Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Wed, 13:11: RT @joncstone: Keir Starmer: "I have lost count of how many business leaders have told me that they wish their time horizon could be longer…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @colinpenty: Some #gears5 footage demonstrating how Dolby Vision enhances the HDR experience: https://t.co/eDKCJ2XbI0 https://t.co/2CnF
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @mims: 234 million years ago exceptionally rapid carbon emissions due to volcanos led to “mega-monsoons” and a humid, wet climate that t…
  • Wed, 13:11: RT @joncstone: Starmer mentions ‘the millenial generation clustered in low paid jobs’ and is met by a further heckle of ‘£15 an hour!’ #Lab
  • Wed, 13:12: RT @julesmattsson: I’m sure ambulance services are thrilled with their road staff (ambulances tend to be C1 vehicles) being headhunted to l…
  • Wed, 13:14: just the other week I was saying how responsible TV & movies have been about avoiding this harm with 555 and now we just don't bother?� https://t.co/TRP0aKhu1q
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @christineburns: Head of WPATH describes enormous worldwide collaborative effort on research..standards.. Britain offers: An ex potter,…
  • Wed, 13:15: RT @CharlieXCaine: Just to point out (because a lot of people don't get it) "people with cervixes" isn't about inclusive language it's abou…
  • Wed, 13:16: RT @AlexandraErin: "So you're telling me that every year at Christmas and on several other occasions throughout the year you will just *giv…
  • Wed, 13:16: RT @NorsEllie: Or has a wife to manage the household. https://t.co/dcvxlYmHW5
  • Wed, 13:50: this is the battery-with-a-display @sbisson has been helping me test out; once you work out how to use the wireless charging it's a really powerful battery with lots of ports that *tells you exactly how much power* you have and are using. fast too, but quite hefty https://t.co/sPsbY63ivc
  • Wed, 13:57: RT @uckema: This is not even a hot take, warehouse hiring and factory hiring is doing great but Retail/customer facing shit is not
  • Wed, 13:58: RT @KatysCartoons: Maybe if I repeat it enough then it will become true https://t.co/wotPdIwmby
  • Wed, 13:59: RT @BuckWoodyMSFT: ...and to follow up, there are steps you can take when you feel too busy. I use the Eisenhower Matrix to separate Urgent…
  • Wed, 13:59: RT @PrivacyMatters: I wanted to re up this because the French data protection authority, the CNIL is one regulator that has sought to tackl…
  • Wed, 14:02: RT @Octocon: Preview: Spotlight on Our Panels We’ve got an absolutely packed programme of panels, showing on not one but TWO Twitch channel…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @ylongqi: Joint work with my colleagues @Microsoft @MSFTResearch: Tobias Schnabel, @pnbennett @susan_dumais Check out our paper for mor…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @ylongqi: Local models were shown to capture the locality nature of user preferences --- similar *locally* within like-minded subgroups…
  • Wed, 14:09: RT @ylongqi: To scale local models, our core idea is to incorporate local clustering as a differentiable component that can be trained end-…
  • Wed, 14:11: RT @MikePMoffatt: I’m a cyclist and I can’t tell you how many cyclists I’ve muted on here for their “NOW DO CARS” tweets whenever I tweet a…
  • Wed, 14:15: This is interesting; like putting your (eg) Azure network edge connection in your company basement. A lot of fiber laying to scale it though... https://t.co/qrxpAXomwD
  • Wed, 14:16: RT @gsuberland: The guy documented his own crimes in logged chats and then spoke to the FBI without counsel. Of *course* he plead guilty.
  • Wed, 14:17: RT @jamie247: Without comment. That being the comment. https://t.co/H3ooREZpyU
  • Wed, 14:19: Surprising number of accounts with crypto references in their handles suggesting it's ok for paternalistic authorities to decide what the irresponsible poors can spend their own money on by central control https://t.co/NfH8j6PoiJ
  • Wed, 14:21: First do no harm, right? https://t.co/7aqrmBk4vu
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @RoadsideMum: Now of course the @RNLI said no such thing. They didn't waste time evaluating passport statuses. It's not their job. Bu…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @FierceMum: HOLD THE FRONT PAGE! In a controversial move, Dr B is arguing that people who are neurodiverse or dyslexic should not be dis…
  • Wed, 14:22: RT @blacklionking73: There isn't a labor shortage. There is an abundance of ppl who are sick of taking shit like this
  • Wed, 14:23: RT @bahree: I don't think this would be for me. This makes me quite queasy. Leaked docs show how @Amazon's #Astro robot tracks everything…
  • Wed, 14:24: RT @PeterHotez: This is not correct, individuals who become infected with COVID19 and recover exhibit highly variable levels of protective…
  • Wed, 16:32: RT @monkchips: everything DevRel ever wondered about what the hell analysts even do anyway... join us for this AMA and chat, on the hour. h…
  • Wed, 16:32: RT @BrandyZadrozny: Anti-vaxxers haven't been shy about the fact that they were going to use Covid as a way in, to raise money and grow a m…
  • Wed, 16:36: RT @JordiRib1: I’m excited to share that the latest #DeepLearning model submitted by our Turing team in partnership with @MSFTResearch is a…
  • Wed, 16:36: RT @exwhyzeeeeeee: My dog Mango ran away and I’m fuckin distraught. I don’t really know but like five ppl on here but if anybody c this dog…
  • Wed, 16:37: RT @majornelson: ICYMI: @Dolby Vision is now available on your Xbox Series X|S - if you don't see this check box under Settings>TV And Disp…
  • Wed, 16:38: damn, that's a nifty hack; I have a couple of sinks where this would be really useful because I can't fit mixer taps and the water temperature is yowch� https://t.co/k1dUgqZJkc
  • Wed, 16:39: RT @KathrynTewson: Last quarter I took a management class in which the textbook unironically proclaimed that men’s communication is less em…
  • Wed, 16:40: RT @DanPriceSeattle: If the government shuts down the first thing they should do is cut off all pay and health care to Congress members. F…
  • Wed, 16:40: RT @blowdart: Brexit means brexit https://t.co/c8JvKgy70h
  • Wed, 16:41: RT @doctor_oxford: A quick update re: recent events. Both the police and a legal team are now involved. I am enormously grateful to everyon…
  • Wed, 16:42: RT @cherthedev: I have to@watch an ad to park 😩 https://t.co/hxZQlRxoRs
  • Wed, 16:42: RT @suedeyloh: Hey software performance community: Microsoft just released a new tool called #SizeBench for helping with the age-old questi…
  • Wed, 16:43: RT @icculus: I’m never going to forgive The People In Charge Of Things—across many organizations—that decided that vaccinating children was…
  • Wed, 16:44: RT @PaulomorgadoN: > Custom deployment layout for Blazor WebAssembly apps https://t.co/vnVYFIA95E https://t.co/M2V6Lz0IoH
  • Wed, 16:45: RT @LevinsLaw: Opportunistic nonsense. The average law-abiding citizen is unlikely to resist arrest, however spurious the ostensible reason…
  • Wed, 16:47: I think a lot of white people are saying things I routinely hear from other ethnicities about police; it would be unfair if that was what caused significant reform, but it does look like we need significant reform � https://t.co/CF7RUebezQ
  • Wed, 16:49: I want to scream and point at the T Rex and sob at the utter colonialism of 'God made glaciers for us to drink' but I am going to just offer to demonstrate to any writer of such a text book that yes, you can feel an electric shock� https://t.co/OCfkCt9i6c
  • Wed, 16:51: the dinosaurs who made all the previous IBM cloud decisions? � https://t.co/3CkuX35Irr
  • Wed, 16:52: RT @drewharwell: Two developers who worked on Amazon's new home-patrolling robot Astro called it a fragile, suicidal and "absurdist ... nig…
  • Wed, 16:53: RT @mikarv: The reason Jersey leads the world for financial services? It is a secrecy jurisdiction designed to obscure the origin and desti…
  • Wed, 16:53: RT @nathanfletcher: FYI—Vaccines were required to attend school before COVID—this isn’t new. Elected officials undermining their own public…
  • Wed, 16:54: RT @bolonio: Do you want to join me and the talented, diverse, and motivated team that works on making @github and the Internet a better an…
  • Wed, 16:57: RT @SarahTaber_bww: Long story short: Due to freak trade conditions there was a brief period when millions of propertied, married white wo…
  • Wed, 16:59: RT @SarahTaber_bww: To make colonialism work, the US leaned HARD on there being skillsets every woman & every man should know. That way an…
  • Wed, 17:00: RT @SarahTaber_bww: Unlike traditional farmers, who usually live in dense villages for protection, trade, & to save land for farming, you'l…
  • Wed, 17:00: RT @SarahTaber_bww: In other words, homesteading is & never was a rejection of capitalism. It IS capitalism. It's a key load-bearing supp…
  • Wed, 17:02: RT @bdam555: The key line here is: "We'll carry over many of the top topics from UserVoice" If you have an idea you care about and it's no…
  • Wed, 17:03: if only I could have this with the Start menu I like and without *new headlines jammed in everywhere*� https://t.co/N3hqPf3hwX
  • Wed, 17:04: RT @stroughtonsmith: It’s funny how a Terminal app ended up driving many of the changes that now define Microsoft’s onramp for legacy apps…
  • Wed, 17:05: RT @TheAdamBr: Unpackaged apps and the Windows App SDK! Working on another sample right now! https://t.co/iEMEodHc3o
  • Wed, 17:06: RT @torreybird: Yes! This is an important step toward inclusion and equity - and away from exploitation. https://t.co/8JKusoLASD
  • Wed, 17:07: RT @AtomicAnalyst: This afternoon in 1957, at the closed city of Chelyabinsk-65 near Kyshtym in the Southern Urals, a stainless steel tank…
  • Wed, 17:07: RT @AtomicAnalyst: The explosion completely destroyed the tank and damaged two adjacent ones. About 90 percent of the radioactive waste fel…
  • Wed, 17:07: RT @AtomicAnalyst: The Soviet Union kept this nuclear accident secret until June 1989. Some 270,000 people are estimated to have lived in t…
  • Wed, 17:07: RT @cod3slinger: OK, @shanselman - you win. Running Windows 11 on a remote machine with WSL2 with GPU passthrough, allowing me to run CUDA…
  • Wed, 17:10: RT @mims: Good piece about my #1 pet peeve in all of technology, the most user-hostile, anti-competitive, innovation-destroying thing almos…
  • Wed, 17:10: RT @codelancer: Head of Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB detained on state treason charges https://t.co/3MJi0AUeae
  • Wed, 17:12: RT @hacks4pancakes: @thetimes @hugorifkind Imagine being rich and privileged that this is honestly the stuff you’re scared about with a loo…
  • Wed, 17:13: RT @QuinnyPig: Would I take that deal? Dear reader, yesterday I would have sold you for glue in order to secure that deal. Today I don't h…
  • Wed, 17:13: RT @QuinnyPig: The only response @awscloud realistically has is to significantly cut their egress pricing in one form or another, in which…
  • Wed, 17:13: RT @QuinnyPig: This is frankly brilliant of @Cloudflare. I'm just waiting for an astroturf campaign ineptly trying to cast shade their way…
  • Wed, 17:13: RT @QuinnyPig: One final point: Now let’s remember that the internet is 1-to-many. If 1 million people download that 1GB this month, my cos…
  • Wed, 17:13: RT @hediet_dev: My first blog post @code is live! 🎉 It's about how we made bracket pair colorization really fast by implementing it in the…
  • Wed, 17:17: RT @kevin_s_miller: Super excited about the Catalyst Grant Program launch from my colleague @DRMCNJ at @Microsoft's Justice Reform Team and…
  • Wed, 17:17: RT @ReclaimTS: Let all loudly say that women are not the problem. They never have been. The burden that society places on us to keep safe i…
  • Wed, 19:39: RT @EyeEdinburgh: Solidarity with Joanne Harris and the Society of Authors. Of course Private Eye won't withdraw or apologise: they are at…
  • Wed, 19:40: RT @Joannechocolat: Some of you will have read today's untrue and defamatory attack on me in Private Eye, which Glinner has reproduced via…
  • Wed, 19:41: we're entering a brave new future of robot-proofing our homes� https://t.co/0by9jQ7JUu
  • Wed, 19:41: RT @katebevan: Except he *was* a police officer and I'm sorry, but they don't get to distance themselves from him. He kidnapped, raped and…
  • Wed, 19:42: RT @Microsoft: Clippy caption contest! Drop your best caption in our replies. ⬇️ https://t.co/1PNXZgNGvf
  • Wed, 19:59: RT @matthewstoller: Excellent. The FTC was helping Google by investigating hotels that weren't paying enough for advertising space. Lina Kh…
  • Wed, 20:00: RT @rnz_news: Port workers' 95% vaccination rate attributed to tackling misinformation https://t.co/CFYyAXS9kW
  • Wed, 20:00: RT @DisabilityStor1: So I read the robotic guide dog paper. Its as bad as you'd think. There are no disabled people involved. Not even try…
  • Wed, 20:00: RT @nickstenning: Curious about incidents and outages? Do you want to help us work out what kinds of things go wrong (and right!) in a ✨clo…
  • Wed, 20:03: RT @KetanJ0: One of Bitcoin's prominent and abusive acolytes is now pivoting to presenting a "net zero" plan and pretending to be on board…
  • Wed, 20:05: RT @Milo_Edwards: stunned to see the british govt’s offer of “save our arse for three months and then fuck off” has not been met with wild…
  • Wed, 20:05: RT @brunoborges: What some devs don't realize about the benefits with jlinking runtimes with Java apps, especially in Docker containers or…
  • Wed, 20:06: RT @mariannaspring: YouTube's new rules on anti-vaxx misinformation mean videos with false claims about any jab will be taken down. Sever…
  • Wed, 20:08: RT @iridienne: Funny, my mom is also 70 years old and she is neither confused by nonbinary people nor fussed about which restroom anyone is…
  • Wed, 20:08: RT @jckarter: The bootloader is like an "amuse bouche" operating system that gets your computer's appetite ready for running more OS
  • Wed, 20:08: RT @SimonChanWH: Here’s what a good NPS score in SaaS really means in 2021: “Sure, I'd mention (your product) to my friend if it came up..…
  • Wed, 20:08: RT @NicoJosuttis: The C++ Standards Committee just decided they do not want to fix the broken range-based for loop for C++23 (it's broken f…
  • Wed, 20:10: RT @greene: And lawyers representing both Amazon and the two fired workers just told an administrative law judge they are "very close" to f…
  • Wed, 20:11: who is this 4% who thinks Brexit is going *very well*? people who actually want to destabilise the country?� https://t.co/pVpyk0uxjt
  • Wed, 20:11: RT @YouGov: Britons think Brexit is going badly, and it's an opinion more people have come to as the year has gone on Going well: 18% (-7…
  • Wed, 20:12: RT @TatianaTMac: As a Firefox user I am here to tell you that I know many of us are not testing our web products in Firefox. 🥴
  • Wed, 20:12: RT @TheRealWBTC: @seldo I’ve heard the same case made w/r/t “we are DYING without human interaction!” and I’m like… don’t you have… friends…
  • Wed, 20:13: RT @GypsyMegan6: https://t.co/5FKE9DUmhu
  • Wed, 20:14: RT @HickeyWriter: This kind of thing is why, after reading every issue for thirty years, I cancelled my Eye subscription last year. They've…
  • Wed, 20:16: RT @_Jack_Graham_: People stop dying of covid? https://t.co/Ft07iu2XjW
  • Wed, 20:17: RT @JolyonMaugham: Labour really needs to offer more than diagnosis on this: where is the prescription that will actually help? Otherwise t…
  • Wed, 20:18: RT @saalon: Over a decade of the blockchain and it still hasn't solved a single real problem.
  • Wed, 20:18: RT @ConroyForReal: I have just been told, anecdotally, that due to the global paper shortage, there are now fortune cookies not including f…
  • Wed, 20:18: RT @ConroyForReal: My apologies in advance if this is incorrect chain-letter news, but it certainly does comport with my impression of the…
  • Wed, 20:21: RT @cherthedev: I just got my hands on the consent decree from the EEOC that Activision Blizzard signed, and no victims with DFEH should si…
  • Wed, 20:22: RT @UnionElections: Daily reminder that Henry Ford did not "invent" the 40 hour work week or the 8 hour day, it was one of the central dema…
  • Wed, 20:23: RT @nytopinion: Sociologist @JessicaCalarco has observed that, while other nations have social safety nets, the U.S. chooses to rely on wom…
  • Wed, 20:24: RT @_rockt: Excited to present MiniHack, a framework for easily implementing rich procgen RL environments via NetHack's probabilistic domai…
  • Wed, 21:30: *why* is it so awful buying stuff online? I'm trying to find a particular toner cartridge on Amazon and to the insult of paying more for it than I would for a good gin is the injury of the search not even using my query terms, just showing *ALL* the toner cartridges
  • Wed, 21:55: YAY! third season of All Rise! https://t.co/Ux2tb9zRyb
  • Wed, 23:17: friendly person at bank: and you have no idea where your debit card is? me, guiltily eyeing scissors and pot of glue and mosaic: nope, none at all
Tags: #astro, #breaking, #deeplearning, #gears5, #hactkoberfest, #lab, #sizebench, twitter
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