Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 14th, 2015

@noreasonspec @zdnetaustralia No, I don’t really watch much TV. What’s on?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Android, you have serious security problems” zdnet.com/article/androi…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Facebook says user privacy is ‘extremely important’, but no” zdnet.com/article/facebo…

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NihilistPM Life is devoid of meaning, so why not put your hand in the machine? You may finally feel something. pic.twitter.com/tTW34LnWNy

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pdacosta So that’s why U.S. corporations fought so hard against a new rule forcing pay-gap disclosures bloom.bg/1EoBtXk pic.twitter.com/lIgSmQSEjw

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“It’s every man for himself on Tony Abbott’s sinking governmental ship”, writes @PhillipCoorey afr.com/opinion/column…

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@phbarratt @_midofo_ Indeed. And the response isn’t “That sounds terrible, we’ll investigate,” but fuzzy denial before investigation.

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@CosmicRami Oh. That’s Gnaomi. She was an important part of the program.

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@CosmicRami Right. Well, you’ll also have to cope with the fact that it’s all in glorious 320 x 240.

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@CosmicRami Those recordings are just the core program, tho. There was stuff that happened live before and after that wasn’t recorded.

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@CosmicRami Heh. Well, until then, the final few episodes are still on Ustream. ustream.tv/channel/stilgh…

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@NewtonMark @jon_lawrence @mpesce That’s true. This will never work without a twibbon.

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@CosmicRami Well, I had the audience nominate Cnuts for the shortlist, and then we had live voting during the program.

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An ex-FBI trainer told us that liars tend to give over-elaborate answers. So, both incorrect and misleading, eh? twitter.com/jeanburgess/st…

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@CosmicRami It’s a little further down the list, but some sort of video program is an eventual aim.

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@CosmicRami Back when “Stilgherrian Live” was a video program, one segment was Cnut of the Week. pic.twitter.com/9N2AfIa14M

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ESA_Rosetta : This is spectacular a few hours before ! Full story & more images: esa.int/Our_Activities… pic.twitter.com/OW5Fe9VTqB

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Anyone at @MSAU who hasn’t banned me? How about you guys cover Cook Islanders’ data fees for these updates? twitter.com/efa_oz/status/…

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@monsieurarion I know enough about clothes to know that I shouldn’t wear horizontal stripes.

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Clarke and Dawe, “Understanding Grexit” youtube.com/watch?v=8Ue9ek…

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KKeneally Greg Sheridan yesterday. A single flame burning in the darkness. pic.twitter.com/zPzAlls8tw

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@0x1C I love it when you talk dirty.

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Executing the final stage of the day’s plan. With a chicken.

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@NewtonMark Isn’t that just a custard duck of Dunning-Kruger!

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@monsieurarion Ah, I see what you mean. Thanks, though I wasn’t fishing for compliments. I just don’t venture beyond basics.

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@mumbletwits And not helped by them having essentially the same production style.

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@mumbletwits I’m a latecomer to the wonder that is Rear Vision. Some excellent episodes in there.

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@piecritic I might want to. If the mood should strike. WHY ARE YOU DESTROYING LIBERTY?

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@mumbletwits Is it pedantic to point out it’s Rear Vision, not background Briefing?

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Early-onset dementia is such a tragedy. twitter.com/mpesce/status/…

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@monsieurarion Please don’t ever watch any of my TV appearances. (I dress myself.)

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The US National Reconnaissance Office is declassifying the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) docs. Here’s a start. nro.gov/foia/declass/M…

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@jon_lawrence @reselsnark @mpesce Thank you. I spent way too long making that video. Especially doing the 2-camera edit in iMovie.

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@reselsnark @mpesce @jon_lawrence Tru4e. Though that said, the body text had ample budget detail.

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@jon_lawrence @mpesce If you go to pozible.com/edict2, you should see that there’s a play button on the hero image.

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“You’re invited to our nefarious party fundraiser. Dress code: raccoon.” Thank you, @firstdogonmoon theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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5at5 number 213: Unmanned combat aircraft, security robots, Orson Welles, the Treaty of Sèvres, a trip to Antarctica. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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boyofparadise Target just simply does not give a single fuck LMAOOOOO 😂😩 pic.twitter.com/0iUCOcHU5Q

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@jturner_ibrs @arstechnica Damn, I’d forgotten about that piece from last week. I should have gone in even harder then.

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@michaelneale Nah. You might get them cut in a couple of places from grenade fragments, but it’d be more like a few rods being blown around.

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gattaca Just watched a lady berate her husband. “Only you could be so stupid as to book us into a hotel full of hackers!”

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A single hand grenade could sort out this entire problem area. twitter.com/CNETAustralia/…

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dr_nic “Stu, I need a good pun to help inspire some vague fear of Muslims.”
“Well Jeez mate - how about Lionel Ritchie?” pic.twitter.com/U74BSkycBC

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Android, you have serious security problems” zdnet.com/article/androi…

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The taxi has to wait for two, maybe three cars at an intersection in Leura. “This place is going mad today,” says the driver. Yes, mad!

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Being outrun by the train I’d hoped to have caught. instagram.com/p/6WgcgrCFt7/

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@jplonie @yinettesys I have no idea anyway. I haven’t read the books or seen the films.

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glengyron There never was a Lizard.

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NihilistPM School children tour Parliament. We lie to them, “Even you could be Prime Minister!” The hellscape will be governed by bloodthirsty robots.

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NihilistPM A new freeway might get you home faster, but why? To feed and clothe and bathe your decrepit elders and needy children? Traffic is freedom.

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“Court dismisses Dallas Buyers Club’s letters to infringers”, writes @thelaughingsub zdnet.com/article/court-…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. Yeah, I know I did one yesterday, but I’ve one another one today.

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thinkprogress Student loses Facebook internship after highlighting dangers of location tool thkpr.gs/3691372

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thedailybeast Florida couple claims the Old Testament says it’s OK to keep a teen sex slave for five years thebea.st/1IOPhwd

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So, did Abbott say that a national security announceable per week hadn’t been requested, or just that the Natsec Committee didn’t do so?

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Yeah, I was wondering whether Senator Lambie’s son had consented to his health issues being made public. twitter.com/Tim_Beshara/st…

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deathfortress Super Death Fortress is now on iPad too! It’s cathartic to destroy pixels!
appsto.re/au/GyLl6.i pic.twitter.com/GPaevIIhyP

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Currently playing: TCTS’ “For Life” youtube.com/watch?v=mptuZO…

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deptofaustralia This is the greatest photo that has ever been published. twitter.com/mpbowers/statu…

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NihilistPM Whether you take a domestic flight or a private helicopter, you’re still just meat in a can. Eventually the machine, or your body, will fail

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Fri plan, replanned: Write for @zdnetaustralia; bookkeeping, automation thereof; lunch and errands, Katoomba; @5at5daily; plan podcasts.

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rohan_p Early take: Stunning blow for Dallas Buyers Club in copyright case computerworld.com.au/article/581935…

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@scott_thewspot @dangoodin001 Which brings me to the matter of the refrigerators…

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Rearranging my day.

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MsLods The final orders in will be available here: comcourts.gov.au/file/FEDERAL/P…

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joshgnosis Perram said that Dallas Buyers Club would have no obligation to meet the letter requirements, and with no presence here, no enforcement.

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rohan_p Phrase “dramatic twist” will be used

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rohan_p Reading judgement now. Provisional headline: ‘Stunning blow for Dallas Buyers Club in copyright case’

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joshgnosis Woah. Perram will not release details of alleged pirates to Dallas Buyers Club unless the company pays a bond of $600,000.

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@oberonsghost @SnarkyPlatypus Does this relate to the dark alley pissoir thing?

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rohan_p over four rounds of submissions became clear that 2 of 4 amounts DBC wanted to claim couldn’t be claimed

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If what @rohan_p thinks just happened is true, and he is not prone to insanity, well…

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rhysam Beware the gays. They could be anywhere. Even in your own family. twitter.com/kieran_gilbert…

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@oberonsghost We could call it “Cyberpissoir”.

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rohan_p Whoah. Big twist in Judge appears to have dismissed whole thing. Just waiting for copy of judgement.

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@oberonsghost “It’s like Uber, but for taking a piss.”

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@dawnstarau @girlgerms Yep, that’s been the theme of some previous rants. Well, “goto fail” may have triggered some action.

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@ha_aright @SwiftOnSecurity It’s certainly a very tipworthy object, yes.

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@dawnstarau @girlgerms I think you’ve just provided extra fuel to a rant. ;)

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@dobes I may well implement it, perhaps as part of a campaign fortnight or something.

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@Pozible Yep, PayPal is in. For the rest, sounds like there’s a few days to go before I have final figures. I must learn to be patient. :)

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@Pozible @SnarkyPlatypus Ta. I was across the process. My campaign ended 2100 AEST Thursday last week, so should I expect a statement today?

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@dobes I’d been thinking of setting up such filter rules, ones which also sent a bounce message. “Sorry, you said ‘magic quadrant’…”

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@scott_thewspot @dangoodin001 One big problem here is that the hardware updated fast, so older phones are screwed.

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@dobes @dannolan Get a couple for the nation’s Arms. The roo and emu thing is a bit tired, and they’re just backpacker food now.

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@scott_thewspot @dangoodin001 All true. So, it took Microsoft… what? Four years to turn everything around?

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@OaaSvc @latingle Yeah, I mean, we “knew” that the national security flag-waving was a political stunt, but to see it expressed like that.

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WaPoSean .@JebBush has now mentioned the “Wikipedia leaks” twice in his remarks.

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@ApostrophePong All the images should still have timestamps. I can add location data later, since all but one was taken from the train.

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@scott_thewspot @dangoodin001 Exactly that, yes. Except with so many players, especially the telcos, can such a thing happen?

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@ApostrophePong Ah yes, excellent idea. Seasonal and by time of day, too, perhaps.

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@ApostrophePong So far I’ve thought of making a few huge prints (20?) of a mosaic of the images. Maybe a book.

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@ApostrophePong Oh wait. Silly me. I have all my Instagram piped into Flickr using @IFTTT anyway.

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@ApostrophePong No, I used various phones over the last few years, and didn’t always get them onto the laptop. But they’re all in Instagram.

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@ApostrophePong At least 110. I haven’t finished retrieving all my photos from various broken devices.

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@ApostrophePong Which reminds me, I still have to decide what to do with all my “Crossing the Nepean” images.

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@ApostrophePong Hah! I saw this tweet before I saw it was you, and thought, “I must tell @ApostrophePong about this.”

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“The Guardian debuts Grid, an open-source image management system”, and it’s on GitHub. niemanlab.org/2015/08/the-gu…

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“Meet The Scary Little Security Robot That’s Patrolling Silicon Valley” fastcoexist.com/3049708/meet-t… pic.twitter.com/TrJl1SQ0Kt

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NihilistPM Consciousness is fleeting, and a conscience is meaningless. Vote for a swift, merciful end to this futile existence.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I presume @Pozible will try one last time to charge the card today. They close the books seven days after the campaign ends.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Only one of the two has been sorted. But really, $100 out of $7235 is only 1.4% shrinkage. That’s not bad at all.

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Oh yes, if you have yet to read @latingle’s comprehensive roasting of the Rabbit government, well, fix that. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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Fri plan, supplemental: I’m expecting to confirm the final budget for “The 9pm Urgent Hardware Refresh” @Pozible shopping list today.

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Fri plan: Bookkeeping, and some automation thereof; errands and lunch, Katoomba; plan “The 9pm Edict” special episodes; @5at5daily; wine.

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It is difficult to find three more perfect words in combination. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@19bk69 @SnarkyPlatypus Yes, and you weren’t planning on reproducing or otherwise using your genetic material, right?

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@SnarkyPlatypus I had a fantastic dinner there courtesy of the lovely @bigmac. I do hope to return some day.

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“The Internet Is Freaking Out About Hillary Clinton’s Twitter Grammar”, because the internet is made of arsehats. blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus But yes, as I said the other day, I’m 95% likely to move to iPhone on the next hardware update. But also for OmniFocus.

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“Android security on the ropes with one-two punch from researchers”, writes @dangoodin001, bringing happiness to all. arstechnica.com/security/2015/…

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@NewtonMark Are we talking corgis or poodles here?

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@BXGD Shoosh, you, I’m busy being a hypocrite.

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Yes, this IS a massive batch of security fixes from Apple for OS X. What else is there that they don’t talk about? twitter.com/steveriggins/s…

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jeamland This is weaponised Rule 34, @glengyron. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Just one really big one should probably work.

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@kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus There’s a lot of it going around today. I’m pondering a nap before getting into more work.

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@bencubby No-one… No-one’s ever called me that before. That’s so sweet.

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Improving things by setting fire to them.

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@thegrenville BACKWARDS WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS TREATMENT.

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“Iraqi Army Running Desperately Short of Deserters” duffelblog.com/2015/06/iraqi-…

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@thegrenville You want me to count all the goddam way to 17?

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NihilistPM You claim to run for fun, but onlookers know it is because of cowardice. You cannot outrun the cold, black void consuming us all.

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NihilistPM The parasite has crossed the blood-brain barrier and soon you will not understand what people are sayrisite plebiscite parasite plebiscite.

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I’m sure that LinkedIn has its uses, but every time I try to do something productive there I end up in a pit of existential despair.

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Awaiting @richardaedy’s imminent defamation action. Cheers, @LinkedIn. pic.twitter.com/7dIL1ddhJ4

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“Ted Cruz’s Dad: Americans ‘Under Bondage’ Because They Cannot Buy Incandescent Lightbulbs” liberalamerica.org/2015/08/13/ted… OH THE HUMANITY.

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“You’re A Bird! Do You Have What It Takes To Survive In The Wild?” clickhole.com/clickventure/y…

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The latest @RadioNational Rear Vision “Passing referendums in Australia” is rather good. abc.net.au/radionational/… pic.twitter.com/wR3OWKEsPl

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Yes, this is one of the more damning phrases from @latingle’s savaging of the Rabbit. afr.com/news/politics/… twitter.com/ourmancanberra…

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mmasnick So Verizon owns HuffPo/Techcrunch/Engadget. Comcast has a huge stake in Vox/Verge/Recode. Yay “independent” media?

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s8mb Incredible! Taylor Swift Perfectly Shut Down This Hater By Slowly And Calculatedly Destroying His Life clickhole.com/article/incred…

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“Rough day? Time to visit the Rage Room, where destruction is encouraged” theguardian.com/travel/2015/au… It’s in Toronto, but we need one here.

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“Iranian hackers broke into what they thought was a Chevron gas pump — but it was a honeypot”, writes@kashhilllfusion.net/story/181527/s…V

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@JohnBirmingham @John_Hanna Yeah, what is Zuckerberg’s shirt size, anyway?

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@John_Hanna @JohnBirmingham “The core problem is that the very idea of Facebook privacy is a contradiction,” I wrote in 2010. Circles.

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@JohnBirmingham @John_Hanna We could make even more money by selling drugs to children, of course.

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@JohnBirmingham @John_Hanna I don’t have a publisher to pressure me, but yeah, I know I’m not generating as much revenue as I could. Sigh.

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I don’t know why this scenario would trouble @jeamland. This is my life purpose. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Facebook says user privacy is ‘extremely important’, but no” zdnet.com/article/facebo…

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Clearly, as my last two RTs indicate, @TheFix should work with @MarsCuriosity to deliver HOGS ON MARS.

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TheFix Reason #5 I love the Iowa State Fair: The hogs. wpo.st/SxgU0 pic.twitter.com/3R7Ldjytb5

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MarsCuriosity Take a look around Mars. Here’s where I’m working right now. Latest photos at bit.ly/rawcuriosity pic.twitter.com/bPhrWP8Sqb

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“New media adventures in Oz”, a fascinating summary report from @RNmediareport abc.net.au/radionational/…

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“The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media”, reports @NiemanLab niemanlab.org/2015/08/the-ne…

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Fri plan, draft: Bookkeeping, and some automation thereof; errands and lunch, Katoomba; plan “The 9pm Edict” special episodes; @5at5daily.

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Friday. What colour underpants are you wearing today? Really? Oh. You have chosen poorly. Friday.

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