Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 21st, 2014

OK, that’s enough.

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AndrewPStreet I’m reading the Joe Hockey bio. His favourite band in the 90s was Genesis. So his biographer was going for character assassination, right?

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For those in foreign climes, here is @TheRoastTV for Thursday night. Watch and learn. youtu.be/IcqdRZhEVYM

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If Scotland leaves the UK, where do they plan to move it to? Won’t someone complain?

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garyface A Richard Dawkins tweet is a lot like an episode of Game of Thrones. There are 140 characters & something unimaginably awful happens.

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The whole sheep thing is inexplicable.

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Re-watching “The Hour”, which is being re-run on @abciview at the moment. It continues to be excellent.

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SnarkyPlatypus “Money is a social construct” RT @smurray38: Oh so Grauniad GCSE maths question pic.twitter.com/IZuKLmTrfK

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The BBC News Style Guide is now freely available online. bbc.co.uk/academy/journa… Good counterpoint to The Guardian’s. theguardian.com/info/series/gu…

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Can we use Cardinal Pell as an actual pell, that is, “a post or stake used as a target for practising sword technique”?

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So, Pell thinks the Catholic Church is “another sovereign state”. Abbott makes decisions to favour that “foreign state”. Therefore, treason.

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crazyjane13 Pell just described records about abusive priests as ‘internal working documents of another sovereign state’.

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“Is it in the Budget, Brian?”

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“Clarke and Dawe - Who said that?” featuring Mr Tim Astraya. youtube.com/watch?v=3S91sT…

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GordyPls The attorney general’s department appears to have no information about anything at all whatsoever.

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RT @paulwallbank: So I’ve agreed to do a 4am radio spot on metadata. paulwallbank.com/2014/08/13/pri… [Notes data and time of communication…]

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“Kim Williams: News Corp marketing techniques inherited were from the 1980s”, writes @nicchristensen mumbrella.com.au/kim-williams-m…

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joshgnosis George Brandis held a meeting with “stakeholders” about copyright infringement policy but there were no minutes. righttoknow.org.au/request/683/re…

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Wow I used to have a copy of this excellent cookbook. pic.twitter.com/ieRRYJPrs1

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johnb78 A good rule of thumb, when deciding whether or not to push someone off a cliff, is to ask them if healthcare should be more like the US.

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@mpesce @TheDanAnimal Home page says they don’t collect “personal information”, but then see how they define that. wikiwand.com/privacy

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@MollyMcIsaac @BundyB He’s pretty cute. And he hasn’t had an outing for a while.

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@MollyMcIsaac Exactly. I’m close to that. But it IS getting time for a new avatar.

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RT @egadheg: If only I lived in Sydney… pic.twitter.com/HpvxVstaQJ [It’s called “crowdsourcing”, Chris.]

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RT @MollyMcIsaac: @stilgherrian I hate your avatar so much [See, a professional will just tell you.]

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@Asher_Wolf No arthritis. I’m tired, sure, but no more than usual.

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I am really feeling the cold today for some reason.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 95: First flight, mum’s revenge, pretty Wikipedia, Andrei Tarkovsky’s films, and how to ignore people. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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MT @NuclearAnthro It’s all a plot by the Lizard People I tell you! Lizard People & their collaborators are in control everywhere! [Knew it.]

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SwiftOnSecurity Windows gets all the spyware because there’s absolutely no one who wants to watch a Linux user’s webcam.

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SwiftOnSecurity Linux doesn’t need antivirus the same way its users don’t need condoms.

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I really do like @abcnews’ ICAC interactive train(wreck) maps, though disturbed by what they mean. abc.net.au/news/2014-08-2…

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SwiftOnSecurity Linux doesn’t get banking trojans because if its users had any money they’d be able to afford an operating system.

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Today has not been very productive.

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juhasaarinen Not sure what to make of this inflight @FlyAirNZ bondage manual. pic.twitter.com/ULhIlX7rHB

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@ApostrophePong Sorry to hear you’re sick. Still, I am envious of your holiday photos so far.

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raffeg @cathywilcox1 well of course! A ‘hairy quandong’ is a sexual position involving two large Greek men and a tub of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je pense que je pourrais aller pour l’option d’Edouard II.

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RT @Stratfor: Stratfor Map: Eastern African Power Grid info.stratfor.com/twlg/ pic.twitter.com/J54qFqLdS6 [It’s a beginning…]

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cathywilcox1 When you look up “hairy quandong” images, it’s amazing how many of the images aren’t of hairy quandongs.

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Half an incubator, you say @paulwallbank? For half-baked ideas, right?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je crée une marque personnelle mémorable. Et vous?

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You know, @joshgnosis @dobes, they should’ve booked me. I’d have shown them how to do “memorable personal brand”, the arsehats.

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joshgnosis I appreciate that the personal branding strategist has no photo, or bio. RT @dobes: pic.twitter.com/JysQ04EsJD

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Thank you, @ApostrophePong, for showing us the Welcoming Ladies of Phitsanulok Train Station. outtospace.com/2014/08/21/on-…

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“Communicating my strong personal brand” already makes me “memorable” though. Stupid turds.

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@dobes Well, I’m booked in for the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit… and have yet to negotiate what I’m doingTE

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“Not to be confused with Armenian cucumber.”

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GSElevator #1: ‘Vegetarian’ is an ancient derogatory term for an idiot who couldn’t fish or hunt.

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“What it’s like having your 40-year-old son living at home again – mum’s view”, being a glorious takedowntheguardian.com/lifeandstyle/s…wN

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Enjoying reading a far more attractive @Wikipedia using the @wikiwand plugin. wikiwand.com

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Can someone perhaps tell the PM that murder is already illegal, and as it’s a “serious criminal offence” surveillance can already be done?

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Here’s the @smh story with Mr Rabbit’s frankly insane “logic” in context”. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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So the Prime Minister is building bridges again… pic.twitter.com/qpK3h2HaMc HT @John_Hanna

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Tony Abbott: “The only thing I wouldn’t do is sell my arse - but I’d have to give serious thought to it,” with photo. smh.com.au/national/the-d…

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Regarding that RT, Abbott said he’d do anything except sell his arse to be PM. Did he mention the other orifices?

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TheEconomist Australia’s forthcoming media law reform could let Rupert Murdoch further expand his empire econ.st/Xx9d6j pic.twitter.com/caYw39xFLb

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michaelneale I use one of those chrome new-tab motivational picture addons. It is nice. i.imgur.com/WlzUkUR.jpg

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s_bridges What. The Fuck. MT @GrogsGamut: “Police seizing coins and cash from beggars in Melbourne’s CBD as proceeds of crime”: theage.com.au/victoria/proce…

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purserj oh fuck off Dawkins

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Thank you for all your suggestions regarding Philip Ruddock and the mechanical duck. They shall be stolen and used in a script soon.

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sophblack RT @TheKouk: The @crikey_news story on The Australian is wrong: My Exclusive shows readership levels are rising: thekouk.com/blog/exclusive…

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matttburke ABC’s web looks like blueprint for world’s worst metro.

abc.net.au/news/2014-08-2… pic.twitter.com/WhOfocNUg5

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@jeamland @CosmicRami @TatteredRemnant @Nicholas_James Or perhaps some sort of SCADAbacon. Or SCADA cyber bacon.

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Pondering the three key differences between Philip Ruddock and a mechanical duck.

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GordyPls If anyone has been able to locate my AAPT account manager, please get in contact. She is not microchipped and we’re very concerned.

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“The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore”, a fine argument against the slave mentality of “inbox zero”. blogs.hbr.org/2014/08/the-mo…

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Our Internet of Trees seems to have turned to shit after all that rain the other day. Colour me surprised with a camel-hair brush.

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@scottcarson1957 That’s become part of the Australian TV satire style book: plenty of attention to tiny details and much hidden subtlety.

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@scottcarson1957 Ah yes, they’re lovely work. My pleasure. Two more episodes to come, apparently.

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@jeamland @CosmicRami @TatteredRemnant @Nicholas_James Work a tech angle into that and there’s my column for the week sorted.

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@scottcarson1957 There are certainly aspects of the world that would be improved by this strategy.

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@scottcarson1957 I’m starting to warm to Dominga’s worldview.

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MT @CNETAustralia: App lets hungry CBD workers jump the food court queues cnet.co/1oT3JOv [Until most people have the app.]

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alexkidman@ma_ttie: Uber is now in Adelaide, and Humphrey B Bear is Rider Zero! blog.uber.com/adelaide-is-ub…” Who gave Humphrey a credit card, exactly?

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@wobster I should do that next time, and record the whole thing.

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conradhackett More than 1,000,000 Ferguson tweets were sent before CNN covered the story in prime-time, 3 days after the shooting pic.twitter.com/CWhgIvT0C4

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@scott_thewspot I was not. However I am used to these phenomena. I am friends with electricity.

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I say, when you close a pair of 160A circuit breakers on a rainy day, the flash, the “CRACK!” and the smell of ozone are all quite bracing.

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BrigadierSlog As per News Corp’s wishes I also won’t be reporting The Australian lost $27m in 2013 or that advertising revenue overall fell by $320M

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charltonbrooker Going to try really really hard to believe in God just to fuck off Richard Dawkins.

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Look, @CosmicRami @TatteredRemnant @Nicholas_James @jeamland, just get together and combine your suggestions. But leave me out of it.

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I am feeling most uninspired.

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Thu plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (about what?); @5at5daily; deal with the problematic explosions; a quiet evening, probably.

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EFF and ACLU have filed a joint amicus brief in Klayman v. Obama arguing against the “it’s just metadata” claim. eff.org/document/eff-a…

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bernietb The Future of Newspapers. I think I see the problem. pic.twitter.com/8DIugnCEBJ

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csoghoian MT @kpoulsen: A federal judge who approved the use of FBI malware has no idea how it works. bit.ly/1tn1xOI pic.twitter.com/kVV5GbiFfW

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mrgrumpystephen I have a couple of Google Wave invites if anyone is interested

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@jeamland I suspect you are right. I actually find it even more amusing than you might think, for reasons that I can’t discuss.

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Thu plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia (about what?); @5at5daily; deal with the problematic explosions; a quiet evening, probably.

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Thursday. You can hear them howling in the distance, but they will soon get closer. And angrier. Prepare to defend yourself. Thursday.

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