Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 14th, 2014

nils_gilman How soon till some libertarian dipshit tells us that the solution to is ? Oh, wait: mobile.twitter.com/search?q=%23fe…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:15 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

@gattaca Have you seen our Attorney-General explain the internet and metadata collection?

via Tweetbot for iΟS in reply to gattaca

@gattaca Sounds like Rob Ford would get along with the Australian treasure. news.com.au/finance/econom…

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NicholasFryer My boss have it sorted. “If you take 2 timelords, change their hearts to stomachs, and mush them together, you’d make one cow.”

via Plume for Android (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

chrisjrn So it only took 11 months for the Howard Government to disown the Abbott government. Top job!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:44 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

Cows. With the right hashtag this time. What have you got against definite articles?

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What even is Yamba?

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Why do weather presenters mention forecast conditions in relation to places that aren’t on the map they show? Shocking UX.

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I don’t know shy I actually turned the TV on, but since it is I’ll watch @TheRoastTV “live” in just minutes.

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@paulwallbank They presumably have more sense than to invite me.

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I see that @AlanKohler is on the TV but I can’t see whether he’s wearing pants.

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paulwallbank You call that an access code? This is a stinkin’ access code @ The Auditorium instagram.com/p/rrB_YyxEKC/

via Instagram (retweeted on 6:42 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

RT @GuardianAus: Scott Morrison to appear before inquiry into children in immigration detention trib.al/k6iNxtb [On 22 August.]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to GuardianAus

theprojecttv Who let the poor on the road? They’re supposed to be walking to job interviews so they can afford to go to the doctor!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:38 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

In which Clarke and Dawe explain “The Exceptions that Prove the Rules” youtube.com/watch?v=Md7_rh…

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TheRoastTV If you only watch one episode of the roast tonight… That would be nice. It starts at 7:30 on @ABC2 … Good plan!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:14 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

SEKRIT eyrie arranged.

via Plume for Android

I can’t be arsed going back to the Mountains tonight.

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@chrisbrownie Thank you. It’s that trick of finding an analogy that captures the essence of the problem without going down a rabbit hole.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to chrisbrownie

On hold for @NewsTalk2UE to explain how routers broke the internet. telegraph.co.uk/technology/new… Listen in at 2ue.com.au, or not.

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@skaye Yeah it’s not too flash, is it.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 89: Hype cycles, Mars pictures, vaccinations, invisible typos, and why pregnant women are worth 15x more. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

via Janetter for Mac (retweeted on 4:33 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

SwiftOnSecurity My mind is broken in all the right ways.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:28 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@skaye That confirms my suspicions that the big players would have more problems than the smaller ones.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to skaye

This “routers break internet” story seems to have struck a chord. I’ll be talking about it on @NewsTalk2UE at around 1650 AEST.

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scottcarson1957 Maybe the plan should be to take the cops and send then into Northern Iraq to face ISIS. They seem to be tough boys……

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:36 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Plume for Android)

matttburke You can now drive from Killcare to Tea Gardens only hitting electorates involved in pic.twitter.com/dmpZwBCTcT

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:14 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

@jdub @891adelaide @NickEvershed Surely it would have to be a cyber envelope.

via Plume for Android in reply to jdub

@jdub @891adelaide @NickEvershed But the internet is no a big truck, as Senator Ted Stevens made clear. It’s a series of tubes.

via Plume for Android in reply to jdub

@jdub @891adelaide I’m kinda avoiding postal metaphors this week.

via Plume for Android in reply to jdub

On hold for ABC @891adelaide to explain the 512k router BGP problem. news.com.au/technology/onl… Listen in at abc.net.au/adelaide

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Routing to the Node.

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RT @shiftkey: @stilgherrian you can, but the lack of working “cyber” into it is disappointing [Ah, I’d better refer to “cyberrouting” then…]

via Janetter for Mac in reply to shiftkey

Am I allowed to call this thing the BGPocalypse?

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Bizarre. For both this and the last Adelaide radio spot I’ve done, the immediately preceding item was about the tattoo expo thing.

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Here’s the News.com.au version of that internet router fail story. news.com.au/technology/onl… On air in about 10 mins to discuss.

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So, I’ll attempt to explain the 512k router BGP problem on ABC @891adelaide at 1345 ACST / 1415 AEST. Listen in at abc.net.au/adelaide

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@jcmurty I wonder if they got caught or were thinking ahead.

via Plume for Android in reply to jcmurty

@stryqx I’ll have a squizz once I’m not mobile.

via Plume for Android in reply to stryqx

@deejbah Ah, I’ll check out the best way to handle that later this afternoon. You’re the first I need to migrate.

via Plume for Android in reply to deejbah

This “Internet routers hitting 512K limit, some become unreliable” yarn, anyone notice anything in Australia? arstechnica.com/security/2014/…

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Today’s medical procedures are completed.

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@Viss It’s ten dollars per cyber now? Eek. Don’t read my column or I’m cyberscrewed.

via Tweetbot for iΟS in reply to Viss

Nigel_Purchase Cover letter! pic.twitter.com/16W5lpcqrW

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:33 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

I can think of worse people than @Viss to be Supreme Cyber Overlord. Three, maybe four people.

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marcoostini Dear Twitter, for all those who think infosec is pointless, have a look at posts from @Viss today. Very Much Evil is one misconfig away.

via Choqok (retweeted on 12:30 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

semibogan A cryptoanarchist is just a regular anarchist with multiple personalities.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:26 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

@gattaca They can be a thing now. Cyberasprin will help thin the cyberblood.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to gattaca

So… SCADAgeddon has begun. (In reference to various retweets just then.)

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Viss hahah yes! YO QUIERO TACO BELL! \o/ pic.twitter.com/fvcvZqmfzC

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

PaulM Does this look like it might be hydroelectric to anyone else? …1ea85e43b74e7f99e.r70.cf2.rackcdn.com/eb228093f75fab…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:05 PM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@gattaca If you can’t cyber it, it’s not an actual thing.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to gattaca

RT @CyberPrefixerAU: South Korea’s first and only cyberastronaut resigns [Ping @gattaca]

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dobes hahahhaahaha. Pass me MOAR IRONY! RT @hrtbps: .@BarackObama great quote, would read again. 👍 pic.twitter.com/webpKwsom9

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:27 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

scottcarson1957 Think it is time to revisit Raoul Duke’s (Hunter Thompson) 1970 article: The Police Chief - drive.google.com/file/d/0B2gcBR…

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 11:20 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@vealmince Ah yes, that little conundrum. All hail Eris.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to vealmince

Ex-82nd Airborne Division veteran on Ferguson: “We rolled lighter than that in an actual warzone.” businessinsider.com.au/police-militar…

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johnb78 We have a winner RT @rhysam: “The poor don’t drive cars.” So THAT’S why all of our infrastructure spending is going on roads.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

mitchprothero When do all the armed white ‘patriots’ show up to protect the unarmed black american kids from oppressive big government? any minute right?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:27 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

unsungsongs Fun fact: I only realised what an Order of Australia lapel pin looked like through discredited witnesses.

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 10:23 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

It’s good to see people reacting with dignity and good taste to the passing of a famous comedian. annoyingpr.tumblr.com/post/945365483…

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@BruceHore @zdnetaustralia Some thoughts have been triggered by the Chief Scientist’s speech last night. chiefscientist.gov.au/2014/08/speech…

via Janetter for Mac in reply to BruceHore

semibogan Americans are weird.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:09 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@TV_Rev Oh thank you. I’m soon to do a push to try to ramp up their frequency.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to TV_Rev

Kate_McClymont Love the props that passionate Novocastrians have brought to they are trying to save Newcastle rail line pic.twitter.com/n4nVAX3Bs3

via iOS (retweeted on 9:56 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

@stevemcilhatton Oddly enough, that does fit into something that I was considering, in a roundabout kind of way. Thanks.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to stevemcilhatton

@BruceHore @zdnetaustralia You’re not helping. Or you are helping. One of the two.

via Janetter for Mac in reply to BruceHore

MarkDiStef “possibly”… or it’s just a picture of a police van twitter.com/alexhart7/stat…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:40 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

It’s not a tank, you morons.

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Viss Every single time I think “Yep. I’ve found the DUMBEST SHIT connected to the internet”, I’m wrong. This is 3 times in a row now.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:38 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

RT @drearyclocks: Is the plural of dingus dinguses or dingii? [Are you speaking English or Ill-informed Twat?]

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malbooth Today I will speak to the authorities to get these walls straightened. ..instagram.com/p/rqBbD8QoIW/73

via Instagram (retweeted on 9:35 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Pondering what my @zdnetaustralia column should be about today.

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Via email: “What if we create the term ‘pan-management movement’ which will see middle managers replaced by goats?” Uhuh.

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tinderfessions Nobody gives a fuck about your paleo/crossfit lifestyle bullshit - Sarah

via Buffer (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Janetter for Mac)

Metadata mis-steps and NBN policy failures reveal deep weakness in AU government digital capacity. @TheMandarinAU themandarin.com.au/digital-dog-da…

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There’s @efa_oz “Citizens @NotSuspects” events coming up in SYD, MEL, CBR, BNE and maybe more to come. citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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@cathywilcox1 @bjkraal Oh that improves* the image dramatically, yes.

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Sydney, Tue 19 August, I’m moderating @efa_oz’s “Citizens @NotSuspects” panel discussion. Can you say “metadata”? citizensnotsuspects.org.au/events/

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Thu plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (but what?); 1215 doctor etc; complete writing; @5at5daily; train to Wentworth Falls, time TBA.

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“Pine Gap communications facility’s operations ‘ethically unacceptable’, Prof Des Ball says.” Big mind-change there. abc.net.au/news/2014-08-1…

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ScottRhodie You wanna know what gives PR practitioners a bad name? This gawker.com/pr-firm-explai…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:18 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

“”It puts the mescaline into the Prime Minister…”

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sammostyn Australia the only country in OECD without national & strategy - vital words by Prof Ian Chubb chiefscientist.gov.au/2014/08/speech…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 8:07 AM, Aug 14th, 2014 via Tweetbot for iΟS)

@jeamland I couldn’t eat more than the one…

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“Pellets” Credlin. I may start using that regularly.

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@BiellaColeman So, exactly like every other human activity ever.

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RT @bjkraal: I’d rather imagine Mr Rabbit as a pigeon getting pellets in a Skinner box. *dog whistle* pellet *pause for thought* pellet etc

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ISN’T A GOOD VISUAL IMAGINATION A WONDERFUL THING.

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Go on, admit it. Right now you can picture Peta Credlin squatting and squirting out Mr Rabbit’s droppings. A dozen little pellets each day.

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Imagining Peta Credlin squirting out a series of bullet points. Like a rabbit and its droppings. Mr Rabbit’s droppings, I suppose.

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@murpharoo Yes, but when they go off-piste they go into complete arsehat territory. THIS IS NOT AN IMPROVEMENT. Or is it. Hmmm.

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I dream of a day when a government minister does more than rebleat whatever daily bullet points have squirted out of PMO.

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Wow, the health minister on @amworldtodaypm is talking a jumble of logic-free rhetoric. Squawk that message, you useless parrot!

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THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH MESCALINE BEFORE BREAKFAST.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Les tentacules ont mesuré tous les aspects de mon âme.

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@SnarkyPlatypus J’ai dormi aussi bien que je le fais normalement, donc pas.

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I see that the UTS HR system has some fans*. @O_P @engin_eer @cafedave

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I believe that we need to add the word “Joesplaining” to our vocabularies.

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Thu plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; 1215 doctor etc; complete writing; @5at5daily; train to Wentworth Falls, time TBA.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je commence la journée dans un flou, et pas dans le bon sens. Et vous?

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@QuixoticGuy Nah, he’s just doing his job as a newspaper columnist. “Costello Comeback” is not a thing.

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Good God, it’s not coffee I need before logging in to the UTS HR system, it’s mescaline.

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Happy birthday to Peter Costello, the little engine that couldn’t, born 14 August 1957.

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Thursday. Thoughts swirl and form. In the beginning, they are simply stupid. As the day progresses, they become quite insane. Thursday.

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