Simon Bisson (sbisson) wrote,
Simon Bisson

My tweets

  • Tue, 13:22: RT @marypcbuk: @WindowsPhoneUK we call it #minion versus #Oreo @sbisson
  • Tue, 14:14: Writing about AI and getting to read up on Chomsky's deep grammar. Living the life.
  • Tue, 14:21: Trying to remember just why the universal translator in the Pohl/Williamson books was the Pmal. I know it was after Linebarger. But why?
  • Tue, 14:21: ISTR that Linebarger did some early work on deep grammars, but can I find a reference? Anyone able to help?
  • Tue, 14:50: Interesting to note that OneDrive is an iOS 8 cloud storage option. Wonder if Office will get other cloud storage options in future.
  • Tue, 14:55: Recent Rereads: The Wake. Neil Gaiman wraps up Sandman appropriately with a funeral, a desert and a play. Always go out with a play.
  • Tue, 15:17: Language constructs move from academia to commercial all the time. They have to prove value, just like any technology transfer.
  • Tue, 15:18: Language design is the purest form of computer science: building new abstractions.
  • Tue, 16:17: Aaargh. PR pitch on Unicode variables in Swift as a security risk. No. IDE feature, variables tokenised on compile. In Visual Studio too...
  • Tue, 16:27: RT @paulxharris: Stop what you are doing. Put down the phone. Summer is here. The Alaskan bear cam is back and nothing else matters. http:/…
  • Tue, 16:43: So true, la vie de journalism:
  • Tue, 18:21: RT @vibronet: The v1 of the Graph Library is out! Head to for a great overview #AzureAD
  • Tue, 19:01: Delivering iOS and Android touch versions of the Office apps before Wiindows allows MS to refine the experience based on usage patterns.
  • Tue, 19:02: Microsoft is becoming a lot more like Amazon or Facebook; willing to fail fast to learn new things. Not surprising, really.
  • Tue, 19:07: Finishing up a piece on Microsoft's AI research. Fascinating work going on in MSRC, needs hyperscale to work. Oh look, Bing.
  • Tue, 19:26: (I shouldn't laugh at the Aussie with the terrible cold on the radio)
  • Tue, 19:56: Angry robin is angry. I mean, REALLY angry.
  • Tue, 23:40: It's not often you get to write about deep grammar, Noam Chomsky, and AI. But when you do, it's fun.
  • Wed, 00:19: Macro pixels. Trying out a macro lens on a #lumia1020.
  • Wed, 10:45: The rise of CYOD: back to the company from the user, back to more devices on the networks.
  • Wed, 11:15: Surface on Delta will save 1.2 million gallons of fuel a year, #businesstransformed
  • Wed, 11:18: Chris Weber, Microsoft's head of mobile device sales: "Lumia 930 in UK wil include the wireless charging pad"
  • Wed, 11:20: RT @JamesWallis: Seriously, Ken Campbell's daughter is crowdfunding a play about her dad's most infamous play, about the Illuminati https:/…
  • Wed, 11:46: It would be good for the industry if companies like Microsoft implemented panel gender parity at their events.
  • Wed, 11:55: Today's lesson: it is totally proper to make Heyer tech jokes.
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