Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe
marypcb

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  • Mon, 13:13: RT @cstross: Tory threatens to “end nationalism for good” while speaking from in front of a giant Union Jack flag.
  • Mon, 13:16: Microsoft has listed two different dates for the end of extended support for SQL Server 2012/R2; I tracked down the right one but they're both sooner than you think. Azure will save you paying for ESUs and it doesn't have to be in the cloud... https://t.co/JLCFXIcjDV
  • Mon, 13:21: Autoruns for Windows - better support for WOW64 in this version https://t.co/MNPT4dW9gK
  • Mon, 13:23: RT @carlysagan: “The current chip shortage is due to a fire at one factory, a drought in another, and a storm at another— and it’s caused t…
  • Mon, 13:25: I wouldn't say first but this makes more sense than an inability of *every* just in time supply chain to recover from interruptions last year https://t.co/GcMcVhoYwW
  • Mon, 13:25: RT @JoshDorner: I legitimately don’t understand why basically every media story is framed around the vanishingly small number of refusers i…
  • Mon, 13:28: RT @garius: As this is a DfT competition it's probably best to assume it will take at least 3 years, involve at least one lawsuit from a fa…
  • Mon, 13:30: I feel like we already knew this and kind of shrugged. I feel much the same about tax evasion; it comes out, we say it's wrong and not much changes because - well, money https://t.co/h7uJsWus1r
  • Mon, 13:32: RT @KarenPBuckMP: What happens when the supply of affordable housing dries up: young mum with disabilities in homeless accommodation left f…
  • Mon, 13:33: RT @DmitryOpines: I hope randomly throwing non sequitur attacks on 'woke' atop already blitheringly stupid statements, in the hopes culture…
  • Mon, 13:33: RT @AMtwo: Hey SQL peeps! {POLL} Lots of movement to new jobs this year, myself included. Do you plan to have the same job on Jan 1, 2022…
  • Mon, 13:33: RT @oliviasolon: As we all know, My Little Ponies were previously staunch proponents of the intellectual dark web https://t.co/cxJANhc47R
  • Mon, 13:34: RT @karianna: I facilitated this doc so take my bias with a huge grain of salt :-). It's our very best attempt to inform you about the vend…
  • Mon, 13:36: RT @cstross: Swapping the skull of a dead tyrant for a space shuttle is the sort of idea I’d reject for the New Management books on grounds…
  • Mon, 13:37: RT @sbisson: Yay! hippo up and running. A .net WASM server running on WSL2. https://t.co/GcqQCWPpEP
  • Mon, 13:38: So just incompetence rather than malice? So comforting! https://t.co/tm8hUWWw7e
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @POSMarketer: AppNexus finds **90%** of it's digital advertising exchange is fraudulent. 6 months after their fraud clean up, the number…
  • Mon, 13:39: RT @StevePeers: EU Commission starts consultation on possible EU law on abusive litigation against journalists and human rights defenders -…
  • Mon, 13:40: RT @BeerWithSubs: Regarding data centres, electricity demand, and energy shortages...courtesy of data I scraped for @IrishEnergyBot, a hast…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @scottbreen: Keen to check out managing Windows with the cloud but don't know where to start? Check out our new doc to help you get star…
  • Mon, 13:41: RT @copwatcher: A reminder that the famous Battle of Cable Street was a battle between the local community and the Metropolitan Police
  • Mon, 13:42: RT @badamczewski01: Here are all of my recent graphics about improvements in .NET 6 and C# in a single tweet: #dotnet https://t.co/kM1lMFa
  • Mon, 13:42: RT @_SyedNaqvi: WE WON!!! Home Office’s work policy for asylum seekers has today been found to be unlawful by the High Court on the ground…
  • Mon, 13:43: RT @timd_IFG: The breakdown in trust and respect between civil servants and the govt's backbenches is possibly one of the most damaging imp…
  • Mon, 13:44: RT @david_colquhoun: Frost is pure evil, IMO
  • Mon, 13:44: RT @lewis_goodall: The change from ministers in only a matter of weeks is striking. Not long ago they were keen to impress that any disrupt…
  • Mon, 13:45: RT @PrivacyMatters: Privacy is important to human development .. to human flourishing .. to dignity
  • Mon, 13:45: RT @LURIE_MSFT: Are you ready for #Windows11? T-minus 1 day! And remember, managed devices will not automatically take the update! https://…
  • Mon, 13:46: RT @DadTrans: The GMC's argument is that there is something very specific to Trans adolesents that renders them, unlike other cis adolesent…
  • Mon, 13:46: RT @stefanstern: Brexit explained.
  • Mon, 13:46: RT @rasmansa: A lot of people underestimate their relative position within the income distribution. Americans making $50k would be shocked…
  • Mon, 13:46: RT @katie_martin_fx: you read this and seriously wonder what the other half of them did, because this does not make comfortable reading
  • Mon, 13:48: I bring this up with Microsoft when I have the opportunity and they say they hear the community - but nothing to announce yet (and where *is* that Qualcomm box so we can see if it fits the gap?) https://t.co/sfVy2V13xf
  • Mon, 13:49: RT @PoliceMeToo: #MeToo British Police New website to collate women's experiences across the forces in the UK. (Anonymous and you will re…
  • Mon, 13:49: RT @_adverbia: Yup. Yup. https://t.co/PU4AOAgDw4
  • Mon, 13:50: RT @ActNormalOrElse: i have stolen over 4 terabytes of NFTs via the little known hacker technique known as "right click -> save as". my col…
  • Mon, 14:28: RT @mims: Reader question: If shipping is so much more expensive now, where is this increase showing up? One area: cheaper goods are sudde…
  • Mon, 14:28: RT @sbisson: Dear ecommerce sites. It is the beginning of the month. My credit card expires AT THE END OF THE MONTH. I haven't even got the…
  • Mon, 14:28: RT @sbisson: I missed the WSL2 networking fix that lets you access a WSL2 hosted web application as localhost under Windows 11.
  • Mon, 14:29: RT @Lollardfish: Please send this thread to everyone who tut tuts at the latest protest of Sinema and ask them what, instead, should be tri…
  • Mon, 15:43: everyone who normalised these by showing them dancing, letting them jump on a sofa at a conference keynote, please give the same publicity to the other uses for them� https://t.co/eb9va5espt
  • Mon, 15:43: RT @Dell: Let it go, let it go! We want to put your old tech to work for longer – reusing or #recycling ♻️ into new Dell products. #circula
  • Mon, 15:45: constraint satisfaction and optimisation is very old school AI; it was on my degree course in 1990. it used to be so hard and expensive it wasn't something most orgs could even consider. there's *lots* of practical AI out there in industry now https://t.co/naeSyyRw1i
  • Mon, 15:47: RT @moorehn: This is a wonderful thread and replies and once again -- this is why no one should ever complain that social media is "patholo…
  • Mon, 15:47: RT @zerdeve: This weekend has been all about self-care via cooking/eating good, hearty food. The fact that Turkish flatbread is not as famo…
  • Mon, 15:50: RT @nakkiahlui: Notice how weaponised the term “cancel culture” is when people pushed to the margins try and fight back to create change. T…
  • Mon, 15:51: RT @montezumachavez: The EDPB (and EDPS) has reiterated that personal data cannot be considered as a “tradeable commodity”. An important co…
  • Mon, 15:52: the easiest way to deploy FIDO keys is to give people laptops with Windows Hello because I can't lose track of the Hello camera in my laptop and looking at the camera is far less effort that finding and using a key ;)� https://t.co/f816FhUk6m
  • Mon, 15:52: RT @Rabeb_Othmani: Sunday- @LondonMarathon completed ✅ Monday- first day as @microsoft employee started ✅ https://t.co/tsjpIA9mqt
  • Mon, 15:53: RT @Rabeb_Othmani: Thank you all for your kind words, they are making today extra special 💕 I'm beyond excited to be joining the good peopl…
  • Mon, 16:00: some orgs think they get better prices by playing vendors off against each other for licensing deals and then spend multiples of their savings on people to glue together the disparate systems; operations would like not to have dozens of tools to glue� https://t.co/YaIQ7nnU71
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @AttorneyNora: Media reporters: now’s a great time to interview the Black women who’ve been sounding the alarm on platform harm for year…
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @djrothkopf: A message that has been lost due to the media's un-ending desire to frame everything as a food fight... https://t.co/JbLpuN
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @ramez: Lesson of the Reconciliation Bill: We just didn't elect enough Dem Senators. 2 or 3 more might make all the difference. The fil…
  • Mon, 16:00: RT @nameshiv: If you think you're underqualified to apply for that job opening, watch this CNBC host chair a discussion on live TV on fore…
  • Mon, 16:01: RT @ZachBDell: Excited for @MichaelDell new book! I suggested “Shit My Dad Says” but “Play Nice But Win” works too https://t.co/KVbSqIPmrD
  • Mon, 16:01: RT @JolyonMaugham: Man who advised on a £220m bribe to Uzbekistan extols the virtues of the "privileged relationships" he gets from his don…
  • Mon, 16:02: RT @joncstone: According to this report, when Thalys and Eurostar merge, the Thalys brand will disappear and all services (e.g. Paris to Am…
  • Mon, 16:08: shoutout to @BingRewards for putting cute baby animals as the first daily question on a Monday morning https://t.co/tZCwcfwIEn
  • Mon, 16:16: can you trace a direct path from content farms that republish images for the ad eyeballs to pinterest doing it for the share price to NFTs doing it for the Ponzi? asking as I try yet again to track down the origin of an image Bing tells me is on 71 Pinterest sites
  • Mon, 17:29: RT @Hoorge: PowerToys 0.47 is now available with shortcut guide and stability improvements https://t.co/1m7B6d3PuP
  • Mon, 17:29: RT @JoyAnnReid: So to summarize… it’s President Biden + The Democratic Caucus, progressive to moderate, House and Senate vs Two People. Th…
  • Mon, 17:30: RT @TechnicallyRon: The Conservative Party Conference Schedule https://t.co/8B0hm2MBfN
  • Mon, 17:30: RT @trengriffin: Audi: "The point where we earn as much money with electric cars as with combustion engine cars is now, or ... next year, 2…
  • Mon, 17:30: RT @riptari: “Between 2008 and 2018, the five largest digital firms made over 400 acquisitions globally. None of these were blocked by comp…
  • Mon, 17:31: in olden days a glimpse of stocking/was thought of as simply shocking/now heaven knows/anything goes https://t.co/vEaasUPbGV
  • Mon, 17:32: RT @RozKaveney: Just a reminder of how carceral liberal feminism empowers cops to harm actual women. https://t.co/5OXGuZ6tHl
  • Mon, 17:32: RT @ramez: End fossil fuel demand (or grow green solutions), and you've really dome something. End fossil fuel supply? I admire you, your…
  • Mon, 17:33: RT @jensmithWSJ: The more she read, she said, the more she wondered if it was even possible to build automated recommendation systems safel…
  • Mon, 17:33: RT @maz_jovanovich: PSA: As of today, Australia has 5 time zones once again. Apologies in advance to our overseas friends trying to make se…
  • Mon, 18:13: RT @shaft: 3/The growth at all cost mindset at #facebook explicitly acknowledges that a terrorist attack that causes death is the cost wor…
  • Mon, 18:13: RT @KatiePhang: “Video shows some of the first rioters to break through the police line running past 15 reinforced windows, making a beelin…
  • Mon, 18:14: RT @mdouganlpool: Unelected cronycrat David Frost spent last year calling on EU to treat UK "with respect". Then stands up at Tory conferen…
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @katebevan: ahaaahahahahaaahaaa it's basically the social platforms singularity when you have to announce that your services are down on…
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @AndrewPRLevi: 🇩🇪How others see us🇩🇪 Cartoon for German national day, 3 Oct, marking unification of East & West Germany, 1990: Travel…
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @adamshostack: Move fast! Break things until this news cycle is over!
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @teroterotero: Facebook stops functioning and Twitter is down -6.5%.
  • Mon, 18:15: RT @ChristabelCoops: Quick reminder. We could have: - increased the minimum wage - made working tax credit more generous - improved condit…
  • Mon, 18:16: RT @RMac18: Not only are Facebook's services and apps down for the public, its internal tools and communications platforms, including Workp…
  • Mon, 18:17: RT @kellabyte: @clemensv I once saw an RDBMS primary/secondary failover design done by a highly praised e-commerce company that was done vi…
  • Mon, 18:17: RT @chris_herd: From a CEO: “Every time a competitor mentions return to office our recruiters reach out to their people. We’ve hired 15+…
  • Mon, 18:18: RT @MSFTIssues: A significant amount of students in our home state of Washington aren’t using internet at broadband speeds. Our #PowerBI da…
  • Mon, 18:18: RT @JFrankensteiner: Just found out there is a man in Tulsa, Oklahoma who commissioned an artist named Clayton Coss to use a chainsaw to sc…
  • Mon, 18:19: I've been scrolling to look for hugops for Facebook and I see maybe one hugops tweet and wall to wall snark; and Facebook ops people went to the company leaving places with strong hugops culture � https://t.co/uTtsJi3GQq
  • Mon, 18:20: RT @techgirl1908: Free advice: gating your product's tutorials and documentation is a losing strategy. Find another way to generate leads,…
  • Mon, 18:20: RT @TatianaTMac: Some people who caveat their knowledge: "I could be wrong but" "I'm not sure if this is right" "Does this even make sens…
  • Mon, 18:20: RT @sturdyAlex: This is explosive. Basically, the protocol is a threat to unionism. Moves to dismantle it are nothing to do with people’s w…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @GeekTrainer: No flight attendant dreamed of the day they'd be able to get into an argument with unruly pax over a piece of cloth. Trans…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @DavMicRot: Republicans arguing people trying to engage Senator in bathroom WORSE than armed take-over of Capitol in attempt to murder V…
  • Mon, 18:22: RT @abbyfuller: https://t.co/zSnr7ats7N
  • Mon, 18:23: RT @lindydonna: Facebook: we're taking over the world, one way or another 🙃 https://t.co/80WRupCiQ0
  • Mon, 18:23: RT @kashhill: While Clearview AI navigates lawsuits, international investigations, local bans on facial recognition... it just keeps on kee…
  • Mon, 18:24: RT @beka_valentine: that's how you know that we're women, despite the deluded fantasies of transphobes who think we're just men in dresses.…
  • Mon, 18:30: OK, I strive to shave everything with Hanson's Razor but it's feeling the tiniest bit blunt for the utter fustercluck on facebook infrastructure today
  • Mon, 19:18: what the, and I cannot stress this enough, actual fuck https://t.co/OJ5oovigOV
  • Mon, 20:27: so the things I'm hearing about the state of Facebook infrastructure management make sense of why they hired people from Microsoft to build them better infrastructure tools (and suggest that hasn't made enough difference there)
  • Mon, 20:41: "trust me, I can't wait to not give a 💩 about your personal health care choices once again" https://t.co/2xh0j4o13I
  • Mon, 20:51: RT @nixcraft: From deleted FB employee reddit account. BGP and DNS issue caused downtime and now OPs team memebers are locked up and can no…
  • Mon, 20:52: RT @secparam: At 15:40 BGP started learning at a geometric rate, at 15:52 UTC it became sentient. At 15:54, thinking that Asimov's 3 laws…
  • Mon, 21:18: could whoever worked on Facebook DNS & BGP today have a look at the connections used by the Microsoft news widget in Windows 11 and fix that too?
  • Mon, 21:39: RT @garius: Okay techs of Twitter, as it's clearly the night for it: What's the stupidest way you've PHYSICALLY accidentally taken down a…
  • Mon, 21:58: I am CRYING at the perfection of this illustration from the Windows 11 security guide about why we should get away from passwords cc @dwizzzleMSFT https://t.co/CA4sLUlRmy
  • Mon, 22:02: RT @sbisson: As @marypcbuk says, "BGP messages, the HGV drivers of the internet..."
  • Mon, 22:46: the threat model is running about ten to one direct human touch to liquid disaster at the moment https://t.co/b9TmGT7oM9
  • Tue, 01:35: RT @cullend: Lmao. Friend at Facebook confirmed they ended up bringing in a guy with an angle grinder to get access to the server cage
  • Tue, 01:36: RT @KirillOsenkov: Microsofties, I highly encourage you to take this time and to hack, innovate and be creative. This is your dedicated tim…
  • Tue, 01:36: RT @histoftech: “At this point cloth masks are so ubiquitous in the US that it can be easy to forget they were a stopgap measure [to ease P…
  • Tue, 01:38: RT @Twitter: hello literally everyone
  • Tue, 01:39: RT @jeffwilcox: Flashback! "FrontPage Server Extensions": being ble to use a Linux co-lo in high school & college with MSFT tech was a big…
  • Tue, 01:40: RT @karaswisher: So now the tech VC is playing the Luddite rube. What a ludicrous simp. He know this world well, but I’ll play along: Ask…
  • Tue, 01:53: RT @trengriffin: TRPV1 allows sensory nerve cells to respond to heat, TRPM8 responds to cold temperatures and third TRP channel, TRPA1, res…
  • Tue, 01:53: RT @hypervisible: Facebook finding out that “move fast and break things” feels a lot worse when you get older.
  • Tue, 01:53: RT @Viss: adding: "ask the customer if the scope can include bringing a guy in with an angle grinder to cut the locks off the datacenter ca…
  • Tue, 01:54: seems like a good day to tap the pinned tweet a few times https://t.co/AwJsBRpftI
  • Tue, 01:56: RT @ericlaw: When I brag that we're working day and night to bring you the best browser available, please understand that I mean that we've…
  • Tue, 01:58: anyone here remember Black Wednesday when a routine update to AOL network setup failed but partway through rolling that back a router update started leaving most of the network in an inconsistent state? 2+ days to recover (~3 days before I started work) https://t.co/WMC8yVSASd
  • Tue, 02:00: RT @ashk4n: I'm honored and excited to announce that I've been selected as the Executive Director of the new California Privacy Protection…
  • Tue, 02:00: RT @cullend: @bradsilverberg The funniest part was my first time having a meeting there I pointed out to my host (a VP) that none of the do…
  • Tue, 02:03: RT @veenadubal: Ironically, Facebook owes a legal response *today* to the complaint by the FTC that it is a monopoly. https://t.co/DO9HJukj
  • Tue, 02:03: RT @VirtualScooley: Checkout the AKS-HCI September release - we have new controls for node pools and fixed a pile of bugs based on your fee…
  • Tue, 02:11: RT @farkasjohan: Facebook in 2019: "It is hard to sustain the claim that Facebook is a monopoly" Facebook in 2021: Crashes three of the big…
  • Tue, 02:13: RT @Marc_Veld: Vaccination reduces transmission of Delta, but by less than the Alpha variant. Large UK contact tracing study shows Pfizer…
  • Tue, 02:20: RT @dwizzzleMSFT: @deployjeremy and had a lot of fun making a @MSFTMechanics session covering #Windows11 security. @shodanhq @kalilinux an…
  • Tue, 02:20: RT @tedyapo: simplest 2.4 ghz detector from a uhf diode backwards across an ultrabright red led. trim the leads to resonate at 2.45, and yo…
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @LURIE_MSFT: Don't forget, your managed devices will not automatically upgrade! Using #WUfB, use the Target Version #Windows11 #MSIntune
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @bytenerd: In this post, you'll also see mention of a new Windows 11 readiness report in Update Compliance, based on Workbooks. If you p…
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @cameron_kasky: Facebook is down. Quick, get your aunts and uncles vaccinated
  • Tue, 02:21: RT @GalacticFurball: If you ever stumble on a live old website, espsecially with hard to find files.. make sure its archived! If not head…
  • Tue, 02:22: RT @neilhimself: This is sickening and disappointing -- people buy the comics and books, Disney rakes in the money, and the people who wrot…
  • Tue, 02:23: RT @as_w: As a… – celebrity I want to… – call the CEO of my social network when it goes down so that… – they can read my direct messages to…
  • Tue, 02:24: RT @ashleygjovik: Kwality @EPA oversight: "We encourage #Google women concerned abt exposure to contaminants at the site to speak w/ their…
  • Tue, 02:24: RT @neilhimself: It really does. It works because the artists/writers are in no position to sue Disney for unpaid royalties. One of them wh…
  • Tue, 02:25: hey, could one of the tech billionaires looking for a fun project bankroll a Disney royalties lawsuit?� https://t.co/rCIdoXcwM7
  • Tue, 02:25: RT @panos_panay: Today is the beginning of the next era of Windows. As it becomes October 5th in each time zone around the world, #Windows1
  • Tue, 02:26: RT @eastdakota: I was kind of hoping this was going to be a quiet week.
  • Tue, 02:26: RT @unixterminal: Unfortunately, the GitHub Actions runner doesn't currently support pulling Windows Containers but I have a feature reques…
  • Tue, 02:26: RT @emilymbender: @mmitchell_ai "Finders keepers" as an uncontested paradigm for data collection is super problematic and I'm very grateful…
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