Mary Branscombe (marypcb) wrote,
Mary Branscombe

My tweets

  • Thu, 10:06: RT @monkchips: "I like to make friends with (the people) behind all the services I use." @patrickdebois #serverlessconf so much this.
  • Thu, 10:08: RT @fortelabs: .@Medium 3/ But as tech gives more leverage to individuals, it gives exponentially more to those who can leverage those indi…
  • Thu, 10:08: RT @fortelabs: .@Medium 6/ Instead of shutting out those networks as distractions, we need to learn how to use them productively
  • Thu, 10:09: RT @fortelabs: .@Medium 13/ Focusing means problem is clearly defined, linear, just a matter of hard work, all risky assumptions
  • Thu, 10:09: RT @fortelabs: .@Medium 18/ Task switches are critical to creativity, offering new approaches, perspectives, media, formats, filters, ideas
  • Thu, 10:09: RT @fortelabs: .@Medium 21/ Combining & cross-fertilizing diff fields is more important than ever, but hard to do so in a heavy, determined…
  • Thu, 10:13: @robertjnelson I think you mean implies; a product can imply, only a human can infer
  • Thu, 10:15: RT @tkbeynon: Pokemon Go players inadvertently stopping people committing suicide is definitely my favourite story of the day
  • Thu, 10:17: RT @h0x0d: Windows Creators Update should have "Blue Light Enhancment" LOL. see paper: Shining (Blue) Light on Creative Ability https://t.c…
  • Thu, 10:21: RT @daemonic3: Shout out to all the infinite points along a number line for always being real
  • Thu, 10:28: Thought experiment; maybe we would have bought more desktop PCs if they'd been as nice and unclunky as notebooks
  • Thu, 10:31: RT @davidebbo: The new Node 7.0.0 is now available on Azure App Service (along with the latest 4.x and 6.x). #azure #nodejs
  • Thu, 10:32: RT @danielpunkass: The main takeaway from today's Microsoft event is we should no longer skip Microsoft events
  • Thu, 10:33: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: .@jessfraz The cover of Pure Imagination in the Surface Studio was privately contracted, will try to get more info+rel…
  • Thu, 10:40: RT @mattocko: You *can* do well by doing good. It takes huge work, real subject matter expertise, & patience. less glamorous than consumer-…
  • Thu, 10:40: RT @MadelenaMak: .@pak_lebah We used to think MS was forcing touch into Win8, and Apple was right keeping iOS/OSX split, but now MS strateg…
  • Thu, 10:41: RT @ugh: men: women are very hard to read women: actually, we just want- men: such complex creatures women: if u just liste- men: so myst…
  • Thu, 10:42: RT @jsenior: Building great products means understanding who your customer is and having conviction on who it is not
  • Thu, 10:48: RT @johndeu: Using #Azure #Functions with Media Services. I created some new samples on how to encode from blobs and use WebHooks https://t…
  • Thu, 10:49: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: Wow, Microsoft produced the Surface Studio video in-house. Sorry I keep talking about it, it's just so good... https:/…
  • Thu, 10:50: RT @NateSilver538: People are *reaallllly* pushing the "it's tightening!" narrative and 🍒 cherry-picking 🍒 a lot to do it.
  • Thu, 10:50: RT @NateSilver538: I'm also on Team Uncertainty-Is-High-This-Year-And-Dems-Are-Way-Too-Complacent. But evidence for tightening is tenuous.
  • Thu, 10:51: RT @timsneath: Great breakthroughs like Surface Studio take persistence and research. Go back 6 years to this MIX10 keynote on NUI: https:/…
  • Thu, 10:59: RT @PatrickMoorhead: Fujitsu has ~1% global PC unit market share while HP and Lenovo each have ~21%. Yeah, small.
  • Thu, 11:01: RT @xanda: "Office 2013 can now block macros to help prevent infection"
  • Thu, 11:45: RT @LeeQVC: Fab meeting with @Surface_UK 2day & picked up this beauty to play with. The Surface Pro 4 is making its @qvcuk debut this Sun 😀…
  • Thu, 11:49: not quite the same blog Peter Felts wrote in August on DPI scaling in Anniversary Update; some different points
  • Thu, 11:55: RT @LibDemLords: Creative industry will lose out on huge amounts of funding following Brexit, DCMS spokesperson @jbonham_carter warns
  • Thu, 13:17: HP pointing out OEMs are getting the spatial mapping from HoloLens in their VR headsets & pushing their 3D printers�
  • Thu, 13:19: If you think that Surface Studio should have let you plug in any PC to a nice display, you just reinvented the desktop OEM PC market. nope
  • Thu, 18:37: RT @DrPizza: (yet again, microsoft needs a non-gaming xbox; apps, TV, array mics for Cortana)
  • Thu, 18:38: RT @ndiakopoulos: New favorite phrase relating to algorithms: "garbage in, gospel out" - Steven Bellovin
  • Thu, 18:40: RT @dhh: This is embarrassing. When a Microsoft event is making an Apple event seem stale, stunted, and awkward, we are truly in bizarro wo…
  • Thu, 18:41: RT @TomMainelli: Apple acknowledges that people expect touch with larger trackpad and TouchBar. Won't make the leap to a touch screen, tho.…
  • Thu, 18:46: so if Windows SideShow had been a horizontal strip on the keyboard it would have been revolutionary?
  • Thu, 18:47: RT @MichaelGillett: I don't know what a Touch Bar is but I don't think I want to visit one. #AppleEvent
  • Thu, 18:49: is Apple fan twitter snarking this keynote as hard as Microsoft twitter and security twitter and OSS twitter are?
  • Thu, 18:51: RT @bdsams: You know what's really good for scrubbing forward and backwards? A dial.
  • Thu, 18:55: a changing strip of buttons isn't nearly as much work as making the whole OS work with a finger instead of a mouse; not a stepping stone
  • Thu, 18:55: RT @bmastenbrook: this Control Strip thing is amazing innovation from Apple
  • Thu, 18:57: RT @bdsams: This is what happens when you wait two years to refresh.
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @sbisson: Apple's Touch Bar, like Mac menu bars, seems designed to frustrate those of us with little spatial memory. Not a UI for all of…
  • Thu, 19:02: RT @gregwhitworth: Can't wait for the ads to appear in my touchbar when browsing in Chrome on a mac.
  • Thu, 19:03: ok, who remembers the coloured function key label templates you got with WordPerfect, Photoshop etc? Touchbar is that, digitized
  • Thu, 19:19: RT @edbott: So if I want to plug my iPhone 7 earbuds into a MacBook Pro I need an adapter?
  • Thu, 19:25: RT @getwired: Wow... Basically a $300 premium to buy a device with the Touch Bar and ID? Ouch.
  • Thu, 19:25: RT @edbott: I am trying really hard not to be mindlessly snarky here, but I keep having these WTF moments as I watch this into.
  • Thu, 19:29: RT @dangrabham: Wowsers.
  • Thu, 19:31: RT @TomMainelli: Touchpad is gorgeous in person. But will it stop me from tapping the non-touch screen absentmindedly? Hard to say.
  • Thu, 19:32: RT @ThomasNigro: No matter what side you are, something changed today: everyone's comparing Apple's keynote to Microsoft's.
  • Thu, 19:33: RT @mclow: "Oh good, a TV that’s just as easy to use as iTunes" Comment on today's Apple presentation. That's gonna leave a mark.
  • Thu, 19:44: I fell asleep for a bit (not snark, awful jetlag/cold); are we still snarking the Apple launc?
  • Thu, 19:47: RT @mjg59: Update: Cost of new MBP in � is ~numerically equal to cost in $, which is basically a 20% price rise. WOO BREXIT.
  • Thu, 19:48: RT @cstross: .@WTPlant Apple are clearly betting sterling will drop BELOW USD parity — remember UK prices include 20% VAT!
  • Thu, 19:48: RT @arturot: Apple was an emotional buy and that was good for Apple. But now, I'm turning rational towards Apple and emotional on Microsoft…
  • Thu, 19:49: RT @getwired: I think that today's MBP announcement shows that Microsoft is pushing the boundaries of what a PC is and what it can do.
  • Thu, 19:49: RT @doomquasar: Megyn Kelly is not my political role model but I want her to teach a class on staying calm while angry white men try to tal…
  • Thu, 19:54: RT @Pinboard: Was there a huge sale on USB-C ports or something?
  • Thu, 19:55: RT @bdsams: This is a good q.
  • Thu, 20:09: Apple taking the chance to increase UK prices for unchanged devices because Brexit destroyed our currency
  • Thu, 20:12: RT @DrPizza: $10 says that Microsoft's in-app support for Touch Bar will be better than Microsoft's in-app support for Surface Dial.
  • Thu, 20:16: RT @mhoye: Updated laptop buying advice, late 2016 by OS: Linux: Lenovo X1 or T460 line. Windows: Surface Book i7. OSX: Go cry at your de…
  • Thu, 20:25: RT @TomMainelli: Spent a little more time with MacBook Pro. Great touchpad and touchbar feels slick and addictive, but you have to make you…
  • Thu, 20:26: surprising number of Mac diehards in my feed wondering aloud about switching to Windows or Linux (& often Windows with Ubuntu)
  • Thu, 20:32: Subscriptions like Creative Cloud and Office 365 that include Windows & Mac licences will come in handy for anyone who actually does switch
  • Thu, 21:13: RT @venzann: Interesting. Java9 will support AOT compliation instead of JIT.
  • Thu, 21:18: RT @dakami: There's a web browser on your phone and it's not a problem to your car *at all*. Even when plugged in. To the cigarette light…
  • Thu, 21:18: RT @bjorndori: @marypcbuk @GaborFari @edbott Context Aware Interfaces by Microsoft Applied Sciences Group from 1999-2009
  • Thu, 21:24: OK, Sideshow and Lenovo and LG aside, Microsoft really did come up with Touch Bar back in 1999 h/t @bjorndori
  • Thu, 21:31: RT @JohnLaTwC: ETW has a gold mine of security data for defenders. O365 just open sourced a C#/C++ library to simplify using it. https://t.…
  • Thu, 21:50: today's a good day to roll out my theory that a lot of Apple h/w innovation was cherry picking best ideas from PC OEMs who now do less R&D
  • Thu, 21:52: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: Microsoft Studio: "I have no reason to buy it but I want it anyway." Apple MacBook: "I'm sticking with my old one."
  • Thu, 21:57: RT @kateleth: In this whole comics debate, stop saying “FEMALES” unless you’re talking statistics: we’re women, not a different species
  • Thu, 22:00: RT @JonyIveParody: @BenThePCGuy Personally, I can’t wait until we make the world’s first notebook with a touchscreen display. Going to be s…
  • Thu, 22:01: RT @farhansattar: "People don't want to be admins they just want to not be inconvenienced" - @appcompatguy #msignitenz
  • Thu, 22:13: RT @knilf_i_am: ICYMI $LNKD Q3 revenue $960M (+23% YoY), adjusted EBITDA $304M, beating the Street.
  • Thu, 22:14: RT @JonyIveParody: .@BenThePCGuy Wait… You’re discounting the new SurfaceBook when someone trades in a MacBook Pro? What’s the address? Ask…
  • Thu, 22:15: RT @timdorr: I feel like Apple should start breaking down their financials by iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Dongle sales.
  • Thu, 22:39: RT @alex: Amazon: Expect 📉 Investors: We expect 📈 Amazon reports 📉 Investors: Oh, 📉 then. Amazon: ?
  • Thu, 22:45: The hardware Microsoft is making today; the first signs of it showed up in 2010 with optical sensors in the Sidewinder keyboard
  • Thu, 23:02: This is not two cats making friends; this is growling and dominance display on both sides of the window ;)
  • Fri, 01:01: RT @mcclure111: Imagine you have a Apple Watch, a MBP with strip, an Apple TV, and an iPhone. That's *six* interaction models, just for you…
  • Fri, 01:02: RT @scattermoon: <lj-cut text="Nobody remembers Livejournal now...">Well, this takes me back.</lj-cut> Current mood: nostalgic Current mus…
  • Fri, 01:06: RT @donasarkar: #WindowsInsiders: the creators' features will start rolling out in bits over the next few weeks and months. First step: pai…
  • Fri, 01:06: RT @doubleyewdee: So many people asking about why Surface Studio or new MacBook Pros don't have NVidia 10x0 GPUs. Do you understand the lea…
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