Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 27th, 2016

Sneezing. Coughing. Gone.

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I assume this is a polite way of saying they’re getting old. twitter.com/NME/status/736…

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benpobjie What a deranged series of words twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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I have never doubted the goat harvesters of North Hwanghae Province. twitter.com/jeffsonstein/s…

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@jplonie I know but but telephone has a mind of its own and it’s not very good.

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The Internet is such a piece of shit.

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I’m already on the train to Central, currently passing under Mascot.

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Touchdown Sydney (which failed to be tweeted automatically for some reason) instagram.com/p/BF6Io4ZCFtX/

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Replacing the Lilyfield option with a CBD option, at least for tonight.

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I’ll be charitable, and say that the Opal-seller at Domestic station must’ve had a long day. Or less charitably, is an idiot.

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Transmitters off. See you in Sydney.

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@SalingerPrivacy @Steve_Lockstep @Anthony_Caruana Had I known before I was committed I’d have made a fuss. I’ll pressure next year.

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The view from my not-quite-usual seat 29F. instagram.com/p/BF5-JvxiFot/

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“REGULAR FISTING is GOOD for your HEALTH, says respected surveyor” (Aug 2014) theregister.co.uk/2014/08/01/fis…

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Oh wait, one of the allegations was plagiarism. So there’s that.

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Not only has Telstra’s CTO been sacked, they’ve taken down his blog. crn.com.au/news/telstra-s… How gloriously Stalinist.

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LOOK IT’S AN AEROPLANE IT’S AN AEROPLANE AN AEROPLANE AN AEROPLANE. Love your work, @VirginAustralia. pic.twitter.com/GPdP5KnOkd

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I just heard an aircraft land. We’ve been told that’s our plane to Sydney. The plan is coming together.

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@KompleatKnut @_midofo_ Oh the entire thing is utterly hilarious.

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@dlitchfield @caseyjohnellis @troyhunt @y011 Yeah but you proposed destroying capitalism itself, so that’s just wrong.

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It took 15 minutes to add another 5 minutes to the ETD, though, so we’re slowly catching up.

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Another announcement, another 5 minutes. VA536 OOL-SYD now has an ETD of 1935 AEST.

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@davispg @zdnetaustralia @AndrewRJamieson It’s going to be a glorious shitfight, no matter what happens.

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“Uber attempts to fine Palaszczuk after drivers rack up AU$786k worth of penalties”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/uber-a…

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@_midofo_ Yeah I kinda liked that bit too.

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@caseyjohnellis Also, I was a bad boy and went to @troyhunt’s presentation, which clashed with @y011’s.

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@caseyjohnellis @y011 Composing an email to Friendster as we speak.

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@davispg @zdnetaustralia Thanks. I’m really just channelling @AndrewRJamieson’s wisdom and adding a feelpinion.

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@katgallow I know. :) I’m having to repeat that SYD has been on single-runway ops all day until just a short time ago.

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@caseyjohnellis @y011 Apparently the Earth has been round for quite some time now. At least a few months, possibly years even.

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@caseyjohnellis @y011 Um, is over and we’re all on the way home and/or stuck in an airport.

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And VA536 has just been pushed back a further 15 minutes to an EDT of 1930 AEDT.

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@simongascoigne @jodiem @VirginAustralia I’ve been on a delayed QF flight out of PER, airline covered hotel and meals. I had no status.

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Meanwhile, “Telstra CTO sacked” itnews.com.au/news/telstra-c…

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nealobermeyer This headline did not mean what I first thought it meant. pic.twitter.com/eqeBuyMYgt

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@jodiem @VirginAustralia Yeah look don’t get me started on Stupid Vivid, for everyone’s sake.

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@jodiem I pity the poor @VirginAustralia staff who have to deal with customers less patient and gentle-natured than me.

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@jodiem That’s the question, right? @VirginAustralia has already cancelled two flights from OOL, but we’re still 2h 10m late at this stage.

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@R_Chirgwin @aqualung The lovely @Anthony_Caruana admitted me to the @VirginAustralia lounge. They can delay flights as long as they like.

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And now VA536 has been pushed back a further 10 minutes to an EDT of 1915 AEDT.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “No stars for Internet of Things security” zdnet.com/article/no-sta…

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Half-way through my two-hour flight delay at OOL. Starting on another glass of pinot noir. Waiting patiently.

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@DDsD We did, but the internet was smaller back then.

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“Watch Live”, what? What are you proposing to show us here? twitter.com/abc7newsBayAre…

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CynicSam Kinda reminds me of how Mr T ended up kicking in doors to sell convection ovens on commercial TV twitter.com/WIRED/status/7…

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Well there’s VH-YFU ready to head to Melbourne. pic.twitter.com/lozfJz23vn

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SEKRIT KNOWLEDGE: The women organising kept a list. “Stupid things men have asked us.” I think they should publish it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sure, but I have endless free wine until I leave this room.

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@cefiar It was scheduled for 1705. Current ETD is 1905.

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Ah well, VA536 is pushed back another hour. Departing OOL at 1905 now. MOAR WINE.

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I may be delayed an hour, but the kind @Anthony_Caruana has admitted me to the @VirginAustralia lounge at OOL. pic.twitter.com/cGTo86Kefk

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I’ve just noticed that VA536 OOL-SYD is delayed by an hour. I assume this is down to weather at SYD.

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Thank you, @AusCERT, for a fine conference. Now in the limo to OOL with @adambspencer and @Anthony_Caruana.

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Yeah but @mercuryiss and I scored no wins from four, @hak5darren scored four from four. twitter.com/jamver/status/…

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It has been noted, , that this is an entires stage full of white males. Sad face. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus It is. I hadn’t realised until too late to cancel.

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Us folk on the Speed Debate panel have just received our briefing from @adambspencer and we’re ready to go in 13 minutes.

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This door has been open since at least this time yesterday, or maybe the day before, I forget which. twitter.com/InfoSecFriends…

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@nkav This is precisely why I laugh every time I see all the open car parks outside the Pentagon, NSA headquarters etc.

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There’s a paper on all this OSINT stock market research stuff from @nikcub at nikcub.com on Monday.

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DeptDefence Combat Team Live Fire Attacks during Ex Southern Jackaroo video.army.gov.au/play/4689#sort… pic.twitter.com/rkzKbnRa6q

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Patiscope Kedi gerçeği pic.twitter.com/Xpq3ll3OmX

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Crying now. twitter.com/nytpolitics/st…

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“As a result of this,” says @nikcub, “I don’t know if you’ve heard, but we won the war.”

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Example: The German tank problem of World War II. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_ta…

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The ways he just suggested were all illegal, I believe.

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NikCub: How would you find all the users of Bank W?
Me: Legally or illegally?
NikCub: [Pause] Er, either way.

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Example: The Muddy Waters Research report exposing fraud by Sino-Forest Corporation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Fore…

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Example: A hedge fund registred as a Foursquare developer to get API access and track location checkins to predict store sales.

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Example: UBS hired satellite time to photograph Wal-Mart parking lots to predict sales figures. pic.twitter.com/zqUtqD03tO

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Example: An oil industry intelligence firm takes aerial photos of oil storage tanks, to see how full they are.

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Example: Apple needs trucks to ship iPhones, staff to sell them etc. So count them.

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This session is really about how to run OSINT operations to predict stock market moves.

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BTW, the lawyers who did the previous session said that bashing ASIC is a national sport. Yeah. And there’s a reason for that.

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Next up: Nik Cubrilovic (@nikcub), “Stock Hacks: Applying Info Leakage to Profitably Trade Stocks” conference.auscert.org.au/nik-cubrilovic

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@girlie_swot Ah, I see what you mean. I’m a bit slow today.

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That said, compared to the US, Australian victims have some advantages. pic.twitter.com/Om7QhTGeJ5

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@AndrewRJamieson My pleasure. As you can see, I like the idea but… but I’m happy to be convinced otherwise. :)

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agarner Ben Di Marco: Home Depot paid $250M to financial institutions and $19.5M to individuals, settling out of court

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@DDsD Nope. There’s no data breach notification laws in Australia at all yet, though a draft bill is out there. See AGD’s website.

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Apparently @ClydeCoNews has a paper on these issues. I’m hoping to find the exact link shortly.

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The next bit is about some litigation that’s happened re data breached. I won’t tweet this, ‘cos I need to listen more closely.

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The other two regulators haven’t been cybering as much. pic.twitter.com/zQb3GSs8TN

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When must you notify, according to the draft legislation. pic.twitter.com/Nydx2kjUox

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We don’t have mandatory data breach notification in Australia, but there’s a draft out there. pic.twitter.com/vUpGRlKNas

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The relevant bits of the Privacy Act and APPs. pic.twitter.com/uZpGzSfuB9

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This is what ASIC thinks you should be doing. pic.twitter.com/LBiCs3xQZr

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There’s four regulatory authorities to think about. pic.twitter.com/TBBCz67LNr

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Next for me: Ben Di Marco & Matthew Pokarier, “Emerging Legal & Regulatory Risks for Data Breaches” conference.auscert.org.au/ben-di-marco-a…

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If you’re wanting tweets from Bill Caelli’s presentation, follow @Steve_Lockstep.

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Goddam you hackers, why can’t you just leave things alone? twitter.com/jamver/status/…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “No stars for Internet of Things security”, a response to @AndrewRJamieson at zdnet.com/article/no-sta…

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But @troyhunt reckons that is you’ve lost someone’s data, you tell them exactly what was lost. End of presentation.

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Number 1 is obvious. Number 2 is slowly happening. nIt’s hard to convince breached companies to do number 3.

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This is what @troyhunt says we need to do with consumer data breaches. pic.twitter.com/8CKuqnVQTN

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In fact, law enforcement and security researchers are generally heading in the same direction and cooperate, says @troyhunt.

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“Security researcher arrested” is a common headline, but those guys have usually gone WELL beyond reasonable activities.

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Erm, “wait” until you get home. Sigh.

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The prize for best use of stock photography goes to @TheRegister. pic.twitter.com/G23tXEcPMC

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“If you’re not familiar with term, with until you get home before Googling.” pic.twitter.com/0nF6SfY2MQ

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Something beginning with “w” is a very bad thing right now.

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We’re running through material that’s in @troyhunt’s “Here’s how I verify data breaches” (5 May) troyhunt.com/heres-how-i-ve…

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@LazyLysistrata Oh. I hadn’t check them myself. What a shame.

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Darkweb sites are “Guns, drugs and data breaches”, says @troyhunt

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To turn your screen green and become a real hacker, type “color a” into your terminal.

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This must be hacking because the data is in green. pic.twitter.com/dcdswUOD8N

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BECAUSE HE’S A HACKER, @DDsD, DON’T YOU KNOW ANYTHING? twitter.com/DDsD/status/73…

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The rationale starts off alleging it’s for the good of society, but it’s really about money. pic.twitter.com/iRdclecP0Q

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I’m not sure that @troyhunt is convinced by these hacker stories. pic.twitter.com/bicn8pTC6M

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agarner Troy Hunt: really most hackers are sub-20 year olds that can download a free tool and copy and paste pic.twitter.com/dx95k6Tq13

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Hackers causing the consumer data breaches really aren’t scary dangerous guys, says @troyhunt. They’re usually kids.

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THE DORMANT CYBERPATHOGENS ARE BEING RELEASED. pic.twitter.com/cUxvsDyPIQ

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We know this is hacking because a guy in a hoodie is typing code on a green screen. pic.twitter.com/QRYLOosYnh

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Next up: @troyhunt, “Lessons from a quarter of a billion breached records” in @haveibeenpwned conference.auscert.org.au/troy-hunt

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ve had words with the appropriate authorities.

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HAHAHAHA! One of the items out for morning tea is jugs of Berocca.

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If you’re into this tech, think less about tech and more about society, says @Kxyne. Hear hear!

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I’ll just throw this into the stream… twitter.com/daviottenheime…

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I’m getting pushback to say the photo is Watson Sr not Watson Jr. Please do your own fact-checking.

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“This is not a case of Godwin’s Law,” says @Kxyne, “because they really are Nazis.”

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That’s Thomas Watson Jr, second president of IBM, sitting to Hitler’s left. pic.twitter.com/zzNBh8gV8h

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Wait. Are you saying that I’m a malicioius AI? twitter.com/KompleatKnut/s…

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Wait. Are you saying that I’m a malicioius AI? twitter.com/KompleatKnut/s…

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agarner Kayne Naughton: People love Siri but there’s really not a lot (in terms of AI) going on under the hood

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@nicsuzor Yet another shortcoming of the marketing department…

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Wait. Are you saying that I’m a malicioius AI? twitter.com/jamver/status/…

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“Microsoft did us a lot of favours,” says @Kxyne pic.twitter.com/cJQpL3J9ON

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franksting “4% of the Australian population is involved in the trucking industry” Automation is going to see some full on resistance

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If the smart people at the NSA make AI mistakes like this, imagine how well your devs are advising marketing, says @Kxyne.

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This did not turn out well. Innocent people were mistakenly tagged as terrorists and killed.

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So this tiny data sample was used to generalise the hunt for terrorists in the rest of the dataset. twitter.com/OaaSvc/status/…

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darrenpauli Neural networks are like an anen-no-me, says @Kxyne. A-nen-no-me? Anemone? A-nen-no-me?

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franksting “We could’ve cured cancer if they’d been doing medical research rather than figuring out how to make you buy herbal viagra”

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Just cited: “Atlas Robot - Swearing Mod - Boston Dynamics” youtube.com/watch?v=zkv-_L…

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This image from Omron currently on screen. pic.twitter.com/Z5l7tu94rg

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_Mike_Holm_ Whoa @Kxyne I can’t deal pic.twitter.com/ck9aMdn90s

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Just cited: “MarI/O - Machine Learning for Video Games” youtube.com/watch?v=qv6UVO…

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AndrewRJamieson Ppl interested in AI Neural Nets take a look here: Google image recognition creating it’s own images: googleresearch.blogspot.com.au/2015/06/incept…

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“With enough stupid data, you can prove any stupid thing.” — @kxyyn6

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We are very good at lying to ourselves with maths, and AI increases that “skill”. pic.twitter.com/G84fLu3MH3

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If you want to learn about neural networks, go here. pic.twitter.com/nk7s73A40T

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@dlitchfield @AusCERT Sorry, David. It’s a commercial decision. ;)

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Kayne Naughton launches his bid for Emperor of the World. pic.twitter.com/rPyZzO7AOR

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Today’s keynote: Kayne Naughton, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: AI as an amplifier of human failings” conference.auscert.org.au/kayne-naughton

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@SnarkyPlatypus I chose which topics I wanted and which side I’d argue from. It’s a self-troll.

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Oh, and here are the topics and teams for the Speed Debate. pic.twitter.com/Bmdx5bhxY0

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Fri plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (one done); 0900 @AusCERT Conference inc 1345 Speed Debate; 1705 VA536 OOL-SYD; train; tram; collapse.

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While the t-shirt is amusing, this should be:
real = !logo;
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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. “My God, it’s full of stars!” And now it’s breakfast time.

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Exactly. This always fixed everything. twitter.com/louis_simoneau…

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Let’s try that Gold Coast photo again with better brightness. pic.twitter.com/GfrIXxHoht

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My final day on the Gold Coast is magnificent in a different way. pic.twitter.com/Al71EZENPE

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“US nuclear arsenal [still] controlled by 1970s computers with 8in floppy disks” theguardian.com/technology/201…

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“Russian planes (inc special mission aircraft) intercepted by Belgian F-16s over Baltics” theaviationist.com/2016/05/26/her… pic.twitter.com/ZCWJTDSEqo

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@davispg Yeah, I was in last year’s panel, and it was hilarious.

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There’s different teams for different questions, @davispg, but I seem to have boundless positivity. pic.twitter.com/Bmdx5bhxY0

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Fri plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; 0900 @AusCERT Conference inc 1345 Speed Debate; 1705 VA536 OOL-SYD; train; tram; collapse.

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Friday. Are your eyes bright? Is your tail bushy? IS YOUR TAIL BUSHY? Friday.

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