Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 17th, 2012

2200 is enough for one day.

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Programmers should be required to lose 100g of flesh for every MB their application uses.

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@mpesce How can something that processes 140-char messages use 500MB of RAM? It’s like using a dockside crane to pick up rice grains.

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RT @mpesce: It’s actually quite useable within the browser. [If you add another 2GB of RAM to run the browser, right?]

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Anyway who the fuck would want to use @TweetDeck after Twitter bought it and fucked it up so comprehensively?

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I vow that from hereon for the rest of my life I shall ridicule anyone who uses that bullshit, softcock language. AND I WILL NAME NAMES.

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“Experiencing an issue”, @TweetDeck? What does that even mean? TELL PEOPLE WTF IS HAPPENING FFS IT’S NOT THAT HARD. JUST BE, LIKE, HONEST.

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Yes, I “experience an issue” when logging into @TweetDeck . IT’S FULL OF STUPID PEOPLE WHO DON’T USE CONCRETE VERBS AND NOUNS.

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I’ll just add “assange” and “wikileaks” to my global filter now ‘cos the Wikileibers are going to be unbearable. Well, more unbearable.

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WILL YOU STOP GOING ON AND ON AND ON ABOUT JULIAN ASSANGE’S GODDAM BLOODY TELEVISION PROGRAM JUST LINK TO IT ONCE AND SHUT THE FUCK UP.

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OK, so the hashtag could have been a lot worse.

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I have been in too many different universes today and I still don’t understand four really, really important things. I’m exhausted.

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There are things in this goodie bag and I don’t even know what they are meant to be used for. Maybe best left until daylight.

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So I am not there any more, I am here instead, and I’m going through the goodie bag.

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Oh I remember that backing dancer when he worked in a very different, erm, profession.

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Ricky Lee what the fuck? I need far more and far better drugs than this!

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Still no data link from Woolloomooloo. Grrr. (There’s a problem with that hashtag?)

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Samsung commits to firmware upgrades on new models to 2017… thru $149 optional SmartEvolution board.

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I have to “de-register” the smartphone from automatically copying my photos to the cloud? Orly?

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“From the front it’s just as sexy, but it’s a little thicker.” Yeah, I’ve met ‘em.

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Typical. Can’t get a data link up from Woolloomooloo.

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It begins with Michael Richardson, VP. We are being encouraged to visit all the zines. No-one gave him the new hashtag.

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Explaining Linux to the taxi driver.

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Speaking of which, I must now go and drink alcohol while a major corporation shows me their new televisions.

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It proved remarkably easy to derail the conversation about Twitter, sexism and outrage with talk of free beer. I must remember that.

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And I mean, as long as things are cheaper for us, it really doesn’t matter what rights we trample upon to acheve it. Right, Alexander?

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I’m glad Alexander Downer found his vocation as an apologist for China. Gough Whitlam never quite mastered that. zdnet.com.au/china-lowers-a…

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RT @TheDanBarrett: Worst. Journalist. Ever. RT @stilgherrian: Turning down a free jug of beer. [True. I suck at this.]

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Thank you, @Telstra, for itemising the out-of-cap international calls I made. It’s a good reminder to use Skype more often.

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@keithpitt Well, I probably wouldn’t delete, but say something when I realised my idiocy. Could still be overnight or when sobriety strikes.

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Turning down a free jug of beer.

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@keithpitt (That’s a sincere question about the timing. It didn’t strike me as very long at all.)

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@keithpitt “Taking so long to respond”? Really? How long was it? The apology happened before I was aware of the problem.

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Note to the hard of thinking: I disapprove of self-righteous stack-on and demands for MOAR APOLOGIES. Doesn’t mean I approve of the tweet.

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@keithpitt Well that helps, I’m sure. Seriously, I think perspective is called for. Tweet deleted, apology issued. Still not enough?

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I’m so very, very glad you’ve all found some hapless soul to feel superior to this rainy Tuesday afternoon.

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Sorry who is @YorkButter, 703 followers, meant to be apologising to? 20 people who might have seen their tweet? SMEGdom generally? Bah!

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@jedro74 I’m about to go looking at all that. Stand by.

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RT @michaelneale: @mpesce aren’t they similar in economic power/size to a Australian state each? [Crewcuts? Yes, for sure.]

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OMFG SOMEONE SAID SOMETHING ON TWITTER THAT WASN’T TERRIBLY WELL THOIUGHT THROUGH THE WORLD WILL END UNLESS WE CRUCIFY THEM DO IT NOW!

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Note to self: Samsung and LG are separate companies.

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I still haven’t gotten a haircut. I’m tempted to ignore the comments of friends and just get another crewcut because I don’t have to think.

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RT @NewtonMark: If the pilot was that sleepy, he should have taken more meth. arseh.at/tnl /via @moldor

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Oh so YOU’RE responsible for Acme::ButFirst, @pjf? metacpan.org/module/Acme::B… This planet is too small… /cc @skwashd @jpwarren

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Stupid thing is, Malt Shovel Brewery, it makes me LESS likely to buy your ales. It adds the discomfort of gimmickry to the experience.

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RT @tweetingtechno: Not to mention The Chancer, which I always read as The Cancer. [That or “You’re taking a chance with this one!” Idiots.]

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I presume Malt Shovel Brewery let them mark territory in other ways too? Rubbing their face against door frames? Poo behind the potplants?

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Also, which fucktard at Malt Shovel Brewery decided that James Squire ales needed sub-branding like “Jack of Spades” and “Four Wives”?

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Hashtags are for OUR convenience, not turning our Twitterstreams into YOUR branding.

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RT @en_gy: That second one [] made me think you’re off to get an enema. [Exactly. Mind you, 3D TV and nausea… ]

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Indeed, I call for a hashtag rebellion. Sod off ! Let’s use this everning. Dump for tomorrow.

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WTF? ? ? Such lame, overly-long hashtags! FFS, vendors, keep your marketing people away from the hash(tags)!

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RT @PointZeroOne: Is Skye’s Law like Murphy’s law? @nswpolice [NFI. I don’t frame my world using tabloid news slogans.]

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Dear @nswpolice, please stop saying people were charged under “Skye’s Law”. A name is not a crime (not even mine) and they’re ALL OUR laws.

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Tue plan, revised: Lunch, yes, a decent lunch somewhere; clear email constipation; 1700+ launch in bloody Woolloomooloo.

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RT @jpwarren: I wonder what happened to the “butfirst” Perl operator someone showed off at OSDC a few years back. [I could use that!]

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Well, that was an unexpected half a day spent debugging ancient code. The week’s plans get blown away once more. Sigh.

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Yeah there’s a reason I’ve gone quiet. Grrr.

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Oh. “It doesn’t werk,” says the client. At least it’s a different bit of not werking.

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RT @mjec: s/’s “unless” operator// [Agreed.]

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Also, I think I just committed devops. Sorry.

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Programming is heaps better than journalism. You get paid a lot more, and you don’t have arseholes calling you a cunt in the comments.

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Cackling insanely as I type: ./bin/accessmaker-0.4.pl

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I dare not run it now.

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THIS IS SO COMPLETELY WRONG THAT I AM ASTOUNDED THAT I INVENTED IT AND IN FACT AM NOT SURPRISED AT ALL.

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So the Perl script traverses a directory tree, creates .htaccess based on what it discovers, with exceptions. /cc @dobes @Rubenerd @bleeters

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RT @dobes: Moar Perl! Serve it up to these young trendies, fuck with their mind! [THIS IS A MOAST VERY IMPORTANT TWEET OF ALL!]

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Using Perl’s “unless” operator. Because it’s there. And because I can.

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So, this .htaccess file is auto-generated afresh each day. By a Perl script. That I wrote, it says, on 16 May 2005. How’s that for uptime!

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RT @jonoabroad: why do people use .htaccess files rather than keeping the config in the main apache website config? [No access httpd.conf.]

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“Never learn to shear”, said my great-uncle Len. You’ll end up having to do it and it’s hard work. Ditto troubleshooting .htaccess files.

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@jedro74 Some subtlety isn’t getting to me thru the 140-char filter. Could you comment on the website? I can’t focus on this right now.

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Number of Sydney homes NOT involved in “shooting spree” last night or any time in last year: approx 1,999,990. Get a grip, people!

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@jpwarren Do you have any info (or links to same) on how the Samsung YouTube app is broken? So I sound like I know what I’m asking?

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@jedro74 (If you mean that robots.txt is not a security measure that’s obvious, discussed in the podcast, and a different issue.)

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@jedro74 You say that most confidently. You have inside information? ‘Cos Google indexed a story that robots.txt could have prevented.

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Tue plan: Minor sysadmin tasks; research for feature story most of the day; haircut; 1700+ Samsung Smart TV launch, Woolloomooloo.

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LachlanFHarris Just listened to two ABC journalists interview each other about an opinion poll funded by another media outlet. Tail, please meet dog.

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RT @TonyBarry: The ALP would be very successful, if it were a third party (via @GreenJ)

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Yes, Draw Something has suddenly become less popular (though beware, chart uses misleadling scale) businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-d…

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RT @bigjsl: At Apple, TV watches you. No, sorry, that’s Google. [Yes, I am smirking.]

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Earth’s volcanoes follow Benford’s Law too, apparently. arstechnica.com/science/news/2… HT @stubbornmule

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New blog post: “Benford’s Law applies to you, My Followers” stilgherrian.com/internet/benfo…

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RT @markwillacy: Japanese govt says all of the country’s 54 nuclear reactors will be off line from 6 May [That’s 23% of Japan’s power.]

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MT @bigjsl: How could Apple do a TV when they hate buttons on a remote? [Apple tells you what you want to watch, and you watch it.]

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The view from Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” (1954) assembled into one timelapse scene. vimeo.com/37120554 Ping @ApostrophePong

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“Yet another OSX/Java Trojan spotted in the wild”, wrote @R_Chirgwin the other day (I’m slow). theregister.co.uk/2012/04/15/new…

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RT @jeamland: Is there an Emergency Duck theme song? Because there should be. [There isn’t, and I agree that there should be.]

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New blog post, belated: “Weekly Wrap 97: Facebook, Instagram and emergency duck” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/we…

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@lenier @BernardKeane @abctech @edhusicMP The amount of secrecy Apple wraps itself in is insane. About time they were called out on it.

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So @stubbornmule has shown, with charts, that you people what follow me on Twitter follow Benford’s Law. stubbornmule.net/2012/04/benfor…

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I think this photo of William J Clinton is rather classy though, @ozdj. i.imgur.com/qyrr5.jpg HT @johnthelutheran

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RT @ozdj: Few things scream “I’m all style!” quite like a Glomesh cigarette pack holder.

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It just suddenly started raining quite hard in Lilyfield. Quite hard indeed. And the forecast says it’ll rain for two days now.

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RT: “Patch Monday” podcast: “Avoiding your own Logies leak moment” with @skwashd zdnet.com.au/avoiding-your-…

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“Herald Sun sorry for Logies leak” writes @smh, quoting some ill-informed arsehat at the end. smh.com.au/entertainment/…

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