Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 21st, 2016

‘Sigur Rós is livestreaming a 24-hour drive through Iceland with a soundtrack generated in real-time”, right now. thenextweb.com/shareables/201…

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And if you haven’t seen it before, “Let’s Enhance”. vimeo.com/69663986

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Typset in the Future’s look at “Blade Runner” has some lovely details. typesetinthefuture.com/2016/06/19/bla… HT @antoniodini pic.twitter.com/UxM9Bks5a4

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oz_f 1 In 5 Australian Liberal Party Supporters Would Vote For Donald Trump junkee.com/1-in-5-austral…

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smartbrain More anti-migrant sentiment. twitter.com/Independent/st…

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JustinWolfers Amazing. pic.twitter.com/v3OuCnfIKQ

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trinnybopper Shared via the ‘I’ve Been Blocked by Andrew Nikolic’ page on FB…spotted on the streets of Launceston pic.twitter.com/JrdOFrRTKm

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RoyalFamily This tweet was personally sent by Her Majesty The Queen

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RoyalFamily I am most grateful for the many digital messages of goodwill I have received and would like to thank you all for your kindness. Elizabeth R.

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TheFeedSBS Mr @markhumphries says RIP to the dead electoral candidates…well, politically dead bit.ly/28Kabks pic.twitter.com/4eL7yFC3rV

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Do you know why this snake is all the way up on the wall?

Because it’s not a carpet snake.

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It’s hard to not get turned on by this guy. pic.twitter.com/3lI86OETgl

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This is a definition of “caught” that I’m not familiar with. twitter.com/nnotzon/status…

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nnotzon The massive snake was finally caught in the bedroom! @ABCNewsBrisbane @abcnews pic.twitter.com/gIVbcdZjOG

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johnhalton I love the idea that if MI5 were to rig , they’d do it by painstakingly rubbing out people’s pencil crosses. twitter.com/mariaherman/st…

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@smartbrain @smh More seriously, the stuff coming out of that Royal Commission is frightening.

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@smartbrain @smh Mate, at least we still have elections, yeah?

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@trentyarwood In terms of being scarred, on a scale of zero to Gilles de Rais, that was about a Divine.

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“Royal commission: [Australian] Defence force recruits forced to rape each other, inquiry told” smh.com.au/national/royal…

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@SmurfingBeer @electric_castle I believe that’s the name of the production company.

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“You don’t look at the mantlepiece when you’re stoking the fireplace,” as they say. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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ICYMI: Tronc delivers some truly high-strength bullshit to its employees in a 150-second video. youtube.com/watch?v=oeo1V-…

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“Mark Dreyfus on George Brandis as attorney general: a ‘disaster for the rule of law’”, writes @JustinianNews theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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@juhasaarinen This is Australia. We’re peaking as high as we can.

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I’ve gotten onto some odd European media lists lately. But @electric_castle sounds fun though. pic.twitter.com/8F5m8vTNaS

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@corduroy @R_Chirgwin The location on my profile is always up to date.

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@dobes We should have a go next time.

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@dobes @KompleatKnut I did see a Bunning’s Warehouse TVC this time, though, so that’s a bonus.

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mfarnsworth The Liberals have form. I’m still outraged over the fake husband in this 1987 election ad: youtube.com/watch?v=izzYR9…

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TheNTNews @ABCmediawatch THANKS FOR THE MENTION LAST NIGHT REGARDING OUR DICK STORY. WHY DON’T YOU GO HARDER NEXT TIME? IT WAS A BIT SOFT

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This is true. But unlike @NewtonMark and me, some people have to read and act upon their email. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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crikey_news Today’s @deptofaustralia. That’s why you never follow PJK into the bunker. pic.twitter.com/mGHQzfU7iR

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Hey @jeamland, @jxeeno has made a below-the-line Senate Vote-a-Tron so you’re off the hook. finder.com.au/senate-voting-…

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@twiddlekins The conflating of outsourcing with privatisation is reprehensible.

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Why not watch the whole set? zdnet.com/topic/security… (I think there’s one more to come.)

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“Rushing through email lowers phishing defences”, being @zdnetaustralia short video with @dobes et moi. zdnet.com/article/rushin…

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@developerjack That and dolphin sex, yes. And Gay Cuttlefish Shapeshifter Erotica.

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Wait until they find out Centrelink and the ATO have outsourced cash transfers to private-sector banks. twitter.com/AshGhebranious…

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AnthonyDockrill Here is the mug from Fake tradie ad. It’s real but doesn’t want to talk to the media pic.twitter.com/1WMGc3Yk7t

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So now we’re consuming how much of the nation’s dwindling journalism resources stalking this bloke FFS. twitter.com/BevanShields/s…

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@PointZeroOne Let me know how it goes. Also, no sales figures on Amazon.

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If you’d prefer something sensible to listen on the way home or while preparing dinner, why not try a podcast? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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In another review, Herschel McLeod describes how he’s “looking for new ways to express my cuttlefish self”. pic.twitter.com/09EEYKCawA

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From another: “im sure nobody will read this but sometimes i like to cover myself in lube and pretend im a slug”

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From one of the reviews: “I like to imagine myself as an shapeshifting octopus (If you think i’m good with TWO hands, imagine EIGHT).”

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And to think I wasted my time retweeting Duran Duran lyrics.

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“What the hell, why not, he thought. It was a vacation, after all.”

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“You know how you wanted to see what it was like to be one of us?” Irvin asked, his deep voice quiet.

“Yes?”

“We’re gonna show you.”

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And it’s just $3.99, which is a bargain when you consider the plot. pic.twitter.com/G5sbNqGFBX

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So now @GrantWTrent has sent me this YouTube link and, well, so it goes. youtube.com/watch?v=aEX33v…

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I don’t think “correct” even enters into it, @SnarkyPlatypus So to speak. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Clicking on the “Images” link.

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“I have since had sex with other animals, including dogs, ponies and … horses, but they will never rival my experience with the Dolphins.”

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Why on earth did I imagine this would be a good idea? pic.twitter.com/XTIduqet7P

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There must be some sort of dedicated dolphin erotica channel..twitter.com/rashasman/stat…EE

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PeterClayton6 Imagine the effort it took this dolphin to propose, then the woman he loves does this in front of him? Just awful. pic.twitter.com/RboPJgybvM

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rynobi Someone called Trent has put my mobile number down on an online survey for “third parties” to call him with deals. Thanks Trent. Jerk.

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@mattdasilva Er, that’s not The Pogues. But @marcuskelson understands.

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AtomicMPC When you think about it, this sounds kind of useful… twitter.com/dungeonsndildo…

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melreeve Imagine going to a job interview where they just read out a list of all your tweets and then ask ‘why did you think that was necessary?’

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@awelder There’s some options for alcohol delivery, but the key trick is getting someone else to pay for it.

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I have a couple of limes left. If I DM someone the address, can you send around a bottle of gin?

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noplain A suburban church in Adelaide has this interesting take on Brexit: pic.twitter.com/k9yeUikG3u

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GreenJ imagine if he’d talked about drowning … oh never mind. twitter.com/abcgrandstand/…

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NickMotown I put cold callers at ease by saying “Berlin told me in 1974 this number was safe. Your resourcefulness in finding it intrigues me. Speak”.

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Sure, I’ll just pop thr… oh wait. You said “over by”. Not “at”. As you weretwitter.com/triplejHack/st…Gt

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11 Days. But, y’know, who’s counting? twitter.com/theamwu/status…

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Whatever this thing is that’s hitting the east coast, @SnarkyPlatypus @ResignInShame, it’s annoying.

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@nancycato1 I was just assuming you were instrumental in the 1968 riots.

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@drzax Maybe I should have a chat once 2 July passes. I daresay someone not-the-ABC would run it.

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I need to work out how to get someone to pay me to do this. Should I become a Community Manager?

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Tue plan, abandoned: I’m still feeling quite terrible. I’ll spend the rest of the day watching videos and snarking on Twitter.

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Which is worse? Kylo Ren Crocs? Or the designer manbags by rapper Mike D from Beastie Boys? nme.com/news/beastie-b… twitter.com/themackenzilee…

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@drzax I’ll ask it a series of carefully crafted questions later tonight. Computation linguistics continues to be a fascination.

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@drzax Australian democracy has indeed failed.

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mearesy Local journo: “We’ve got the minister who likes to send pictures of himself masturbating through social media” PM: pic.twitter.com/5Qy8DKKimz

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I was about to say “This looks eerily familiar”, but then I saw myself sitting in the audience. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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Has anyone asked @ABCNewsBot about masturbating MPs yet? twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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heldavidson To clarify I mean “MPs who masturbate” not…



I should quit now.

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heldavidson The Territory: Where a PM is given a rude tshirt on his first visit and asked about masturbating MPs on the second. Both by press

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Stevie_Easton Deep Greg Sheridan insight: ASIS boss Nick Warner is considered someone who “swims outside the lanes” at times. One would hope so!

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HeathJAston PM invites local NT journo for Q and gets one on pollie masturbating on social media

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“… by playing them a reading of ‘Howl’.twitter.com/peterjblack/st…Va

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zackster PM is live and fisting from Darwin

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I’m hoping that more people will tell me about occasional snow on Mt Lofty because that would be both pleasing and excellent.

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“Possible snow” in South Australia? That… that kinda just doesn’t happen. twitter.com/BOM_SA/status/…

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Pyne’s campaigning has gone too far this time. twitter.com/SA_SES/status/…

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PatrickPG Hey @woolworths - looking for your missing trolleys? Liberal Luke Simpkins stole them for his campaign. pic.twitter.com/5Og8446oRd

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@NewtonMark Ah yeah, so pretty much the same point it me. @Bobosphere’s read from that recent @onthemedia really hit me.

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“Depressing and self-indulgent” it is then. [Nods] twitter.com/avulkan/status…

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@Drag0nista @jagungal1 This is getting complicated now. I think I might just curl up and sulk for a while.

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Wow really? I thought it was depressing and self-indulgent. Shows what I know. Listen and judge for yourself, eh? twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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I fell asleep for a bit and now I am a little bit awake again and I feel awful. I don’t like it.

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@snare @feed_the_chooks Well don’t give ‘em to me. I’ve got enough problems.

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See what I mean? It’s a whole new year of bullshit, all the way down. twitter.com/NicoleWill100/…

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darrenpauli If there was one thing to bring when lifting live CCTV cameras from walls it would be a balaclava au.news.yahoo.com/sa/a/31878187/…

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Classic, mate. Go on, tell us another one, Martin! twitter.com/feed_the_chook…

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@dobes Will you be implementing troncology™ at the office?

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I plug ‘em a lot but yeah, if you don’t listen to @onthemedia then you’re a fool to yourself and a burden to others. onthemedia.org

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MarkDiStef Amazing work @drpiotrowski who found the Liberal party tradie dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3… pic.twitter.com/J3BLtqSd7q

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“Breast Cancer Battle” sounds like the worst game show ever. (Interesting medical research though. Good luck.) twitter.com/KerrieOBrien1/…

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GrogsGamut Possibly not the biggest enticement in TV history. :-) twitter.com/carringtonAU/s…

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Can’t you use a computer to deal with all those numbers? twitter.com/expectproblems…

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Tue plan, redraft: Noodles; urgent administrivia; certain specific tasks on the geek projects; early evening walk; early night.

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CovertContact Recording episode 52 with @tuckerwj on this topic in about an hour. twitter.com/mmurraypolitic…

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norton_tim 6 year old is convinced that tampons (which he calls vagina band aids) are colour coded so you know which to push in first. All at once.

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I’ve been thinking about deleting my Instagram account. Dumping a chronological timeline kills the very point of it. twitter.com/darkhorse166/s…

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jeamland “Tronc” shares no letters with “Benghazi”.

This has been your essential fact for the day.

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@SnarkyPlatypus If you scroll back through my thing, you’ll see a few stories ripping it apart with some great headlines.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’ll take some beating. And I worked in a media startup during the first dotcom boom.

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Late-risers take note, there has been a podcast. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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However the moment of Solstice is still a few minutes away, at 0834 AEST, so there’s still time to turn it around.

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The Winter Solstice heralds a new year, so it’s looking like an endless stream of bullshit over a riverbed of more, congealed bullshit.

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Thank you, this is exactly the sort of image that was in my mind. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Imagine working with the sort of person who’d find the idea of “unleashing your inner productivity beast” appealing. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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New digital car controls mean “new ways people are going to get killed and injured as a result of poor design”. twitter.com/daviottenheime…

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Well this looks pretty easy to tip over. Does it float? twitter.com/DigitalTrends/…

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Рыба гниет с головы. twitter.com/csoghoian/stat…

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@loupascale Oh dear God. That’s a three d radio t-shirt. I’ll DM you a postal address. Also, ping @NewtonMark. pic.twitter.com/LRwnjGow9e

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“Here’s What That New Tronc Video Is Actually Saying”, which is delightfully cruel. nymag.com/selectall/2016… pic.twitter.com/fk6u5LXdqI

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NewsbytesEvan Parody or hostage video? Hard to tell. youtube.com/watch?v=oeo1V-…

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“and bottles of Kool-Aid were handed to all those present to witness this new marvel.” twitter.com/tronc/status/7…

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“The Future of Journalism Is a Deadly Swarm of Buzzwords, According to This Sad, Sad Video” slate.com/blogs/moneybox…

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For those late to the game, here’s a @mathewi @FortuneMagazine story from 2 June explaining* Tronc. fortune.com/2016/06/02/tri…

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@marcuskelson Would you believe that Tronc (sorry, “tronc”) is the new name of the Chicago-based Tribune Publishing group? True story.

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“Tronc threatens a nightmare hellscape of video content in new warning to employees” theverge.com/2016/6/20/1197…

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“Tronc… in the name of love. Before you break my heart.” twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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Once more I am filled with an overpowering urge to say “Tronc”. On the bus. To strangers. And just smile helpfully.

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Also, whenever someone says “machine learning”, mentally replace it with “mystical sparkle computers”.

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Also, journalism (as opposed to “content”) is about new and unexpected, but machine learning is about repeating experience. Tronc.

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In the names of all the gods, this is some seriously high-strength bullshit. Tronc. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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Chilp WALRUS!

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Even if you don’t care about such things, nevertheless it still happened.

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A podcast happened last night, should you care about such things. You’ll also find it on @SoundCloud and @spreaker. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan, supplemental timing: 0700 AEST Sunrise in Sydney; 0834 Solstice. Check a reliable source for your local times

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Tue plan, draft: Quiet start; urgent administrivia; achieve certain specific tasks on the geek-for-hire projects; early evening walk.

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Tuesday. If you want a vision of your future, just watch the drain hole while you’re taking a shower — forever. Tuesday.

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