Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 10th, 2009

@natecochrane What a coincidence! “The Man Who Prevented WWIII” http://bit.ly/16317U is what I was just reading about! http://bit.ly/pi7w0

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Refreshing my knowledge of certain aspects of Australian copyright law. Before 8am Sunday. What is wrong with me?

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Lessig’s “Against Transparency” on “open govt” perils. More nuanced than I’d guessed. http://bit.ly/3wHFN9

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Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff’s latest on Rupert. The old guy doesn’t get it. http://bit.ly/yOuRK HT various.

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Mind you, my “non-serious” Saturday includes reading a CIA monograph, “A Cold War Conundrum: The 1983 Soviet War Scare”. http://bit.ly/pi7w0

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@theburgerman Excellent. As long as I’ve defused the discussion, which is overly serious for a Saturday. Or something.

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@theburgerman ‘The hand that filled the parchment page built the city.’ Really? Isn’t it more like http://bit.ly/M00pL ?

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@BiteTheDust “What about emergencies?” is an argument for redundant connectivity and power, not of transmission methods.

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Digital radio ‘a waste of time’, says Domenic Carosa. http://bit.ly/2Pknat Yes, I said that in May. http://bit.ly/S9vUl

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also, in France, the “Brotherhood of Goat Meat Eaters Festival” is held in November. http://bit.ly/17qWwS

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@SnarkyPlatypus Speaking of episodes for the Future Unspecified Project, here’s a lesbian-owned goat farm to rent. http://bit.ly/10Akem

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@jeffsonstein How did I find that story? It’s reached the point where people just SEND me things.

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@mpesce Why is ANONYMOUS in all-caps? Apart from their deep sense of insecurity and ireelevance, that is?

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@BiteTheDust You are so correct. I will indeed like the Flathead Valley Police Blotter. http://bit.ly/1yKEuO

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“One gay man, two lesbians, a three-legged cat and a poisoned curry plot.” http://bit.ly/107Iy3

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@unsungsongs No, the Internet isn’t based on Neal Stephenson! It’s more a clichéd re-work of a couple eps of The Two Ronnies.

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@RickyMaveety It’s not so much that I’m a slow reader, it’s just that I have to keep turning it sideways to see the fold-out pictures.

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Fark! I’m NEVER going to finish reading this Internet! It’s even longer than a Neal Stephenson novel!

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Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 rules for writing a short story. http://bit.ly/CEqLG

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@SnarkyPlatypus En anglais: I have spent the morning improving the knowledge of the citizenry using witty anecdotes.

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@unsungsongs Indeed, the “Stateline” story on Renew Newcastle is a very positive summary. http://bit.ly/H4iLw

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Hmmm… I haven’t been out of the house since Friday, and even then it was just to get milk from the corner shop. Roll on thunderstorms!

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@SnarkyPlatypus Perhaps you need to plan some sort of recreation which will leave you unable to walk for six hours.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The ankle is a worry. It it getting better at all? Can I offer some long-distance remedies?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. J’attends patiemment les orages qui sont prévus pour aujourd’hui. Et vous?

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@mediahunter @andrewbarnett @HyperBrendan @philhenley I can see someone doing a PhD here, writing a taxonomy of Geocities outrages.

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Sydney’s Kings Cross has been encased in knitwear. http://bit.ly/dBWbU and http://bit.ly/1UnKdi

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@mediahunter I agree. We need to save pages like http://bit.ly/VH1bE for future generations. They will stand in awe.

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“The Oldest Living Things in the World”: Rachel Sussman travels the world to show us. http://bit.ly/45lHh6

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LIFE: “30 Dumb Inventions”. Really, 30 sarcastic captions. http://bit.ly/qSr8Q

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No, Americans do NOT want tailored advertising online, even less so when told how it works. http://bit.ly/E5qwi

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The Electro-Plasmic Hydrocephalic Genre-Fiction Generator 2000 makes writers’ chores a breeze! http://bit.ly/3Uqe17

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