Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

May 2013

@leslienassar I’m sure I haven’t the faintest idea what you’re taking about, or so my lawyer advises me.

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@stryqx @chrisbrownie That’s not grammar. Both words are verbs, correctly formed. That’s vocabulary, or spelling, or just a mistake.

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So how much longer until the election? I’m not sure I can make it.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “Australia, your lack of cyber transparency disturbs me” zdnet.com/australia-your…

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RT @GuardianAus: Annandale sold to Oscars Hotel: gu.com/p/3g8jt [Hah! Not quite as funny as Justin Hemmes, but close enough.]

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Spilling water into electrical equipment because success.

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I don’t care which part of the argument you’re picking up, you’re still hitting a corpse with a stick.

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Oh here we go… Glad you’ve all found a fresh corpse to hit with a stick. The family will surely respect you for this.

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DontTouchMyWine Standing in the liquor store, trying to decide if tonight’s dose of self-loathing and regret should have a screw-top or a cork.

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The cab driver is playing a Coldplay CD and I am rapidly losing the will to live.

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This week has been too long, full of too many hours. I think we should kill weeks as soon as we see them.

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Pollytics The Secret Service would take a sandwich for the President.

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Auto correct is worse than Hitler.

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I should never promise to finish anything on a Friday. And that’s whether or not @matthewlandauer manages to track me down. Or managed.

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You know, if we screech THERE MUST BE AN INQUIRY every time someone makes a mistake, that’s a big disincentive to be honest.

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RT @matthewlandauer: @stilgherrian I know where you are and I’m coming to find you [Uhoh.]

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“If Carpenters Were Hired Like Programmers” by @dawoodsan dawood.in/if-carpenters-… HT @davewiner via @chris_stevenson

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RT @darrenpauli: @stilgherrian Master Chief’s got one pic.twitter.com/kXtHF9skRp [Yeah, this is pretty much what we need. In every town.]

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There’s a busker in Katoomba St, Katoomba, with a piano, playing Schubert.

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Obviously what we need to do is erect a cyberdome

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Well obviously, @liam_dwyer @R_Chirgwin, how can it protect us from cybers if is isn’t cyber itself?

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liam_dwyer @stilgherrian @R_Chirgwin the security product with cyber in the name had the most besuited IT managers clustered around at CEBIT

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Mobile: Walk dirt track then Railway Pde to Wentworth Falls; 1300 train to Katoomba; errand; lunch, probably at The Old City Bank; writing.

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@jeamland I think I need to be in Melbourne in June, not July.

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ToryShepherd ALL the babies. Ping @pollietracker MT”@JuliaGillard: PM at annual Welcoming The Babies event in her local community pic.twitter.com/KExKhxFhZh

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RT @PointZeroOne: @stilgherrian you feel a disturbance in the cybers? [Yes. Yes I do.]

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Fri plan, 1200 update: write for @zdnetaustralia (done); lunch Katoomba; write for @CSO_Australia; clear email backlog, kinda; TGIF.

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Me at @iTnews_au yesterday: “Security goes military at CeBIT” itnews.com.au/News/345047,se…

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I had “cybertransparency” as one word in the original headline. Obviously that was one cyber too far…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia, your lack of cyber transparency disturbs me” zdnet.com/australia-your…

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RT @oz_f: Imagine if Justin Hemmes bought The Annandale. [Oh, yes, if God has any sense of humour at all, this will happen!]

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@gattaca Skywhale is the best Australian invention since the fisheye lens.

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I think I need to go to Canberra soon. And Melbourne.

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@gattaca I’m glad you’re there. Did you see this news? abc.net.au/news/2013-05-2… Then you must see this cartoon. canberratimes.com.au/photogallery/o…

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@AndeGregson Hello. I assume it’s not raining there today. I haven’t looked yet. It’s certainly lovely up here in the Mountains.

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@glengyron @dobes There’s a decent essay in just listing all the wrong things in that piece.

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sexenheimer A very good point, @stilgherrian. We must remove all possibility of Waterhouse performing a Face/Off-style shiny face swap with Chris Pyne.

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No, @sexenheimer @benpobjie, this is what Australia wants to do with Tom Waterhouse’s face. stilgherrian.com/arts/kill_choc…

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RT @juhasaarinen: @stilgherrian @march_tim Page blocked by Bitdefender. [HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!]

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OMFG WHY DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THE CYBERISER BEFOREHAND? d3vnu11.com/cyber/ THANK YOU @march_tim!

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I have finally cyberfiled my cybercolumn for @zdnetaustralia.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have sent ALL my words to @dobes, so he can experience the Joye of throwing them into the air gap.

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No, I really am writing now.

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@dobes @dannolan Is there one that works the other way? Asking for a friend.

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Disalmanac Today in 1971, NASA launched Mariner 9. Later, they launched Ancient Mariner 9, which sent the first albatross to Mars.

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OK, I am writing now.

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RT @darrenpauli: @jplonie @stilgherrian @gusworldau fixed pic.twitter.com/ONf5Rw06c9 [Exactly, that’s what cyber is all about. Thank you.]

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OK, I’d better finish this thing, otherwise I’ll end up spending the day curled in the foetal position muttering “Air gap… air gap…”

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I particularly like the “small accountability exhaust vent”, @davpope.

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Yes yes yes! AND YOU DARED TO MOCK SKYWHALE! canberratimes.com.au/photogallery/o… Thanks you, @davpope!

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“Why DIY fecal transplants are a thing” blogs.plos.org/publichealth/2… HT @edyong209

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Someone is fingering my air gap.

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Fri plan, draft: Finish @zdnetaustralia column; write more stuff (details TBA); errand to Katoomba, unless blocked by the air gap; TGIF.

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Are you sure you want to cross the streams like that?

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“Cyber risk denialists”.

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lukehopewell Guys. Maybe the asbestos got in the air-gap…WHAT THEN

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Damn, I’ve just been threatened with deregistration as an airline.

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RT @lukehopewell: Let’s get air gap trending in Sydney you guys. [YEAH LET’S FIST THAT AIR GAP HARDER THAN ANYTHING HAS EVER BEEN FISTED.]

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RT @R_Chirgwin: The air gap will protect us against EMR and chemtrails! [And fluoride and all the vaccines.]

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ALL OF THINGS THROW THEM INTO THE AIR GAP.

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@alliecoyne DO NOT MOCK ME, YOUNG WOMAN, OR I SHALL THROW YOU INTO THE AIR GAP AS WELL.

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AbFabSkyLife Unacceptable news item of the day: Boy Band Hanson creates craft beer called Mmmhops. I wish I was kidding. fb.me/292YdGeEh

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I SHALL GATHER ALL THE STRAW IN THE GALAXY AND BUILD THE MOST AWESOME STRAW MAN EVER AND CALL IT ROBIN HOOD AND THROW IT INTO THE AIR GAP.

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I haven’t filed my column yet, but it doesn’t yet have an air gap in it.

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umairh Joy Division is good. Jason Mraz is bad. This is not hard. “@raybacon: @umairh what’s good? are you the decider?”

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OK, I have read the thing about the actor and the thing by the hedge fund manager and I want to stab every single human being in the face.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis fâché avec le monde entier et tout ce qu’il contient. Et vous?

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So you want to buy a car, you ask the seller to send a photo, and… pwned! fbi.gov/news/news_blog… HT @FBIPressOffice

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RT @mikko: Seems legit… (from Classified section of the latest Financial Timespic.twitter.com/KzIZmXd0gZgZ [Pin@SnarkyPlatypusus]

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RT @NewtonMark: @Pollytics It’d be a lot trickier if the dog wasn’t dead :) [Applies to so many recreations…]

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LozVox Ever notice how we say “OUR children” but “THE elderly”?

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rycrozier ASIO says their building is secure. They’re confident. Ah, well that’s that then. bit.ly/17wC39E

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charispalmer Cyber fear as a service.

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RT @StilCyber: cyber-“Cyber cyber-attack cyber-me. cyber- [Hah! The first cyber-cyber seen in the wild?]

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RT @iain_chalmers: So I assume we’ve section 313-ed all the sandwich making websites? [National security issue. Can’t comment.]

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RT @piecritic: Worst thing about twitter is how concentrated the rage is. [Think of it as akin to fortified wine. It is a glory.]

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Dear ABC Fact-checking Unit, please pop down to @ABCthedrum and explain the Pink Batt facts to them. Arsehats.

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vealmince *HEADDESK* RT @ABCthedrum Tonight on , could the NBN be going the way of the pink bats scheme with evacuations because of asbestos?

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Next up, LifeHacker on crossdressing.

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“More Australian government departments admit censoring websites [with Section 313 requests]”, writes @j_hutch afr.com/p/technology/m…

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danlondon Microsoft Glass i.imgur.com/XjWyCgm.gif

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RT @shiftkey: @stilgherrian the sandwich came from the grassy knoll? [Well, let’s just say the Sandwich Truthers have a point.]

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If ASIO can’t keep track of sandwiches, well, you wouldn’t download a building plan. No, wait.

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Eddie Maguire is on the front bar TV. Apparently people are just jealous of Eddie, says a bloke, “all the do-gooders, the A B bloody C.”

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I also like @ssharwood’s reference to some “local provocateur Stilgherrian”.

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“Kaspersky plans source code reveal to avoid Huawei’s fate”, writes @ssharwood. theregister.co.uk/2013/05/30/kas…

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Fuck it. I’m having a beer.

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I’m gone to convey my little brother, that he should also pay a visit this weblog on regular basis to take updated from hottest news update.

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RT @evcricket: @stilgherrian In cyber space no one hears you scream [Au contraire…]

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I’m on a train. And I’m coining new cyberwords.

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chris23 So this is a thing: cougarlife.com

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Beaker I AM A PRIVATE CLOUD!

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Tough on sandwiches, tough on the causes of sandwiches.

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“Attorney-General agency implicated in web blocking scandal”, writes @rycrozier itnews.com.au/News/345010,at…

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@jturner_ibrs Look, how come YOU get to go to Melbourne?

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lukehopewell Remember the Warrnambool exchange fire? Nobody knows for sure how it started. gizmodo.com.au/2013/05/nobody…

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Waiting for breakfast to take effect before I start writing.

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I tell you what, though, I feel pretty fuckin’ disgusting this morning.

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I am concerned that there isn’t a standardised policy on leprechauns across government.

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@joshgnosis I look forward to hearing more of Senator Abetz’s proposals for improving cryptographic practices.

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@joshgnosis Thanks for that. I think names need to be named, but I’ll take care of that. THERE SHALL BE A CYBERSHAMING. Dot tumble dot com.

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Asher_Wolf “If you really understood the extent the gvtmnt spies on you, you’d choose better music playlist for your phone.”

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@joshgnosis Who was it that said “cybercrisis”, and where?

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”*** MARK DREYFUS *** MEDIA ALERT *** TODAY *** 9am *** CANBERRA ***”, says the email sent at 9.18am. So yeah thanks for that.

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@sclark_melbs Sure, but idiot’s comment and idiot’s apology are 30 sec, anything more is a focus on the sideshow not on fixing problems.

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@sclark_melbs Because there’s probably other things likely to have more impact on people’s lives than the screechy outrage du jour.

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A man long-known to be an ignorant fucktard throwback is still an ignorant fucktard throwback, and this becomes news? Grow up, The Media!

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@gattaca @myrcurial We’re up to date with all the cybers here in Australia.

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Gawd, if we’re going to start listing things that “demean us all as humans” we’ll be here all bloody day!

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It may be appropriate now to mention my piece from March, “Will you stop with all your ‘cybering’ already?” zdnet.com/will-you-stop-…

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RT @joshgnosis: “Obviously the Attorney-General has overall responsibility for what would be a cybercrisis” A cybercrisis? [Oh FFS!]

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@jackshigh My Twitter location field is always kept up to date, is all I’ll say.

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Thu plan: Edit @iTnews_au story; various minor sysadmin tasks; write for @zdnetaustralia; train to Wentworth Falls; more writing; collapse.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Il fait très certainement, Oliver, il fait très certainement.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. C’est un monde de douleur. Une galaxie de la douleur. Et vous?

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Cabcharges, the universal solvent.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus How do you delete messages in Facebook? [Napalm strike.]

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I’ve just finished the scallops entrée, and this is what I’m looking at instagram.com/p/Z5Fq1MiFvo/

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So much wine, but only canapés so far. This will end well.

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So far: Cocktails, sauvignon blanc, @e_kaspersky begins holding court.

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@mukimu At the top of the steps down to the water taxi.

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Alighting at Circular Quay.

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Abandoning a bus at Railway Square and catching a train to Circular Quay.

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What sort of arsehat even says the so-called word “cyberhacker”?

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@mukimu Nothing is wrong. Do what thou wilt.

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@trevorlong Oh, have we not met before? I guess not. See you soon.

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@net_hues I shall attempt to remember this mission. But you’re responsible for your own actions.

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Remember, folks, “hipster” and “rootable” are antonyms.

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@net_hues There’s an entourage with @e_kaspersky, but I don’t know where they all hail from.

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And now it’s time to head back to Circular Quay and catch a water taxi to the dinner with @e_kaspersky. Because cyber water taxis.

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@Serrels Your theory is rubbish, it doesn’t include a provision for arseholes.

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George Street, Sydney, you are rubbish.

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@pingudownunder Thanks, tho that was last night. They’ve got a podcast up now, I tweeted a link this morning.

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@R_Chirgwin One does not merely “borrow” an inflatable reindeer.

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It’s more than three hours until dinner? THIS IS AN OUTRAGE.

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Lunch, it has ended.

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Loose at Circular Quay.

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And the interview with @e_kaspersky is done. A fun recording to appear… somewhere soon.

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@dobes toilet privileges dot tumblr dot com.

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@dobes Toilet training can be so complicated.

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Mr @e_kaspersky’s line would appear to be, @ssharwood, that the cybers will be the death of us very very soon.

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I hadn’t realised that LulzSec did “Top Gear” too. Explains a few things.

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LulzSec member Jeremy Hammond (“Anarchaos”) pleads guilty to conspiracy in Stratfor case, writes @dobes zdnet.com/lulzsec-member…

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RT @ssharwood: What’s his line this time around, I wonder? [Maybe this google.com.au/search?hl=en&g… perhaps?]

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Yay, thing finally filed for @iTnews_au. Now preparing for my 1155 interview with @e_kaspersky, which should be fun and/or interesting.

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Just to be clear, your parents aren’t “old”.

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juliussharpe Before you get married ask yourself: is this the person you want to watch stare at their phone the rest of your life?

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@prestontowers @e_kaspersky I am not very good at noticing things related to sportsball.

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@prestontowers @e_kaspersky You’re possibly reading too much into the semiotics of sportsball sponsorship. ;)

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@prestontowers @e_kaspersky My understanding is that the AsiaPac marketing manager… erm, well, she quite likes the footballers. ;)

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Wed plan: Write for @itnews; 1155 interview @e_kaspersky; 1300 lunch with Sourcefire; client WordPress upgrade; dinner with @e_kaspersky.

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Oh I’d forgotten that in February I said this: “Chinese attacks show up useless infosec, again” cso.com.au/article/452679…

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The podcast of @bbcworldservice @BBC_WHYS on the ASIO hack with me, @AndrewJFowler and others is at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/serie…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je m’attends à ce que les visions deviennent indistincts plus tard.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis impatient d’une journée ensoleillée, suivie d’inévitables problèmes aux mains des Russes. Et vous?

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Wed plan, draft: Write for @itnews; 1155 interview @e_kaspersky; 1300 lunch with Sourcefire; write something; dinner with @e_kaspersky; die.

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Hello, Wednesday, with things not quite as I planned them. I slept too much. Stand by.

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@thomasrdotorg ABC Radio National now has Skype in their studios. I did a live spot from San Francisco. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: It’s a ménage a trois between , @stilgherrian and the BBC in China. [Oh don’t start…]

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And… we’re clear.

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Cool, the @4corners reporter @AndrewJFowler is on this too. He’s started.

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I’m connected to the @bbcworldservice mothership via Skype. I’m waiting for them to finish Syria. Stream at bbc.co.uk/worldservicera…

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@skwashd Oh I saw the pun, so you’re OK. I’m just a humourless bunt.

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@skwashd Oi! Still, I’m not sure who dobbed me in to @bbcworldservice for this program.

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@stephhegarty And I’m ready on Skype for a line check whenever you want. :)

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This @bbcworldservice spot coming up, there’s a hashtag if you want to comment.

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@stephhegarty I can’t DM you (you’re not following?) but all received. Ready and waiting.

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So yes, talking ASIO hack etc on @bbcworldservice @BBC_WHYS at 2045 AEST / 1145 BST, streamed live at bbc.co.uk/worldservicera…

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@snare @bbcworldservice Some Photoshop work may be required…

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@snare @bbcworldservice Hang on, it is still a dart in the face if I use the word “cyber” in quotes to point out why it’s silly?

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@snare @bbcworldservice And rightly so. My stance on the nomenclature is clear.

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BernardKeane twitter is great for angry people to have entire conversations with you that you at no stage participate in

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