Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 11th, 2016

Unexpected and substantial pleuting.

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@haruki_zaemon If it can’t be said in 40 characters x 25 lines, it’s not worth saying.

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“Discovery and ‘The Notorious Pink Pages’” youtube.com/watch?v=NBgwR8…

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I think I can even remember my Viatel handle.

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Now here is an idea whose time has come! twitter.com/htmletext/stat…

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The hostage guy?

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Presumably with nice clear gaps for editing? twitter.com/prestontowers/…

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Um. “The sequel to 2012’s Nazis-on-the-moon Iron Sky goes underground with dinosaurs and President Sarah Palin.” youtube.com/watch?v=NG2utr…

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@Anthony_Caruana No, but in theory I will be tomorrow evening.

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The first six words were enough. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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@JohnBirmingham In theory all of ABC1 is streamed live thru @abciview.

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“Corporate Bases on Mars and Nazi Infiltration of US Secret Space Program” exopolitics.org/tag/moon-base/ pic.twitter.com/DoTQV2FqEy

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thegrugq “Huh, that’s funny… looks like maybe there was a breach, better investigate to see how bad it is”pic.twitter.com/bhakOaYgMqMq

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Tony Ate… at Eight #43: Did Batman and Robin ever share a scone? (Photo: News Corppic.twitter.com/qT1va2YUYxYx

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, and to mateship. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST.

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@_rebase @Spoonyman Heh. For some of us, the Multi Function Polis was a DREAM OF THE FUTURE. Such was the dullness of it all.

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“One man’s trash: the filtered flotsam of artist Stuart Haygarth” theguardian.com/artanddesign/g… Ping @ApostrophePong

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The sort of idiot who would put their entire life savings into bitcoin, that’s who. twitter.com/yinettesys/sta…

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sanglesey Let’s take a moment to feel sorry for the Prime Minister pic.twitter.com/3bOBog4OCz

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@smidgey Dunno about “senile”, more a canny and deliberate shift to the right to counter The Woman from Ipswich.

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BernardKeane this govt shoots down its own proposals so fast the ground crew are in danger of being killed twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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@smidgey That’s been a gradual process over the last… what? 20 years?

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swearyanthony Edward Tufte woke up in his bed, screaming. He didn’t know why, exactly. pic.twitter.com/XJTfSnNFSs

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@smidgey I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell you.

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@smidgey I have literally no idea what the issue is about. I just think it’s hilarious that a PM posts such clips.

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In which the Prime Minister asks us to consider whether we should be allowed to cut our own meat. twitter.com/TurnbullMalcol…

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@smidgey I’m somewhat brave, but not that brave.

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Mayne it’s Continuity with More Continuity.

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@smidgey Make sense. Triggers the right responses etc. Sigh.

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It is Continuity with Change? Or Change with Continuity?

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I’m glad the government is due to announce a cyber security strategy any day now otherwise these ill-focused scare stories would be a waste.

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I’m glad there’s a cyber security conference in Canberra this week, otherwise where would we be?

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Not a lot of programmatic specificity going on here, is there. twitter.com/michaelmeloni/…

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The_Shovel_ New High Speed Rail will run between Sydney and Melbourne once every election year

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This had better work.

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KaitlynANjax A @Starbucks customer tells me he’s hurt by the message he received on his coffee cup. Details on @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/hNMeC6ysRJ

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There’s some great stuff here. Well done, @BostonGlobe! pic.twitter.com/RfCf413rw3

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For those who missed @BostonGlobe’s mock President Trump front page, here’s the PDF. assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2797… pic.twitter.com/PiqnHbCtwP

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Well this has cheered me up immensely. twitter.com/paulwallbank/s…

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The phrase “poorly lubricated object” was used in this context.

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I imagine that a thorium pebble bed in their underpants would be the least of certain people’s worries right now.

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Mind you, if I lived in Marion I’d drive my car into a wall too.

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BuzzFeedOzPol Artwork by @matwhi. pic.twitter.com/TBoPppSA9W

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@alliecoyne Oh, is it @darrenpauli who gets arrested now? I’m behind the pace.

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@alliecoyne In theory, yes, but certain pieces of the Magic Jigsaw Puzzle of Life have yet to fall into place. Odds looking better though.

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Train metaphors can get you only so far.

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Tarale Ahahaaha
Stop it with those eyebrows Clippy ift.tt/1VLOOEt pic.twitter.com/WAlZJC84j9

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rohan_p @parisbcowan this is usually my favourite QoN: pic.twitter.com/WEKA4xdgj5

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Jet fuel doesn’t melt Y chromosomes. Or something.

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I say, @TigerairAU, tell us more about your modern theory of gender… [fetches notepadtwitter.com/TigerairAU/sta…89

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Thought you hated your employer? Check this review of Haymarket Asia for true bile. mumbrella.asia/2016/04/the-wo… HT @mukimu

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@RealNickHodge Have you ever tried to find a competent rent boy up here?

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@snare Well that goes without saying.

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I can’t spend ALL afternoon scoffing opiates and putting floral garlands on politicians’ heads.

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I hope that the Things Happen soon, because I have Other Things to Do.

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@alliecoyne Latency in long-distance networks? Surely there must be a big-data issue?

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Waiting for Things to Happen.

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FJKeany At this stage, both houses will sit for the 18th/19th April, and then just the Senate for 20/21/26/27/28th

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Well that would be the “wind shill factor” they keep talking about… twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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… doesn’t really work, in my view. (2/2pic.twitter.com/J897JpkqRtRt

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So this attempt to break the violent stereotype of the pitbull… (1/2twitter.com/Fascinatingpic…7g

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I suppose Senator Abetz is conflating renewal and being all hip with… well, a new hipke

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“Senator Eric Abetz had taken the top spot on the Liberal party’s Senate ticket, which he says represents renewal.” sbs.com.au/news/article/2…

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Wait. How much of those opiates did I have? twitter.com/dobes/status/7…

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@oliyoung Guns don’t shoot people. People just get shot sometimes.

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Mon plan, redraft: Urgent administrivia; urgent errands, Katoomba; remainder TBA, depending on Certain Events; try not to strangle anyone.

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Shut up. You can’t just culture any old place. Culture where we tell you to, in the culturing place. twitter.com/billcode/statu…

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“If Turnbull’s office can’t be trusted with one coin, can we trust it with the economy?” abc.net.au/news/2016-04-1…

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Well, not so much improving the world as making it go away.

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Improving the world with opiates.

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@christopherneal @jturner_ibrs I know, I know… and so do I. There’s going to be SO much cybering this week!

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@christopherneal Oh don’t encourage him. You know what he’s like. @jturner_ibrs

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“Australia is suffering a shortage of world-class cyber security teams”, writes @jturner_ibrs afr.com/technology/web…

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GonzoHacker Here’s this week’s trends on Tumblr: List of unintelligible garbage

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AdamWeinstein Regained consciousness from my flu just long enough to see this thread and I am so grateful pic.twitter.com/aQOebF7ogT

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Struggling back into whatever it is when your brain isn’t porridge. Except with quite a bit of porridge still.

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Oh. My comment about the headache seems to be have been a bit previous. Back in a bit.

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@0x1C Why not? Eventually you’ll be eligible to collect the old-age punshame.

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@0x1C That is terrible and you should be ashamed.

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Headache subsiding.

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@myrcurial I am a fool. I should never have started down this groundhog rabbit-hole.

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@myrcurial The internet may be powered by kittens, but infosec is powered by groundhogs.

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@CreetureNZ Oh the program looks good regardless of that. But unless Certain Things happen today I’ll be aborting plans anyway.

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It’d certainly make sense to do so then, with Parliament back next week. Cyber on the public purse before (in theory) election mode starts.

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I’d heard speculation that the cyber security strategy might logically be released to coincide with this week’s ACSC Conference in Canberra.

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“Revealed: Australia’s new cyber security strategy”, a great get by @alliecoyne itnews.com.au/news/revealed-…

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As an aside, surely the colouring craze “caused” the shortage, not “prompted” it? Or is price-gouging implied? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Pencils 2/2: This Zanzibar school needs pencils and paper. Then, maybe, electricity. stilgherrian.com/toto/the-pover… (2009) pic.twitter.com/RUe8Q5Kxlp

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Pencils 1/2: “Adult colouring book craze prompts global pencil shortage” independent.co.uk/arts-entertain… pic.twitter.com/Gsc52rbqmP

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@RhetoricalDev I know. I am mocking all this CEC arsehattery.

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Curious that these groups of autonomous trucks are said to be “platooning” rather than “convoying”. qz.com/656104/a-fleet…

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I have a thorium pebble bed in my underpants.

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“SA nuclear findings distorted by ‘market’ brainwashing” cecaust.com.au/releases/2016_…

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“A national bank is the solution to Australia’s budget crisis” cecaust.com.au/releases/2016_…

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“In proposing this project over the past five years, I have been totally opposed by every government in Australia.” cecaust.com.au/election2013/p…

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This dates from at least 1997, with a thorium-powered maglev grid* for northern Australia. cecaust.com.au/election2013/p… pic.twitter.com/StdfWep84I

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@dobes I’d go egg timer rather than sundial for that one.

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Malcolm needn’t look far, We already have a solid plan for high-speed rail. pic.twitter.com/kCRgywuDD6

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A royal commission into the banking industry would be a “distraction”. So let’s look at high-speed trains again, again. Again.

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MarkDiStef advisor: we need something big
PM *dusts off manilla folder marked high speed rail*
advisor: you’ve done it again pic.twitter.com/vxZbOzmVOR

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“Lebanese Authorities Don’t Seem To Understand Tara Brown Is Kind Of A Big Deal” betootaadvocate.com/headlines/leba…

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Tony Ate… at Eight #43: Did Batman and Robin ever share a scone? (Photo: News Corppic.twitter.com/h1rP2n1Kjuju

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, and to mateship. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST.

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@sylmobile It’s more a job for Archibald “Harry” Tuttle.

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Is David Cameron slowly turning into Barnaby Joyce? pic.twitter.com/dfcYrUUMF2

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Mon plan, draft: Determine whether late-arriving funds will arrive today or not; arrange the rest of the week as needs must; collapse.

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Monday. Today you will do the impossible. And then you will wake up. Monday.

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