Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 2012

@mpesce @ApostrophePong If they stop selling triangular cushions they only need 4500 stalls.

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Chatuchak on Pitt St? Wonder what the mark-up will be. Ping @ApostrophePong instagr.am/p/SpAk59CFtY/

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Suddenly considering the relative flexibility of different parliamentarians.

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@Drag0nista @btckr Sorry, are we talking about parliament again?

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I am about to wander out into a humid Sydney afternoon in search of a late lunch.

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RT @Drag0nista: How about one of these instead bit.ly/11n605H [Elegant, but I’ve found that cats ignore what YOU want them to use.]

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RT @Drag0nista: We asked ourselves: why does a cat scratcher have to look like a cat scratcher? bit.ly/uPplwH [$395? Hahahaha sure!]

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Excellent. I’m covering next Friday’s “Privacy in the 21st Century” conference at UTS. Looks fascinating. law.uts.edu.au/comslaw/confer…

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Fri plan, updated: Re-work client email templates (now, urgent); consider “Patch Monday” podcast options; 1730 TGIF-related activities.

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RT @walkleys: @BernardKeane: citizen journalism is a myth of pajama-clad bloggers [Smirks]

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“‘I Am A Brand,’ Pathetic Man Says” theonion.com/articles/i-am-… HT Brand @leslienassar

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QPSmedia Police Media is still having email issues. Journos, please call through your requests today. Or send them via carrier pigeon. Either/or.

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@traagsmahal Except, of course, that a postie is an employee of a common carrier and is protected against such things.

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“Tor operator charged for child porn transmitted over his servers” arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…

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“Online Service Offers Bank Robbers for Hire,” and why not? krebsonsecurity.com/2012/11/online…

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@rycrozier @R_Chirgwin @joshgnosis Thank you. It was a rather lovely time watching those ducks. There’s plenty of critters by the river.

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Fri plan, draft: Writing (for who?); lunch (where?); organise “Patch Monday” podcast; 1730 TGIF; evening TBA.

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RT @R_Chirgwin: @stilgherrian twitpic.com/bhlcf0 ping @NewtonMark [If you think I’d copy-paste a response to this sign you’re dreaming.]

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RT @jeamland: @stilgherrian images.ctv.ca/archives/CTVNe… [This is also a good sign, and one that may match my mood later today. Thank you.]

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RT @NewtonMark: @stilgherrian pic.twitter.com/XgwvqN8G [This is a good sign, and one that matches my mood today. Thank you.]

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Too tired and sweaty to be around people. Heading to a hidey-hole.

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Thanks to the IIA for a pleasant cruise. Sorry I was a bit quiet.

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We are back at the wharf.

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We seem to be approaching some sort of bridge… instagr.am/p/SmjpbTCFvv/

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OH: “I’m going to drink this beer as fast as I can.”

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I hope it’s cooled off a bit out there.

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OK, I need to brave the heat again and head to the wharf and board the boat for the Internet Industry Association’s Habour Policy Party.

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RT @Bowenchris: Today I signed a Work and Holiday Agreement with Uruguay bit.ly/SuJweX [So will you be fruit-picking or bartending?]

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RT @Pollytics: 13 minutes to the Clivetastic presser too [Less that 10 minutes now.]

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RT @dobes: Let’s dig up Menzies and see what group of assholes he identifies with most. [Yes. And then eat him. ]

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Apparently we should be patting and stroking @theburgerman now.

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RT @Pollytics: Alfred Deakin - to demonstrate that he really has rolled in his grave over all the arsehats that do things evoking his name

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RT @jeamland: Harold Holt. Because I like futile endeavours. [Also nominated by @RatbagsDotCom. ]

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He thinks he’s a bit special.

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RT @darrenpauli: Hawke because youtube.com/watch?v=o5mBSh… [Yeah, look, I didn’t think I needed to spell out that they had to be dead… ]

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So which former political leader do YOU think should be dug up and re-examined, and why?

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@darrenpauli You are just ruining the internet for people. You do know that, don’t you?

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OH: “Woooooooo!”

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Just checking, you’re still not allowed to shoot these people, right? Asking for a friend.

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You don’t have to be brain-dead to get a job at King St Wharf. No, really. FFS.

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RT @firstdogonmoon Tony has wild and dark moments! [I would like to see them.]

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jason_a_w “TED Talks are designed to make people feel good about themselves; to flatter them and make them feel clever” bit.ly/Vfh7Os

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Oh yes, @Prohairetic, don’t study journalism to get on TV. Become a chef. Preferably from an acceptable ethnic minority.

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Wandering over to the @Uber_Sydney launch. It’s at Establishment, but it isn’t besuited bogans and hope-to-be trophy wives at this hour.

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Oh. So our national broadcaster’s limited funds will continue to be pissed away on fucking game shows? Not happy.

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“We’re very sorry to hear that, ma’am. Thank you for your time.” notalwaysworking.com/its-a-femme-fa…

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@ssharwood It wouldn’t be the first time someone’s been found face down in the dessert. So I’m told.

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At this time I choose to make certain arrangement, and then slowly make way way into the CBD.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Il ya servantes pour de telles tâches. Je ne me mêle avec les détails.

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SquigglyRick Strewth gold: “… Martin Ferguson, speaking reassuringly in sentences that appeared to have been reassembled by air-crash investigators.”

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Nous sommes tous barbouiller nos excréments sur le mur aujourd’hui. Et vous?

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@NewtonMark Now don’t pick on poor Grant Arnott, he had to face all those unpredictable peaks and troughs.

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“Silicon Valley entrepreneurs discovered a simple natural phenomenon: the internet is more powerful around gays.” screen.yahoo.com/onions-extreme…

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“The Onion’s Extremely Accurate History of the Internet, Part 1” screen.yahoo.com/onions-extreme…

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@andrew_hedge Oh you cynic! I’m sure that @Rumplestatskin had exactly the same thought and happened to express it in exactly the same words.

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Pollytics Couldn’t make it up if you tried. David Campese says his sexist remarks make him the victim. Because Gillard bit.ly/UbhdlA

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I’m sorry I’ve already performed my morning ablutions, otherwise I could smear some of my own political journalism over the walls.

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@dobes @glengyron Sorry, what am I mean to smear my stories with? And where?

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I mean, there are several dozen journalists in Canberra, so thanks to Media Diversity there should be stories on several dozen topics?

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Can someone point me to the story where a senior political reporter tells me what legislation has been passed this week and what it means?

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Watch out, folks. Shocking news. Apparently some people set up organisations for the benefit of their members.

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RT @YesYoureRacist: Some totally-not-racist reactions to the new Red Dawn remake: ow.ly/1PL9j1 [I love your planet, Earthlings.]

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Thu plan: A little writing; 1200 @Uber_Sydney launch; 1630 IIA “Nautical Policy” Party; 1830+ “The Indies” Xmas party; liver transplant.

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I’m very tempted to just hide in the hotel room forever.

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The internet is making me nauseous.

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bastardsheep Does this mean we’ll soon have a sarong-off between @mpesce @stilgherrian? Remind me to not attend. [cough] :P

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@mpesce I can’t answer that just yet, I’m still dealing with the trauma.

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So @mpesce now has zero moral right to criticise anything I post online ever.

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OH: “They used to say that Australia rode on the sheep’s back. Now we ride on Gina Rinehart’s back.”

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They want head from @chrisberg wtf?

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That figure on Aust retail includes, say, cars but not a book bought on Amazon ‘cos that’s not an Australian sale.

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Consensus over lunch is that Australian retailers are Luddites. Years behind.

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@BXGD Not required to take notes, but I choose to.

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Online counts for 5 to 6% of Aust retail spend, compared with 8 to 9% in US, says Frost & Sullivan.

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Today is about retail technology. Buzzword du jour is “omnichannel”.

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RT @eventbrite @stilgherrian @trib We don’t spam. Ever. :) [Good to hear, will chat with the client.]

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Now I know we’re all having fun n’all, but I have to go to Wildfire Restaurant now.

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RT @tweetingtechno: My big data nerds at work use Meet-Up, and they’re pretty savvy and concerned about security. [Ta, will take a look.]

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I am currently being incited to commit arson.

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@trib Well, these guys have read Eventbrite’s T&Cs and they don’t like ‘em. Yes, WordPress options will probably be it, but there’s so many!

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I like this client. They respect and value their relationship with their customers. They are not fodder to be tracked.

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Eventbrite is out, @trib. Client’s requirement spec is that a third party doesn’t get to spam their customers. They’d rather pay money.

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Has anyone done a recent survey of event bookings software, either SaaS or perhaps a WordPress plug-in? Asking for a friend. Well, client.

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@franksting “Pikies”? Gawd, it’s been a while since I’ve heard that word! And you’re right, it might have been pikies stealing the copper.

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s_bridges “maths is hard” pic.twitter.com/JXUD5gL5

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GreenJ Unencumbered by their inadequacies as suburban solicitors, government figures manage to produce legislation to drive change in education.

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Why we definitely don’t need the NBN, Circular Quay edition instagr.am/p/SjU2_BCFqE/

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SnarkyPlatypus I like how my bank prevents me from having a more secure password.

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Changing trains. But I didn’t break it.

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I should mention that @RightToKnowAu is an @OpenAustralia project, full of democracy-hacking goodness and some pixels. righttoknow.org.au

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Hey Freedom of Information Fans! @RightToKnowAu launches today. Site at righttoknow.org.au Explanatory video at youtube.com/watch?v=c1ZuRL…

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Story filed for @crikey_news. Train at Strathfield. The morning is back on track. (Ha!) Now, to look at the email… Yeah that’s jinxed it.

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OK. Writing now. You should probably be getting on with your work too.

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HLMenckenBot Immorality is the morality of those who are having a better time.

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Parallels (Not this one, it goes the wrong way) instagr.am/p/SjEZIUCFrL/

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Mobile: Waiting; taxi to Wentworth Falls; 0837 train to Sydney Central; unexplained gap; 1145 for 1200 Wildfire Restaurant, Circular Quay.

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@juhasaarinen Look, I can send you a short video if you like?

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zackster Tomorrow on : an in-depth interview with one of the key pens Gillard used to sign a document in the early 1990’s. Don’t miss it!

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Wed plan: 0837 train to Sydney; write for @crikey_news en route; 1200 Retail Tech Forum, Wildfire; afternoon TBA; Securus Global Xmas Party.

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Fuck. Behind schedule.

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BernardKeane Social media take on the netball result controversy: both Press Gallery and MPs are lying, here’s a link to a kitten to prove it.

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@johnb78 I wonder how @eVent_cinemas would cope in the event of a fire. How often are emergency drills held? @mumbrella

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@johnb78 After all, @eVent_cinemas only has to do two things: Put images on screen. Sell overpriced confectionary. So a 50% fail. @mumbrella

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@johnb78 Possibly, but @eVent_cinemas seems piss-poor if a movie can look shit for half an hour without anyone noticing. @mumbrella

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What I find most amusing are the comments on the @mumbrella yarns that are so obviously @eVent_cinemas sock puppets. Welcome to 1993.

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Oh. Apparently the orthography is @eVent_cinemas, because random bullshit capitalisation makes you cool. Or something.

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Looks like @rosieryan and @snurb_dot_info have been bitten by the same bad thing.

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Ha! Event Cinemas says @mumbrella was “screaming”, “carrying on like a lunatic”. But he was recording it… mumbrella.com.au/skyfail-2-list…

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Speaking of which, it’s been a while since I told you that the #1 Google result for “neo-con sex kitten” is… stilgherrian.com/politics/julie…

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Breaking my rule on not RTing animated GIFs: Why won’t Julie Bishop stop? i.imgur.com/3xPTk.gif HT @flashman

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@typendlebury @thornae Good. Except now I need the gin. And @expectproblems needs to wake up a bit and try that “joke” again.

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Is it too early for gin?

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@R_Chirgwin Generator has been started ~0630. Battery was at 43.2V. I did hear it run last night though, but I don’t know for how long.

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The sheer delight you feel when the hot shower stops because there’s no longer any electricity for the water pumps. That. Ping @R_Chirgwin

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“CyberCity allows government hackers to train for attacks” washingtonpost.com/investigations…

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etherealmind 80% of forum spam on the Packet Pushers Forum comes from Amazon IP addresses. Big win for cloud computing.

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Wed plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; 0837 train to Sydney; 1200 Retail Tech Forum; afternoon TBA; Securus Global Xmas Party.

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@semiboganman So many do. Sigh. Also, yes, missed again. Also, sigh.

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@R_Chirgwin @jplonie It would be interesting to see if Alex would actually explode. But we’d then have to kill his whole family.

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cstross Software development explained in terms of cats: img.photobucket.com/albums/v620/th…

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@markatextor Oh I think I probably agree. I’m too tired to think clearly tonight.

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@R_Chirgwin I don’t think you’re allowed to burn Alex to make electricity.

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@R_Chirgwin Ah. And I’m on the 0847 to Sydney tomorrow, back up on Saturday. The forecast is not promising.

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@markatextor I’m not quite sure what you mean. Is this the “Android is less well-integrated than iOS” thing?

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SpaceKidette If you can’t accurately articulate the facts of a situation in context so readers understand can you call yourself ‘journalist’?

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So I wonder if Samsung puts a “hard-coded management account” into their smartphones? That’d be sweet.

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“Samsung printers contain hidden, hard-coded management account,” ‘cos that’s always such a good idea. zdnet.com/samsung-printe…

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RT @dead_aeroplane: @stilgherrian That one of the Kray twins? [No, but in a way you’re thinking in the right directions. There were clues.]

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Well that was all much more complicated that it needed to be. Please send copious quantities of bourbon and ketamine.

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@shiftkey My planning has been atrocious lately, sorry.

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@shiftkey Alas, three fingers of scotch would require heading out into that storm and making my way to the village.

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It’s true, [redacted], this is the solution. I do quite agree. youtube.com/watch?feature=…

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It has started raining. Solidly. And the thunder is increasingly ominous.

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Adjusting my expectations. Downwards. More sulky now.

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There’s rather a lot of thunder happening out there.

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“Let’s connect global industrial operations to the internet,” says GE. Sure, that’d be safe. theregister.co.uk/2012/11/26/ge_…

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Twitter feature “automatically … follow back users without logging in”… leads to “abuse”. Gosh. Who’d have thought? zdnet.com/twitter-turns-…

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I did not have sexual relations with that crane.

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Oh. Or maybe not. Oh dear.

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I AM NOW GOING TO EAT ALL OF THE THINGS I BOUGHT AND I DON’T EVEN CARE IF IT MAKES ME SICK.

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RT @joshgnosis: This really just feels like Godwin Grech all over again. [How did he feel the first time? I never had the pleasure.]

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The media covers Julie Bishop because 1. important things said? 2. rootability? 3. habit?

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It’d be helpful if @ZDNet’s / @zdnetaustralia’s RSS feed mentioned the author’s name and which effing country a story was about.

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Has Abbott given up drinking?

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I am in a vehicle and it is not a police paddy wagon.

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I just heard his friend call him Sam. His name is Sam. I am not a stalker.

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His shopping basket is filled mostly with ice-cream and ginger beer, and now he’s getting sliced ham.

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Mermaid Boy is wearing a Linkin Park tour t-shirt.

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OH: “We need salt. I’m like a mermaid.” Male, early 20s.

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Anyone who publishes a “Best of 2012” list before Christmas is a fraud.

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Thank fuck, they’ve finally harpooned the annoying twat! instagr.am/p/ShO1CqiFrz/

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Damn. There was one thing I really needed to get and I’ve forgotten what it was. What was it…?

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Oh. This is the bit where I have to goto a supermarket.

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@robcorr @andrewjcrook My internals are quite firm, thank you.

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OH EVEN MOAR BETTEROR THERE ARE BOOKS BY THIS MAN ABOUT MANY MANY TECHNICALISH THINGS! michaelmaardt.dk/ebooks/

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