Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @stilgherrian ever

March 2012

I was confused, @SnarkyPlatypus @purserj. I thought “a celebratory run of the Iron Lady” sounded vaguely sexual.

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Gosh. Monday is the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands…

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Old blog post with important instructional video, should you like bunnies. stilgherrian.com/arts/kill_choc…

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Stabbing myself in the face. With the big hand.

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sweden Swedish sheep say ‘Bää’ , what does the sheep in your country say?

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As an aside, @NewtonMark is the trolliest troll-faced troll that ever trolled from trolldom.

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Networks, docks, sync buttons… If James Cook had tried to follow this sort of advice he’d have never made it to Tahiti.

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BTW, that was not a request for technical advice on how to configure hardware and networks to tell the time.

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I am receiving tweets indicating that people have forgotten how to work alarm clocks.

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Why all this speculation over whether iPhones will auto-change at the end of Daylight Saving? Wait four hours and you’ll know.

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I’d like to congratulate @QPSmedia once more for bringing some much-needed lightheartedness to their less serious police information.

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RT @nanopunk: FUUUUUU Roosters. Going around, messing up my tips. Pricks. [, see also twitter.com/RealNickHodge/… I think.]

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@michaelneale @R_Chirgwin (You shouldn’t try to bluff me on the law relating to SEKRIT video cameras. Um, allegedly.)

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@michaelneale @R_Chirgwin Wrong law. See “protected info” definition s44. Try NSW Surveillance Devices Act 2007 sect 8. austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/c…

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@R_Chirgwin Tea Tree Cottage isn’t for sweet old ladies! It’s for hot young couples bonking the weekend away! Evict them now!

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RT @deanog: Obligatory tweet [NEEDS MORE NAZIS!]

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@saline I know, Ma’am, but as we know, nothing can beat the power of a 32-page advertising supplement. Well, once upon a time…

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@timwattsau @R_Chirgwin If you like, I’ll head down to the cottages with a stick and make sure they turn back on our solar-powered lighting?

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Oh. That’s two tweets mentioning Fairfax. One must have “balance”. So what next? Two about Murdochland and then slag of some random indies?

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David Salter on the history of , a Fairfax promotional campaign. crikey.com.au/2012/03/29/his…

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Next to the phrase “Fairfax’s long-serving relationship columnist” is a name I’ve never consciously seen before. Unconcerned.

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RT @mikko: It’s March 31st and the internet is running just fine. As expected, no signs whatsoever of . [@mikko jinxes it.]

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RT @evilsnoofy: Dear Arnotts, there is seriously nowhere enough red and green bits on the top of BBQ shapes these days. Lift your game.

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A quiet evening reading and slothing for me. Exhausted after the last few days. I may well tweet what I’m reading to show my lameness.

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@jkerrison That’s close to blame-the-user. Where has industry spelled it out in simple language? @abcmarkscott @BernardKeane @jilliancyork

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Noticing all the bruises.

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RT @jplonie: mouthing off at the pub after 8 pints isn’t a speaking engagement.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: @stilgherrian Statement and not question. [That’s correct, yes.]

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Hmmm… That’s three speaking engagements in the next two months. I’m really becoming one of those tossers, aren’t I…

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RT Sydney Writers Festival. “iSpy”: privacy and total surveillance. Me in conversation with @TommyTudehope. Sun 20/5. swf.org.au/component/opti…

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@garthk Sounds all well and good if you’re 1. starting from scratch 2. have N installations to do where N is probably > 3.

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@ForsakenDAemon I remember that post, and agreed with it. The guys from 37signals make a similar point. Want profit? Charge money!

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@iain_chalmers The swamp wallaby was sighted this morning about 10m from the house. I’ve heard them at night, never seen them before.

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Oops, forget I spoke, @Nicholosophy, I had a PHP version brainfart in my brain.

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“Will you always be a free site? Yes, we will never charge you for the service… How will you make money? Volume.”

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RT @transceiverfreq: downtofax.com Chatroulette for fax machines. You’re welcome humans. [HT @m1k3y]

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Sat plan, Part B: Potter around Rosella Cottage and environs in an attempt to de-stress after an annoying end to the week. Oh, a weekend.

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More Dreamhost cleverness. Default setting is PHP 5.2.x? Bonus! Let’s just put knives on car dashboards, facing the driver. FFS!

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@garthk If I had the faintest idea how to parse that sentence into something I understood, I would.

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WTF? “US House declines to block employers demanding Facebook passwords” nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/03/30/us-… HT @IdentityWoman

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I’m reliably informed that what I saw this morning was a swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swamp_wal…

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Less money in my wallet than there should be. :(

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RT @JackLScanlan: Atheists love taking photos of strange caterpillars. pic.twitter.com/EPKf3l4y [Probably but…]

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A special place in Hell is reserved for “systems administrators” who don’t clean up after themselves nor document what they do.

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Well, the website is back online, without redirects to fake anti-virus scams, but without a major function ‘cos I suspect that’s the way in.

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RT @infoholic: @stilgherrian I suppose now would not the best time to mention that it’s . [Guessed it in one.]

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Oh of course Dreamhost’s restore-from-backup failed because it couldn’t find any backups. “Sorry, but it’s not guaranteed.” Yeah, I noticed.

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RT @bleeters: @stilgherrian no sed or awk? UNFOLLOW! [I didn’t want to boast…]

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My dearest friends this morning: grep, diff, md5sum.

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@PacketNetworks This is the problem I face. WordPress was patched, and all plugins up to date. I think I know which plugin is to blame too.

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@PacketNetworks Fortunately the db is backed up OK separately and the static files are very few in number.

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@PacketNetworks If Dreamhost’s “friendly backup robot” ever delivers the files, yes. Meanwhile I’ll strip content and rebuild as a Plan B.

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Breakfast done. Back to the joys of disinfecting this site. However The Plan looks likely to work reasonably well.

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Another 10 milion Visa and MasterCard records stolen? Ho hum. ;) blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2…

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@SmurfingBeer By “legacy” I mean the client bought a business whose hosting was at Dreamhost, and it’s still there.

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Right. I have a recovery plan sketched in my head. Now for breakfast, flesh out said plan, then execute it. Then improve the backup system.

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I do “love” the way this nasty little infection is auto-reinfecting when you try to fix anything. Very clever, these bastards.

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RT @ozdj: : because sometimes you want to do something even more futile than adding a Twibbon to your avatar. [Oh, yes!]

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@jplonie “A lot”? No, I just get called when it happens. This is only the second time since you’ve known me, the first was a legacy site.

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I’m sure there ARE legitimate businesses operating out of Kiev. By accident, if for no other reason.

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RT @sylmobile: PHP: The hacker’s API. [Cruel. But fair.]

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I’m not taking that bet, @caseyjohnellis, I reckon I can name the plugin. Got pwned hours after posting on its support forum… in Kiev.

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Yep, a bunch of WordPress PHP files have a shiteload of obfuscated PHP at the front end. So far the MO matches community.websense.com/blogs/security…

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Here we go. wp-content/uploads has innocuous-looking directory slideshow-gallery-pro containing shirtloads of obfuscated PHP. Blam. Gone.

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Starting on the investigation. We seem to have a nicely infected WordPress site that’s hosted, thanks to legacy arrangements, at Dreamhost.

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A wallaby/kangaroo was skulking 10m from the house, but disappeared into the scrub as soon as I moved to open the door for a closer look.

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Sat plan, part A: Disinfect a client website; develop plan part B.

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Hello, Saturday. This’ll be fun. Not.

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OH: “I don’t like other people thinking.”

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Not in the mood for shit jokes.

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I’d hoped to have a relaxing break before my 1715 medico appointment, but the effing hackers have decided otherwise. Despite being patched.

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Old blog post: “Leena Jangjanya (ลีนา จังจรรจา) is the most beautiful, most sexy woman in all of Thailand.” stilgherrian.com/politics/unrel…

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RT @Pollytics: The old “Hanging curtains naked, fell and got a potato stuck up my bum” trick bit.ly/qZtb0v (via @lucethoughts ) o_O

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@tweettomnow Or here’s El Reg’s version, yes theregister.co.uk/2012/01/17/sec… NSA Security Enhanced (SE) Android.

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DSD has certified iPhones and iPads for classified govt info up to PROTECTED. iOS 5 hardening guide at dsd.gov.au/publications/i…

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SEKRIAT briefing complete. I now have a view and a power outlet and an ale. Time to sort out the remaiing tasks for the day.

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Arriving at Central station.

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GrogsGamut So in the past year, volume of data downloaded has gone from 91% via fixed line to 93% via fixed line. Yeah NBN not needed…

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@Paul_e_neuman Oddly enough, I don’t control the speed of the train.

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Hurtling through Wentworthville at 120km per hour, which is the best way to do it.

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@lukehopewell @zdnetaustralia @dobes We’re back discussing the gravity of the situation, the dimensions of which we simply don’t understand.

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@zdnetaustralia But, if you can add a third metaphor, that’d be WIN!

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@zdnetaustralia Those train wrecks are terrible when they happen in shallow water…

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pisscop HELLO FELLOW HUMAN TEENS I HEARD THE COOLEST PLACE FOR US TEENS TO HANG OUT IS The Colossal Pillar of Wasp Eggs LETS GO DO NOT BRING WEAPONS

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Tell ‘em “Underground” is about early-90s hacker scene ho hum. Tell ‘em Assange worked on it OMFG HOW CAN I HELP DO YOU WANT MY PANCREAS!

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The Rolling Stone article “Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy” turns out not be what I thought it might have been.

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Crossing the Nepean.

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@TommyTudehope It should be a fun discussion! I daresay we should meet up beforehand but there’s plenty of time for that.

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@caseyjohnellis Oh hang on. I’m already well past Springwood. Doh!

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@caseyjohnellis I’ll keep an eye open for the traffic problem and tweet details if I can see it from the train. Ta for the heads-up.

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RT: Sydney Writers Festival. “iSpy”: privacy and total surveillance. Me in conversation with @TommyTudehope. Sun 20/5. swf.org.au/component/opti…

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lukehopewell “Underground” movie is based on the book of the same name by Suelette Dreyfus. They need an Amstrad PC 1512. sally.addinsall@gmail.com RT!

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Oh dear. I was in a bit of a mood when I wrote that, wasn’t I! I should’ve entered that into an award or something.

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NBN cost comparison from Economist Intelligence Unit. technologyspectator.com.au/analysis/daily… Me on the last one. crikey.com.au/2011/10/11/tur… /cc @HarrisonPolites

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@Pollytics Thank you, Sir. That’s the one. And @AusLawReform was even quicker off the mark than you were!

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“Proposed draft terms,” eh? Love it!

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RT @AusLawReform: Draft Copyright TOR are here: bit.ly/GWtRi3 [See, Twitterwhinging helps. Thanks. Also @kerryjcom @micm12]

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Attorney-General says the draft terms of reference for the review of copyright exceptions are on her website. Buggered if I can find ‘em.

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@freerangewolf Oh I’m not approaching this as political / parliamentary. It’s just unacceptable behaviour. I don’t care what their job is.

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Mobile: Cab to Wentworth Falls; time for a snack, in theory; 1131 train to Sydney.

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I think I need a long hot shower now.

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So, the folks RTing this journalist “double life” as a stripper story, that passes the public interest test how, exactly?

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@PeterPhelpsMLC The very next words to come out of your mouth will simply reveal the nature of your character as a person. That’s the issue.

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@PeterPhelpsMLC No. When a man’s behaviour is completely unacceptable you don’t walk way. You call him out on it. And you cross the line.

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“Are you going to cuff me?” “Do we have to?” “Physical violence is the least of my priorities.”

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I wanted to HT who tweeted that link a while back, but I can’t find it now. Sorry.

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‘Arrested Drunk Man Sings “Bohemian Rhapsody” In Its Entirety In Back Of Police Car’ is what it says on the tin. deadspin.com/5897507/arrest…

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Fri plan: Client web project management; train to Sydney TBA; SEKRIT meeting; 1715 medico; TGIF; train back, in all likelihood, late.

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I don’t think I’ve ever gosled anybody.

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@Dom_Innate I know I’m out of touch, but I don’t know what “ryan gosling” is. Sounds like a few drinks are needed first? /cc @TommyTudehope

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Sydney Writers Festival. “iSpy”: privacy and total surveillance. Me in conversation with @TommyTudehope. Sun 20/5. swf.org.au/component/opti…

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@PeterPhelpsMLC I’m not trying to entertain, amuse, score points. We’ve never met, I know nothing about you. You are simply way out of line.

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@PeterPhelpsMLC Your behaviour is beyond the pale. Controversial != being a prick. It’s not a complainant’s job to amuse you. /cc @kathoc

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Most immature males figure out such behaviour is wrong when they’re 14yo. @PeterPhelpsMLC’s excuse? Hasn’t grown up? Only just got online?

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I haven’t read @STurkle’s recent work, but “Life on the Screen” explains why @PeterPhelpsMLC imagines his behaviour is acceptable. It’s not.

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Usually when people behave like @PeterPhelpsMLC it’s a theory-of-mind defect, forgetting he’s talking to people, no matter what the medium.

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Apparently @PeterPhelpsMLC reckons “It’s Twitter” is an excuse to behave like a pig. @STurkle would have a field day. beginrant.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/beg…

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RT: Blog post: “Talking NBN rollout on ABC Local Radio”: audio of last night’s chat with @domknight. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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Friedday. Now, to see what scheduling might be possible.

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@NewtonMark @LiamT I’m still back laughing at the “asleep at the switch” comment. Cruel.

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This is the software NBNCo used to plan the rollout, apparently. biarri.com/tools_fiber_op…

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@NewtonMark @LiamT Well, Liam’s been following this one. But it does seem to be all-ISC. Then again, ACMA liaises with our ISPs. [shrug]

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@corduroy @decryption Thank you. I don’t think I explained the Coalition’s plan well, but then my job was to explain today’s announcement.

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New blog post: “Talking NBN rollout on ABC Local Radio”: audio of tonight’s chat with @domknight. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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@corduroy Awww… Please wait at least 30 minutes before misrepresenting me. Or is that swimming after lunch?

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Well, that’s the evening radio done. Not sure if I made sense, but I’ll stick the audio online shortly.

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On hold for @domknight @702sydney and around NSW/ACT. I’ll be on after The Beatles, streamed from abc.net.au/sydney/

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I’m talking NBN and iCode cutoffs with @domknight on @702sydney and local radio NSW at 2110, stream at abc.net.au/sydney/

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@neerav I tried watching the first ep of Planet Word but got annoyed. Linguistics blogs have said it fails to sort consensus from radical.

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@ataraxite Oh the writing plods along, and now they let me talk in front of people. I’ll have more to say on that tomorrow.

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That’s Mr Kaczynski to you, you disrespectful pricks.

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Pleased to hear that @domknight is advocating book-burning.

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@manaz_d Ta for that. I’m guessing my message for @domknight and audience tonight is that analysis ain’t instant.

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Has anyone actually done ANY analysis of the NBN rollout plan, as opposed to fact-free party-political talking points? THAT’S what I’d like.

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It’s true, Tucker’s Law really does look better in cross-stitch. twitpic.com/1bxol1

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Also add rather a lot of thunder and lightning to the mix.

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Seriously pissing down, actually.

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Il pleut. Finally. And quite heavily.

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RT @domknight: Sorry - NSW/ACT only ;) [Oh. Yes. Brainfart my end. Sorry, I knew that. But I’ll plug the internet feed in due course.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus “First conceived in a Goldman Sachs research report” is your answer there.

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“Thatcher’s deregulation of the market led to class war, video nasties, Bananarama. We told you. You wouldn’t listen.” guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/…

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BRICS “an artificial bloc built on a catchphrase” nytimes.com/2012/03/27/opi…

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So, I just agreed to talk NBN rollout and iCode infected computer cutoffs with @domknight on ABC Local Radio nationally at 2110 or so.

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@johnthelutheran Apparently, and this may come as a shock, the internet extends beyond England, and there’s many papers named @thetimes.

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“Prime Minister Gillard today warmly welcomed President Bongo and his delegation to Australia.” I can’t read any more.

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@leslienassar You’re the one at the 5-star hotel, get your own effing tacos! /cc @quietdiscourse

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@bleeters @LiamT Why surprise? iCode has been public, reported on from the very beginning. Get your infected shit off the internet, people!

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Yes, of course your tacos will be delivered by robot helicopter. Der. tacocopter.com HT @quietdiscourse

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“ACMA: 10,000 malware infected Aussies to be cut-off from internet July 9”, writes @LiamT cso.com.au/article/420020…

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ACMA cleverly scheduled their “We’re gonna cut you off!” announcement against the NBN rollout plan. How to bury yourself, what?

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RT @timehhh: Shorter Turnbull: “We don’t like this NBN roll-out at all, but also it should be happening faster”. Oh, OK then. [Snerk!]

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Ah, I love PR firms’ emails to “**SAVE THE DATE” (with asterisks!) that don’t mention whether the event is lunchtime, evening or what.

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I think I may do an explanatory voiceover for that video, to answer @craigthomler and other’s questions.

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“NBN Three Year Rollout” video. youtube.com/watch?v=-bcfcw… Unimpressed. Not a data viz. Gibson desert, Sydney shown as equal density! What a wank.

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“Conroy plans filter ‘surprise’ announcement”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com.au/conroy-plans-f…

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Sudden serious fatigue.

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Quick quick quick, @ABCNews24! You haven’t been a vulture for nearly an hour! Yes! Back to repetitive intrusion on a family’s grief! FFS!

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Mind you, I do suppose we need to explain that the 3-year plan in a 9-year project only contains 1/3 of the total. OMFG ARITHMETICK!

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Yeah, @ABCNews24, let’s leave the media conference, what I tuned in for, to watch… what? A journalist repeat what we just heard. Bah!

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I see @ABCNews24 is still playing vulture. Fucking disgusting. FFS give a stressed-out and now apparently grieving family a break!

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RT @joshgnosis: It begins instagr.am/p/IvCXWMFCGU/ [Oh, well, THAT makes me wish I’d gone to Sydney for the event! That’s SPESHUL!]

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Oh, and I’ve stopped writing because it turns out there wasn’t a news story there. Much as I love my friends at the FBI.

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Goo Goo Dolls live in concert? Oddly enough, even that isn’t enough to persuade me to cross an ocean.

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OK, I’m starting to write now. With luck, one fewer editor will hate me today.

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Thank you, @martinwalsh, for the reminder that Klout is nought but a gimmick. Me on this previously, with references: technologyspectator.com.au/emerging-tech/…

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I see the search for a missing child not yours has become recreation for TV-equipped proles today. You should be thoroughly ashamed.

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Maybe there’s a hidden bonus. Maybe we could drop the fuckin’ thing on Jeff Koons and all his arasehat enablers.

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I should also point out that’s not a “train” (sequence of cars) but a locomotive. Without its tender. But, like, fuck accuracy.

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Jeff Koons is a tosser.

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RT @ozdj: Awesome sign in the lift is awesome. twitpic.com/92ks2a [It’s about time someone took some responsibility, yes.]

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To be clear, @andrew_hedge @elronxenu, I could get said Accreditation. I’ve just not got one (yet). Don’t cover head of govt/state stuff.

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I’ll start writing soon. I’m hoping that some food will make me feel less dreadful shortly.

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“National Media Accreditation” being the pre-screened “real media” and “security cleared” status to keep out the ratbags.

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Good thing I didn’t bother with Sydney for NBN rollout announcement. Ranga-in-Chief is taking over. National Media Accreditation now needed.

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True, @vealmince, media releases that begin ‘Arsehat Pty Ltd, a leading provider of…’ deserve a special type of derision too.

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Thu plan, unordered: Write for @zdnetaustralia; SEKRIT call left over from yesterday; client web project management; cook all the things.

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At least the Pirate Party in Berlin’s parliament is showing some sense. Pony Time FTW. equestriadaily.com/2011/12/berlin…

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A “washing machine” has a “motherboard diagnostic code”, @paulwallbank? Then it’s ridiculously over-engineered. This planet is so fucked.

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WTF @rubikfinancial? Firms not allowed to tender unless they’re in the Magic Quadrant? How about we get the next ship off this planet?

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SnarkyPlatypus Whenever people mention “social marketing”, I picture my friends trying to advertise brands to me and me bitchslapping them for it.

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I’m willing to modify that viewpoint if people tell me it was ever a vital purchase decider, not price, performance, features etc.

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Dear PR People, no-one gives a toss about your client in Gartner’s Magic Fucking Quadrant. Lead with that, I press delete. Always.

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@JonDeeOz Tell the companies your no junk mail sign is being ignored. They will tell the distributor. Two strikes they get sacked.

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Fursday, and unimpressed.

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@thesydneymag “Issue”? Surely you mean “problem”, or “failure”. Issue is such a wet euphemism.

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So, if I can just get all these policies straight in my head, nannies are colourless and weightless?

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I have restored the gift of Fire to Rosella Cottage. And nothing significant exploded.

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OK, DSP at the ready…

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Replacing the safety chain. You’re welcome.

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Not fucking it up, mostly.

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This process has an oddly sexual component.

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Left-hand thread, right?

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How come the full gas bottle is so much heavier? If @TonyAbbottMHR has taught us anything, it’s that gases are weightless.

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