Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 28th, 2014

Disclosure: I may have a personal interest in @ssharwood’s plans. theregister.co.uk/2014/03/25/ith…

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“The Reg’s desert XP-ocalypse aversion plan revealed”, wrote @ssharwood the other day. theregister.co.uk/2014/03/25/ith…

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RT @GreenJ: Apparently @alaindebotton is in the country [So our border protection policies have failed. Sad.]

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MT @llament: @jonoabroad I am more up-market than @stilgherrian [A dead pig is more upmarket than me.]

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If you missed @5at5daily then read this, arsehats. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5… Or subscribe at tinyletter.com/5at5/

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Bleating about the Klout deal? Try my “Influence, vanity metrics and other internet astrology” from last year. zdnet.com/influence-vani…

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cathymalexander Colon / rectum cancer kills more Australians than breast or prostate . There, I said it out loud bit.ly/1o5ZPSr

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@MicheleS_Aus I gather that “backs growing wider” is a euphemism.

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Earth Hour is still a thing? Oh FFS.

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I’m not sure what use I can make of this new knowledge…

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Well thank you, ladies, I have learned something today.

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@Taezar Why would I know about bras? Thanks, that and @Lilylauren’s explanation on instagram make perfect sense. Cheers!

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Um, can one of the ladies following me please explain what this is? instagram.com/p/mEvHDRiFk0/

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Surely there is more to the town… instagram.com/p/mEu1BCCFkg/

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@Asher_Wolf I always love the fact that there’s no middle ground with this stuff.

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@Asher_Wolf Oh dear God, she has a lot to deal with. You have done good work this day. She’ll appreciate it either today, or 20 years hence.

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Hang on, wait, is there news that Mr Rabbit has done something useful?

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I’m always amused to note when a vendor decides I’ve seen through their hype and they stop inviting me to their launch events.

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Patrickavenell Samsung Galaxy S5 story that reveals how and why journos and bloggers get free handsets applianceretailer.com.au/2014/03/produc…

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“What part of this chart does Joe Hockey not understand?”, asks @TheKouk thekouk.com/blog/what-part…

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clairlemon “The oppression I experience is so diffuse I need to study Foucault for 3 years to understand it” said no-one in a developing country, ever.

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@Asher_Wolf Mind you, scar them early, scar them often.

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RT @Asher_Wolf: Settled on presents for my niece’s Bat Mitzvah yfrog.com/nxjz8rij [You must really hate her. This will scar her.]

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@jonoabroad You’d be surprised. @mpesce is a fragile possum.

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@j_hutch I was doubting it from the very beginning.

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5at5daily Just published: “5at5 number 23 | 28 March 2014” tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5… Subscribe at tinyletter.com/5at5/

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RT @sylmobile: Is it Beer O’clock yet? [It was Beer O’Clock on Tuesday. What’s wrong with you?]

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ssharwood MIcrosoft has ALREADY found problems with Office on iPad. Workarounds required for some theregister.co.uk/2014/03/28/mic…

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RT @Lilylauren: Mmmm my smoke detector keeps going off but there is no smoke. [So set fire to something.]

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What’s a “Shanahan”?

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I guess Colbert has blown his chances of covering TechEd.

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RT @dobes: @stilgherrian current leader: twitter.com/S0phiex0/statu… [Oh this is rather special, thank you.]

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And now @chrisberg has made me cry. And not in the usual way. @joshgnosis

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RT @chrisberg: @stilgherrian @joshgnosis the human rights commission has been talking about cyber racism for years google.com.au/search?q=cyber…

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Meanwhile, @joshgnosis has found some people who’ve decided that “cyber-racism” is a thing. zdnet.com/au/supporters-…

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Oh this arsehattery is a great way to identify stupid people. Thank you, Internet.

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Did I see news tweeted earlier that Mr Rabbit said Cabinet would fix the proposed Racial Discrimination Act changes the party room approved?

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RT @hellotexto: He’s missed a trick there. That would be one hell of a fare. [This is true.]

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The cab driver has outlined his scheme by which the “fourth-generation unemployed” would be herded onto a bus and taken to the outback…

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@virag064 Sounds a lovely way to spend an afternoon. I haven’t dug that deep in ages.

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GreenJ BREAKING: Some small changes in dress requirements for MPs to be implemented for the budget session. MT theretronaut:pic.twitter.com/iuUgjrprmz

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I think I might go to Leura for lunch. It’s my first trip outside the compound in three days. I’ve showered and shaved especially.

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@dobes Things happen inside Mr Rabbit’s head that cause words to come out of his mouth, surprising everyone including himself.

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“You will be a knight for rolling up your sleeves and getting on with things,” Mr Abbott said, apparently. Wot? abc.net.au/news/2014-03-2…

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RT @maxphillips: Nathan Rees to quit [Had anyone noticed that he hadn’t?]

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@jeamland I believe congratulations are in order. And not only for choosing the lasagne. Bravo.

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@19bk69 Indeed, I don’t really want to go down the BTC IRS capital gains rules rabbit hole if I can avoid it. Hoping no-one wants me to.

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@19bk69 I don’t think that would be recorded, but wouldn’t the capital gains issue be the price paid at the exchange, not BTC to BTC?

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@19bk69 Well there’s certainly more conversation about Bitcoin as a speculative investment than as an everyday payment system.

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@domknight Indeed, if only MS Office was associated with some sort of automatic machine that could remember to do things for you.

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@PeteLawler Part of me is happy about the rain for those reasons. Alas, that left-brain thought doesn’t counteract the mood effects.

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“Why Bitcoin Can No Longer Work as a Virtual Currency”, writes @yayitsrob theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

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ISS101 seen from Soyuz is still very small, but will grow fast as Soyuz gets closer. Live: bit.ly/1ggqZRi pic.twitter.com/Aj0N1Pl6Oh

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Oh. It’s raining again. I’m so glad* this is happening. It’s the highlight* of my week.

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@domknight It’s probably best not to get me started.

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People are getting excited about Microsoft Office on iPad? What next? A choice of horseshoes for your new Audi?

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“Our Attorney-General seems to have wedged himself on the issue of racial vilification”, writes @profsarahj theconversation.com/rights-to-bigo…

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Looking for the email from Twitter where they explained the new privacy-affecting feature, providing informed consent before I opted in. No?

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@johnnybridge2 @MinhKular @joshgnosis So what result would you like from this rather irritating conversation?

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@johnnybridge2 @MinhKular @joshgnosis I suspect you’re projecting your own pet peeves onto a single ambigious RT of @joshgnosis

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Fri plan: Plod through the comms backlog; plan the next fortnight’s writing; ponder next @zdnetaustralia column; @5at5daily; evening TBA.

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Today is making almost no sense whatsoever. Even without the brony thing.

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@myrcurial @csoghoian @rmitch Indeed, I was just thinking, “How many years do we need to go back for that to be an issue?”

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zeroday the only way @rmitch article could be more wrong is if he claimed forced HTTPS causes autism.

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csoghoian Tech journalist @rmitch criticizes Google for forcing HTTPS. I can’t tell if he is an idiot or an excellent troll. blogs.computerworld.com/privacy/23698/…

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RT @joshgnosis: Social media is like “electronic graffiti” according to PM Tony Abbott. bit.ly/1pe5l2j [Good to have a modern PM.]

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CyberPrefixerAU Peter Cosgrove to be sworn in as cybergovernor-general

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Oh. A plumbing emergency. Sorry, I mean, an augmented water reticulation event.

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I see there’s no shortage of things to be angry about today.

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US DoJ calls inserting malware via MITM ‘augment[ing] the content’ with ‘some additional computer instructions’. techdirt.com/articles/20140…

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davpope Veni, vidi, risi <my cartoon in today’s @canberratimes goo.gl/oc0BNQ> pic.twitter.com/y2BzAibN8X

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis ravi* d’être impatient à un autre jour de pluie et d’obscurité. Et vous?

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Waleed Aly, as usual, says precisely what needs be said about Brandis’ proposed Racial Discrimination Act changes. smh.com.au/comment/george…

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Friday. Just… Friday.

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