Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 22nd, 2016

“Orkestra Obsolete play Blue Monday using 1930s instruments” youtube.com/watch?v=cHLbaO…

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GordyPls Pretty good I guess. pic.twitter.com/hBKFkkmnwB

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@davispg @marcuskelson @MacqDictionary I have enough deranged fantasies in my head as it is.

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@marcuskelson @davispg Nice story, but I’m pretty sure @MacqDictionary had “omnishambles” in their sights before our chat the other day.

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benpobjie The Mamamia long game reveals itself twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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mrgrumio A look like this never goes out of style. pic.twitter.com/eurU20MPfa

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At age 15 Lawrence and his schoolfriend Cyril Beeson visited churches and made rubbings of their monumental brasses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._E._Law…

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Not the best video dub, but here’s a complete performance of “Beyond the Fringe” youtube.com/watch?v=KUd1Ox…

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@voltagex Yes, but you’re not claiming that to be the height of culinary innovation. I also approve of eggs.

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@vealmince Indeed, but it is no affectation.

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whiteswine brought to you by people who want you to trust them to manage a long-term high-level nuclear waste dump twitter.com/abcnewsAdelaid…

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@whiteswine M’pleasure. @WarOnTheRocks is a good place to browse, and not just for the cocktail recipes.

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Me: “Taxi to [LOCATION REDACTED] in Katoomba, please.”
Taxi operator: “You’re a long way from home.”

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“How Good Are They? The latest insights into China’s military tech” warontherocks.com/2016/05/how-go… An excellent overview, with links.

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Can someone help me here? Why are we discussing whether or not John Faulkner is a fetishist? twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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scottsimpson That’s exactly right, Siri. I DID want to know how much a gallon of the movie “Milk” costs. pic.twitter.com/EZZdeIihbO

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@ijunk2009 @Colvinius @wolfcat All of these puns are the samovar and over again.

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@wolfcat @Colvinius True. Such behaviour is quite Volga.

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catholic_nun wow I had no idea Satan was so knowledgeable and generous with his time pic.twitter.com/3jOEO6jMre

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If mothers saw this behaviour from any middle-aged man apart from a campaigning politician they’d call the police. twitter.com/FJKeany/status…

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@GrantWTrent Yeah I had plenty of Fun With Chemistry as a kid. It’s amazing I lived through it.

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TheOnion Ayahuasca Shaman Dreading Another Week Of Guiding Tech CEOs To Spiritual Oneness onion.com/1WI7SFo pic.twitter.com/a3gA17Zqrx

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Sorry, a what? Is that a urinary tract infection? twitter.com/vealmince/stat…

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I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t see this tweet, until I remembered I have “glitter” in my Twitter mute list. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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At least it’s served in an actual bowl, which makes a change from the usual vacuum cleaner bag or hospital bedpan.

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I assume the purple shit is either potassium permanganate to prevent infection, or glitter to keep the kids amused.

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And that most lazy of culinary concepts, “Meh. Stick an egg on it.”

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Sorry? What even is this? Potting mix and a strawberry? twitter.com/writerpollock/…

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For those of you having trouble understanding how “a hole in the wall” works, a diagram. twitter.com/nytimes/status…

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Part one of a @WarOnTheRocks feature on USAF’s lack of Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD) capability. warontherocks.com/2016/05/the-ne…

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@ssharwood Well the good news is that it should be clearing later today. Or so we’re told.

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@Gin_ev_ra I’m just talking about some of the idiotic exaggeration floating around.

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Can algorythms teach us to spell ‘algorithms’, though? What does Tom Griffiths have to say about that? twitter.com/RNFutureTense/…

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rpy East Japan Rail Company’s app makes me answer my occupation before I can use it, here are the choices pic.twitter.com/vAhlpkFUGg

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Which is why firearms training should start at age 3. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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But only Elizabeth still does the skirt thing over the subway grate. twitter.com/HistoryInPics/…

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Sun plan, draft: Cleaning (part-done); Sunday lunch and shopping, Katoomba; podcast scripting (to be recorded Monday now); Weekly Wrap.

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@staticsan I don’t understand. How does this inflict pain on them?

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@staticsan So you just punch them now, or what?

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I am going to be That Guy again. Dear Sydney, what’s happening is not back-burning but hazard-reduction burns. They’re different things.

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@Bruff No, that’s not it. But that’s a great name for an app.

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@developerjack Well, you could always “harness the power of big data analytics using machine-learning algorithms”. That’s always good.

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@developerjack For bonus points, “A key solution is real-time threat intelligence to enable 360-degree visibility of cyber intrusions.”

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“As more organisations run core apps from the cloud, they must develop distributed defences against cyber threats.” twitter.com/developerjack/…

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@semibogan I’m sure I have no idea what you mean.

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The other day I was talking to a local woman in her 80s who worked in London during the 1952 smog. She thinks you’re all soft.

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Sydney folk talking about “minimal visibility” due to smoke haze need to get a little perspective. London 1952. pic.twitter.com/szSySr23fN

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Now get that image out of your head.

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Where’s the Attorney-General? It’s an election campaign. He’ll be trussed up in a ball-gag somewhere he doesn’t have to “explain” anything.

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karenmorrison1 This woman’s face pic.twitter.com/QwBMuSg8NI

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OK, who is responsible for this? pic.twitter.com/YgZvmzd1NJ

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petercardwell Can we just take a moment out of our day to sympathise with this poor person. pic.twitter.com/UuFyy97yWC

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gcluley Without Bill Gates the anti-virus industry would never have been so huge. RT his tweet and help raise for charity twitter.com/gatesfoundatio…

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@BeachPhilosophy @WIRED Let’s have it both ways, eh? I am SO sick of this techno-utopian bubblethink.

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That’s that batch done. There will be more tonight, once I’ve read the ones that remain to be read.

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“Incensing critics, Google engineer ends push for crypto-only setting in Allo” (21 May) arstechnica.com/security/2016/…

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“The Illustrious History of Misquoting Winston Churchill” (Jan 2015) smithsonianmag.com/history/illust…

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“How England’s First Feline Show Countered Victorian Snobbery About Cats” (13 May) atlasobscura.com/articles/how-e…

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“A Notorious Hacker Just Released a How-To Video Targeting Police” (19 May) motherboard.vice.com/read/phineas-f…

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“Is coding the new literacy?” (20 May) anthimeriarampant.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/is-… [Short answer: Of course not, you arsehat.]

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“Computer science class fails to notice their TA was actually an AI chatbot” (16 May) thenextweb.com/shareables/201…

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“How to be Charismatic”, by @umairh (11 May) medium.com/on-arete/chari…

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OK, the next bunch of tweets will be me clearing tabs off my web browser. Some of the links are a few days old.

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Let’s not discuss the use of tense in that immediately preceding tweet. It’s still relatively early, for a Sunday.

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I’ve finally looked in my @SimpliVityCorp goodie bag from the other day, and discover a Google Cardboard.

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Microsoft is “funding research to detect terrorist content”. Apparently a “terrorist picture” is a thing now. arstechnica.com/information-te…

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Suuuuuuuuuure you want these credentials for your “research”, @troyhunt. Look, your secret is safe with us. twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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JamesAALongman All the people who have mispronounced Jeremy Hunt’s name on live TV or radio. 40 seconds of joy youtu.be/T3_RnVmuBUw

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@R_Chirgwin @ssharwood Right now the smoke is just in the valleys, but I know that’s deceptive. There’ll be more when the burn starts today.

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@ssharwood Sorry to hear it’s hitting you hard. This is where I thank the gods for reasonably decent lung health.

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Sun plan, early draft: Clean the kitchen; Sunday lunch and shopping, Katoomba; podcast scripting (to be recorded Monday now); Weekly Wrap.

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“Morning gaze”, eh? That’s certainly the case today. pic.twitter.com/GZDzvwjHhh

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smartbrain @stilgherrian someone doesn’t know how to draw a Venn diagram. twitter.com/HillaryClinton…

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cyberwar Have to retweet a title like this. twitter.com/KennethGeers/s…

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doctorow United offered men-only “executive” flights until 1970
boingboing.net/2016/05/21/uni… pic.twitter.com/gIFZrQJxyP

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Sunday. No, nothing is vibrating. Why do you think something is vibrating? No, I can’t hear anything like that either. Sunday.

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