Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 20th, 2016

magiciansbook Just noticed that the Mock Turtle’s branches of arithmetic are also the branches of Twitter. pic.twitter.com/Wvzp8tC0hm

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kcarruthers It’s all about the herring.

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@AbstractCode I have finally won this battle with autocorrect.

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Watching a man having a big sulk on his phone because he was so busy having a sulk on his phone that he missed his tram stop.

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@riskybusiness Yep, just 13.5 hours to go. I can hardly* wait.

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There is going to be sooooo much cybering tomorrow. And you’re going to hear some buzz phrases that will really, really annoy you.

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No of course I didn’t read the article.

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Who’s “we” here? This “we” has been perfectly happy to call it language for decades. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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grahamgreenleaf You bet… and deadly to privacy when misused by Big Data / Open Data advocates @apf_oz twitter.com/qld_oic/status…

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sadserver do you think actions today are going to help or hurt your fate in the coming machine uprising?

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troyhunt Just had to chase this guy down before he carried off one of the children pic.twitter.com/dZmCkxVFEl

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mattsta sharing economy app to match people with dogs and day jobs against people without dogs who work from home

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The latest news from Urinal Station… pic.twitter.com/zFTnPJYU5G

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

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Tony Ate… at Eight #52: Tony dons a shower-cap for his ritual post-food hose-down. (Photographer unknownpic.twitter.com/kbqYqDa5OZOZ

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Barangaroo is starting to light up. instagram.com/p/BEanLXJCFqB/

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@dsturnbull Those sorts of things would work if we had developers (the building kind) with a vision more advanced than concrete cubes.

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@dsturnbull Yeah There’s a thing. Reduce the need for mass commutes. Create spaces that people use, not nighttime office dead zones.

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@timfdavis @Gergyl The housing shortage already exists. Anything else is about the exact numbers and distracts from the need for action now.

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Seriously, if you’re blocking an apartment plan, propose something that adds affordable homes for another million Sydney residents or STFU.

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The problem with NSW Greens in local govt is they think 10,000 years evolution of urban form ends precisely with their Federation terrace.

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@maxphillips @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Ah yes, the miserable sods of residents pushing the next generation to… where? Selfish turds.

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Iron wheat with flour mill, Lewisham West. pic.twitter.com/VM8rZV5TOn

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Luna apartments with Moon, Lewisham West. pic.twitter.com/GMZh9BT1jc

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Well, @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron, we already have some construction between Luna and that block over there. pic.twitter.com/ZgZd62Kqgm

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… and seven floors at the front, with the top three floors set back from the street. @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus

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So, @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus, the Luna apartments are actually ten floors at the rear… pic.twitter.com/hhwEsPGSra

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@marcuskelson Yeah, I was chatting with the cops about abusive relationships only a short time ago.

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OK, I have changed my avatar just for @marcuskelson, who can’t cope with anything from Zardoz.

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@strebormt Um, no. You don’t have to collect GST if your revenue is under (from memory) $100,000.

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I am quite liking some of the new O’Really titles. twitter.com/FakeUnicode/st…

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@JanJoostBouwman Anyway, if there are any warrants outstanding, They know where to find me.

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@JanJoostBouwman Hah. No, I buy tickets because I am a fine upstanding citizen of the world’s greatest* nation.

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Instagrams are running late and out of timetable order. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s easy pickings, apparently. Plus it’s easy work patrolling the trains, at least by comparison.

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@juhasaarinen Yeah, smash the state! Don’t pay the fascist train fares!

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“Oh I will”, said his offsider with a grin.

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He declined to agree with my assessment the Sydney Trains revenue protection officers were reject nightclub bouncers.

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He confirmed my belief that @nswpolice had resumed doing most train patrols ‘cos they have more powers and, I’d suggest, more clue.

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Cop said he told one guy recently that if he’d just bought a ticket he’d have gotten home that night, but now he’s back inside for 3 years.

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Why? Idiots get pinged because they didn’t buy a $2.50 ticket, and when it’s phoned in their outstanding warrants are discovered. (2/2)

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Cop on the train just told me he’s done twice as many arrests in transit command as in general duties (GDs). (1/2)

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snurbbotinfo Abbott is a strong, honest bid, undone by 16% over his tan.

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snurbbotinfo It’s basically Joe Hockey vs Borussia Dortmund.

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@mpesce @glengyron @dobes Well, I do have a fondness for geodesics…

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@GrahamPerrettMP @Prufrockery @BernardKeane Maybe, but I’d also like to nominate my “pudgy puddle of privilege” for Joe Hockey.

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, again, being train 4 of 7 for the day.

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Just part of Wentworth Falls’ rowdy clan of sulphur-crested cockatoos. pic.twitter.com/IFBMS71wtJ

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@dobes I think you imagine that I care.

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So the multiple-choice answers on TV just now were:
A. Golden Calf
B. Dirty Rat
C. Trojan Horse

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@dobes After a couple years of Deputy Prime Minister Bananaby Joyce, this doesn’t scare me.

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I am appreciating @BernardKeane’s descriptions of Australia’s favourite Attorney-General. crikey.com.au/2016/04/20/ele… pic.twitter.com/S7NI2sb1qb

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If you put one empty chip packet inside the other, it doesn’t look like you’ve had two packets of chips.

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@TheKateringShow Apology Video: An important message for our international fans” youtube.com/watch?v=xtyb0t…

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mscott While @TheKateringShow melts down the servers at , this important international statement needed to be made. m.youtube.com/watch?v=xtyb0t…

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@darrenpauli I think his life shuffles between Facebook and this front bar. He’s here every day I drop in.

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Given the last 48 hours in Canberra, it is possible that the most useless PM in living memory could be surpassed by his successor?

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@darrenpauli An old bloke in this Australian pub says that joke was on Facebook a week ago.

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I’m getting heaps emails today from PRs offering people to comment on tomorrow’s Cyber Security Strategy. No, I’ll be giving MY opinion.

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@skwashd Christ I wish I had a few dozen grams of what those people are on. Then again, maybe not, ‘cos it fucks you up big time.

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@jeamland I saw mention of that. Now that I see the technique, I see that it’s really clever stuff.

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Once the Cyber Security Strategy is released tomorrow I expect a bunch of these industry-specific pork-finding… I mean, coordinating events.

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I’ll be at the inaugural National Fintech Cyber Security Summit in Sydney on Tue 3 May, cybering for YOU, people! fintechcybersummit.com.au

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Well this is more or less @crikey_news’ mission statement. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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@paulbam3 @SnarkyPlatypus @TheNTNews If we get Kevin Andrew and Cory Bernardi on Bobcats then that’s a win all round.

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@garthk Yes. Employee. Thank you, automangle.

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So, this is a petrochemical plant. Puzzled. twitter.com/vanbadham/stat…

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Of course these claims only hold up if you cynically remove employer status from the legions who supply the labour. twitter.com/chieftech/stat…

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@0x1C I’ll take the “or something” please. Anyway, I’m having a cleansing ale with lunch right now.

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@twitchiebitch I’ve found that it turns out better if you don’t punch other people’s children.

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Dear America, by all means have your 420 Day. Just remember that no-one else on the whole goddam planet writes dates in your arse-about way.

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TheNTNews YOU KNOW IT’S GOING TO BE A GOOD DAY WHEN YOU GET TO PUT SWEARING AND A TOILET ON THE FRONT PAGE. pic.twitter.com/y3QJSPCR7o

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A chap in the front bar of The Grand View just referred to Bacardi and Coke as “fire retardant”. Fair call.

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@TrainLinkWest Thanks. I think it’s just corrosion somewhere, but I didn’t feel like investigating further.

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@pmaloney85 @TrainLinkWest Nice day for it. (BTW, that was car 9137 earlier.)

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@pmaloney85 @TrainLinkWest (Without tweaking levels, the reflections just wash out everything.)

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@pmaloney85 @TrainLinkWest Not a preset, but adjusted to match perceived reality. I hope it’s rust, but then it’s stainless steel.

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Car 9173 (or was it 9137?), another victory* for @TrainLinkWest! pic.twitter.com/pMn4WPyYa8

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reselsnark Surely that’s the point. They don’t want real investigations, they might find things. Instead ASIC as public theatre twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Also, the latest NSW crime trends report is out, 24 months to Dec 2015. bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_m…

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So the Sydney lockout law reforms increased assaults at The Star casino. I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell you. bocsar.nsw.gov.au/Pages/bocsar_m…

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Good news. Something like Microsoft’s SDL should probably be part of your software development process. twitter.com/michael_howard…

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Has America ever thought of having some sort of discussion or maybe a debate between presidential candidates?

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Yes. Well done @scratch. [I know nothing else about the company’s suitability for your needs.] twitter.com/techoglot/stat…

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KyBusiness @latingle Don’t forget we’ve now also heard “tech cop on the beat” and “just general “cop on the beat” (non-tough variety). Do they count?

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latingle ‘Tough cop on the beat’. just as well it is not a drinking game

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Does Morrison even know what “cop on the beat” means? Constant patrols in pubic view, not targeted investigations. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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Someone hasn’t quite got his head around the Quiet Carriage rules, but what can you do? instagram.com/p/BEZvWi4CFvi/

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jrhennessy as part of the ideas boom they should teach schoolkids how to lie to angel investors about app revenues

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I have a new passive-aggressive tactic for the Quiet Carriage: I offer to give people my spare pair of earbuds.

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@NuclearAnthro They’re the ones, tho technically ASD is the Five Eyes part… which is why they had such a presence last week.

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@NuclearAnthro Australia’s spooks are structured more like the UK than the US, but there’s still some significant differences.

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@NuclearAnthro @DDsD ASIO agents are (were?) generally unarmed, rely on AFP or Army for muscle.

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@NuclearAnthro @DDsD Aust Security & Intelligence Organisation, equivalent to MI5 and the counterintelligence role of the FBI and DHS.

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Boarding train 2 of 7 for the day, I think it is. I’ve already done tram 1 of 4.

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jon_snow_420 when i think of america i basically picture two guys with guns and one will shoot if he sees a breast & the other will shoot if he doesn’t

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kylefox My new standard reply to “idea people” looking for a technical cofounder. pic.twitter.com/Lyimo8KHJh

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@DDsD @NuclearAnthro That’s probably not necessary, for a number of reasons.

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@NuclearAnthro I can’t wait to look at it under a microscope.

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@NuclearAnthro The “material sample” has arrived, thank you, and I appreciate your observation that it is “largely safe”.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Research on the Allied code name PURPLE may also yield some insights.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Perhaps by way of an initial feasibility study you could familiarise yourself with the Battle of the Coral Sea.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron You’re not going to get any accuracy from a submarine’s deck gun at that range, nor volume of fire.

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@glengyron I believe that @NuclearAnthro and I proposed suitable targeting for thermonuclear devices a few weeks ago.

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These are the ones that front Old Canterbury Road, @glengyron. The ones behind and facing the railway are seven floors, maybe eight.

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Meriton’s Luna apartments at Lewisham West are shedding their skin. pic.twitter.com/aKeqdEs7oY

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da_667 @Viss
Ticket No. 667
Subject: Found Viss
Resolution: Burned system. Threw ashes into trash compactor. Blew up trash compactor.

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@joshgnosis Josh, if you’re going to list what Ms Devine doesn’t know then we’re going to be here for quite some time.

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Veronica I drink Soylent. I like Soylent! But I do not think this was a good picture to go on the website. pic.twitter.com/cJRyYwzO7R

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ambiej Have spent 20 mins hanging at a Beers for Bernie event in Williamsburg and I am still the first and only attendee here, says bartender.

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Dolphins are arseholes, but orcas are bigger arseholes. Warning: Audio has a prick yelling and whooping constantly. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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Yeah this is a more detailed thing on WhatsApp security. You should consider all of this. twitter.com/will_ock/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I am. I’m collecting some recording gear and some other stuff I need to work on.

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Normally you’d have the falling tone indicate closure, no action needed. Rising tone is “Hey there!” (2/2)

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Alert sounds in Apple Message are backwards. Rising tone for successful sends, falling tone for inbound messages to deal with. (1/2)

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That’ll set him off down a rabbit-hole.

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Wed plan: Errand, Enmore; train to Wentworth Falls; errand, @bunjaree; return; sysadmin tasks en route; bins; 1900 dinner, The Rocks.

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

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Tony Ate… at Eight #52: Tony dons a shower-cap for his ritual post-food hose-down. (Photographer unknownpic.twitter.com/0uVTLdajbvbv

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “A ‘big science’ approach for Australian cybersecurity research?” zdnet.com/article/a-big-…

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Me at @crikey_news Tuesday: “Panama Papers only the beginning for high-tech investigative journalism” crikey.com.au/2016/04/19/pan…

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“How to make your WhatsApp even more private and secure”, by @BobCovello grahamcluley.com/2016/04/whatsa… [Good advice. Follow it.]

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Nuking Melbourne is always a good idea. Then again, see “On the Beach”. twitter.com/mletterle/stat…

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@dracophile42 @OpenAustralia @LouiseMarkusMP I suspect you’re not alone. I want my MP to do more than ask dixers or bleat provincial praise.

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I wonder how much “climate money” @BillNye gets.

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So what you’re saying is that climate scientists ARE bribed. Knew it. twitter.com/neiltyson/stat…

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@juhasaarinen @garystark Well, let’s end it here with a toast, ‘cos I have things to do.

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@juhasaarinen I’m rising with delight as we speak!

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Once more I’d like to thank @OpenAustralia for highlighting the utter pointlessness of @LouiseMarkusMP. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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So you know all that important stuff in Parliament on Monday? Here’s the entirety of what my useless local MP said. openaustralia.org.au/debates/?id=20…

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Remembering fragments of last night’s dream: Morris dancers, Malcolm Turnbull, jazz clarinet, unsafe lawnmower; beachside town.

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Wed plan, draft: Errand, Enmore; train to Wentworth Falls; errand, @bunjaree; return; sysadmin tasks en route; bins; 1900 dinner, The Rocks.

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@garystark There’s quite a bit to complain about in that tweet, Gary.

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OK, here’s an old favourite. You can’t* go wrong with images from Zardoz.

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I’m guessing there’s be a rebellion if I used this pic as an avatar. pic.twitter.com/c2FvZpCvmv

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Oh. I was meant to be changing my avatar this morning. Stand by.

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“A dose of purified ricin powder the size of a few grains of table salt can kill an adult human,” so maybe avoid it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricin

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FBI A man who attempted to purchase ricin on the dark web was sentenced to 16 yrs in prison. fbi.gov/news/stories/2… pic.twitter.com/5b6SdaGCdp

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@Tim_Beshara You should probably be grateful. Then again, your Wednesday is probably going to be annoying I guess.

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Wednesday. Tap dancing could be your path to success. Wednesday.

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