Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 13th, 2014

Suffering from poor internets. This future is fucked. I am abandoning it.

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Having been transported.

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Awaiting transportation.

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snurb_dot_info BREAKING: Nobody else in Australia cares about some minor building site fire and traffic jam in Sydney.

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TheFeedSBS2 “The public would be amazed at how many alpha, heterosexual men love to wear silky underwear.”

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@pixietrue That’s not how a front bar works.

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No, seriously, tell me more about your plans for a feature wall. Fuck, can you imagine having to spend time with those people?

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RT @joshgnosis: Rickrolled by @SenatorLudlam. Dammit. [The eSafety Commissioner will soon sort out this bullying.]

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The hyperdetailed aspirations of homemakers on “The Block” are exactly what led to my brother’s quick divorce and custody of his three kids.

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Coming soon to Channel Nine, Uncle Len reminisces about his grade nine woodwork classes, a 15-hour mini-series. You arsehats.

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Excellent. Broadcast television brings me footage of dim, inarticulate people talking about a renovation project. They’re Still The One.

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It is not extravagant to add bacon on top of a rib eye steak on mash.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “Want secure software? Listen to Marge Simpson” zdnet.com/want-secure-so…

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@thegrugq @semibogan @daviottenheimer That, surely, is what the contest will determine.

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semibogan It’s set. @stilgherrian, @daviottenheimer and I will go to rural Kansas w/ peyote, firearms and right wing radio. 3 man enter, 1 man leave.

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RT @monsieurpotts: @stilgherrian or Fox News on Foxtel with a lot of XXXX? [Nah, we need everything at full strength.]

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@snerdish Remind me to tell you about my lunch with a Monsanto sakes rep. Which never happened.

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RT @daviottenheimer: @semibogan @stilgherrian it’s “kansas, you can’t get more American than that” [Cant argue with that logic.]

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RT @carolduncan: What haven’t you done?! “@stilgherrian: What have I done?” [Um, oh, look… were you talking about spanking earlier?]

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Oh, um, @daviottenheimer @semibogan, this is going in an unanticipated direction. I am intrigued, however.

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RT @semibogan: Make sure you but a gun. It ain’t batshit crazy without firearms, peyote and the Bible Belt. [This is true.]

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Mind you, these days it should be more like a week of meth in Tennessee. Maybe Brandis can sort an Australia Council grant.

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OK, @safzoro @posty @trib, something is wrong with you people.

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“John Benefiel: America Is Cursed Because Ancient Egyptians Dedicated This Continent To Baal” rightwingwatch.org/content/john-b…

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Maybe next time I’m in the US I should get some peyote and live tweet an entire day of right wing cable TV.

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Salon As expected, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “Cosmos” has sent the Christian right spiraling into a full-on meltdown slnm.us/EMASgt0

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@dobes How many? And did he keep them in a sack tied around his neck?

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@ivovic I am failing to think of a humorous reply, but I acknowledge your witty tweet.

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Premier @barryofarrell turned the first sod on a new IKEA store in Marsden Park? Another boost for Australian manufacturing.

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Oh, I was told by @FRNSW to not stand that close to a burning motor vehicle, even if it had already exploded once. They waggled fingers.

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RT @dobes: Cookie Monster is playing the bagpipes, again. [Mate, lay off the cheap acid, m’kay?]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oui, même si je donnais déjà exprimé ma consternation à la pénurie de l’Australie de canaux.

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It would appear that “A Current Affair” will have a story about Scientology tonight.

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RT @franksting: @stilgherrian @ClintonDucas @riskybusiness if you go stamps dot com, I will execute you. [Seems fair.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis de plus en plus de l’opinion que j’ai besoin d’un bulldozer ou d’autres équipements lourds de terrassement.

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@ClintonDucas @franksting @riskybusiness Yes, or that annoying brain-exercise thing. I suspect it’s pretty low-end. Next week’s tasks.

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cheshireb Australians, if you are able to get flu vax this year, please get it, the US season means it could be bad.

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@JennaPrice @R_Chirgwin If it is, as I’m starting to suspect, unreliability in Twitter’s DMs, then there’s nothing you can do but endure it.

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@R_Chirgwin It’s not “random and arbitrary”, it’s about whether the intended recipient is allowing it or not.

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@0x1C @zdnetaustralia Or maybe something else. To be honest, my brain turns off once I’ve filed.

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@0x1C @zdnetaustralia That we need to discuss this in terms of actual, measurable engineering, not slogans and zealots’ feelpinions.

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5at5daily Just published: “5at5 number 16 | 13 March 2014” tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5… Subscribe at tinyletter.com/5at5/

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@sspencer_63 @timfdavis Check a suitable map projection to see how big and where the Southern Ocean is in relation to treaty obligations.

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RT @jeamland: “Grandpa, what did you do during the Beta/VHS war?” [“Cocaine, mostly. And we watched MTV.”]

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Want secure software? Listen to Marge Simpson” zdnet.com/want-secure-so…

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@franksting @ClintonDucas Hah! I’d need an audience up near @riskybusiness’ numbers before that’d work. Anyway, they’re different things.

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daltoncarolyn Dan Hunter a brave devil’s advocate, calling for no more copyright in a room full of copyright lawyers pic.twitter.com/v8vOaJSXQI

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@ClintonDucas This is a question very much on my mind. I have too many media ideas and not enough time. Or revenue. Undecided. :/

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“What a croc: NT Police data retention proposal ‘overreach’”, writes @joshgnosis, because he’s a good man. zdnet.com/au/what-a-croc…

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Don’t worry, I’ll get my turn soon.

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joshgnosis That’s a feeling, no doubt. Just not sure it is a ‘new phone feeling’ pic.twitter.com/amueYrwmxa

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“John Benefiel: America Is Cursed Because Ancient Egyptians Dedicated This Continent To Baal” rightwingwatch.org/content/john-b…

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@dobes Want to publish my new book? “The Gen Z Guide to Cyber-Disruptive SEO.”`

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@dobes I searched for the word “Linux”. My mistake. Do you speak SEO?

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MrDenmore Next year’s Brandis-approved Biennale program: Wagner’s Ring Cycle, a Degas & Dali exhibition and a Leni Riefenstahl retrospective

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So I just sent the lovely people at @zdnetaustralia a big bag full of words. None ended in “-geddon”, which I count as a personal failure.

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RT @missrogue: Help make it happen for ‘Seeding the SheEO Tribe’ igg.me/p/seeding-the-… via @Indiegogo [Erm, unfortunate title.]

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RT @GreenJ: How can I drink it? pic.twitter.com/LOHfZzJqp1 [With whiskey. Der.]

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I AM WRITING SOME WORDS NOW SO I HOPE YOU’RE HAPPY.

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RT @Wyld: Okay, so the DSL connection seems stable, but the errors are climbing. puu.sh/7thIq/35e4bbbf… [Yeah, that’s “the internet”…]

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nprmonkeysee I’m watching Law & Order: SVU instead of Mixology because I want to see stories about a better class of people.

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What HR processes do we have in place to determine whether a government minister has gone, well, a bit too insane?

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ChuckWendig WHAT HOUSEHOLD OBJECT HAS BEEN INSERTED INSIDE YOU CONSENSUALLY FOR THE PLEASURE OF THE ORGY GUESTS?

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RT @snare: How do I get bacon in me? [Wadded up, then a broom handle.]

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thetimes ‘Many will cancel their Web subscriptions & go back to watching television.’
– The Times, 1992pic.twitter.com/Ngi16JVCtutu

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cathywilcox1 Clive Palmer’s gravitational pull. pic.twitter.com/ug2j3mOsm1

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Oh Jesus wept, that thing looks even worse than I’d imagined.

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@seamus This is why the Good Lord gave us firearms.

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RT @PollHereford: @stilgherrian @NewtonMark Cyber Truth or Dare would be more fun. [Even more fun: Cyber Twister. Yes, we need this!]

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@seamus Where are you and why haven’t you killed someone yet?

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RT @NewtonMark: There’s a “US Cyber Consequences Unit”? For real? arseh.at/4jr4 [Partnered with Cyber Cluedo and Cyber Scrabble.]

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I think we’ve finally cleaned up the mess from this client being pwned in the Adobe breach. Well, they’ve now got many passwords to change.

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Apparently @R_Chirgwin is not cranky. Can someone notify the media?

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@janie_barrett Oh dear. I’m an arsehat. I didn’t know of that movie. Yeah, not that funny. Better than a Pirates of the Carribean still tho.

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@janie_barrett @TheRealPBarry @pietro15945 Or is that the intended joke and I’m having a humour fail?

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@janie_barrett @TheRealPBarry @pietro15945 Ah, excellent, thank you. I’ve clearly missed the “pirate” connection though. Am I being dumb?

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@marcoostini Oh. I was thinking of the dolphin in “Illuminatus!”.

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@TheRealPBarry @pietro15945 I should probably have put an “allegedly” in there somewhere.

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@TheRealPBarry @pietro15945 Ripped off the photo may be, but you have to agree… they ARE pirates.

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Setting fire to things. Look, it’s just quicker this way.

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RT @jeamland: Back door on Samsung Galaxy models: redmine.replicant.us/projects/repli… [Oh of COURSE there is. Sigh.]

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@pietro15945 @TheRealPBarry The caption says “Supplied”, which would suggest it came from someone quoted in the story. But who?

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znjp 2 of my students wrote a Google Glass trojan that secretly takes photos and uploads them to a 3rd party. Oh, and got it into the Play store.

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RT @GizmodoAU: Razer’s Righteous New Blade Might Be The Best Windows Laptop Yet - tinyurl.com/o85tbwf [Oh what’s Helen done now?]

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firstdogonmoon VILE PUTRESCENCE!

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You know, @marcoostini, I CAN BE THAT DOLPHIN.

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marcoostini There are times in this post-Snowdon world that I feel like we’re living in a bad cyberpunk story. All that’s missing is a smarmy dolphin.

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edyong209 Dear Americans, we are noting your constant True Detective spoilers and when the next season of Sherlock airs, hoo-boy payback will be sweet

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@sydstart Blame will indeed be apportioned once I am Tsar of Australia.

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RT @damonism: People on the table next to me at the cafe having a conference call on speaker phone… [Kill them.]

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Meanwhile, @troyhunt’s excellent haveibeenpwned.com tells me the client was indeed pwned in the Adobe breach. Thanks, Troy.

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RT @jplonie: maybe best to take email away from them. [Oh it is most definitely taken away currently. They’ll call soon enough.]

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Why yes, Dear Client, your email account has indeed been hacked and is sending out links to malware-ridden websites. Do call me.

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OK, I pretty much reckon it’s time to get this day’s plan unfolding, despite the nausea levels. Which are largely your fault.

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RT @p_hannam: Earth has a secret reservoir of water, scientists say - smh.com.au/technology/sci… via @smh [I never trusted that damn planet.]

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Vice_Is_Hip We took drugs because drugs are drugs

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JulianBurnside Miranda Devine “Abbott’s words fell on the room of foresters like a chorus of angels signifying the dawning of the light” Time to throw up

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@oberonsghost @noplaceforsheep I have formulated a plan to visit MIranda Fair to gather some feelpinions from the people of the Shire.

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dannolan Omg do obnoxious atheists identify as dork-kin

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I’d line one or the other, yes, Google. pic.twitter.com/s2wgSkPsXo

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RT @BlogsofWar: Senate panel passes Ukraine package - Politico goo.gl/LYJWQ7 [Was straining involved? Tearing?]

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Thu plan: Sysadmin tasks; write angrily for @zdnetaustralia; write @5at5daily; evening TBA, but I’m starting to Think of Certain Ideas.

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RT @noplaceforsheep: I would quite like to encounter Scott Morrison in a shopping mall [Yes. And then to a motel room for the night.]

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I suspect I know why @dobes is in Melbourne but I really don’t wish to know for sure.

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Dotwinter I’d like to go and see Bob Dylan before he dies. Not the moment before he dies or anything, just at a concert.

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Australia’s new privacy laws mean data offshoring should be disclosed. So which firms are saying what? itnews.com.au/Feature/374984…

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Wendycarlisle Scott Morrison: “I get so much encouragement when I walk through Cronulla mall”
theleader.com.au/story/2145692/…

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“162,000 WordPress Sites Used in DDoS Attack”, reports @threatpost, using a feature, not a bug. goo.gl/txiWQ7

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@mattdasilva @MrDenmore I’m unable to think what the Turnbull reference might be, but I have parked my news bicycle.

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“Befuddled Julie Bishop confuses the facts over Sovereign Borders”, reports @smh. “Befuddled” is a lovely word, no? smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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Surely, @MrDenmore @R_Chirgwin, telling artists to shut up is something we should all do every day.

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MrDenmore Uncanny how journalists and the ‘freedom lobby’ are all falling over themselves at the moment to tell artists to shut up.

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@rbbrown That’s been happening for a few years, but robot reporters. Examples linked off my UTS lecture. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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@rbbrown @courteneyh @emilybell My immediately previous tweet points to where the real revolution in journalism is happening.

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Real revolution: “Test subjects found news stories written by robots more credible than those by human journalists” jimromenesko.com/2014/03/11/rob…

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“Journalism startups aren’t a revolution if they’re filled with all these white men”, writes @emilybell theguardian.com/commentisfree/… HT @rbbrown

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@RealNickHodge That’s how all news bulletins should start. A standardised general warning and reminder.

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There. That’s the headline you all want to be screeching about.

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“How the NSA Plans to Infect ‘Millions’ of Computers with Malware”, screeches the latest Snowden revelations. firstlook.org/theintercept/a…

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Hmm, that RT kinda buries the lede unless you’re already wallowing in the remora of celebutard journalism surrounding Edward Snowden stuff.

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rj_gallagher NSA nominee promotes cyberwar units, says malware attacks “becoming a norm”: nytimes.com/2014/03/12/wor… Omits NSA’s role: interc.pt/1oM1dEC

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Thu plan, draft: Sysadmin tasks; write angrily for @zdnetaustralia; write @5at5daily; evening TBA, but ideally quiet, warm and dry.

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heardatnature “If I had a boa constrictor, I’d name him Irving.”

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RT @MooseAllain: An elephant never forgets pic.twitter.com/AzIbK424ZZ [It’s true, they don’t.]

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TheFix We won! Wait… RT @NirajC: Trulia: America’s most unequal metro is Fairfield County. CT FTW! cc @TheFix on.trulia.com/N79yXm

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There’s a @nswpolice press conference at 0630 AEDT about @BarangarooCrane, so I guess your TV will bring it to you. You could turn it off.

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“Madrid: Lebanese man ‘caught’ trying to buy immigrant’s liver”. now.mmedia.me/lb/en/lebanonn…

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“Newspaper issues correction concerning human-goat war”, yet in my mind many questions remain. boingboing.net/2014/03/12/new…

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TumblrTXT i can’t wait for my grandchildren to wish they lived in the era of beyoncé

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Thursday. Dark. Wet. Looming cloud. Imminent rain. Ebbing will to live. Oceans of pointlessness and stupidity. Thursday.

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