Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 30th, 2015

@staticsan I’ll have to stick to the roman alphabet, alas.

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Parallel thoughts, eh?

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Actually, I don’t think you can do in Japanese phonetics, can you? Does that even matter?

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Maybe we need a Friday evening competition for about Malcolm Turnbull. A suitable hashtag might be ?

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I think that’s how haiku works.

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Sarcasm at night?
You have no idea, you fool.
Shove it up your arse.

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Really, @SnarkyPlatypus?

Eyes downcast, such fail.
Teppanyaki egg not caught!
Shame splattered on floor.

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I just saw a company boast that it won “Best Use of LinkedIn”. Kinda like boasting your win at “Most Accurate Acid-in-the-Face Splasher”.

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That may change my schedule a bit too.

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This Sunday’s @BackgroundBrief looks like it’ll be… interesting, and happy-making all roundtwitter.com/RadioNational/…Gp

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“The 9pm Edict” will be recorded on Sunday or Monday, depending on various factors yet to be determined. And there will be a surprise.

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It’ll be the first “Corrupted Nerds” in a new series, with @bigmac, @darrenpauli, Vanessa Teague and me talking @ruxcon. Recording Saturday.

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For those who care about such things, I’ll be producing two podcasts between now and Monday night, “Corrupted Nerds” and “The 9pm Edict”…

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Things do just catch fire sometimes.

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@crgentle @corduroy No, look, the railway station was already on fire when I got there, OK?

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@AmbrosiaSw @RoryJ0505 Hi guys, any timeline yet on when Soundboard Remote will be fixed?

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As I made VERY CLEAR in my podcast, I did not set fire to Sydney’s Central Station. I just… happened to be theretwitter.com/corduroy/statu…sp

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“An extensive and exhaustive and definitely correct list of everything that will give you cancer” by @firstdogonmoon theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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SBSComedy Canberra Uber Users Now Wishing They Had Somewhere To Go: sbs.com.au/comedy/article… pic.twitter.com/GiRXEs921D

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“Juha Saarinen: In defence of our cybers” by, um, @juhasaarinen nzherald.co.nz/juha-saarinen/…

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burgotastic Good news. You can watch full episodes of SeaQuest DSV on YouTube. Problem solved.

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“Undersea Internet Cables Are Surprisingly Vulnerable”? “Surprisingly”, @WIRED? Think they’re made of unicorn horn? wired.com/2015/10/unders…

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@chris23 I haven’t had skink, but I assume it tastes much like snake.

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crikey_news Today’s @deptofaustralia pic.twitter.com/MyEmDbRElK

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@chris23 Because the kookaburra was lazy?

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I must say, this isn’t the silliest thing I’ve heard of today. twitter.com/bencjenkins/st…

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SwedishCanary Good thing that warning is also in Braille… pic.twitter.com/DdGgOspbvb

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, I have no idea. But Japan is really small, so I could just start at one end and look for it.

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I’d go there though.

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Matt_Alt I finally did it. I found the most boring sightseeing spot in Japan. pic.twitter.com/XsXPVTMuQp

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MarkDiStef Some days you’re Michael.
Some days you’re 7 News Australia. pic.twitter.com/lmvVfjdv92

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@RealNickHodge Self-loathing is normal on a Friday.

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So has the Australian Labor Party sorted out this issue yet? pic.twitter.com/LXGgfwhZiu

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0x6D6172696F Wanna have your kids freak out completely in hysteric happiness? Tell them, Office 2016 is out. God, they love Excel..pic.twitter.com/LCeqXMlk9m9m

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Passports in the cloud? What could possibly go wrong?” zdnet.com/article/passpo…

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davidadonaldson Don’t share secret defence documents on 4Chan mmmkay canberratimes.com.au/national/publi…

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Now who was it who said that most startups are about doing things that developers’ mothers no longer do for them? twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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ShaneDoherty9 Crime Inquiry finds bikies responsible for .5 per cent of crime in Qld. Focus on that at cost of eg pedophiles pic.twitter.com/LZCe2ZemNA

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I like the Drape Mouse.

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You know, @iTnews_au @jturner_ibrs, you should make this the Benchpress Awards. That’d sort things out. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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Well I got 9/10 in “How Many Of These Weird Australian Animals Can You Name?” including the last one, @alex_c_lee! buzzfeed.com/alexlee/how-ma…

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glengyron I got 0 out of 9 on How Many Of These Weird Australian Animals Can You Name?! buzzfeed.com/alexlee/how-ma… via @alex_c_lee @BuzzFeedOz

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It’s hard to see from the phone-camera photo, but that kookaburra was only 4m away and happy to watch me in between hunting little skinks.

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Ep 84 of @Herring1967’s RHLSTP with Lee Mack is even more very wrong, and you should not listen. comedy.co.uk/podcasts/richa…

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Ep 83 of @Herring1967’s RHLSTP with @missdianemorgan (Philomena Cunk) is very, very wrong. comedy.co.uk/podcasts/richa…

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“You wouldn’t buy a different TV for each network, so why no collaboration on streaming?” mumbrella.com.au/you-wouldnt-bu… pic.twitter.com/nFpehkV5w0

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glengyron A brain surgeon said this. Grow up America. twitter.com/RealBenCarson/…

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@ElishaPearce @zdnetaustralia I do remember that, yes. That’s all for a follow-up once we see the next stage of the “plan”.

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@jdub Indeed. So certainly not “free” in That Certain Sense, and only “open” in a very limited sense. But still a Good Thing.

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There’s a link on that page labelled “Download corecrypto source”, which strikes me as a Good Thing. developer.apple.com/cryptography/ (2/2)

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Apple’s OS X / iOS crypto libraries now available to third-party developers. developer.apple.com/cryptography/ (1/2) pic.twitter.com/BeOQ426Bp5

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@Dirk_Gently @rpy Then it is a very good new thing, and tell the world. Thanks.

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Your subtweet is correct.

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@ruxcon Yep, will do. In about an hour or so? I’ve just got to knock off a couple quick chores.

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@PeterProwse01 @ZDNet Thanks. Sometimes a metaphor just jumps out.

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@candeira Indeed. And I’m recording the post-Ruxcon episode of the Corrupted Nerds podcast tomorrow.

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@candeira @rwerkh A code of conduct would be an excellent thing. I heard some horror stories from a few of the very few women at the event.

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@candeira @rwerkh Not an organiser. I’m also deleting the tweet.

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Just quietly, I have been waiting for this day, or rather, for the day that must be coming very soon… twitter.com/expectproblems…

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So, I was checking to see who knew any women who’d been to Ruxcon, and I was sent this… pic.twitter.com/YwRR2hsOn6

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@zackster @staticsan I’m not sure what to think about the move, my laughter was about the expected reaction from fans.

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“Alphabet’s Google to Fold Chrome Operating System Into Android” wsj.com/article_email/… HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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davpope Striking graph on the scale of emissions from the Indonesian fires wri.org/blog/2015/10/l… pic.twitter.com/ikbWUfXnym

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My flaps can handle any situation, @19bk69 @R_Chirgwin.

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@R_Chirgwin This young pair is curious about the human activity. They may well become less jumpy with time.

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@R_Chirgwin This has been as close as I’ve gotten to the young yellow-tailed black cockatoos. pic.twitter.com/HnWSIpasGc

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Fri plan, later draft: Sausages (done); urgent administrivia; planning and pre-production for all the projects on the boil right now; TGIF.

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@CosmicRami Not seen. We have slender-billed cuckoo-doves doing the cuckooing here.

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@R_Chirgwin I’ll see if we still have that IR motion-detect wireless webcam lying around.

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@R_Chirgwin Oh! I think I did half-see a blur on the porch early this morning. A quoll, you say? Cute.

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Given the tree they keep returning to, it looks like @bunjaree’s Rosella Cottage has a new pair of these beautiful birds in residence.

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Those two young yellow-tailed black cockatoos I saw yesterday are now zooming through the trees in a courtship ritual flight…

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@Tim_Beshara He has a sixth sense for these things.

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The investigation into Benghazi has now been running longer than those into Watergate, Hurricane Katrina, or Pearl Harbor, says @onthemedia.

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@thornae @SnarkyPlatypus Welcome to our modern, Western nations.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Contiki, oui. Once I had that image, the rest of the column wrote itself, pretty much.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You know I wrote about this yesterday? There’s a paragraph in it you may like. zd.net/1HcXnyb

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@SnarkyPlatypus @thornae I’m not surprised. It’s an eye-opener on so many levels.

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@thornae I just saw it go part in my Twitter stream yesterday. I was snarfed by @yomike, who’s a journalist.

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“A Wild Weekend in Florida”, a first-person account of sex work in 147 tweets. storify.com/public/templat… pic.twitter.com/1pTl8msOUo

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Actually, I’m going to retweet that thing with a proper teaser…

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@lexiconvalley @LanguageLog @sgpulman I think you’ll find this first-hand account to be of professional interest. storify.com/public/templat…

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@thornae You just read a fascinating first-person account of one weekend at the crap end of the sex industry.

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“Why Australia must send its navy to assert the freedom to operate in the South China Sea”, writes @GoldrickJames lowyinterpreter.org/post/2015/10/2…

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Maybe @Storify isn’t the death of literature after all. It may even help the telling of this remarkable story. storify.com/public/templat…

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altclassic Worst Kraftwerk cover band ever. pic.twitter.com/NBDohvcWip

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Mind you, the kind of people who’d go to a mosque open day aren’t the people who really need to. Can we round them u… ah, no. Probably not.

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Saturday is National Mosque Open Day in Australia. What an excellent idea. lma.org.au/national-mosqu…

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And of course there’s a typo in this tweet. Crying. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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All emoji are emoji for dashed hopes. They signify the end of out species. twitter.com/jeffchu/status…

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@SMinney @zdnetaustralia Thanks. I decided not to delve into the potential problems, which are obvious, just the lack of consideration.

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@davispg @zdnetaustralia Thanks. The metaphor turns out to be even richer than I’d first thought, so I’m quite happy with that.

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Fri plan, early draft: Sausages (soon); urgent administrivia; planning and pre-production for all the projects on the boil right now; TGIF.

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Still, “traditional” transport options are riddled with racism too, as Melbourne demonstrated this week. theage.com.au/victoria/uncle…

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It’s more polite than my “It’s like Uber but for racism: how prejudice crept into the ‘sharing economy’” crikey.com.au/2015/08/06/its… (2/2)

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“The rating game: How Uber and its peers turned us into horrible bosses”, writes @joshdzieza theverge.com/2015/10/28/962… (1/2)

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Passports in the cloud? What could possibly go wrong?” zd.net/1HcXnyb pic.twitter.com/S7zkIEOmrX

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Friday. If this whole cheese situation isn’t resolved by close of business then we won’t be held accountable for the consequences. Friday.

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