mon, 15:52: RT @gunnarmorling: Accelerating the #JDK LTS release cadence from three to two years -- What's your take? https://t.co/2d0OSo7qJu
  • Mon, 15:59: RT @ErrataRob: The way that Dominion "updates" work isn't "software updates" like you and I are familiar with. Instead, an "update" of this…
  • Mon, 15:59: RT @ErrataRob: Thus, every Dominion "update" wipes out whatever logs or election data are on a system. Thus, the only way a Dominion custom…
  • Mon, 15:59: RT @ErrataRob: For all we know, they attach a USB drive and copy a system-image right before attaching a different USB drive and writing th…
  • Mon, 16:01: not sure I'll feel safe travelling; infections rates are still to high and there's too much idiocy & selfishness around the simple protection of masking - but this is good news for people who haven't seen family in a long time https://t.co/IlKuHrPjce
  • Mon, 16:04: RT @theworstdev: Your job as an interviewer is to make the candidate feel as safe and confident as possible to hopefully answer questions w…
  • Mon, 16:04: RT @theworstdev: It's not to see if you and the candidate have something in common. It's not to know if they swear or not (which has nothin…
  • Mon, 16:04: RT @jkriggins: If you like what you see above, my fav talk on this topic to date is still Charity Majors aka @mipsytipsy's @monkigras talk…
  • Mon, 16:06: basic auth is going away, HTTP/2 support is coming so after November 1, 2021, only Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 (with latest fixes) and later will be able to connect to Microsoft 365 services from Windows https://t.co/rLfD99hohF
  • Mon, 16:10: RT @DavidHenigUK: Not before time. Though in the mean time the sheer amount of vaccine denial has made visiting a rather less attractive id…
  • Mon, 16:22: remember those north Macedonian teenagers making money from fake content farms? how about a book of fake photographs of non-existent people (& fake bears) in their town with an 'essay' on misinformation 'written' by GPT-2 and published by Magnum Photos https://t.co/e0qW720wSp
  • Mon, 16:35: RT @BillieJeanKing: 48 years ago today, Bobby Riggs and I played in the Battle of the Sexes. This match was about more than tennis. It…
  • Mon, 16:35: RT @RozKaveney: Important thread. It's not just the permeation of GCism by anti-Semitism. It's the way no one acknowledges it. https://t.c…
  • Mon, 16:41: RT @Chican3ry: Jennifer Bileks theories were also borrowed, uncited by both Jane Clare Jones' Political Erasure of Sex report funded by Oxf…
  • Mon, 16:41: RT @Chican3ry: Someone replied to this but deleted their remark asking, quite reasonably, what's wrong with saying "Palestine"? The issue…
  • Mon, 16:41: RT @Chican3ry: People oppressed in the occupied territories should be free and have access to the resources necessary to live good lives, r…
  • Mon, 16:41: RT @Chican3ry: But understanding that many people use these issues as a way of proliferating hatred of Jews is absolutely key, and there's…
  • Mon, 16:47: RT @SkyNews: The government must protect consumers from an increase in their gas price otherwise 'some families will be choosing between tu…
  • Mon, 16:49: Scroffeur: can't believe I missed Penny Arcade hitting the ball on the head https://t.co/jA8tT7i1KX
  • Mon, 16:52: warning, Phippy not included� https://t.co/Lulaq3xo1N
  • Mon, 16:54: RT @girlgerms: This is just... Mwah 👌 https://t.co/umRyIom0R7
  • Mon, 17:29: RT @ID_AA_Carmack: The recent discussions around copilot are a good opportunity to say this: I wish I could have licensed the Id source cod…
  • Mon, 17:30: RT @ID_AA_Carmack: I touched on that recently with the comment about open source culture and game dev; the best aspects of GPL work didn't…
  • Mon, 17:30: RT @ID_AA_Carmack: been as open, but I'm pretty sure there would have been more total users of the code, likely making the amount shared in…
  • Mon, 17:47: What Microsoft is doing to ease the tensions of remote work: it's not all Teams meetings or smart cameras. I wanted to look at bit at the spread of how Microsoft is responding to what it calls the New World of Work with products, research and culture https://t.co/zOKaxAnvxo
  • Mon, 19:06: RT @deviantollam: @blowdart @matvelloso I'm afraid I must concur that, at least right now, the market for "connected, smart" door locks has…
  • Mon, 19:07: RT @deviantollam: @matvelloso @samykamkar @blowdart @edskoudis @babakjavadi If reliability is the key factor, again I fear that this brings…
  • Mon, 19:09: I haven't written up an interview as an interview in years; I prefer to use them to tell a story that has a lot of quotes that illustrate the story.� https://t.co/cQNJJyUTrG
  • Mon, 19:10: RT @BBCNewsPR: Zoe Kleinman (@zsk) has been appointed as the first Technology Editor for BBC News. She will be part of the new Technology…
  • Mon, 19:12: RT @sbisson: With the autumnal equinox tomorrow, technically @qualcomm has one more day to give us more details on the Windows on ARM Snapd…
  • Mon, 19:12: RT @sbisson: The point when you're writing a column and you suddenly realise WHY something is happening the way it is.
  • Mon, 19:13: RT @sbisson: Over at @techrepublic I take a look at using both Office 365's My Sign-ins page and Azure Active Directory to examine attacks…
  • Mon, 19:14: RT @dallascard: @tdietterich Just to make it explicit, our point here was partly that the way people write their papers, and what they choo…
  • Mon, 19:14: RT @MikaelThalen: NEW: Days after the Capitol riot, 'Stop the Steal' founder Ali Alexander was racing to hide his ownership of over 100 web…
  • Mon, 19:14: RT @nextdoorsv: The number of comments on ND I've seen this weekend about how NEWSOME won because of election fraud has been disappointing.…
  • Mon, 19:15: RT @WSV_GUY: PLEASE RT I'm frequently asked "What's new since Windows Server 2008R2/2012, etc.?" Do you have a Windows Server comparison d…
  • Mon, 19:16: RT @DebugPrivilege: Awesome blog post that my team has shared around combatting human-operated ransomware. https://t.co/UuDGlTqXan
  • Mon, 19:16: RT @nicoleamurray: "When traffic takes precedence over all other functions, [the city] can no longer perform its own role: facilitating mee…
  • Mon, 19:17: RT @jhamby: I saw a lot of other comments along those lines, of people who stopped using/trusting Tesla autopilot because of near-accidents…
  • Mon, 19:17: RT @jhamby: As many have noted, Tesla is cherry-picking the data by comparing the accidents per km from Autopilot-engaged Teslas with accid…
  • Mon, 19:19: RT @HyaenaMom: Translation: Power cuts in the Autumn. #WinterOfDiscontent https://t.co/uGA5udalO5
  • Mon, 19:20: RT @drdevonprice: it's not "lazy" to not work toward something you don't care about. that's acting in line with your values.
  • Mon, 19:20: RT @Pinboard: A thing I wish Democrats understood about the right wing living in a world of make believe is that it frees Democrats up to p…
  • Mon, 19:21: RT @alex_abads: entertainment/culture journalists always have to defend the work we do, and whoever asked gillian anderson if she’s spoken…
  • Mon, 19:24: RT @rdevro: Border Patrol agents on horseback cracking whips and charging into crowds of Haitian asylum seekers in Texas, shouting at them…
  • Mon, 19:24: RT @NPR: The U.N. says Ethiopia's Tigray region is facing the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade — after the government imposed what t…
  • Mon, 20:30: RT @ben11kehoe: As terrible as many employers can be on payroll, from "don't cash this paycheck until next week" to straight-up withholding…
  • Mon, 20:31: RT @wudanyan: Some publishers ask freelancers to sign confidentiality clauses that prohibit them from sharing contract terms. But when publ…
  • Mon, 20:31: RT @windowsdev: Accessibility is achievable for all with Windows 11. We created “New Contrast Themes”, brought back Windows startup sound…
  • Mon, 21:04: RT @stevesi: Schumpeter – The vanishing allure of doing business in China https://t.co/u2lnAqUFXA “sometimes all it takes is one too many s…
  • Mon, 21:04: RT @diannaeanderson: What it took me years to learn was that the problem was not misbehaving members of a group with reasonable disagreemen…
  • Mon, 21:05: RT @diannaeanderson: @JaspThe @lore_poe And I know it’s hard for you, but it’s okay to shift opinions when new information is introduced! T…
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @HillaryClinton: It's been a bit delayed because of the pandemic. But I'm honored to be formally installed as the chancellor of @QUBelfa
  • Mon, 21:06: RT @DebbyBogaert: From coming week onward, all young people 12 years and older will be eligible to receive the covid vaccine in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 .…
  • Mon, 21:07: RT @kellan: Many of us are now finding ourselves charged with evolving 15-20 year old systems as the companies founded during the great exp…
  • Mon, 21:07: RT @nextdoorsv: It's hard for people to *really* understand how widespread expensive housing is in Silicon Valley! So I made this color c…
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