Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

My tweets

  • Fri, 12:11: A (harsh but fair) view on what combined dev-test means for Microsoft from a division at Microsoft that's done it
  • Fri, 13:11: RT @CITEworld: The Microsoft layoffs are about culture not money, by @marypcbuk -
  • Fri, 13:27: The Microsoft layoffs are about making developers care about quality & customers by making them their responsibility
  • Fri, 14:51: I cannot think of a single thing 3D touch would do better (except hit battery life); experience over technology, not tech for geek's sake
  • Fri, 14:58: Nice to see someone in mini Microsoft comments pointing out the prejudice against H1B1s is somewhere between unfair & xenophobia
  • Fri, 15:08: The Mini Microsoft comments are very enlightening for the state of test & why the layoffs are something Ms has to do
  • Fri, 15:09: But so many people thinking it's just a new fixed dev/test ratio to switch to; the point is different orgs will have different ratios
  • Fri, 15:10: RT @sbisson: After 11 years of Tablet PC usage, I still firmly believe pen is the compelling UI case for tablets. 8" and smaller especially.
  • Fri, 15:12: RT @sbisson: Apparently Lumia 930 bundle packs are limited - my local EE store only had 4 in yesterday, none today. @nokia_uk
  • Fri, 15:19: Yahoo 'can't do that' page always tells me "engineers are working on the issue". For a web service? Yahoo, you're doing it wrong. automate!
  • Fri, 18:44: RT @joebelfiore: Lockscreen app- sorry for being quiet. The beta (English, 1gb+) is ALMOST here, perhaps a week. We hit a few snags & adde…
  • Fri, 18:45: RT @marcusash: @petestensones @WindowsPhoneUK Barring an unforeseen issue, down to less than 2 weeks for the developer preview.
  • Fri, 18:46: Funniest Mini Microsoft comment: suggesting ValueAct has somehow prevented negative articles about Microsoft since Nadella became CEO ;)
  • Fri, 20:21: Refactored the prototype Totoro (Protoro) doorstop to use stuffing not bean bag filling
  • Fri, 20:55: The rapid prototype MVP Totoro, Totoro 2.0 doorstop and in development cloud Totoro beanbag (scale up and out)
  • Fri, 21:07: RT @migueldeicaza: Micorosoft friends: let laid off friends know that we are hiring; in Boston, but willing to have remotes from WA http://…
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    Fri, 14:15: RT @ Direthoughts: Consequences news! - No further action by govt against Philip Hammond for his "unwise" lobbying of Treasury on…

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    Thu, 14:25: Three-day wait for UK Statutory Sick Pay to return next year - because the COVID rules will expire (or will they?)…

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    Tue, 15:51: wow, GoDaddy letter to affected customers really does feel like doing the absolute bare minimum to deal with the huge security…

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