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  • Mon, 13:22: Is it time for another round of "just how many Microsoft patents never become products'?
  • Mon, 13:40: Cookie consent dialog click isn't "I understand and consent to you tracking me"; it's "close this damn dialog box that's in my way"
  • Mon, 13:52: RT @marylgray: And it wouldn't thrive if we had effective, affordable *public* transit options #caltrainfail (ps: 1st maps came from public…
  • Mon, 13:56: RT @JulietEMcKenna: Heads up hopeful SF&F writers! You can enter for the James White Short Story Award up to this Friday, 20th January http…
  • Mon, 14:00: RT @timanderson: Disappointing that Experian asks for confidentlal documents to be sent via unencrypted email, to conduct their identity ch…
  • Mon, 14:03: RT @BetaRish: I know Blue Monday doesn't exist, but my word, Damp Sodden Wash You Away With Persistent Drizzle Monday does.
  • Mon, 14:04: RT @CloveHitched: POLL: for Leave voters: Should we leave the Florence Accord? Please RT.
  • Mon, 14:05: RT @clemensv: If you're still operating W2K3 and XP based systems with attached cloud services you are on _very_ _thin_ ice.
  • Mon, 14:07: RT @clemensv: And rolled that back. For now, we've paused the effort to retire 3DES for TLS b/c that broke clients with W2K3 and XP POS. ht…
  • Mon, 14:08: RT @DPJHodges: Oxfam are slagging off Bill Gates. Bill Gates has given over $28 billion to charity, including $8  billion to improve globa…
  • Mon, 14:09: RT @MarkusMobileWS: What scares today is tomorrows commodity, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in a talk about #AI #DLD17
  • Mon, 14:10: RT @Kroker: #Microsoft-CEO Nadella: AI: We're teaching machines to learn to do things humans can do; but we're still in the mainframe era o…
  • Mon, 14:10: RT @TProphet: Deepwater Horizon illustrates that if you design fail-safes that can be ignored by humans who have incentive to do so, your d…
  • Mon, 14:12: RT @Kroker: #Microsoft Brad Smith; "The law needs to catch up with digital technologies.And we need nations to come together to have better…
  • Mon, 14:59: the little, stupid UX glitches that have been reported in feedback hub for months are sometimes the most annoying thing about Windows 10
  • Mon, 16:01: @codepo8 rickroll but for techno ;(
  • Mon, 16:28: RT @sbisson: What's the Canadian equivalent of HIPPA? And what happens if you send a random journalist a plain text password to a radiograp…
  • Mon, 16:40: RT @mkashman: Good approach to #Office365 Groups governance. Focus on #SharePoint site classification. https://t.co/Hgju2VV5ab
  • Mon, 16:43: RT @PyroTek3: It's 2017, does your anti-malware vendor support AMSI? If not, does your solution effectively block PowerShell code & others…
  • Mon, 16:46: RT @caro_milanesi: "The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”…
  • Mon, 19:26: This week the Guardian has had a dumb article about WhatsApp security & a thoughtful but worrying article about�consent. definitions MATTER
  • Mon, 19:38: RT @tarah: Looking forward on Saturday to being told by helpful men how I'm protesting wrong and if I was just more polite they'd listen.
  • Mon, 20:16: Guardian punting explanation of the WhatsApp security issue to the security researcher who found it https://t.co/1SJRVYIuSf
  • Mon, 20:39: RT @sbisson: Recent Reads: Last Dragon Standing. Yet more of G A Aiken's Dragon Kin books. The Jaffa Cake of paranormal romance, you just c…
  • Mon, 20:53: another reason #onenote clipper is better than the new Win10�Win-Shift-S clipper; it can capture context menus; new Win-Shift-S closes them!
  • Mon, 21:03: RT @KarlreMarks: Whatever trade deal we do with the US it's crucial to retain the ability to export people like Piers Morgan to them.
  • Mon, 21:09: RT @williamnhutton: Did Britain vote to become a tax haven? I don't recollect this argument being made by Leave. Bring back representative…
  • Mon, 21:15: pro tip to Lenovo: ThinkPad wasn't a tarnished brand when you bought�it (though your security blunders have done their part)
  • Mon, 21:35: RT @GreatDismal: It's going to be Nugent, playing Altamont: The Inaugeration, while the Wall Of Meat loses its shit
  • Mon, 21:40: wow, impressive engineering to expand Victoria tube station h/t @CloveHitched https://t.co/7TistCQN4S
  • Mon, 21:58: RT @RickStrahl: @terrajobst @FransBouma @praeclarum @Nick_Craver It's not the filing of the bugs - it's the fixing of them that matters I…
  • Mon, 22:40: RT @drbenwhite: Rather than take out private medical insurance, apply pressure to your local MP by requesting a face-to-face meeting about…
  • Mon, 23:07: RT @girlziplocked: The irony of Thiel is that he admits he couldn't exist if markets were rational, yet all these free-market dickjockeys…
  • Mon, 23:09: RT @anildash: But what happens is those of us with the _most_ privilege, with the least to lose, use the discomfort as an excuse to not say…
  • Mon, 23:09: RT @anildash: If you are in a position of leadership in your industry but can’t discuss issues of race, class, gender, marginalization… STA…
  • Mon, 23:15: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: If you want to scrape creds and MitM sysadmins, just setup a VPN service and advertise it on Google. Fish in a barrel.
  • Tue, 01:59: Windows 10 blocks lots of zero-days thanks to better security architecture (but patch anyway) https://t.co/EgRssXs2BY
  • Tue, 02:01: Just getting fonts out of the kernel is a big security win for Windows 10 & that's just one of the changes
  • Tue, 02:10: RT @kennwhite: @ravikanodia @SwiftOnSecurity I assume you're being cheeky, but I've been told by ad people that "best VPN" is a 7-figure Ad…
  • Tue, 02:15: RT @matvelloso: @thedandriscoll I'm afraid one day someone will tell me they want an "On premise BOT" and I'll be forced to slap that person
  • Tue, 02:25: "I think we should be extremely careful if we decide to lie publicly" is like a motto for the modern era
  • Tue, 02:40: RT @jefutte: Upgrading a customers 2012 R2 AD to 2016 today - You don't have to wait for support to end, before upgrading! :-)
  • Tue, 02:48: RT @anildash: Last thing: The more people who stand up and speak up, the less fraught and frustrating it is for everyone. It's like magic!
  • Tue, 02:49: RT @anildash: But honestly, the worst thing that happens to those of us who have a voice is when we mess up, people educate us for free, ru…



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Mary Branscombe
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