Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 4th, 2013

The rain increases. I’m going to curl up a try to stay warm before I head to Sydney tomorrow. I’ll deal with other problems then.

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RT @juhasaarinen: Caught a potatoes/prostitutes auto-correct in time. [Yeah, workers hate it when you call them potatoes.]

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Panhandling and staggering is not a good look. [So don’t do it. Der.]

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They’re growing marijuana near Coffs Harbour? MY GOD, CHANNEL NINE, TELL ME IT ISN’T TRUE!

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RT @trevoryoung: Where in the world are your followers? Map them by country, state or city at tweepsmap.com [To what end?]

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RT @amandakendle: ?!?! And you are buying drinks from this man? I wouldn’t trust him. [It’s OK, I’m using Bitcoin.]

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MT @ataraxite: I found myself high, in my underwear.

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No, barman, Daniel Johns was not a member of Abba. Not even “in an ideal world”, as you put it.

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@shoerust Ain’t it just. But the “natural resource” thing strikes me as a deeply political claim against me owning data about me.

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@HDizzle84 @NickHodgeMSFT @zdnetaustralia It’s seems to me you didn’t, because you confuse speculation with a workaday currency. Arsehat.

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@HDizzle84 @NickHodgeMSFT @zdnetaustralia Did you even read the article?

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@HDizzle84 @NickHodgeMSFT @zdnetaustralia So, let me get this straight. You want to wager on a counterfactual that involves time travel?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Bitcoin: More ideology than trustworthy currency” zdnet.com/bitcoin-more-i…

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A press release from IBM today refers to big data as a “natural resource”. I see.

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shashashasha Does your startup want to be a HN post, a Techcrunch article, a TED talk, or a company?

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relsqui “Gender-neutral” means using a combination of renewable gender sources and buying gender credits to offset your factory’s gender pollution.

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According to preev.com Bitcoin just hit USD 130.

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Horse_ebooks tuna immediately,

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Well I’ve obtained some as-such. The food will follow.

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Mobile: Taxi through the mists to Wentworth Falls village, there to obtain some food and such.

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Second version of @zdnetaustralia story filed. Awaiting second version of editorial wisdom.

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“Promises no crashes” is just asking for trouble.

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skwashd Here we go again “@ClaireRPorter Oh dear. Click Frenzy is back, planned for April 23. Promises no crashes this time: news.com.au/technology/biz…

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I think I can hear a helicopter.

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Awaiting editorial wisdom and the helicopter tanker full of absinthe.

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text_publishing ‘Writers need editors like tapeworms need moist intestines to live inside.’ What writing programs ought to teach you theawl.com/2013/03/what-w…

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I have decided that The Editor can sort out this mess.

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Beschizza “Michael Arrington” is an anagram of “A Romancing Hitler”

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@franksting @bengrubb Oh! Oh! Oh! I know the answer to this one, Sir! Is it that both stories are full of whining arsehats?

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Meanwhile my @zdnetaustralia column is turning into a rant against the entire concept of the internet. Must. Rein. It. In.

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RT @riskybusiness: Ffffffffuuuuuuuuuuuuu pic.twitter.com/2YKwbWOhvc [That’d be divide-by-zero factor authentication.]

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RT @chris23: Ever been caught in a giant, howling swarm of steel bees? That’s the sound of BART in a tunnel. [QFT.]

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@GreenJ I am refreshing myself on such things as we speak. I am writing a thing, a critical thing.

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willrad FOLDING FITTED SHEETS:
1) pair up adjacent corner seams
2) wad the entire thing up in a big ball
3) who cares this is impossible
4) bourbon

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@barrysaunders @jeanburgess @zephoria That’s from Macquarie Dictionary of Australian English. Its origins would make some editors jittery.

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@barrysaunders @jeanburgess @zephoria “Coined by R. Heinlein, 1907–88, US science fiction writer, in Stranger in a Strange Land (1961)”

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Apparently I can Experience the Luxury of Being Myself by going to Beijing.

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“Experience the Luxury of Being Yourself™”, emails a hotel chain. Where do I even start with that sort of bullshit?

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You lot should lay off the hallucinogens mid-week.

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And the radio is done! “If you illegally downloaded it, consider yourself spanked by @stilgherrian.” Ah, love you, @1057darwin!

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On hold with ABC @1057darwin to talk Game of Thrones and torrenting and stuff. Streamed at abc.net.au/darwin/

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Caller Martin: “You can legislate for everything under the sun, but you’re not going to stop the nongs doing stupid things.”

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Shorter whinger: “We’re SPESHUL, don’t you go make rules.”

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Listening to a man whinge on the radio. This is new.

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frankieboyle Come on North Korea, put us out of our fucking misery you cunts

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jeamland OH: “I think the lesson we should take from this is that Iain Banks should start cooking meth.”

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I’m talking GoT and torrents and stuff on ABC @1057darwin in ~30 mins (1105 AEDT / 0935 ACST), streamed at abc.net.au/darwin/

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RT @paulkidd: Killer Croc on The Loose? [All crocs are killer crocs.]

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Listening to urgent crocodile news on ABC @1057darwin.

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Rubbachook @PaulBongiorno Unlike on RN earlier this morning, make sure you pronounce “banal” so it doesn’t rhyme with what I am being right now.

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Oh this stuff writes itself.

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RT @PolAnimalAus: @stilgherrian @purserj A sick stupid fucking joke in the worst of taste. Probably fuelled by inferiority complex re USA.

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@PolAnimalAus @purserj Actually, double congratulations, oh pseudonymous political tweeter! I am now literally laughing out loud.

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@PolAnimalAus @purserj Yeah, I was wondering who’d be stupid enough to take that comment seriously. Now I know. Congratulations.

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RT @purserj: So, North Korea is actively threatening to launch a nuclear strike against the US? [Well here’s hoping!]

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RT @oliyoung: cryptographically secure moon beams [This is the correct answer, yes.]

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“So what exactly is Bitcoin backed by…”, someone just asked me. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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Thu plan: Comms catch-up; brunch, tidy Tea Tree Cottage @bunjaree; 1105 AEDT / 0935 CST ABC @1057darwin; write for @zdnetaustralia; TGIT.

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RT @Idealaw: Small business ‘ignoring social media’ news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-… [“Breaking national news”? Not-using is “failing” to use? Spin!]

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Trying to decide what to be angry about today. Angry for money.

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NewtonMark @jodiem @stilgherrian Cumulus clouds are created from a lot of hot air. Sounds legit.

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jodiem @NewtonMark @stilgherrian Cumulus as a service. Because people know that cumulus clouds are betteror

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wolfcat @stilgherrian I thought it was like liquid into this piece of chalk … ah well.

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NewtonMark @stilgherrian A lot of people have been putting their data into the fog.

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All articles must now have a headline of the form: “<N> Ways to <Buzzword_X> for <Buzzword_Y> Success”. Because we’re adults.

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mikko When you have highly valuable, completely virtual and almost entirely untraceable currency, there will naturally be a lot of theft.

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Gawd, another press release today about getting your cloud “under control”. Phear of out-of-control clouds is real Ponds Institute stuff.

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@SnarkyPlatypus La est le moment idéal pour vous d’apprendre à propos des armes automatiques.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis entouré par la pluie et la misère. Je n’ai pas l’énergie pour tuer tout le monde. Et vous?

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Well it’s good to see that @891adelaide has got the pecking order sorted out. @DavidBevan891 @mattcdef2000

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mattcdef2000 The view from my desk pic.twitter.com/nsZWJo0VkI

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DavidBevanSA The view from the 891 Breakfast studio this morning. Dawn on the River Murray, Mannum. pic.twitter.com/iJXzoKrTnq

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Thu plan, draft: Comms catch-up; brunch, Tea Tree Cottage @bunjaree; 1100 radio spot; write for @zdnetaustralia; sulk; remainder TBA.

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Thursday. Rain. Disgruntlement. And more besides.

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