Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 22nd, 2015

I have a busy day tomorrow, so I’m going away now.

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@NewtonMark He’s lying awake at night thinking of soldiers, but I wouldn’t call it “worrying”.

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@BXGD Wait. Now you’re making sense.

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@BXGD @SnarkyPlatypus Go back to bed and stop ruining everything.

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vealmince This is possibly the best advice I have ever read. twitter.com/figgled/status…

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YahooAnswersTXT What would happen if Katy Perry had the power to turn people to stone?Who would end up in her statue collection and how would they be posed?

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@Gin_ev_ra Yeah, I could see that there was some genuine pleasure in the process from some of the interviewees.

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@MrCsandDs Wait. I have confused two different tractor square dance troupes.

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TheEconomist The map you didn’t even know you wanted: dog poop complaints in New York city econ.st/1JaEP4s pic.twitter.com/BwyUamSrqh

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@MrCsandDs Actually, the Farmall Promenade tractor team is from Ontario.

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@lhjh70 Paragraph five of the story may assist you in your quest.

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@MrCsandDs What on earth are you talking about? I’m mocking the “inner city greens” rhetoric of the Abbott government.

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@OaaSvc Louis XIV has nothing on this lot.

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It’s a fascinating yarn from @miriamgottfried, sure, but we need to kill everyone in it. wsj.com/articles/SB100…

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Yes, Wrapping rooms. A room in a house dedicated to the wrapping of presents.

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@ThomasCMcCabe Oh yes, Carlin’s style of SHOUTING EVERY QUOTED SENTENCE really does grate. He needs a slap.

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For some reason, this 2010 yarn from WaPo on “wrapping rooms” got a heap of tweets this week. wsj.com/articles/SB100… pic.twitter.com/dCfW4uk3kz

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You can hardly move in Surry Hills or Balmain without all this sort of shit going down. youtube.com/watch?v=nnXov7…

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Goddam these inner city green terrorists and all their, um… their tractorstwitter.com/LockTheGate/st…JZ

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@leslienassar Oh OK. Now THAT’S the worst euphemism ever. (Also, I’ll point on the doll.)

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“Thunderbirds Are Go Minecraft Edition | Episode 1 | Eruption” youtube.com/watch?v=d_58hT…

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Oh wut? “Thunderbirds Are Go Minecraft Edition | Thunderbird 3 Launch” youtube.com/watch?v=Joxtad…

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Shame about that asteroid next month, eh.

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Heh. I’ve flushed out some history podcast fabs. Bravo, @humphriesmark @Doc_Bacon @errolwi @simonband @mdseymour79.

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@ericscheid Hard to say. It’s always just the same quad-headed trains with 45 hopper cars full of coal. Is that good for humanity?

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@humphriesmark I suspect I will too. I enjoyed Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History series on WWI, Blueprint for Armageddon. dancarlin.com/hardcore-histo…

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@mdseymour79 Phil also suggested that. That’s, what, a hundred hours down the track, though.

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@elronxenu Well, wine merchant rather than waiter, but yes.

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@shiftkey It certainly sounds like an interesting tale.

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@mdseymour79 Well, with two recommendations, I’ll definitely listen to the first few and see how I go.

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Good God. 179 half-hour episodes.

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Phil also recommended Mike Duncan’s “The History of Rome” podcast. itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/the…

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@Mick_Peel More like Grapes of The Long Lunch, or something.

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@davispg Ah yes, I know the Casillero del Diablo, and it’s certainly an acceptable Chilean Shiraz.

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@rubyblue70 I’d not encountered it before but, yes, rather lovely and reasonably cheap.

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And indeed this particular Carmenère is pretty much as described by Some Page on the Internet. winesofchile.org/chilean-wine/v…

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“This red varietal disappeared from European vineyards in the mid-19th C and reappeared among Chile’s Merlot vines a hundred years later.”

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Carmenèrre is “Chile’s own signature grape,” apparently. winesofchile.org/chilean-wine/v…

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Oh that’s really quite acceptable.

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@R_Chirgwin Yeah that wankery on the front of the bottle is a bit off-putting. Real estate agent grade poetry.

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I just told Phil to give me wine, and I bought what he proffered without looking. Weinvertrauen.

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Right. Before anything else happens, I’m opening a bottle of wine.

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Hah. The Wentworth Falls taxi is off the road with a maintenance issue. So I just took a driver on his first @bunjaree adventure ride.

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leslienassar Minecraft creator vs. Spotify CEO. Omnomnom. twitter.com/notch/status/6…

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WAITING SOMEWHAT LESS PATIENTLY.

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@R_Chirgwin What you do in the privacy of your own Sunday morning is none of my business.

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@GreenJ @RNSundayExtra I look forward to hearing the quotes that were tweeted in context. Sounds like you had a tough time.

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Well this should perk them up over their Weet-bix and marmalade. twitter.com/GreenJ/statuse…

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stukhan Mark Latham “former Prime Minister”. Really @smh? pic.twitter.com/nPuyR4JILW

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@andrewdotnich The latter point is probably true, but I have no idea where you’re going in the first half.

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@zebrasfly @theheraldsun @tminear Well he was the leader of one of our major political parties.

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@Maintenonmadame A couple of years, it is true, but my feeling is that the “edginess” is only weekend colour supplement grade.

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@rasmusvuori @Asher_Wolf There’d been fake data dumps, of course, but the bottom-feeders are really emerging now.

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Phil has sorted me out for the rest of the weekend.

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It’ll do good to have a bit of adrenalin coursing through those ancient veins. Writers Festivals are too tea and scones noice.

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jonkudelka If there isn’t a band called White Heteronormative Penis yet then I am ashamed for the music industry.

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smh Mark Latham brings his bite in a heated appearance at the Melbourne Writers Festival. ow.ly/RdNXB

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GregBarila The mashup of news anchors saying ‘Deez Nuts’ you desperately needed mashable.com/2015/08/21/new… via @mashable

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theheraldsun ’s foul tirade at prominent figures at leaves audiences reeling. @tminear
trib.al/PwLA5DF pic.twitter.com/koxr2w9qMA

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This Ashley Madison stuff is getting crazier and crazier by the day. twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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@michaelneale @JohnBirmingham @Writers_Vic Well that’s a columnist’s life in a nutshell right there.

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@mandymcn This is perhaps more than I was hoping to learn today.

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I don’t think either of us would be embarrassed, just deeply confused. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@chrisrauchle Indeed. Especially if they were of a time that meant they’d lived through significant trauma. Bitter angry old people, alas.

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@PlaneTalking Ah yes, the era of Per Concrete Ad Astra, or something.

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@JakeLynagh @swearyanthony Oh I’m fine, I’m just confused. Or was, b

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@JakeLynagh Sorry, what’s “OP” in this context?

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@JakeLynagh @swearyanthony Also, “the social-left, and Aussie journo cowards”, eh? That’s hilarious. It’s like you’re a little cliché bot.

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@JakeLynagh @swearyanthony Just to be clear, who are you accusing of “calling everyone you disagree with racist and sexist”?

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@JakeLynagh @swearyanthony Here, let me help you with that enormous straw man…

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Indeed, we do tend to medicalise good old-fashioned being an irredeemable arsehole. twitter.com/thiscassgirl/s…

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swearyanthony “we thought he’d be a polite racist and sexist”
twitter.com/MelbWritersFes…

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joshgnosis .@myriamrobin’s first post on the uhh, fiery Mark Latham at crikey.com.au/live/mwf

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It’s like an early summer afternoon here in Western Sydney right now. In winter. pic.twitter.com/FIwEYxonfH

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@EdHightackle @djmer1 Well you wouldn’t want to waste good rice.

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joshgnosis oh no, he’s onto Adam Goodes.

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@djmer1 @EdHightackle Worth trying. I’ve hear of this trick, but I’ve no idea whether it works or not. Move the snake daily?

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msmegwatson “This is how I talk and if you don’t like it, you can fuck off”: Latham to everyone

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DHarrisonAgeSMH Max Gillies: we didn’t come here to listen to abuse, you’re better than that

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@djmer1 Maybe is a social thing. As a group, they decide that THIS is now the target.

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@Drag0nista @marcuskelson I’m not there, but even from this distance it’s clear that something is just… wrong.

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@djmer1 Only the other day I heard how they took a microwave link out by chewing through the transmitter feed cable.

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0DanSmith Here’s the tweet that Latho seems to be quite offended about. twitter.com/DavidParis/sta…

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tminear Latham just dropped a c-bomb. Audience members genuinely reeling. @theheraldsun

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joshgnosis I’m not sure I can tweet what Latham just said. So much defo.

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@djmer1 Yeah, but the little fuckers will just keep eating whatever they take a fancy to.

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I was laughing out loud at the Latham tweets out of , but now I’m just feeling sorry. This is just tragedy now.

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@0x1C @jeamland @mjec “Crystal tweaking to perfection,” apparently. Whatever that means.

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joshgnosis “None of these left feminist activists went to the Press Council to seek action for anything I said that was inaccurate”

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msmegwatson Half the people at Mark Latham’s talk are over 60. The other half are tweeting

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mramclaren Latho describes his work as “research into identity politics”

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tminear Latham: It’s “commercial in confidence” to talk about his Twitter account. Won’t answer when questioned by audience. @theheraldsun

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ScribbleCreativ Latham’s hands are actually shaking. The paper of his notes is rattling.

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I can’t compete with this, but “The 9pm Edict” Public House Forum will be recorded on Sat 12 Sep at the Australian Arms Hotel, Penrith.

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tminear Latham says @GreenJ is an “ABC wanker” and won’t take questions from him until he admits he is a “deviant”. @theheraldsun

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joshgnosis Latham says @GreenJ is a “deviant” and an “ABC wanker”

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Well, it looks like everything is going swimmingly in Melbourne…

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joshgnosis “A penis is the thing growing on your shoulders. You should apologise for this slur” Latham says re @GreenJ retweet.

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joshgnosis “What is a heteronormative penis” This is gold.

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joshgnosis Latham is now complaining about @GreenJ’s retweets.Calls him a wanker.

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joshgnosis Latham is asked whether @RealMarkLatham is him. Latham says he is going to spill his guts.

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The thing is, @jeamland @mjec, does any of this stuff, good as it is, come in paleo? coconut-audio.com/vibradomeblues…

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@tobin Indeed. I should’ve gotten some quote marks into that headline, ‘cos I don’t fully subscribe to the theory.

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NSWRFS Mona Vale Rd closed @ Terrey Hills for approx 2 hrs due to thick hazard reduction smoke. pic.twitter.com/ydVIwtBRDz

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Of course, @jeamland. Why do you think my computer costs so much? This stuff is must-have for professional audio. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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“If you fear the cloud, you’re behind the times”, say a bunch of people I spoke to. zdnet.com/article/if-you…

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For some reason, a cloud security thing I wrote a fortnight ago is still being tweeted, so I’ll re-pimp that too…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia this Friday: “Internet of Things, you have even worse security problems” zdnet.com/article/intern… (2/2)

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Me at @zdnetaustralia last Friday: “Android, you have serious security problems” zdnet.com/article/androi… (1/2)

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@elronxenu @rgibli Oh, that’s a whole ‘nuther kettle of worms.

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Hah. “Faith-Based Intellectual Property”. I see what you mean @rgibli! papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf… pic.twitter.com/tP4KebfktI

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@michaelneale @SnarkyPlatypus Sadly, the place I used to use for that sort of thing evaporated ages ago.

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@michaelneale @SnarkyPlatypus There’s probably a nice feature story in visiting a few of those chop shops. Who’s the market now?

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@rgibli @Rob_Stott @ben_hr @joshgnosis Ta. I’ve no idea whether I’ll get time to read that before Monday. My production schedule… aargh!

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Arriving at the Australian Arms Hotel, Penrith. pic.twitter.com/BJbB0BCSkg

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@SnarkyPlatypus It is a bit too bright. People seem subdued. But it is, as always, a pleasant enough place.

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@joshgnosis Oh yes, and the government is doing nothing to assist copyright holders, apparently.

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@joshgnosis @Rob_Stott @ben_hr I’m thinking of pitching a response to Williams, written as a parody of his comments.

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@Rob_Stott @ben_hr @joshgnosis This is true. I’m not sure whether that makes me feel better or worse about it all.

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@AshKyd I heard once that Obama had said it’s legal to print your own money now.

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I’m not the least bit surprised that Kim Williams is one of those twats who imagines he can hear that “LPs” sound better.

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I’m glad @joshgnosis has written up the hilarious “Kim Williams and his battle against ‘digital theft’” crikey.com.au/live/mwf/

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@darrenyatesau @ZDNet Ain’t it going to be a GLORIOUS CUSTARD DUCK.

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kevinmitnick Can’t make this stuff up - email from last night. LOL pic.twitter.com/CA8ZNgqOti

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm I’m not “outraged”, I’m just saying it’s wrong. You seemed determined to discount my views.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm Ah, the old “other places log needlessly, so this is ok” fallacy. :)

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm You don’t see problems. I do, which I’ve described. [Shrugs.] So there we go.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm Is there some association or affiliation you’re not disclosing? This is apologist language.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm That’s ass-backwards privacy work. If data isn’t used, don’t collect it in the first place.

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@Steve_Lockstep Apart from the endless sanctimonious bullshit, that is. ;)

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@efa_oz Yep, it’s going to be a complete custard duck.

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Some will be disappointed to discover that this story is not “One Direction is fired into the Sun’… twitter.com/KerrieDoughert…

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@Flying_Beetroot @TurnbullMalcolm And to stress again, I do not agree with @PlaneTalking’s “failed on all fronts”. Just noting flaws.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm … and I’d like to think that we can create better public services than “Meh, good enough.”

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm That sounds depressingly like “Well I’m fine, so everyone else should just cope” …

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm The ticketing has to serve everyone, not just a “significant proportion”.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm Bear in mind that 1 in 20 is functionally illiterate, even greater figure in low-income.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm Sure, people who “just” commute will learn that journey. But that’s all.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm Example: transfer pricing depends on tap-off time, not displayed or recorded in statements.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm It’s that complexity makes it difficult to predict what a fare will be or know it’s correct.

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@Flying_Beetroot @PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm I don’t agree with “failed on all fronts, but knowing what your balance is isn’t my issue.

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joshgnosis I wrote up Kim Williams railing against “digital theft” at for the Crikey live blog crikey.com.au/live/mwf/ pic.twitter.com/4jF1Lfnvn9

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@sehnaoui @washingtonpost Indeed, this is rather “good”, I’d have thought. Lots of pixels here. heraldnet.com/apps/pbcsi.dll…

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sehnaoui Thank you @washingtonpost for posting the @TSA’s master keys :)
- All lockpickers

heraldnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/… pic.twitter.com/4Ljrv4IGiN

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“Please, think of the poor satirists before you shaft the PM”, writes @JohnBirmingham smh.com.au/comment/please…

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“Donald Trump Just Stopped Being Funny”, writes @mtaibbi rollingstone.com/politics/news/…

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@jperlow Ah, I love me a good polemical. :) Nice work.

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Sat plan: Chores, physical and virtual (in progress); errands and lunch, Penrith; initial scripting for “The 9pm Edict”, to be recorded Sun.

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@jperlow I’m cool with it, though. Not my masthead, not my decision.

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@jperlow I was going for the Maoist vibe, yes. A bit of hyperbole to spark up people’s dull days. Sadly, though..pic.twitter.com/ZQxaR35liTiT Meh.

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@19bk69 @R_Chirgwin The poor possum, yes. Of COURSE I realise how loaded the term is. IT’S CALLED ‘HYPERBOLE’ YOU MORONS.

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The source for that claim is @motherboard’s email interview with Impact Team, the supposed Ashley Madison hackers. motherboard.vice.com/read/ashley-ma…

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity (And, of course, a deep and burning belief that more employers should be told to go fuck themselves.)

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity Yes. My issue is with the proportionality, especially given unverified emails and social/psychological impact.

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I’d written “Why big data evangelists should be sent to re-education camps”, but something something sensibilities something softcocks.

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Me from Sep 2014: “Why big data evangelists need to be reprogrammed” (not my original headline) zdnet.com/article/why-bi…

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity And in a time when employers are happy to intrude into “personal” time, it seems remarkably petty.

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity Sure. But there’s a big difference between reasonable suspicion and a fishing expedition in unreliable data.

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@PlaneTalking @TurnbullMalcolm It’s all part of the big-data fetish that I railed against last year. Dangerous. zdnet.com/article/why-bi…

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity That’s like rummaging through their home kitchen cupboards to see if they nicked some coffee from office supplies.

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@Emmblah @SwiftOnSecurity Wow. Talk about approaching a workplace management failure from totally the wrong end.

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@snehaldasari I know you’re not. Sigh. I’ll put another coffee on, and soon all will be perfect in the world.

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@snehaldasari Indeed. And yet “And this surprises you?” is such a common retort. (The most common?) It shits me to tears. YMMV.

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@TurnbullMalcolm Oh please dear God no. Opal users are already confused about what they’re charged and why. Simpler, please.

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@snehaldasari Why do people assume that when someone points to something, or is angered by it, that they are “surprised”?

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Seriously, arseholes, if it’s not directly related to anything in the hiring criteria, it’s none of your goddam business. @SwiftOnSecurity

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Responses to @SwiftOnSecurity are worrying. People imagine there’s a work-related reason to pry into private lives? twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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On a related note, “The Ashley Madison hack, and the value of averting your eyes”, writes @kashhill fusion.net/story/185749/t…

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“Just because it’s public doesn’t mean it’s your business,” writes @glichfield on Ashley Madison. Well said. qz.com/483095/workpla…

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GonzoHacker Instead of “How come?” you should say “What is the because of that?”

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“How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past”, writes @maggie_reardon cnet.com/uk/news/how-bl…

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@paulwallbank Excellent work. Please add this to your KloutKredSMEGScore.

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Uber says it’ll reach $10.8B in bookings in 2015, but no mention of profits yet. reuters.com/article/2015/0… HT @paulwallbank, tech futurist.

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Sat plan, draft: Chores, physical and virtual; errands and lunch, Penrith; scripting for “The 9pm Edict”, to be recorded Sun. A full day.

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@jeamland This is a sensible and important goal.

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@zackwhittaker Mind you, it’s not specifically an Apple thing. Standard procedure for global companies to just assert how the rules are.

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@zackwhittaker It’s not the first time Apple would have run up against AU consumer law. “90-day warranty”? No, Apple, two years.

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So, @zackwhittaker, Apple’s processes fail to confirm to AU’s Spam Act 2003, which allows five working days. twitter.com/zackwhittaker/…

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shutupmikeginn I posted the word MOIST in Comic Sans all around the graphic design school next door pic.twitter.com/pqWv1MIcGO

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@jeamland Yes, I’m fairly sure that’s the right way to do it too. Was you world enriched by the experience?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia this week: “Internet of Things, you have even worse security problems” zdnet.com/article/intern… (2/2)

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Me at @zdnetaustralia last week: “Android, you have serious security problems” zdnet.com/article/androi… (1/2)

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Gosh. Friday’s column at @zdnetaustralia seems to have struck a chord overnight. I shall now attempt to re-pimp it.

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Saturday. So that’s it, is it? The end result of 4.5 billion years of evolution? You disgust me. You disgust us all. Saturday.

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