Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 27th, 2014

RT @expectproblems: And started a facebook page about it? [Well nothing will happen without that, obviously.]

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Right, I’m going go bed. By the time I wake up, I expect you to have solved all those conflicts and restored peace to the world, OK?

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Sorry, just thinking aloud.

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No, they should be put in a sack weighted with bricks and thrown into a river.

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@expectproblems I know. Whatever scenario you can imagine, I can think of a worse one.

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People are actually taking that map of Australia-as-if-Palestine seriously? FFS, what is wrong with you people? Geopolitical ignorance FTL.

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I’m not quite sure why @1petermartin is writing TV previews, but we live in strange times.

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1petermartin @PaulBongiorno @TheKouk @SwannyQLD What’s wrong with massive spending on roads? ;) goo.gl/sv7cBb

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@BXGD Heh. In the US or here? Either way, it’s all disingenuous bullshit. And to be clear, I’m not taking sides. Just annoyed.

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@staticsan @Prohairetic Don’t worry, dodgy political propaganda is forever. You’ll see it again soon enough. And again. And again.

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DarrenNolan_@adyenglish: Peppa Pig jigsaw for sale pic.twitter.com/kmtgFQzvcn@jonbergan @marnieb

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Oh this’ll help*. pic.twitter.com/pV4gKkWJp5 FFS, what is wrong with you people?

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It’s sad, @j_s_n_d, I know both Palestinians and Israelis, I know it’s messy, yet the arsehat sloganeering will solve nothing.

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Shit. I just tweeted something that mentioned Israel. Preparing myself for DERPCON 4.

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UndercoverMutha@This_Is_Israel: Terrorized citizens of had to drive around this pothole created by a rocket
Is this parody?
pic.twitter.com/AMwertltVS

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@paulwallbank You’re going soft, Wallbank. America will suit you.

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RT @bairdjulia Imagine coming across this street art crossing after a few drinks. pic.twitter.com/tGAdUjDiQi [Yeah I’d shoot everyone involved.]

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I’m a good pony.

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gandalfar OH: “You have to be a good pony”

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Hey fans of “The 9pm Edict”, I’ll be recording tomorrow, posting tomorrow night in theory. Thanks for your patience and support.

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Australian sportperson in sportperson oblivious to the implications of their sportsperson activities shock.

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@monsoontrader Don’t get too excited. It’s likely to be about one sentence in a podcast or article somewhere.

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@monsoontrader I’ll figure out some way to satirise that later.

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New blog post, after a very long time: “Weekly Wrap 216: The return, the throat, the stress” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/21…

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@monsoontrader Ah yes, that does it. Otherwise it just notes that the session ID is different and dumps me from the session. Lovely.

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@monsoontrader Sadly that link just takes me to the top level of the search form. What should I look for?

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MT @sylmobile: Wrecking Ball (Palmersaurus Version), from our wonderful @helenperris! helenperris.bandcamp.com [Ping etc.]

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@paulwallbank @R_Chirgwin In which case, please discount everything I just said.

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@R_Chirgwin Unless these bats were individual gifts In some way, they’re likely to have been part of to signed-memorabilia pool.

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@R_Chirgwin I’m not defending the concept, but sportspeople sign things en masse and then they’re handed to administrators.

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TheOnion Scientists: Rich People, Poor People May Have Shared Common Ancestor onion.com/WHq7P7 pic.twitter.com/QaIOijFVKx

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m currently working out whether I can afford to go the mixtape.

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For $200, “I will dress like a cop and harass you on the street for what will seem like no reason. Earn some street cred.”

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Seriously, @yayaswhitepriv’s campaign is glorious. Says this white male. I am such a hypocrite. gofundme.com/baozzc

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In which a black woman hopes to crowdfund herself some white privilege, with much wit. Beautiful work. gofundme.com/baozzc

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RT @ABForScience: Just watched six people fly over head at an altitude of 432 kilometers. They live in space. Think about that. [Only six.]

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Anyway, I’m sure some nice Sydney journalist will soon call John for a brief chat about employment law. smh.com.au/articles/2004/…

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Also, @SexpoAustralia, “Must be available all hours … but shifts may vary depending on the crowd”? I’m pretty sure that’s not on either.

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sylmobile Perhaps the executive team of @SexpoAustralia is unaware below minimum wage (“cash”) is being offered to backpackers? pic.twitter.com/DtzuJr5ujh

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s not. It’s the opposite of a sleeping aid. Its use combats fatigue due to poor diet etc.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bravo. Vitamin B is taken in the morning only because it disrupts sleep.

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RT @R_Chirgwin: Ebay, your SEO needs work if you present this in mens shoes: twitpic.com/e8zr3e [Speak for yourself.]

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[This tweet is deleted because it had the potential to be actionable defamation.]

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MT @sylmobile:”signed a statutory declaration that he only described the Prime Minister as a rodent” bit.ly/1rpancE

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Ah. So “rodent”, but not “lying rodent”. smh.com.au/articles/2004/… Ping @oberonsghost

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Mind you, Brandis accused The Greens of being like Nazis, yet he’s the one who called for a book to be banned. The hypocrisy is hilarious.

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Though 10 points and a bottle of fine whiskey to Soapy if he ever owns up to his alleged “lying rodent” comment about John Howard.

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Even A-G Soapy the Ankle QC’s Wikipedia entry is hilarious. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Br…

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@bgstclair @zdnetaustralia There are clues. Otherwise, you must wait until tomorrow.

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@NewtonMark @juhasaarinen @thegrugq Thanks for that. I’m on other things for the next week, but will return to this theme very soon.

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RT @withtimferguson: DAAS LIVE - Tour Dates cheekymonkeycomedy.com/daas-live-with… @DAAS_Live [Uhoh. I had enough trouble last time. Personal warnings etc.]

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@NewtonMark @thegrugq @juhasaarinen You’re right. I’ve got a thing coming up on Infosec KISS, so I must work in this angle somehow.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Film/TV industries rope in photocopier salespeople, cinema peanut sellers etc to defend “copyright industries”. So funny.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, well, look at the PwC report and see what it includes. It’s utter bullshit. copyright.org.au/pdf/PwC-Report…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Vous venez peut-être reçu un courrier électronique.

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@thegrugq @juhasaarinen The same thing that drives SIGINT data collection. “If only we had one more piece of the puzzle.” Human nature?

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JaneSarpax For those around us who that special on the …. pic.twitter.com/pLLwgsTHRS

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@juhasaarinen @thegrugq Indeed. It’s all “Buy new stuff to save us!” not “No, do some fucking work and clean up your mess.”

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RT @purserj: Is Tony Fitzgerald the opposition leader in Qld. [Well SOMEONE has to be.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. J’ai passé l’après-midi dans le domaine de la cheville. Il est si drôle. Et vous?

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@juhasaarinen @thegrugq … yet as Microsoft SIR or DSD/ASD Top 4 or whatever keep saying, just fix your broken stuff.

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@juhasaarinen @thegrugq So much of the security industry is built upon record-the-things seek-anomalies buy-our-intelligence…

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@thegrugq Yeah look don’t over-sell yourself. :P

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@thegrugq Oh now you’re really crossing the line! [Dissolves into hysterical laughter.]

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@thegrugq And I thank you for providing the theme for a forthcoming column.

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This is terrible, @thegrugq! If the facts show that the real threat is poor systems administration not exotic threats, it’s industry death!

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thegrugq @thegrugq In short: 0day are less than 0.1% of all exploits actively used in the wild. Stop worrying.

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thegrugq @thegrugq in the last 3 years 0day have become even rarer. So one would assume they account for less than the rate seen in 2011.

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thegrugq Microsoft’s SIR no.11 show that 0day account for: 0.12% of all exploit activity in first half of 2011.

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RT @thinkprogress: Wind turbine manufacturer hiring 800 people in Colorado as orders pile up thkpr.gs/1sFjY2Q pic.twitter.com/2Lxk7RBGvM

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Very cranky, in fact.

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DrMobs I have now done all the statistical tests and hence know just HOW SIGNIFICANT YOU ARE. Some of you? Insignificant; I’m sorry.

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By “internet generation, @juhasaarinen, are we referring to Sir Tim Berners-Raymond-Zuckerberg, or this kid? youtube.com/watch?v=aXV-ya…

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RT @juhasaarinen: So today we have learnt that two people are in contention over who represents “the Internet generation” whoever they are.

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@juhasaarinen @zdnetaustralia No. “Known arsehole in arsehole being an arsehole shock” fails to attract my interest.

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So, I have already started writing tomorrow’s @zdnetaustralia column. It seems to be getting quite cranky.

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mikedepetris [creating cats]

god: make them love fish

“Ok God you got it”

god: but make them HATE water

“omg u are a monst—”

god: DO IT

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@troyhunt It’s a tough point to break out of. I get the same thing with writing. I just need to walk away for a while.

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@troyhunt I’m sorry to hear that. I can relate. Very much so. :(

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@troyhunt I’d contend that the problem there isn’t with Azure.

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@mpesce Does your new home have exposed rafters? Plumbing? Anything solid like that up near the ceiling?

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LukeLPearson *applause* Bravo… Bravo!! *cheers* *standing ovation* *roses thrown on stage* Author! Author!! pic.twitter.com/TC28BrjOhv

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Hi Happy Proles, why not pay 75% more because the system isn’t organised? Driver’s fault not ours. pic.twitter.com/vtl5FrxIVl HT @ProfJeffJarvis

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In slightly over two days, source and proofs for the seL4 proven-correct microkernel will be released under GPLv2. sel4.systems/FAQ/

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“The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization” nyti.ms/1nIKTYc HT @Steve_Lockstep and many others.

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“Meanwhile in Brandistan”, from the wonderful @davpope yesterday bit.ly/JcQoNZ pic.twitter.com/ivo3Tbmhl8 Brandistan is so now a thing.

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semibogan Darkmail, from the makers of Silent Circle, Lavabit, and the dude that built a packet sniffer to steal CC info. pic.twitter.com/1TOolQ8XYl

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@ctmitrow @tinderfessions All good. It’s “just” another Twitter account bringing us the rich variety of what people actually say.

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According to Siri, at least sometimes, today is the day the Hellgate opens. theepochtimes.com/n3/412857-siri…

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tinderfessions I strictly use tinder to spread the word of 9/11 being an inside job. Response has varied. - Lyndon

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tinderfessions Transsexuals don’t always look THAT bad and some are very believable - Alex

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@haruki_zaemon Well, I wasn’t planning to make that explicit, but since you’ve gone there yourself… Yes.

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@haruki_zaemon The Wikipedia article says the two are related but not the same. Obviously that’s not a definitive source.

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Sun plan: Sunday lunch, Katoomba; shopping; research for @zdnetaustralia column; work on “The 9pm Edict”, to be completed tomorrow.

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Ah, an email of reprieve has arrived from the SEKRIT television project! Remaining script reviews not needed until Wednesday. Re-planning…

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Thanks, @PeteDotAscian @CLudowici, for those references. And a thankful nod to @durtgeek @thatjeffsmith.

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@theremonstrator Then you may well enjoy the “You Are Not So Smart” podcast/books about the psychology of perception. youarenotsosmart.com

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That said, @skwashd, the safest seats of all are the very back left row, furthest from collision impacts up front and closest to rear doors.

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That’s an OK thing in and of itself, @skwashd. If an escape is plausible, then the fewer people between you and an exit the better.

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RT @skwashd: Are you saying I shouldn’t buy business class tickets based of the @SCMP_News survival probability in the infographic? [No…]

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RT @mjec: So do we just accept the inexorable forward march of time or… [… or… OR DESTROY THE UNIVERSE?]

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@theremonstrator The Wikipedia article mentions some examples, and the links go to further useful stuff.

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There are statistical techniques for testing whether apparent clustering is likely to be random or maybe another factor. @theremonstrator

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RT @theremonstrator: Do you think this [the clustering illusion] could apply to historical events. [Yes, of course… and what’s more…]

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But because @SCMP_News’ image is dressed in the visual style of “trusted infographics”, people are inclined to believe it.

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The @SCMP_News “infographic” contains so many errors of analysis it’d be a great example for students to dissect. scmp.com/infographics/a…

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While desperate to find “meaning” and “narrative”, most media workers are innumerate and usually ignorant of the field they’re reporting on.

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3/3: The clustering illusion. Humans perceive small numbers of random events to be clustered, but they’re not. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clusterin…

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2/3: All the weasel words. Likely to be. One of. Recent history. What data is being excluded from their “analysis” to support their point?

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1/3: There are more people flying in more aircraft that ever before, therefore even if flying is safer there might still be more fatalities.

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3 things to realise about that screechy infographic “2014 is likely to be one of the worst years in recent history for commercial aviation”:

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GonzoHacker App that notifies people in your social network when you think about them naked

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@vaguelyspecific Yeah, I’ve been warned by quite a few people who got it around the same time I did. It’s annoying more than worrying.

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I just can’t seem to shake this lurgy, but insomnia and stress never help in that regard.

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Sun plan, draft: Review more TV scripts; Sunday lunch, Katoomba; work on “The 9pm Edict”, to be completed tomorrow ‘cos I’m exhausted.

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Happy Birthday to the Bank of England, granted a royal charter on 27 July 1694.

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Sunday. Finally, there is no cloud, but the illumination only means that you can now see the full extent of your misery. Sunday.

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