Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
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  • Tue, 12:45: And your org is breaking NIST guidelines; we can only hope for the day PCI compliance didn't mandate counterproductive approaches https://t.co/83g906dmfn
  • Tue, 12:45: Well, if Tories had a sense of shame the world would look very different https://t.co/mJJzQz8Rqb
  • Tue, 12:46: RT @YouGov: Green Party members would welcome a coalition govt with Labour, but also be happy with a majority Labour govt. % delighted/plea…
  • Tue, 12:46: RT @svdate: Weird that the coup memo author doesn’t want Trump’s discussions about the coup made public.
  • Tue, 12:46: RT @jeannette_ng: Your semi regular reminder that zombie stories aren't value neutral hypotheticals and have a history.
  • Tue, 12:50: RT @sjdemas: Just a few years ago, threats like these against any public official would be roundly condemned by leaders in both parties. Th…
  • Tue, 12:50: RT @chriscurtis94: In which case, assuming the people he door knocked were representative, would tell her that they have significantly more…
  • Tue, 12:51: Great work Facebook. Maybe it really us time to block Facebook as harmful? https://t.co/2oJs0bBlTR
  • Tue, 12:53: RT @jgownder: Must-read interview with Yale Professor Jason Stanley on the Republican descent into genuine fascism. "The Republicans have…
  • Tue, 12:53: RT @MarinaPurkiss: In a normal country, these 6 seconds might preclude someone from getting a job in Government In broken Brexit Britain,…
  • Tue, 12:54: RT @MalwareJake: TIL (and quite frankly I'm horrified) that the Border Patrol offered Professional Bull Riders (who they conveniently spons…
  • Tue, 12:54: RT @intellijrust: Working with WebAssembly and Rust together? Here is a summary of features IntelliJ Rust provides to help you: https://t.c…
  • Tue, 12:55: RT @tante: Great work quantifying things: Bitcoin uses special hardware that gets replaced quickly to be competitive in the bitcoin lottery…
  • Tue, 12:56: RT @JamesWillby: So when President Obama told you all that Brexit Britain would be at the back of the queue for a trade deal with the USA .…
  • Tue, 12:56: RT @glakier: Itching to write about how the govt should regulate lies? Or how the govt should NEVER EVER regulate them? If so please check…
  • Tue, 12:56: RT @ProfFerguson: This is bad. In Mesa, Millions in Covid Relief Funds Will Go To 'Very High Tech' Police Surveillance https://t.co/Jxs
  • Tue, 12:57: RT @RandallKanna: Tell me you’re a woman in tech without telling me you’re a woman in tech. Here’s mine. I just had to Google how to block…
  • Tue, 12:59: RT @JavierespFT: FT: Brussels eyes online ad restrictions for political parties A document showed the EU is seeking to put forward proposal…
  • Tue, 12:59: RT @JavierespFT: “Common standards would be established that limit the use of certain microtargeting techniques . . . for political actors,…
  • Tue, 12:59: RT @JavierespFT: EU regulators have already proposed tighter rules for microtargeting and political advertising on online platforms. This n…
  • Tue, 13:05: RT @MrJalco: Because some won’t wear masks or get jabbed, my mate’s mom had her brain tumour operation delayed multiple times because ICU b…
  • Tue, 13:06: RT @angrybooklady: I saw another "Fast fashion exists because no one understands how much clothes should cost" take and I really wish more…
  • Tue, 13:06: RT @DocSteveHall: Permission to say CAPIT@*ISM!! If we really want to talk about #NetZero and #ClimateEmergency we need to talk about Cap…
  • Tue, 13:06: RT @hpcnotes: Cloud is based on a premise that it is not on-premises, rather than not on-(a)-premise, although of course even #cloud is ult…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @LuiseFreese: This post will take you from zero to hero 🚀 regarding #AdaptiveCards! Learn how to build and use them and some super coo…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @bellingcat: UK authorities have just announced Denis Sergeev, who travelled to the UK under the alias Sergey Fedotov, has been charged…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @Alex__Collinson: If you read the story, it's about a serious sex and disability discrimination case, where the employer was found guilt…
  • Tue, 13:08: RT @rfrosencrans: you will see that undoing fatphobia is not incidental to the creation of a fairer, safer, healthier society. it is integ…
  • Tue, 13:09: RT @DeeringRob: Prediction: all the terrible stuff people are saying will happen in the UK this winter happens, at which point the governme…
  • Tue, 13:09: RT @moorehn: I fully understand that people behave that way online -- jumping into replies and DMs to argue about pointless stuff -- becaus…
  • Tue, 13:10: RT @ablative_sasha: Edward Teller had a pretty good idea of what to do with errant space rocks: boop them with a device that squishes actin…
  • Tue, 13:12: The most effective approach to office reopening (AIUI Microsoft isn't doing dates but following COVID numbers) is to co-ordinate your 2/3 days/week in the office so other people are also there to work *with* https://t.co/SbJ0FpkkK1
  • Tue, 13:15: RT @EleriTudor: Similarly the 'freedom of the press' should not be a licence to lie and share hate.
  • Tue, 13:16: RT @manekinekko: If the user doesn't request it, don't ask them for personal information. Coz the response is gonna be a NO! #uxfail #devel
  • Tue, 13:16: RT @LaurenJTownsend: People don’t need ridiculous publicity stunts to encourage them to use buses… they need BUSES. Regular, reliable, affo…
  • Tue, 13:20: RT @isaacrlevin: Announcing: WinUI 3 – Windows App SDK Preview 1.0 https://t.co/oMpUPhD0ru
  • Tue, 14:52: The potatoes are starting to flower; you're supposed to be able to harvest in 90 days which will be end of October https://t.co/WGnaAOOv9y
  • Tue, 15:23: RT @sbisson: Switching out our existing Orbi setup for a WFi6 Orbi Pro. The new APs are nice and small…
  • Tue, 15:30: "Sent to Microsoft" as in searches go to Bing because you can't search the web without sending the query https://t.co/ennM0wh89t
  • Tue, 15:30: RT @netresec: Many also interpreted the screen shot as if the traffic was sent in clear text. That is not the case, whatever you type on th…
  • Tue, 15:33: RT @jason_kint: Lawsuit expands further with research that "61% of apps...automatically transfer data to Facebook" upon launch. Yes, that's…
  • Tue, 15:33: RT @jason_kint: in testimony, Zuckerberg regularly claimed users maintain control over their data - there are several pages of examples in…
  • Tue, 15:34: RT @jason_kint: !!! news. mother of all lawsuits quietly filed last month vs Facebook in Delaware. I'll explain why it avoided notice unti…
  • Tue, 15:34: RT @jason_kint: Major new plaintiff allegations - many long concerning: 1 FB spent billions to protect Zuckerberg personally 2 claims "epic…
  • Tue, 15:34: RT @jason_kint: It's a whopping 390 pages and there is a related 220 page suit filed in same court on the same day. Together they bring the…
  • Tue, 15:34: RT @jason_kint: As background, State of Rhode Island originally had sued Facebook claiming it WAY overpaid FTC by as much as $4.9B to prote…
  • Tue, 15:35: Zucks that "the buck stops here" when you run the company https://t.co/R9s5Wa593s
  • Tue, 15:36: RT @jason_kint: Original suit of course was filed due to Cambridge Analytica. New lawsuit has more details than anything I've seen (many se…
  • Tue, 15:36: RT @jason_kint: As we learned in earlier discovery from Attorney General of DC combined with pressure and hearings from the UK, employees k…
  • Tue, 15:36: RT @jason_kint: This lawsuit even includes the fact Facebook hired one of the co-founders of the company that mined and sold the Facebook d…
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @jason_kint: A hat tip at this point to UK Parliament, specifically MP Damian Collins, who really led the world in uncovering as much of…
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @jason_kint: Speaking of PWC, this is new to me. It appears they did an investigation in 2019 after everything hit the fan for Facebook…
  • Tue, 15:37: RT @jason_kint: Of course, Zuckerberg's control of the board is not new and is drawn on the separate class of stock (negotiated with assist…
  • Tue, 15:38: RT @jason_kint: Another allegation in the lawsuit of misleading testimony is Zuckerberg suggesting Facebook doesn't collect data from other…
  • Tue, 15:39: Access to court cases is a fundamental pillar of transparency. Maybe some billionaires could subsidize it... https://t.co/npQ61ggjPZ
  • Tue, 17:46: RT @NerdPyle: This is full of excellent advice & insights, as you'd expect from Sean https://t.co/Ba2o0hQcUn
  • Tue, 17:47: RT @killedbygoogle: Whatever they paid for this logo was too much. https://t.co/hIo4VQlc9D
  • Tue, 17:49: RT @sbisson: @monkchips Whenever's good for you!
  • Tue, 17:49: RT @nicolefv: have y'all seen the latest State of DevOps Report from DORA? it's SO GOOD! 🎉 they cover SRE, security, docs... plus new bench…
  • Tue, 17:49: RT @davechensky: Just sitting here, thinking about the audacity of Apple to release a phone with a feature called "Cinematic Mode" that for…
  • Tue, 18:13: RT @JMarkOckerbloom: Hearing about Bionomia, which takes an interesting approach to name authorities. Living scientists are referred to by…
  • Tue, 18:13: RT @garethj_msft: This thread should be titled "State of the industry 2021/22" https://t.co/TJgiwsWvko
  • Tue, 18:15: RT @ericlaw: Microsoft apparently used wndw\.ms as a URL shortener and then lost control of the domain. Oops.
  • Tue, 18:16: RT @mc2hampion: @soMelanieSaid Update to Gresham’s Law: vapid short form content drives out thoughtful long form content 😿
  • Tue, 18:16: RT @cstross: Inside every Tesla is a computer with the soul of a Dalek, screaming with mute existential rage over its inability to climb a…
  • Tue, 18:17: RT @MSFTImagine: Bring your idea to life in the 20th anniversary of the #ImagineCup. 🏆 Build your skills with fellow students to solve glo…
  • Tue, 18:18: RT @tkingdot: I might take a Sharpie and replace “kind” with “compliant” as that’s what it means https://t.co/HPNnpp70vI
  • Tue, 18:43: RT @ben11kehoe: The problem, in short: the "cliff sensor" is an LED+photodiode. Does the photodiode detect reflected light from the LED? Gr…
  • Tue, 18:43: RT @ben11kehoe: It's funny and maybe a little frustrating that people are quick to blame machine learning for the situation shown in the vi…
  • Tue, 18:44: 'machine learning' is the new name for any technology when we don't know how it works https://t.co/doX0Gsw7sj
  • Tue, 19:00: I'm not blaming Bing here, I'm blaming the absolute whole state of book databases and mainly Amazon because GoodReads https://t.co/rin14yohEP
  • Tue, 19:03: I see the Happy Meal announcement is an opportunity to test reading comprehension: switching to corn-based plastic instead of *virgin oil-based plastic for ~90% of the toy components is not 'removing plastic toys from Happy Meals' it's 'removing plastic* from Happy Meal toys'
  • Tue, 19:14: RT @LeviBroderick: Hey @MsWorkers4... https://t.co/eZUhEpGp7Z
  • Tue, 19:14: RT @Sylvaners: REVEALED: Charlottesville neo-Nazi organizers were paid to make hate a full-time job https://t.co/o8j9HlOs2b
  • Tue, 19:14: RT @tessak22: I'm looking for 2-3 experienced developer advocates that are interested in being speakers on a Twitter space this Friday arou…
  • Tue, 19:16: RT @ericlaw: This Was An Explicit Product Deci$ion.
  • Tue, 19:17: RT @FinessaFudges: The purpose of twitter is to gain enough followers that you can post something like “eating a burger” and have 40 people…
  • Tue, 19:18: RT @mer__edith: Civility politics is the glue holding the status quo together. "Doing harm is fine; talking about it is a problem" https://…
  • Tue, 19:18: RT @sedyst: Our report on why we need EU institutions to go beyond debiasing and show a more genuine engagement in the inequalities of AI i…
  • Tue, 19:19: RT @bhalomanush: Douglas Adams, who passed away twenty years ago. https://t.co/Xk42gaKlhl
  • Tue, 19:19: RT @paperghost: i hate that these things never acknowledge people worked remote long before the pandemic. entire industries exist. where do…
  • Tue, 19:20: RT @karenhchu: The team is so close 😍 if you’re trying out Brigade v2, be sure to let us know! We’re working on some swag bundles for y’all…
  • Tue, 19:20: RT @lechnerc77: You want to do some first steps with #Durable #Functions and #Netherite as storage provider? There are now code samples fo…
  • Tue, 19:20: RT @courtneymilan: If someone sets your house on fire, there are excellent builders who can fix it, and your insurance might cover it, but…
  • Tue, 19:21: RT @tomwarren: Microsoft News, what you doin https://t.co/ePRzyn0F5h
  • Tue, 19:23: RT @Sue_Bohn: Are you ready to get rid of using a custom form to onboard new partner guest users? Try our recently introduced entitlement…
  • Tue, 19:23: RT @friedhardware: @slightlylate My team is writing a native iOS app to stay the help away from safari’s shitshow. On android it’s a twa/pw…
  • Tue, 19:24: RT @zacbowden: Surface Duo 2's dual-displays equate to around 8.3-inches of screen space. That matches the new iPad mini, which now also ha…
  • Tue, 19:25: RT @krmarko: Some charts that didn’t make the column. The port of LA-Long Beach is clogged to record levels and many of these ships will no…
  • Tue, 19:25: RT @krmarko: Ocean shipping rates have spiked 5-fold this year, but they are part of longer-term transportation inflation with both shippin…
  • Tue, 19:25: RT @ErinInTheMorn: Alert! Just dropped! Texas special session includes a bill to detransition trans youth, pull them from puberty blockers,…
  • Tue, 19:26: RT @ErinInTheMorn: This bill treats giving trans youth the GLOBAL, MEDICALLY ACCEPTED transition care as child abuse in the same categories…
  • Tue, 19:26: RT @djbaskin: Today we opened a Spirit Halloween at the vacant Google Headquarters. https://t.co/xwomb6Xlec
  • Tue, 19:26: RT @zunepedia: In case you missed it! Zunepedia - Zune digital coffee table book, an unofficial photographic journey of the history of the…
  • Tue, 19:27: RT @adampayne26: BEIS is expected to confirm within the next hour or so that it has agreed to temporarily subsidise the CF Industries ferti…
  • Tue, 19:28: RT @KirillOsenkov: Folks, a quick PSA about large MSBuild builds on CI. Too often I see a build taking upwards of 10-20 minutes with all s…
  • Tue, 19:28: RT @tithenai: When men frame a murderer's actions in terms of him "having a bad day" I can't help but hear them telling the world that they…
  • Tue, 19:29: RT @brooklynmarie: This is what happened with the caravan out of Honduras as well -- instructions circulated on @Facebook. It's been happen…
  • Tue, 19:29: RT @stephenwertheim: If the Biden administration believes the United States is not at war, then it should support the repeal of every Congr…
  • Tue, 19:32: RT @sbisson: @drogus @andrewducker @monkchips System programming is more than just drivers; it's anything you want performance from and and…
  • Tue, 19:39: RT @KirillOsenkov: If you need text logs, play back the .binlog to any text logs after the fact. You can even do that in a separate leg or…
  • Tue, 19:39: RT @KirillOsenkov: and of course if you're not doing it, I highly recommend publishing the .binlog as an artifact of the build, so you can…
  • Tue, 19:40: RT @shreyas: “More engineers” will usually *not* solve your problems. Because the real problem is often a strategy problem, culture problem…
  • Tue, 20:24: RT @adjectivalnoun: @vanderaj When I was in college an auditor or something mandated password expiration, which resulted in the helpdesk ge…
  • Tue, 20:26: I always aspire to be 9 but my character sheet rolls usually end up as 5� https://t.co/ERy5eGVKqy
  • Tue, 20:31: RT @mcclure111: There are a number of things I dislike about Steam, but this box, this box right here, the "we want to warn you against pla…
  • Tue, 20:32: RT @EllyOrg: We're happy to announce that Elly won the #MSFTStudentAmbassadors pitch event last Thursday! 🥳 Thanks @ChloeCondon, @varadara
  • Tue, 20:37: RT @buildsghost: We've made the decision to rewrite @rometools in @rustlang, and we've made some fundamental shifts to our core architectur…
  • Tue, 20:40: I do wonder how much input the autistic community had here because it seems like a natural for 'nothing about us without us' https://t.co/hCIfUNnTY6
  • Tue, 20:41: RT @jofromgreylynn: ‘This speaks to how the media has fundamentally misunderstood what the briefings are: public service announcements. Th…
  • Tue, 21:07: RT @futureinreview: NEXT WEEK! Elon isn't always right. SNS CEO/FiRe Chair Mark Anderson will lead w/ an intro. Free to SNS members, $49.99…
  • Tue, 21:07: RT @aspnetcore_news: Creating Microsoft Teams meetings in ASP .NET Core using Microsoft Graph by @damien_bod https://t.co/vznvBElw7d #aspne
  • Tue, 21:07: RT @cwilso: Strongly seconded. https://t.co/W4ssUisOhc
  • Tue, 21:08: RT @KarmaOneSixOne: Everything is political. Everything.
  • Tue, 21:08: RT @CarmenCrincoli: The number of startups and "agile" tech companies that hire directors and C-suite execs whose entire job history reads…
  • Tue, 21:09: RT @mims: Gonna go out on a limb and say that a future of zero labor protections & management by algorithm, with constant pressure to optim…
  • Tue, 21:09: RT @mims: As America empties its middle class into a barbell-shaped distribution of both better and worse-paid workers, with both more & le…
  • Tue, 21:09: RT @mims: One reason "just quit" isn't a sufficient check on the growing power of algorithms over workers is that class in America is strat…
  • Tue, 21:09: RT @ericlaw: still my favorite piece of writing on the internet five years later https://t.co/ANZqzwwYLL
  • Tue, 21:11: when I hear about tech companies or worse still individual consumers investing in carbon sequestration by paying money to people who say it buys an acre of rainforest to protect, I always want to know how they deal with ranchers with flamethrowers� https://t.co/kBPPzMX5Rd
  • Tue, 21:31: RT @chrischirp: over half of confirmed cases in England reported today were in under 20s... almost 40% were in 10-19 year olds. Just thin…
  • Tue, 21:32: RT @MPTS_Hearing: Dr W: The vision of the right treatment at the right time for trans people is something that is v important. its somethin…
  • Tue, 21:33: RT @MPTS_Hearing: Dr W: and now they have size 12 feet and beards and skeletal changes. If they'd been afforded medical intervention when t…
  • Tue, 21:33: RT @mixen: 📢 I’m pumped and excited to announce my new role in Microsoft as GPM of Microsoft Store app partners ecosystem effective today!!…
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @mcclure111: When I complain about the "Space Force", people tell me it's mostly stuff the Air Force was doing already but with a strong…
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @NatSecGeek: Huge hack reveals embarrassing details of who’s behind Proud Boys and other far-right websites https://t.co/d9om6Nvcn5 #Epi
  • Tue, 21:34: RT @deislabs: As some of you know, we have a history w/ PaaS tools & #WebAssembly so naturally, we're excited to share our newest project 🦛…
  • Tue, 21:35: RT @thegrugq: This is how you hurt ransomware. https://t.co/sQed5yi0l7
  • Tue, 21:36: RT @satya_vel: Opportunity: If u follow me u know how much we care about docs. We are hiring a content writer-dev for our #Azure Infrastruc…
  • Tue, 21:36: RT @tanmayg: New blog from the team: Comprehensive research into BulletProofLink, a large-scale phishing-as-a-service operation that enable…
  • Tue, 21:37: RT @christineburns: Don’t let anyone pretend there was no consultation over the Equality Act. Overall, there was about ten years’ worth. I…
  • Tue, 22:03: I don't know who came up with the conceit of using 555 in phone numbers in movies and on TV so they weren't *ever a real number people could dial, but what a fantastic example of thinking about the potential harms of a new technology and preventing them in advance
  • Tue, 22:29: RT @hypervserver: Now we are ready to go! I just entered the last session description for Azure Stack HCI Days 2021🤣 Sign-up for free and p…
  • Tue, 22:32: RT @MollyJongFast: Remember when RBG died and everyone said we were hysterical thinking that Republicans would overturn Roe?
  • Tue, 22:32: RT @MollyJongFast: They told us that for sure Republicans wouldn’t take away a right women had had for 50 years. We were told it was settle…
  • Tue, 22:34: RT @JohnMarlin_MSFT: Asking about going from single site #AzureStackHCI to multisite and if was possible? Yes. @CosmosDarwin wanted to ensu…
  • Wed, 02:35: RT @DarrenRStarr: @marypcbuk And if you're prone to nightmares, under no circumstance should you fuzz the x.509 ASN.1 parser code in vSpher…
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