Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

February 26th, 2014

I should not be trusted alone in Melbourne.

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Falkvinge Another update to page. Now says “stop asking us questions”. They’re really rewriting the entire field of PR with this trailblazing.

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Whatever just happened, @darrenpauli is to blame.

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@darrenpauli Wot? No, I am still out and about and I fly out tomorrow after afternoon. You coming out or you a softcock?

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NicholasFryer I think 4yo is finally with the program. He’s mixing his own bennies into the gin.

via Plume for Android (retweeted on 8:51 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Amazing_Maps Pornographic Patriotism: How often people search for their own country on porn sites
- pic.twitter.com/7iwlKAgkMI

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:15 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

So @jeamland is here, so I will have to leave the next table alone.

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@JohnBirmingham Why don’t you want to depress or enrage people? Have you gone soft?

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PaulBongiorno Today puts beyond doubt, the utter politicization of the military in operation Sovereign Borders

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:31 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

OH: “Except Singapore or Malaysia. There’s just something wrong about those cultures.”

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OH: “This will sound like ‘I’m not a racist but’, but I always make sure I have two or three weeks holidays in South-East Asia each year.”

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OH: “I’m not opposed to the concept of a sexual relationship with you or XYZ, but I’m more a self-preservationist.”

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Enjoying the Coalition’s idea that one can’t criticise the officer class. Have they not moved on since WWI?

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@pblakez @zdnetaustralia Indeed. I didn’t want to drill down into unit testing. They’re having enough trouble with Apple not being perfect.

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@PitcherJenna I’m thinking we should resurrect Certain Projects. Let’s talk soon. I’ll have my people call your people.

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@chrisjrn So? (I will resist the ‘Ithailian’ joke.)

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@PitcherJenna I like your thinking, young woman. Let’s make some television.

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Colvinius Anyone know a precedent? RT @BernardKeane Never seen this before. Estimates shut down by govt chair to prevent Oppn asking questions.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:06 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

There is something unfolding at the adjacent table that is giving me the urge to mutter certain working-class Thai phrases, sotto voce.

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troyhunt Then: “Governments & regulated currencies are evil, crypto all the monies!”
Now: “Why can’t the damn government get me my bitcoins back?!”

via MetroTwit (retweeted on 6:59 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

jeamland Heading into the CBD of Australia’s Bitcoin capital to drink whisky with @stilgherrian and compare notes on how everything is fucked.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 6:56 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@thecinemascene Thank you. The comments are a bit special though.

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glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Traditionally I think it was because splitting CD collections is so hard.

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SnarkyPlatypus Why is staying together with the same partner for a long time considered to be a good thing?

via YoruFukurou (retweeted on 6:53 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “Apple’s goto fail needs a massive culture change to fix” zd.net/1clvpRl

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Liberationtech I was verbally & physically assaulted for wearing @google Glass, San Francisco business consultant says bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2… by @SVBizEric

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@R_Chirgwin Oh, well that is excellent. Maybe I should have stayed on in Melbourne. I am flexible.

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johnthelutheran Britain in the top 5 countries in the WORLD for cocaine use. *so proud* MT @TheEconomist: econ.st/1cjWLY0 pic.twitter.com/ZNuXh66CsD

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:42 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iOS)

@R_Chirgwin I return to Sydney tomorrow, mountain wards on Friday. The calendar on my website is a reliable guide.

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Internet batteries down to 6%.

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@snare I understand. I wouldn’t put you through that torture. Next time. There shall be more Melbourne soon.

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Gin martini, dry and dirty.

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@LexPlans Ha. No, I was here for a thing with Intel yesterday, and stayed on for random activities.

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@LexPlans Noted. I’ll see how I go in the morning. I suspect that I may end up with a short deadline, given the various news stories.

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@BundyB I do not recognise this location.

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@LexPlans There must be somewhere that serves a good Bloody Mary that’s open for breakfast…

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@LexPlans Ah, I have a mid-afternoon fought to Sydney tomorrow. But next time, for sure.

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@cheshireb Yes, it’s been a while. We shall have to fix that.

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nanomebia new office dyson hand dryer just installed by @dave_au is awesome! its like the v2MAX pic.twitter.com/sqlmo3jkjH

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BernardKeane “Come and see these ancient beasts, old white men who once ruled the earth, as they roar at passing clouds and screech angrily at the wind.”

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BernardKeane Only problem is how to advertise The Oz to tourists. Maybe “Come watch the dinosaurs in their natural habitat”?

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BernardKeane Perhaps Chris Mitchell can open up the offices of The Australian as “tourism infrastructure” and get a handout from the Coalition?

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@expectproblems I understand the humour. We shall have to fix this intercity distance thing sone time.

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@johnthelutheran I’ll watch that when I’m back at the hotel. I have imminent battery fail.

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Smoky Old Fashioned is smoky.

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heraldsunreader “It should be made a crime to commit robberies or burglaries against old people”

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I am at Whiskey & Alement. I am sitting at the bar. I have ordered an Old Fashioned. So where are you?

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@acoliver @johnb78 The point is that Microsoft reengineered their process to focus on security. I never said they “invented” it.

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Lulwut? “Melbourne could be Bitcoin capital”, reports ABC @774melbourne abc.net.au/local/stories/…

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Actually, maybe I don’t remember any of those things, officer.

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The Beresford has change a lot over the years. I remember when [REDACTED] and an actual [REDACTED] [REDACTED] for just $600 and [REDACTED].

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craccummag That awkward moment when you forget about your reflection in a photo pic.twitter.com/2gm4SUcdTi

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@bigmac Don’t blame me, blame Intel. The lovely, generous and extremely attractive people at Intel.

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@mpesce @feraldata Yeah, I get it, dad. Can we go home now?

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RT @mpesce: @feraldata How are you dressed? ;) [So Pesce’s already gone beyond “a/s/l?” …]

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It’s probably best not to try to visualise that.

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“Deputy police commissioner Simon Kaubam says Immigration Minister Scott Morrison ‘came good’ on Saturday night.” Oh. abc.net.au/news/2014-02-2…

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OH: “A spreadsheet is a spreadsheet. It doesn’t change much.”

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OH: “The whole rollout is organised, and the restaurant pretty much runs itself. All we need is a spreadsheet.”

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He is talking very very very very very fast.

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OH: “The bank said they weren’t interested because I’ve only been here for a couple of months, so that’s why I thought I’d talk to you.”

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He seems to be trying to organise a loan to open a restaurant.

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OH: “I’ve just had a few cones to take the edge off it a bit. Yeah, I’m having a pint, thanks.”

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OH: “The great thing is, it hasn’t given me a bad trip, even though I’ve been pinging pretty hard for most of the night.” Note the tenses.

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RT @annetreasure: What RT @ducksdoingthing: got your dream job right here seek.com.au/Job/26077257 [Wow, well burger me!]

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RT @bencubby: A jet skier is facing charges after running over and killing a swimmer. bit.ly/OB8xs0 [He should’ve worked for G4S.]

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rod3000 Good list pic.twitter.com/JJs3iOOYHV

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:10 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

gruber In lieu of Bitcoin, I’ve stuck to flushing $100 bills down a toilet. I’m deep in the red but at least I understand exactly what’s going on.

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“Media bubble gays.”

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So, Melbourne People, in an hour from now I’ll be at Whiskey and Alement, where you may do your worst.

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Dear @explanoit and @kylemaxwell, I copy-pasted your words of wisdom into this thing. zdnet.com/apples-goto-fa…

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ABC Head of Programming Scott Morrison.

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AstroKatie We should go to Titan. We should send a boat. We should sail the hydrocarbon seas & look up at Saturn’s rings in wonder. We can. We should.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:46 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

bastardsheep @dobes @stilgherrian Challenge accepted. I bet I could get at LEAST 2 missing characters when writing that much code.

via Janetter (retweeted on 4:45 PM, Feb 26th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Oh @dobes stop it, this is just too, too funny.

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dobes “but get serious… one missing character in 14 million lines of code. I dare you to do better.”

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dobes “It was literally one missing close bracket in around 14 million lines of code. Yes, they should have found it through testing”

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dobes “… and every penny you give them is more money to research death, dismemberment and war profiteering by the 1%.”

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dobes “Supporting Google is supporting world wide mass murder”

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Reading about the Android Murder Machine that I apparently support.

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RT @leslienassar: Stop making up band names. You’re bad at it and nobody would ever call themselves that. [True. Sorry. I’ll stop now.]

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So which is the more tedious band? Modest Mouse or Tame Impala?

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@_tan_ True, moved long ago. I walked past the new Victoria Police Centre yesterday. Not exactly a welcoming building.

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 “refines how technology enhances our lifestyles”. which is full of meaning.

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“Today Windows Phone is the fastest growing mobile ecosystem in the world.” Well I suppose it would be, given the arithmetic.

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“<company> announced growing momentum for its <buzzword> solutions.” I can see the folks getting excited about this momentum. It’s growing.

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@timfdavis That sounds a lot less exciting than boat-phone trams.

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@timfdavis Well done. I still have no idea what it means.

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WTF are “converged infrastructure systems”? Combination boat-phone trams?

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Email subject “Details payment” says “You done a payment of $841.48 AUD to Freeman Rock”. So there’s that.

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@jonoabroad At the end of the day, everything is based on orifices.

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@dobes I will pay you half of everything in ZuneCoin.

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joshgnosis A (now deleted) comment on @stilgherrian’s Apple flaw article infers that Apple complaining about Arizona’s anti-gay law is just like rape.

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@david_glance Ah, I haven’t heard back so I guess they went elsewhere.

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@dobes Maybe we should add “banned from TechEd” to the disclosure. ;)

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@david_glance I have a message, was in a meeting, waiting for them to call back. Thanks. If this was TV. Was on deadline earlier.

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@dobes I see we’re getting all the best commenters already.

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I am basically yum cha’d up the wazoo.

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mearesy Quoting the ‘Conrovian’ Heart of Darkness @TurnbullMalcolm during question time pic.twitter.com/rJXJBDsW5T

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Goodness me, there are so many clever people on the internet.

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@scott_thewspot @zdnetaustralia Thanks for that, Scott, the Spelling Elves will have seen your tweet.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh excellent, that’s defamation. That certainly pays out better than journalism.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Apple’s goto fail needs a massive culture change to fix” zd.net/1clvpRl

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@SymonsBrown Oh, yes, please call, I’m out of my lunch meeting now. Phone number on my website if you need it.

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In a taxi, @PointZeroOne, without having to show some leg.

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Attempting to hail a taxi on Chapel Street. I may be some time.

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benpobjie it’s actually a small, unimpressive party RT @Mamamia: STOP telling me my wedding is ‘just a giant party’.
bit.ly/1ehr2ez

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a_girl_irl i wouldn’t leave $2mil in a regular checking account but libertarians put 4500 BTC in a fake depository for magic the gathering online cards

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RT @rashasman: @stilgherrian @5at5daily true. It’s ok if you do a “women’s weekly” and have a weekly daily like their monthly weekly [True.]

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Oh. I haven’t done a @5at5daily at all this week. That’s a bit poor.

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So how many Senate Estimates committees has Senator Conroy gotten suspended so far today?

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I still haven’t got the Alan Jones invitation email.

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@scottcarson1957 Traditionally the car bombs are placed a block or two over, on Russell Street. And now I feel old.

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A reminder to Melbourne people, I will be at Whiskey and Alement from 1800 this evening, so you may want to drink somewhere else.

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Oh God, I just remembered the worst part of last night’s dreams. I was trapped in a Tame Impala concert.

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Oh, @ASPI_org has a conference on submarines in Canberra on 8-10 April. I’d love to cover that for someone. HINT. aspi.org.au/events/the-sub…

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@engochick @_DigitalWriters I’m always suspicious of magic formulas that make writing better.

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david_glance If you are going to be bitter and twisted, be a martini and get over it

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains the words megatroll and public executions.

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dannolan I honestly think food should be labelled as “contains poo” or “does not contain poo” as I never want to eat shit even unwillingly

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How come I haven’t got the Alan Jones invitation?

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Wed plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (now); lunch, Southbank; comms catchup & planning; 1800 Whiskey & Alement, and you may join me, proles.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: @stilgherrian Add tomato juice and Worcestershire sauce and it becomes breakfast. [DON’T YOU THINK I KNOW THIS ALREADY?]

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jplonie So when does the blaming of woes get blamed on the NSA GCHQ ? Or are we waiting for a slide titled project GATHERMAGIC

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RT @elronxenu: @disgrasian @stilgherrian That kid should go on this Japanese TV show: pic.twitter.com/zlRyOUhuMX [What is happening here?]

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus I am so proud of our nation. The Canada has to fill their politicians full of crack before they get this loopy.

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The thing is, the vodka is just SITTING THERE ON THE BENCHTOP…

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A Bill to Prohibit the Honorable Member for Gellibrand from Trolling the Technology Journalists and Related Matters. @TimWattsMP @joshgnosis

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@gattaca Why are you telling them, Comrade? YOU ARE RUINING EVERYTHING!

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I am so loving all the news and tweets today. It’s like a Cambrian Derp Explosion across the entire Trolliverse.

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johnb78 “As Ayn Rand, the guru of the modern internet age, once said” <- I hope you never again get paid for anything alcs.co.uk/ALCS-News/Febr…

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“RSA chief faults NSA for security industry mistrust”, plus a photo of Brazilians in masks. reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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@jasonlangenauer It’s pretty standard hashing and signing stuff but, as I’m about to write, that can be subverted these days.

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disgrasian Words that should not go together: Tantric Panda Sex Kid Pajamas pic.twitter.com/IUXpaBNKQF

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@SnarkyPlatypus I know. Because I listened to the entire soundtrack and now I so want to be a goat! Forever!

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@SnarkyPlatypus I don’t think Goat Simulator is available for Mac. And the man who wrote it says its rubbish and I should not waste my $10.

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@jeamland Yeah, i know that there are other authentication steps, but they too can be subverted.

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Waiting for all the browser tabs to re-open.

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RT @expectproblems Probably “Blappy Flird”, a cheap knock-off of “Flappy Bert” or whatever that was. [No, the security patch. Oh wait…]

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So fuck knows what everyone is installing on their Macs right now.

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Wed plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; lunch, Southbank; comms catchup & planning; 1800 Whiskey and Alement, and you may join me.

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Fixing all the problems in the whole world instagram.com/p/k2vpneiFnh/

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“This update improves the security of OS X.” Yes, it just might do that.

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@macleanbrendan @joshgnosis Why am I having your dreams? Have you been having my dreams? Oh God no…

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@jeamland I am applying the patch. I note that I was running OS X 10.8.x yet still need patching. We have been royally screwed.

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@ebie_hd Sorry, just waking up after a dreadful night.

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I am also dreamed of a quack veterinarian, and of @joshgnosis haranguing me for being a fool because cats were expensive.

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Last night I dreamed, in between restlessness and insomnia, of Rupert Murdoch and antibiotics.

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I will deal with all these messages once I’ve had a coffee.

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Wednesday. Struggling to wake up. Disgruntled. A backlog of voicemail. Wednesday.

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