Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 27th, 2014

Since I’m heading in to Sydney tomorrow, and the Internet of Trees is being fractious, I shall bid you adieu.

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parisba “big data is where I’m at now”
“what’s that?”
“data that’s big”
“yeah?”
“yeah big data, like twitter and stuff”
–overheard exec lounge convo

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“High-speed east coast rail link ‘could cost half previous estimate’” theguardian.com/world/2014/oct… Or, you know, not.

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John Faulkner’s recommendations for overhauling the PJCIS (“spy agency oversight”) are quite sensible, I’d say. lowyinterpreter.org/post/2014/10/2…

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Will this wind be so mighty as to lay low the mountains of the earth?

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It’s still very windy in the Blue Mountains this evening.

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GeoHouck@DartmouthKate: company require a sick note? Here’s a response from within medical community: pic.twitter.com/BPVS5h1wcq

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“What Happens When You Serve McDonald’s to Food Snobs and Tell Them It’s Organic” slate.com/blogs/browbeat…

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RealNickHodge LOOK EVERYONE: FRANKIE SAYS RELAX

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“The 9pm Vision for Australia” podcast. There’s audience questions for you to answer. stilgherrian.com/edict/00031/ pic.twitter.com/HLHA9rbwCV (3/3)

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Me at @crikey_news: “Think your data is anonymous? Ha.” crikey.com.au/2014/10/27/thi… [$, free trial] (2/3)

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Apple Pay isn’t magic, and it isn’t ‘private’” zdnet.com/apple-pay-isnt… (1/3)

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Since it is That Night, I will now plug three things that may help you avoid that other bullshit. Here we go.

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@SnarkyPlatypus L’ASIC est seulement l’une des choses stupides aujourd’hui. Attendez jusqu’à ce que vous lisez les nouvelles politiques.

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ahuj9 No, we’re Doctors without Boundaries. You’re thinking of the other guys.

*snaps medical glove*

Now let’s put a second penis on this kid.

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@SnarkyPlatypus En outre, il ya eu une épidémie de stupidité.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Maîtresse Insomnie a des explications à donner. Et vous?

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Australia not alone. UK Foreign Secretary doesn’t understand GCHQ surveillance warrants he signs. twitter.com/CasparBowden/s… HT @CasparBowden

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“Rambling, half-baked, shifty and unpleasant: Russell Brand’s Yawny Wawny Booky Wook”, the @MailOnline review. dailymail.co.uk/home/event/art…

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KetanJ0 In the toilets at Manning Bar pic.twitter.com/7scipqHnIL

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LAX flight delayed after passenger spots wi-fi network named “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork” [sic]. FFS. abc7.com/news/lax-fligh…

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“Man who threatened to burn hijab fined $500, runs from court with head covered”, reports @couriermail. Well played. couriermail.com.au/news/queenslan…

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Surely the implication is also that at least some of Morrison’s departmental officers implemented that policy knowing it was illegal.

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Reminder: Scott Morrison’s department told him his actions would be illegal, but he went ahead anyway. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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“Barnaby Joyce has Hansard changed back after being caught out over correction”, writes @latikambourke smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@snerdish @bunjaree I have not eaten any of the here. It’s very sad.

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@dfpiii I agree, competitiveness is just part of human nature at that point.

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RT @bunjaree: Our thanks to the sharp-eyed guest who added 11 species to the Bunjaree Cottages bird list in October! bunjareecottages.com.au/2014/10/27/mor…

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@andrewdotnich Here’s some podcast or other that we did about that two years ago. zdnet.com/twitter-mimics…

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@andrewdotnich Most of them would have been killed off when Twitter change the rules for API access. And the fees.

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@vealmince What you say is true. In all counts. Perhaps it’s just a phase we’re going through.

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“No laughing matter: Clown terror spreads in France”, reports @AFP news.yahoo.com/no-laughing-ma…

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“In Cold War, US Spy Agencies Used 1,000 Nazis”, from @nytimes nytimes.com/2014/10/27/us/…

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US conservatives mostly see social media posts they agree with; liberals see more variety, but more likely to block. washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-swit…

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There’s still room at @OpenAustralia’s Pub Night in Sydney tomorrow (Tue) night. meetup.com/OpenAustralia-… I’ll be there, but come anyway.

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@ResignInShame I have no idea. I’ve been busy today, and haven’t been far from the door.

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RT @vealmince: The spineless politicians won’t do anything. They’re all in the pocket of Big Tree. [I hear you, brother.]

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SOMETHING MUST BE DONE ABOUT THE ARBOREAL MENACE.

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TrainLinkWest Shuttle trains in operation btwn Mt Vic & Lithgow on due to tree on tracks at Medlow Bath More: ow.ly/Dn5qs

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TrainLinkWest Buses to replace trains btwn Katoomba & Mt Vic on due to tree on tracks at Medlow Bath More info: ow.ly/Dn5ng

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TrainLinkWest Allow extra travel time on due to multiple trees on the tracks at Medlow Bath & Glenbrook More: ow.ly/Dn5eR

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@vealmince I know. Those bastard trees have been busy today, as my next three retweets will indicate.

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@CaseyBriggs Without diminishing your writing, yes, that is indeed one very special sentence.

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@CaseyBriggs I was really, really hoping you’d just made that up, but I see that that’s not the case. I am worried.

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@NathanDilla I’m not sure I like “private” being a synonym for “slightly less privacy-intrusive”. Which is one of my core points.

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@matlikeadoor You tweet is overly judgemental at best, needlessly accusatory and aggressive at worst. Help me understand the purpose of it.

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Trees. What even are they.

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benpobjie “The thermostat in my fridge is broken” RT @Mamamia: “I’m 23, single, and freezing my eggs. This is why…bit.ly/1tzRpnqEia

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Me at @crikey_news: “Think your data is anonymous? Ha.” crikey.com.au/2014/10/27/thi… [$, free trial]

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The subject of today’s @crikey_news email begins “Keane: the unspoken terror threat”. I’m glad they’re finally warning us, @BernardKeane.

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tinderfessions I chipped a tooth so I changed my results to only show men 40+ and only respond if they tell me they are a dentist - Rachel

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@phbarratt @BernardKeane I too am pleased to hear this, and am looking forward to seeing it roll out in practice.

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MarkDiStef Scott Morrison’s departmental advice was refusing refugee visas would be illegal… he did it anywaytheguardian.com/australia-news…SH vi@GrogsGamutut

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@damienpbuckley I don’t tend to track launch dates, but “some time in 2015” is my understanding. smh.com.au/it-pro/busines…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Apple Pay isn’t magic, and it isn’t ‘private’” zdnet.com/apple-pay-isnt…

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I get the weirdest phone calls.

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RT @zdnetaustralia: ASIC wants telco interception powers zd.net/10uqBtQ [HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!]

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matt_levinson Why won’t anyone talk about the onion? pic.twitter.com/VajxJWzbW8

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RT @BernardKeane: Tony Abbott’s Parkes Oration from Sat is a very, very good speech on federalism and reform bit.ly/1tby5Ns [It is.]

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SaysSmithy You should Tweet any questions for NBN hangout to @Davidramli … Rob Kenny was behind the 15 Mbps by 2021 NBN cost benefit projections

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SaysSmithy @Davidramli hosting a Google hangout 2PM on with former NBN Co COO and Rob Kenny from Communications Chambers on afr.com

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“The Line Between Terrorism and Mental Illness”, by @HeerJeet newyorker.com/news/news-desk… HT @LiamT

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Mistress Insomnia’s attentions are making it difficult to focus on achieving the rest of the plan, but we shall see.

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Mon plan: Complete stories for @zdnetaustralia and @crikey_news; chicken (all done); work on additional feature for @zdnetaustralia (maybe).

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Maybe Parliament should have a regular Arsehat Monday to cheer us all up.

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Revisions done for my @zdnetaustralia column. That’s today’s on-deadline stuff dealt with.

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Driving at 198km/h and blew 0.102 on the breathalyser. Go, Team Australia. police.nsw.gov.au/news/media_rel… HT @nswpolice

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axmcc Actually it’s about ethics in games journalism pic.twitter.com/06StZ2g7Ig

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That’s enough Aimee jokes now, thank you.

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MotherJones What we found at the SWAT convention–before we got kicked oubit.ly/1tNE6SfCpic.twitter.com/ljeZ8PqcAgAg

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ellinghausen Men wearing a KKK hood, a niqab and a helmet address the media in front of Parliament House pic.twitter.com/fsU1fjMJJB

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RT @ASRC1: Australia described as “the torture state” in Germany’s Handelsblaat Newspaper handelsblatt.com/politik/intern… [GO, TEAM AUSTRALIA.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Not an intern. I will keep the name and PR firm redacted, but of course others will recognise the layout of the email.

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RT @Anthony_Caruana: @stilgherrian You’re not that special. Mine was the same. [I suspect we’re not alone.]

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I could be an Aimee, I suppose.

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@gattaca Hah! No, there must be a second phoner.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Poêlée de poulet au curry rouge et citron vert marinade sur un lit de riz, avec des asperges et champignons brun.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je améliore ma vie avec un poulet. Et vous?

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I just left someone a disorganised voicemail. Next time I might just fill the message with clucking noises.

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@purserj Thank you. I wasn’t sure whether to add to the deluge or not, but it did tie together some of my other points.

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Story filed for @crikey_news. It’s time to grab that chicken.

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Implementing the plan.

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ClickHole We Put 700 Red Dots On A Map
clickhole.com/r/947tsd pic.twitter.com/ug9Gld3I2F

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That little visual/geek joke from “The Code” that I tweeted last night? No, that wasn’t my doing.

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Mon plan, draft: Complete stories for @zdnetaustralia and @crikey_news; chicken; work on additional feature for @zdnetaustralia.

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Monday. It begins with a struggle. Eventually you feel as if you’ve gotten it under control. Then God destroys it all. Monday.

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