Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 22nd, 2014

oconnellbrian Nothing says it’s Christmas like a LinkedIn Seasons Greetings E-Card.

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Thrilled* to find myself re-planning the next two weeks for the third time.

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Well this afternoon and this evening have certainly provided an interesting emotional roller-coaster.

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@maelorin @Westpac I haven’t. But as I say, most of the time I just click on the link and go straight through. [Shrugs.] I’m more curious.

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@Westpac Thanks, Alicia, will do when I get a moment. I can usually click through, so it’s not urgent.

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This interstitial has been on @Westpac internet banking almost every time I’ve logged in lately. Anyone know why? pic.twitter.com/etPuIM7BWl

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KJBar LOL @VictoriaPolice media is reminding journos that all of their pressers are live streamed.. pic.twitter.com/wP5UegxNPj

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On t-shirts, hoodies, kids clothes, stickers, throw pillows, tote bags. From @firstdogonmoon. redbubble.com/people/firstdo… pic.twitter.com/3AynckZrTV

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@phbarratt Oh that I can cope with, because it’s predictable and can be planned for.

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Asteroids are for softcocks.

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RT @R_Chirgwin: Asteroid day? [Oh we’ll need to scale this up much further than that. MUCH further.]

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Burn fuckin’ everything.

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@mpesce @chrisjrn Incineration is highly responsive to parallelism.

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It may have been a New Moon today, but it’s the same useless planet Earth “run” by the same useless set of arsehats as before.

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Pondering who should be set fire to first.

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Disgruntled has become irate.

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Sending the disgruntled follow-up email.

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Sadly, @reselsnark @PointZeroOne, my disgruntlement is both frequent and unmanageable.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 127: Hubble space pics, baby brains, a steelworks hacked, Putin arcs up, and the year of outrage. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@semibogan You have a different kind of bitterness about journalism from mine. I don’t think you can pin it all on Android.

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@MalwareJake @phbarratt Doesn’t it just. Managed to troll quite a few people with “Fallujah: the Musical”. duffelblog.com/2014/11/falluj…

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michfreeman One of the greatest uses of “unless” in living memory pic.twitter.com/m2pWfILPoI

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jeamland “Hello, Prime Minister Carbon Tax. What do you feel is your best Carbon Tax performance this year?” “Well mate, I’d have to say Carbon Tax.”

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expectproblems Hah. RT @senthorun: HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! (via @ARationalFear) pic.twitter.com/HckvIED3Cq

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@dobes As the saying goes, “I’d pay to see that.”

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@anusha_srini I can’t say publicly. Well, not just yet anyway. Though I might if I get angry enough.

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@dobes Gladiso towers over the streets, crushing the UberX renegades under her mighty titanium feet.

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@dobes Ah, so this would call for a Giant Japanese Robot called Gladiso.

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Maybe I can re-issue some of my better columns in dashboard sticker form.

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@dobes So your advice is to construct some sort of enormous Uber-Gladys?

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@semibogan Well “journalism” is a process and a mindset, or a set of them. Humans do the understanding, to a greater or lesser degree.

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MalwareJake Need to commit cyber crime but want to blame it on North Korea? I’m considering NK lookalike malware as a service…

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@SMinney Yeah, in my heart of hearts I know that. I know it all too well. I am sad.

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scaryduck Do you suffer from Moose Limbs, or are you just an enormous racist? (via @ExposingBF) pic.twitter.com/U7ibD2maVZ

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Progress in “The 9pm Summer Scrounge” goes as poorly as you’d expect with little promotion. skank.com.au/news/subscribe… pic.twitter.com/peUoxVk367

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There’s the rumbling of thunder in the upper Blue Mountains.

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JazzTwemlow I’ve helped women. I promoted sunblock so maids had to spend less time sweeping up dried skin off the Playboy mansion floor.

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“Sony hack was the work of SPECTRE”, writes @ErrataRob blog.erratasec.com/2014/12/sony-h…

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“There are primarily three families of Russian malware: Uroburos, Energetic Bear, and APT28…recordedfuture.com/russian-malwar…qR

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Speaking of which, Have YOU punched Christopher Pyne TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/aSIvEZ2lZy

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FFS, Liberal MPs (and Labor), do try to move on from the petty student-politics rivalries you cut your teeth on. Shoot yourselves, maybe.

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“Ministry reshuffle built on paranoia, not progress” by @Drag0nista shows how it’s all about bullshit tribal battles. abc.net.au/news/2014-12-2…

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Too many people know my past. This may indicate a need for certain actions to be taken.

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@DrSallyCockburn Oh dear God, yes. It was in 1996, so that’s 18 years ago. I am suddenly afraid! :)

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DrSallyCockburn PM: “many of us know, women are particularly focused on the household budget”
I must stop focusing on social justice pic.twitter.com/xJDLEEKNBI

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CrapTaxidermy and still a better love story than Twilight… pic.twitter.com/daCJXlvn6Z

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RT @PointZeroOne: some even do their own podcasts [Oh no, ever worse than those podcast people. And that’s saying something.]

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Have you noticed how some people are just fuckin’ stupid? Beyond any possibility of redemption. Yet they’ve got opinions on the whole world.

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seldo There *is* a better version of that amazing @timberners_lee and Vint Cerf picture! Thanks @mpiedrav! pic.twitter.com/1FTxH9vuGU

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“Putin Reopens Possibility for Preemptive Attack on the West, Zhilin Says”, writes @PaulGoble1 interpretermag.com/putin-reopens-…

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@NewtonMark Well I tried turning you into a snowman, and then a kind of African horse, but neither of them worked. Content object it is.

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@NewtonMark @zdnetaustralia @elronxenu There is indeed such a thing as wilful ignorance…

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@NewtonMark You should turn that into a 30-second audio comment for “The 9pm Edict”, you know.

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“Pilot Who Shot Down Malaysia Airliner Admits It Was Easier Target Than 9/11 Planes” duffelblog.com/2014/03/malays…

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@jperlow @1johnhampshire @edbott But I now choose not to go down a ranty rabbit hole, because I have things to do.

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@jperlow @1johnhampshire @edbott Having gone from live broadcasting to weekly to daily to online, I think the pace is our choice.

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@jperlow @1johnhampshire @edbott Media companies have decided to produce a shittier product, reducing their differentiator from amateurs.

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@jperlow @1johnhampshire @edbott “Luxury”? No, it’s a key part of a quality media production process. It’s basic QA. And now we skimp on it.

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s_bridges Remember guys, when explaining to a woman how the carbon tax repeal benefits them make sure you speak slowly and use simple words.

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@jeamland That raises a question, though. Which front-bencher in the current government do we most want to see in fishnet stockings?

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@jeamland There’s another line to go into the monologue.

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RT @jeamland: The 9pm Bex and a Lie Down? [No, it’s “The 9pm Christmas Nazis”.]

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@scottcarson1957 Whew! I was worried there for a while. You have responsibilities now, you know.

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So the Rolf Harris song “Six White Boomers” is really about the secret cabal of men that runs the economy, right?

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah we just need to lull them into a false sense of security for a little bit longer.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Who’d go on a cruise ship called the ‘Celebrity Century’? [If you have time, go watch who boards. It’s instructive.]

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@scottcarson1957 You forgot to mutter “Young people today…” and shake your head.

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scottcarson1957 I had to go check to see what Myspace is. Seems it is for people who like bad music and shitty website design.

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Mon plan: Administrivia and planning; 1003 Solstice; 1236 New Moon; “The 9pm Edict” podcast pre-production; @5at5daily; try not to stress.

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Perhaps some of the ladies could get together and help Crusader Rabbit with his bra choices. Tea will be served. Bring a plate.

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Soon, Crusader Rabbit will have sorted ALL the housewifey issues of 1954, and will move on to bra-burning. What size for him, though?

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After all his hard work for the housewives of Australia, Minister for Women Crusader Rabbit takes off his apron, has a Bex and a lie-down.

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Dell SecureWorks’ December update on Underground Hacker Markets (PDF) secureworks.com/assets/pdf-sto…

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jodiem Can I get a housewife to come over and manage my budget please?

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cathywilcox1 The reshuffle. pic.twitter.com/fbGNWUrMzR

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Why isn’t a woman the Treasurer then? You know it makes sense. [“Makes sense” is not this government’s strong suit.]

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RT @ArmsControlWonk A better shot. pic.twitter.com/IsLACCBE6p [Yeah look in Australia we’d have intercepted them boat seals, sent ‘em to Nauru.]

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Writing this episode of “The 9pm Edict” is going to be so easy. Just read Crusader Rabbit’s recent quotes, each punctuated by a laugh track.

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RT @YowieMark: @phbarratt I wonder if the unemployment rate will become a state secret [Shoosh. On-dole matters.]

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This really is beyond hilarious. “Tony Abbott names carbon tax repeal as his top achievement as Minister for Women” smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@SamanthaRegione There’s not much left. It was too yummy and I ate far too much. This works against the diet theory, I suspect.

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bevanshields85 PM names carbon tax repeal as top achievement as Minister for Women smh.com.au/federal-politi…
“Women particularly focused on household budget”

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The joy of discovering that I completely forgot about a $400-odd annual fee that I can invoice a client for today.

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RT @oberonsghost: I’m horrified to report that there’s a twitter-esque site for three-word-slogans. [So, like “Go fuck yourself”?]

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@SamanthaRegione Wait. You “quite like the idea” but “putting [yourself] through that”? Nah, be bold, be brave! EAT THE GODDAM CURRY.

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russian_market Belarus introduces 30% tax on foreign currency change & hikes interest rates to 50%

-Reaction in shops was like this pic.twitter.com/Hp1g6xOdV5

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@SamanthaRegione I am crying now, because you are suggesting a trial with N=1 and no control. Why not just see if it works for you?

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TumblrTXT ok, this is, my gender honestly. gay monster witchcraft

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Mind you, being had on the edge of your seat is no bad thing. Why, I remember… Oh, never mind.

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Sony Pictures is good as describing things. Outstanding. Heartwarming. Unmissable. It’ll have you on the edge of your seat. Etc.

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Yes, “outstanding” is a word that describes Sony Pictures’ CISO’s work. It certain;y does stand out. Memorable, in fact.

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bartongellman Sony announces that its chief information security officer, after “outstanding job,” has “decided to move on.” bgell.me/1sNBRsO

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@SamanthaRegione There is no plan to it, no purpose. But either way, one meal can’t demonstrate anything.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Non, il n’y aura pas le même nombre de danseurs sur le podium.

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I blame the parents.

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Viss Man, I can’t say it enough:

Just standing up policies, and flexing your muscles ISN’T SECURITY.
It won’t protect you.
YOU WILL GET OWNED.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Pour commencer la journée, je brûle ma langue. Plus tard, je vais mettre le feu à tout le reste. Et vous?

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Beef, mushroom and green bean stir-fry in red curry and lime juice, being breakfast. instagram.com/p/w4YnxIiFv1/

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marciahofmann Sony releasing The Interview online for free. nypost.com/2014/12/21/son… Yay! I’m so glad I won’t have to give them my payment info!

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@BXGD @jacobinmag Hey it’s why I returned to making media as my main focus. It’s easier to talk about stuff than to do actually do it.

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flashboy Top Voxing. “Correction: Tonight will not be the longest night in the history of Earth. It was in 1912.” vox.com/e/7188412?utm_…

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@BXGD @jacobinmag Yes. And I think that’s already happening in a few spots. Like that homeless camp in Silicon Valley, I saw reported.

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@BXGD @jacobinmag Operations analysis on that would be interesting, though I guess the US’ fragmented policing means no good figures.

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@BXGD @jacobinmag I suspect that’s how it’d turn out, yes, though in some cases the lack of firearms might help de-escalate the situation…

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edbott Technology writers: Your advice sucks | @jperlow speaks truth to pundits at ZDNet zd.net/1zzJQja

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The comparison figure, the danger of being killed BY a cop? @jacobinmag hasn’t used a per-100,000 figure. Apples and oranges. (2/2)

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A list of US occupations with higher fatality rates than being a cop, from @jacobinmag jacobinmag.com/2014/08/when-w… But there’s a problem… (1/2)

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May I remind people that @middleclassprob brings you a disturbing vision of middle class folks who believe they’ve really got it tough.

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Beaker RT @SecurityWeek: Obama Says Sony Hack Was Not ‘An Act of War’ securityweek.com/obama-says-son… < As anyone rational would, frankly.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Note to data-retention law makers: The internet is not a telephone” zdnet.com/article/note-t…

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Mon plan, draft: Administrivia and planning; 1003 Solstice; 1236 New Moon; “The 9pm Edict” podcast pre-production; @5at5daily; not stress.

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Monday. You may think you’ve had a brilliant idea, but that’s what They want you to think. It’s a false memory, implanted. Monday.

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