Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

February 20th, 2014

Yeah fuck the lot of you.

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benhyphenrowe I just wish more people had given their expert opinion about the Facebook / Whatsapp acquisition today.

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Kiev snipers, Istanbul water cannon, funny movie trailers, cats on skateboards… it’s all a glorious global equivalence. Lovely.

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Isn’t it great that in Australia we’re SO comfortable that we can use other people’s violent misery as late-night recreational astonishment.

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Well as long as Kiev is furnishing “another astonishing photo” we can all feel at one with the people of Ukraine. Yeah OK, when’s MKR on?

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ivovic@verge: Volvo wants that next order of groceries delivered directly to your car” — BREAKING: Car company finds vaguely car-related gimmick.

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RT @ZDNet: 11 things we want to see in the iPhone 6 zd.net/1d3Onfl [12. An 11-round magazine.]

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Oh OK, so the Chevron fracking explosion / pizza voucher thing IS true, not a hoax. FFS. huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/18/gas… HT @stryqx @GTRoberts

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“A movie brimming with so much manly passion you’ll think you’re watching ‘Brokeback Mount Doom’.” youtube.com/watch?v=AOIi9S…

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“Honest Trailers - The Lord of the Rings” youtube.com/watch?v=AOIi9S…

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evgenymorozov Would you rather read The Idiot’s Guide to Big Data or Big Data’s Guide to the Idiots? Me, I am leaning towards the latter.

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DrAntithesis I have stopped telling my students there are no stupid questions.

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MooseAllain As we approached the airport the pilot started banking. A ridiculous time for a career change, I felt.

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“Witness a film whose message of global unity means only America can save the world.” youtube.com/watch?v=7Ytvsx…

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RT @jonoabroad: As I am blaming @stilgherrian, this seems apt. pic.twitter.com/4WQ1apiSbz [Fair call.]

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@rwang0 No problems. Those complex nouns can be a pain.

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OrkneyLibrary “Sir, I believe you are an imposter. You claim to be Lord Whitley but in reality you are Jonny Lee Miller with mumps” pic.twitter.com/tp7UlJiizV

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@rwang0 Or at least that’s what I’d do if I were your subeditor (“copyeditor” in Ameringlish).

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@rwang0 Erm, it’s “systems integrator(s)”, depending on whether it’s one or more integrators of systems.

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Suddenly feeling like I just RTd a hoax.

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Walldo Sorry our fracking well exploded, one person is missing and another presumed dead. Here is a coupon for 1 large pizza pic.twitter.com/Oc8sKr2TMW

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underexpose “Rather than opposing democracy, the middle classes in Thailand could be seen as demanding a deeper and more meaningful form of democracy.”

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@michaelneale Look, you took my tweet as a parameter, it’s YOUR job to sanitise it. Remind me never to hire you.

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yinettesys Salesforce the musical

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@jonoabroad I have sent you certain information privately. Open a fresh bottle before reading.

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ireckon irony? google.com doesn’t really pass it’s own tests? twitpic.com/dw3fhl

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I can actually ride a bicycle, you know.

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prestontowers C’mon, who wouldn’t want this? pic.twitter.com/Eo6nCWV3eY

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RT @lachlanr: @stilgherrian jedward convert saccharine to joy through dance. [I’m not entirely convinced, buy hey YMMV.]

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Did you favourite that?

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Don’t question me.

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shit_rbtc_says Whatsapp worth $19bn. Bitcoins worth $8bn. Time to buy.

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RT @bernietb: “my hot size 16, 45-year-old body in my favourite frocks, celebrate commuter cycling” [Look, I’ve already said I’d do it, OK?]

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So the peyote did arrive at Cockle Bay after all? Is that’s what’s going on now?

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HyperPlatformMT Here we have @TurnbullMalcolm demonstrating the easy access to freedom of expression that comes with Hyper Platform. pic.twitter.com/vrvAQkGJ8a

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So humans, what the actual fuck is going on with your planet tonight?

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thegrugq Thai rice farmers are marching on BKK airport. Given the speed of their tractors, they’re expected tomorrow.

pic.twitter.com/DIV4pxCeJf

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@erkpod As opposed to “a huge arse-fan”. Punctuation is so important.

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RT @franksting: I wish someone was talking Bronys as a service at [I can do that.]

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: On the bright side, it’s a brilliant idea for a mockumentary. [For $15k I’ll frock up and get a crew and a bicycle.]

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RT @I_enigma: Sinkhole swallows woman and her dog azc.cc/A32b4 [Wait, we’re pitching the sequel already?]

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If 2000 years of Christian hegemony can’t be crushed by a dog in a basket on a bicycle in Brunswick, I just don’t know WHAT would work.

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Maybe I should make a short film about atheists.

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“Risk and challenges: Absolutely none.” Wow. Just wow.

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RT @j_hutch: Who makes their pet dog a vegetarian? [A narcissistic sadist.]

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RT @jasonjordan: <snort of derision><subtle yet widely-understood snark><disarming emoticon> [Thank you.]

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<writer’s name> <philosophical issue> <stream of expletive-laden invective>

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@lachlanr “Joy” is not the same as “vapid saccharine platitudes”.

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RT @planetjedward: Smiles will guide you home to Happiness! Love Jedward pic.twitter.com/Lf5WDKL6qC [What the actual fuck? Get me a gun.]

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drearyclocks When China’s giving you stick for the way you treat humans, you’re doing it very wrong. smh.com.au/world/china-cr…

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Now didn’t Mr Rabbit say something about the free press earlier? I assume the PNG High Commissioner will be carpeted at 0800 tomorrow?

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DavidFullards Sydney Morning Herald Photographer Nick Moir has been detained on Manus Island & had all his photos deleted.

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MooseAllain I’ve told the police I’ve lost my voice they said they’d let me know if they hear anything.

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R_Chirgwin @nazzer … or publishing broadband service maps in a format that can’t be independently analysed?

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R_Chirgwin @nazzer Open government? Like publishing asylum seeker names in a document that some twit didn’t know how to obfuscate?…

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HyperPlatformMT “The Hyper Platform Internet,” says @TurnbullMalcolm, “will allow Australians to reach new heights.” cdna.lystit.com/photos/2013/05…

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HyperPlatformMT “The Internet offers a hyper platform that lowers the barriers to competing in adult entertainment space.” - @TurnbullMalcolm

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@BernLagan @ndrewreid @KablammoNick Oh that’s right! Takes the shine off the joy of that photo a bit, but thanks for the reminder.

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Ah, arithmetic, @CatherineKingMP @seancarmody, what even is it?

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seancarmody .@CatherineKingMP Govt panicking health costs will rise from 50b to 250b by 2050, but this is just 4.6% p.a. - CPI plus population growth!

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@dr_nic Oh I am so going to steal that.

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ndrewreid Parafield Airport c. early 1950s looking down Kings Rd toward Main North Rd. HT @KablammoNick pic.twitter.com/RYXwuOTqVN

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I continue to look forward to what Mr Rabbit’s ministers will do once they finish the September 2013 election campaign.

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RT @nazzer: @TurnbullMalcolm just committed to and all forms “that is our goal” [Wait, this is a good bit.]

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Oh dear. I just disgusted even myself.

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gusworldau “I’m interested in sucking your ideas back from you” concludes Malcolm ‘BJ’ Turnbull

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RT @joshgnosis: “I’m interested in sucking as much of your suggestions as possible,” Turnbull says. [Well I have a suggestion…]

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I think @R_Chirgwin has hit on something. The Endless September.

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@dr_nic How does it get in there in the first place? Ah, her work has been magnificent!

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drearyclocks Here’s where we douse the Universal Service Obligation in petrol and send it to socialist hell.

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joshgnosis Deregulation will start at the end of March, with the first repeal day. 280 pages of telco regulation going on day 1, Turnbull says.

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HyperPlatformMT The hyper platform @TurnbullMalcolm will liberate us!

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@J_Pickering I don’t know that one, but hey, quantity can make up for quality. It certainly has for the speeches, by the sound of it.

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Ah, transparency is a binary now. An organisation is either “transparent” or “not transparent”. Well done everybody.

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I have been reliably informed that the wine and peyote needs to be delivered to Coclke Bay and not Pyrmont.

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Compare and contrast: “I don’t want to be political, but…” and “I’m not a racist, but…”

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Those poor bastards down there in Pyrmont had better have a bloody good wine list. And, soon, a shitload of peyote.

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franksting “I was in Sillicon valley last month where you can’t move…” For all the Latinos imported illegally to cut the grass

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So @MacqDictionary says a generation is “… years (commonly 30) accepted as average difference of age between one generation and the next.”

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Is Mr Turnbull channelling Philomena Cunk?

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Wow. The internet on weekends and everything. Next they’ll be saying you can have internets that just hyperplatform through the air.

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dr_nic .@TurnbullMalcolm: the “internet is the hyper platform that rules above all” and soon everyone will have it “24 hours a day, 7 days a week”

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RT @bernietb: Well this was inevitable. 10 hours of the Goat Simulator soundtrack. youtube.com/watch?v=BC0-hk… [Gosh. This is a bit good too.]

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gusworldau The Internet is a “hyper-platform” says @TurnbullMalcolm “It rules all” He said it more than once. He means it.

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joshgnosis The “hyper platform that rules it all” is the Internet, Turnbull says.

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“Is the F-35’s Computer R2-D2 or HAL?” More JSF problems? Surely not. defensetech.org/2014/02/19/is-…

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@MattTett Hah. No, I declined when your people called. I’m 100km away, horizontal and happy, thanks. So to speak.

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@gusworldau You’re the one suggesting auto-da-fé.

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I think I made the right decision about tonight.

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@parisba I think it means you make the coffees.

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MT @parisba: “Energise our mobile team by providing your gamification-social-mobile leadership” [Wow, now there’s a dream job.]

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RT @GuardianAus: Joe Hockey warns global economic recovery not yet out of the woods trib.al/MT042eu [Will he go in to guide it out?]

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MooseAllain Only around 12% of our imagination is comprised of figments.

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“To be completely honest, it would be best if you’d spend your $10 on a hula hoop, a pile of bricks, or maybe a real-life goat.”

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“Goat Simulator is a small, broken and stupid game.” goat-simulator.com

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“DJ has started wearing a goat costume to work, he’s so excited about this game.” — John Bartkiw, Valve.

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Goat Simulator has a new lick feature: lick things and they will stick to your tongue.

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RT @snerdish: @stilgherrian all nouns are now goat. Also all verbs [YES, THIS GOAT AN EXCELLENT GOAT.]

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TWENTY-SIX MINUTES AND THIRTY-NINE SECONDS AND I FEEL LIKE MY ENTIRE MIND IS COMPLETELY GOATED.

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TWENTY-TWO MINUTES.

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RT @expectproblems: I really hope @stilgherrian is drunk right now. [No, I have had nothing to drink all day. Not even for breakfast.]

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SEVENTEEN MINUTES.

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Seriously, this music is PURE GENIUS. youtube.com/watch?v=WZvnfB…

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Also, I completely appreciate the video which is, in effect, Nyan Goat. You know, like Nyan Cat, but a Goat. Which is obviously better.

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Look 34 seconds isn’t anywhere near long enough to appreciate the effect.

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Such. Good. Music. And. It. Goaty.

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I HAVE LISTENED TO SEVEN MINUTES SO FAR AND I HAVE NO GONE AT ALL PSYCHOTIC.

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I insist that I am listening to it right now. Nationally. youtube.com/watch?v=WZvnfB…

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So you know Goat Simulator? youtube.com/watch?v=JN2QUh… Here’s the soundtrack, “26 minutes of goaty tunes”. youtube.com/watch?v=WZvnfB…

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RichardBarrow Police vehicles abandoned on Ratchadamnoen have been painted in the colours of the Thai flag (Pic @RujTH) pic.twitter.com/ovf2TXFxcw

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RichardBarrow Know your Thai tractors: On the left is an e-taen (อีแต๋น) & on the right e-taek (อีแต๊ก) - Via @Cake_NBC pic.twitter.com/cic49eCckP

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There is a new @Dead__Parrot YouTube Comment Reconstruction. youtube.com/watch?v=DPSCmD…

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ivortossell NOT A SINGLE LINE OF THIS MEANS ANYTHING AT ALL pic.twitter.com/C09wSVztVH

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“Tectonic frottage”, apparently.

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@ssharwood Thank you. It seems at least that part of me is operating OK today.

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Towing back the broadband black spots, where it is safe to do so.

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@0x1C I’d never go up against the quality press.

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“Turnbull back-pedals on broadband black spot fix promise”, writes @ssharwood theregister.co.uk/2014/02/20/tur…

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@0x1C This is clearly the most traumatic news of all.

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I get the feeing that if I look at these broadband map thingies then I’ll start to cry.

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RT @MargaretBell: Always felt [Bristol Scale] should be named, not numbered. The Mousse, The Aeronautical Ball Bearing, The Shard, etc.

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“Blood bath at Arse End Island Prison Camp prompts drinking, table top dancing in Canberra”, writes @JohnBirmingham brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/blogs/…

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5at5daily Just published: “5at5 number 12 | 20 February 2014” tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5… Subscribe at tinyletter.com/5at5/

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dobes Tonight is NBN night. Across the country families will be packed into cars, and line up to check email. RT @joshgnosis: Remember FuelWatch?

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“Quiz: which played out Australian dining trend are YOU?” by @AndrewPStreet is completely not interactive. sydneyland.au.timeout.com/2014/02/20/qui…

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@scottcarson1957 I think that for our Tongan communities here, cricket bats are for recreational use, baseball bats are for business.

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I have also just discovered that you can get Bristol Scale coffee mugs and bingo cards, so there’s that.

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On the Bristol Scale, @RealNickHodge? I was at a 7, but it’s pulled back to a 5 by mid-afternoon.

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glengyron I see the Minister For Slow Internet is thrilling the masses as usual.

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I mean, I’ve spent the day dealing with the aftermath of food poisoning, and my oopsies seem less voluminous that DIBP’s. Less viscous tho.

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@vealmince Indeed. I’ve been using the term “data oopsie” for this sort of upfuckage, but this is one multi-litre oopsie by DIBP.

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ASD does have the Tongans with the Baseball Bats of Explanation, right?

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I see “least privilege” is alive and well at DIBP. Sounds like it’s time for ASD to send around a few Tongans with baseball bats to explain.

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@vealmince Yep, they seem to be the two axes. So, are ALL of them “data breaches”? That seems the neutral term. Not all are “cyberhacks”.

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FarrellPF More than a thousand ppl in the immi dept. would have had access to highly sensitive material about asylum seekers theguardian.com/world/2014/feb…

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zanu_pf Retweet if you want a chance of having dinner with Mugabe.

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@RealNickHodge “Criminal cyberhacker”. Whatever you do, don’t do a traceroute.

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Pollytics Guess I’ll be Internetting at the speed of Malcolm for a while longer then

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@Taco_Lad Actually, I’d appreciate the occasional “Lemme send you some of our shit to read, bro” email.

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@jonoabroad Well only one thread per day. That way it can be strung out into more stories.

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RT @MarkDiStef: Has any news outlet gone with the headline “Pussy Whipped”? [No. Journalism is dead.]

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LOOK PEOPLE I DON’T SEE WHY YOU ARE BEING SO CRITICAL BECAUSE MALCOLM WENT TO SILICON VALLEY AND EVERYTHING.

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I love this cyber future.

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OK, so now there’s two unrelated threads about Australian government webby info incompetence happening. We are so good at this shit.

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chrisjrn The AU Department of Communications’ “My Broadband” site is giving me address suggestions for the US.

Yay?

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Davidramli Tried to type an address into the Government’s new MyBroadband map and got this instead… pic.twitter.com/lawELOPRMU

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jayrosen_nyu Check out this message that showed up on @bartongellman computer. pic.twitter.com/s48NWVFiDe

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RT @aqualung: @stilgherrian I sometimes wonder about you … is that what you meant? :) [Errrr…]

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RT @wobster: @vealmince @stilgherrian Tell that to the guy who got arrested for incrementing a public url [So again, down to intent.]

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RT @dev_dsp: @stilgherrian @vealmince There’s also the ‘whoops 0day buffer overflow fail’. [Yes, so maybe it IS down to intent.]

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I guess, @vealmince, I’m saying “degree of difficulty” perhaps isn’t the deciding factor. Maybe it’s intent, so in this case no “breach”?

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Dunno, @vealmince, aren’t all data breaches down to “oops missed something” lax security hardening or access controls? Where’s the line?

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vealmince It’s not really a ‘data breach’ when you publish something you shouldn’t because you’re an incompetent fuck-up, is it?

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Mon 24 Feb: QF441 SYD-MEL; Thu 27 Feb: QF444 MEL-SYD.

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scalzi I’ve noticed an extremely high correlation between folks who use the phrase “social justice warrior” non-ironically, and complete assholes.

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drearyclocks @stilgherrian @dannolan There are no gender representation issues in the gaming industry upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/comm…

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RT @dannolan: for fuck’s sake. pic.twitter.com/hDmhx36602 [Oh look, the games industry shows its hand* again. (*No, not the hand.)]

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Some sort of mind-control mist seems to have taken over the @zdnetaustralia office.

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AcademicsSay “Your manuscript changes tense so indiscriminately it’s like time travel having trouble with the clutch.” @angry_prof

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RT @niallclugston: @Colvinius @stilgherrian @MarkAmesExiled What happens when the tyres catch alight? [They burn, but not a huge problem.]

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Here we go, @Colvinius @MarkAmesExiled, Soviet 85 mm divisional gun D-44, last produced 1953. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/85_mm_div…

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@Colvinius @MarkAmesExiled I don’t see a single round of ammunition anywhere in that image. WWII-era anti-tank guns.

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Colvinius Serious stuff. Ukraine. Tweet reads: “Lvov is ready for the SBU’s ‘antiterrorism operation’” pic.twitter.com/MIU7hqQdyc via @MarkAmesExiled

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Pinboard ‘Mark Zuckerberg stated that WhatsApp is “on a path to connect 1 billion people.”’ Man, if I had $16 for each Pinboard user… wait, I do!

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Pinboard At WhatsApp, we put our users first against the wall

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@dobes @LGLancaster Can you draw a picture of that please? I’m a little confused today.

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@LGLancaster @dobes Does this involve a colon? It had better not involve a colon.

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DrEmmaLJohnston Our beautiful estuary. RT @FairfaxPhotos: Parramatta River winds its way into Sydney Harbour. Photo by Robert Pearce. pic.twitter.com/a7hshNmKBY

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You know, folks, even OPENING a single frame from the “Wrecking Ball” video in Photoshop guarantees your berth on the B Ark.

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The Honourable Scott Morrison, Member for Dunning-Kruger.

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@dobes Indeed. And you know who else made lists. I’m Prussian on my mother’s side, so give me a list and I can handle things from there.

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RT @johnb78: In fairness, it does contain pieces by Grundle, Keane and Razer. pic.twitter.com/5n4jgbo4Ds [But not me. You’re OK today.]

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@dobes I thought there were far more arsehats in Australia than just that. I should start a petition to ban useless petition-starters.

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RT @MuppetString: sounds like a bit of food poisoning? [I reckon so. Thanks, @MinhKular @virag064, I’m recovering slowly.]

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“Moral blackmail”, Mr Rabbit? When someone reckons you should stop doing something because it’s immoral? That’s “blackmail”. Oh, OK then.

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AngieMcBride Soon… @WGoodings @1395FIVEaa we speak to the wife of the SA man who has been arrested for distributing religious material in North Korea.

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joshgnosis Scott Morrison asks The Guardian to return all copies of the asylum seeker data it obtained. Erm… zd.net/MdDLDx

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NewtonMark I’ve been a bit too busy to pay attention today: Has Morrison fucked anything up yet?

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“I wanted to reach out and offer you our official press release.” Why do “people” talk like this?

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“Indonesian Government intends to stop Indonesians going overseas for domestic work by 2017” aic.gov.au/publications/c…

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AIC paper: “Experiences of exploitation and human trafficking among a sample of Indonesian migrant domestic workers” aic.gov.au/publications/c…

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@mattdasilva @jperlow @willozap True, but irrelevant to alluding to an attitude.

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GordyPls If you wear a bow tie with a short sleeve shirt and shorts you should be put in a camp.

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Yeah like a list of company prices is not “perspective” or “insight”. “Hammers $10.95. Instant noodles. $0.45.” Arsehats.

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RT @jperlow: @willozap @stilgherrian You have Tim Tams. Stop complaining. [Yeah true. Bread and Circuses. “Let them eat Tim Tams.” Etc.]

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willozap anyone got a strategy for making australia less horrible to the rest of the world / our children pls make a google doc or something

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@dev_dsp I’m sure they do get asked that every day. Dunno the answer. But why assume they’d be the same readers?

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@dev_dsp Your thought was correct. BuzzFeed itself, and a good few others, are getting great stuff done. Sustainable? Who knows.

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@dev_dsp @SnarkyPlatypus See my immediately preceding tweet for one fine example link, for starters.

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SnarkyPlatypus Buzzfeedication is going to fund journalism so you might as well learn to love it.

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SnarkyPlatypus It appears some of you don’t appreciate the Buzzfeedication of the media.

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“The irrational rationality behind Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp”, writes @om gigaom.com/2014/02/19/the…

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dr_nic “I’M OFF TO LUNCH!” - One Man’s Shocking Workplace Confession.

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RT @sylmobile: @SnarkyPlatypus I’ll need an extra goat… [I am also having this kind of day.]

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus On the first part, yes, I’ve found him to be an affable bloke. Dunno what happens on camera.

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RT @attentive: @xntrik @elithrar You’ve just been metaphorically sprayed with the jizz of a Sumerian god-king [So not scrolling back…]

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glengyron My local member is Joe Hockey. Top bloke.
“Hi Joe”
“UNIONS!”
“Err, Ok, how’s it going?”
“CARBON TAX”
“Are you OK?”
“UNIONS!”

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@havyatt That’s true. Tag it. They’re not often seen in the wild these days.

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RT @tmichaels1: I think you shouldn’t even assume I’ve heard of WhatsApp. [Fair point.]

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RT @dannolan: what the heck happened to web scale [It’s called “cloud scale” now. Or so Microsoft said. Before they banned me.]

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RT @StanSteam2 Kellogg’s to buy only sustainably sourced palm oil - The Guardian gu.com/p/3mqcx [So Kellogg’s crushes journos…]

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Eating chicken soup, because I was feeling so dreadful before that I [IMAGE REDACTED] [GESTURE REDACTED] [REDACTED] television.

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@j_hutch True. I’m going by Deloitte’s figures ‘cos at least they source them, and we can then argue about the validity of the source.

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@Prohairetic Yep, that’s on volume of messages. Revenue from that volume is obvious many times less. Hard numbers in that Deloitte link.

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The WhatsApp numbers are in Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TNT) Predictions 2014. deloitte.com/au/tmtpredicti…

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I assume people realise that the number of daily messages via WhatsApp has exceeded the entire global SMS traffic since some time last year?

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If Facebook keeps paying birrions and birrions for potentially-competing comms apps, surely that’ll boost the number appearing even more?

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Turning Medicare into an app will solve funding issues, surely. [“Diagnosis: Herpes. Share via: <Facebook> <Instagram>”]

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RT @fuzheado: Verizon seeks payment for carrying Netflix traffic, WSJ reports bit.ly/NckAuF [So, exactly as predicted.]

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@rohmac There’s all sorts of interesting arithmetic that can be done, little seems to make any kind of long-term sense. At least to me.

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paulcarr Increasingly the only two sources you need in order to know everything about tech industry are Pando and Business Insider. I’m 100pc serious

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RT @leslienassar: No more budget black holes! Fill them with apps and money! [And custard!]

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omarelakkad This call is basically a bunch of analysts asking, “How does this thing make money?” and a bunch of executives shrugging.

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SnarkyPlatypus IOC in being actual fascists shock.

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I think they made the wrong choice there, @mappingbabel. The whales would have totally rocked, and bested Google’s barges.

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mappingbabel At today’s gold price of 1300 an ounce, Facebook could have also bought four full-size blue whales made entirely of gold.

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“Recap: The Facebook/WhatsApp Conference Call”, the WSJ’s live blogue. blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2014…

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Agreed, @derekbradley, this is all in the app layer. Like Westinghouse’s brakes in the railway booms, infrastructure layer wins no matter.

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RT @derekbradley: tbf this new bubble is mainly social media and apps, not really cloud/hybrid solutions or related enterprise applications

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I see that the Dotcom Bubble 2.0 (not you, Kim, I mean the phenomenon) End Game of Musical Chairs has Begun. At $16 billion. And down 5%.

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Your trousers are made of years, @sylmobile, a common natural fibre.

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OliverJamesUK Jokes are often when the truth is told. pic.twitter.com/yIivAKRAQH

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@expectproblems You’re thinking along the right lines, yes.

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I’m not so worried. Had I been conscious it would have been a rather unpleasant three hours. It’s unpleasant enough as it is right now.

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Whatever just happened, it took almost three hours from my life.

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I inadvertently feel quite bad all of a sudden. I think I might inadvertently lie down for a while again before tackling the plan.

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I inadvertently all the fried rice.

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SulphurCocky Chinese soldiers have become much taller and fatter in recent years they don’t fit in their old tanks - AFP -
google.com/hostednews/afp…

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Dept of Immigration interpreter Azita Bokan has gone public about Manus. Brave. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@sylmobile You just tweeted the answer to that.

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The arsehats are loose on the internet again today.

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diodesign Top tip, tech headline writers: If in doubt, just print the product name and “tackles big data from the Internet of Things in the cloud”.

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erikjmoller A very foggy morning and my son looks out in awe. Me: “It’s just a cheap trick so they don’t have to render the whole city”.

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tinytwink LEAVE HIM ON FIRE FOR FUCK SAKE

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Last night’s @madashelltv isn’t on @ABCIview_AU yet. Is the problem legal, technical, organisational or gastro-intestinal?

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satureyes Has no one realised that the Arctic Monkeys are actually shite?

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RT @jeamland: OH: “We need a team gerbil.” “That’s me!” [Sorry, what is it you do again?]

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@GordyPls @leslienassar It’s that age-old thing of blokes having to be 100% strong and impervious to emotion. It’s a killer…

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Turkish journo hit by water cannons: this is her story. poynter.org/latest-news/to… pic.twitter.com/mXj8uqjjAH HT @paulwiggins

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@kcarruthers Yeah look can I change the subject now?

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PeterGleick Just a reminder: “You are here.” Atmospheric CO2 over the past 800,000 years. pic.twitter.com/DSF1pxmSuB

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@leslienassar @GordyPls I find the whole phenomenon quite sad. The combination of personal insecurity and broken family communication.

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@GordyPls That last point I can completely relate to.

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@GordyPls I appreciate your hints, but you really ought to tell them, mate. It’ll be worse if they find out for themselves.

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Whenever I see the phrase “AWS Elastic Load Balancing” I think of y-fronts. Is that wrong?

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TheOnion 9/11 Truther Vows Not To Rest Until Everyone Knows He An Asshole onion.com/1mtG2eQ

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katienotopoulos “Dr. Gay Hitler, son of George Washington Hitler, was a local dentist, serving our community from 1922 through 1946” circlevilletoday.com/news/hitlers-w…

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TheOnion TIP: Tape ham to your tongue and absorb the taste throughout the day without swallowing onion.com/1mtJciw pic.twitter.com/0cEA6SaXfi

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Social media ‘lie detector’ “will analyse, in real time, whether a posting online is true” bbc.co.uk/news/technolog…

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FakeAPStylebook Capitalize “Bitcoin” by converting it to grown-up money before the bottom drops out.

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Thu plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; plan next week’s Melbourne trip; do a @5at5daily catch-up special; remainder TBA.

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explanoit Oracle: “Java runs on 3 billion devices”

Me, every time: “The nightmare will never end.”

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@marcuskelson Oh them! Yes, they can be a bit… hectic. And yet not really. The days are usually reasonably paced, if sometimes long.

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@marcuskelson No, I have never scheduled a Twitter post ever.

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Thursday. A sense of confusion, even bewilderment. A dull ache. A sad realisation. A sigh. Inevitability. Resignation. Thursday.

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