Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 2nd, 2008

Total of 7251 nominations for Aust 2020 Summit.

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“Unix is computer-scientology, not computer science.” [smirks]

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@ssharwood Is there something in the nature of Sundays which triggers nostalgia, I wonder? I think I had a dialix account too.

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@kcarruthers Ditto here. Started on the Internet thru apanix.apana.org.au on a 2400-baud SLIP dial-up from some early Mac. Fat Mac, I think.

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@kcarruthers Yep, a nice reminder that with all the hype about Unix/Linux it’s really a godawful kludge. And it runs my Macs.

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Reading “The UNIX-HATERS Handbook” from 1994. Debunking a religion. http://tinyurl.com/ag3f

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@Fifikins Welcome to following my every move, O Unknown Stalker!

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Emerges. Peers around. Notes world is still there. Puts on kettle.

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“White House wants to end Gaza bloodshed.” http://tinyurl.com/2j2xtj Bet those in Gaza want to as well.

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Cleaners, due 0900, still haven’t arrived. Monday continues to descend into Chaos. All hail Eris. Bitch.

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@Fifikins Merit awards for handwriting? Have them for horse-shoeing and flint-knapping as well?

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@bck Hardly surprised. Boing Boing “most widely read blog”, Slashdot home of the feral geeks who think they’re leading-edge.

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Monday plan: Plod at my desk while awaiting Friday’s shipment. Strangle at least two clients. And it’s not even 9am. Listen to kookaburras.

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Emerging into the world of “becoming fine and sunny”. [stretches] Watching “Threads” last night was none too cheerful.

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How to Start Your Own Country in 4 Easy Steps: http://tinyurl.com/2btr8q

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@bck obsoleletskills.com has just been Boing Boing’d.

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“Threads” 1984 UK docudrama about nuclear war. Entire film. http://tinyurl.com/yqru6m

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“Plan 9 from Outer Space”, that is. Must. Improve. Typing.

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“Plan from Outer Space” entire movie! http://tinyurl.com/rnrtc

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@Nickhodge Indeed. And now it’ll be very interesting to see who the panel composition turns out. Beware if @mpesce and me in same panel! ;)

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“Multiple names on many application forms” means people couldn’t actually read the forms. FAIL.

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