Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 16th, 2014

@NewtonMark “Knowing” is a pre-Modernist concept.

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semibogan He has a giant penis and head wear. No wonder the Spaniards are afraid of these Basque separatists.

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CameronWatt @stilgherrian You know how you sometimes leave home and forget to turn the iron off? Same for the spooks.

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@NewtonMark I know that. You know that. It’s their job. Why does it seem so amazing when it’s pointed to?

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s_narut That’s how you fix the tennis court spotlight in Thailand pic.twitter.com/H9IkAxszFb

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daveaitel Honestly, Tor is for people who just started hacking yesterday and don’t own any routers yet .

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Actually, @NicholasFryer, I’m quite happy for people to indulge in their football pleasures. I am a tolerant man. It just bores me shitless.

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This earlier tweet by @JohnBirmingham is taking on more relevance by the moment..twitter.com/JohnBirmingham…bC

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“A Yes Scotland spokesman said: ‘Independence seems to be working well for Australia.’” [Smirks.] scotsman.com/news/politics/…

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seearjay Australia’s PM warns Scots against Yes vote scotsman.com/news/politics/… “echoing forces of darkness” speech ridiculed even by No supporters.”

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engin_eer George Brandis wants to harvest my metadata. Shocked. Appalled. Aroused.

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jnmulholland Cover of tomorrow’s Observer New Review - @KimDotcom interviewed by @carolecadwalla pic.twitter.com/GVAB8H74UQ

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Goddam it, all these spies keep accidentally spying on each other. How does that happen?

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bungdan Oopsie. Those poor Germans were accidentally spying on Kerry’s phone calls too. dw.de/spiegel-bnd-fo…

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@jameslyne Thank you, James. And for that, our recent conversation will be a podcast (finally!) by Tuesday.

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Oh great. I’m being drawn into some daft Twitter twibbon war with the British prime minister. There’s another fucking flag on my file.

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Now look, @BruceHore @Gin_ev_ra, I do not possess a gun currently either.

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“Lobster-faced poltroon” is rather good, @BrownhillsBob. Nice work.

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BrownhillsBob @David_Cameron Oh fuck off, you lobster faced poltroon

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I do not currently own a gun.

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I hadn’t realised @David_Cameron was a parody account.

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David_Cameron Support the campaign to keep the United Kingdom together - add a Let’s Stick Together Twibbon to your profile: twb.ly/CXMI6QAD

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So you’re having Football Feelings™, are you? There, there. [Pats.]

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MikeCarlton01 OMG !

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@johnthelutheran @ClickHole It’s magnificent, isn’t it. Totally changed my views about commercial whaling.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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dannolan WOW RT @Daily_Star: Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver comes out in support of UKIP: dailystar.co.uk/posts/view/314…

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GiveMeInternet This is exactly why X-Files is better than CSI pic.twitter.com/UZt6ujTrgg

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JRhodesPianist Seems a little extreme… pic.twitter.com/QxeebO4Oth

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Going down another weird rabbit hole.

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Realising how little I know about West Papua.

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smh Kevin Rudd was so poll driven that he once asked for research on what his ”core belief” should be, Wayne Swan says. ow.ly/Ao4wB

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Back in the depths of the SEKRIT television scripts.

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TheWhaleFacts A whale is not a toaster.

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@ben_hr Well, I’ll try to keep it going. I have bunches of material. But I’ll do a concerted subscription drive over the next few weeks.

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@marcfennell @RNDownload Nevertheless, it’s good when everyone wins.

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statelibrarynsw How many roads in your suburb in 1891? Just digitised - Atlas of Sydney suburbs goo.gl/e8LtYV pic.twitter.com/tXYBzKvFAa

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@marcfennell @RNDownload That said, it all ended with Facebook being evil, so everybody wins!

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@marcfennell @RNDownload Yes, but then branded that all as Facebook making excuses. That’s what I came away with, anyway. It was early.

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@marcfennell @DownloadABC @RNDownload Yeah like that’s gonna happen.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Corrupted Nerds” first, I think, ‘cos that’s easier and will boost my confidence for another “Edict”.

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Ah. @DownloadABC has changed to @RNDownload, so my little whinge earlier has gone unseen. I will re-whinge it later.

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There will be new episodes of both “Corrupted Nerds” and “The 9pm Edict” in the next 10 days.

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

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On Sunday there was a new episode of “The 9pm Edict”. stilgherrian.com/edict/00027/

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There’s a new Corrupted Nerds podcast, a chat about the future of the media with Bon Garfield @Bobosphere corruptednerds.com/pod/c00011/

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Since it is a rainy Saturday evening, and you might have been busy in recent days, I shall now pimp some of my things from this week.

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I checked and that @TfLTrafficNews screenshot is genuine.

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RT @britgir999: There’s an odd shaped incident at Elephant & Castle according to @TfLTrafficNews pic.twitter.com/MSTXeVFkIy [Complete cock-up.]

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emergingwriter it’s like ‘the metamorphosis’ except he wakes up with upper-middle class career ennui

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@R_Chirgwin Not at all. The Coalition’s supporters already think that those on welfare are stealing their hard-earned taxes.

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rhysam BREAKING: Abbott to rename Australia “New Albion”. Scots unperturbed.

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@PvtHudsonWA08 Give ‘em time. That requires changes to criminal law, which is less subtle.

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We’ve got the football grand finals coming up soon, so watch for what else gets announced on the weekends when no-one’s watching.

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Once the A-G can declare someone a “national security threat”, you add further consequences down the track. Also on Saturday nights.

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The Centrelink angle is a smokescreen. It’s really about giving the A-G the power to arbitrarily declare someone “national security threat”.

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RT @GuardianAus: Tony Abbott says phone hack did not compromise talks with Julie Bishop trib.al/JRJnVKT [Oh good. ]

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Once more, punishment is meted out to people who haven’t even been charged with a crime, let alone been found guilty of one.

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Unemployed Person: “Why did you cut off my dole?” Centrelink: “Um, reasons.” UP: “I followed the rules!” C: “Yes, you did. But, reasons.”

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So the Australian government just announced that they’ll signal to people that they’re under suspicion by cutting off their dole.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Le Front Populaire pour la Libération de Haggis doit être formé avec la plus grande hâte!

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Tout est une menace pour la liberté. Les ennemis de la liberté sont en train de gagner. Et vous?

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Pharmacist: “Your doctor has written you a little lecture here but I know you understand drugs so you can pretty much ignore it.” Uh, OK.

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ARE YOU A THREAT TO FREEDOM? ANSWER ME NOW.

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RT @ClintonDucas: Cooking Boeuf Bourguignon. Do the French still hate freedom? [That’s definitely a , boy.]

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@MetaMikeBiggs There’s only 23 taxis to coordinate. The capital outlay probably isn’t worth it.

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RT @jneave: if the taxi fails to arrive does that mean the terrorists have won? [Fortunately I won’t have to find out.]

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RT @ncoghlan_dev: I’m writing software & giving it away. Pretty sure some business folks would call that economic terrorism

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I am opening the wine, which definitely threatens the fight for Freedom globally.

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I have just started the generator, which threatens the fight for Freedom globally.

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I’m currently sitting on a bench waiting for a taxi, which threatens the fight for Freedom globally. How about you?

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The radio operator at Katoomba Radio Cabs is currently eating chips.

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@photogramel @benrileysmith My understanding is that that’s from The Times.

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So Mr Rabbit went public against Scottish secession in exchange for… what?

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To be honest, I’d like to hear more from Mr Rabbit on how Scottish secession threatens Freedom globally. A lot more. With diagrams.

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JohnBirmingham Peta Credlin adjusted her combat goggles & parachute. “Scotland,” she thought. “Never thought I’d have to pull his arse out of Scotland.”

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OHnewsroom Copy editor 1: “That doesn’t look like 9 inches.”

Copy editor 2: “It never does.”

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@aggerchez @JulieBishopMP @JohnKerry Yes, Ms Bishop has cut quite the figure, and seems to be growing into the role rather well.

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@JohnBirmingham Would one be enough? The Rabbitocalypse is a real-time experience.

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Today is mostly going to plan.

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RT @scottcarson1957: John Dierdorf on the Safeguard (Sprint Missile) code. pic.twitter.com/9V2AmeDU3H [All devs should read this, I reckon.]

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RT @JulieBishopMP: Rock, paper, scissors? @JohnKerry pic.twitter.com/oTXN5a8EDA [Deciding whose spooks shoot the rabbit. Best of three.]

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pwnallthethings WTF? now *by default* sends all of your passwords to so now I have to change all my pwds. FFS Google. pic.twitter.com/M5JLryXNxy

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In which @firstdogonmoon explains the Awesome Perpetual War on Terror Machine. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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LibyaLiberty Once while working in a cafe,customer told me “I sense ur culture oppresses you.” I said “yours too. You ordered a skinny latte w/Splenda.”

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chrisberg team australia is very disappointed in you, scotland

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@cganders @gingereejit It looks much the same from the inside, Sir. Some of us are quite baffled.

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@mumbletwits @Andrew_Zammit In some cases, “being noticed on world stage” is not necessarily a desirable outcome.

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And, @DownloadABC, the language used to describe those permissions is also not under Facebook’s control, but set by Google Play. (3/3)

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Alas, @DownloadABC, @dr_nic and @reillystyley miss that Facebook has zero choice about permission granularity. zdnet.com/googles-backwa… (2/3)

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Listening to this week’s @DownloadABC, wherein Facebook Messenger cops flak for its Android permissions. abc.net.au/radionational/… (1/3)

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Wait what? Mr Rabbit wading into UK politics actually happened? I thought people were joking, it sounded too stupid. pic.twitter.com/etKHElnrxd

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@katrynadow That’s a question for @efa_oz @NotSuspects, since I am merely the guest moderator.

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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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@darkhorse166 This doesn’t surprise me. I wonder if anyone has any decent statistics.

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@GreenJ David Kilcullen is very good most times. And a lovely chap.

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NewtonMark Australia will use its seat on the UN Security Council to impose sanctions and send peacekeepers to Scotland to defend freedom.

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

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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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@SnarkyPlatypus Il devient un lapin internationale de mystère, de s’ingérer dans les affaires des nations.

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Sat plan, draft: Finish reviewing TV scripts; lunch and errands and shopping, Katoomba; blogging; quiet evening.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je viens d’avoir un long sommeil-dans, bien que ses avantages semblent au mieux marginale. Et vous?

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Saturday. Your problems may be addressed with a wire brush, disinfectant, and much grunting. Saturday.

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