Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

My tweets

  • Fri, 13:31: RT @YuanfenYang: I don’t believe it’s right to give out my phone number and other personal data just to buy a bottle of water, but unfortun…
  • Fri, 13:33: RT @lucyinglis: The thing is, I think he *was* a policeman. For whatever reason he was on his own in a patrol car, and he wanted to stop th…
  • Fri, 13:34: RT @lucyinglis: Loads of people saying they wouldn't have been as 'brave' as me in that situation. I'm not brave, not at all. But, as Nanna…
  • Fri, 13:34: RT @lucyinglis: One of the things I'm getting from my Twitter bubble is that a lot of truly decent men have no idea how endemic sexual abus…
  • Fri, 13:36: RT @DavidBBHotel: @lucyinglis They also cannot arrest on their own. They would require a secure police van. If they ask you to get into t…
  • Fri, 13:41: RT @venikunche: I've just updated our job board for folks who are underrepresented in tech! There are a LOT of new job openings. If you ar…
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @natematias: Tech companies want to promote the idea that regulators are inept and can't do reasonable regulation. Reporters and audienc…
  • Fri, 13:44: RT @hayward_katy: Invoking #Article16 now wd be wholly for symbolic purposes, not practical ones We're in a mutually-agreed 'standstill' o…
  • Fri, 13:46: RT @StevePeers: Leavers in 2016: economic disruption is Project Fear Leavers in 2021: people voted for economic disruption
  • Fri, 13:48: RT @rupertg: Due to a quirk of licensing, it seems that thousands of Germans resident in the UK are legally allowed to drive HGVs, whether…
  • Fri, 13:49: RT @runasand: “So far, it’s not entirely clear Apple executives want to listen.” 🧐 https://t.co/98AAcTVFET
  • Fri, 13:52: RT @YuanfenYang: There should be a code of ethics for developers that they don’t get involved in these kinds of not-so-Smart City shenaniga…
  • Fri, 13:54: It's that time of year - and as a Brit I will be keeping my Halloween name until Guy Fawkes
  • Fri, 13:55: RT @DrProudman: Important to bear in mind that what women are feeling now in relation to being approached by police officers, is what minor…
  • Fri, 13:55: RT @RefugeeAction: 🤔What do @keir_starmer, @abridgen and @dominicraab have in common? This week, they've all shown their support for giv…
  • Fri, 13:56: RT @MIKECOLLINS99: Fixed that for you @BBCBreaking -your copy editor made a clumsy error. https://t.co/yseqkuPvYA
  • Fri, 13:57: RT @MarkCunliffe76: @tompeck “We were quite surprised, I’m sure pay and conditions for HGV drivers have improved, but ultimately I have dec…
  • Fri, 15:13: trying again with this brave new world of modern smartphone apps that were supposed to be good enough that Windows Phone was left behind and on iOS it will cost me another £2.50 for a widget to pause a Sonos speaker 💰💰💰
  • Fri, 15:19: I'm still not leaving the house much but I made sure to go to the postbox to send a birthday card to the girl I sponsor in India through Plan International; encouraging anyone who can to consider this kind of long term support https://t.co/1jP5owOaeE
  • Fri, 15:39: RT @bitcrazed: And so it begins. I wonder how long it'll take until it becomes the norm for MANY jobs & roles to be WFH by default? And the…
  • Fri, 15:51: RT @_TimOBrien: @shanselman Gaffes like this are a gift to co's who are quite happy to see us distracted from the rest of the testimony. La…
  • Fri, 15:52: RT @Qwik: Nice to see the tech working well on the hardware. 120fps was always a next gen goal but requires so much alignment (engine, gpu,…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @naomi_rovnick: So if I have this correct, today police have told women to wave a bus down if they think a policeman is going to murder…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @naomi_rovnick: More horrendous gaslighting here. Couzens was not impersonating an officer. He was a serving officer. The problem is not…
  • Fri, 15:53: RT @geekgalgroks: Remember, if you don't know your style yet, that is okay. It took me decades to figure out I am happiest as a cyberpunk…
  • Fri, 15:54: RT @dalmaer: Last nights dream: I wrote a Twitter bot that replied to every “@readwiseio save thread” with a PSA that you can DM the thread…
  • Fri, 15:56: I am BEGGING YOU to get vaccinated for many reasons but this is a new one� https://t.co/VzMI9SMiY8
  • Fri, 15:56: RT @theworstdev: He must have meant to say "as long as it will fuel the capitalist machine and make me richer." Because his mission focuse…
  • Fri, 15:56: RT @SingingTech: PATION! https://t.co/9GtE0jRy19
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @sargun: Everyone who runs OCI (images), I'd love to hear feedback on this proposal on how we can move past layers: https://t.co/13w4Z7U
  • Fri, 16:00: did Twitter hire the person who does those WONDERFUL summaries of the orange site?� https://t.co/TkEHgFu21X
  • Fri, 16:00: RT @ColinYeo1: It doesn’t *really* ‘strengthen our borders’ and help to deter any actual criminals from seeking entry given that it also in…
  • Fri, 16:01: almost everybody� https://t.co/TIl3crMKsR
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @davidallengreen: Remember the Lancashire police officer recorded on cameras saying "I will make something up...who are they going to be…
  • Fri, 16:02: RT @EverydaySexism: Just when you think the absurdity of victim blaming could not possibly go any further, here is a Police Commissioner op…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: This is part of the approach we are taking at my firm. The desktop environment is going cloud managed, user data in On…
  • Fri, 16:03: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: This is my personal vision of comprehensively defeating ransomware and business outages. The infrastructure needs to r…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @equalityAlec: THREAD. This is one of the most disturbing stories I have seen in a long time: a huge corporation that profits from sepa…
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @cherthedev: It's been 0⃣ days since my last mansplaining
  • Fri, 16:04: RT @EdwardGLuce: Always tweet out my columns on this and that (and other people's), and sometimes get great traffic. Almost nothing consist…
  • Fri, 18:46: I'd love to hear from the people who fund, manage and staff 999 how they feel about suddenly becoming the accreditation service for badly behaving police officers� https://t.co/I0GurVnann
  • Fri, 18:48: RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly for reasons of space the author of this Telegraph article declines to mention that he personally voted for EU la…
  • Fri, 18:49: RT @Thatoneguy64: to emphasize, the titular pothole from the season 8 episode The Pothole is cropped out on Netflix https://t.co/gH4l5V8HfS
  • Fri, 18:49: RT @FOMNZ: If you're fat and have had a CV19 vaccine, pls take my short survey about your experience - https://t.co/Ge3DhjriRH (RTs appreci…
  • Fri, 18:56: I had never heard that you might need a longer needle for vaccinating bigger people; it's obvious when you think about it, but it doesn't seem to have been common? https://t.co/56kRYZYldm
  • Fri, 18:58: RT @EricaJoy: the fun thing about zoom invite spam is that there is no way to stop it. someone can just keep force registering you for stuf…
  • Fri, 18:58: RT @sailorrooscout: So, not COVID-19 related, however, this is really exciting news I wanted to share. Phase I trials of Moderna's HIV vacc…
  • Fri, 18:58: RT @sogrady: PSA: if you’re an organization that went to action stations at the outbreak of the pandemic and pushed your people way past th…
  • Fri, 18:59: RT @CER_IanBond: This situation needs close attention: Turkey is becoming more estranged from the US & closer to Putin (or at least, Erdoga…
  • Fri, 18:59: RT @betterallies: 5 ways to sponsor coworkers from underrepresented groups: ✳️Speak their name when they aren’t around ✳️Endorse them publi…
  • Fri, 19:00: RT @panos_panay: Products are a reflection of the people who make them and the people who use them. Creating an inclusive workplace for peo…
  • Fri, 19:00: RT @seldo: Lololol crypto platform accidentally sent $90m to its users and is now asking them to voluntarily give it back, because decentra…
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @jasoncwarner: Would you trust your engineers to design your pacemaker or other lifesaving device? Would you trust your exec’s/leader’…
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @jasoncwarner: Things like this matter as much as raw horsepower and skill in the long run Integrity, judgment, owner mindset, & mental…
  • Fri, 19:01: RT @ericlaw: https://t.co/3uZjOidt4p
  • Fri, 19:02: RT @PSB_HQ: Thanks a lot to everyone who's bought, streamed, downloaded Bright Magic this week. Records like this by bands like us don't ge…
  • Fri, 19:03: RT @MayorofLondon: These comments are completely obscene. It is victim blaming 101. The onus should never be on women to change their beha…
  • Fri, 19:04: RT @schock: I want to be clear: I don't support blanket "ending Finstas." But I do support holding FB/IG accountable for the massive harms…
  • Fri, 19:05: RT @zamaan_qureshi: Seeing the tech bros dunking on Senator Blumenthal for the "finsta clip." First q I have is how many of you knew what a…
  • Fri, 19:05: RT @JolyonMaugham: "Women live with the all-pervasive understanding that they are prey. The women who love you have to communicate the fear…
  • Fri, 19:07: RT @ben_j_lindsay: It's amazing what VS @code and native jupyter notebooks can do. I have a cell in a remote SSH VSCode session that requir…
  • Fri, 19:07: RT @ShezHsky: #UKEnding weird timeline https://t.co/5atMN6JIwj
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @bradwilson: Want a quick peek at the @GitHub Bellevue office? You can see a few photos here (and, ahem, vote for us for "Office Interio…
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @awbjs: Probably the way it's been done for the last 40 years: Build new abstraction layers on top of legacy OSes proving utility of ne…
  • Fri, 19:08: RT @MSFTIssues: Today, we are announcing the Trusted Cloud Principles ☁️ to help safeguard the interests of organizations and the basic rig…
  • Fri, 19:09: RT @cramforce: As a web developer this is one of the happiest announcements in a while: Google Search ended support for IE11 in its main pr…
  • Fri, 19:09: RT @DavidHenigUK: The absolute state of this. London police saying in effect that because their officers cannot be trusted people may want…
  • Fri, 19:11: RT @getwired: Yammer for Families https://t.co/z9n4Z0BnSW
  • Fri, 19:12: RT @SophiaSleigh: Remember once being on a crime scene late at night & ringing Scotland Yard for their latest lines. A Met press officer l…
  • Fri, 19:12: RT @SenBlumenthal: Thread: If trending can get more people interested in discussing Facebook’s heinous wrongs, let’s talk about it. This mo…
  • Fri, 19:13: RT @JMatthiesen: It's here! Check out the first preview of our new native Visual Studio for Mac UI and share your thoughts. A big thanks to…
  • Fri, 19:13: RT @jina: Stop charging extra for accessibility features in your product. This includes dark mode and captioning.
  • Fri, 19:13: RT @karianna: And once more for the North American time zone friends - I’m hiring for a Senior/Principal engineering manager! We value coll…
  • Fri, 19:14: they would literally burn the UK to the ground rather than admit their policies are bad� https://t.co/gA4RoG0yBY
  • Fri, 19:15: RT @wondermarkfeed: "October again? Everyone goes a bit daft with the skulls an' ghoulies..." // #1259; Let's Be Deadly Serious Here https:…
  • Fri, 19:15: RT @vickyharp: My team is looking for a PM to work on the foundational DBA tooling for SQL Server and Azure SQL, including experiences such…
  • Fri, 19:16: RT @gathara: "Brexit in haste, regret at leisure" - British proverb
  • Sat, 02:33: most of the anagrams in this thread are good but some, SOME are stupendous https://t.co/wi8jIwbSMY
  • Sat, 02:38: RT @BelkheirMahamed: @JohnDavidSoto1 @cherthedev tax mansplaining
  • Sat, 02:40: RT @duplico: @mcclure111 Dems wanted to bundle the CR with a debt ceiling suspension. GOP just wanted the funding bill without debt ceiling…
  • Sat, 03:09: RT @CT_Bergstrom: If my dogs did the grocery shopping, the fridge would be full of steak. h/t @OnoNoKomachi1 https://t.co/06fHI3yxIl
  • Sat, 03:09: RT @williamslauram: This. I has to take my 9 yo for a Covid test last week (negative), and her terror at the idea of making others sick was…
  • Sat, 03:09: RT @jthake: Great to see the Microsoft Teams Export API be generally available today! Unlocks some great security and compliance scenarios…
  • Sat, 03:10: RT @ASlavitt: UPDATE: California students will be required to get vaccinated, first in the nation.
  • Sat, 03:11: RT @somebadideas: It’s fucking wild that IATSE is basically just asking corporations like Amazon, Apple and Netflix can we please have a lu…
  • Sat, 03:13: having a few engineering folks wander into HR and show the employee viewpoint is a chance to change things� https://t.co/wncjdNmie1
  • Sat, 03:14: RT @kylegriffin1: California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law that will make it easier to strip cops with misconduct records of their bad…
  • Sat, 03:17: RT @omaromalleykhan: Section 60 stops require no suspicion. The police can stop anyone at all under such powers, without giving any reason…
  • Sat, 03:18: RT @PGelsinger: Did you know a cleanroom has as much floorspace as 4 U.S. football fields? That it takes 75K tons of steel to build a fab?…
  • Sat, 03:19: RT @PennMedicine: Congrats to #LaskerAward winners Drew Weissman & Katalin Kariko, @PennMedicine mRNA vaccine pioneers! Their revolutionary…
  • Sat, 03:19: RT @davidfrum: actual quote from the complaint: "Within weeks after sending the Letters, Dominion began following through with its threats…
  • Sat, 03:19: RT @CarmenCrincoli: I need a word for the magic tipping point where sending a problem to a group of people over a certain size means that n…
  • Sat, 03:20: RT @sunnydeveloper: I am always happy to begin the monthly award process for Microsoft's FOSS Fund, but especially inspired to learn about…
  • Sat, 03:20: RT @sunnydeveloper: "a free,assistive on-screen keyboard which runs on Windows. Designed to be used w/ a low cost eye-tracking device to br…
  • Sat, 03:21: RT @FoxCahn: This is so clearly and obviously true, and yet people are still trying to justify exceptions. 🤯🤯🤯 Almost all of the people wh…
  • Sat, 03:22: RT @karianna: Hi all! I'm looking for a Senior/Principal Engineering Manager in #austin #texas to help our growing VM Engineering group at…
  • Sat, 03:23: RT @ScottyPNz1: A recap of covid our response compared with others who are doing it better according to the media and opposition. NZ 2 deat…
  • Sat, 03:23: RT @technosophos: I am super excited about Cloud Native Wasm Day at KubeCon LA. I am especially stoked about the panel with @baihay @oscar_
  • Sat, 03:23: RT @sahilkapur: After fiercely criticizing the Biden administration for abandoning Afghan partners, all 50 Republican senators vote to curt…
  • Sat, 03:23: RT @edzitron: https://t.co/3578C5mF0p Today's Substack is about the evils of NFTs - an investment scheme masquerading as the future of art,…
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