Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 15th, 2014

Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “Oz science and technology needs its own Team Australia” zdnet.com/oz-science-and…

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

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@crispin_harris @bengrubb @MegaManSec No, but I see what you did there. @R_Chirgwin’s gone all literal.

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@MegaManSec @ShaneWMurphy @R_Chirgwin @bengrubb Depends. If the search term is “viagra” then it raises it.

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@MegaManSec @ShaneWMurphy @R_Chirgwin @bengrubb The point is that it adds Google ranking juice to the sites it links to.

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SnarkyPlatypus Partitioning the Ottoman Empire again, eh? RT @BBCWorld: EU foreign ministers discussing plans to arm ’s Kurds bbc.in/1uW7BO8

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@ShaneWMurphy @R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @MegaManSec Yep, and it hides itself in the program files. Can detect when it’s deleted and reinstall.

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@R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @MegaManSec Nuke and roll back to last known-good backup is the only way. And if not, as in [REDACTED], you’re fucked.

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@R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @MegaManSec Yep, if it’s Joomla, which it looks like, there’s triggers added all thru the database…

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@R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @MegaManSec Ah, I’ve seen that pwn before (and cleaned up afterwards). It’s fun.

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bernietb CORY! CORY LOOK! IT’S HAPPENING CORY! YOU WERE RIGHT ALL ALONG! pic.twitter.com/awwty1fVxy

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FakeToniaTodman How many casks of wine should I open to “breathe”?

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@NewtonMark “Amend the definition of ‘computer’ to include all computers operating in a network,” so… the internet. Law-drafting hell.

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@martinwalsh I shall therefore seek some sort of comment from @CountryRoad in due course. Unless @joshgnosis gets there first.

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So @TripleMSydney, in fact nationally, has dropped all Kiss tracks because Gene Simmons is an ignorant ankle. triplem.com.au/sydney/music/n…

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@martinwalsh @CountryRoad “Can’t unsubscribe”, you say? Clear breach of the Spam Act 2003, I say.

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“EU Lawyers Confirm ‘General And Blanket Data Retention Is No Longer Possible’ In European Union”, writes @glynmoody techdirt.com/articles/20140…

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BernardKeane The incredible self-sabotaging Treasurer; or, how the budget narrative was lost: bit.ly/1l89MOD (free)

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rarchbarch I have less clear pictures of my relatives. Amazing pic of @ESA_Rosetta pic.twitter.com/qHEuS4pwNQ

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JoeHockey Wayne Swan is the consistent persistent constant in Labor’s entire term in Govt.! Now he begs forgiveness. Isn’t it time he just resigned?

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@semibogan I’ve put on a bit of weight since then, sadly.

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@NewtonMark @semibogan That’s really a question for @dobes … I am but a dutiful minion in this regard.

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I suppose it’s time I tweeted this photo that @semibogan keeps tweeting to his professional contacts. pic.twitter.com/MllUemdbwQ

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TheMurdochTimes So who said all the great stories have already been told?
via @emilymphocyte pic.twitter.com/eDNFV0GVP9

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@hughstephens Oh. My brain had moved on from there. Maybe you didn’t do it right.

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I agree with @dobes. Pyne would be an excellent Treasurer. He already knows that lawyers are paid more than nurses.

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dobes Has anyone got a better idea, or a more entertaining one, than throwing Hockey under the bus, and making Chris Pyne the new treasurer?

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“Don’t Call the Police ‘Militarized’. The Military Is Better Than This”, writes @AdamWeinstein gawker.com/dont-call-the-… HT @JohnBirmingham

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RT @Stratfor: Stratfor’s “US Naval Update Map: August 14, 2014” stratfor.com/analysis/us-na… pic.twitter.com/Ywmi1gAuqR [Explains the quiet.]

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So, thanks to @swearyanthony, I have gone down the rabbit hole. Or, more accurately, the brony hole. google.com.au/search?q=broni…

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Suddenly reminded of my avocado-related altercation from this morning.

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@joshgnosis Thank you. It feels more sad than special, though.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je suis trop fatigué pour être satisfait de quoi que ce soit. Peut-être la soupe aidera.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 90: Smartphone photojournalism, police excess, UFO conspiracy, drunk Karl Marx, and how to be polite. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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Eventmechanics “I am sorry about that interpretation” - Joe ‘PoMo’ Hockey, he is sorry for your interpretation.

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smurray38 *optics* RT @_AdamTodd After his big apology, Joe Hockey drives himself from the 2GB studios pic.twitter.com/VyqyIG5vIC

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Interview at @reason with Australian libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm. reason.com/archives/2014/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis épuisé à la fin d’une semaine épuisante. Et vous?

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@mpesce @paulkidd No sorry, Mark, Paul has the correct version there.

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KJBar Movement at the top of the AG’s Dept. Roger Wilkins will finish his term as Secretary at the end of the month.

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I am doing an inspirational job.

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I need an interesting collection of photos to put into today’s @5at5daily. Any suggestions?

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@maxfuckery Ah, yeah that can be a PITA. My machine is equipped to play anything I stumble across.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Oz science and technology needs its own Team Australia” zdnet.com/oz-science-and…

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@maxfuckery @samanthamaiden Nah, I usually link to a containing page so people have context. Very rarely directly to the bare audio file.

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@explanoit @BernardKeane Yep, agreed. Our lot don’t have to deal with quite as intense a media landscape.

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@explanoit When I eventually come to Texas I will give you some Australia lessons.

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samanthamaiden Joe Hockey’s great, big mea culpa. “I am sorry for the words” FULL AUDIO via @2GB873 @BenFordham 2gb.com/article/joe-ho…

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@explanoit @BernardKeane There has been some astounding idiocy this week. And the week before.

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fieldproducer ‘You’ve maced the wrong guy’ Seattle mall security guard allegedly ignores fight instigator maces black guy instead. bit.ly/1yD38QJ

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RT @yewenyi: Someone’s not telling us about the year 2038. pic.twitter.com/rki5OwREed [HAHAHAHAHAHA IT BEGINS.]

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BernardKeane I can’t recall a Treasurer grovelling like Hockey just has, ever. Imagine Keating doing that. Imagine Costello doing it. Impossible.

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I have been informed that I am nancy-famous.

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@explanoit It’s a universal phenomenon. That said, our current lot is a clusterflock of geese.

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Hey NSA, any chance, like just for the lulz, that the last few phone calls between Credlin and Hockey could fall off the back of a truck?

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RT @chrisberg: all news stories should end with the phrase “more to come” [Also, all porn videos.]

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Viss Thank you for filling out our metasploit survey, please remove your pants and proceed through the rubberized door pic.twitter.com/cmUiwEqJP8

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@franksting Hey I’m fine to just have feelpinions with @GordyPls

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains a new kind of cyber.

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Right, I am back at @bunjaree and settling back into the writing.

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RT @oberonsghost: Front page news in the Mosman & North Sydney Daily: pic.twitter.com/YTLO3ZrKiq [Did Pyne put this in the curriculum?]

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@semibogan Excellent… Everything is proceeding to plan.

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glengyron Twitter is basically observational comedy. With the comedy removed.

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@loupascale @efa_oz Indeed. It’s all about legacy distributors trying to keep their spot in the food chain.

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In which financial services group WCS indicates ignorance of the Streisand Effect, sues Whirlpool. theage.com.au/business/finan…

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“70% of the 10 most pirated films not legally available in Australia”, says @efa_oz’s new caniwatchit.com.au [Confused by first chart.]

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At @ACCAN_AU’s conference in Sydney on 16-17 Sep I’m moderating a panel on online content, copyright and ethics. regonline.com.au/builder/site/t…

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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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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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RT @nancycato1: @stilgherrian : In a horse-drawn Sulky? [No, but that would be nice.]

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@dananimal “Mostly harmless” will be their epitaph.

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OH: “You’re just backpackers. You can suffer.”

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Fri plan, updated: 1118 train to Wentworth Falls; write for @zdnetaustralia en route; review those TV scripts; @5at5daily; collapse.

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rharris334 Coffee goes up 10c in Parliament House from Monday… one colleague remarked: “Poor people don’t drink coffee, so it won’t affect them”.

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SwiftOnSecurity Mass surveillance is the elegant oppression, a panopticon without bars. Its cage is small but out of sight, behind the eyes - in the mind.

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RT @barrysaunders @expectproblems @stilgherrian i saw someone order a ‘strong decaf soy flat’ once. so, a double shot of no caffeine? [Wut?]

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I would ride Bill Shorten like a pony, if given the opportunity.

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Someone nearby just ordered a “decaf soy latte”. What is even the point?

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Thanks, @JSNoble @R_Chirgwin, I’m glad someone got it.

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jamesmassola Brutal headlines & coverage for the Treasurer, including Courier-Mail, on his “poor don’t have cars” comment. pic.twitter.com/sA71876OEX

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MT @theage: Christopher Pyne declines six times to back Joe Hockey over … fuel tax rise theage.com.au/federal-politi… [Wow, that’s two cocks.]

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“A Different Kind of Veteran: Thoughts on Countering Australian Jihadis” at @BlogsofWar blogsofwar.com/clint-and-john…

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It’s a big Happy Birthday to 6EQUJ5, declination −27°03′ ± 20′, 15 August 1977.

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TheOnion Onion Talks: Hypothetically It Would Be Okay To Have Sex With A Robot Dog onion.com/1pviOoy pic.twitter.com/tVz0WaCkXu

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SteveStreza Palestinians are tweeting people in to tell them how to deal with tear gas. Basically tells you everything. pic.twitter.com/E03cSxMMuc

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

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JoshBBornstein I followed a poor person driving a motor vehicle over an excessive distance & reported it to the authorities.

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Fri plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia; review those TV scripts; @5at5daily; train to Wentworth Falls. All dependent on fatigue levels.

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NightValeRadio If you love something, set it free. If it scurries up a wall, spins a web, & eats insects, it was probably a beagle or hound of some sort.

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“If you must quote anonymous sources, make sure they say something!” writes @jackshafer blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/201…

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@mrgrumpystephen I’m not sure what you mean, so probably not.

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monteiro According to the NY Times: “Demonstration in Missouri Broken Up By Police”.

Nailed it.

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Fuck. It’s already after 0800. Thanks to poor window placement I haven’t seen the sky lighten, an important cue. Botherama.

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“Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers” forbes.com/sites/kashmirh…

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@NewtonMark You know, tweeting it that way removes the troll. You have defused the Clickhole. Traitor.

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snare How to computer?

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Goodness me. John Hewson is really putting the boot into Joe Hockey today. brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/tonede…

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OhWowHmm We Are Anonymous. We Are Right like 15% of the time. Expect Us.

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@LaTrioli @BreakfastNews @mjrowland68 I’d be Fang/Agent K-13, “a poorly trained CONTROL dog … trained by Max,” doesn’t always follow orders.

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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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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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Fri plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; review those TV scripts; @5at5daily; train to Wentworth Falls. All dependent on fatigue levels.

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@johnthelutheran Mind you, it’s not such a bad place to be. @ClickHole has been doing some excellent work.

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ztiworoh Sometimes Unfortunate Things Happen In The Heat Of A 400-Year-Old Legacy Of Racism

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Well done. The Onion

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@LaTrioli @BreakfastNews @mjrowland68 You’ll be waiting a while. I haven’t watched Game of Thrones, nor read the books. Interest level zero.

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Oh dear. @johnthelutheran has fallen down the Clickhole.

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egadheg “Joe is freelancing, being dumb with words, though it’s not Rudd office levels of dysfunction.” That’s a Liberal source, folks.

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“Even journalists have been detained in the chaos,” reports @abcnews. Even journalists. I’d emphasise the priest being shot, myself.

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jordha Anime is for jerks.

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NewtonMark Saint Louis County Police to be relieved of duty in . arseh.at/4krw Well, that took a while, eh?

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HuffPostRelig Pastor kept repeating Jesus Jesus Jesus as she protected people in Ferguson then she got shot huff.to/Y9MYDm pic.twitter.com/zoZvLu6ujW

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NewtonMark “Join us now for our special live coverage of Iraq, Gaza and Ferguson, just after these messages.”

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TheOnion Here are The Onion’s tips for being an unarmed black teen in America onion.com/Vq9vtJ pic.twitter.com/snLJZlcV7j

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@LaTrioli @BreakfastNews @mjrowland68 Nah, while Mistress Insomnia is an old friend, I did get a few hours. Thanks for asking. You good?

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@mjrowland68 @BreakfastNews Them, sure, but that’s not the worry. “They” have that anyway. I’ll have to give you my paranoia lecture.

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@BreakfastNews @mjrowland68 So you’re encouraging people to fill in a psych profile and give the data to… who, exactly? Irresponsible.

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@Viss Thanks very much for that. Work well worth doing.

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I reckon @RNBreakfast should replace that Warwick bloke doing sport with Warwick Capper, just for a change of pace.

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That whaling ship link is a must-read.

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“The Time I Spent On A Commercial Whaling Ship Totally Changed My Perspective On The World” clickhole.com/blogpost/time-…

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“Tom Hanks Has a Typewriter iPad App, and It’s Actually Decent”, writes @OneJaredNewman time.com/3112027/hanx-w…

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“We Must Demilitarize the Police”, writes @SenRandPaul. “We” being “you”,
America. time.com/3111474/rand-p…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je vais recourir à la médecine jusqu’à ce que les données sont traitées. Cela prendra trois semaines.

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GSElevator #1: Ibiza is overrun by people who can’t even pronounce it.

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GSElevator #1: I get more nervous walking by a cop late at night than I do a kid in a hoodie, and not just because I’m carrying drugs.

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“Facial recognition software helps FBI snag fugitive 15 years later”, writes @writingadam scmagazine.com/facial-recogni…

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trevortimm On the cops vs. protesters dynamic, read this by @radleybalko, who literally wrote the book on police militarization. washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch…

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fanfiction_txt Transported to a zombie apocalypse can’t be that bad right? Especially if you meet all your favorite youtubers

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis fatigué et ennuyé. Je dormais très mal en effet. Je demande un remboursement. Et vous?

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@Viss No, that can’t be right. 115°F is too hot, But there’s milk in there. Washing of the equipment happens at a higher temperature. Sigh.

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@Viss This is a milking shed (“parlour” in US and French usage) on a dairy farm. Automatic machine to wash the cows’ udders.

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@Viss I am now far too curious about what they are doing with the cowhides. Or, on table 13, horsehides.

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@Viss … then loading them onto pallets and totalling the weight. The hides would be made into rugs, hats, furnishing covers etc.

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@Viss Tabro is an abattoir. Looks like it’s supplying hides (skins) of slaughtered animals to this company, that’s sorting them by type…

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It’s a big Happy Birthday to 6EQUJ5, declination −27°03′ ± 20′, 15 August 1977.

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Friday. If the last remnants of hope and joy have not yet been drained from your life, today will be the day. Friday.

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