Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 10th, 2016

Tony Ate… at Eight #72: “Close your eyes, Tony, and we’ll give you a big surprise.” (Photo: Ryan Pierse/Gettypic.twitter.com/3KZE2w2H3131

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

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This is very very good and you should listen to it. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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TheFeedSBS *nods solemnly* twitter.com/digorthodoxy/s…

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hicksfilosopher your vagina falls off twitter.com/CNET/status/72…

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BTW, @SwiftOnSecurity, NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is investigating USyd IT contracting. icac.nsw.gov.au/investigations…

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And of course Uni of Sydney hadn’t encrypted the laptop in the first place. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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SwiftOnSecurity You can’t just encrypt a computer and when crap hits the fan just wave your hands. You need regular reporting to demonstrate it to auditors.

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SwiftOnSecurity We specially manage all engineers with customer data for just this reason. Preboot authentication+central reporting twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Listening to Isy Suttie’s “The Things We Do For Love” episode 1. It’s quite good. comedy.co.uk/podcasts/isy_s…

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@developerjack @Sydney_Uni Oh, and it was data about access to disability services. Shall we count that as medical data as well?

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@developerjack @Sydney_Uni Yep. The coder was given an unencrypted laptop and live data and could take it off-site. Three fails there.

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@ashabeeeee It may just be a brainfade moment. Anglicare is the Anglican Church’s network of aged care homes.

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However absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. pic.twitter.com/H75g1a5AtF

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Uni of Sydney has at least sorted out their procedures now, or so they claim. pic.twitter.com/KJVDKKByAd

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Blame the user, eh Uni of Sydney? You gave this coder a laptop without whole-disk encryption. Poor practise, that. twitter.com/iTnews_au/stat…

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“The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia” thediplomat.com/2016/05/the-bi…

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malcolmstaring Malcolm looking at very advanced medicine machine pic.twitter.com/iZLPRkcHaX

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malcolmstaring Looking at shiny university funded advanced invention pic.twitter.com/bf636AtS1c

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LeeLinChinSBS Looking at these pictures pushed me into menopause. You disgust me. twitter.com/HarlGuy96/stat…

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There’s much more in the Deloitte Australian Privacy Index, and I hope to bring you some commentary tomorrow.

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“Businesses and consumers increasingly concerned about data privacy: Deloitte”, writes @achanthadavong zdnet.com/article/busine…

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Steve_Lockstep A peek at “ The Hype Machine”, my presentation at May 26 conference.auscert.org.au/steve-wilson pic.twitter.com/hgpHrqcTtu

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“A look inside the room where former detectives spend their days tracking child abusers”, writes @Ro_Smith news.com.au/national/crime…

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Still saving up for the Porsche… twitter.com/kypros1992/sta…

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Have all copies of this photograph been removed from the internet yet? pic.twitter.com/EaYmxMG29e

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davrosz I preferred Kelly O’Dwyer better in her previous role playing Neil in the Young Ones. pic.twitter.com/XUpqtKIc8L

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liamosaur I’m in the wrong business. How does one transition from infosec to the diplomatic corps? pic.twitter.com/5r1rceMqyg

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@ataraxite Indeed. I have sought clarification from the Senator’s office.

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Should I mention my Prussian ancestry at this point? twitter.com/niall_gooch/st…

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@michaelneale Such a thing would be a marvel, if it were ever possible.

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“Help us create a global system so anyone can work from anywhere,” they boast. “Come and work in this same dreary shithole as us!”

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Or “Silicon Valley” companies could have East Bay offices and connect them via some sort of electronic network. twitter.com/RedwoodGirl/st…

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gattaca 5 must listen to security podcasts | CSO Online bit.ly/1NmjCdM

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I do indeed think draining the Sun is a good idea. twitter.com/DavidWolfe/sta…

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But it already has been exposed. Abbott… Hockey..twitter.com/MichaelPascoe0…6p

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Oh I quite like this new Orly? book! twitter.com/anthonykava/st…

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@dobes @CompleatCunt @joshgnosis And I’m in a jailshell, so I can’t do too much poking around.

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@dobes @CompleatCunt @joshgnosis Dunno what it is, it’s an account on shared hosting box at a AU provider.

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Actually, @joshgnosis @dobes, this is even better.
ddate 2>/dev/null || echo gtfo

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“Internet Video Views Is A 100 Percent Bullshit Metric”, which must come as a shock to simply everyone*. gawker.com/internet-video…

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@joshgnosis @dobes Of course I should’ve said:
ddate || gtfo
I’ll go now.

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theleast Gang-gang Cockatoo on our front balcony today. Adult male. pic.twitter.com/PjrqYlTDg6

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It’s funny because it’s true. Except IoT’s friends are not the kind of friends who’d be useful. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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rharris334 The @auslibdems announces Greens deal. pic.twitter.com/a82J2qD28A

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@bastardsheep Anything that helps prevent going to Reddit is fine my me.

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“We don’t know why but someone hid sloths in all of the pictures on his friend’s dating profile” indy100.independent.co.uk/article/we-don…

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Surely…
Hi, my name’s Critical Infrastructure. It’s been 65 days since my last security incident. I found out todaytwitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…Cs

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@RanTLaw Could be worse. Could be deep Glaswegian.

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I liked Amanda Vanstone’s work a whole lot more when she was in Rome swilling wine and failing to file status reports.

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@RanTLaw Without knowing what you’re listening to, I can probably understand the need for escape.

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“Boris Johnson just sang ‘Ode to Joy’ in German to prove some sort of point we guess” indy100.independent.co.uk/article/boris-…

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@RanTLaw The tweet doesn’t have it, but the headline does have scare-quotes. Though he did discover it in the imagery.

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Despite my “joke”, this is a great bit of archaeology using data we all have access to. twitter.com/rbuerckner/sta…

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shadihamid Possibly my favorite Islam-related NYT correction of all time. nytimes.com/2016/05/09/us/… pic.twitter.com/Oq05uUF65z

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I’m not sure how this helps me. Will my porridge be “just right”? twitter.com/OmniReboot/sta…

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Ooh! It’s an Annoying Side Effects day! Hurrah! (I guess the good news is that it’s the first in a little while.)

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The Deloitte Privacy Index 2016 is out. Australian data. www2.deloitte.com/au/privacy-ind… [Registration required, ironically.]

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In these tweets, @halvarflake says exactly what I thought about Cylance’s pitch. Some of us did computing science, folks. @thegrugq

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halvarflake They may well be better than traditional AV (likely), but it is important to remember: ML is not magic pixie dust.

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halvarflake .. a ML algorithm is nothing but a bunch of signatures (called “features”) with weights calibrated by an optimization step.

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halvarflake Cylance is very keen that people recognize that “we do not do signature matching”. blog.cylance.com/know-the-truth… - but I would argue that …

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hughriminton Is there no respect? Spotted in the heart of @TurnbullMalcolm’s electorate pic.twitter.com/hqoe3kxVPA

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Hey cyber security people, if you thought the Internet of Things was bad now, check this out. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@hortovanyi Or perhaps “license”, for added piquancy.

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benpobjie It’s no wonder property values are so high if houses now include boyfriends as part of the package. twitter.com/QJernalisms/st…

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Asterisk in the US, being 4% of the world’s population. Asterisk asterisk pending affordable medical care. twitter.com/ChadAldeman/st…

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indygri @juhasaarinen Finally, a stylish and effective solution for protecting myself against genetically modified spy bees. pic.twitter.com/i8n28kFVqi

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As an added bonus, this now means I know the plural of “hakkerihuppari”.

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juhasaarinen Perfect presents for 1337 p33pZ like @mikko and @thegrugq : EM shielding hakkerihupparit. pic.twitter.com/zrLP1z3qGY

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Personally I’ve never linked “lice” with “popularity”, although… oh hang on, yes I have.

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“Maddow: New Poll Says Trump Less Popular With Women Than Lice, Root Canals and Cockroaches” bluenationreview.com/trump-less-pop…

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dobes If you are gallery journalist and write “media freedom” before “fundamental rights” and don’t see it is a tautology, or wrong.

Get fucked.

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dobes In the world of journalists thinking about themselves before others, this is a shocking tell by David Marr pic.twitter.com/wJmYgjANVR

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blackdoginst Got a couple of minutes spare? Check out our new video on building & maintaining mental resilience youtube.com/watch?v=pS5H7V…

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Briefing over. The Deloitte Privacy Index is out at 1200 AEST, and I’ll tweet a direct link then. I’ll have some commentary tomorrow.

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LeeLinChinSBS I’m not sure if you’re shocked or if this is your orgasm face. twitter.com/Luke_hawks/sta…

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You’ve got to admit, though, “Sophie Monk plays with her boobs” is one of the greatest news headlines in history. twitter.com/BrigadierSlog/…

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markhumphries The Daily Telegraph’s “Most Popular Stories” is a devastating snapshot of contemporary Australia. pic.twitter.com/9ZxbqiK6lw

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Shit_Pitches Drew Barrymore voices an animated bag of weed in a drug deal gone bad who dreams of leaving the ghetto and becoming a teacher

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chris23 “receiving injections of ground-up sheep fetuses in luxury Swiss and German clinics” twitter.com/m1k3y/status/7…

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@ericscheid @NNgroup Thanks for that. That dovetails nicely into some of the angles emerging from this briefing.

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What I will say about the Deloitte Privacy Index for now, tho, is that there’s some very interesting messages for organisations about trust.

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@cefiar Look I’ve only been working with audio for 35 years, so give me a chance to get the hang of it, OK?

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OK, I’m NOW about to dial in to a briefing on the Deloitte Privacy Index. It’s under embargo until 1200 AEST, so I won’t be tweeting it.

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phbarratt That’ll help. twitter.com/jamesmassola/s…

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Remember, all of these people are NOT reading and analysing policies or documenting the entire rest of the world. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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expectproblems Housemate: “I think Tim Minchin looks like a half way between a man and a raccoon.”

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expectproblems Housemate: “I think Christians frequently forget how bad Jesus would have smelt.”

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GonzoHacker Seems legit pic.twitter.com/fnuGIrjEsk

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In a time of allegedly-dwindling resources for journalism, this is how we allocate them. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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internetofshit DRM is coming to tacos theverge.com/2016/5/5/11602… pic.twitter.com/BeSqbFsJhI

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@nphair It seems to be a similar sort of analysis, as you’ll soon see.

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@ElishaPearce @SnarkyPlatypus This all makes sense. Thanks. The airport thing always ends up being more of an issue than I imagine.

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missie17 Wow
searchable here:
offshoreleaks.icij.org

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jdub The recent @crikey_news and @Mumbrellanews updates have something in common: Local team led by @benjmay. twitter.com/sophbenj/statu…

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When you have tired of a squeaking pig you have tired of life. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Not really. I haven’t been out and about much. The anti-airport mob are small but noisy up here.

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I wonder if the reason I can’t connect to the teleconference is because I’m an hour early.

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I’m about to dial in to a briefing on the Deloitte Privacy Index. It’s under embargo until 1200 AEST, so I won’t be tweeting it.

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triplejunearthd Announcing our 2016 PLAY SCHOOL REMIX competition! Get the stems here, and get to work! triplejunearthed.com/competition/pl… pic.twitter.com/8kiXZUEmwF

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It’s OK, @paulkidd, I’ll limit drinks to mentions of “working families”, double shots for “hard-working families”. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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“A people’s forum in the western Sydney electorate of Macquarie held by Liberal @LouiseMarkusMP,” a useless MP on a margin of 4.5%.

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It seems that @Steve_Lockstep has already started his research for the @AusCERT Speed Debate. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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Tue plan: Sysadmin tasks (now); 1000 Deloitte Privacy Index briefing via teleconference; an afternoon of bookkeeping (wow); quiet evening.

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@mjos_crypto Well I have to deal with all these things daily, so there’s my Christmas wish list sorted.

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ClaudeWillan Just a classic of the genre from @united pic.twitter.com/oU2CfLPB6c

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So the cellphone semen study is real. Thanks for digging that out. Though does this make things better or worse? twitter.com/mjos_crypto/st…

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“Silver Lining T-Shirt: Gain Control of Your Inner Environment” lessemf.com/personal.html#… Yeah this look ROCKS. pic.twitter.com/PmPfua6eue

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@NewtonMark Well, triggering the automated runs through rent-by-the-hour botnets could be a business-hours thing.

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It’s based on research by “the prestigious Cleveland Clinic and the Journal of Andrology”, so you know it’s good.

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“Don’t let cellphone radiation affect sperm count!” lessemf.com/personal.html#… pic.twitter.com/81HYAitY4i

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I have been updated. The debt is now $425.9 billion. twitter.com/swrightwestoz/…

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@swrightwestoz But who’s counting, right? :) Thanks for that.

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Tony Ate… at Eight #72: “Close your eyes, Tony, and we’ll give you a big surprise.” (Photo: Ryan Pierse/Gettypic.twitter.com/lBY2KngjVnVn

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

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Once more, the Abbott-Turnbull government excels at joined-up thinking and arranging ducks neatly. twitter.com/RichardTuffin/…

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@smidgey I just noticed that I did a typo, “conomics”, but that should so be a word.

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@smidgey Well if it’s totally made up that’s OK then! I’d suspected that was its purpose but conomics is not my thing so I defer to experts.

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@smidgey “The” formula? Where does that come from? Genuine enquiry. Seems a long time in this modern world etc.

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And here’s my source for that last tweet. Debt $422 billion. twitter.com/swrightwestoz/…

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To which the Abbott-Turnbull govt has added $120 billion, bringing total debt to $422 billion. twitter.com/amworldtodaypm…

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@GTRoberts Could well be a map of haemorrhoids too.

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@NewtonMark Oh hang on, NOW I’m getting interested. Also this. pic.twitter.com/gIFFcvifBv

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Y’know, @NewtonMark, I love how this perpetual motion machine grade snake oil keeps getting swallowed whole. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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NewtonMark “We’ve solved the Halting Problem!” twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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NewtonMark No, it can’t. twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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This is the sort of “analysis” to throw at @paulbudde for comment. Except he’s probably already way ahead of the WEF on this.

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Indeed, @SnarkyPlatypus, this relates as much to telco policies and pricing structures. Cheap 4G data lowers demand for public Wi-Fi.

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Tweeting an impromptu analysis of a World Economic Forum blog post before breakfast? There is seriously something wrong with me.

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Meanwhile, Australia isn’t even in the Top 20 for download speed of public Wi-Fi. Anyone surprised? Didn’t think so. pic.twitter.com/8p9SXY7M4c

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Still, the map IS very pretty. Use it as your desktop image. Impress your friends! buff.ly/1NoneMr pic.twitter.com/8gQnDlz8Z5

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Watch TED Talk attendees gobble it up in their slack-jawed gullibility, the data never questioned ‘cos TED doesn’t have audience questions.

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Still, watch that first map appear in a thousand slide decks, with none of the caveats explained, accompanied by some Random Big Numbers.

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Data comes from WiGLE, a smartphone tool for discovering / mapping networks. Do cultural factors affect its use? Or is that wealth again.

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This map shows, for example, how Wi-Fi penetration depends on population density, and there’s another caveat… pic.twitter.com/whxFnF7vmo

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While pretty, this is just another map of (n PopulationDensity) x (m Wealth) for some scaling factors n and m. twitter.com/evankirstel/st…

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Tue plan, draft: Sysadmin tasks; 1000 Deloitte Privacy Index briefing via teleconference; an afternoon of bookkeeping; quiet evening.

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Tuesday. Beep beep beep. No. Beep beep. No. Beep beep beep beep. Yes. Blip. Beep beep beep beep beep. No. Tuesday.

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