Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 9th, 2015

Is Self-Hour Hour over yet?

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RT @sylmobile @stilgherrian @kcarruthers Beware the dangers of the eastern brown snake! bit.ly/1E0O81w [BASTARD SNAKE.]

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dufussy My six year old is sick of me lecturing him when he repeatedly does the same, wrong thing.
Seems there’s hope for him yet - he may become PM

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5at5 number 157: San Francisco street pics, online radicalisation, changing Army culture, Singlish, and that Watch. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@aggerchez @flightradar24 Helicopters often operate low and terrain blocks the signal path.

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@aggerchez @flightradar24 Well it picks up anything with the appropriate kind of responder within range of their network of receivers.

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@aggerchez Well if you have @flightradar24 coverage in your area, give it a go.

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@cheshireb There’s nothing wrong with a survey as such, but confusing it with a proper sample etc… oh you know all this. :P

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“Intergenerational report: assumptions about government spending are a confusion of idiocy”, writes @GrogsGamut theguardian.com/business/grogo…

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Do we have a nickname for Peter Dutton yet? If we don’t I propose Peter ‘Mittens’ Dutton.

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“Peter Dutton wrongly claimed teenagers stopped at Sydney airport to face court”, writes @FarrellPF theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@cheshireb Yeah I think I heard about that study a few weeks back? It’s certainly ringing bells.

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@Colvinius @mockocelot You’re right, actually. That’s exactly the sort of stock photography they use in ads for incontinence pads.

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@Colvinius @mockocelot Sorry. But, you know, had to be said.]

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buckleup Cos you’d really want to highlight that tie. pic.twitter.com/DwKePw4Gza

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RT @scottcarson1957: Areas 3 and 7, Nevada Test Site. pic.twitter.com/Cth6Dg8mus [Even I wouldn’t let off that many nukes. Probably.]

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“Risky Business Extra: @SenatorLudlam on mandatory metadata retention”, being a @riskybusiness podcast. risky.biz/RBEX1

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OHnewsroom Reporter: “Maybe we’ll find out more at the press conference.”

Editor: “I like your optimism.”

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RT @Colvinius: @mockocelot @stilgherrian The ‘i’ stands for ‘incontinence’. [Yay! Time to recycle all the iPad jokes from 2010.]

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@rycrozier @mockocelot You’re an idiot, Crozier, and you shame your entire family.

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You know, @mockocelot @Steve_Lockstep, I might buy a copy of “iPad for Boomers” and live-tweet my reading of it.

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mockocelot Guys I found the worst magazine pic.twitter.com/veKnYQSH6O

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YahooAnswersTXT Do midgets have knees?

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“Comment: Parents are setting their kids up to be materialists with fragile egos” sbs.com.au/news/article/2…

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chrisjoregan “Malcolm Turnbull gets content marketing lessons from Bondi Hipsters” destroy Sydney now

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TheNewAgeMan Perfect name, perfect job title, perfect facial hair: perfect man pic.twitter.com/PDFnofy80C

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@Lyn_Col @mackaysuzie @MarkDiStef @JoeHockey Or, petty name-calling is nothing but moronic tribalism. Take your pick.

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@ssharwood @Cuff_S @Knieriemen Well if I had NAS and a permanent location to put it yes, that could perhaps work.

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jendudley Hate tardy computers. RT @ABCmediawatch: WestConnex: a godsend for all those travelling ‘computers’ pic.twitter.com/Hw0hAYmkoU

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@Cuff_S @ssharwood @Knieriemen I guess I’m looking at this from the perspective of someone who can generate 10 to 15GB of fresh data a day.

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@ncoghlan_dev @Xavier_Ho More seriously, thanks for the clarification. I’d forgotten the functional distinction in law.

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@ssharwood @Knieriemen I’ve always thought that backup and DR would be one of the NBN’s killer apps.

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“‘Britain’s white jihadi’ actually a gifted Aussie school dropout called Jake now fighting for Islamic State” smh.com.au/world/britains…

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@Knieriemen @ssharwood Agreed. Microsoft does seem to be getting its loosely coupled silos flying in the same direction, or something.

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@ncoghlan_dev @Xavier_Ho Lawyers, eh? Is that worse that dumb tribalism? Is it too early to suggest that they all be killed too?

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You know, @Knieriemen @ssharwood, I’d like to get my hands on some of what they’re smoking over at Microsoft these days.

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Knieriemen From @ssharwood: “Microsoft comes right out and says backup software is dead” - ow.ly/K4VEG <-of course it’s not…

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@Xavier_Ho This is why I say it’s probably tribalism. Same goals, emerging from different communities. [Shrugs.] Kill ‘em all, let God etc.

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Ah! I see I’ll be at @JDVHotels’ Hotel Vitale again this May, again on @NetSuite’s tab. Even wonderfuller. jdvhotels.com/hotels/califor…

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I stayed at @JDVHotels’ Hotel Vitale last time I was in SFO, on @NetSuite’s tab. Wonderful. jdvhotels.com/hotels/califor…

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“Your 15-Second Guide to Sake”, from @JDVHotels jdvhotels.com/blog/your-15-s…

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RT @Xavier_Ho: Why isn’t Creative Commons part of the Open Source Licenses list? opensource.org/licenses [Tribal bullshit, probably.]

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@indigoid @NewtonMark Oh, I should also say, I’m no musician. I was just adding new sounds to the Fairlight CMI and Tristram Cary’s hacks.

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@indigoid @NewtonMark Oh, ta. This was more than 30 years ago, mind you. Coding Fast Fourier Transforms from scratch. Time has moved on.

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MT @gordonkerry: Nasty modern music and dance at Riverside, Parra. pic.twitter.com/ngK0zT5t0I [Are there banjos? I hope so. @prestontowers]

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RT @expectproblems: View while I work today. pic.twitter.com/NyUQLiSAQM [I believe “Kehlsteinhaus” is the word you’re looking for

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Each of those cells is about 800mm deep, and took almost half a litre of demineralised water to top up.

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“It’s the submarine of the forest.” The main battery compartment at @bunjaree instagram.com/p/z_A941iFs0/

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Mon plan: Battery maintenance; laundry; thoughtful consideration of certain matters; errands; drinks and probably dinner, Katoomba.

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“Russia lost all its early-warning satellites”, apparently. russianforces.org/blog/2015/02/r… HT @CasparBowden

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@scott_thewspot I haven’t been that deep into the specifics, but I suspect the change you describe is for that reason, yes.

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@davispg Yeah, a series of unrelated outages of small sites never gets reported. “Everything is down” does, even if total downtime is less.

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@scott_thewspot Some of the discussions on anti-banking malware would be useful, since I know some can pair phones with computers and match.

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@scott_thewspot I can’t thing of anything specific to point you towards, but obviously there’s always discussions on how to attack stuff.

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“Massive gravitational lens flare unveils EINSTEIN CROSS SUPERNOVA”, writes @R_Chirgwin theregister.co.uk/2015/03/06/gal…

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The first three million will sell on the basis of the initial hype, @gassee notes. But then what? His thoughts are worth reading.

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In which @gassee notes that Apple’s strategy is very different with this Watch thing. mondaynote.com/2015/03/08/aft…-watches/

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@expectproblems Apparently he was also on a spiritual journey. Check the article in this @statelibrarynsw magazine. sl.nsw.gov.au/about/publicat…

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@davispg I’m not defending the decision, btw, just explaining AGIMO’s reasoning. Brochureware doesn’t need five-nines.

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@davispg govCMS is for information sites that don’t need to be bulletproof, not transactional. Wherever it’s hosted, it might go down.

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@expectproblems You head down those sandstone cliffs and you find yourself in a completely different microclimate.

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@expectproblems Imagine how that looked to an Edwardian gentleman, used to seeing green rolling hills and European mountains.

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RT @expectproblems: Allegedly this is the view that inspired Conan Doyle’s book, “The Lost World”. pic.twitter.com/GuLFzYC5mf [So they say…]

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@JM77 Then you’ll appreciate how wonderful that video is, yes.

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I tell you what, for @TheOnion to have written that yarn just five days into the MH370 search show remarkable skill.

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TheOnion In Focus: Malaysia Airlines Expands Investigation To Include General Scope Of Space, Time onion.com/1EGzRe7 pic.twitter.com/MML1DoWqO4

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I still can’t get over how good this 7-min video is. “How to Speak Singlish”. youtube.com/watch?v=pxFYW8… I’m still laughing.

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Lenovo is still shipping computers with Superfish, despite official statement that they’re not, reports @dangoodin001 arstechnica.com/security/2015/…

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My “Australian government Drupal-based CMS goes live” from Nov 2014, when govCMS went live with a trial agency. zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Australia’s Dept of Finance declares Drupal-based govCMS production-ready, writes @juhasaarinen itnews.com.au/News/401372,fi…

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Mon plan, draft: Comms and planning; laundry; thoughtful consideration of certain matters; errands; drinks and probably dinner, Katoomba.

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MarkDiStef Joseph Benedict Hockey (@JoeHockey) vs. Fairfax… this morningpic.twitter.com/OIhEOIXdE3E3

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Monday. A bead of sweat runs from your left temple down and across your left cheek. You were told to remain motionless. Obey. Obey! Monday.

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