Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 17th, 2013

So now we’re playing Wham…

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The Grease soundtrack fixes everything. Obviously.

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Some of these people have been drinking.

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Avoiding audience participation.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This important question does not have an adequate answer. :(

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RT @mpesce @stilgherrian ARE THOSE GROWN PEOPLE WEARING GLOWSTICKS ON THEIR HEADS? [Yes. I do this for you all.]

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Optical fibre? Nah, it’ll never catch on. instagr.am/p/V0_SI8CFgE/

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Mark Troselj from NetSuite is our MC for The Price Is Right. This event is nothing if not classy.

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SnarkyPlatypus What function does Liz Hayes serve nowadays?

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There’s an 80s trivia contest on. Some arsehat is trying to talk me into cheating on the internet. Must work in PR.

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Pop Rocks! (This will not end well.) instagr.am/p/V06VZriFtD/

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It’s a 1980s thème party and my pills are kicking in instagr.am/p/V05M9QiFsL/

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My name is Taiga, and I am drinking with these people. instagr.am/p/V00i3ViFo8/

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This looks like a nice place to sit. But not now. instagr.am/p/V0u1MvCFlK/

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The day’s sessions are finally over. Time to find my room then a drink.

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Yeah I should probably differentiate the speech of The Red Thing from my own. We do have separate psychological identities mostly.

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It’s so easy to make new friends here! instagr.am/p/V0r6sDCFjl/

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Bonus points to Motorola for tagging their USB memory sticks so endless replugging ends. # ks13 instagr.am/p/V0rIxKiFjA/

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OH: “I want some Doritos or I’ll begin to misbehave.”

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Secretly plotting an assassination.

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[I think he has a point. Media is about news. Bleeding edge is news. Incremental improvement isn’t.]

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Steve Blunt from NEC now. “For all the hype around the cloud and X as a service, people are still buying phones.”

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Good presentation from Mr Acronis, in that it provided six quick talking points that could have meaty discussion hanging off them.

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Backup market shrinks. Enterprise accepts Apple. Rise of the CIO in Marketing.

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His 2013 QuickSix: IT becomes invisible. Cloud storage becomes a reality. [What? Only now?] Big Data becomes highly available…

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Andy Purvis, Acronis, also his first Kickstart. “The Martini Syndrome: Any Data, Any Platform, Any Time.” [When were these ads?]

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So, ageing population, chronic illnesses, shortage of medicos… [So it’s in Qualcomm’s interest to keep us sick. Watch ‘em closely.]

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“We are the largest manufacture of chipsets for 3G technology,” Qualcomm reminds us. M-Health will be important, he says.

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John Stefanac, Qualcomm, at their first Kickstart. Notes that all our convo is about NBN, not so much about wireless stuff.

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Alex Blinko, MD of Trufone. On the “coming roaming revolution”. A couple mins in and it’s revealed that roaming costs heaps.

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Craig Neil, NSG Group (they do unified contact centres). Plugging their Comms as a Service product called Breeze.

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Compulsory reference to video being held back by lack of bandwidth, NBN is coming.

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Tim Gentry, Avaya. Failure of video (in business) in the marketplace. It never got beyond exec level. Needs to get to those in field.

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Message here is about robust digital comms and analytics.

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OK, the final session begins. “Communications Services Vendor Session” kickstartforum.com/sessions/detai… First up, Gary Starr from Motorola.

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@SnarkyPlatypus There is a new photo which better conveys the actual mood at the table.

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It just gets better and better! instagr.am/p/V0WmsziFtD/

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Ian Hodge from Dell Software reckons IT departments retard business innovation, whereas bosses know business is about managing risk.

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Oh. I’m taking notes elsewhere.

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Suhas Kelkar, CTO APCA, BMC Software up now… More stuff to Manage All The Things.

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Dermot McCann of Kasaya up now. Integrated IT management stuff.

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So @bigmac is on now, and he’s being naughty.

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Exploits kit pricing is now down to $50 per day or $500 per month. [Yes, I now coin the term CaaS: Cyber as a Service!]

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Cyber-terrorism! SCADA!

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Scott McKinnel from Check Point now. He’s done this before. His 5-minute presentation is a couple of lists with some facts.

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There’s no excuse for every device in the organisation not to be encrypted, he says. Agree 100%.

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So, is the Sven Radavics on stage now the one who owns the Twitter account @sradavics? Goodness me.

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Sven Radavics from Imation notes that encryption isn’t talked about much any more, yet it’s the core.

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Session starting now is “IT & Security Management Vendor Session” kickstartforum.com/sessions/detai…

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A photo of the Australian government’s vision for new data centres, taken by @girifox. pic.twitter.com/UCZOJGZ1

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis plein d’un curry décevant et de nouvelles connaissances. Ev vous?

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Remember, folks, in Australia DHS stands for Dept of Human Services, not Homeland Security.

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I asked about open source. Answer probably too complicated to tweet, but I’m sure some keen young journo will report it.

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Except for, say, defence and intelligence, our tech should aim to be first to be second. Learn from others.

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Hah! Spot the ex-Defence guy! @sherro58 expanded CC licensing as “Common Criteria” not “Creative Commons”. Oops.

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He recommends an iPad presentation app called Haiku Deck “that costs a zillionth of PowerPoint”.

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“Cloud, mobility, social media,” says the slide. Why? ‘Cos this is all normal now, he says, and govt shouldn’t be holding back.

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Data from AusTender will be released as one big CSV file on data.gov.au around 1600 AEDT tomorrow.

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“Appropriate security” data centre choices: pubic websites can go in lower-grade, PROTECTED etc in higher-grade.

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Citizen accounts that don’t need higher security are being moved to Drupal hosted in a public cloud.

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Govt systems have 1.9m accounts for citizens. 1.3m are for service delivery, e.g. Centrelink, Vet Affairs.

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Microsoft licensing down from 42 contracts to one whole-of-govt deal. 300k devices, 260k user accounts, saved $100m pa.

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Lots of stats on what AGIMO etc is doing. I’ll listen to the recording for them later.

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Twice as many Australian readers understand technology as don’t, says @sherro58 with numbers,. “So write for us,” he pleads.

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He begins, and after his intro, he launches into what he things is a worrying trend in journalism.

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Our first keynote, starting soon, is by @sherro58 aka @AusGovCTO. Apparently the government is getting computers now. Cool or what?

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Re-plug: Blog post: “Malcolm Turnbull and the NBN: This one’s for you, Sir!” stilgherrian.com/politics/malco…

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@JetstarAirways Thanks, Juliette, but I’m fairly sure that my proposed solution to the problem of stupid passengers is illegal.

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RT @paulwallbank: Sorry I couldn’t make it to – wondering if the hashtag will be interesting befor@stilgherrianan hits the absinthe.

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Fair warning: I’m at Kickstart Forum kickstartforum.com/kickstart-2013/ with these “people” kickstartforum.com/media until Tuesday. Mute to avoid.

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RT @paulwarren: @stilgherrian you are unique. [We are all unique. We are all special snowflakes.]

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@D_Keating Ah you noticed that? I does indeed rain every time I’m in SE Queensland. It’s a talent.

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It’s raining outside, but the bus has seat matching me! instagr.am/p/Vz4Mi8iFh0/

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Touchdown Maroochydore.

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Transmitters off. See you in Maroochydore.

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@bigmac Ah, mod_rewrite is full of fun for the whole family!

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@chrisjrn Southwest is great. Remind me to tell you about a gorgeous series of in-flight announcements on one flight.

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@joshgnosis Imagine how they cope in a polling booth.

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segphault Police raid home with suspected meth lab, find out that the owner is just making his own maple syrup: kfvs12.com/story/21192844…

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@march_tim Oh that’s @neerav, we’ll deal with him later.

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Ah @JetstarAirways, you should hand your passengers a chart explaining how numbers and letters always go in the same order on every plane.

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It is! It is! This is the plane! instagr.am/p/VzlTg1iFlx/

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RT @GreenJ you’re going to do this all day aren’t you? [Yes. Yes I am. Unless I get arrested. But it’ll settle down once the event starts.]

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@Taezar I’m pretty sure photography isn’t allowed at the security checkpoint.

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Watching the sun rise over Granville instagr.am/p/Vzdp6cCFpn/

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@Taezar I seem to have misplaced yet another umbrella, but no matter. It’ll be a busy event.

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RT @garystark How much gin did you have last night? [None.]

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@sylmobile @missdi_k A vast, slathering mob of Australian media people were verified this week.

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Waiting for the 0642, Parramatta instagr.am/p/Vzb7DJiFnN/

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Mobile: Check out; walk to Parramatta station; 0642 train to Sydney Central; train to Domestic; 0845 JQ782 SYD-MCY.

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One of those, yes. The first one.

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GenBTurgidson @stilgherrian Dr Strangelove based on the novel Red Alert. Fail Safe on the novel Fail Safe. Movie Fail Safe released after Dr Strangelove.

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So, last night I did in fact provide incorrect information about some Cold War era films. Correct information from @GenBTurgidson follows.

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@GenBTurgidson You’re quite right, General. I shouldn’t rely on my memory on a Saturday night. My apologies.

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Don’t you just love and trust URLs that have “index6.php” in the middle? It shows that someone cares.

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Sun plan, draft: 0642 AEDT train from Parramatta to Sydney Airport; 0845 JQ782 SYD-MCY; Kickstart Forum Day 1 kickstartforum.com/index6.php/kic…

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DroneInsertion DRONES ARE BUILDING AN ORGONE ACCUMULATOR ON THE SUN PORCH. DRONES ARE SEWING A QUILT FROM MAGNETIC TAPE.

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And… there goes the alarm for the time that I actually wanted to wake up. So I win.

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So @charltonbrooker’s “Weekly Wipe” S01E03 is some truly brilliant writing and here’s a dodgy copy in Your Tubes. youtube.com/watch?v=1ogOW7…

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@kofeyh There’s now no way I’ll get back to sleep. For some reason I keep imagining my right arm moving in a stabbing motion.

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Really, Brain? We need to be awake now? Why?

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