Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 10th, 2015

Thanks for the comments, folks. Seems like the @Lateline thing worked. My eyes are falling out of my head, so I’m… Gorn.

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@Spoonyman From 2011, the late Barnaby Jack’s demo of hacking an insulin pump. cso.com.au/article/404909…

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@Spoonyman We didn’t touch upon medical equipment hacks, but they’re a thing.

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@AustinDocherty @violetblue Using Bitcoin makes it difficult to trace, and to get evidence that’ll stand up. Starting to happen tho.

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@DR_murf @AustinDocherty @ConversationEDU Oops, I utterly forgot B-sides too. I am an arsehat. Though not the main thrust of the story.

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@nancycato1 Thanks, Nancy. I haven’t watched it back yet, but it felt good in the studio.

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@AustinDocherty I didn’t trace the number further at the time, but @violetblue did, it seems, to Dell SecureWorks. zdnet.com/article/crypto…

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@AustinDocherty @ConversationEDU The figure came via David Higgins from WatchGuard Technologies. zdnet.com/article/all-ab…

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@riskybusiness That’s not necessarily a bad thing…

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@riskybusiness Should we send you a warning or something first?

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@riskybusiness @runasand This is a very, very small planet, Patrick. Too small, sometimes.

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@bengrubb I so want to have “cyberjournalist” on the super one day.

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“Cyber expert”, so there.

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ABCNews24 ICYMI: Cyber expert @stilgherrian on the benefits of .
Watch now: ab.co/1KZfKKr
pic.twitter.com/gFCBVugM9b

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Self-harm hour must be nearly finished.

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I forgot to say “refrigergeddon”. :(

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@paulwallbank There clearly needs to be some sort of inquiry into the ABC.

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And the television is done.

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And @Lateline begins with @runasand taking out the target on the left. The scene has been set. L

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So yeah, live on @Lateline @ABCNews24 in a few minutes. I guess I’ll be ushered into the studio shortly.

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RT @runasand Backstage at where I will soon be floating over the White House. pic.twitter.com/jcJEGrbTJd [The magic of television…]

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Ten minutes until showtime.

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@BXGD @stufromoz Heh. The regular security people know my face.

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I probably shouldn’t have had larb ped for lunch.

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@R_Chirgwin They have extra security here on Q&A night, for some reason or other.

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I’ve just been mistaken for a Q&A audience member. I feel a little insulted.

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Amongst the cud-munchers.

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tinderfessions You’re so hot that… pic.twitter.com/J8KkAZumAt

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@BXGD Oh that’s a glorious piece of misdirection then. Who would guess that that’s how the figure was calculated?

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@djmer1 @Lateline @ABCNews24 Oh God, if it was just watching it, I’d go to bed now and watch it on @abciview in the morning.

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@djmer1 @Lateline @ABCNews24 This may come as a sock, but the producer did mention something about when to turn up.

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@BlogsofWar Close to 20 seconds now. I’ve had to curl into the fetal position and sing the special song.

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@yabbie5674 2130, actually. And yes, when your normal waking hour is 0430 or 0500, it’s late to be working.

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Why does @Lateline have to be so late?

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@trentyarwood @NewtonMark @GordyPls @R_Chirgwin I have NO idea what’s happening that far ahead.

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Also relevant, my “All aboard the internet of things infosec hype train” from Dec 2014. zdnet.com/article/all-ab…

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Here are @runasand’s slides: “When IoT Attacks: Hacking A Linux-Powered Rifle” (PDF) media.encrypted.cc/files/HackingA…

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If you don’t know @runasand, here she is hacking a sniper rifle. As you do. youtube.com/watch?v=BJPCYd…

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Two hours from now, at 2130 AEST, @runasand and I will be talking the cybers on ABC @Lateline on @ABCNews24. abc.net.au/news/abcnews24/

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This reminds me, @LaTrioli, of the time a mugger “asked for my wallet” and I said, “No, I’ve had a shit day already, just fuck off.” He did.

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Don’t mess with @LaTrioli! She took on the car thief this morning. twitter.com/BreakfastNews/…

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angealbertini A turing machine that fits into a tweet, with an example program
gist.github.com/mrrrgn/3200044…
i.imgur.com/4t31zA2.gif twitter.com/mrrrgn/status/…

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Prehistoric rainforest death monsters! Thank you, @firstdogonmoon! theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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KenRoth Senselessness of US drug policy: top 3 killers are legal; heroin, cocaine & marijuana aren’t. bit.ly/1HAfBZ8 pic.twitter.com/l76qEF83eq

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@vealmince @5at5daily You and I have both worked for organisations where that process is notably absent.

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@rayschippers Doing live TV tends to perk me up, so assume that I’ll be up for at least a brief catch-up.

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@runasand @Lateline I’m looking forward to this. You’ve got a few fans here in AU, it seems.

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@rayschippers I’ll want a bite to eat after @Lateline, I suspect, ‘cos if I have a full meal beforehand I’ll fall asleep.

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@vealmince @5at5daily I suspect it’s a CIA disinformation campaign. If they throw enough Mudd, some sticks, etc.

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“They won’t respect you in the morning,” writes @paulwallbank re “influencer programs”. True. paulwallbank.com/2015/08/09/the…

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I suspect this will be the case, yes. twitter.com/CyberTaters/st…

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This is hilarious. The ENTIRE Australian GDP is $1.5 trillion. I want what they’re having at @dailytelegraph. twitter.com/BenOquist/stat…

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WilliamAder If you’re getting serious about someone, check out what number their toaster is set at, because that’s what you’re going to live with.

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@juhasaarinen @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus This is clearly the way to go, Juha. I love you.

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@rayschippers The program ends at 2200, so I guess I’ll be out of the ABC ten minutes later, or thereabouts.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @juhasaarinen I love the PRs who start everything with “Hope you’re well” when I’ve spent days tweeting about how ill I am.

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sbadsgood This room has mirrors on the floor, ceiling and walls along with transparent furniture. pic.twitter.com/EgtLkzIRbA

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“I spent a month replying to all of my PR emails with ‘I love you’” hexjam.com/uk/sex-relatio… HT @juhasaarinen. I love you.

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So, I won’t be on ABC @1057darwin this evening after all, because live radio. It’ll be tomorrow instead. Probably.

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Ah yeah, about that nap… Sigh.

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asymco There are about 2 million BlackBerries in use in the US but the rate of abandonment is about 2 million/yr.

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@jturner_ibrs @darrenpauli @jpwarren Yeah, this was all kind of warned about by SO many people. Sigh.

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5at5 number 211: Night parrots, flying cars, capsule hotels, things cut in half, and advice from a former CIA guy. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@leslienassar I’ll be there for the TV, may pop over sooner. The @1057darwin spot is a 5-minute phoner, so I can do that from anywhere.

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@michaelneale @nickmaher There’s a glitch when the train is between Leura and Wentworth Falls. 4G/3G also goes dodgy in that stretch.

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I’ll be joining @runasand on ABCTV’s @Lateline to talk cybers on @ABCNews24 at 2130 AEST, then ABC1 at 2230 your local time. So may cybers!

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I’ll be talking some sort of cyber stuff on ABC @1057darwin at 1720 ACST / 1750 AEST. abc.net.au/darwin/

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@nickmaher @michaelneale I think it’s only in quite specific places, where the terrain prevents GPS from working cleanly, or the radio.

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matwhi mum asked how my day was going pic.twitter.com/8IddNwy77X

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@nickmaher Yep. Though I kinda use that first screen’s display as an indicator of overall health of the line. I may not be typical tho.

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“Pollies spent $506m on entitlements in 2015-16 — $2.2m per MP”, writes Jason Murphy.crikey.com.au/2015/08/10/pol…w [$, free trial]

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@nickmaher Thank you. That makes sense, but y’know, I always assumed it was the current status of that service, not just the departure time.

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@drspacejunk T’was a pleasure to meet you too. Thanks for breakfast. We’ll have to chat for a podcast some time.

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@buckleup That’s not me and you can’t prove it is.

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“HTC caught storing fingerprints AS WORLD-READABLE CLEARTEXT”, writes somebody called @darrenpauli theregister.co.uk/2015/08/10/htc…

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the_insomniette WHO DID THIS pic.twitter.com/hcLYGDiPk2

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rachelolding Police searching for this man who tried to have sex with a dog in front of its owner in Greystanes on Sunday @smh pic.twitter.com/YsWOLS13MN

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Right, time for a bit of sloth before this evening’s media spots.

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SenatorWong After being called shrill and hysterical by George Brandis, I’m off to my office for a cup of tea, a Bex and a lie down.

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@awelder @cathywilcox1 Something something no something climate.

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The St George Bank advert for opening a new account online is branded “the Power of Thumbs”. I see.

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Walking past a cafe where coffee beans are referred to as “love seeds”. I choose to keep walking.

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Mission accomplished. The shirt thing, not the Vaseline thing.

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Whoever it is that keeps phoning me today and not leaving a message, I won’t be answering, so goddam leave a message.

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@0x1C Are you suggesting that I Vaseline-up on camera?

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As usual, finding shirts without fine stripes or patterns that fail on TV is a tedious task.

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OK, I’m going to go shirt-shopping now, because the chef is trolling me about my Thai pronunciation.

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DenubisX I’m in the mood for something like Man of La Mancha’s /To Dream the Impossible Dream/ scored for Flamethrower, Oboe, and Anvil.

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Mon plan, remainder: Buy a shirt; check in; 1750 ABC @1057darwin; shave; dinner; 2130 @ABCNews24 @Lateline; drinks; collapse.

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I am now completely ducked.

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@adamcaudill @thegrugq I so wish you were wrong, but of course you’re not. What fun.

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Larb ped aroi maak.

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leslienassar A very large entertainment conglomerate left their back-end admin username and password in a plist embedded in their iOS app. /cc @dannolan

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JZdziarski Post defcon checklist:

- change passwords
- cancel credit cards
- flash efi
- reinstall os
- get a new car
- new identity
- become a Sherpa

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alexcpsec OH: “The way the DEFCON badges are going, the DEFCON 26 badge is going to be attendees carrying live chickens around”

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yep yep. I’ll wander up to Pitt St Mall and see what inspires me.

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jc_cummins Tonight on - we’ll be talking about hacking and cyber security with @stilgherrian and @runasand.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I am open to suggestions, should the duck’s advice prove unsatisfactory.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have no idea. I think I will have to ask the duck for inspiration. Except it’s been minced and wokked up.

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Thank you, @Lateline. And I understand that @runasand will be joining us, which is even better. twitter.com/Lateline/statu…

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Now, once I deal with this duck, UI’ll be heading back up in the main part of the CBD to buy a shirt. I hate shopping for clothes.

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@dobes Excellent idea. I’ll fax Clover immediately.

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@reselsnark l think a “blart” is my sort of thing, don’t you?

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I’m about to pass near World Square, so issue the usual warnings.

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@dobes Nah, it’s been called Thaitown for years. The council even has signs up there now.

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@saasu Cheers, I think someone picked up this task on the weekend.

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@JackGJessen That phrase is from a specific presentation… I suppose I should track it down before tonight.

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Wandering to Thaitown for lunch.

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So this is what a media briefing from Deloitte looks like… pic.twitter.com/RTAxx1eyW8

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Grosvenor Place. You can always tell when you enter one of Harry’s buildings… instagram.com/p/6Lq0EjCFkS/

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Dashing from a delightful chat with @drspacejunk to the briefing at @DeloitteAUS.

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@drspacejunk @semibogan I’m here, I have a coffee, and I’m browsing the menu.

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@TripView So is the 0706 from Wentworth Falls on time or late? How does this work? :) pic.twitter.com/msrdtqWAKH

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Arriving at Sydney Central station instagram.com/p/6LhsbaiFh-/

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My Dec 2014 column “All aboard the internet of things infosec hype train” will be somewhat relevant tonight. zdnet.com/article/all-ab…

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@garthk @matthewlandauer You went there on a Thursday, didn’t you.

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So @Lateline tonight is going to be fun. I’ll just find out if I can tell you yet.

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@drspacejunk @semibogan Cool. It’s a magnificently beautiful morning. I’m just passing through Homebush now.

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NickEvershed how to get the brandis look etsy.com/listing/229382…

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“Australia, your real comms minister is George Brandis: Malcolm Turnbull rolled again,” writes @R_Chirgwin theregister.co.uk/2015/08/09/aus…

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@drspacejunk Actually, this suggestion from @semibogan is perfect. Meet you there. It’s too cold to wait outside. twitter.com/semibogan/stat…

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@drspacejunk How about we just meet on York St. Wynyard Park side, and ad lib from there? I’ll be there by 0900.

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Crossing the Nepean, with a friend instagram.com/p/6LbXG2iFl1/

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@thegrugq Here’s a podcast with Mafiaboy from six months ago. npr.org/sections/allte…

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@teeerevor It’s probably goo, thanks, but my timelines don’t allow a casual stroll that far north. We’re talking a two-block radius tops.

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@antgoo @rachel612 It always amuses me how some hacks get breathless tabloid scare stories, skipping those little practicalities.

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@phillfarrugia Good suggestions, thanks. I might stay real close to Wynyard though, ‘cos my timelines are very tight this morning.

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@NuclearAnthro I must say, I am looking forward to meeting @drspacejunk. I was such a space junkie as a kid. stilgherrian.com/50-to-50/09a/

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“Tesla hackers explain how they did it at DEF CON 23”, writes @antgoo cnet.com/au/news/tesla-…

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Curious DEF CON presentation on how to get someone declared dead, and the problems they’d have proving they weren’t. computerworld.com/article/296613…

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@michaelneale Are either of them 0900 meeting kind of places?

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Mon plan, supplemental: I’ll be tweeting a bunch of news stories from Black Hat and DEF CON as the makes its way to Sydney.

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Mon plan: 0706 train to Sydney (now); 0900 @drspacejunk; 1000 Deloitte; haircut; lunch; shopping; @5at5daily; nap; 2130 @Lateline; drink.

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The Hotel Grand View greets the Sun instagram.com/p/6LVH0OCFna/

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Dear Sydney CBD workers, what’s a not-too-noisy cafe near Wynyard station or slightly to the north?

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@drspacejunk I’ll have a squizz at the map once I’m on the . I know there’s some good cafes near Wynyard.

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TarikOzket ‘A copy of Amiga World from 1988, there is a guy, literally, “”’ pic.twitter.com/lhkNUpbC3J

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Last night’s blog post: “Weekly Wrap 270: Generosity and some deep rabbit holes” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/27… pic.twitter.com/x9Aqy03Rqh

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@NewtonMark So, you know how they have security theatre? This is security literature.

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@dickybeacholdie @ellinghausen Now where can I get a top like that? I could wear it on Lateline tonight!

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@NewtonMark @WhoIsPM It’s a bit SPESHUL, isn’t it. There has to be a name for that look.

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Mon plan, draft: 0706 train to Sydney; 0900 @drspacejunk; 1000 Deloitte; haircut; lunch; shopping; @5at5daily; nap; 2130 @Lateline; drink.

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@NewtonMark Oh, I’d missed that. I read the Act sitting in a delayed B777 in PER as they loaded more fuel in an attempt to beat curfew.

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@NewtonMark You have arrived during the curfew!

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Maybe I should’ve chosen my SPESHUL avatar for this occasion. pic.twitter.com/VkjvGgjldM

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It looks like @ellinghausen managed to get a remarkable photograph, however. pic.twitter.com/b1veLToeXX

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Monday. You turn on the light, and They scurry away so quickly that you catch only a glance. You sigh. One day. One day. Monday.

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