Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 6th, 2015

@SnarkyPlatypus I really should have said “eated” then.

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, they were all eaten by the guy in the cream pinstripe suit, and now he wants dumplings.

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WhoIsPM It’s June 06, 2015 at 10:01PM and the current Australian Prime Minister is Tony Abbott.

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@gr8maddavey Those. Dumplings. Were. Magnificent. Made by the Malaysian women at [REDACTED] here in Sydney.

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@darrenpauli That’s OK, Darren, you’ll survive. We’ll always need the lesser classes to lubricate the robots.

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@rossdawson Yeah, I know. :) Mr Darwin said something about that, right?

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So two decades later Paddee, can still make great tunes. Nice one, Sir. soundcloud.com/paddee/bravo

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@ApostrophePong Relax, you do this stuff well. But that reminds me, I have some TV scripts to review this long weekend too.

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@ApostrophePong You seriously have to watch this too, even though I know you’re busy in the studio. imgrush.com/02eTVMAEXC-R

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ErrataRob Remember: run all your attacks through a VPN in China — fearmongerers convinced it’s China will never come looking for you.

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@rossdawson This is perhaps the more likely result. imgrush.com/02eTVMAEXC-R

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How robots will REALLY rule the Earth, maybe. imgrush.com/02eTVMAEXC-R Can’t stop laughing now. Ping @PitcherJenna, HT @thegrugq.

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Look, @thegrugq @ArdenSedlins, who amongst us hasn’t done this? THE ROBOTS TRULY ARE US. twitter.com/thegrugq/statu…

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@thegrugq @ArdenSedlins I know! What could POSSIBLY go wrong? Meanwhile, in Korea..youtube.com/watch?v=v5YftE…TY

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@thegrugq I’m glad you have such a positive view on the world.

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EuromaidanPR Yana Zynkevych,19y.o. evacuated 128 WIA UA soldiers from the battlefields.Awarded with medal “Hero of “.BRAVO pic.twitter.com/sBoROUcYcP

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@gths Have you heard of… oh, what’s it called again? The wheel?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Indeed. One client years back was a Hungarian-Australian woman in her 70s, maybe 80s, who ran the clan online.

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@PitcherJenna I am drawing your attention to this important information. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Worried about the robot uprising and the slaughter of the human species? Not long to wait now, boys and girls… youtube.com/watch?v=O3XyDL…

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I note, @rossdawson, that the slogan of Yaskawa Robotics, is “It’s personal”. With a sword.

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“Super Samurai: Robot beats Japanese master swordsman” rt.com/news/265243-ro… HT @rossdawson

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed. Then we laughed and did the usual greetings etc. I had forgotten how well known I am in those circles.

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@SnarkyPlatypus He put his hand down on my shoulder, got right in my face, and said, “Stil, mate, that was four years ago. Let it go.”

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@SnarkyPlatypus Someone ask about that incident, and I replied, just as a certain senior QLDPOL officer arrived behind me…

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@glengyron @_tan_ “Substandard, substitute teacher, submarine, substance abuse, sub-tle…”

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@glengyron @_tan_ There was a DD promo that had words like “sublime, subterranean, subconscious” spoken all dreamy-like. So we made one…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well, there was a nice-seeming Kiwi chap there who did cybers for INTERPOL. I could have just asked, right?

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TheTweetOfGod Bullshit. pic.twitter.com/8qbBaoU3ka

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So, um, you can make “donations” to INTERPOL? I should’ve sorted that at independent.co.uk/sport/football… HT @swearyanthony

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johnb78 “Isopropyl alcohol is a rip-off - it doesn’t even get you pissed before you go blind”

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benpobjie I have a suspicion

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well the IDEA is that you set LIGHT to them.

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@_tan_ But look here! Dreaming Daisies on SoundCloud! soundcloud.com/groups/dreamin…

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@_tan_ I remember making a parody Dreaming Daisies promo with a friend, but I don’t think we aired it. I certainly hope we didn’t.

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@_tan_ Or my memory is shite. It’s possible I did a guest spot, I suppose, but I don’t remember doing one.

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SnarkyPlatypus ‘lizard’ and ‘Vivid’ rhyme

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@_tan_ I don’t recall having any real link with Dreaming Daisies, apart from friendly respect for a related show. Were lists published?

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@paulkidd @ASRC1 Indeed. And here’s what I wrote about that at the time. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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@NewtonMark I’m not there. Annoy @R_Chirgwin as much as you want.

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@ASRC1 @paulkidd By “supporter”, I mean sharing the belief that what Australia is doing is obscene.

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@ASRC1 @paulkidd I get what you’re both saying, but if my first reaction as a supporter was “That’s OTT”, well, that’s why I replied.

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@paulkidd @ASRC1 At least for a formal lobbying effort. Obviously in my own podcast, Twitter etc, hyperbole is the starting point. ;)

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@paulkidd @ASRC1 I get that. Murder requires intent. “Reasonable force” is blurry. I dunno. Personally, I think hyperbole is an own goal.

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@ASRC1 @paulkidd Aren’t you setting yourself up to be shot down with that sort of hyperbole? (IANAL, of course.)

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@ASRC1 @paulkidd While I rail against the treatment of asylum seekers, “beat to death” wouldn’t pass the “reasonable force” test…

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_youhadonejob Bit of a creepy sign to see in a gas station bathroom. pic.twitter.com/A2wrqPgNlq

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Christ is STILL going? I should just get body paint and a few flashlights, drop my pants on a street corner and hold out a hat.

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This episode of @planetmoney is fascinating. “Buy Low, Sell Prime” npr.org/sections/money… HT @joshgnosis @gazzy_d

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@sylmobile Oh, maybe I don’t know where you mean. It must be even more bullshit a place.

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@sylmobile @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Oh I know where you mean. That’s a bullshit place. Don’t go there. Go to a proper place.

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@R_Chirgwin No, you’ll be cool. They’re just giant AA cells. And everyone is an electrician.

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@R_Chirgwin I think I had some of that conversation the other day but was afraid to tell you.

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Sydney in winter. Yes, I said winter. pic.twitter.com/6SYTCFg6HP

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@scottcarson1957 @BlogsofWar Sure, where shall we meet? “Apartment 5, Texas”?

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Why do I have the feeling that my immediately previous tweet is initiating a process that will end up getting me jailed?

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@scottcarson1957 @BlogsofWar This is an excellent plan. Now I’ve just got to get to Texas.

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@BlogsofWar The wonderful thing about the internet is that you can fuck up a Friday night in Texas from a pub in Australia.

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csoghoian TIL: You can become Acting CISO of the House of Reps without a background in infosec. cao.house.gov/sites/cao.hous… pic.twitter.com/Ml701NLLmX

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PeterPhelpsMLC “Socialism and Capitalism one day connecting”. Er, mate, do you even Economics? twitter.com/josh_jerga/sta…

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Upon reflection, this piece by KLF’s Bill Drummond contains many truths. Especially about me tagging him “KLF”. theguardian.com/culture/2015/j…

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@adamjogrady @AlboMP Actually, no. We have the technology now.

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@adamjogrady @AlboMP Sadly, a quarter of a century later, I’d need MUCH help in compiling the playlist.

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BlogsofWar I liked the Cold War. It had a good beat. You could dance to it. youtu.be/hoO53l0fUZ0?li…

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Impossible to argue against this proposition. twitter.com/NicHalley/stat…

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@VirtualTal @Beaker Well, if @VirginAmerica is as coherently run as @VirginAustraliam, who can blame him?

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BlogsofWar PM Dawn does sound like some kind of terrorist group now that I think about it.

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Well, they seem to be a @triplej / The Core / Central Station Records collaboration.

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Oops. They should also be Club Escape’s “Perfect List” lists (the @triplej show) not The Core’s. I did both, so I was confused.

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Christ, if a nerd like @AlboMP can do DJ sets, someone who actually DID present music radio (i.e. me) should do a gig or two.

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You can blame @BlogsofWar for me digging out those two playlists from 1990-1991.

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@BlogsofWar There was a strange musical nexus at that time. Maybe I should do a documentary about it. Hmmm…

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@BlogsofWar No, I haven’t heard of those guys. So there’s a rabbit hole for me to go down tonight. You bastard. :)

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@BlogsofWar Why thank you. [Bows.] This was… [cough]… quarter of a century ago.

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TrainLinkWest Fancy a steam train ride this long weekend? Check out the Transport Heritage Expo. More: ow.ly/NRmrT pic.twitter.com/TrNKWJGAEt

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@Taco_Lad @Rundll @will_ock I wouldn’t have thought so. Citation required, Sir.

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“[KLF’s] Bill Drummond: What do I want to go to Australia for anyway?” theguardian.com/culture/2015/j…

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@BlogsofWar Smirks. That is glorious, Sir. Maybe we should start planning an April Fools hoax for 2016.

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BlogsofWar BREAKING: China is speed processing OPM files with “Tinder-like” application.

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@Beaker There’s a joke in there somewhere about virgins, but it’s a lovely afternoon at the pub and can’t be bothered with the details.

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@19bk69 What, Friday night before a long weekend? Who the hell would go to a routine speech?

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@Beaker I head Islamic State is recruiting… not sure what the pay is like. May need to relocatezdnet.com/article/islami…zL

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@19bk69 But, “Daesh is likely to have amongst its … recruits the technical expertise necessary [to] build chemical weapons.” Handwaving.

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@Rundll @will_ock Oh yes, I’d forgotten about loss-leader issues. That’s probably even more important that JIT supply chains and contracts.

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scottcarson1957 Judging by the smell, seems like Yoga and pot are not exclusive pursuits.

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@19bk69 Gawd, I have NO idea, I’d have to ask around. Mind you, most intel IS opinion.

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@pelagikat @Garth_P_Newton I do indeed. I’m originally from Adelaide. YEARS before SA was founded in 1836, the whalers had set up there.

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cerenomri The Chinese can now blackmail let’s say… 80% of the US IC. Sleep tight everyone. twitter.com/20committee/st…

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marcwrogers cyber cyber cyber cyber cyber China China cyber cyber cyber cyber cyber China China, here comes an APT, an APT, cyber cyber cyber cyber…

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@pelagikat @Garth_P_Newton Thanks for that. The media imagery is always of Southern Rights and the like, so I wasn’t sure.

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Just as an aside, you are SO bad, @mikko, so bad.

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TimClarnnwell Wouldn’t this stuff be locked down if, say, an nsa sysadmin fucked off to Russia 2 years ago? twitter.com/20committee/st…

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@pelagikat @Garth_P_Newton Thanks. Is an orca a whale for the purposes of IWC rules?

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mikko In Myspace, nobody can hear you scream.

You see, because there’s nobody there.

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Thanks, @Garth_P_Newton @pelagicat, do you know how openly it’s sold? I’m assuming “quite openly”?

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@will_ock Well that’d certainly do it. And local mothers would be annoyed to have their immediate needs thwarted.

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@gazzy_d @will_ock Thanks, I’ll listen, but I suspect this case is more about territorial sales and distribution agreements.

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@will_ock That part I don’t know. I too would’ve thought that more volume of sales is better.

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@will_ock BTW, such limitation on purchase quantities would be illegal in South Australia under that state’s consumer law.

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@will_ock To stop Chinese customers buying massive quantities for shipping to the homeland. Remember the melamine in baby formula thing?

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Apropos of nothing in particular, is orca sushimi a thing?

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@dfpiii Oh there’s no doubt they would. Just playing UB40 to begin with should be a capital offence.

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@dfpiii Even though I can’t stand UB40, I’m tempted to answer “Yes”, because the rents here in Sydney are outrageous.

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Oh these dumplings are just superb.

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Post-emergency-duck dumplings with chilli sauce instagram.com/p/3ks4HuCFmJ/

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@JPReganJR Alas, if you scroll back a bit, you’ll see that I’ve discovered that it’s closed down. Sad.

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@BlogsofWar Plus I’m at the pub on a Saturday afternoon after a long week. I’m at the top* of my form!

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@PB_Prathamesh_B @BlogsofWar And it’s a BIG organisation, so plenty of scope for infiltration. SUCH a mess.

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@BlogsofWar Heh. Exactly. I’ve been plugging @MikePBurgess’ comments heavily, but this is precisely where OPM is. zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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@BlogsofWar What’s your reading of the politics of OPM governance? Will we see a head on a spike over this? Or it will blaming China be all?

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RealNickHodge ISIS announce plans to take over the running of FIFA. *finally* some sense in this world.

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@BlogsofWar Yet OPM wouldn’t have been on anyone’s list of critical national security information, I’ll also bet.

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@BlogsofWar Indeed. And the odds of OPM being so crap that there’s no logs that would help confirm or deny this theory? Sigh.

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@BlogsofWar Of course this is me opining from the other side of the planet after reading three media stories.

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@BlogsofWar Yeah but it sounds like there were so many network problems that you wouldn’t need such help. Still, given the trove there…

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@cmlh No idea. I haven’t followed that story at all. But I’d guess it’s the usual 1000x more events happen than people to write about them.

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@MikePBurgess @jturner_ibrs It’s in Georgia. Or it was. Currently a vacant lot. cityofmorrow.com/properties-det… Yes, I’m researching it. Sad.

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@MikePBurgess @jturner_ibrs Oh there’s certainly some appeal, right?

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@jturner_ibrs @john_pescatore It seems to be International Agree with @MikePBurgess Week at the moment.

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NicholasFryer Guess which one means yes. pic.twitter.com/8rNgA4Ie9u

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@jturner_ibrs Thanks. It’s always better to use humour to cover the fact that you’re talking shit, right?

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jturner_ibrs that’s a good proportional response twitter.com/Bruce_Schneier…

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saladinahmed Jobs that will be taken over by robots in the future include ‘condescending white man.’ ht @henryfaber pic.twitter.com/CzaGOQXJyP

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@MichaelSentonas @jturner_ibrs I guess that would be the safer approach, yes.

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@jturner_ibrs @MichaelSentonas This can be a challenging planet. (Also, hi Michael. Long time no see.)

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@jturner_ibrs But are there enough yet, James? ‘Cos there’s some stuff I need to write next week.

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@jacksob3 That may well be the strategy. All that sort of thing is on the to-do list for the coming week.

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fanfiction_txt To the person who said, what the fuck did I just read? You just read my fantastic fanfic, dumbass. Sheesh.

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In which one of Australia’s biggest crooks is billed as the man “who made life fun”. Yeah, how the victims laughed! theaustralian.com.au/news/alan-bond…

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@jacksob3 While there is much to commend your plan, it is predicated on having uber dollars for the uber machine to begin with.

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kcarruthers I’m going to ignore all those sourdough apologists

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@carolduncan @weigh4d Really? That surprises me, ‘cos it’s kind of a big market.

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“FBI anti-terror official calls on tech firms to ‘prevent encryption above all else’”, writes @alexhern. Oh good. theguardian.com/technology/201…

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@19bk69 @zdnetaustralia Cheers. There’s more to come next week, too, as I go through my conference recordings.

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EMERGENCY DUCK TIME WHERE ARE MY SHOES.

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@swearyanthony Trust me, it happens. I bet @MikePBurgess has seen it more than once. Edward So from NCIS has, judging from what he said Thu.

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This new US govt data breach is inexcusable. Talk about shoddy security governance! washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-swit… HT @swearyanthony for this yarn.

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BlogsofWar Took me a second.. twitter.com/AHMalcolm/stat…

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@swearyanthony Oh dear God, this is EXACTLY what @MikePBurgess was talking about! Paragraph 13+ in zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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@MikePBurgess Yeah, I was noticing where some of your Twitter critics were coming from. I laughed quietly.

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@timpoliti The debate topic was “Security breaches are the user’s fault,” but I spoke mostly about commuters on trains. I only had 60 sec.

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@timpoliti @zdnetaustralia @e_kaspersky No, my understand is that most SCADA systems are infrequently updated. @myrcurial? @gattaca?

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@timpoliti @zdnetaustralia @e_kaspersky There’s still bug fixes, new functionality, adding new hardware etc. Certainly not as urgent tho.

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@carolduncan @weigh4d All jokes aside, that’s a mesmerising video.

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@MikePBurgess But plenty of folks at agreed with you.

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@MikePBurgess Interesting reaction to your comments, Mike. Mostly to the headline, without reading the third paragraph.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Australia’s cyber defence ‘pretty ordinary’ before ASD’s Top Four” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “T​elstra CISO @MikePBurgess blasts cyber ‘attribution distraction’” zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Air gaps still a cheap and effective defence for critical networks: @e_kasperskyzdnet.com/article/air-ga…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Islamic State has ‘best cyber offence’ of any terrorist group, says @mikkozdnet.com/article/islami…

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So what you do hasn’t really changed since leaving the ABC, that’s great, @carolduncan. twitter.com/carolduncan/st…

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@kcarruthers @GordyPls A mate was rep for Coopers Agricultural. Plenty of country blokes bought vet-grade testosterone with no farm need.

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@macleanbrendan That said, there’s the chance she’s not the same as she was 20+ years ago. Does that happen?

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@macleanbrendan I had to pleasure of seeing Björk from Sugarcubes back in the day, from 3 metres away. A powerful performer. Enjoy.

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@mumbletwits Now THAT wouldn’t surprise me. Are you surprised?

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@mumbletwits I’m surprised, though, that Senator Wang managed an opinion on anything to do with politics at all.

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@purserj That’s what he says in that article, yes.

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@mumbletwits was just about to make that point, actually. It must’ve detracted from the whole gnocchi in duck ragù experience.

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@mumbletwits Y’know, someone tweeting something doesn’t mean they are “surprised” by it. The “surprised” assumption is a big gripe I have.

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Senator Dio Wang on Tiananmen Square: “Based on the information I have, I think the government did the right thing.” afr.com/news/politics/…

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@OaaSvc There is an argument to be made that @JazzTwemlow and I should never have been allowed to meet.

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@ZacDavies Well, @crikey_news is in that building, they ruin everything.

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@OaaSvc Yeah, well, I only had 60 seconds to make my argument.

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“The 16 Funniest BBC News Captions Of All Time”, lists @psmith buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/j…

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@OaaSvc Yeah. It’s not JUST the users…

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@dannolan @SatPaper My answer is better than your answer.

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rhysam Because my citizenship hasn’t been revoked yet. twitter.com/patskarvelas/s…

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Punishment. RT @SatPaper : What is the capital of the US state of Texas? satpa.pe/ZNmKwyv

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warrenellis I have just seen someone use the phrase “bad doge syntax” and I am therefore now on the side of the NSA and drone strikes

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jennschiffer who else looks up “mac keyboard symbols” on the regular because they don’t speak fucking elf pic.twitter.com/IOJB8mw7Gr

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They should do an exact shot-by-shot remake of this movie, with the original actors. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@micmehmet @nfFrenchie @mikko This reminds me that I haven’t posted the most recent version of that lecture. I’ll get onto that.

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Sigh. I was going to snarf the clip of me recommending genocide at , a 10min job, but I’ve gone down a software bug rabbit hole.

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I’ve also just realised that’s the first time I’ve tried using Snapz Pro X to capture audio since moving to Yosemite. There are… other ways.

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Last actual tweet by @AmbrosiaSw that wasn’t a reply was August 2014. Yes, I’m sure that’s now Twitter is meant to work.

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Right. @AmbrosiaSw has been aware of this bug since at least May, nothing about it on the non-reply Twitter feed. twitter.com/AmbrosiaSw/sta…

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@micmehmet @nfFrenchie @mikko Um, ANOTHER moment? I lecture on this topic at Uni of Technology Sydney. ;)

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@paulkidd @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, I think one of the windscreen wipers is starting to go too.

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@paulkidd @SnarkyPlatypus Also just confirmed, if I’ve been carrying the MPB around I have to reboot it before USB ports will work properly.

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@19bk69 @SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd Good thinking. I should perhaps look at just buying through UTS as a staff member.

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Ah! @AmbrosiaSw’s support forum shows someone else with the same problem in recent days. I’m not a special snowflake. ambrosiasw.com/forums/index.p…

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Haha ! Uninstalling and reinstalling Snapz Pro X, and AmbrosiaAudioSupport kext still isn’t installing even though it is. Turd.

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Oh look! Location Services has turned itself on again.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd Also, with a new one, I’d rework this one into a separate support machine for outside broadcast style media work.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @paulkidd It’d go better with 16GB RAM, yes, but screen and perhaps motherboard are cracked, keyboard dying. Time to renew.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is the late-2011 MacBook Pro, latest OS X, but only 4GB RAM and much physical maltreatment.

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Dear Stilgherrian, your computer is…? (a) Old. (b) Shit. (c) Pwned from arsehole to breakfast time. (d) All of the above.

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Ah, I am always amused∗ when I discover that audio-related OS X kernel extensions are suddenly encountering mysterious conflicts.

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@jeamland Yes. Yes, it is exactly like that one.

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@jeamland I have no idea what an Amen Break is.

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Sat plan: Sort through the work mess while listening to the podcast backlog, with a break for emergency duck. The pace will be slow.

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“Long Cons: The Next Age of Cyber Attacks”, writes @chicagoben darkreading.com/vulnerabilitie…

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This very question arose during the conference, @SnarkyPlatypustwitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Last night I dreamed that I was on stage at a conference and called for genocide.

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Well, @SnarkyPlatypus, it’s a known fact that opiates improve every conceivable situation.

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Yeah, codeine should fix things.

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NewtonMark He’s probably due for another one. RT @Independent: It was Ferris Bueller’s day off 30 years ago today arseh.at/nf22

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timsenior The careers of @ScottMorrisonMP and @PeterDutton_MP should not survive this theguardian.com/australia-news…
“The standard you walk past…”

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Dear Mr Rudd and Ms Gillard, I wouldn’t necessarily be opposed to this course of action. twitter.com/AnnabelAstbury…

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Normally, CONCEALING a serious crime like child abuse is a crime. In AU’s camps, REVEALING the crime is a crime. twitter.com/MGliksmanMDPhD…

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Catching up on the last few episodes of @GuardianAus’ “Sydney siege inquest recap” podcast. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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BrilliantMaps The United States of America From Alaska’s Point of View - brilliantmaps.com/alaska-usa/ pic.twitter.com/9ZngfEkGsa

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Sat plan, draft: Sort through the work mess while listening to the podcast backlog; break for emergency duck; ponder the meaning of life.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Islamic State has ‘best cyber offence’ of any terrorist group, says @mikkozdnet.com/article/islami…

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Saturday. The Sun will emerge, and you will fall for this simple distraction. The Gods laugh. Saturday.

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