Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 8th, 2015

@noreasonspec Because I have things to do other than walk out the door.

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Setting the alarm for 0430, because I’ll be catching the 0638 train and I’l take a while to ease into reality. And it’ll be cold.

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deconstructo Oh Lord no… :-(@Independentnt: Human Centipede 3 to involve a 500-person centipedind.pn/1FB5BB7rpic.twitter.com/zxPpGd25QRQR”

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norton_tim Ice epidemic. pic.twitter.com/ElATIHcSf9

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There’s quite a lot of it.

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Well that was a mistake.

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@_midofo_ True enough. But it won’t run for an hour.

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bitcoin_txt Could we make a “silk road for medicine”, where users can buy not only medicine, but medical advice?

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Adding a few new scary stories to my lecture for UTS students tomorrow morning.

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“The real reason iiNet customers are facing internet speed slowdowns after Netflix’s arrival”, writes @bengrubb smh.com.au/digital-life/d…

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“Government Declares Ice Most Dangerous Drug That Isn’t Alcohol” sbs.com.au/comedy/article… pic.twitter.com/sXmlh1ke6n

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Latest podcast: “The 9pm Government by Fools” stilgherrian.com/edict/00039/ pic.twitter.com/SahgfvXdR8 Also on SoundCloud soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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“Salman Rushdie pans other authors on Goodreads, forgets to check privacy settings” smh.com.au/entertainment/…

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AndyRileyish Revealed: 999 duty log for emergency calls in pop song lyrics pic.twitter.com/Z9CmaoNvJs

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“Jumping In bed with Facebook: Smart or desperate?” writes @filloux mondaynote.com/2015/04/06/jum…

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@BernardKeane Those figures aren’t indexed against population growth. @BOCSAR has the per-100,000 numbers for this sort of thing.

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“Is Hillary Any Good at Running for President?”, from @NYMag nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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@will_ock No power should be hobbled in the war on potatoes.

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MarkDiStef The website for Australia’s newest party contains exactly zero women buzzfeed.com/alexlee/john-m… pic.twitter.com/tH5gtFIZM9

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In which @joshgnosis explains the fallout from the Dallas Buyers Club decision rather well. zdnet.com/article/dont-p…

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Oh God, it’s happening again tonight… instagram.com/p/1NJJijiFhV/

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“Google searched and Apple watched in ATO tax audit”, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/article/google…

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dobes lifeh##ac# RT @derridalicious: what even is the internet anymore pic.twitter.com/h2qmmoCvQf

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“Inside the privileged life of Joe Hockey”, a @MailOnline yarn from 2014. dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…

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5at5 number 171: A big machine, illegal searches, climate change, explosions, and don’t talk about the (Pacific) war. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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“Could NSW be facing a second Legislative Council election?” asks @AntonyGreenABC. Yeah maybe. blogs.abc.net.au/antonygreen/20…

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wunderkamercast Alcoholism CURED with…COCAINE pic.twitter.com/bQ0OgC8l22

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CSIROnews Melbourne to have climate of Dubbo in 2090, and other projections scenarios for Aus: ow.ly/LjUYK ^CM pic.twitter.com/vEZcfQeN2g

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Me at @crikey_news: “Downloaders be warned: Dallas Buyers Club wants your name and address” crikey.com.au/2015/04/08/dow… [$, free trial]

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I think I need a brief lie-down

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@dananimal Oh it is my understanding that “fatigue management procedures” are undertaken in the AU military in certain circumstances too.

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Dear the Abbott Government, once in a while you’re meant to produce documents that are not election campaign material.

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BernardKeane The energy white paper does however mention “carbon” 13 times. Mostly in “carbon tax” and how it was repealed.

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BernardKeane The government’s Energy White Paper is 70 pages long and mentions the word “climate” 3 times, including a bibliographical footnote.

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leslienassar RT @TonyAbbottMHR: I am determined that we take every possible step to combat the dreadful scourge of ice. pic.twitter.com/76QLADwYdw

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deanog Splinters

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No, look, I’m sure there’s a use for the Labor party. Maybe a local council somewhere is short of landfill.

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@dananimal Indeed. And here’s the US Navy manual, “Performance Maintenance During Continuous Flight Operations” med.navy.mil/directives/Pub… (PDF)

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Senator inquiry, “Effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system”, 2005. aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_… What’s actually changed, Abbott?

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HAHA Oh fuck off, Abbott. Defence continues to be utter shite at taking care of its people, as you’d know if you took off your rose glasses.

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“I think everyone who has a family member in the military can be confident that their people are being as well looked after as possible.”

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“Abbott said the fact defence personnel were using it showed the need for urgent action.”

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“Navy kept families of dead sailors ‘in the dark’ about previous suicide attempts” theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@SnarkyPlatypus The answer is “Get the margarine from the fridge, we’ll do it at morning coffee.”

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SatPaper The bankers running Hockey’s office. | @richardlfarmer satpa.pe/1PhPNsg pic.twitter.com/EKgPjLf1NQ

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@seamus Oh I’m not going there. Life’s too short.

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@seamus Good. I have no idea what’s going on. But good. Yes, good.

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Is something wrong with @seamus?

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kcarruthers Uh oh RT @AlArabiya_Eng: fatwa says using toilet paper is HALAL english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/201… pic.twitter.com/hkMMPviGW5

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“Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317 (7 April 2015)” austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/F…

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Waiting for the nausea to stop.

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“Joe Hockey steps in to protect suspected tax dodger multinationals from being identified”, so thanks* yeah. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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Meanwhile, what on earth is happening over at @OpenAustralia today? pic.twitter.com/GPmyDPowXD

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This writing this is going to be a struggle today, so I will consign you lot to the abyss for a little while.

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Wed plan: Write for @crikey_news (starting now); update lecture to deliver at UTS tomorrow; @5at5daily; try not to freeze to death.

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paulkidd @MikeCarlton01 we just haven’t been doing the wrong thing hard enough. This time it’ll work for sure!

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MikeCarlton01 The war on drugs. More cops, more narcs, more state-federal task forces, more collating and coordinating. It’s worked so well in the past…

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paulkidd Obviously terrorism isn’t getting the cut-through it was a few weeks ago, so now we’re all about drugs. Pedophiles are next, IIRC.

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SwiftOnSecurity WE’RE ON CYBERDEFCON GAMMA EVERYBODY pic.twitter.com/yho6gNolDD

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marymad “Intelligence agencies are already engaged in some offensive cyber activities, but not to the satisfaction of the business community”

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marymad Reminder that US Navy conducts surveillance of all civilian computers in an entire state to find child pornography courthousenews.com/2014/09/12/713…

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@ibbers @SnarkyPlatypus Well, yes. He’ll deny being a member, but he hangs around with Opus Dei types.

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TatteredRemnant An easy-to-use template by @stilgherrian “Dear Australian Media, please fact-check X’s framing of the Y figures with some reliable sources”

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That is to say, Dear Australian Media, don’t swallow the “worst ever” rhetoric without checking. It’s possible you’ll be surprised. (2/2)

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Dear Australian Media, please fact-check Crusader Rabbit’s framing of the methamphetamine usage figures with some reliable sources. (1/2)

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So, what proportion of Crusader Rabbit’s little speech was about helping people with a life problem versus swaggering BSD bullshit?

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: This is where Tones’ Catholicism kicks in. Everything has to be a crusade, of course. [Indeed. Vocabulary betrays it.]

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He loves a man in uniform, does our Prime Minister.

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Just how often does this pathetic wannabe need to puff up his deluded self-view as some sort of warrior god?

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The framing of a drug, a health issue, as combat makes it MUCH harder to build community trust and cooperation in developing solutions. (2/)

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I’m getting a bit fucking sick of Crusader Rabbit’s shallow good vs evil narrative for every fucking goddam thing. (1/2)

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joshgnosis @NewtonMark for ISPs that DBC decided to go for. No TPG, Optus or Telstra.

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NewtonMark I’d hate to be on that list.

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NewtonMark In a country of 23 million, Dallas Buyers Club LLC only managed to find about 4700 people who wanted to download the movie. Embarrassing.

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kjmci Oh Alany-walany-woo… “@leslienassar: FYI, this photo has not been doctored. pic.twitter.com/MgjJZJcKtb

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@NewtonMark @mumbletwits Why isn’t there a daily Tony Abbott sweat video? We all need an inspiration to exercise more.

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“This robot eats railroads, and shits new railroads” jwz.org/blog/2015/04/r… HT @jwz via @indigoid

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mumbletwits Does Tony also sweat with AFP? If not why not?

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deptofaustralia “Jules, you left the price tag on your… your… Armani?” @mpbowers captures Christopher going full Pyne. pic.twitter.com/Kf7wUp09oK

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Wed plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; update lecture to deliver at UTS tomorrow; @5at5daily; try not to freeze to death.

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@zackwhittaker Is your owl in good health?

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Wednesday. The very fibres of your body are being unravelled. You are being dismantled. Wednesday.

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