Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 3rd, 2014

Am I Premier of Victoria yet?

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@niallclugston This strikes me as a good deal all round.

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SnarkyPlatypus Look, I can send a $3000 bottle of wine down to Melbourne if it helps.

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New blog post: “A loving profile of Tony Abbott [blogjune03]” stilgherrian.com/politics/lovin…

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@PatsKarvelas I’m faily sure you’re not meant to give cocktails to children, but what would I know.

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RT @PatsKarvelas: At least when the NSW Govt implodes they do it earlier in the day [Well yes, must leave time for cocktails.]

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Wait, what? Premier Mothballs called a press conference to say nothing has happened? Right. So fucking glad that happened.

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If only an octopus were to be appointed Premier of NSW. Then if any corruption were alleged it’d have to appear before the ICACTOPUS.

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If I understand correctly, a giant octopus has been appointed Premier of Victoria.

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TlfTravelAlerts We deal with giant octopuses every day. Every. Day. Suddenly, one turns up above ground and it’s ‘news’.

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chrisberg little known fact - victoria’s parliament is held in a series of small laneway bars on rotation

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MT @Colvinius: Is an early election possible in Victoria? Ask @AntonyGreenABC [Oh dear God no, life’s too short. Just tell us. Yes or no?]

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thewetmale Sydney Morning HeraLIAR’d 24.media.tumblr.com/023455a4e9ef6f…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @monsieurpotts I’m a bit of a fan of Norway’s Slow TV work.

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So @7NewsSydney, you really don’t realise that the scary abilities of that “hacker virus” are stock standard, do you. Sigh.

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You really must look at this picture that @belindafarrelly nicked from an ABC listener. instagram.com/p/oxm2CesYLI/

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@SnarkyPlatypus J’ai écrit au sujet de la société liée fruits. Ici. zdnet.com/apples-new-ios… Et celui que je vais vous envoyer.

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Good God, Channel Seven news has gone to the dogs. Garbled “hacker virus” story, exploitative “Crimewatch” segment. Low-rent shit.

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Colvinius This must spread. “@maryellenfield: “@Filosofizer: Wine department vandalism has to be my new hobby. pic.twitter.com/lLze11G1if

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@VodafoneAU_Help True, and I appreciate the link to the add-ons. Still… Anyway, I’ll leave you to it. Thanks.

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Dear @Vodafone_AU, please stop saying “a huge 3GB” on your TVCs about your mobile plans. 3GB of data is not “huge”. [Thwap!]

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I just had a horrible, horrible thought.

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If you haven’t watched John Oliver’s loving* portrait of Tony Abbott yet, then now is the time. 4 mins video. dailymotion.com/video/x1y1ez7_…

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Yeah, I think we need to tweet this again…

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Being informed about some arsehattery.

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@cjlambert @juhasaarinen Imaginary cyber rick matrices are the best kind.

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@0x1C @pingudownunder Indeed. I’d forgotten half of the clips in that. No wonder Mr Rabbit was looking miffed yesterday.

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@cjlambert @juhasaarinen I reckon deep-fried sharks would deter the hackers. I am not a troll.

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5at5daily “5at5 number 60 | 3 June 2014”: Bad book covers, Sydney heritage, CIA agents, disrupting laundry, Mr Abbott roasted. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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RT @juhasaarinen: @stilgherrian Dear god, you’re going cyber on iOS 8 already? [Yes. Yes I am.]

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Apple’s new iOS 8 openness brings new security threats” zdnet.com/apples-new-ios…

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Il faut que je go to le village pour le shopping et le pub.

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“Nostalgia, in the city of Sydney, is for the weak”, writes @liamvhogan theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Me at @crikey_news: “How Apple is revolutionising your digital future — and you’ll never notice”crikey.com.au/2014/06/03/how…Y [$, free trial]

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Fruit-related feelpinion filed for @zdnetaustralia.

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@mogadeet Swift is a Datsun 120Y? BTW, I even know what a Datsun 102Y is.

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RT @juhasaarinen: Yes. I think they’re strongly hinting that you SHOULD do so too. [An entire new programming langauge is a strong hint.]

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Thanks, @oliyoung @bpurdon, that’s how I’m reading it too. Making Swift compulsory would have caused howls of outrag,e with added howling.

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Am I correct in saying that Apple doesn’t REQUIRE you to write iOS 8 apps in Swift, just that you can do so?

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RT @lukehopewell: @stilgherrian In that everyone wants one? [Yes. I suppose.]

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In the same way that opinions are like arseholes, in that everyone has one, feelpinions are like tentacles.

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I have inserted one of @mpesce’s feelpinions into my own.

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@parisba @PeteLawler Which document is that in? It’s information woth spreading. Like a TED talk but with less punchability.

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RT @rachelking: Negroni week is obviously the new shark week. [So is a shark made with gin or vodka?]

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@PeteLawler Wait. I thought @parisba was joking with that. I’ll download the manual shortly.

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@rashasman I am expanding on that precise point. in written words, at this very moment.

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@WarWraith I too have been both employer and employee. Neither for some time though, pseudo-employee status at UTS notwithstanding.

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Apple’s press release: “Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK With Over 4,000 New APIs” apple.com/pr/library/201…

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Uhuh. “Liberal MP” supports businesses too ankleworthy to pay real wages, want government to provide a few handy drudges for them.

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samanthamaiden Re extending work for dole to small biz “@GrahamPerrettMP: @samanthamaiden That cotton doesn’t pick itself.”

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samanthamaiden Liberal MP says work for dole shouldn’t be kept to councils and government.

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samanthamaiden Liberal MP has suggested work for dole program should be extended to small business.

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“Find a Google Glass and kick it from the network”, being a very useful-looking shell script. julianoliver.com/output/log_201…

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jameshutson The backlash over Apple having a developers’ conference be about developers is hilarious. Financial analysts/journos must be deeply thick.

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RT @leslienassar: Yeah… no, and that explanation for ‘why’ is utterly meaningless. pic.twitter.com/o1gYsWEkZa [This bullshit must stop.]

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That’s very subtle, but I laughed.

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RT @staticsan: @stilgherrian @TwitterAU Kylie, Tina, Jackie. I’m sure there are more… [Does Dannii count?]

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MT @TwitterAU: Which Aussie birds should we name our new @TwitterAU office meeting rooms after? [Denise Drysdale. Abigail. Melissa.]

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Swift is “easier, flexible, and more fun”. Just like a good hooker.

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“A huge majority of Americans support regulating carbon from power plants. And they’re even willing to pay for it.” washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/…

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NewtonMark Yeah, let’s not do any analysis, Medicare will be fine if we just make some shit up. theguardian.com/world/2014/jun…

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“A brief history of people who have actually been elected dog catcher”, from @washingtonpost washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/…

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@jonoabroad I know. But it gets worse. I’m writing another, different fruit-related feelpinion for @zdnetaustralia. I need a shower first.

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fanfiction_txt This is a one-shot, sexual story, involving Manic the Hedgehog and my original character, Roxanne the Hedgehog.

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Tue plan, updated: Write for @crikey_news (done) and @zdnetaustralia; late lunch (where?); blog; @5at5daily; stay warm as temperature drops.

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carlfish “Paleo-inspired dining”. We give you the spear. Finding the mammoth is your problem.

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Fruit-related feelpinion filed for @crikey_news.

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swearyanthony I love how people being silly on twitter leads to hours and hours of journalists interviewing each other about leadership challenges

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dontsailbackwds Workless Paperflow

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Tue plan: Write for @crikey_news; lunch, Katoomba; blog; ebook production, dammit; @5at5daily; stay warm as the evening brings what it may.

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@Drag0nista I thought it was unlike you, but the word is so old that its origins aren’t well known at all. @TheHoopla @MacqDictionary

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@Drag0nista @TheHoopla Are we allowed to say “gypped” these days? [Checks.] @MacqDictionary says “colloquial” not “taboo”, so I guess so.

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MayaPosch Apple just reminded mobile devs that they’re just tools to be bamboozled into whatever programming language hits their fancy.

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MrAidanGoatley Missed this delightful councillor from Lewes pic.twitter.com/LgBfApPTN5

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bendavenport Confirmed: Apple allowing Bitcoin (virtual currency) apps. Section 11.17 developer.apple.com/appstore/resou…

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“The Bureau has warned residents to take shelter against Hurricane Bunny. worse than Tropical Cyclone Kitten.” @kcarruthers @yewenyi

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RT @yewenyi: @kcarruthers @stilgherrian From now on we will only name Hurricanes after the gentlest, weakest and kindest of critters.

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ben_machell Text from my dad earlier on pic.twitter.com/RIlpppJ9ua

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@kcarruthers How about we start naming asteroids after women exclusvely?

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Maybe by using the Abbottic catchphrases, Turnbull is showing that the prime minister has his support 100%. And we know what that means.

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RT @jonoabroad: I think I’m a goat. [Well someone’s on the mushrooms early today…]

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So has Turnbull been told to toe the line? “Open for business” yesterday, “age of entitlement” today… smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@_andrewtrinh Pro Tip: Leave a respectable gap between renewing your insurance and totalling your car.

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“Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes because people don’t respect them, study finds” washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-…

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“Meet our most versatile mount yet”, says the email headline, misleadingly. It’s about camera equipment.

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@_andrewtrinh You seem to be there whenever there’s as accident on the A22. That’s a bit suspicious. Why are you causing so many?

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RT @jameslyne: Hmm. Connecting your drone to the Internet so others can fly it. Turns out not a good idea. [Oh you worrywart, James!]

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Tue plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; ebook production, shifted from yesterday, so with added stress; @5at5daily; dinner Wentworth Falls.

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YosemiteNPS We invite you to check out Yosemite’s natural operating system. We’re good on a computer, but unmatched in person! pic.twitter.com/ZjTJO74tdQ

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@dunderment I’ll SMS them to you. What’s your phone number and date of birth?

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TheOnion “No thanks, we’re good.” – 7.1 billion global inhabitants of every age, race, and orientatioonion.com/SoMN45Mpic.twitter.com/s3xx2sCZRiRi

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I watched “The Fifth Estate” on the plane back from the US the other day. A shame it didn’t plunge us all into the ocean.

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How about we breed a new film director? John Oliver Stone. His movies are funny, but it takes four hours to get to the punchline.

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RT @glengyron: @SnarkyPlatypus There was a movie that recreated the Frost / Nixon interviews to huge acclaim… @stilgherrian [Was good.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Look, it’s Oliver Stone. He can turn six pebbles and a rubber duck into a four-hour political thriller.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think it’s just you. Have you forgotten the “Where’s Eddy?” chase across the planet?

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The First Lady of Nigeria has helpfully provided all the documentation I’ll need in a .rar file. Would anyone like a look at it?

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“Director Oliver Stone to adapt Edward Snowden story for film”. working with The Guardian, reports @Reuters reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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@jeamland Thank you. I assume that the Mechanics will contain Things of Note. Nevertheless, I think I shall Ask the Question.

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Wow, I’ve just received an email from the wife of the president of NIgeria herself. She needs my help. But it’s a secret, OK?

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@jeamland I have just sent you an email that contains Thoughts. Please let me know whether those Thoughts are Correct or Less Correct.

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Copywrong_ John Oliver: Stop Calling It Net Neutrality; It’s ‘Preventing Cable Company F**kery’ j.mp/1jMHIbY

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@jeamland Agreed. Yet “tech” journos who are really nothing but toy enthusiasts say there ain’t much in iOS 8. Hence my comment.

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If you haven’t watched John Oliver’s loving portrait of Tony Abbott yet, then now is the time. 4 mins video. dailymotion.com/video/x1y1ez7_…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Aujourd’hui prononcera une symphonie des chapeaux des connards. Croyez-moi, je suis correct. Et vous?

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Every minute you spend on “SEO” is a minute you haven’t spent on the actual wants and needs of your audience. Arsehats.

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MT @paulwallbank: If you run WordPress with All In One SEO plugin, update it ASAP blog.sucuri.net/2014/05/vulner… [Or, quicker, just kill yourself.]

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I see that reporting on the fruit-based company’s announcements is also separating the sheep from the goats rather effectively.

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Tuesday, and the sheep will be separated from the goats, with results that may be displeasing. Tuesday. Goats. Tuesday.

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