Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 23rd, 2015

johnb78 No, it would clearly be in breach of Asimov’s laws pic.twitter.com/uQgctDdxYL

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@NewtonMark I can’t watch that now. Just a few seconds of those people and I don’t want to be in the same room as them.

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@NewtonMark Who are these people, and why are they so punchable?

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SIGTIM What if 42 wasn’t the answer, but was just the errno the machine returned when it gave up?

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Entrammed, for the fourth time.

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Oh, is THAT what they look like inside… twitter.com/michaelneale/s…

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@tjbyte Not a bad strategy, but now that I’m here I have to turn it into a revenue item of some sort.

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@tjbyte Yeah, I’m trying to figure out how to stir it up a bit more.

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I am being trolled by @edhusicMP something chronic.

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Audience member asks if he can ask another Q of the union guy. @edhusicMP: “They’re used to questions, they’ve got a Royal Commission.”

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What tweets I do from this event are being hashtagged for Labor for Innovation. I’m more listening and taking notes than tweeting.

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After @ALeighMP introduces the ALP view (standard stuff), the very first audience question is about Uber regulatory situation in NSW.

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Equinox in exactly one hour, at 1821 AEST.

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One minute until Equinox.

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@R_Chirgwin And such things have happened several times before.

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@R_Chirgwin I think you misunderstand the situation. I was on a tram.

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Bother. I misremembered which venue I’m going to. I should have gotten off at Wynyard. Oh well.

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@acaderama @SnarkyPlatypus Well, I have instructions from my illustrious and ever-wise editor, so we’ll see how it goes.

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@erkpod Um, did I just board your train on 17, approaching Town Hall now? Or are you a loop ahead?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yep. As you’ll see, this is an ALP event. But with all the usual Startupland people.

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@jryderau It’s exactly that. It’s fascinating to watch. He’s always trying for precision and can’t stand getting a turn of phrase wrong.

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@expectproblems Oh, that side. Well, I was once shown how to operate a 40mm Bofors gun…

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@jpwarren @SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia As an aside, Herbie Flowers is a cool guy, and I should track the old fucker down for a drink.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Tonight will be interesting, I hope, given who’s on the panel, including a shadow minister who’s actually an economist.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yep, running random errands on the basis of lowest price, availability, and being acceptable to middle-class white folk.

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@jryderau I don’t think “blather” is the right word. I dunno what is. I’ve listened to him a lot. He’s thinking, somehow.

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@expectproblems I’ll remember to throw a Molotov cocktail next time.

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@jpwarren @SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia That bass riff that defines Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side”? Herbie Flowers got £20 for it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia Having a job that last 10 mins sounds more cool if you call it a gig.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia This is how Those People are talking about things like working for TaskRabbit, Airtasker, UberX, etc.

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Entrammed, for the third time.

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@jryderau As I hope comes through, despite my dialed-up-to-11 caricature of myself, I see all these things in many shades of grey.

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Tonight I am covering “The Future of Work in a ‘Gig Economy’” for @zdnetaustralia eventbrite.com/e/the-future-o…

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This tweet verbals me right up the wazoo. I did not say this. (I do however use that word to describe some others.) twitter.com/jryderau/statu…

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crikey_news Today’s @deptofaustralia. Quoting philosophers, being fancy. pic.twitter.com/sQ45KOPkCP

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humphriesmark Someone let me know when we’ve decided how we feel about Peta Credlin.

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It’s interesting to see how many of those re-captioned New Yorker cartoons are circulating without credit or context.

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Right. I guess I’d better put some pants on, because @edhusicMP is MCing this evening’s event.

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The great thing about @5at5daily is that I get lots of out-of-office messages that make it easier to do a social-engineering attack on orgs.

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akent HAHA all the buses are fucked but here, have a Christmas Tree. smh.com.au/nsw/wynyard-lo…

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SimonThomsen Come work with @alluremedia - we’re looking for an admin assistant alluremedia.com.au/jobs/job/admin…

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… we’d fail at grammar and parallel constructionktwitter.com/davidschneider…NU

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5at5 number 227: Area 51 filmed, F-35 praised (compulsorily), cartoons captioned, Earth damaged, and reality checked. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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Yeah, just as I thought. “Transformation” peaked more than a decade ago. @psimpsonmorgan books.google.com/ngrams/graph?n… pic.twitter.com/LGA0LUQgku

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Really? I’d have thought “transformation” was the new buzzword a decade or so ago. twitter.com/psimpsonmorgan…

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@drearyclocks @Davidramli WHY ARE YOU TELLING PEOPLE ABOUT THE MOON HOLOGRAM.

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US Air Force is requiring airmen to say nice things about the F-35. Document leaked to @warisboring. warisboring.com/articles/u-s-a…

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drearyclocks Incredible take. pic.twitter.com/WoPHqCGcOo

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Multiband Compressor, do your stuff! instagram.com/p/79jx_CiFit/

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@chrisrauchle It gets to the point where it’s quicker to use a familiar tool that’s slightly inefficient than spend ages trying new tools.

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@chrisrauchle That looks good for small numbers of slides, but yeah this is a 1-hour lecture with a lot of material. iMovie it is. Thanks.

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@chrisrauchle (Next time I’m use Keynote’s ability to record the whole thing as I’m doing it. I didn’t have time to set that up this time.)

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@chrisrauchle Sure, though the question is about synchronising the slides with what I’m saying (not music). That edit happens in… where?

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Meanwhile, if what is alleged is true, @nswpolice found some 14yo future leaders* of society* at Dural. Sad. police.nsw.gov.au/news/media_rel…

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I don’t know how @jturner_ibrs is going to make a whole presentation out of “Look, this is basically your fault.” twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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monicaheisey REAL, NON-JOKE REQUEST: are you a teen who is constantly tweeting “fuck me daddy” at the pope? get in touch: monica.heisey@vice.com

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GreenJ huge if true. twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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@RealNickHodge What do you THINK I’ve been imagining for the last half-hour?

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That tweet was meant to start “Or” not “Oh”, @NewtonMark, but whatever. It’s taken on a life of its own now.

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I should probably prevented from thinking of things.

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Oh you can just lock yourself in a canvas mail sack with Mark Latham. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@Steve_Lockstep “All over” and “see all over the place”, not as in “complete”.

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@Steve_Lockstep The domain doesn’t appear to be hacked. The return path and envelope address is from an unrelated .com domain.

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@Steve_Lockstep Yep, it’s all over. Part of a big spike of phishing attacks on .au health-related domains this week.

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Note to @glengyron and @RealNickHodge: Soapyland and Sopuland are not the same thing.

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@glengyron Oh, I don’t know. After my last podcast episode, I’ve an open mind on the subject.

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Note to self, a pitch for a new theme park: Soapyworld.

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Note to self, a potential paper title: “Coming out of the Sty: How David Cameron raised the profile of MSP communities”

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I’d been thinking I’d edit and sweeten the audio in Reaper, then just place images in iMove, assuming it’ll export cleanly.

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Hey LazyTwitter, most efficient way to sync a Keynote preso with separate audio file to make a movie? iMovie, add images? On Keynote? Or…?

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TrainLinkSouth Customer numbers spiked at Picton this morning. Although in front of the yellow line, this customer left unharmed. pic.twitter.com/uXMcQXY7gH

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Well here we go then. Big {Pig’s “Breakaway”, from the album “Bonk”. youtube.com/watch?v=gBCcna…

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TurnbullMalcolm This story is not true. Tax reform is at the centre of our efforts to create a more productive, innovative economy smh.com.au/business/the-e…

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@RealNickHodge I think I saw them on Hindley St somewhere. Hard to say for sure. That decade is a bit blurry.

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BlogsofWar I’m suspending my self-imposed F-bomb restriction until you people straighten up.

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NewtonMark First Facebook Prime Minister. Kevin doesn’t count, we don’t like him anymore.

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@Aitch_El I think I do too, in storage somewhere.

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Or Big Pig, if anyone remembers them.

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Is this Cameron’s favourite band, Sow Division? twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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ShadowTodd I wonder what it was like to live in a village with only one idiot.

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The Internet of Things will give each F/A-18 over Syria a star rating so it can bid for fuel to engage afterburners. twitter.com/purserj/status…

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Turnbull’s plan is presumably to replace the Australian Taxation Office with an app-based startup called Taxly.

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JohnDaley_ Some facts on Australian taxes (5): our tax and transfer system is unusually progressive pic.twitter.com/O8Pludxqe7

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JohnDaley_ Some facts on the level of Australian taxes (4): an unusually high share of income goes to top income earners pic.twitter.com/ckX7xWmTFK

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JohnDaley_ Some facts on the level of Australian taxes (3): Australian taxes on income are not particularly high pic.twitter.com/xFCNANIycu

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JohnDaley_ Some facts on the level of Australian taxes (2): The top rate of marginal tax is not particularly high pic.twitter.com/TAbCKylQZv

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JohnDaley_ Some facts on the level of Australian taxes (1): Australian government is relatively small pic.twitter.com/hd4MPTdlfO

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“Malcolm Turnbull junks tax white paper in major ‘reset’”, writes @HawthorneMark smh.com.au/business/malco…

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wellerstein Google auto-suggest, when you’re right, you’re right. pic.twitter.com/fjrQXN05xS

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Adding another SEKRIT project to the Master Plan.

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So, I’ve just recorded a spot for ABC @RNmediareport, which will be on… not tomorrow, but next Thursday.

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“Great value,” according to Australia Post instagram.com/p/79AvNsiFhp/

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@P_B_Wee @AbstractCode This is that new thing they do in soccer, yeah?

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Well, @AbstractCode, I’ve never heard of a “Goal Rim” before, but now I’m thinking about it in various ways. twitter.com/AbstractCode/s…

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dontcallmejnr Haha love it pic.twitter.com/mOfnDaZOiM

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leslienassar Step 15: Build
Step 16: Ship

JFC.

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leslienassar “We need a diagram that gives us the maximum billable hours for ‘user experience’.”

“Buddy, I have just the thing.”

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samkalidi This guy has a Sikh sense of humor. pic.twitter.com/gILkqv2cXL

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New blog post: “Random notes on crowdfunding The 9pm Edict podcast” stilgherrian.com/edict/00050a/ pic.twitter.com/7AbwTfUgm9

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Sci_Phile The incredible pressure waves from absurd speakers i.imgur.com/GuVHS9D.gifv pic.twitter.com/GQalkddHsp

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“BlaBlaCar Raises $200 Million At $1.6 Billion Valuation”, writes @chen_liyan forbes.com/sites/liyanche…

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nycjim Hedge fund guy who’s hated by everyone says he’ll reduce $750 price of AIDS drug. mashable.com/2015/09/22/hed… pic.twitter.com/R8Iq5YTrwi

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Re-plug, ‘cos it’s a good report: “Turnbull focuses on innovation amid warnings not to waste money” by @will_ock abc.net.au/worldtoday/con…

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“The Unicorn Bubble (Or, Why You Shouldn’t Want to be the Next Uber)”, writes @umairh medium.com/bad-words/the-…

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“Angels in Paradise: The Development of the U-2 at Area 51”, a @CIA film circa-1960 for workers’ families. youtube.com/watch?v=nQnBJr…

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“Good luck to Jamie Briggs, new minister for cities. He’s likely to need it”, writes @liamvhogan theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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A: “My robot has no head.” B: “So how does…?” I’ll just get my coat, shall Itwitter.com/SmartPlanet/st…t1

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“A New Caption That Works for Every New Yorker Cartoon” Well trolled, @frank_chimero theatlantic.com/notes/2015/09/… pic.twitter.com/y4m9hjMPDl

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Wed plan: Bloggery; admin; 1100 ABC Ultimo; pho; audio prod; chores; 1821 Equinox; 1830 Labor for Innovation panel eventbrite.com/e/the-future-o…

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britainelects On getting rid of Britain’s nuclear weapons system:
Support - 24%
Oppose - 62%
(via YouGov / 17 - 18 Sep)

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Margarita890 I find this way too funny pic.twitter.com/Bnru4hOZil

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oberonsghost Are we still making pig jokes?

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IainDale Apart from the fact they won a majority at the election. Oh dear @timfarron. twitter.com/SkyNews/status…

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MarkDiStef day 3! pic.twitter.com/hlGKIZGqVb

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As opposed to the pig, which was stabbed in the face by one? twitter.com/DailyMirror/st…

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@troyhunt :) It’s a compulsory joke, that one. At least when you’re as lame as me.

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“… and it’s worth every penny.” [Ducks.twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…Uo

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So many feels are being expressed in this story about Mike Baird’s “online presence”. dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/mike-…

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@juhasaarinen @expectproblems Why on earth would I want to “find out” things?

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@ibbers @mrdavidwhitley Except for toilet paper. Western Australia has to import all its toilet paper.

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mrdavidwhitley There are just two sealed roads leading out of Western Australia to other Oz states/ territories. I’ve marked them. pic.twitter.com/edaDrn0Yj7

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… and then bundled together, and then thrown into a canal, so that our species may be savedtwitter.com/jayrosen_nyu/s…Wr

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@jeamland Shut up. I speak for the entire human species, and you must think what I think. Who even do you think you are?

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expectproblems Good Morning. I think “Go to your room until you understand inflation” sounds like solid advice. For Australia generally, even.

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XplodingUnicorn 5-year-old: I wish we all had infinity dollars

Me: That’d wreck the economy

5: I just-

Me: Go to your room until you understand inflation

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trentyarwood You should read @sabinewolff s blog sabinedotwolff.com/2015/09/22/a-t… even if only for the glorious phrase “[Abbott’s] surfboard of bitterness” - gold!

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doctorow Yet another pre-installed spyware app discovered on Lenovo computers boingboing.net/2015/09/22/yet… pic.twitter.com/9BC5yOAyTq

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Steady there, @Steve_Lockstep. Don’t challenge ‘em with too many radical ideas all at once. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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No, we need a “reached out” mass grave, @oberonsghost @Lateline. Those people are just landfill in waiting. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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The end of my chicken & feta sausage burst while cooking, and molten feta sprayed out. At least I think that’s what I’m watching.

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@user123125 @Lateline It’ll be interesting to see how Roy goes, He worked to political point-scoring into his narrative as required. ;)

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That said, @Lateline, I’m pleased that you seem to be trying to catch your audience up on the massive changes happening round them.

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It also seemed odd to refer to self-driving cars as “a little bit bonkers”, @Lateline, and then wonder why kids don’t study STEM subjects.

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Generally a good episode, @Lateline, but you need to set up an Embrace Jar, like a swear jar, to get that word out of everyone’s vocabulary.

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@user123125 @Lateline And he was preceded by a package and another interview. You’re just looking for a reason to whinge.

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@user123125 @Lateline That’s just silly. He’s the new Assistant Minister for Innovation talking about his portfolio.

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My thoughts on this from March: “It’s time to disrupt the disruptor pop culture, Australia” zdnet.com/article/its-ti… @Lateline (3/3)

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It shits me to tears that even @Lateline has fallen into (or “embraced”) the dull cliché of the verb “embrace” in this context. (2/3)

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About to watch last night’s ABC @Lateline about Australia “embracing digital disruption”. abc.net.au/lateline/ (1/3)

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The Labor for Innovation panel is “The Future of Work in a ‘Gig Economy’”, which I’m covering for someone. eventbrite.com/e/the-future-o… 2/2

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Wed plan, draft: Administrivia; errands; 1100 ABC Ultimo; pho; audio production; chores; 1821 Equinox; 1830 Labor for Innovation panel. 1/2

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GeorgeAylett More people have joined Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the last week than there are people in the LibDems.

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ZDNet 57% of people lack internet access; Top 10 most-connected countries all in Asia, Middle East zd.net/1V7PW1z pic.twitter.com/onBDntb58d

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Wednesday. Today is the third time They have counted your toes and conferred, but now They have nodded. This is new. Wednesday.

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