Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 12th, 2014

“Have YOU punched Christopher Pyne TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/uoSc6bsl52

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OK, that’s enough Tuesday. You don’t need me any more.

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@smwsydney My contact details are on my website… for some reason nobody ever thinks of looking. September is pretty busy though.

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@mpesce Glad you enjoyed it. I thought it made a nice change of pace.

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firstdogonmoon METADATA!

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Corrupted Nerds “Conversations 11: Bob Garfield @Bobosphere on the future of the media” is also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/c00…

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New Corrupted Nerds podcast! “Conversations 11: Future of the media with Bob Garfield @Bobospherecorruptednerds.com/pod/c00011/

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Rendering out the final mix of a new corruptednerds.com podcast.

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@cafuego “Need” is such a judgemental word.

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thewireradio Who should your robot car kill in unavoidable crash situations? We talk to @jasonmillar about robot ethics thewire.org.au/storyDetail.as…

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@OaaSvc Yeah, I am vaguely aware of the QLD anti-bikie laws. It seems to be thew way things are going.

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RT @scott_thewspot: The latest Edict podcast from @stilgherrian is just what you would expect to hear from a Nazi. [Quite true.]

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@StanDevia Yep, get enough aircraft and people onto enough ships, and eventually someone will figure out how to work them.

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@trib So, “Mission Accomplished”.

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sharanjit The great @firstdogonmoon explains metadata, when so many others have failed pic.twitter.com/XP8RcqIrrP via @Mark_Heydon

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In which @firstdogonmoon brings you “Abbott’s Lies The Musical” theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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OwensDamien Please remember that ‘What are you depressed about?’ makes no more sense than ‘What are you diabetic about?’

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I’ve decided to go to the @OpenAustralia Hackfest GLOW Edition in Sydney on 20-21 Sept. meetup.com/OpenAustralia-…

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That said, I hope that certain of my radio and TV out-takes never make it to the internets. If you thought the things I do say were bad…

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Can I just say that @DeptOfAustralia’s Bureau of Regret is a brilliant idea. crikey.com.au/2014/08/12/wel…

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DeptOfAustralia Politicians and journalists love deleting Tweets. So the @DeptOfAustralia ‘Bureau of Regret’ is surfacing them. crikey.com.au/2014/08/12/wel…

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“Have YOU punched Christopher Pyne TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/uoSc6bsl52

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@scott_thewspot I might end the next one with the 10-hour version of the Goat Simulator theme. youtube.com/watch?v=BC0-hk…

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gwulfs Hume famously said it is impossible to predict future events based on past events, but as data scientists we say fuck David Hume @abestanway

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@scott_thewspot I thought people deserved* to hear the extended version. It’s wonderful, isn’t it.

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workingdogprod And now a word from NBA CEO Tony Woodford. pic.twitter.com/iTXPNH22Kl

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“PLA Navy set to build 10 aircraft carriers”, reports WantChinaTimes wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-… HT @BlogsofWar

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@MsLods @piecritic @xor And that audio starts 3m50s into the latest episode of “The 9pm Edict” stilgherrian.com/edict/00027/

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5at5daily 5at5 number 88: German trains, Euro planes, medieval battles, North Korea, and the dark side of humanity. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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New blog post: “Talking Facebook app privacy on @1395FIVEaa Adelaide”, plus a modest proposal, 10 mins audio. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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New blog post: “Talking data retention on ABC @RNLifeMatters” with @SueletteD, 19 mins audio from Monday. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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@OaaSvc Thank you very much. It’s so hard to tell while I’m making it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Il a été géré avec beaucoup de difficulté. La procédure n’a pas été correctement expliqué. J’ai été obligé d’improviser.

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hugcrowd We’re starting a new hug bounty program this week. If you’re in San Francisco, hug @snare.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Mes cavités sont maintenant sécurisé. Cela m’amène beaucoup de plaisir. Et vous?

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@humphriesmark [Bows.] “Corrupted Nerds” is the serious one. “The 9pm Edict” is kinda therapy, or something.

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@franksting Heh. “All traffic is good traffic, because it all goes into the sales funnel,” eh?

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@humphriesmark Yes, a fun SEKRIT day yesterday! There’s “The 9pm Edict”: at stilgherrian.com/edict/ and also corruptednerds.com

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@franksting Ah bugger. That site has the glitch too. It’ll be fixed within 30 minutes.

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There will be a new corruptednerds.com podcast later tonight, being a chat about the media with @Bobosphere of @onthemedia.

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@franksting @19bk69 Indeed. I just noticed the same glitch on another site. It seems that I’ve found an obscure bug in a config script.

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And that radio spot is done. I have a vast backlog of audio to post now. That’s something to address over the next couple of weeks.

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On hold to talk Facebook app privacy scariness 9news.com.au/technology/201… on @1395FIVEaa Adelaide. You may listen at fiveaa.com.au

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It seems that we’ve passed our maximum temperature today of 4.9C. Thrilled*.

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joshgnosis What’s with the snake pin? Was Julie Bishop sorted into Slytherin? pic.twitter.com/WsGWFqY8Zc

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@doctorow @BoingBoing You guys know that that’s unrelated video of satirists mixed over the audio? Real video is at skynews.com.au/video/program_…

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@19bk69 @franksting For the moment it’s a Comodo FreeSSL cert, hence no audit data, but that’ll be fixed in the next few weeks.

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joshgnosis ABC News 24 just had footage of Peter Capaldi with a subtitle about ICAC. I thought I was watching season 4 of The Thick of It, again.

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@franksting Hang on, which “subscribe page” are you talking about?

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@dobes @franksting That said, I haven’t tested in Firefox. I don’t think I have Firefox installed on anything.

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@franksting I fixed that about two hours ago, or so I’d thought. Qualsys is showing it as fixed.

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@thegrugq One key problem is that our Attorney-General does seem to feel the need to constantly prove he’s not just one of the plebs.

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RT @ClintonDucas: Just subscribed to @stilgherrian’s excellent 9PM Edict. So should you. skank.com.au/news/subscribe… [Thanks. Yes, you should.]

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@pastcompute Ah, I know about the Old Crows event and was thinking of going, but I can’t quite make it work in my schedule.

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My chat about Facebook app privacy on @1395FIVEaa has been put back to 1420 ACST / 1450 AEST.

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hdmoore “Hold Security” will check to see if my passwords were stolen… by asking me to send them all my passwords. Genius! pic.twitter.com/JukdN179Y1

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This is the clearest argument against dangerous childhood vaccinations yet. clickhole.com/blogpost/my-do…

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joshgnosis Those ABC Fact Check images never disappoint. pic.twitter.com/djvM8yNgPv

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“Have YOU punched Christopher Pyne TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/uoSc6bsl52

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Paging Cory Bernardi… Paging Cory Bernardi..pic.twitter.com/xcvNdRQ9igig

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In case you missed it, a new episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast appeared Sunday night. stilgherrian.com/edict/00027/ Tell your friends.

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@OaaSvc Despite its flaws, cPanel still seems to be a way to handle a few dozen small sites with low-end [cough] old-style “web designers”.

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@OaaSvc Nah, the only manor client is doing other things now, a friendly shift, and what remains are very low traffic sites.

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Related to that is my “Google’s backward step on Android app privacy” from June. zdnet.com/googles-backwa…

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I’ll be talking Facebook app permissions on @1395FIVEaa Adelaide at 1245 ACST / 1315 AEST. You may listen at fiveaa.com.au

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“Facebook Messenger app has permission to spy on your phone”, as @9NewsAUS puts it. “Spy.” 9news.com.au/technology/201…

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@OaaSvc Nope. But this is not an immediate choice. This is a cPanel box (I know) running 30-odd legacy clients. Change is not easy.

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@jonoabroad Thanks, I’ve had that confirmed elsewhere too.

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@dannolan I have been led to believe this is true.

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@dannolan Not everything was built from scratch in the last 20 minutes, HipsterDev.

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Patching an Apache configuration file. Because Hitler. Well, because SSL intermediate certificates. Same fucking thing.

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balmainjack An analogy Liberal MPs might understand. Metadata is the envelope marked “cash”, not the cash inside.

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@timb07 @AusCERT @chrisjrn Heh. I had to recheck what I’d written, but I knew I’d have gotten grief by now if I’d gotten than one wrong.

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swearyanthony Ban 3 or more MPs gathering in the same place.

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I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. “Rake” is a documentary.

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dobes How to fix NSW in one action RT @swearyanthony: @glengyron fixed terms. 3y as MP, 3y in jail

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dobes Oh dear, look at what that naughty metadata did in NSW. twitter.com/Kate_McClymont…

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Pondering the exquisite flavours of the phrase “entertainment journalist”.

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EMOTIONS CAN BE BETTER UNDERSTOOD WHEN FILMED FROM A HELICOPTER.

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RT @crispin_harris: Don’t know if SSL cert is a (romantic) comedy or a Greek tragedy. [It’s more the Scottish play…]

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FFS, @abcnews, why not add a little interactive widget that plots the cooling temperature of his corpse while you’re at it?

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RT @abcnews: Follow our live blog as the world reacts to the death of actor ab.co/XYoRaQ [Oh Jesus wept, fuck no.]

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@ssharwood @jpwarren @bendiq Yes, the more I think about it, “upthrustion” needs to be a thing.

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Anyway, I have to work with a higher form of comedy now. SSL certificates. I may be some time.

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ssharwood Thinking the word “disrupt” should be replaced by “upthrust”. Because “upthrustive startup” has higher snigger value

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The unseemly scramble to be seen to be “paying tribute”. It’s a good look, Dear Media.

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RT @GuardianAus: What did Robin Williams mean to you? trib.al/ySp1jvn [An opportunity for page impressions, mostly. You?]

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RT @BlogsofWarTech: Uber employees order and cancel 5,560 Lyft rides goo.gl/6lBfGX [“Legitimate businesspeople…]

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@semibogan Thanks. I’m noticing the outpouring of “concern” more than many, I suspect, because I found Williams annoying and tedious. YMMV.

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It’d be nice if people just occasionally thought about depression other than when one of your heroes dies, because it’s not about you.

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indefensible One great way to help people with depression is to flood their world with images of someone successful who just killed themselves.

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Tue plan: Eat chicken (done); fix SSL certificate problems; produce a corruptednerds.com podcast; @5at5daily; pimp wares; quiet evening.

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“Have YOU punched Christopher Pyne TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/uoSc6bsl52

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The internet has always been made of Things. They’re called “computers”.

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RT @susan_m: Internet of Things hits the peak of the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2014 gartner.com/newsroom/id/28… [Shock.]

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@jeamland Brussel sprouts end up going soft too quickly.

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“[UK] School children to be trained in cyber warfare,” by Northrop Grumman’s CyberCenturion program. telegraph.co.uk/technology/int…

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Tentacles are for wimps, @BundyB. I have twelvetacles.

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More to the point, justifying data retention by saying that we’re moving to date retention is circular reasoning.

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“George Brandis says Western nations are moving towards data retention. Not so,” writes @chrisberg at @ABCthedrum ab.co/1sJu53C

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Pro Tip: Everything you see on television is an exact and accurate representation of reality.

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Oh. I forgot to email yesterday’s @5at5daily. Because I was busy at 5pm. Oh well, I guess I’m ahead of myself for today then.

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AndrewPStreet The Liberal Party continues its war on women, refugees, the sick, you..gs, bringin’ the jo@TheVineonlinenethevine.com.au/life/news/10-t…lH

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je suis d’accord. Noé avait tout à l’envers.

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@akent True. Which is why I’m having a leisurely breakfast first. SSL is Hitler.

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Tue plan: Eat chicken; fix annoying SSL certificate problems; produce a corruptednerds.com podcast; pimp my wares; quiet evening.

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@staticsan I don’t think I ever had an actual IBM machine myself, but they were all around our little cluster of geeks. I worked on Vaxen.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis encore abasourdi par certaines des questions d’hier. Questions difficiles. Et vous?

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@mwyres Time behaves very strangely at low temperatures.

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@mwyres Perhaps. You can never be sure.

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Happy birthday to IBM 5150, launched 12 August 1981. Intel 8088 4.77MHz, 16kB RAM, optional cassette / floppy drive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_Perso…

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Tuesday. They grow in your gut, hiding amongst the creases and folds. There are more of them every day. Tuesday.

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