Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

My tweets

  • Mon, 15:28: RT @kthorjensen: @SwiftOnSecurity but then how will I find out about intravenous hangover cures and bands nobody will ever care about
  • Mon, 15:28: RT @kosamari: Hi friends, I'm taking my knitting machine to @EmpireJS I'll talk about moving needles with JavaScript.
  • Mon, 15:31: RT @GaborFari: MS and open source: pragmatic co-existence. The key is to apply open source principles smartly. Cloud is the great leveler. …
  • Mon, 15:36: I just realised. The new open Microsoft will have apps for the Apple Watch, won't it. Ugh.
  • Mon, 15:38: RT @edbott: Sorry Windows Insiders. RT @GabeAul: @DavieCFGN lol, sorry David, no builds today.
  • Mon, 15:49: Interesting view on graphics APIs that at least explains why so many Windows crashes are actually the graphics driver
  • Mon, 15:59: You can tell how long someone has been in tech by noting the point at which they think marketing took over. Hint: it was always marketing
  • Mon, 16:18: If I was at an Apple event in Yerba Buena I'd keep wanting to nip over to Samovar instead. Must start making my own proper chai
  • Mon, 16:20: Cold in the office. Need to get up & put a jumper on. But that would mean taking a nice warm cat off my feet
  • Mon, 16:29: Fascinating to compare @nancybaym & @scalzi on professionals being warned off social media
  • Mon, 17:23: RT @inlined: ResearchKit: Fixing statistical significance in research by sampling upper middle class participants at scale.
  • Mon, 17:24: RT @mikebaz: "... and we're proud to announce all of this is 100% HIPPA Compliant" that better be coming
  • Mon, 17:25: Does the Apple ResearchKit stuff explain the various opeds I've seen recently saying that HIPPA is a terrible thing for tech innovation?
  • Mon, 17:26: RT @alex: Area Tech Blogger Writes Hot Take About Medical Research, Having Been Suddenly Granted Full Expertise
  • Mon, 17:28: RT @clemensv: iPhone turns into tool to collect data for powerful medical research cloud analytics. Which they don't have but we do. Like.
  • Mon, 17:29: RT @danielchownet: @asymco It's like a "Who's Who" of most costly diseases in the developed world!
  • Mon, 17:31: RT @panzer: This is so far outside of the expertise of many tech writers, but that's not going to stop them generating HOT HOT takes.
  • Mon, 17:32: Will the Apple who doesn't see my data be approving the researchers who do?
  • Mon, 17:34: RT @cjoh: ResearchKit will be open source! Just like FaceTime!
  • Mon, 17:37: RT @gcaughey: New MacBook is the same weight as a Surface Pro 3. The lightest Mac ever.
  • Mon, 17:39: A touch-sensitive physical keyboard with different presses and gestures. I never really used that when I had it on Surface/Surface Pro
  • Mon, 17:40: RT @sdw: Ugh stupid standard scissor keyboard. Look at your lame keyboard and how lame it is.
  • Mon, 17:43: RT @jonathansampson: Taptic Engine? Force Sensors? Watto sells them. You find a better deal? I think not.
  • Mon, 17:43: RT @thurrott: All day battery life. * Must be winter solstice.
  • Mon, 17:46: Everything over USB Type-C means OS X will support USB alternate profiles (expected, given Windows 10 will too)
  • Mon, 17:54: USB C docking stations were already my top pick for what the Asian ODMs would flood CES 2016 with
  • Mon, 17:55: RT @gcaweir: Who knew that "reinventing the notebook" was as simple as making nice improvements (or obvious refinements) over its predecess…
  • Mon, 17:56: Hope the gold on the MacBook lasts better than the titanium on the TiBook; that looked horrid when it started peeling off
  • Mon, 17:59: "I said I'm on my watch," he shouted again into his wrist
  • Mon, 18:00: Waiting for everyone who's just decided 6" is the only possible size for a phone to tell me about the advantages of a tiny screen instead
  • Mon, 18:04: So Apple Watch has the old Facebook Poke feature?
  • Mon, 18:07: @arebee um, that login bug on Ms sites? It now seems to be hanging pages I try to visit for umpteen minutes ;(
  • Mon, 18:09: Can someone at the Apple Watch hands on measure the time to penis amongst attendees trying out the drawing feature?
  • Mon, 18:12: Shouldn't laugh
  • Mon, 18:12: RT @thurrott: And SP3 has full USB RT @bdsams Ahem, Pro 3 is thinner than the Macbook 12in...albeit w/o keyboard though.
  • Mon, 18:18: RT @tomwarren: Surface Pro 3 is 13.97 mm thick with keyboard vs new MacBook thickness of 13.1mm
  • Mon, 18:28: RT @jacobrossi: If only there was an standardized API that let you get "ForceTouch" pressure from JavaScript #PointerEvents
  • Mon, 18:34: RT @gaberivera: I want a complete list of who clapped after Tim Cook mentioned the $10K Edition model.
  • Mon, 18:34: RT @BenThePCGuy: I'll give Apple this. They have some serious balls to charge $10K for that thing.
  • Mon, 18:37: $10k. $10k? Apple wasn't hiring Tesla engineers, it was hiring Tesla showroom people, right?
  • Mon, 18:45: RT @rupertg: No rubidium oscillator or pulsar discipline? Call that a timepiece?
  • Mon, 18:49: RT @shanselman: Screw centuries of Swiss Watchmaking and horological science, Apple made all new gold and steel because regular gold and st…
  • Mon, 18:52: RT @danceitoutyo: @marypcbuk @sbisson @cstross only Apple could invent disposable $10K+ consumer goods
  • Mon, 18:52: RT @OmarShahine: LOLZ. The new WealthKit SDK is awesome.
  • Mon, 19:04: Brace yourselves. Everyone is about to compare disposable tech devices with a 5 year lifespan to devices you can use for a century
  • Mon, 19:05: RT @BenThePCGuy: Touche. RT @BucksterMcgee: Though to be fair... can your Rolex receive brightly colored hand drawn penises? I doubt it. :P
  • Mon, 19:10: Assuming Apple hasn't given a support lifecycle for the $10k watch?
  • Mon, 19:21: Azure isn't just Microsoft's cloud; it's the company's Cloud OS. understanding micro services & building on #Azure
  • Mon, 19:22: RT @Alex_A_Simons: Our preview of Attribute Based Groups in #AzureAD is live.Completely automated Identity and SAAS App provisioning! http:…
  • Mon, 19:28: RT @saschasegan: Gold Apple Watch is not for snarky Tweeters in America. It's for oligarchs, officials & their mistresses in Eastern Europe…
  • Mon, 19:38: I guess when people will drop $7-10k paying for add-ons in a game/video poker etc the Apple watch market looks bigger
  • Mon, 19:51: Intel Xeon D server CPUswill be SoC; that makes more sense to me for reducing power density than ARM servers
  • Mon, 20:00: Shared files being searchable in #OneDrive is nice but I'd rather keep filename view as an option in recent files
  • Mon, 20:02: RT @dannysullivan: You can pair your Apple Watch by taking a picture of its screen
  • Mon, 20:12: RT @ericlaw: I bought a Mac, in no small part, so that I could watch the Apple keynotes without installing QuickPwn on my Windows machine...
  • Mon, 20:16: Fixing on dates puts you back in the fixated on stability slow release mind set @GabeAul on velocity
  • Mon, 20:34: RT @macgreg: Apple has probably introduced more Americans to metric measurement in one day than US schools do in a year.
  • Mon, 20:44: 1800 Azure A1-sized VMs* cold started within 150 seconds at a median start time of 20 seconds/VM; Microsoft CPS stats
  • Mon, 21:07: RT @iainthomson: Just had my second PR call "checking to see if I got the press release," after so many months of quiet. Please let this no…
  • Mon, 21:09: @frankolivier and it really means "to be bug compatible with Netscape"
  • Mon, 21:38: RT @Krewell: I know the new MacBook is cool and all, but please read reviews of the Core-M processor. The processor in the 11in MBA is fast…
  • Mon, 22:20: RT @pcgeek86: . @volkerw As with any buzzword, it's important to see through the bullshit and tailor the principles to each scenario approp…
  • Mon, 22:21: McDonald's is trying to block minimum wage increase in Seattle? I knew there was a reason I never go in there except to use the loo
  • Mon, 22:37: Company accounts. The one week of the year VSLOOKUP in Excel saves me three hours of work
  • Mon, 22:50: RT @edbott: Holy shit, the iOS 8.2 update really does drop an Apple Watch ad on the home screen with no "remove this" option.
  • Mon, 23:31: RT @microsoftphotos: A princess hat and battle-axe. This desk belongs to an Internet Explorer team member. Epic combo, @CollWilliams! http:…
  • Mon, 23:33: RT @shanselman: "Usernames cannot end with a space." You had the time to code that error message, but not the time to call trim()?
  • Tue, 00:01: RT @pkefal: Apple's definition of all-day battery: 90 notifications, 45m app use, and a 30m workout w/ music via Bluetooth, over the course…
  • Tue, 00:07: RT @MSFTnews: Introducing the Application Insights SDK for Java
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