Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 5th, 2013

Footage of CityRail’s vision for Sydney’s future transport needs. youtube.com/watch?v=TrvLK2…

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Do you want to know how to make a Hovercraft Dogs Bed? Of course you do! instructables.com/id/Hovercraft-… instructables.com/files/deriv/FH…

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Parrot Cyberworld! (But no Internet Fraud, OK?) parrotcyberworld.com

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Colvinius Fabulous Turkish magazine cover of Erdogan fighting the “Twitter menace”: pic.twitter.com/IlgFHfTuVy

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RT @intrepidfear: google.com.au/search?q=%22cy… it goes on… [It’s true! Cyber-hacker War!]

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It gets worse. “Criminal cyber hackers from the Middle East and North Africa” are planning “mega cyber attacks”! google.com/search?q=%22cr…

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Hey @gattaca, you’d better watch out! These guys are everywhere! google.com/search?q=%22cy…

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Oh this is seriously depressing. “Cyber hackers” are rife. google.com.au/search?q=%22cy… @snare @CreetureNZ

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@CreetureNZ @snare Certainly “cyber hackers” has been heard more than once on ABC Radio’s current affairs programs.

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RT @dahowlett: Stick without carrot is a short term fix imo. [That’s what she said…]

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Tonight’s inadequate porn: “Proof Committee Hansard SENATE ECONOMICS LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Budget Estimates (Public) TUESDAY, 4 JUNE 2013”

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@LindaMottram Let’s just pretend that never happened.

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bondiicebergs No respite! Pool closed. We are getting smashed. Update in morning. pic.twitter.com/aXXKywYom9

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@snare I approve of your strategy, overall and in specific detail.

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@snare Yeah sorry ‘bout that. I should switch to “electro” again.

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@snare I’ve decided that it’s best to be pre-emptive, and add EVEN MOAR CYBERZ to otherwise cromulent words.

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@snare The depressing thing is, you end up having to throw in a couple so stories turn up in search results. Then (some) editors add more.

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Do people in all the medias not understand how stupid they sound when they put “cyber” in all the things? Like bleating sheep!

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Obviously they’re “China’s cyber intentions”, @gattaca, because journalism. Kill me.

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“Cyber intentions”! FFS.

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JHutcheon Around in 60 mins: Jim Middleton in Myanmar, Syria, & a discussion on China’s cyber intentions w Tobias Feakin @ABCNews24 9pm AET

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Ducks are not to be trusted at their word.

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“Coherent regulation best for near field communications”, writes “The ACMA”. Oh? Not incoherent regulation? Pity. acma.gov.au/theACMA/Newsro…

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Pyne in a gag what?

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elronxenu @stilgherrian @LiamT The ultra-secure mode requires a personal visit to AusRegistry’s office by your manservant, bearing a sealed letter.

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@dobes @engochick There are too many unneeded superfluous words in that warning.

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@dikkii Thanks, though it seems it just “forgot” its filters. Its configuration had defaulted to empty for some reason. Chinese hackers.

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In which @LiamT describes how AusRegistry wants to charge domain-holders HEAPS more for providing secure service. smh.com.au/it-pro/securit…

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@UniofAdelaide And yes, perfect for YouTube now. Certain reputations would have been destroyed forever.

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@UniofAdelaide Thanks. I’m thinking between 1979 and 1982, perhaps. Alas, what clues I’d have would be in long-term storage.

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@UniofAdelaide I’m thinking earlier than 1985. Prosh Breakfast with Countdown theme. Molly Meldrum and Bob Francis hosted. It went… rowdy.

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RT @iiadamogrady: @stilgherrian You’re not my real cyber-father, you can’t tell me what to do. [There’s something I need to tell you…]

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RT @dobes: @stilgherrian dump the core [Done. And flushed.]

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I have explained a few things to the software and it has chosen to behave itself. If only you did likewise.

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Fuck it, I am going to restart the internet.

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Web browsers, what even are they?

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Is it just me, or did AdBlock Plus used to, you know, block ads?

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New blog post (very late): “Weekly Wrap 156: An excess of Sydney, with smog” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/15…

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Laughing at a diagram.

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MT @NewtonMark: Consumers have literally no idea. [There, I fixed it for you.]

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Old Uni of Adelaide people, did Midnight Oil play the Proshdown breakfast where Molly hosted and the chair was thrown and the food fight?

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“The Gillard Government … will provide better schools for generations of Australian children,” says Garrett. Universities, not so much.

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“Do teenagers count as people?” asks Charles Richardson. Not in NSW, apparently. blogs.crikey.com.au/worldisnotenou…

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eleanor_morley If you’re in a bad mood look at how happy this man is with his giant onion pic.twitter.com/ipQchHXODx

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So if you ever doubted that Adelaide still had the creativities, there’s proof right there.

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NicholasFryer MT @splashadelaide: Meet our new Splash mascot pic.twitter.com/S7YV3kZUNS [Please note, Beijing, definitely NOT yellow]

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StilCyber cyber-Wet

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BundyB Yes, training consultant, it’s safe to say that I do use a lot of “Microsoft” in my job as a Windows Server and Exchange Administrator …..

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The Grass-Mud Horse list: 2057 terms that’ll get you blocked in China. chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/06/two-ye… HT @isaac via @declanm

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That link posted by @rgibli in that RT? You want copyright law to change? Well, do what she says.

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rgibli ALRC Copyright Exceptions Discussion paper released: alrc.gov.au/publications/c… Get reading, it’s a monster!

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So @BernardKeane has pretty much admitted to the RFK assassination right there.

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I see @GuardianAus has run the AAP vision of Scott Morrison being abandoned by journalists. guardian.co.uk/world/video/20…

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Waiting for Hansard.

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@llament @Asher_Wolf Apart, that is, from common decency and a sense of serving the Australian people rather than arse-covering.

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@llament @Asher_Wolf Why would the Attorney-General say something that’d cast his department in a bad light?

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NewtonMark So I guess if I defraud someone to the tune of $250,000, I can get away with it by telling ASIC it was a “very small number of dollars.”

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Dear @Cmdr_Hadfield, you’re back on Earth now. You can stop being interesting if you want to.

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GSElevator #1: Homosexuality is a win-win for dudes. It usually takes two good looking guys and two ugly girls off the market.

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How can we possibly understand what is going on in the world without TV news camera operators walking backwards? Are you mad?

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RT @cxi: I just can’t make this shit up. instagram.com/p/aKYNqGEOyX/ [Passive mop use is hell on the bystanders.]

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Excellent, @michaelmeloni, I’ll pop up later and create my new handout pic for conference programs etc.

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michaelmeloni Oh no. @Coles has erected a life size One Direction board outside their store. You can stand behind it and pretend you are part of 1D

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RT @michaelneale: lawyers for these people will be in touch: bellybandit.com.au/mother-tucker.… [Good-o, I’ll explain trademark law to them.]

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I’m going to start a diet and cooking blog aimed at young mothers. It’ll be called Mothertucker.

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RT @oberonsghost: Who needs 15yo sons, Kindy and SUVs, when the checkout dudes at the local soupey are so lovely.

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Mothers had to wait until their own sons were 15 and bringing their friends home before going cougar. Now, its all SUVs and kindergartens.

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RT @NicholasFryer: Oh, things were simpler then. Stuff like ADHD, left-handedness & homosexuality hadn’t even been invented. [So true.]

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JustinianNews Peter Whitford SC becomes a judge of the NSW Dizzo. Shock non-Riverview appointment

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How did mothers EVER manage to raise children without blogs? No wonder child mortality rates were so high.

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BernardKeane I’d have thought the “question libertarians can’t answer” is why we’re mostly privileged white males.

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Look. Illegal boat people. Asbestos. You can’t see the everybody-wins solution here?

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Unless Sean Parker is involved, obviously, in which case just go your hardest.

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But there’s a big difference between an agency having the opinion that some activity is criminal, and some due process having decided that.

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I tell you what, if I have to read the enabling legislation to figure that out, I’ll be more than fuckin’ stabby.

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Can ASIC decide for itself that something is illegal? Or do they need to get the Federal Court to say that?

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RT @paulwallbank: Okay, one more person says “going forward” and I am going to lose it. [This could be quite amusing going forward.]

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@GordyPls I am unfamiliar with this Distant Dog Doctrine, but I feel your pain.

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Dear @firstdogonmoon, will Senator Cameron’s Tea be a new character today? Or soon?

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@GordyPls Dogs must give you a lot of trouble of an evening.

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RT @triplej: According to Denis Leary, who was frozen and NOT dead? [Julie Bishop, but what would he know.]

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Then again listen to @ThatAmelia talking about fact-checking at @NewYorker. abc.net.au/radionational/…

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“Source: reddit.com / via: imgur.com”, writes BuzzFeed. And they say journalism is dead.

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BernardKeane Oh dear… another rise in GVA per hour worked… that labour productivity crisis is really damaging Australia isn’t it?

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Hah! Video of the media pack abandoning Morrison to talk to Fitzgibbon this morning. youtube.com/watch?v=Ui3FDH…

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Here’s a great interview with Don Weatherburn, Dir NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, from March. abc.net.au/sundayprofile/…

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“The significant uptrend in fraud for NSW is partly linked to service station drive-offs.”

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RT @LandcareTim: As long as there is a news special on Sydney’s most dangerous suburbs I will be happy. [Me too.]

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Latest NSW quarterly crime stats are out. Watch them being mis-spinned by politicians later today. lawlink.nsw.gov.au/Lawlink/bocsar…

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SnarkyPlatypus Is ASIC taking requests on sites to block? I know a few blogues with no substantive content.

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RT @bennpackham: Today’s Geelong Advertiser: “Kevin to the Rescue” pic.twitter.com/80TEHExbQW [Yeah I keep forgetting Geelong is in Queensland.]

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As you can see, I’m dealing with all the new things in my inbox by reading stuff on the internet. Because I’m a professional.

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So Sean Parker is an arsehole? I’m not experiencing a whole lot of the surprise-emotion here, Brian. theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

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I have a freshly-shaved face, brushed teeth, pants on, a fresh coffee. And a new pile of stuff that changes my day a bit. Again. Stand by.

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Results of Alcatel-Lucent VDSL Vectoring trials, from Sep 2012, but note the weasel words. www2.alcatel-lucent.com/techzine/vdsl2… HT @TurnbullMalcolm

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I gather ASIC thinks the internet is only “websites”, and websites are only used for what they find after a cursory look at the home page?

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sherro58 Our new based australia.gov.au is now live. Very proud of our great team pic.twitter.com/KVg2GxMtra

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RT @nick_gonzo: @paulcarr Can you really be threatened by a man who calls himself “The squirt instructor”? [A question I’d not considered.]

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@jonathonio Or, we should hold a Royal Commission into that tweet, because ambiguity and hyperbole are killing civilisation and turtles.

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@jonathonio Or, I used different words in different sentences.

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Gawker writer complains word makes you sound stupid, based on linguistic principle “I don’t like it make it stop”. gawker.com/stop-using-the…

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@jonathonio I do. And I wrote that tweet quite carefully with meaning in mind.

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@granleese Indeed. I’m intrigued that many speakers at events like get huge kudos but there’s little linkage to actual revenue rises.

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ozdj are as irrelevant and dangerous today as they were 5yrs ago. RT @Warlach: @shiftkey @stilgherrian Oy, are we still using SMEG?

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@Warlach @shiftkey Well, I’m still using , but I’m also 100km from the conference and, um, still not properly out of bed. It’s cold.

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RT @paulkidd: That’s not the devil; that’s just a little Santorum. [And having cross that boundary, I’ll change the subject.]

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“After finding God, he sought hospitalisation following damage caused to his rectum.” Oh, so THAT’S where He left it…

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“Christian ‘ex-gay’ porn star: Devil comes out of your anus when you have gay sex” pinknews.co.uk/2013/01/03/chr… HT @bmagnanti via @Arash_Mohebbi

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RT @Warlach: RT @kaitlyngreen: 90% of @Coles marketing is done in-house [And you know what? It doesn’t show AT ALL.]

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RT @granleese: Coles strategy: Celebrity Endorsement. The end. [How dare you! That man earns a LOT of money so obviously it’s clever.]

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RT @Warlach: Coles CMO emphasising how hard it is for working families and how their goal is to help them. [The boys do housework?]

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bernietb OH: “After doing my feature, I was completely drained and needed a few days off” - It was only 1500 words, mate.

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OhWonka “Are you going to school tomorrow?” “No, I’m riding my lesbian unicorn to Afghanistan.”

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RT @JuleenBronson: Coles aiming to build the strongest brand in Australia pic.twitter.com/ta9niqqBGE [* With some imported ingredients.]

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latikambourke Scott Morrison holding doorstop. Reporters abandon him mid-sentence when they sight Joel Fitzgibbon ‘nice to be popular.’

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RT @michaelmeloni: If there’s one market Coles really needed, it was the tweens. One day they’ll buy roast chickens too []

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If I strapped my dying old brand to a boy band, it’d be sad, desperate and illegal. When Coles does, obviously completely different.

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RT @derektweets: coming to a shopadocket near you pic.twitter.com/IG5F02JwaY [Which brand is more demeaned here?]

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michaelmeloni @stilgherrian I prefer to imagine you and a team of scientists have been shrunk, placed inside a pill capsule & about to enter a human body

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RT @susan_m: Windows 8.1 Could Become What Windows 8.0 Should Have Been: Gartner news analysis gartner.com/document/25013… [Lulwut?]

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paulwallbank Good luck to everyone having terse meetings with HR departments and memo writing anal retentive managers today.

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To be clear, that Pod picture was @colwar on a VLine train to Melbourne. twitter.com/colwar/status/…

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The world seems to be remarkably full of arsehats today.

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@JustinFlitter Oh, so you’re claiming YOU’RE the official? Wow. That’s a bit special. Some might think presumptuous. Not me though, Sir.

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Better caption? “Pod 26 en route to the instagram.com/p/aJz6HGH949/

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paulcarr Duly noted. Self aware porn star Marcus London is “not someone you fuck with.”

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marcuslondon @paulcarr good Cos i ain’t someone u fuck with

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@lukephillips @snarkle It so often turns out that the simplest public health initiatives are the best.

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RT @paulwallbank: Ooh look- two endangered species! pic.twitter.com/u59N7VNRXf [Oh well played!]

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“Help me, Lisa McCune. You’re my only hope.”

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Actually, I shouldn’t post that picture again. We had enough trouble with Premier Napthine and all the joy-with-animals yesterday.

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Yes, it’s going to be one of those mornings.

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See what I did there, @ZDNet? I indicated which country a country-specific story was about in the headline itself. Because manners.

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“[US] ITC issues ‘limited’ import ban on iPhones, iPads for violating Samsung patent”, writes @zackwhittaker zd.net/18SvrSL

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Note to Writers and Churnalists: “It’s official” is not a synonym for “I saw it written somewhere, maybe a press release, whatever”.

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@JustinFlitter: It’s Official: Teens are flocking to Twitter — bit.ly/12JMYWWO [So which official said this? Under what authority?]

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SultanAlQassemi Turkish flag re-worked in the wake of Erdogan’s Twitter “menace to society” comment - via @ASE pic.twitter.com/z74nn17bJv

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis en colère contre le ciel, et la terre, et avec chaque atome dans les deux. Et vous?

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“Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes”, and it all seems very sensible. bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-… HT somebody I forgot, sorry.

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In which @stevenbjohnson explains why Silicon Valley is not the second coming of the Gilded Age, with some nuance. medium.com/the-peer-socie…

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Wed plan, draft, given Certain Irritations: Assemble the first episode of the SEKRIT podcast project; cry.

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Indeed, @SulphurCocky, and I suspect in this case, from descriptions of the work, there’s have been little problem getting a classification.

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SulphurCocky @stilgherrian @smh It’s been shown that all a person(artist) has to do is is submit any “such” works for a censorship classification

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bengoldacre From Julian Barnes’ new book. I love that the first ever balloonist was relieved, above all, to get away from Twitter pic.twitter.com/gb7oVxlE1F

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“I’m not a worser or anything,” said Mr Jackson, who has made three runs for council. I so want to interview him for a podcast.

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“Porn charges could get artist 10 years’ jail”, but the crimea against fashion should see him hanged. smh.com.au/entertainment/…

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