Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

May 18th, 2013

@Asher_Wolf Yeah, that sort of thing isn’t even remotely funny until the dead pig count reaches 50,000.

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RT @addelindh: @stilgherrian @gattaca Bots have IDs too. [I stand corrected.]

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Re immediately previous RT, for “very funny” read “mildly amusing”.

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niubi very funny spoof of the hong kong duck.the shanghai inflatable pig, from weibo pic.twitter.com/DMghQL0p3H

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@NicholasFryer I tend not to watch TV either, but I kinda need to keep up to date.

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RT @gattaca: Yahoo Japan Suspects 22 Million IDs Stolen uzip.it/15VSCvc [I call shenanigans. Yahoo only has 140 users.]

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Sat plan, 0550 PDT draft: Quickly check ASIC news; nap; hearty breakfast; write words for money; a very long lunch somewhere pleasant.

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BiellaColeman Whether humans are getting smarter due to technology is an open question. For cats, the answer is ‘yes’ i.imgur.com/3T2NeUd.gif

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@NicholasFryer Are you confusing time and space again? What have you taken tonight? Shall I call an ambulance? Also, thinking Australians.

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@NicholasFryer Yeah I was more thinking of people from the current century.

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Hmmm. I want to fix the typo with a new tweet, but people have already RTd the bad version. Oh well, both versions can live on.

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I think I’ve come up with a new job description for certain people. Official Television Homosexual.

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I think I’ve gone up with a new job description for certain people. Official Television Homosexual.

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jonathonio Graffiti on the outside of Leichhardt Council building instagram.com/p/Zc—fpowxy/

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@NicholasFryer Damn. Well, I’ll have to go back to calling ASIC “reckless” and calling for a head on a spike. It’s a living.

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NewtonMark Geoff Huston on the escalating storage and bandwidth requirements for without . arseh.at/4fvm

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@jeffsonstein @nycjim @mpesce I call shenanigans. She is not the president of France. You’ve been had.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd @Quicksilveraus So, um, I’ll just sit here up the front, then, with the old people. Tell me when we’re at my stop.

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@NicholasFryer Right. When the moment is ripe, I am so going to tell your offspring ALL of the dirt about you.

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@harlyey @NewtonMark Ah yes. Facts. And the best place to get facts about censorship in Australia. Thank you. That proves I need more sleep.

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How have I managed to miss the glory of the Amy’s Baking Company story until now? zdnet.com/amys-baking-co…

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@NicholasFryer Oh, um, ta. Sure you’re not taking this too seriously now? I’m too tired to tell.

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@NewtonMark Well, “I think I remember” is good enough for journalism, so let’s go with that. Otherwise your sound bite fails.

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FatherBob And it came to pass that the 20,000 Magpie fans on their way prematurely home have turned back for glory.

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@NewtonMark Is that right? I have a number of around 1500 in my head for the ACMA blacklist. The sub-1000 is Interpol’s? Dunno.

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gcnelson Hindenboob. Like Zeppelins entwined. O’ the huge mammary! pic.twitter.com/YEvLCx8ZXz

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SMinney Touchdown or bewb-down instagram.com/p/Zb7d-4w8Lw/

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@NicholasFryer I don’t think you understand the utter professionalism with which I approach my craft.

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@BXGD Oh that’s a good idea. I haven’t had fresh-baked bread for ages. Thinks.

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@NicholasFryer While I understand that guilt is your theme for the day, writing on insufficient sleep takes 2x to 3x as long.

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Today, Saturday 18 May, is World Whisky Day. Maybe I should start that. worldwhiskyday.com HT @susan_m

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@NicholasFryer I can’t speak for @Pontifex, but I have nothing to be guilty about. Nothing. At. All.

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So, it’s 0445 PDT, and my choice is to attempt some more sleep or head out to find a coffee and get my work out of the way.

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@michaelneale On a completely unrelated note, I do recall someone giving me an account on a *nix box in Australia I can VPN through.

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@michaelneale When I hit the play button, a female voice says “This content is currently unavailable”. Geotarded, I assume.

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Maybe next year the United Kingdom could enter Sean Connery.

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Or, for that matter, @prestontowers, your mother putting the icing on a birthday cake?

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RT @prestontowers: Amazing how smooth Bonnie Tyler’s face is. Total Eclipse of Her Age. [Bah! Ever watched a plasterer work?]

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michaelmeloni Why would you want Australia to be part of Eurovision? We’d just embarrass ourselves with a shitty Vanessa Amorosi & Belvadere from GMA act

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RT @NickHodgeMSFT: A Private Members Bill “To Move Australia to Europe for Eurovision (Enabling Act) (2013)” [Bonus! ]

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I’ll have to agree with you, @michaelneale. Kinda. Text-only Eurovision is a… curious experience.

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michaelneale Watching Eurovision tweets *only* is better just like books are better than movies. Vampire dubstep could never live up to imagination.

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@sebastianvasta @SnarkyPlatypus I’ll decide that once I’ll filed the story I have to write today. I shouldn’t be awake now, so re-planning.

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I’ll hear nothing said against Romania. They’re a practical people. (*See website for disclosures.)

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michaelneale There is no point in muting the Eurovision tag. Nothing can repel tweets of this magnitude.

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@NicholasFryer No, it can’t be that. This sentence would be a joke, but I can’t think of one right now.

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trevorlong The PRESSURE of a live TV studio environment is taking YEARS off my life.. and all I have to do is put your tweets on air!

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RT @thelaughingsub: Desperately need a wind machine drinking game. [You are not alone, @SnarkyPlatypus!]

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Oh that’a right. eurovision.tv uses Octoshape. Bloody weird-arsed streaming TV things.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @sebastianvasta It would appear that I can watch The Eurovision live, or archived recordings, at eurovision.tv

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The Pedal Party: like a Party Bus, but entirely pedal-powered. Houston, you have a problem. pedal-party.com flickr.com/photos/pedalpa…

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@NickHodgeMSFT At their core, ALL Icelandic songs are about Vikings killing a village.

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@stryqx @jclacherty Surely that would make “spooky action at a distance”, which would be spooky.

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RT @jendudley There’s a sub-stage wind machine. Europe, you impress me so. [I’ll introduce @SnarkyPlatypus some time.]

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RT @_jjw_ @stilgherrian PCP? [Gawd, there’s a thought! But is PCP even a thing any more?]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe I can get some vodka and turn on Fox News and pretend it’s .

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, but it’s 0300 PDT here in San Francisco, I’m sure we can’t get , even on cable.

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Why am I suddenly wide awake?

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Yeah I know I’m not exactly in a position to judge, but FFS.

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The100Bus WHAT THE SHIT IS HAPPENING HERE?! pic.twitter.com/0039PhBNY2

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Elmo_Keep Feel like Google Glass is just the company’s year-long April fools prank.

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I love you, Skywhale.

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martin_o @CentenaryofCanb over Lake Burley Griffen this morning pic.twitter.com/dELTkGdRgL

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@lewellyn What are you doing in Mountain View? When I am in San Francisco? As a bad influence, you are useless!

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf That’s my point. By emphasising the medium, the slow folk will think you’re making a point about “social media”.

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@leslienassar No, seriously, don’t stuff @HelenRazer with jalapeno peppers. No good will come of it. For anyone.

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf And please don’t take ANY of this as detracting from the core important of freedom of speech!

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf The conversation should be about the content of the messages, IMO, not the medium.

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf Cool. There’s often a usage of “over Facebook posts” or “over tweets” to imply they don’t matter.

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RT @sylmobile Is the ACCC looking into HDMI cable pricing? [Let’s Section 313 those with overpriced goods!]

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf And FWIW, I believe “promoting terrorism” may, in some contexts, be a valid political call against appalling govt.

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf … but the medium itself is not the issue, and this is one of my hot button issues.

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf OK, fair call, I did not read (yet). And I agree about the Spanish government’s anti-Basque arsehattery…

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“Ma’am, if you called that a double, I’ll have just a single for the road.” She smiles, and serves me at least a triple.

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@Asher_Wolf @ben_hr Oh indeed. It’s great that this upfuckage has highlighted an appalling piece of legislation.

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@CarloSands @Asher_Wolf So whether it’s “promoting terrorism” depends on the communication medium? Sorry, the tweet baffled me a bit.

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@ben_hr @Asher_Wolf I think the “It’s about censorship” is ‘cos it uses s313 like the Interpol blacklist, but I think we need to zoom out.

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@Asher_Wolf @ben_hr Indeed. That is similar to the analogy I used in my feelpinion. zdnet.com/reckless-oz-re…

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Yeah it’s 2015 PDT, I should probably have lunch at some point.

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So where in San Francisco should I go to get a really cool iPad Mini cover case folder hipster thing? Willing to fellate for cool factor.

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@ben_hr @Asher_Wolf Oh not “just as bad”. Worse. Screwing up 1000 businesses because someone MIGHT fall for an (alleged) investment scam?

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And yet, @NewtonMark, Labor also feeds this utterly bullshit “Australians are doing it tough” narrative. They’re straight-up liars.

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NewtonMark Surely the fact that the libs think there is a “budget emergency” is evidence of their lack of economic credibility. It’s embarrassing.

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@ozdj Yeah, and tell me more about what commercial uses Twitter makes of analysing our spontaneous utterances. We pay for this. Heaps.

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Young people today! They don’t even know how to count breasts.

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@JoelStanton @louiseyaxley Joel, Joel, Joel, what is WRONG with you? There’s TEN dangling boobies!

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@RealNickHodge Everything fun is against the Constitution.

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This ASIC debacle shouldn’t be framed as “censorship” as such (their aim) but reckless and illegal disruption to commerce and communication.

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“Double Jameson, neat.” [Smirks.] God bless The America. instagram.com/p/Zb9cXpiFry/

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Being called “Hon” and being served large whiskies.

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NewtonMark is the kind of thing the French would pillory the Belgians for doing.

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@yinettesys I believe I’m already across that. zdnet.com/reckless-oz-re… But @nazzer may need it explained to her, being a girl and all.

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I’ve been introducing The America to The Skywhale via @louiseyaxley’s photo. They seem confused. pic.twitter.com/rHATNLKsNX

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Someone needs to Section 313 these fuckers from arsehole to breakfast time.

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RT @nazzer ISOC-AU condemns ASIC abuse of s313 powers blocking >1000 Au web sites instead of one scammer. isoc-au.org.au

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I approve of the new password.

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THERE IS A NEW WI-FI PASSWORD AT THE SUTTER BAR WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THIS.

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RT @domknight: @meadea All the mobile ads are just dreadful. No idea why. [I’d assume production costs relative to CPM, ROI etc?]

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@sjb351 @unixbigot @louiseyaxley Excellent, I think all the dots have been joined now. On the strength of that, I’m off to find a drink.

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@_3XIL3_ Still, I appreciate you telling me what I’m thinking and feeling, rather than asking me. That saves a lot of my time.

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@_3XIL3_ No, I’m unimpressed (“hate” is WAY too strong) with what appears to be plunging into shiny toys without thinking thru implications.

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@_3XIL3_ You say that as if someone being a “geek” means they all have to think the same groupthink. That’s the true wrong here.

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benkepes FFS - reported to be closing a deal to buy at a $1.1B valuation. This is getting absurd. Someone is going to get hurt…

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SnarkyPlatypus “In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the SMEGs, Glassholes and Startup Fanatics. She is the Slayer.”

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So hypothetically speaking, if someone wanted to get a 150lb crossbow into Australia, where it’s an illegal weapon, who should they talk to?

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Crossbows to deal with . [They’re on special this week too. instagram.com/p/ZOLn2hCFoj/ Handy.]

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@jdub You’re right, actually. I’ve not noticed any lack in my life without it.

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Also, there were quite a few loose on the streets earlier. Someone needs to sort that out.

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Though that sounds more like a public service than a threat.

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Actually, given the Google I/O thing is on in town, I should threaten to stab one developer per minute until @GooglePlus deal with my name.

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@dmflower I yes, I got one of the very last rooms in the centre of SFO at the rather cute Hotel Bijou. hotelbijou.com

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@dmflower I got the link, thanks. Sorry for not replying, I think I was about to go offline and catch the Caltrain yesterday. Looked good!

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@dmflower Today was a bit of a write-off, sleeping in and then sorting out my accommodation crisis. But the weekend lies ahead!

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Right, San Francisco, who’s taking me to dinner tonight?

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SnarkyPlatypus I was about to ask whether Canberrans were worried about a Lovecraftian horror floating over their town, but then remembered it was Canberra

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louiseyaxley Skywhale! pic.twitter.com/57HYVgHRHs

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MikeCarlton01 From the moonbat Tory emails this morning: “Gillard’s crocodile tears in Parliament were because McTernan put an onion in her speech notes.”

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Skywhale is a bit special, IMHO.

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davpope The size of is quite something. If you get a chance to see it, I highly recommend watching it unfold. pic.twitter.com/8aSb5uKRu5

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Fri plan, 1600 PDT update: Hotel migration; lock in dinner plans; do a little of that writing for money stuff; collapse.

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Thank you to the SEKRIT LIZARD PERSON for solving the accommodation miscalculation.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. J’essaie de ne pas se laisser distraire par laitières et les porcs. Il est dangereux ici. Et vous?

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I was just told, second hand, that the Microsoft Store here gets 500+ people a day complaining about Windows 8. Seems high, even given…

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@davispg Oh here you go. “NSA, FBI split on comms intercepts” zdnet.com/nsa-fbi-split-…

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Guy at next table, on phone, proclaiming security of their on-handset messages… as he loudly reads out their usernames and passwords.

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RT @myrcurial: Who needs a ground squirrel when CYBER RACCOON is on the loose. yfrog.com/oewgimaj [CYBER RACCOON! Ping @firstdogonmoon]

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@davispg Exactly that. That’s one reason why the NSA doesn’t want the FBI to insist on these back doors. I linked to that earlier?

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RT @Beaker: RT @daveaitel: Covered in vomit with a smelly baby in Manhattan traffic < Are the two things remotely related? [Three things.]

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@djmc Ah, I suspect I don’t use YouTube as often as I used to, because I’m mobile and on 3G/4G so much of the time. There is an upside!

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Just had a fascinating chat with a San Francisco Parking & Traffic officer on her break. They separated out from SFPD earlier this year.

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@elelibs Which all makes sense. Alas, Twitter has decided that “luring you to more eyeball time” is far more important than your wants.

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@caseyjohnellis As fair notice and/or dire warning, I’m in town through to Sunday evening with a relatively flexible schedule.

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@elelibs Ah! That’s all good. That’s a function of your Twitter client, though, so I don’t see that problem. Maybe another client is better?

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OH: “I don’t know what you’re telling me this! I don’t need friends, and I don’t need expert advice.”

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snipeyhead If you or your company might be in on the “booth bro” stunt, follow directions here so we know who you are! gender-shenanigans.com/post/506639734…

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@elelibs Say what? You just called for the ability to delete other people’s communications to third parties because they’re inconvenient?

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RT @jeanburgess: WTF, GoogleTube? pic.twitter.com/nDPt1hbDQz [I’ve been shown this dialog TWICE now. Eff off, Google!]

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@gattaca Ooooh yeah. And since I wrote that, ISOC-AU and the policy wonks are putting the boot in too. We’ll give THEM a Section 313. ;)

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@gattaca Happy Friday. BTW, did you see what Australia’s clever securities regulator did recently? zdnet.com/reckless-oz-re…

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On a somewhat related note, from this time last year: “NSA, FBI split on comms intercepts” zdnet.com/nsa-fbi-split-… Ping @gattaca

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“Computer scientists to FBI: don’t require all our devices to have backdoors for spies” boingboing.net/2013/05/17/com… HT @gattaca

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That should, of course, be “Starbucks knows”, since Starbucks is a singular thing with many tentacles. Like Haliburton.

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So Starbucks know how to do cross-promotion. Note the “Now Playing” stuff. pic.twitter.com/MRJpI2TZOm

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At a Starbucks, catching up with coffee intake and the sentencing of the four British LulzSec hackers. theregister.co.uk/2013/05/16/lul…

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Data backups have finished. Heading out into the San Francisco Friday to an unknown fate.

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Fri plan: Lunch somewhere nice; kill time until I can resolve the SFO accommodation miscalculation; write for @iTnews_au; evening TBA.

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Waiting for data backups to finish.

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“Sponsored Content Pretty Fucking Awesome” theonion.com/articles/spons… HT @DJBentley

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This week’s ABC @RNmediareport leads with a discussion of the media coverage of Bradley Manning’s trial. abc.net.au/radionational/…

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@jeamland Yep, and when she gets together with that other bitch, Mistress Insomnia… well… no good comes of it.

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Fri plan, draft: Plan remainder of time in San Francisco; re-arrange brain; write for @iTnews_au; evening TBA.

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It’s just gone 0900 PDT. It’s Friday. I’m exhausted. And my exhaustion is catching up with me. And yet, I must plan a day…

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BlogsofWar So bored with 3D printing pieces. Can we move on and start hyping another emerging technology to death?

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