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My tweets

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:00:14 GMT

  • Sat, 13:34: Bentham ponders the future. Does it contain treats? Does it contain pettings? It must, it must! https://t.co/iSSRg4hdWd
  • Sat, 15:03: Recent Reads: Only Superhuman. Christopher L Bennett's tale of asteroid belt superhuman cops hides a transhuman political thriller. Smart.
  • Sat, 19:01: Writing up my experiments with driving a Hue lamp from Flow when there's no Hue/Flow integration...
  • Sat, 19:12: Now, I need to find a way of programmatically taking all my Recent Reads tweets and attaching them to the books on Goodreads.
  • Sat, 19:14: Writing music today is all three of the Wetton/Downes Icon albums. Now there was a classic prog partnership.
  • Sat, 20:06: IoT devices behind a firewall: surely they're part of the intranet of Things.
  • Sun, 12:10: Sunbeam acquired. https://t.co/GCEXemeIiz



My tweets

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:00:17 GMT

  • Fri, 13:10: In a fit of hackery I have just written a Flow that sends a Webhook to IFTTT to turn on a Hue Lamp. This amuses me.
  • Fri, 13:14: Now this Londoner is about to go out and collect a parcel from the post office and buy cat food.
  • Fri, 15:55: New widget in the house. https://t.co/VldXDB4JLl
  • Fri, 16:19: Hmm. Trying to install Resharper on VS2017 on CU and it's failing...
  • Fri, 18:12: Hackett and Howe are at the peak of their guitar playing skills right now. Time for a GTR reunion?
  • Fri, 18:14: Attack squirrel besieged the office window this afternoon. The cat's reaction?
  • Fri, 18:29: How many domains do the mailing list spammers have? Another, this time trying to sell me Sharepoint admins goes plonk into my spam filter.
  • Fri, 18:37: RT @infoworld: .@sbisson breaks down the differences between .Net Framework & .Net Core & where they work https://t.co/UYxCWMILlY
  • Fri, 19:37: Was Twitter down for everyone or just me?
  • Fri, 20:25: A cold night in Putney as brave Londoners clutch defiant bottles of wine as they leave a plucky Little Waitrose.



My tweets

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:21 GMT

Thu, 12:17: So hivemind, what's a good 360 camera app for iPhone? Thu, 12:19: RT @IanMorris78: You can send the Air Ambulance �5 by texting them, number is on here: https://t.co/VzTQo5lxFh Thu, 12:28: RT @Space_Station: Crew takes break from spacewalk preps. Checks out @BigelowSpace module and works on science freezers. https://t.co/bdl6p… Thu, 12:34: RT @Rainmaker1973: It's been a long road. @MarsRovers #Opportunity left Navcam on Sol 4678 (March 22, 2017) https://t.co/D6vW6LThY4 https:/… Thu, 12:38: RT @jerseyroyals: 6 reasons we should be calling potatoes a superfood. Another reason to love our #JerseyRoyals! https://t.co/1dV9Cqdhan vi… Thu, 13:57: Trying out adding a 1.4x teleconverter to my wildlife rig for an effective 420mm. Cold Sparrow #flickr https://t.co/c4CKWkd5oN Thu, 14:48: RT @MarsMaven: Watch the clouds drift across the Martian sky! That's the horizon across the lower left. Wonderful! https://t.co/qee6gkscuS Thu, 15:49: Life In Pieces has really grown on me; some of the funniest moments on TV at the moment. Thu, 17:33: Puppy! https://t.co/bm3jQvEphZ Thu, 18:15: @ALASKANJACKSON A favorite hike; the Minfordd path is definitely the classic way. Also walk in late summer for wild blueberries on the top! Thu, 18:56: If @spacex is putting a robot on its drone ships, then it really ought to be called Mawhrin-Skel. https://t.co/bvtKwGRpjn Thu, 19:26: Now to update WSL Ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04 in CU. Thu, 19:43: I am trying out something :-) Thu, 19:57: RT @torybruno: Cool visualization. Kind of like the train fares for the CisLunar railroad https://t.co/kSKZbjIYJY Thu, 21:20: Really disliking the new @virginatlantic web site. It makes planning flights really complicated. Thu, 23:06: RT @CommonsJustice: Our report on the implications of Brexit for the Crown Dependencies will be published at 00.01am on Tuesday 28 March ht… Fri, 11:11: lxrun is your friend. Fri, 11:21: @doubleyewdee Upgrading my bash installs to 16.04.



My tweets

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:19 GMT

Wed, 17:36: This week's Enterprise Microsoft kind of Flows... https://t.co/wcc6e0K4Kg Wed, 17:38: (FYI: London is a big and busy city; @marypcbuk and I were in Paddington and nowhere near things. Only heard about it when we got home.) Wed, 17:48: Hmm. Store not working on one 15063 machine. Anyone know of any fixes? Wed, 18:16: RT @CarmenCrincoli: .@marypcbuk has laid out what Windows Server on ARM really means for the future of computing here. Hint: Not your DC ht… Wed, 18:26: RT @stuartbruce: Publishing an article soon on how PR and corporate comms can use Microsoft Flow, meanwhile great @sbisson article https://… Wed, 19:11: Store is back on my recalcitrant 15063 box. Ran the old Win 10 "re-register store apps" Powershell and that fixed things. Wed, 19:13: Also, to misquote Hamilton: "Londoners: we get the job done." Wed, 19:44: RT @Jerseycoders: Jersey Coders has closed to new members due to a lack of mentors - can you help? https://t.co/p9X5TM9RWa Wed, 20:50: The more I listen to Oysterband's Native Son, the more I relate to it as someone who left my home island. https://t.co/jUSDWqBivw Wed, 21:15: One nice thing about going straight from AU to 15063 is I can see just how much Edge has improved! @kylealden @CollWilliams Wed, 21:34: For the US shift; today's Enterprise Microsoft looks at how Flow has grown since GA. And why it's a better Pipes: https://t.co/EDwAwwyof8 Wed, 21:57: TFW you suddenly realise Oysterband's Love Vigilantes is a New Order cover. Wed, 23:13: Yes, it's a bit abrupt. Something like the f.lux tunable fade in would be nice. https://t.co/flzhk7RyEx Thu, 00:41: RT @BBD_Aircraft: Watch #CSeries #quiet 1st landing @LondonCityAir #avgeek #IngenuityInFlight https://t.co/Ndnlnh8ZHT Thu, 09:04: Cat: frequently mistaken for a laptop. https://t.co/lGmqIKIvJx https://t.co/kVcSioSak4 Thu, 09:26: @donasarkar Cat has ninja'd my Surface Book... https://t.co/URSGHMcTU7 Thu, 09:34: RT @WinObs: Surface Hub announces customer subscription, deployment options and application innovation https://t.co/zcKmedRh1b Thu, 11:27: RT @festrail: It’s that time of year again… the loco roster is looking a little busier! - Daily services start this Saturday. https://t.co/… Thu, 11:51: By the river https://t.co/ltsPoFEMlc [...]



My tweets

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:00:16 GMT

Tue, 13:56: RT @marypcbuk: want a better emoji picker in Windows 10 than the touch keyboard (yes please!)? vote here https://t.co/naIpOjJ5Yv @JenMsft @… Tue, 13:58: A coffeeshop writing day. Or "Fun with Flows". Tue, 14:24: Is there a Swagger definition of the Philips Hue API? I don't seem to be able to find one. Tue, 14:34: It's time: I have flipped my daily driver Surface Book to the Fast Ring. Tue, 14:50: RT @marypcbuk: my (rather lengthy) views on what ARM Windows Server is for & why; it's for Azure, not for you https://t.co/BKuAn3wuUn Tue, 14:53: RT @maxgladstone: Sing it with me, Jeeves! *woo-eee-ooo-eee-oooooo* Wah wah wahhh, sir. https://t.co/eaateJiH60 Tue, 14:54: Working on a piece on Flow I come across Postman. This is one of the most useful tools for REST API development: https://t.co/hNWZR39ELT Tue, 15:02: Our cat has "resting grump face": This is my happy face #flickr https://t.co/1Z9gcpujNB Tue, 15:03: ...even when he's trying to look cute. Woke #flickr https://t.co/I4aFPcqaeu Tue, 17:15: (suddenly surprises himself by finishing writing tomorrow's Enterprise Microsof) Tue, 17:34: A personal Kim Stanley Robinson theory: the geography of A Short Sharp Shock is that of Catalina Island. Tue, 18:02: Mmm. Free muffin. Tue, 18:09: RT @rachelnabors: Timeline Storyteller combines data viz, motion design, and JSON data to to tell stories with data: https://t.co/RxhGQw5zd… Tue, 19:46: Interesting timing; with Clips due soon from Apple, I have one of Olloclip's new Pivot stabilised iPhone mounts on its way. Wed, 09:52: Catching up on Warehouse 13 episodes we missed. Whoa, that light little artefact-of-the-week show got dark really fast! Wed, 10:00: Here we go; 15063 onto my daily driver Surface Book. Wed, 10:49: And here we go from 15063. Wed, 10:55: Toes reach put; there's something unexpected under my desk. Turns out the cat has a new place. Wed, 11:00: Also, when did Depeche Mode turn into mid-career Marc Almond? [...]



My tweets

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:19 GMT

Mon, 12:59: GIF o'the day https://t.co/NoWkeTrNqm Mon, 13:23: (some are born to plough the fields of home/some are born to happiness and never start to roam/i bent the bow, i let the arrow fly) Mon, 14:21: RT @StHelierJsy: https://t.co/wEzI3gD9iF Mon, 16:47: RT @emerylord: TIERS OF FRIENDSHIP 4- we hang out 3- we can travel together 2- I would take a bullet for you 1- I will speak to you on phone Mon, 17:07: RT @WonderLaura: Create your custom integrations in Microsoft Flow using our new and improved Custom API experience https://t.co/PFupGpmpnF… Mon, 17:24: TFW you realise your RealSense camera is covering the screen brightness sensor on your SP3. Mon, 17:30: You might think that bluegrass and gangsta rap couldn't work together. You'd be wrong. https://t.co/arzl9ZebmK #NowPlaying Gangstagrass Mon, 18:04: Equinoctal sunset No 1 https://t.co/YWoUT1oz07 Mon, 18:05: Equinoctal Sunset No 2 https://t.co/VtB0SFE1o4 Mon, 18:05: Equinoctal Sunset No 3 https://t.co/fLEZV1Zp6X Mon, 18:54: RT @LyalinDotCom: Im building a Visual Studio 2017 "Comprehensive Resources Index" on GitHub, feedback welcome including pull requests http… Mon, 19:23: Wind sensor reflecting sunset. https://t.co/z2wSplO6IH Mon, 19:24: RT @NerdPyle: Reminder: we're surveying customers about Windows File Server usage https://t.co/JfDfuT2ePi Come drive our vNext planning! /c… Mon, 19:29: There was an old lady who swallowed a fly... https://t.co/EPE8g2vcKC Mon, 19:57: RT @murphyslawyer: @sbisson - Time Robert Sheckley's 'Watchbird' got an update. Here's the original: https://t.co/iM51BA2JHc Mon, 21:33: Desktops https://t.co/bbbTUFKoNP https://t.co/GonY01QI2O Mon, 21:50: Markdown support now in Microsoft Teams. https://t.co/mjpKQlgQFh Mon, 21:51: 2139. Getting there. Mon, 22:04: These Anker Bluetooth headphones are a comfortable and useful alternative to Apple's AirPods - and only �25 or so. https://t.co/zyB03ZcT1N Mon, 22:13: RT @MeganSpeir: Are you an underrepresented individual in tech who would benefit from a free ticket to @signalconf? Apply for a scholarship… Mon, 22:26: Secondeary https://t.co/r7feMGXHqT Mon, 22:27: Unprison the think rhino! Mon, 22:31: RT @aljwhite: fire the starting gun for Brexit! https://t.co/arwE6NV5T2 Mon, 22:48: The UK has two years to negotiate exit from the EU and the EU says talks can't start to June, so why call Article 50 in March? Why not wait? Mon, 22:57: RT @eliotpeper: If for some crazy reason you haven't yet read this, now's the time. https://t.co/INKveqyxMj Mon, 23:01: And talking of being blown away, @eliotpeper, look what just popped up... https://t.co/tAutFxlpsj Mon, 23:43: (Finally finished this big Visual Studio ALM piece. Ooooof.) Tue, 11:06: Modern translations: "A mutual friend gave me your address" == "I bought a mailing list with you on it".



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My tweets

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 12:00:21 GMT

Fri, 12:35: Today's online technical support scammer appeared to be offering Huawei technical support. And was using a UK number... Fri, 15:20: Rescued and freshly tidied up music archive now copying from the Windows 2012 R2 server to the new Synology NAS. Fri, 15:33: A steady 55MBps. That'll take an hour or two, then... Fri, 15:56: RT @worldcon75: This is the final countdown! 16 hours left to nominate in #TheHugoAwards! Deadline is 11:59 pm PDT tonight! 8:59 am in Hel… Fri, 16:01: Dang. Missed the Lynxes. Though I'm not sure if their flightpath came this far up the river... Fri, 17:07: I hadn't finished updating all my test machines to 15060, now here's 15061... Ninjacat is running too fast @donasarkar! Fri, 17:09: I wonder if 15061 fixes the installer blue screens I was getting on a docked SP3 (everything was fine undocked). Fri, 21:02: Hello with RealSense is back in 15061. Wonder what the regression was that caused that to fail... Fri, 21:20: The Oysterband's (with June Tabor) take on White Rabbit is the most psychedelic thing. Remember what the dormouse said. Fri, 21:21: RT @melindahaunton: Guys? I found an actual use for Nectar points. You can send them to Oxfam for famine relief: https://t.co/LAelVwECxO Fri, 22:04: RT @donasarkar: #WindowsInsiders : we are releasing #flight 15058 to Slow ring for PC: https://t.co/kf3OJJGhFK And that ends our flightin… Fri, 22:11: Headline subs are the best https://t.co/f3DBDMdn7d Fri, 22:55: RT @ChannelArchive: Puffin '78. https://t.co/PaC1ak7WDQ Sat, 00:38: I am sure the cat can't be comfortable in this position. https://t.co/etGF2v950I Sat, 00:47: RT @PhilBrideaux: Little island of Jersey: looking eastward from St. Ouen's Bay https://t.co/7saPuxc2DN Sat, 09:11: RT @bletchleypark: #OnThisDay in 1940 The first #Turing Bombe was installed at #BletchleyPark in Hut 1 https://t.co/dR9ueCUMkQ Sat, 11:26: RT @krisajenkins: Bad news for vi fans. https://t.co/po648DYMmU [...]



My tweets

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:00:16 GMT

Thu, 14:54: What the world needs are emoji for air quotes. Thu, 14:57: I think today is rapidly heading in the direction of 🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦🤦 Thu, 15:18: So what's the overall verdict on 15058? Seems good on my test machines, and I'm considering taking my Surface Book across... Thu, 17:20: RT @ZDNet: Email Insights, First Take: A handy email search utility https://t.co/i9EpF3BbmU @marypcbuk https://t.co/QSBsuARO8k Thu, 17:33: So Samsung's AI asssistant will be called "Bixby". I wonder if the designers have read or seen "It's A Good Life"? https://t.co/UCgMTdB4TL Thu, 18:21: I can't tell the difference between the new GBBO line-up and the panel from an episode of The Museum Of Curiosity. Thu, 20:04: @xahteiwi Too Many Bixbys! Thu, 20:11: Chicane's Saltwater is 18 years old this year. #FeelingOld Thu, 20:14: @MichaelGillett Have to stay home and write. Have fun... Thu, 21:29: The folk at @thebeerboutique provide helpful diagrams: https://t.co/x6DCiwkSOw Thu, 22:52: Faithless' "God is a DJ" will be 19 years old this year. Thu, 23:04: Uh oh. SP3 bluescreened in the middle of updating to 15060. DRIVER_STATE_FAILURE. But then it just carried on updating... Thu, 23:10: If the Tories were really London-centric they'd be Remainers like most of the folk in London. Thu, 23:18: Hmm. Just done it again. DRIVER_POWERSTATE_FAILURE. And then onto the Surface logo... Working on updates. Thu, 23:36: Phew. For a moment there I thought my SP3 was stuck in a blue screen reboot loop with the 15060 install. Three blue screens, but it's done. Thu, 23:38: Anyone else with a docked SP3 seeing install blue screen issues with 15060? #WindowsInsiders Thu, 23:42: This latest page from Stand Still Stay Silent is absolutely gorgeous: https://t.co/cC1vs1jpfQ Fri, 00:24: RT @WinObs: There are now 160 themes in the Windows Store for Windows 10. https://t.co/QnxSsdEX5c Fri, 01:15: It is the hour of the chin rub https://t.co/FEJAIiNuQ4 Fri, 09:05: RT @osterman: .@richturn_ms noticed this but its too good nit to share widely. Seen at work (MSFT) https://t.co/ZyvMriakCx Fri, 10:43: Hmm. Looks like the Realsense Hello bug is back in 15060. [...]



My tweets

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:07:35 GMT

Wed, 12:17: “When we finish building the Lego blocks, we'll build the house.” Good grief. Wed, 12:27: So far the 15058 update has been the smoothest yet; four machines insidered and no problems. Wed, 12:31: Just spotted a loophole in the Putney Low Emission Bus Zone. It only covers "routes", so diesel buses will still be going to the garage. Wed, 12:34: Now this Lego-compatible tape should be standard on all monitors: https://t.co/8RAxt1a2jd Wed, 12:55: Today is not a good day to cross the Rubicon. Wed, 13:07: RT @neilhimself: Beware the march of ideas. Wed, 13:22: Why Brits of my age are weird: https://t.co/JUneitpRHa Wed, 13:33: So you can now share calendars in mobile @outlook, but you still can't see calendars you've been shared into... Wed, 15:14: Sky https://t.co/fuZegARDH0 Wed, 15:42: RT @dylanbeattie: Beware the march of IDEs. Wed, 15:59: Someone has tied a Mărțișor to a flowering fruit tree in our street. Spring is officially here. https://t.co/JDGS1Br85k Wed, 16:07: It's Wednesday, so it's time for another Enterprise Microsoft. This week I look at .NET runtimes and .NET Standard. https://t.co/vbKgj6BNbb Wed, 16:09: I'm going to miss things like Mărțișor in my street when we all turn into little Englanders and throw away the wonderful Europe we've built. Wed, 16:43: RT @docker: Today, #Docker announced its intention to donate the #containerd project to the @CloudNativeFdn: https://t.co/1u7NJQXYF6 Wed, 17:16: I think they mean it this time: https://t.co/HgjMH4MDCk Wed, 17:20: RT @infoworld: Know your .Net - get the lowdown on .Net Framework, .Net Core, and their uses, by @sbisson https://t.co/UYxCWMILlY Wed, 19:32: This @bing wallpaper comes in handy... https://t.co/Bua38Gfn0N Wed, 20:31: I am worried. @marypcbuk didn't know the Marx Bros' "What's the difference between a duck?" Now I don't know if it's a Groucho joke at all. Wed, 21:43: For the US shift; as a day ends in the UK: this week's Enterprise Microsoft. https://t.co/7aPmVUVTJM [...]



My tweets

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:00:21 GMT

Tue, 12:55: Anyone know what this Outlook icon means? I can't find it documented anywhere. The message list is also greyed out.… https://t.co/Gmf1IRWkko Tue, 13:25: My new word for the day: sphinges. Tue, 14:46: RT @Cavalorn: Hold on a minute... aha! Just as I thought. This 'British People' is actually several smaller Peoples in a big coat Tue, 15:47: I wrote about Teams' extensibility features in my @infoworld Enterprise Microsoft column a while back: https://t.co/SACOigX7sH Tue, 16:09: Would a game of beach cricket have featured in a Microsoft promo video pre-Satya? Tue, 19:13: RT @le_jerriais: Patholes d'aniet: eune gr�sse ch�rvette Daily words: a prawn #jerriais mp3: https://t.co/hDRTOAly4f https://t.co/q0ccsvvR5i Tue, 19:14: Meanwhile despite a thick, low layer of cloud, it's been quite warm in London today... Tue, 19:15: RT @JenMsft: 🆕 Changelog for #Windows10 KB4013429 / OS Build 14393.953 😊 https://t.co/8StMjjFWdZ https://t.co/ZzMhDdFmsM Tue, 20:30: Given up on the iOS keyboard; decided to give SwiftKey a go. Swipe makes so much sense. Tue, 20:38: As approved by @richturn_ms; the official rhyming slang for command line is "bottle of wine". I'm just going to open the bottle now. Tue, 20:40: "Mee! Mee!" cried Drunk Parrot, raising a wing to answer the teacher's question. #flickr https://t.co/c343iD62b6 Tue, 21:09: They can't get the digits of Pi right. That'll be Build 15058 incoming. https://t.co/KEG274NYVa Tue, 22:05: RT @bradmeltzer: Whoever did this, thank you. #hostess #fruitpie @DCComics #watchmen https://t.co/LA6z6tS84w Wed, 00:27: This cat https://t.co/0Uf4M7A0Te Wed, 00:53: RT @jsnover: Check out the fantasic new drop of the Powershell extension to VSCode and it's new Terminal Window! https://t.co/LGQNokouFV ht… Wed, 10:38: ...and there goes the fog. A sunny early spring day in London. Wed, 10:42: RT @Rainmaker1973: Perspectives A @SpaceX #Falcon9 rollout https://t.co/fUcx3Ny38r https://t.co/XufKJqLhs4 [...]



My tweets

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:00:16 GMT

Mon, 12:18: I thought they were the Conservative and Unionist Party? Seems like it's time to remember that and step back from this precipice. Mon, 12:30: (Angry and impassioned letter written to my MP. It won't do any good, but it's all I can do...) Mon, 12:50: Working on an explainer on the differences between .NET. It's like a duck, I'm going to say... Mon, 14:11: Today's Holi @bing image makes an excellent desktop background... Mon, 14:29: Finally got a lovely picture of an A350 over Putney; it's hard to hear them coming! #avgeek Mon, 14:32: OK Twitter Hive Mind: I want a Windows tool that can manage a large music library in a format Sonos can use. Recommendations? Not iTunes! Mon, 15:09: A350 on approach to LHR over Putney #flickr https://t.co/9hBfIBILUG Mon, 15:10: The sparrows are back! #flickr https://t.co/V6sz772fTh Mon, 15:11: Drunk Parrot has a complaint: it isn't easy being green #flickr https://t.co/3cpfoKow7h Mon, 15:30: Home microwaves as a camera? Sorry. No. No. Specialised radar systems for analysing room occupancy? Yes. But they're very very short range. Mon, 17:23: Is tonight's @spacex launch a refurbished booster? Or is that later this month? Mon, 18:10: Mmm. Blueberry Jaffa Cakes. Mon, 18:18: So much this xkcd: https://t.co/B5IJroN3Zn Mon, 18:45: This bloody government. No humanity. Mon, 19:30: RT @Jorsteth: Ian Curtis rides a rollercoaster https://t.co/lW5MhizEBQ Mon, 19:41: RT @preinheimer: The more I learn about cryptography, the more I think Alice and Bob should probably just talk in person. Mon, 20:00: NAS has arrived. I repeat. NAS has arrived. Tue, 11:41: RT @MichaelPDeacon: Indyref 2: Theresa May vs Theresa May. My sketch: https://t.co/2dWT726NXk https://t.co/FW42D6h36f [...]



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My tweets

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:00:24 GMT

Thu, 12:46: This feels like spring https://t.co/nvEE3kkJKP Thu, 13:24: RT @marypcbuk: ICYMI RT @marypcbuk: Visual Studio 2017: DevOps for the .NET Enterprise, and DevOps for the Database https://t.co/q49IJixZeY Thu, 13:47: Metal Batman approves of these Polish blueberry Jaffa Cakes. https://t.co/SXQlG08sPn Thu, 15:00: Our PR guru nextdoor neighbour is freelance for a powerboat company. I have to say, they have the thickest business cards ever. Thu, 15:46: Really getting fed up with marketing list spam. The spammers are using so many different domains, it's hard to stomp them in filters. Thu, 15:46: RT @claybavor: This is what Moffett Field's Hangar One looks like after a storm. Taken at dawn. https://t.co/iCunWF2EoD Thu, 16:00: RT @windowsdev: The latest version of the Desktop App Converter now supports No-Installer conversions and package validation. https://t.co/… Thu, 16:10: RT @traskjd: Curious about when folks learn to code. So, what age were you when you learned to code? Retweets appreciated. Thu, 16:37: I keep reading Google's acquisition of Kaggle as them acquiring Kragle. Everything truly is awesome. Thu, 17:21: RT @ZDNet: Open source: Free as in beer, puppy... or mattress? https://t.co/PQ9HkbDTs5 @marypcbuk https://t.co/ehetX8w2Qf Thu, 19:17: At the start of the day 900+ read but unfiled messages in my inbox. Now, 34. Thu, 19:54: Say Ello, Wave goodbye? Hangouts Chat may look like Slack, but it echoes Wave in many ways... Thu, 20:16: I'm doomed. I just connected a Bluetooth selfie pole to my iPhone. Thu, 20:21: I can't see Wikileaks actually being any use in securing code, unless they're going to charge companies for expedited access to leaks. Thu, 21:18: If Luke Skywalker's first words in the next Star Wars movie are "Who are you?" does it mean he's a Vorlon? Thu, 21:44: Somehow I never heard Michael Brooks' Hybrid collaboration with Eno and Lanois. It turns out to be one of the best early ambient works! Fri, 09:18: Shock! Cortana finally in the UK iTunes Store! Fri, 09:47: It took 91 days from when it was announced to the UK release of Cortana for iOS. Fri, 10:07: A new album from The Shins at last! #NowPlaying Heartworms by The Shins ♫ https://t.co/RqunHt7s6i Fri, 10:27: A post on FB is giving me flashbacks to Usenet in the late 80s and early 90s, specifically to these folks: https://t.co/SHS48jjAXB Fri, 10:43: @winobs It's also the launch of Cortana 2.0 for iOS (which I suspect adds internationalisation) [...]



My tweets

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:00:22 GMT

Wed, 12:22: RT @tomgauld: 'Obsolete scientific theorist which would make good heavy metal band names' (for @newscientist) - https://t.co/mO3qMgNIGt Wed, 12:40: In this week's Enterprise Microsoft, over at @infoworld, I take a deeper look at why you might use Azure Stack: https://t.co/T3bicUcYuv Wed, 13:19: RT @edbaker1965: It's almost here folks AD GA in the Azure portal check it out and feedback now! https://t.co/uzFvIHSEfD Wed, 14:56: RT @maryjofoley: Windows Server on ARM: It's happening: https://t.co/yAnTrN58C8 Wed, 15:26: RT @EricKnorr: @sbisson dives into #AzureStack - the on-prem portion of the #Microsoft hybrid #cloud https://t.co/4EcoaLoXks @infoworld #H… Wed, 15:35: Just read Hawaii as Huawei... Wed, 15:48: The wooden city. https://t.co/Tv4l1JO8pz https://t.co/yiEdErNZmE Wed, 17:14: The Tory argument will of course be that they haven't raised NI. They have just made people who weren't paying it pay it. Wed, 17:23: Outlook just threw away almost all my Favourites. That wasn't fun... Wed, 17:26: The real TL;DR on #Vault7: Moscow Rules are now Everywhere Rules. But we knew that anyway. Wed, 18:27: Well well well. 'Video Killed the Radio Star' Writers Working on THE ROBOT SINGS Musical https://t.co/EnBzVsBD2V Wed, 19:00: Fox Fight Club has begun. Wed, 19:43: When Twitter Bots go wrong. There are foxes in the garden, fighting. This is not a pub. https://t.co/xQZ3Ete9SB Wed, 20:10: So will Nintendo's next console be called the Router? Wed, 20:22: For the US shift, another Enterprise Microsoft and a look at what Azure Stack means for your data center. https://t.co/qez5fxSqB1 Wed, 21:07: Mary sends email "Teams" I think of: "When they were digging the tunnel they had teams of guys monitoring this." "Yeah? How many?" "TEAMS!" Wed, 22:56: RT @kclemson: Btw, fans of the Microsoft #ninjacat, our feline friend is a she. Just so's you know. https://t.co/oxutOxshAT Wed, 22:58: RT @ursulaleguin: 20 answers from me. Happy #InternationalWomensDay https://t.co/fthecdY4yD [...]



My tweets

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:00:22 GMT

Tue, 13:22: RT @qmatteoq: Don't forget today is the Visual Studio 2017 launch day! Follow it on https://t.co/L0AQbUrE24 starting from 8 AM PST (5 PM CE… Tue, 13:35: MSA outage. https://t.co/ThS05xnM9b Tue, 14:20: A model wedding https://t.co/PqQX1Bh2pB https://t.co/of5LKvt6Bt Tue, 14:32: London Skyline https://t.co/MWdlX9OWVW Tue, 16:09: RT @timsneath: Announcing Visual Studio 2017 General Availability… and more https://t.co/LIU7eIoWWn Tue, 17:01: Install size: 40.29GB Tue, 17:13: Oooh. New Smiley incoming: https://t.co/qErJuY91bE Tue, 17:14: (any crypto tool is compromised if the underlying device is compromised) Tue, 17:16: RT @bitcrazed: AT LAAAAAAAST! 😀 https://t.co/0TVcibvAg2 Tue, 18:01: About to post a blast from the very long ago past. Tue, 18:04: 21 years ago, in 1996, I wrote a review of the first part of Visual Studio to be released: Visual J++. Here it is: https://t.co/6NWxEa3igb Tue, 18:20: RT @gcaughey: You don't have to accept Microsoft's default coding conventions. Use Editor Config to define your own. #VS2017 https://t.co/t… Tue, 20:07: Today appears to be a day to update ALL THE THINGS. Tue, 20:14: In other UPDATE ALL THE THINGS news; the new build of Teams finally lets you turn off auto-start. Tue, 20:37: Here's an Office 365 issue that's bugging me: I have a dead SharePoint instance in my Connected Services that I can't delete. Any ideas? Tue, 22:36: I see @bing is going to places I've been again today. Here's one of my pictures: Desert View in the Snow #flickr https://t.co/0J6Cws6HnD Tue, 22:38: Recent Reads: Chaos Choreography. Seanan McGuire's InCryptid books take a new turn, as Verity Price goes back to dance. Things get messy. Wed, 09:17: RT @WordMercenary: Honestly the Sam Vimes boots theory of socioeconomic unfairness is one of the simplest and best things you'll ever read… Wed, 10:02: Fascinating @xjoeduffyx keynote at #qconlondon; building rules for distributed computing. Much deep thinking around messaging architectures. Wed, 10:16: Final thought from @xjoeduffyx: "Programming clouds of machines will become as easy as programming multicore" #qconlondon Wed, 11:05: Three different books on the go at the moment. One of which is A Closed And Common Orbit. https://t.co/pL8677rix5 Wed, 11:36: From a DM: "existentialist philosophers: we get things done." Wed, 11:39: One of the fun things about #qconlondon: meeting colleagues from previous jobs you haven't seen in years. Hello ECsoft and Scient alumni! Wed, 11:50: Tilt-shift that Abbey https://t.co/AcVvNkj91R https://t.co/fRO3hZRQzI [...]



My tweets

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:00:22 GMT

Mon, 12:13: This is what we have come to with Brexit? Time to stop before things go any further. https://t.co/Setuk0I7Xq Mon, 12:19: Why do people keep using Express with node? It's such a mismatch and makes node much harder to use. Try Seneca instead. #qconlondon Mon, 12:21: RT @MasterDevwi: We just released the March update for OneNote on Windows 10 to Insider Fast! Here's what's new: https://t.co/qGbINx55i6 Mon, 12:27: RT @SebHenbest: REPOWERING: you see those little poles in the foreground? They're the 300kW turbines from 1987. The big ones are new Enerco… Mon, 14:27: RT @RandallGrahm: We like the technique so much, we are aging the entire lot of '16 Cigare Blanc in demijohns this year -either a very bril… Mon, 18:10: The bells! The bells! Mon, 18:14: @tarah At Qcon which is opposite Westminster Abbey. They are running the chimes. Most delightful! Mon, 19:13: Home again, home again. And ugh, the Tube at rush hour. Mon, 21:54: Could this be the most useful piece of conference swag ever? https://t.co/pWUrCN3yjS Mon, 22:36: @maryjofoley @thurrott You need to get MS to send you one of these: https://t.co/dRCiHu1kyN Mon, 23:15: Fun with Smith Charts. I used to have to do this for a living: https://t.co/WRb8WGSmdv Tue, 00:58: RT @richturn_ms: WOOHOO! You can now run https://t.co/4eoBFWYinW Core on #DotNetCore for Linux in Bash on Windows Subsystem for Linux! #inc… Tue, 09:36: 2017 is the 50th anniversary of software engineering. Happy birthday industry! #qconlondon Tue, 09:42: Keynote speaker describing Dijkstra as "extreme in his views" I believe that is something of an understatement. #qconlondon Tue, 09:46: Broken tube, rude passengers, no room to even breathe. Thank goodness for a @seananmcguire InCryptid book to keep my mind off things. Tue, 10:02: Running a conference and choosing swag? Read this first. It's important. https://t.co/x8DEt9J9mh Tue, 10:21: Tiny Traffic https://t.co/9mizwSWPzV https://t.co/Caa3iMyFXt Tue, 10:33: RT @le_jerriais: la raccourche = the shortcut #jerriais @StHelierJsy https://t.co/zpWtv0hKTe Tue, 10:38: One interesting observation at #qconlondon: the number of people using Visual Studio Code (and quite a few Surfaces too). Tue, 10:52: Some lawyer needs to take this to the Supreme Court: we don't need private insurance in the UK because he have publ… https://t.co/DAWLfoGp6h [...]



My tweets

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:00:15 GMT




My tweets

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 12:00:17 GMT

  • Sun, 11:32: Recent Reads: Dark Run. Mike Brooks' space opera thriller is suitably gritty. Cold war double and triple cross in the privateer spaceways.



My tweets

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 12:00:20 GMT

Fri, 15:38: It looks like our Greenwave LED bulbs are no longer supported; which makes it hard to debug the bulb that won't connect to the JENNET router Fri, 15:55: "It's easy to think of Windows 8, both client and server, as something that stands alone. And then the murders began." Fri, 15:55: I don't think the rule quite works with my books. @neilhimself @marc_laidlaw https://t.co/j7mb0m8MQ6 Fri, 16:37: Another webcast that only works in IE. #DeadBrowserWalking Fri, 17:08: The latest edition of @NightValeRadio is one of those subtle little episodes that completely changes everything you knew about Night Vale. Fri, 17:14: Builds 15048 and 15047 incoming! https://t.co/GT05alSo33 Fri, 17:35: 1735 and it's still light. Spring is coming! Spring is coming! Fri, 18:21: RT @sasub: Come ask us anything on Reddit about @azuread. If @maryjofoley is excited - you should probably be too :-) https://t.co/kpJ96WQh… Fri, 18:56: This. Read this. https://t.co/toQ5O8oCiX Fri, 18:58: Hmm. Armory Way down two lanes over the weekend? Don't think I'll be using the car this weekend. I got the Wandsworth Gyratory Blues. Fri, 19:55: RT @xamarinhq: They're baaaaack! Find a #XamarinDevDays event near you in 2017: https://t.co/7kDBdKwyW9 https://t.co/tz3J0zNNWN Fri, 21:15: Hmm. This 15048 update on my SP3 seems to have hung at "Working on updates 0%"... Fri, 21:16: I said he'd deliver... https://t.co/8lxHUz59Xo Fri, 21:45: Socialism's orphan child, Unimpressed, unreconciled Some people think I'm crazy... but I'm not Here comes the flood Here comes the flood Fri, 22:22: RT @dakami: I've always considered this finding cryptographically significant. https://t.co/V8nh3rEEuy Fri, 23:01: Macro Moss In The Rain https://t.co/D4vXIO3Z12 https://t.co/PXqDhGwrKS [...]



My tweets

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:00:17 GMT

Thu, 12:18: This World Book Day I'm dressed as a writer. Thu, 14:21: Give a high-level architect a whiteboard interview, and you'll need to have several whiteboards for all their diagrams. Thu, 14:36: RT @Hacksterio: The @Raspberry_Pi OG! @EbenUpton's first Veroboard-based prototype, circa 2006: https://t.co/Nyo1B87anc #TBT https://t.co/N… Thu, 14:39: Re that last RT: many happy years building things on Veroboard. It's odd not actually having a strip cutter in my toolkit. Thu, 14:42: Aaaaargh! In this day and age, who makes the webcast platform need Flash? I only have Edge and Chrome and neither use it by default... Thu, 15:12: This is nifty. Near-live train tracking for the UK: https://t.co/zOLaMpBH5t Thu, 16:12: Hmm. Wondering if there's a way to drive a Hue light from Microsoft Flow. Anyone tried it? Thu, 18:58: RT @timsneath: Clever little hack to get PowerShell and Command Prompt into the folder context menu: https://t.co/m97HNifzlB Thu, 20:46: Begun, the Command Line War has. Thu, 21:01: RT @getwired: The answer is indeed, "It depends." If you use pay as you go licensing, Windows Server base CALs aren't needed w/Azure Stack.… Thu, 21:16: RT @Oniropolis: Remembering that time Batman battled Rem Koolhaas... sorry, Kem Roomhaus https://t.co/K4XFdvbaVr https://t.co/JosZ7YItDz Thu, 21:20: "My kids use this thing I don't understand. Let's throw money at it." Thu, 21:48: Two days left until our Sky subscription ends. Thu, 22:46: Orwell's updated 1984 "If you want a picture of the liberal future imagine a cat purring on a human lap — forever."… https://t.co/F2eO7Kkqx8 Thu, 22:48: Hmm. @TweetenApp is crashing horribly any time I try to add an image to a tweet. Thu, 22:55: RT @samilaiho: Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Creators Update https://t.co/rAQoqAa1q0 Fri, 08:54: RT @jsnover: I'm a Tech Fellow I once typed a bad cmd deleting most of the OS sources @ Apollo I added -WHATIF & -CONFIRM in PS to help oth… Fri, 11:02: RT @ZDNet: Office 365 is clever - and sometimes just a little bit too clever https://t.co/K6WyKnNfZo by @marypcbuk Fri, 11:17: If you ring my doorbell, it turns a light on in my office. This amuses me. [...]



My tweets

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:00:24 GMT

Wed, 12:49: RT @infoworld: #Microsoft Graph simplifies working with Microsoft's numerous #cloud services #office365, by @sbisson https://t.co/TwRjFydLbQ Wed, 13:09: Cherry blossom macro https://t.co/luV8nPWmxy https://t.co/KYQ7T5bCp3 Wed, 13:09: Budding on the first day of spring https://t.co/4I0InTPKwz https://t.co/JCXFP9T0Ew Wed, 13:12: In this week's Enterprise Microsoft I delve into the Microsoft Graph and the Office 365 APIs: https://t.co/NDVvaQvZLm Wed, 13:16: Weirdly odd. Quite Flaming Lips, really. Adventure Time as prog? #NowPlaying Oczy Mlody ♫ https://t.co/jCxUCfdVs5 Wed, 13:50: RT @festrail: Sun, Sea and Steam... https://t.co/ONAd9ZkFQH St David's Day train on the F&WHR #Porthmadog #Snowdonia @LlynInfo @GoNorthWale… Wed, 14:06: Installing new light bulb; it is doing a software update. Wed, 14:23: From turning on my Mac to trying to touch the screen: less than 10s. Wed, 14:33: Jamie McKelvie's animated CHVRCHES video is a slice of Phonomancer. Music and magic. https://t.co/ls1rDM9T2V Wed, 14:47: This always puts a shiver down my spine. June Tabor adds something to the harmony. #NowPlaying Bright Morning Star … https://t.co/bPnjkcUGji Wed, 14:55: RT @tordotcom: .@ursulaleguin, Junot Diaz among inductees to the American Academy of Arts and Letters: https://t.co/cYgz4LRzF9 https://t.co… Wed, 15:05: Hmm. At some point my Band and iPhone stopped being paired. Now resyncing after quite a while... Wed, 15:35: Are there any Mongo exploits that use Flash? Wed, 18:06: RT @Windows: Windows Mixed Reality dev kits ship this month, first look at Acer Windows MR Dev Edition headset & more #GDC17 news https://t… Wed, 19:41: A rather excellent event by one of my favourite US bookshops. https://t.co/QlGmkRqLFm Wed, 20:08: For the US shift; it's time for another Enterprise Microsoft! https://t.co/lywzKpI5Gr Wed, 20:09: RT @join_scout: Is democracy broken? Brilliant political theorist & Infomocracy author Malka Older debuts in Scout's new book club. https:/… Wed, 20:49: RT @jlaity: @Jerseycoders need more mentors! If u can code Java, JS or Python & can give up some time for Jsy's digital future, pls contact… Wed, 20:54: Hmm. Calendar and Mail crashing on one of my 15046 instances. Anyone know of a fix? Wed, 21:16: Ooops. Nearly forgot to register for QCon next week... Wed, 22:35: RT @twilio: Are you a maker? We want to bring you to $bash @signalconf. Learn more here: https://t.co/IPMgO927ak https://t.co/xnryJo1LRY Wed, 23:52: RT @FG_STrim: Let's just pause a moment and appreciate this shot by USAF Senior Airman Kimberly Nagle, shall we? https://t.co/zHJLcqGO3t ht… Thu, 08:07: RT @codepo8: Visual Studio Code 1.10 (February 2017) released https://t.co/TZ69niVqQW - MiniMaps, copy with syntax highlighting, HTML DOM n… Thu, 10:55: Mmmm. The smell of freshly ground coffee in the morning. [...]