Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

July 16th, 2014

BBCNewsMagazine ‘Expert’ South African metal thieves make off with 10km of working railway bbc.in/1jP0CWt pic.twitter.com/X4PPCksIrI

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 8:22 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

I’ve had enough Wednesday.

via Janetter for Mac

dannolan Lol abc 12 pic.twitter.com/OHELkyOAbq

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:20 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

chrisberg where’s my cake tony - august 27

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:07 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

mrtiedt i.imgur.com/E2HSfRT.gif MT @tobiasziegler: “Corporal punishment has been rejected by many experts…” powerful condemnation there Bill

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:06 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Again, “Scott Morrison and the Conveniently Comforting Doctrine of Predestination” by @AndrewPStreet is a must-read. kingstribune.com/index.php/week…

via Janetter for Mac

Suddenly remember I’ve been up since 0300 or maybe even before, which explains a number of things.

via Janetter for Mac

Curious question that, @OaaSvc, when the government literally turns its citizens’ property into a battleground.

via Janetter for Mac

OaaSvc or d) Work out where their malware is sending its data and compromise their system exposing it to the world.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

OaaSvc c) Document exactly what was done and publicly expose how they inject malware and what it does.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

OaaSvc b) Find out who did it and name them publicly.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

OaaSvc a) Congratulate them on “keeping you safe”.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

OaaSvc Twitter poll: You find your computer has been compromised by <intelligence agency> under Brandis’s new innocent third party ammendments. 1/5

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

The word of the moment is “idiolect”.

via Janetter for Mac

“Home and Away” is on. That reminds of the time [REDACTED, ALL THE THINGS ARE REDACTED] and it was kinda fun.

via Janetter for Mac

And if it’s a crossbow, it’s a “bolt” not an “arrow”. So much for attention to detail.

via Janetter for Mac

So much for “last tweet”, apparently. Unreliable turd.

via Janetter for Mac

“And a man saved by his laptop from a crossbow attack.” Yeah, this is the stuff we need to know about, @7NewsSydney.

via Janetter for Mac

That Jeep TVC is just unadulterated bullshit. Which I suppose properly characterises their target audience.

via Janetter for Mac

Maybe I should become a Brony.

via Janetter for Mac

Oh look, Harold Scruby is complaining about something.

via Janetter for Mac

RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Why not just have a ten minute segment of journalists fellating each other on live television? [I’ve listed some names.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

So some @7NewsSydney stories are strapped “The Australian 50th”, with Seven journos having Oz journos on as talking heads. I see.

via Janetter for Mac

Yes, @Skud has written the apology Google+ should have written, had they actually learned. infotrope.net/2014/07/16/mea…

via Janetter for Mac

@franksting @Skud Ta. I’ve been a bit busy today to think much about Google+

via Janetter for Mac in reply to franksting

@SnarkyPlatypus Il ya des situations où seulement plein de munitions au standard OTAN est suffisante.

via Plume for Android in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@mpesce That’s true. And don’t forget Larry Ellison. One of the holiest of all. (Disclosure: I’ve been to his party pad in San Francisco.)

via Janetter for Mac in reply to mpesce

@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Mon cerveau est une gelée. J’ai besoin de nourriture et de chaleur et d’amour et une arme à feu. Et vous?

via Janetter for Mac in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@0x1C Well fuck me, you’re right! How could I ever doubt your suggestion?

via Janetter for Mac in reply to 0x1C

5at5daily 5at5 number 76: Cool cinemas, the early cool web, modern uncool web, religion, and a special friend for the shower. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

via Janetter for Mac (retweeted on 5:03 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Thanks for your patience. More formal notification will follow by email before 1800 AEST.

via Janetter for Mac

Client websites are largely back up and running now. There’s a few glitches, but we’ll notify the affected people individually.

via Janetter for Mac

@dobes Well that certainly adds to the frisson!

via Janetter for Mac in reply to dobes

@dobes Yeah I know. I should be Attorney-General. I’d cyber the shit out of that thing.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to dobes

“National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014” home page, with more options. parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc…

via Janetter for Mac

RT @FarrellPF: Full text of Brandis’ intelligence reform bill is online now parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc… [There goes my evening…]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to FarrellPF

Brandis seems to have democracy backwards. He doesn’t tell us what “The West” will be doing. Us citizens tell him how we want things to be.

via Janetter for Mac

@AndrewPStreet @KingsTribune @JaneTribune Thanks for going down that rabbit hole. I’ll include a link in @5at5daily today.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to AndrewPStreet

“Scott Morrison and the Conveniently Comforting Doctrine of Predestination”, writes @AndrewPStreet kingstribune.com/index.php/week…

via Janetter for Mac

The European Court of Justice is ruling data retention illegal all across Europe. digitalrights.ie/data-retention… (2/2)

via Janetter for Mac

“Data retention is ‘the way western nations are going’: Brandis”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/au/data-retent… Except… (1/2)

via Janetter for Mac

Stressed. But I can’t do anything until the vendor’s engineer gets back to me. So I might as well whinge about something else.

via Janetter for Mac

It’s OK, I’m fairly sure this is a direct message.

via Janetter for Mac

@drearyclocks “Silicon Alley:” is the nickname for the New York startup scene.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to drearyclocks

@0x1C That is the plan, yes, but I can’t randomly move client stuff ‘cos of a feelpinion.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to 0x1C

@virag064 Yep, I know about the linker problem, but we just hit a rule syntax problem.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to virag064

@virag064 It’s a cPanel/CentOS box, and cPanel’s engineer is being excellent, but this configuration is unsupported. Coffee time.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to virag064

@virag064 Updating an Apache 2.2 install and some custom mod_security rules and causing failures. And next, mod_auth_mysql. Joy.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to virag064

Annoyed that this annoying technical problem is so annoying.

via Janetter for Mac

@semibogan Bah. Cryptographers have caused many CVEs already. Consider it a class action.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to semibogan

In which @firstdogonmoon reports on The Australian’s 50th birthday celebrations. Slightly paraphrased. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

via Janetter for Mac

@natecochrane Electrons spin the other way in the southern hemisphere. And presumably ours have (some) different avionics.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to natecochrane

I am finding @tinderfessions far, far too entertaining.

via Janetter for Mac

tinderfessions Matched with my stepson on Tinder, family holidays have just got a lot better. . - Julia

via Buffer (retweeted on 1:33 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

tinderfessions Me and my match both loved the Patriots (rare). Mid climax he screamed “for you tom Brady” best sex of my life - Peaches

via Buffer (retweeted on 1:31 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Yay! The F-35 is flying again. Well, a bit. Not fast. And not a long way over the ocean because, you know, splash. defense.gov/news/newsartic…

via Janetter for Mac

SO THIS IS THE WRONGEST THING I HAVE SEEN SO FAR TODAY WHY IS THIS EVEN A THING. lostateminor.com/2014/07/16/wor…

via Janetter for Mac

@scottcarson1957 @NuclearAnthro Yes. Yes it is. Also, please don’t let that man near any more nuclear weapons.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to scottcarson1957

But my issue was always that I WAS using my real name and Google’s systems wouldn’t let me enter it. I’m not sure that’s been fixed. (2/2)

via Janetter for Mac

Thanks for all the messages to say that Google+ finally dropped its stupid “real names” (or “real to whiteboy engineers”) policy… (1/2)

via Janetter for Mac

@NuclearAnthro Generally a daily change, yes. If I can’t be bothered being creative I drop to one of the generic ones on file. Sad.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to NuclearAnthro

savagehenry73 1. Put kitten in briefcase.
2. Go to meeting.
3. When kitten starts meowing, say “I have to take this”
4. Talk into kitten like it’s a phone

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:12 PM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@NuclearAnthro Thanks. Given that today is the anniversary, it seemed an attractive choice for my avatar of the day.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to NuclearAnthro

@gattaca I draw your attention to this modest proposal from @davpope..twitter.com/davpope/status…98

via Janetter for Mac

davpope I await the Productivity Commission’s cost-benefit analysis of my transit plan (via CT goo.gl/oc0BNQ) pic.twitter.com/BoLG4MFTiR

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:29 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

“Soapy QC returns from London and addresses the party room. ‘Me and the guys decided to start smoking bath salts. We’re all doing it.’”

via Janetter for Mac

Wed plan, redraft: Fix technical problem; write for @zdnetaustralia; @5at5daily; go somewhere for shopping and dinner; sleep, maybe.

via Janetter for Mac

RT @bengrubb: So Opal’s privacy policy isn’t accessible at present. Hmm… [Stop using your Opal cards immediately then.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to bengrubb

Brandis’ “This is the way the West is moving” comment is a rather nasty piece of logic-free persuasion. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

via Janetter for Mac

@Andrew_Zammit That’s what I get for reading things straight after returning to consciousness from a blurry nap. Give me a gun.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to Andrew_Zammit

MT @Andrew_Zammit: Other PJCIS reforms will be proposed today, not data retention, but that data retention might come soon. [Doh!]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to Andrew_Zammit

Oh well, no shortage of things for me to write about this week.

via Janetter for Mac

The same AEC that “lost” more than a thousand votes thanks to bullshit security now reckons it can judge what is and isn’t a hacking risk.

via Janetter for Mac

In the one week, the government reckons they must be able to see our every move online, but we can’t see how they count our votes. I see.

via Janetter for Mac

“Government blocks AEC source code release on hacking fears”, reports @joshgnosis zdnet.com/au/government-…

via Janetter for Mac

Fairfax suggest proposed data retention laws will arrive this week. Today in fact. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

via Janetter for Mac

RT @KevinBankston: Right on: Google finally abandons its G+ real names policy plus.google.com/+AmberYust/pos… [That took stupidly too long.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to KevinBankston

Arson, @umairh. Lock everyone in that damn cafe and torch it. It’s the only way to be sure.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to umairh

umairh “We’re architecting end to end business relationships by leveraging data-driven solutions. Let’s brainstorm!!” - across from me at the cafe

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:51 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

“Mistakes were made.”

via Janetter for Mac

LOUDBOT THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY! STOP BEING SO SHORTSIGHTED AND UNATTRACTIVE

via BITCHES DON'T KNOW 'BOUT MY INTENSIVE AERIAL BOMBARDMENT (retweeted on 6:44 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Flatmate: My mouth is sore when I eat. Do you think it’s syphilis? [This man so needs his own chat show.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@jeamland It’s like a penis pump, but completely inside out.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to jeamland

jeamland And kids? If someone comes up to you and offers you thought leadership? Just take drugs.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 6:32 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

I have escalated it to someone.

via Janetter for Mac

@darrenpauli Already onto it. Also, why are you awake?

via Janetter for Mac in reply to darrenpauli

RT @jeamland: @stilgherrian An Illudium-PU-36 Explosive Space Modulator is what you need. You should totally use one of those. [Yes.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to jeamland

I am sure I can escalate this to someone.

via Janetter for Mac

I love* how when you’re dealing with a problem with X there’ll always be people who help* by telling you “You should be using Y”.

via Janetter for Mac

@jeffsonstein @jdub Right now I’m more interested in fixing the immediate problem than “Why don’t they do X?” architecture discussions.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to jeffsonstein

@jdub There’s always someone who whinges when you’re not using their latest hipster thing. ;)

via Janetter for Mac in reply to jdub

“Recompiling Apache and PHP.” This sentence should not exist in my world. Or anyone’s.

via Janetter for Mac

SavedYouAClick Did you know that it’s raining in New York City right now?

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:33 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Aha. PHP symbol relocation error for libmysqlclient.so, so at least I know what I’m dealing with here. The fix is easy too. Self-lobotomy.

via Janetter for Mac

@SnarkyPlatypus Si il existe un moyen d’accélérer le armageddon, je trouve.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

Unrelated to what I’m fixing, a machine in Guangdong is trying to get my web server to trust a fake SSL certificate for Wells Fargo Bank.

via Janetter for Mac

Right. I need to tackle this problem. If you see a sudden flash of light, just duck and cover. You’ll have six seconds.

via Janetter for Mac

guardianworld German sausage cartel caught bangers to rights. It’s a wurst-case scenario etc… gu.com/p/4vxf5/tw pic.twitter.com/ohFOySKu4E

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:44 AM, Jul 16th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@lelak That’s why we’re all going cyber now. Refrigergeddon FTW!

via Janetter for Mac in reply to lelak

@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. J’ai froid et fatigué et irritable et je suis péter copieusement. Il est merveilleux. Et vous?

via Janetter for Mac in reply to SnarkyPlatypus

@swearyanthony That should also be the name of Mr Hemmes’ next fashionable* bar. Hemmeroid.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to swearyanthony

Wed plan, early draft: Fix annoyingly weird PHP library problem; remainder TBA, but there’s plenty to choose from; destroy the Earth.

via Janetter for Mac

Since Mistress Insomnia has insisted I be awake before 0330 AEST, I might as well tackle that annoying problem that blipped up overnight.

via Janetter for Mac

Happy birthday to the Age of Nuclear Armageddon, born 16 July 1945 and thankfully still with us because we could all use a laugh.

via Janetter for Mac

Wednesday. There are parasites of so many kinds in every organ, gnawing away at your very essence. But you are oblivious. Wednesday.

via Janetter for Mac