Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 7th, 2015

crikey_news Get ready to play Malcolm Turnbull Buzzword Bingo ahead of the PM’s appearance on @abc730: pic.twitter.com/M4Ai9ZBJSX

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NewtonMark Write a will. Die. pic.twitter.com/NVJ2qeBlFG

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ellinghausen Our greatest natural resource pic.twitter.com/YLYDBqotmr

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Maybe Australia should just face the fact that it’s an also-ran country with a few nice beaches and some rocks whose time has passed.

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leslienassar Exactly the right fella for the job of convincing ex-pat Aussies in Silicon Valley to return home. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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NewtonMark I’m going to innovate my way to the train station, then catch the innovation express to get home.

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@renailemay @DDsD @heosat Maybe that’s why I’m disappointed. It doesn’t seem joined up.

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@renailemay @DDsD @heosat I’m not against the policy, I just don’t think it’s that special.

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Look, you special little snowflakes, if your “idea” is really that fuckin’ wonderful there’ll be investors lining up to give you money.

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tobin So…. have ad blockers killed the internet yet?

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JoelyRighteous A phone charger that is fuelled by tears. Useful for bullied school children and agency account managers.

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In which @unsungsongs explained in more detail (in 2007) how these Mozart cover bands rake in the funding. smh.com.au/articles/2007/… (2/2)

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In which Opera Australia explains succinctly why I really shouldn’t get any funding at all. (1/2) twitter.com/prestontowers/…

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@Gin_ev_ra Yeah, I can see the Federal Court having fun* deciding whether some app is a significant advancement of the art.

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@rgibli I think it’s poor form to include other people’s praise in a bio.

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Fun little legislative drafting job ahead here. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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I appreciate being allowed to use “to nimble” as a verb.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Turnbull’s scattergun nimbling of Australia is no grand vision” zdnet.com/article/turnbu…

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drearyclocks If by ‘life’ you mean ‘tax evasion’ then I don’t see a problem with this. twitter.com/jrhennessy/sta…

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rohan_p Government’s security review page updated to note 2016 release for review + strategy dpmc.gov.au/pmc/about-pmc/…

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I see that @IBM is winning new friends with its concept.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @riskybusiness It’s hard to say which of us is the more insufferable.

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I made a whole truckload of building supplies vanish earlier.

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@0x1C I would never forget the butter.

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Right. Time to do something interesting with a couple of corn cobs.

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@TristanRayner I suspect I have achieved that today.

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“Innovation statement: Malcolm Turnbull takes risks”, writes @latingle afr.com/news/politics/…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains the words “nimble” and “cyber”, amongst others.

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A “National Innovation and Scienec [sic] Agenda Report” has been added to the AU govt’s innovation website. innovation.gov.au/system/files/c… (PDF)

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0x1C We can’t be cynical, is a fantastic concept to advance .au tech.

I mean, they’ll totally fuck it up, but we can’t be cynical.

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bitcoin_txt The Driverless Car Will Require Bitcoin and the Blockchain Technology

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@GrogsGamut @snurb_dot_info Indeed. There’s inconsistent page titles, let alone not having the statement in one file. Sigh.

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yinettesys Free cocaine and assault rifles for the over 65s

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@GrogsGamut @snurb_dot_info It’s a font problem. Says 2016 in the PDF.

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@nphair Oh they’re nowhere near that point yet. This one-page flyer is the entire thing. innovation.gov.au/system/files/c…

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@Colgo @MsLods Try this one. Mine was defective, missing a couple pages. innovation.gov.au/system/files/c…

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Here’s the official version of the National Innovation & Science Agenda a single PDF. innovation.gov.au/system/files/c…

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The .zip and .pdf files of the National Innovation & Science Agenda that I uploaded earlier are incomplete. Stand by.

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NYDailyNews An early look at tomorrow’s front page:
EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!
nydn.us/1XNPKLw pic.twitter.com/fPsKSfPDBn

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ahermitsvino Left handed meat pies

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@Colgo Here’s everything (well, all the fact sheets, which is pretty much it) as a single PDF. stilgherrian.com/wp-content/upl…

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“[The CSGC] is the first initiative to be delivered under the Government’s Cyber Security Strategy, which will be released in 2016.”

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The new Cyber Security Growth Centre will get $30 million over four years. innovation.gov.au/page/cyber-sec… That’ll get you around 30 infosec pros.

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I wonder how many times the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) can be announced. Is there an upper limit?

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In a Fact Sheet, “Maintaining world class research infrastructure” became “Building [etc]” innovation.gov.au/page/maintaini… pic.twitter.com/d25xZefhCz

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For reasons best known to the creator of that website, the fact sheets are not linked from the pages they explain.

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I will say, the NISA’s insolvency law reform proposals are interesting.innovation.gov.au/page/insolvenc… innovation.gov.au/system/files/c…

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@HodgeMark Opened all 29 fact sheets in a single Preview window in OS X, and printed it to a single PDF file.

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leslienassar You and me both. pic.twitter.com/GcNoL5HKEu

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Suddenly becoming aware that the official hashtag is .

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Right, well now that I’ve finally got the National Innovation & Science Agenda is a useful form, I can start reading it.

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Malcolm is now leaving us to study Christopher’s package.

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I should’ve weaponised that.

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Here’s all the NISA Fact Sheets in a single PDF file, something the govt couldn’t manage either. stilgherrian.com/wp-content/upl…

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Here’s all the NISA Fact Sheets in a .zip file, something the govt couldn’t manage. stilgherrian.com/wp-content/upl…

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HAHAHAHA Christopher Pyne Woof says “asterix” not “asterisk”.

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FFS, this policy is spread over 29 separate “fact sheets” that have to be downloaded individually. innovation.gov.au/content/fact_s…

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BernardKeane I like this idea of a permanent boom. This has been the problem with previous booms and their tendency to end. Why did no one think of that?

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Pollytics It’s all starting to sound a bit cult like. There’s no big cordial dispenser at the Turnbull innovation launch is there?

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OaaSvc Entrepreneur’s Visa. What even is this? How do they define Entrepreneur?

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snurb_dot_info Yes, but anything else would frighten the Nationals. And you know what happens when they get frightened. twitter.com/joannejacobs/s…

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These are the four key areas of The Nimbling. Disappointed there’s no Quiet Bat People. innovation.gov.au/page/agenda pic.twitter.com/twAJ1nRUnX

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chrisberg please just put the prepared speech online so we can get on with our day

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simongarlick @snurb_dot_info @workmanalice @stilgherrian doesn’t look like the same typeface to me…

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@NewtonMark @TurnbullMalcolm It was probably a microwave link rather than the internet, but yes.

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First @abcnews report: “Innovation Statement: Malcolm Turnbull unveils $1 billion research and innovation package” abc.net.au/news/2015-12-0…

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snurb_dot_info Are they in the ‘KEEP CALM AND…’ font on purpose ? RT @workmanalice: The slogans of the 21st Century pic.twitter.com/5s2HXTbjRs

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The ABC’s TV link to the CSIRO has fallen over. @ABCNews24 abandons the PM’s presentation.

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There’s an @IdeasBoomAu Twitter account, but it’s locked, at least for now.

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Christ, is this thing available as one document, or as eleventy dozen fiddly fucking “fact sheets”?

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The Nimbling is here! “Welcome to the ideas boom.” innovation.gov.au pic.twitter.com/cyKKBCohLS

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Uhlmann is sticking to the narrative.

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Here’s the most recent @abcnews story on what The Nimbling will probably mean. abc.net.au/news/2015-12-0…

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It’s getting very close to the time of The Nimbling now. I hope you’re ready.

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@Leighlo I’m not quite sure what Cards Against Humanity is. I assume a game of some sort?

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ellinghausen The PM is distracted while viewing 3D models of insects at CSIRO when he realised he was holding the new iPad Pro pic.twitter.com/9lyjR2DaJF

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Hmmm. Coffee or cider?

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jturner_ibrs Given that the US has more people per capita in prison, more gun deaths, more mass shooting; maybe we should put them all on the No Fly list

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This would be a great 2-days-per-week TV production team gig in Sydney. twitter.com/SophieAG/statu…

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30 minutes until The Nimbling.

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@ElishaPearce Are you committing the sin of remembering things again?

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Sadly, @edhusicMP’s prediction of a ” buzzword bombardment” will be all too accurate. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“Ed Husic: Why I’m cheering on the innovation liberation” theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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@ElishaPearce We live in the Perpetual Present, governed by the Hallucinating Goldfish.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA are you new here? twitter.com/zackster/statu…

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SO WHICH WAY IS THE DOG MEANT TO GO. twitter.com/PointZeroOne/s…

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“Risking nosebleeds during downward dog”? Is that a gay thing? twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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rpy Did we ever solve the spams and scams coming through the portal

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The great thing about being a gallery journalist is you don’t have to remember anything. smh.com.au/federal-politi… pic.twitter.com/YAnwMamilY

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One hour until The Nimbling.

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Is that a cardboard cutout of Senator Fifield’s head? twitter.com/marshontap/sta…

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SwiftOnSecurity Slowly realizing I have no idea what InfoSec is pic.twitter.com/uOXhaah4wt

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One and a half hours until The Nimbling.

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“A whiff of Bernardi” at least sounds like it might be a cheap perfume. “A whiff of Heffernan” is more agricultural. twitter.com/patentology/st…

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Maybe @rwerkh is right, and this is how Burnt Fag-End imagines Kangaroo Valley will disrupt the Americans. youtube.com/watch?v=3SO-Xp…

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@vealmince You get the avian fauna you deserve. Bin chickens it is.

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@formalbeer I made that point a couple months back, but alas without your excellent* pun. zdnet.com/article/could-…

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Me on silly ‘Kangaroo Valley’ ideas: “Berners-Lee, Silicon Valley, and Australia’s cultural cringe” (Feb 2013) zdnet.com/berners-lee-si…

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@riskybusiness This is more or less my view right now, photo taken a few days ago. pic.twitter.com/zGDqjE573J

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@riskybusiness Lovely. I now have about six just down from the house, and by the sound of it they’re getting horny.

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@havyatt @R_Chirgwin Thanks. I have since seen an ABC yarn which says it’s at 1230.

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Hey Labor, the key thing was the Silicon bit, not the Valley bit. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Also seen this morning, the usual group of crimson rosellas, our new friend the young kookaburra, and various honeyeaters.

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They seem to have decided that they’re a couple, and that this is their patch. Further up the hill than the rest of their clan.

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There’s no way I can get a photo, but there’s also a young pair of yellow-tailed black cockatoos about 10m from the house.

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@thegrugq @pamberjack @shanselman Here’s a recent gait analysis yarn, though not a real-time example. edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/killer-sn…

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Those two King Parrots are interested in what I’m up to. I can approach (slowly) to within one metre, then they’re off. But they return.

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They come as a pair, and the red always overloads the camera. instagram.com/p/-92TmliFqZ/

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@thegrugq @pamberjack @shanselman Here’s a piece on using gait analysis to predict dementia. thestar.com/news/insight/2…

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I am being trolled by the King Parrot again. instagram.com/p/-91kb3iFoy/

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kcarruthers Hey Aussie journalists if you need a woman in for comment @angelapriestley made a list womensagenda.com.au/talking-about/…

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And it’s all largely pointless, @shanselman @thegrugq, because we have walking gait analysis, right? twitter.com/shanselman/sta…

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Mon plan: Cook kangaroo; much administrivia; 1230 The Nimbling; write for @zdnetaustralia; confirm venue for The 9pm Public House Forum.

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dobes @jodiem @stilgherrian so metadata is white, middle-class, and male. Inneresting.

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jodiem What is the government’s definition of a Startup? Is it like Metadata?

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Federal court upholds Bernard Gaynor’s right to be an ignorant cunt. abc.net.au/news/2015-12-0…

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Have you noticed how Startupland pitches having to have your damn laptop with you at the pool or the beach as “freedom”?

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If your “dream” is having to answer endless emails from Christopher Pyne Woof, even when you’re at the damn beach. twitter.com/HarrisonPolite…

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@BruceHore @zdnetaustralia A layer 2 pipes company with 11 million endpoints. But yes, 700 is rather a lot. That’s what? 100 per shift?

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BILGERVTI praise the omniscient fox orb pic.twitter.com/l5fYljx4aN

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The rest of the week’s alleged plans are in last night’s Weekly Wrap. stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/28… pic.twitter.com/IlfCXXtwFH

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Mon plan, draft: Much administrivia; 1230 The Nimbling; write for @zdnetaustralia, probably; confirm venue for The 9pm Public House Forum.

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the_intercept How our reporter @JuanMThompson was treated at a Donald Trump rally: interc.pt/1YLbftz pic.twitter.com/Q9hETMvFbP

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Chocolate ration is up at the CSIRO. abc.net.au/news/2015-12-0…

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Right, so The Nimbling will be at 1230 AEDT. abc.net.au/news/2015-12-0…

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Anyway, here’s a little @hmatkin magic to start the week. youtube.com/watch?v=SGbI-1…

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@NewtonMark You sister should stop complaining, because Mark Zuckerberg will be moving $45B to his foundation. She should admire him.

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So what time are Malcolm Turnbull and Christopher Pyne Woof doing their nimble tricks for the cameras?

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Monday. Please tread carefully, there has been some spillage. Monday.

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