Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 7th, 2014

By “stand by”, I mean go and fix another drink or something. The uploads will take about 20 minutes.

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I’ve just discovered a problem with “The 9pm Mental Health Awareness Week” audio file. New version being uploaded. Stand by.

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“The stunning weirdness of Ayn Rand: Why her newfound popularity makes no sense”, reports @Salon salon.com/2014/10/06/the…

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Science* has determined that I’m 3 percentage points more psychopathic than @GreenJ. channel4.com/programmes/psy…

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@kcarruthers I would like that. I’ve never been to New Zealand.

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@kcarruthers Really? I’ve both lived in the 1970s and been to Africa. I’ve experienced maniacal driving.

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@kcarruthers We could, but have you seen those people?

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“How Australia just became a ‘national security state’”, writes @terrence_mccoy at @washingtonpost, reassuringly. washingtonpost.com/news/morning-m…

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And “The 9pm Mental Health Awareness Week” is now on SoundCloud too. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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Slow upload is slow.

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@BXGD @zdnetaustralia That’s even more cruel than what I wrote!

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “Can Ello get by on a manifesto and a smiley?” and other Startupland idiocy. zdnet.com/can-ello-get-b…

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The recording is done. Now for the final mix, compress, upload and webbish packaging. That’ll all take about an hour.

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@dobes @bengrubb You are confusing the name of the podcast with the title of the episode.

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I see that Stockholm Syndrome is alive and well in Canberra this evening.

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I am, right this very minute, recording a new episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast. I will be posted at some point later tonight.

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forestmat Police launch suicide hotline | Bangkok Post: news bangkokpost.com/news/social/43… - “The service is available every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-4pm”

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glengyron Returned Jihadi pic.twitter.com/eUPP2SgskP

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GonzoHacker Silicon Valley isn’t solving the “big problems” anymore, but, to be fair, there is only so much you can do with JavaScript and stickers

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I am willing to be flown to Seattle, @jeamland @NewtonMark. I saw it in the distance once, from Redmond. It looked nice.

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jeamland Someone should fly @stilgherrian to Seattle. I feel the need to drink whisky and devise fixes for all the problems you lot have caused.

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@OaaSvc Yeah. There’s a fair amount of idiocy in most of what I write. I mean, what the fuck would I know? But it has some jokes.

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@dobes @johnb78 @jeamland The word you’re looking for is “burlesque”, I believe. Would you like to see my video?

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RT @jeamland: @stilgherrian Is that when the baboon arrives? [I cannot say for sure. But I have removed my pants in readiness.]

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Right. Starting at 1500 AEDT, I am going to be incredibly productive.

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@voodooKobra That seems like a future I’d pay for.

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What if the Bronies declare a jihad?

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jason_a_w Bronies seem like a pretty big fault line in gen y culture I hope gen y can work it out good luck gen y.

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johnb78 TERROR SUSPECT pic.twitter.com/LWVQ9yLNqQ

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BernardKeane So no sword, no beheading, no Martin Place, no serious firearm offence… but other than that the media got those raids exactly right.

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“Sword removed in counter-terrorism raids a common plastic decoration, owner reveals”, writes @rachelolding smh.com.au/nsw/sword-remo…

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Amused at the comment on that piece. bemoaning “the mindless mantras of the PC brigade” using, dare I say it, a mindless mantra.

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“Why the War on Terror gets a blank cheque but we ignore bigger threats”, writes @BernardKeane crikey.com.au/2014/10/07/kea…

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My admiration goes out to everyone who’s unearthing their terrible memories for the Royal Commission into child sex abuse. It must be tough.

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Rob_Stott Head of Hillsong Church accused sex abuse victim, 7, of ‘tempting’ his pedophile father, Royal Commission hears bit.ly/1xjzAsk

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babsteez Thanks @aaronransley for finding this gem today. pic.twitter.com/h9hd11Ur6i

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@Bruff @reillystyley @RNDownload If you like, I’ll do “Wrecking Ball” as an encore.

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@mattcdef2000 @reillystyley @RNDownload You are like the eleventy billionth person to ask about chairs. I hope you’re proud of yourself.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Can Ello get by on a manifesto and a smiley?” and other Startupland idiocy. zdnet.com/can-ello-get-b…

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BrendanDonohoe7 200,000 jobs target not in policy documents. Just media release. pic.twitter.com/yKTPDTqtRF

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RT @charmoto: Keep laughing about that startsWith(“Windows 9”) bug… pic.twitter.com/luAc8doTjP [THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS.]

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RT @leslienassar: “Web 2.0 was a hothouse of self-promotion—and knives-out backstabbing.”valleywag.gawker.com/web-2-0s-most-…L [But it’s all fixed. now.]

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SwiftOnSecurity I support Facebook’s Real Name policy.

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US DEA lifts suspect’s photos, sets up fake Facebook account in her name. Good report, @BuzzFeed. buzzfeed.com/chrishamby/gov… HT @terencehuynh

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“Facebook’s WhatsApp acquisition now has price tag of $22 billion”, reports @Reuters. reuters.com/article/2014/1… Or 11% of FB’s market cap.

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rich0H OH: sufficiently advanced trolling is indistinguishable from just being Finnish

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Wait. What even is a “Microsoft”?

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Is Microsoft holding a TechEd?

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Seriously, Labor, if Bill Shorten were a racehorse, the stewards would’ve called for the screens months ago.

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RT @VICE: Gamers as young as twelve are being recruited as the next generation of drone pilots bit.ly/1s3hbRw pic.twitter.com/DNcmMSEHs0

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TheFix Ditto RT @cjzero: I don’t understand any of this couple’s outfits pic.twitter.com/XxgGYS1cPP

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Tue plan: Chicken stir-fry (done); produce an episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast, ideally without killing anyone. That’s enough for one day.

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westleyl Welcome to the IoT (Internet of Things) - my bus stop rebooting. :-) pic.twitter.com/fnUpMLIJpz

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Caitlin_Welsh One is a story about the horrific death of a white man. The other is about the horrific death of an Asian trans woman pic.twitter.com/bWuF183Vqn

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I suspect that that darkness will flow into the episode of “The 9pm Edict” I’m recording today. You have been warned.

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Y’know, @rachelolding’s story about that family’s experience in the anti-terrorism raid has rather affected me. smh.com.au/nsw/family-tar…

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revrance Let’s play “spot the secure airport door code”… pic.twitter.com/B39jHbDEve

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Nedra RT @badbanana: When I said I wanted to make the world a better place I was really asking if there was an online petition I could sign.

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“Mohamed woke to the sound of his mother screaming.” Now there’s an opening sentence. Thanks, @rachelolding. smh.com.au/nsw/family-tar…

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“Family targeted in Sydney’s anti-terrorism raids launches legal action,” writes @rachelolding, powerfully. smh.com.au/nsw/family-tar…

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ABCcareers An exciting role for a Digital Producer to support the ABC’s national emergency coverage ab.co/10H3e01 pic.twitter.com/PNuV37jgha

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“A men-only UN conference on gender equality? If only it was a joke,” writes @ericabuist theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/w… (Or “were”, @guardianstyle?)

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RT @semibogan: If this picture is not in @thegrugq’s fantastical picture repo, it needs to be. pic.twitter.com/moLdU6BbYQ [Goodness me.]

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@jmrhadl @riding_red You know I’m now imagining you with boobs, right?

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riding_red Oh, Asus. Honey, no. pic.twitter.com/MFrYKmxnGd

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Writers from rival media outlets engaged in a personal slanging match on Twitter. That’s always* such a fuckin’ good look.

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Actually, I’m not eating all the Thai chilli basil chicken, because I made rather a lot of it, and it’s too early in the day to vomit.

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Who invented the word “hyperlapse” and where do I need to go to punch them in the face every, very hard?

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Wait. @abc730 did story on Bronies abc.net.au/7.30/content/2… but missed the Sydneigh cancellation and 70c-in-$ refunds? sydneigh.com.au

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I have just made a rather excellent Thai chilli basil chicken, if I may say, and I am going to eat all of it.

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@kathoc Oh yes. This is how the week usually starts.

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spacerog “USA vulnerable to attack from cyberspace” - Boston Herald, Aug 30 1998 pic.twitter.com/e4CzKRNcKo

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I do not want to kill these people. I do not want to kill these people. I do not want to kill these people.

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An email suggest ways to “accelerate your personal brand”. Not “improve”, but “accelerate”. JUST GO FASTER. MORE DIRECTIONLESS ACTIVITY FTW.

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Well there’s another segment sorted for “The 9pm Edict” sorted.

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“As your margin gets smaller, a lot of people see the only way to deal with that is [increasing their] volume.” Um, we yes. Idiot.

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Seriously, “some forced to leave the industry”? It’s not like you’re the bloody dispossessed. A farm is business. Make a business decision.

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In which farmers, in this case strawberry farmers, whinge that it’s been a “tough season”. Get a new violin, guys. abc.net.au/news/2014-10-0…

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@SulphurCocky @beneltham I thought it was all sub judice and public speculation would be contempt of court, but off you go.

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In which Brisbane’s Courier-Mail demonstrates how to show respect to an alleged murder victim. pic.twitter.com/KHkwRIDWOj HT @beneltham

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RT @joshgnosis: Here’s the list of mobile blackspots. Looks like Victoria has complained more than anywhere else. communications.gov.au/mobile_service…

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Oh dear, @joshgnosis. “I tweeted a tweet mentioning the NBN. You won’t believe what happened next.”

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Tue plan, draft: Chicken stir-fry; plan media production for the rest of October; produce an episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast.

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MT @joshgnosis: Announcement is that today Fletcher is releasing the details of 6,000 sites identified by public as being mobile blackspots.

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Look, @jeamland @mpesce Can I just say that the M72 LAW is remarkably easy to use..en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M72_LAWNpic.twitter.com/VRiARRslyzyz

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@mpesce Now I’m imagining the front row of conference attendees being given tasers, the politician given a warning to be interesting.

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@mpesce No, the drone is opening the conference.

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I don’t know where I’m going with this.

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Imagine spending hundreds of dollars on a conference, and it begins with a recitation of dogma. That’s respect. @joshgnosis @PaulFletcherMP

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“Let’s inspire these comms execs,” says the govt. “Let’s tell ‘em things they’ve heard 50 fuckin’ times before.” @joshgnosis @PaulFletcherMP

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@joshgnosis @Doclach I’ve heard @PaulFletcherMP’s “Labor did it” speech before. Each time I do, I think of him as a little less human.

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It’s all they do, @joshgnosis. “The world is bad because Labor. We are the natural rulers. We have always been at was with Eastasia.”

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MT @joshgnosis: Fletcher spending most of the opening of his speech criticising former govt’s NBN policy. Still on this over a year later.

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RT @joshgnosis: I’m in Melbourne covering the @Commsday Congress for the next two days. @PaulFletcherMP is opening the event this morning.

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@JustJimWillDo @DigitalMediaBoy Best haircut I ever got was in Bangkok, near the palace, where army officers went. stilgherrian.com/personal/unrel…

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It appears to be slightly further into Tuesday morning than I thought. Sydney’s cloud cover is deceptive, as is the relative quiet.

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umairh LOL. “Horseshit”, not “horse hit”. I’ll go back to Twitter exile now. Enjoy the new 1930s!!

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umairh I mean this shit—“reforms”, “growth”, “deficits”—isn’t economics. It’s just horses hit, jargon, religion. People that spout it: clueless.

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umairh What is this horseshit technocratese? “We need reforms. For deficit reduction! We need to prioritize growth!”.

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DigitalMediaBoy The local barber in my is getting a little creative with the street bin…instagram.com/p/t08dnrlUzU/ii

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Tuesday. Deception lies at the heart of everything you encounter. Tuesday.

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