Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 30th, 2016

I also expect a pony, world peace, and a gift basket of some sort.

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I’m off to bed. By tomorrow morning, I expect all first-round audience spots to be gone, and four interesting guests to have volunteered.

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@MolksTVTalk I’m hoping that in the new financial year I can do them in other cities.

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@MolksTVTalk Well, I hope so. I need to find the appropriate D-grade celebrities first.

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I’ve been slothing today because of a cold, but I’ll be organising the talent tomorrow and announcing the panellists tomorrow night.

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So yeah, “The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #3” is being recorded this Saturday 4 June. stilgherrian.com/edict/00058a/ pic.twitter.com/xGdUUq3t8R

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Well try this. Exactly the same line-up, but naked in a spa bath full of olive oil. twitter.com/ABillionSuns/s…

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@AlisterAir @ConversationEDU Oh it’s an actual sentence, and grammatically OK, but it’s a terribly old-fashioned literary affectation.

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Pollytics Twitter, never change. pic.twitter.com/qxeURK1aIP

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“How unpleasant the @ConversationEDU can make sentences for people who dare to read their tweets.” —@stilgherrianntwitter.com/ConversationED…I

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I think we all need to savour the moment. twitter.com/AlisterAir/sta…

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ABCemergency Records broken for coldest May morning in eight areas across NSW, @BOM_au confirms abc.net.au/news/2016-05-3… pic.twitter.com/45eUpliVQh

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That it be pushed slowly into the sea. twitter.com/CabooltureNews…

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People who wear an adult animal onesie to this Saturday’s recording will get a free lunch and a seat down the front. twitter.com/ericscheid/sta…

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My guess is that it’s a rant against hotted-up cars. @dobes

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Well, @dobes, I just pointed Google Translate at that screenshot..pic.twitter.com/moCqSIXZ8G8G

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And ponies. Don’t forget ponies. (I can* see the good battlers of Lindsay working themselves up over arts funding.) twitter.com/AdamBandt/stat…

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@keith_the_cat Quite probably, as would I. Let’sl see if the charges stick, though.

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@rwerkh Sorry, my mistake. s474.17 of the Criminal Code: using a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence cdpp.gov.au/crimes-we-pros…

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@rwerkh Telecommunications Act. It gets them every time.

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If there’s any games devs who know geo data interested in developing stuff on refugee camps for a major uni, please email me.

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@skwashd Kind of a one-trick pony though.

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If you’re suggesting, @TrainLinkWest, that supporters line up on either side of the cars and punch on, I approve. twitter.com/TrainLinkWest/…

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The important question is whether they grow back their tails. twitter.com/GizmodoAU/stat…

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@suzannemcghie So, all I know is what’s in the news story. So click through, and you’ll know as much as I do.

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Technically, he was changed with “using a carriage service to cause offence”. Remember, folks, if you abuse someone, do it to their face.

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So that Woy Woy chiropractor charged with racial abuse has also been kicked out of the Liberal Party. abc.net.au/news/2016-05-3…

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The 20 spots are based on how many tables can be put close to the recording table. Second-round audience spots will be released if needed.

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I notice from the @eventbrite page that 9 of the 20 first-round audience spots have already been snarfed. publichouseforum3.eventbrite.com

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Since I had to sleep a bunch earlier today, once I’ve had dinner I’ll pimp the podcast and hunt down a few “celebrities”.

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Dear C-Grade Aussie “Celebrities”, don’t stress if you haven’t been approached to be on the panel yet. Running late. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@theharryshearer I can offer you no money, a tiny audience, and minimal hospitality in the form of lunch and drinks. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@theharryshearer So, where in AU will you be,. Sir, and where will you be on Saturday afternoon? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s… [Hey, worth a try.]

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@christopherneal @sylmobile @Chris_Mohan So this is really quite scary. And it gives me some idea which I should not be given.

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I’m happy to provide a proper bug report to your dev team tomorrow, @Menulog. But please sort out your data breach disclosure policy.

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Hey @Menulog, there’s a bug re entering a card’s on your iOS app, but bonus points for my order moving with me to complete on the website.

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Reminder: “The 9pm Edict Public House Forum” is being recorded on Saturday. Guests to be announced tomorrow night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@davidbewart Probably so, but then this guy has been arrested now.

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@NicholasFryer @PointZeroOne I know of technology that can help here, but there are, um, regulatory issues.

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I’m planning to go to “OpenAustralia Foundation Sydney Pub Meet & Lightning Talk” Tuesday night. meetup.com/OpenAustralia-…

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@PointZeroOne @NicholasFryer I suppose I could put chapter markers into the MP3 file.

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@dfpiii I think “cyber” is the Estonian word for “bad”.

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@NicholasFryer @PointZeroOne I’m going to run him in the next two episodes, though, because you know what he’s like.

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NicholasFryer Is there no chiropractic treatment for racism?

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NicholasFryer Right, that’s me out for the day. I need cheering up. Someone say something funny and clever.

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OMFG YOUR DREAM HOLIDAY RUINED BY CYBER TECHNOLOGY! (Thanks for thinking of me, @bengrubb.) twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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So that allegedly-racist chiropractor story? I think this is your tabloid headline. @TheRegister, negotiate now! afr.com/technology/web…

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“[AU] Government’s cyber security strategy falls short of global standards: UNSW” afr.com/technology/web…

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@NuclearAnthro Yeah, I listen to @theharryshearer’s “Le Show”, so he keeps me up to date on Louisiana’s arsehattery. Hope to visit one day.

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@NuclearAnthro It has its moments, though the points made in this totally genuine tourism promotion TVC are fair. youtube.com/watch?v=V41-uY…

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@darrenpauli True. And in many other parts of Australia.

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@NuclearAnthro The oysters are good. The waters are clean, and a lot of effort goes into keeping it that way. National parks, no industry.

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@NuclearAnthro There’s a gentle push to return things to their indigenous names. Quoll rather than “nature cat” etc.

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@NuclearAnthro The Sydney-Newcastle train runs along the side of the bay, where Koolewong is labelled. Beautiful. pic.twitter.com/atyrgIkvp0

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@NuclearAnthro A lot of Sydney’s oysters are farmed in the estuaries around there. google.com.au/maps/place/Woy…

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@NuclearAnthro Oh, yeah, you’re new here. Aboriginal word, repeated for “much/many” or emphasis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woy_Woy,_…

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Well, it looks like the “I was hacked” defence will now be tested. twitter.com/DrRachie/statu…

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Roger Rogerson is perhaps “a 73-year-old hapless fool, trying to find parking,” says his barrister. smh.com.au/nsw/jamie-gaos…

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adamliaw I don’t see why the next James Bond shouldn’t be an old Filipino lady but I guess that’s the patriarchy for you…

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NuclearAnthro Replace ‘Communism’ with ‘Trumpism?’

And don’t question the creepy 1950s aesthetic… pic.twitter.com/xrssIqDXug

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@R_Chirgwin Just skip the crowdfunding and kick it to death.

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@Styvo51 @GreenJ @BernardKeane My gut feeling says some content triggered a spam filter, perhaps a link to a site that had malware in pages.

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@jeamland Actually, it’s be handy to have a pre-recorded spot to drop into each episode before the election. I’ll have my people call.

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@jeamland You’ve still got time to get to Sydney for this Saturday’s recording.

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“Visit Australia! (Honest Government Advert)” youtube.com/watch?v=V41-uY…

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@NewtonMark Yeah, I just have to ramp up the audience numbers and subscriber base to make that work.

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This is why I’d need to be doing it for someone who’s got a legal department. BUT THEN THEY WOULD BE PART OF THE CONSPIRACY.

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On a sort-of-related note, “The 9pm Public House Forum 3” is being recorded this Saturday afternoon. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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God I really need a politics-oriented column and/or radio spot somewhere.

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Note to self: Let’s fill Grundle and Nancy with opium and throw them into the wading pool of custard.

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If anyone starts spouting this idiocy about “lefties” and “RWNJs”, I file them under “Arsehats whose ‘thinking’ is from half a century ago.”

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Indeed, I find the whole centuries-old left-right spectrum, literally one-dimensional, to be laughably inadequate.

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I’m all for equal opportunity, though. I laugh with equal amusement at lunatic conspiracy theories from any nook and cranny of politics.

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To the hard of thinking: There a big difference between coherent argument from conservative principles and this easy-to-debunk lunacy.

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OMFG I WOULD SO WATCH THIS SERIES WHEN WILL IT BE ON NETFLIX. twitter.com/PollHereford/s…

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Which would be worse? That Quadrant, Devine etc are knowing foot-soldiers in their propaganda war? Or that they actually believe this shit?

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JohnBirmingham OMFG WHAT HAPPENED TO NORMAL POTATOES WHY DID WE LET THINGS GET TO THIS POINT!?!? pic.twitter.com/lBpyo0K45I

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KetanJ0 Left my wireless mouse at a conference room. I am a……………………………………………………………………….leftist

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@NewtonMark Well, I think it goes back to when they lost their CIA funding. Sorry, their funding from the Congress for Cultural Freedom.

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Most journalists don’t even know that claims of being hacked can be challenged or checked, let alone how to do so. twitter.com/DrRachie/statu…

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In a sense, we are all hacked right now. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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Mind you, low-rent page-defacement types usually think that racial abuse or calling someone a faggot or lesbian is the height of hilarity.

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“Woy Woy chiropractor denies calling Senator Peris a ‘black c***’” dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/cent… Those goddam hacker again, eh?

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“NSW Police tells TrainLink some credit info in database breach could be used”, writes @achanthadavong zdnet.com/article/nsw-po…

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Sure, but the dogs had wi-fi trackers in their collars. twitter.com/twiddlekins/st…

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We got to fly business class, though, so that was nice.

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JUST TAKE THE FUCKIN’ DOG @dobes AND WE CAN GET OUT OF HERE.

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Well I wasn’t exactly happy about it either. Why the fuck didn’t you just take the dog instead of causing a scene? twitter.com/dobes/status/7…

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It was such a stupid dream. There was a lot more, but that’s all I remember.

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We were also each allowed to have a dog provided it had some sort of w-fi fracker. Except the dog was compulsory and @dobes didn’t want one.

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Apart from the obvious security aspect, my MacBook Pro kept coming back with the language set to Japanese and the timezone to Mogadishu.

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Meanwhile locals kept “breaking” my phones and computers so they had to be “repaired” by some official PH guy. It was obviously dodgy.

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These devices no longer conformed to AU standards and were being dumped on the PH market but @dobes and I were contracted to do advertorial.

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The first stories that @dobes and I worked on were abou re-equipping regional hospitals with really shitty Australian-made medical devices.

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Anyway, I dreamed that @dobes and I has been re-assigned to Manila, to cover stuff for an expat audience. I was horrible.

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Mind you, I spend so much time with hackers and other infosec “people” it’s a wonder I don’t get more weird diseases than I do.

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A quick lie-down turned into four hours of sleep. Now I’m not only feeling crap, I’m also annoyed. I’ve caught some disease.

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Mon plan, redraft: Due to a cold, the plan is now to stay warm and comfortable for a while, then hunt down talent. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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uommedia New research from @leadingatwork finds that managers rate themselves more highly than their employers rate them.
newsroom.melbourne.edu/news/survey-au…

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@nkav Why thank you. Now all I have to do is make sure there’s some guests to chat with!

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PhillipCoorey Election 2016 Live: Debate was a ratings disaster, more than 400,000 switched off. Here’s the numbers afr.com/news/election-…

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mongrel43 We all know ppl who need this sign. pic.twitter.com/UFhzDJrYzS

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Birmingham robber Omar Famuyide nabbed ‘cos he turned up in a victim’s “people you may know” feed on Facebook. bbc.com/news/uk-englan…

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The top 10 email domains in the MySpace data breach are interesting too. Ah, memories… leakedsource.com/blog/myspace pic.twitter.com/0NqyZUlZ9F

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glengyron She’s the best at twitter.com/markdistef/sta…

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@rohan_p I’m glad I don’t have that sort of struggle.

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@pjwissam Indeed. And the same imperative often means that ancient accounts are never deleted.

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“[MySpace] passwords were stored in SHA1 with no salting.” Hurrah! leakedsource.com/blog/myspace

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You shouldn’t be, @pjwissam. It’s just that ADHD-riddled Startupland only reports on things that are growing like a cancer. Stable = “dead”.

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Oh look, MySpace users have passwords just like everyone else! pic.twitter.com/iKg4eFdnkf

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Well hello, Captain Obvious. Thank you for joining us. twitter.com/leslienassar/s…

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“360 Million MySpace Accounts Leaked Online.” Hurrah! Another ginormous data breach! gizmodo.com.au/2016/05/360-mi…

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I feel terrible, and not just because I wasted an hour of my life last night when I could have been watching ducks quack at each other.

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@KompleatKnut I reckon 24 is rather young for a King of Ducks.

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I love the last par of @MarkDiStef’s yarn. Yeah, “loyalty”. That email will be a winner. buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/… pic.twitter.com/NE3On5CI4R

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@HughRundle @NewtonMark @MarkDiStef Look, NSW politicians of any party have enough trouble figuring out how their shoelaces work.

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Actually, I take this back. Two ducks quacking at each other for an hour would at least be interesting.

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And what about last night’s leaders debate, eh? pic.twitter.com/G8xQQgDEL7

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The election campaigns of both major parties continues according to plan. pic.twitter.com/9PDYFUJY8k

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“Liberal party will hold an urgent meeting to decide the fate of controversial senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells” buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/…

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@KompleatKnut @rgmerk @zdnetaustralia Oh I’m sure we’ll be able to cabal together something that works.

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I guess that the next task would be to figure out who’s going to run the scheme, @rgmerk @zdnetaustralia. So, politics. Joy.

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Mandatory updates was a core part of @AndrewRJamieson’s proposal, @rgmerk @zdnetaustralia, and a good one. Overall a good idea to refine.

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The visual glamour that is live radio. twitter.com/amworldtodaypm…

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Here’s a related “security is a commercial problem” yarn, but for Android. arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/0… HT @AndrewRJamieson

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You may like ” No stars for Internet of Things security” at @zdnetaustralia zdnet.com/article/no-sta…

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Further alleged plans, and links to last week’s stuff, may be found in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: Slow planning, due to a cold; research; write for @zdnetaustralia; organise talent for Saturday; laundry; exact order TBA.

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So much for Libertarianism.

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ryanstruyk so right now the vice presidential nominee tally is ready to announce but we are suspending the rules to kick out the strip tease guy

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ryanstruyk Someone just moved to revoke this guy’s membership in the party but it was ruled out of order.

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ryanstruyk so this guy just started stripping while giving his nominating speech at the Libertarian convention pic.twitter.com/NKcN1qdgm8

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“Announcing ‘The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #3’,” Sat 4 June. stilgherrian.com/edict/00058a/ pic.twitter.com/xGdUUq3t8R

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Monday. It is definitely the same weight as last time. Yes, I know it looks smaller, but that’s just a trick of the light. Monday.

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