Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 24th, 2013

@snerdish Thank you. There’s indeed much of interest in that @e_kaspersky interview. Or did you mean the “llamas”?

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RT @piecritic: Haha, ASIC won’t even tell me which provisions they’re trying to abuse: righttoknow.org.au/request/ip_add… [Hilarious, guys.]

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For those not watching That TV Program, I have a new podcast. corruptednerds.com And here’s another llama. Kinda. oi44.tinypic.com/2l89swl.jpg

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@JohnBirmingham Or, you could go to your traditional standby of whiskey and tentacle porn. Rugby players would be up for that.

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@JohnBirmingham So what if the whole State of Origin team was meant to get on a plane with all the media, BUT THEY DIDN’T TURN UP?

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I am going to have a bit of a hangover in the morning. There is hard data to suggest that my editors will be pleased by this.

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glcarlstrom In an era of foreign news budget cuts, an entire planeload of journalists is flying from Moscow to Havana to photograph an empty seat.

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S7U The ‘Snowden’;
Juice from 1/2 limes, 2 oz vodka, Cola.
Pour lime juice over ice cubes, leave out vodka, fill with cola, stir, serve.

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TheMediaTweets : “YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!?!” (hat tip @mattholehouse): pic.twitter.com/t4jvNpKQn3

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“Well, Brian, if my knowledge of extradition law is anything to go by, and there was this one scene about a Checkpoint Charlie exchange…”

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“So, Michael, you’ve watched Bond films since the Connery days, AND watched all the Jason Bourne movies. Where might Snowden be now?”

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“Tonight on ‘I’m a Instant Fucking Expert’, international espionage! Joining us, a man who’s read Wikipedia on dozens of spy thrillers!”

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This is true, @corduroy, BOTTOM SECRET is really just that Cambridge thing.

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corduroy @stilgherrian they’re probably not going to rename it to the more meaningful BOTTOM SECRET though.

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In which @KimDotcom equates the knowledge level of the NSA with the knowledge level of journalists. Uhuh. Let’s go with that, right?

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KimDotcom A planeload of journalists are now off to spend the day in Cuba… Well done Julian. ThSA has no clue wheren is ;-)

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I love the way people gasp at how many folks have TOP SECRET clearance, not realising that’s near the bottom of the scale of SEKRIT.

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RT @juhasaarinen: @stilgherrian You are now in the know. Play the mandolin, motherfucker. [Wow. I think I just fell in love.]

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chrisberg snowden likely in moscow qantas lounge having pastries

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russian_market BOARDING IS OVER. SNOWDEN DIDN’T SHOW UP. POOR CNN & BCC JOURNALISTS WHO ARE FLYING TO CUBA NOW….HASTA LA VISTA!

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@cxi Only that the images we usually see are media clichés, whereas you’re presenting un-spun views of daily life in Afghanistan.

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RT @juhasaarinen: @stilgherrian Did you look in the funny directory? [Yes. And I wish I hadn’t.]

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paulwallbank Duck Duck Go’s Post-PRISM Growth Actually Proves No One Cares About “Private” Search searchengineland.com/duck-duck-go-p… via @sengineland

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“OK, bar him right now! And the animal!” says the barman. Uhoh.

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@chrisbrownie @thegrenville Yeah look I think you need to seek medical attention.

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RT @glengyron: Everyone on twitter was born in South Australia. @RealNickHodge @cosmicjester @stilgherrian [Well der.]

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RT @thegrenville: @stilgherrian parmA [Oh just fuck off, you illiterate cunt. I mean that affectionately, obviously, but with pity.]

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I have ordered a chicken parmy and I’m not afraid to admit it.

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RT @corduroy: “This train now terminates at Lawson” [HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Oh. Um, what terrible luck, Sir.]

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RT @D_Keating: @stilgherrian la llama is una quadrupedo… [Yay! Literary references!]

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thornae @stilgherrian: If we threw all the patronising racists off TV, there would be barely any programs left.
And wouldn’t that be nice?

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Also, I have just introduced you to druggedllama.com You can thank me later.

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You reckon [PROTECTED] is trolling? I’ll show you fucking trolling!

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Me from Aug 2012: Stephen Fry a patronising racist, should be thrown off TV. Not news, just time you understood. stilgherrian.com/edict/00021/

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RT [PROTECTED]: Fuck it, just outsource the ABC to a Gopro Cam on @stephenfry’s head. No difference to now.

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@smperris Possibly my view on placentas is coloured by growing up on a dairy arm. Over-supply. Burial. Dogs. Up-digging. Eating. Spreading.

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@smperris I’m not going to even begin to tell you whats wrong with that sentence.

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RT @cxi: Angry Birds - Afghanistan Edition! instagram.com/p/a77VDykO2Q/ [So many of @cxi’s Afghanistan pics are revealing. Please continue, Sir!]

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Wow, my tweet on Nine News and Labor leadership speculation has 80 retweets and counting. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s… We are not alone it seems.

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RT @smperris: Bugger the jet pack. Where’s my tear free onion, Monsanto? [Onions in freezer for 10 mins before slicing.]

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SnarkyPlatypus Tracey’s non-moving cheeks are fascinating.

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MikeCarlton01 And tonight on Australian Story: Ivan Milat, the shy, Aussie bush-loving kid who grew up to follow his dream.

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Here’s @ABCNews24 disappearing up Taiga’s arse in the sickening Mandela death-wish instagram.com/p/a71vrtiFgQ/

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@R_Chirgwin Oh bah! @hg_nelson isn’t just sport, it’s philosophy. Plus I worked a gig with HG once, back last century some time.

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glengyron Judith Sloan. Ambush Predator.

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hg_nelson The culture has to change. Air Supply, Andre Rieu, the copperart decor, fondue nights round at Warnie’s, none of it works anymore

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Meanwhile, as I wrote last week, “Ignorant Oz politicians prevent meaningful metadata debate” zdnet.com/au/ignorant-oz…

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SenatorLudlam sen brandis couldn’t even be bothered to speak to report. wanted: an actual shadow attorney general in australia.

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Please consider adjusting your language, folks. ibiblio.org/Dave/Dr-Fun/df… HT [PROTECTED]

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RT @paulkidd: @stilgherrian @firstdogonmoon I WANT A THERAPY LLAMA [We all do, Paul. We all do.]

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Dear Nine News, pub front bars used to be your heartland. You have lost it. At this pub, they turn to TEN as soon as @theprojecttv starts.

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Nine News promo mentions Labor leadership issues. A groan erupts throughout the front bar. Someone shouts “Oh give it a fucking break!”

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Can you get drunk and watch Bridget Jones’ Diary with a therapy llama? [Yes. Or booze, speed and “Withnail and I”.]

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In 15 years, it will be revealed that Rojo was the Jimmy Savile of therapy llamas.

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“I think Rojo has the sense of how special our kids are and he loves them,” Schmidt said at Providence Children’s Center.

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I hope @firstdogonmoon knows about these therapy llamas.

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“Rojo and Napoleon light up every hall they glide down and every room they enter in the hospital.”

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And there’s a video, “Therapy llama spreads cheer in Portland” koin.com/2013/04/08/the…

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It seems all these therapy llamas are in Portland. Obviously. interactives.koin.com/photomojo/gall…

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Looks more like Pride Parade Llama. [No, this 3.bp.blogspot.com/-ZzLKZ0thNxE/T… or something.]

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Time for another plug for my new podcast. Ep 1 @e_kaspersky on cybers. corruptednerds.com And a therapy llama. msnbcmedia1.msn.com/j/streams/2013…

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@kristinmoore2 That, and timing, and sheer luck. Whether an idea spreads is largely down to the mood of the mob at the moment, and luck.

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@thelaughingsub I don’t think we’re going to get much of the rain up here.

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You can’t see it yet, boys and girls, but Taiga is worried that it’ll soon be dark. instagram.com/p/a7qfttCFot/

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“Oh that’s right, it’s a long walk for someone with four stumpy legs.” instagram.com/p/a7puW8CFoL/

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“I can hear currawongs in the forest.” instagram.com/p/a7pZG1iFn5/

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“The puddles are annoying, but the reflections are pretty.” instagram.com/p/a7pHbmiFnn/

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“It’s still a bit wet out here.” instagram.com/p/a7o7qeCFnd/

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According to the BoM’s radar, I shoud be OK to wander into the village for a beer.

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MT @kristinmoore2: All you need is 16 mates and you can achieve your dreams. [Yeah, I think I was at that party.]

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@kristinmoore2 Lovely, thank you. This does indeed inspire me.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland @kcarruthers I believe there are quite a few specific scenarios that should be Pozible’d. I’m making a list.

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@riskybusiness And stereo systems, as the old people call them. The Axis nations did very well with that stuff. And steam locomotives.

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@kristinmoore2 Oh dear God, do you have a project number for that? I would like to read and learn.

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@riskybusiness You just hate my freedom because my freedom has better food.

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That reminds me. I have to set up the @Pozible thingy to fund my special ideas for “The 9pm Edict” or “Stilgherrian Live” or whatever.

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@jeamland That’s not in relation to Ponycon in particular. I’ve just been meaning to ask. @kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus

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@jeamland Will you wear a onesie and let me lead you around on a leash? @kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus

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AndrewBGreene Retiring Liberal MP Barry Haase tells Parliament “minorities and the speech police are taking over and we’re letting it happen”

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Maybe I should go to Ponycon AU 2014 in Marebourne, because that would be a thing that would be good to go to.

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“Ponycon AU 2014: Marebourne” is already 78% funded. pozible.com/project/17607 Ping @jeamland @kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus

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Oh. @regvulture is crowdfunding “An independent study into Australia’s NBN”. That seems like a good idea. pozible.com/project/26539/

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At the height of US terrorism deaths, US gun deaths were still 100x greater. theatlantic.com/politics/archi… HT @Andrew_Zammit

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RT @scottcarson1957: @stilgherrian @Falkvinge @trib Fear the reality…not the shadow. ;) [Well played. And yes, I fear reality…]

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@Andrew_Zammit I don’t think it was The Atlantic. Or at least my search-fu is failing to find it just now.

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@scottcarson1957 @Falkvinge @trib My God, you’re right! There’s water EVERYWHERE! ALL AROUND US. WE COULD BE DROWNED AT ANY TIME.

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Also, from 2012, @Falkvinge’s “We should be spending billions fighting bathtubs, not terrorism” falkvinge.net/2012/11/15/we-… HT @trib

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Here is the Attorney-General’s full media statement. Thrill at the glorious prose! attorneygeneral.gov.au/Mediareleases/…

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Me from 2006: “Terrorism: as dangerous as a bathtub” stilgherrian.com/politics/terro…

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Because the same tiny , tiny handful of incidents keep getting trotted out as “justification” for comprehensive digital surveillance.

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There was a chart a few weeks ago, comparing “terror deaths” with gun deaths, car cashes, diabetes etc. Anyone got the link handy?

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“The recent events in Boston and London highlight the ongoing threat of terrorism,” he asserts. So, a tiny handful of deaths per year.

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Attorney-General just announced “Government will not pursue a mandatory data retention regime at this time and will await further advice.”

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@PeteDotAscian Thank you, the consensus does seem to be that the Kaspersky interview went well. I had fun, certainly.

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@Gin_ev_ra Some of them are going to be women too, I imagine.

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“It combines two of my favorite things - color coding and books! I love it. Hopefully I can make that happen some day!”

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Why thank you, College Prep, “Color Curated Vintage Book Collections” are a MUST for success. Love the comments too. thecollegeprepster.com/2013/06/color-…

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Oh dear, @Gin_ev_ra, yes Bloglovin does have a SLIGHT female bias. Specifically, females who shop. bloglovin.com

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And… I see that I’ve just missed the window of opportunity for getting into the village for a steak. Looks like that’ll be dinner.

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@Andrew_Zammit Oh thank you very much for that, I’ll have a read over lunch.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: “Llamas of Christ”, the long forgotten sequel to “Brides of Christ”. [I think ABC TV should green-light that NOW!]

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Another plug for my new podcast. Ep 1 @e_kaspersky on cybers. corruptednerds.com Another quite normal llama pic. images.quickblogcast.com/93149-88488/fa…

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@walkleys I’m having one of those mornings too. I blame the weather.

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@walkleys Or, as we call it, “Good afternoon”…

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“[Australian] Parliamentary committee [JCIS] dodges data retention decision”, writes @j_hutch afr.com/p/technology/p…

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“Committee [JCIS] throws data retention decision back to [Australian] government”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/au/committee-t…

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Colvinius Just making it official. MT @ValerioVeo: Facebook’s former security chief now works for the NSA. theatlanticwire.com/technology/201…

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@404ed Thank you, and yes I found so much to think about in that conversation. There’ll be more to come.

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Whoever said that Hong Kong government statement was a fine” fuck you” was right. info.gov.hk/gia/general/20…

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Colvinius Kevin Rudd will be the new Australian cricket coach by Friday.

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chrisberg really great ruddmentum start to the week hey

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Another plug for my new podcast. Ep 1 is @e_kaspersky on cybers. corruptednerds.com Here’s two llamas on holiday. images.travelpod.com/tw_slides/ta01…

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dobes Oh god! It’s like a half dozen @spandaslui showed up at once! moshtix.com.au/directory/uplo…

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So 321 pages in that JCIS report. I think my afternoon plans have just been locked in.

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nigelkersten TSA officer SFO: “what color is that (toy) light saber?” Me: … TSA: “We have different security procedures for Sith & Jedi.”

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Aust’n Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security’s report on National Security Legislation is out. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_…

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The PM is now on TV again, reading another Big LIst of Facts. Another 84 days to go… permitting.

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gattaca @georgevhulme We lived the 80s. Flashbacks will arrive of their own accord.

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@PointZeroOne Again, thanks. And I tend to agree about the high bar. I have three recording in the can, I’ll edit them this week.

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@PointZeroOne Oh thanks, I’m glad I’m not the only one who enjoyed digging deeper into @e_kaspersky’s headline thoughts.

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GreenJ Breaking:

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mstyczen Best twitter response ever via the @CalgaryPolice pic.twitter.com/b8vjsbPVsc

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@jonoabroad I haven’t submitted it to iTunes yet. I have a bug in my RSS feeds somewhere and need to resolve that first.

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RT @maldamkar: @stilgherrian glad your plugging your thingy. :-) [Oh so am I!]

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RT @atirere: @stilgherrian but think of the clicks if its you in a variety of animal onesies! [I’ll save that idea for another time…]

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Episode one of my new podcast corruptednerds.com has @e_kaspersky and here is an interesting penguin. i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/arc…

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I will also be plugging my new thing a couple of times through the day, but nowhere near levels and I’ll include photos of animals.

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Mon plan, replanned: Administrivia in the morning; lunch (where?); writing words for money in the afternoon; evening TBA but I have an idea.

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I read that as “defecate”. For ten minutes, you say?

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Rearranging the day.

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There. I’ve Godwin’d it. My work here is done.

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“I’m just putting questions to you.” Yes, @BreakfastNews. I assume, also, that your chap was “just following orders”?

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glengyron LOL. @BreakfastNews goes from the CEDA breakfast which frames the debate about economics… to more in a single breath.

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I’ve just been emailed the PM’s script. It seems much, much shorter than the tedious drone being delivered on TV right now. She’s talented.

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The PM is on TV right now being remarkably dull for a remarkably long time. I hope she does this all the way to 14 September. I’d like that.

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RT @jeamland: Is lockstep anything like dubstep? [No, but perhaps Labor should be in dubstep with the PM.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je pense que vous devez comprendre le froid correctement. Mais oui, tuons les choses et de les brûler.

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So Labor thinks that being “in lockstep with the PM” is a good image? You know who else liked lockstep…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis ravie de découvrir que c’est lundi et moins de 3 degrés. Je suis très heureux. Et vous?

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Prime Minister Pyne. Yeah, that could work.

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“Gender outcome”? Love you, @BreakfastNews!

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If only the Supermoon caused other things to go up a few more inches…

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paulkidd @stilgherrian SUPERMOON PUSHES LABOR DOWN IN POLLS

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chrisberg oh god what about cyber boats

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“Super moon to bring wild weather to Sydney,” @smh? smh.com.au/environment/we… You failed Year 9 science? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermoon… HT @LandcareTim

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zephoria Horrified that even respectable journalists are paying more attn to game of Where’s Snowden? than helping the public understand the issues.

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Suffering from cybers? Advanced Persistent Threats got you down? APTDefender can help! aptdefender.com HT @rmogull via @BrianHonan

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Mon plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; lunch, or something; create a second media object for someone; batten things, probably “hatches”.

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RT @swearyanthony: what the FUCK does that even mean, HSBC? pic.twitter.com/3h3GStKe3p [Soul-lint, or something, innit. @chrisjrn]

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So last night I launched a podcast corruptednerds.com The first episode is a chat with @e_kaspersky about cybers corruptednerds.com/pod/conversati…

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The great thing about is supposed grown-ups cheerfully saying “Supermoon” as if it’s like, a grown-up word.

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So 3.6C, windchill’d to 1.6C, with a forecast maximum of 8C. So I’m in an EXCELLENT MOOD.

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Well here we go then.

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I’ll have a shitload to do in the morning, I can tell, so I’m gone now. Pigeons. flickr.com/photos/stilghe… Nerds. corruptednerds.com

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@ConnorJolley A silent mute is better than an unfollow. Even an unfollow gives ‘em a little attention event. Or did I get that backwards?

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