Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 6th, 2016

thegrugq_ebooks @thegrugq @ClipperChip here’s the thing, is the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end

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flashboy this is like when yo try to explain a dream to someone twitter.com/AdamBienkov/st…

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evgenymorozov Civic tech, timid and toothless, would rather fix the potholes than directly confront the austerity urbanism that actually produces them.

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@RealNickHodge That looks lovely. I’ll have to arrange an appropriate pipe to the UK.

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A reminder that this image of SoapyStimpy is free for you to use in memes and such. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Further to Zuckerberg’s Taxonomy of Africans, my post “The Poverty Web” (Jul 2009) stilgherrian.com/toto/the-pover… pic.twitter.com/Nr5eGmPFoe

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@chrispydog Thank you. I’m just about to tweet a blog post from that time.

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Here’s NRK’s Slow TV page. nrk.no/presse/slow-tv… Background on Wikipedia at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slow_tele…

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@SnarkyPlatypus It starts reasonably strong but sort of trails off, I think.

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There were 42 listeners on the livestream. Well down from the last couple of episodes. It seems to be a quiet night all round.

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Well I hope that was at least moderately enjoyable. My throat was really getting to me.

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And we’re done.

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@voltagex Neither of those things. But the salad thing would’ve been good.

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T minus 5 minutes. You should now have live audio at stilgherrian.com/edict/live6/ and on @spreaker apps etc.

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Starting the pre-program music on the live stream in just a few seconds.

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T minus 10 minutes..ve

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@chrispydog Tonight’s a bit more eclectic, but funny you should mention Ms Hanson and long reads..ve

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@wine_o_phile @CarolForden Oh I’m not talking about the policies it represents, just the statistical chicanery and dodgy numbers.

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heardatnature “What about … time and space?”

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T minus 20 minutes..ve

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thanks. That would be ideal, obviously, but I’ll have to make do with this cider.

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Ermph my dry throat and cough is getting worse. I hope I can make it through the podcast.

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Someone remind me to write a thing pointing out how fucked this diagram is. twitter.com/CarolForden/st…

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Histreepix Having infiltrated the cow underground, master of disguise Selena Potts escapes with 5 litres of illegal cud. 1960. pic.twitter.com/WGFrli4FVb

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Histreepix A dog delivers a potential Tinder “match” to Obersoldat L. Krüger on the Front Line. The Siege of Stalingrad, 1942. pic.twitter.com/w8rgTS1pqd

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I’ve got all the infrastructure and audio grabs ready to roll. Time for a wee cider and making some notes.

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@dahowlett @jturner_ibrs Oh, I’ll have to find another Census story. IBM had a AUD 9 million contract for web interface and infrastructure.

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@dahowlett @jturner_ibrs I didn’t follow that QLD health payroll debacle in any detail.

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Gwyntaglaw You’ll all be sorry when you find out the marmosets were in charge the whole time.

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@dahowlett @jturner_ibrs “Census 2016: A case study in the confluence of failure” zdnet.com/article/census…

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@dahowlett @jturner_ibrs IBM was involved with the disastrous AU Census, and before than some screwed-up QLD government systems.

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jturner_ibrs I’m still digesting this. Having IBM as a supplier now perceived as “exposure” because it’s IBM.

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Meanwhile, you can amuse yourself any way you like with this picture of SoapyStimpy. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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theharryshearer CNN anchor just now: “I didn’t even know my car had software.” The most trusted name in ignorance.

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Histreepix The moment that designers of the Pyramids reached agreement on ‘pointy’. Baltimore, 1898. pic.twitter.com/Xo0pJBXDQy

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This podcast recording will be live-streamed exactly 3 hours from now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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samanthamaiden They had absolutely no idea they were a drug syndicate. Total accident. What? We are? Crazy! twitter.com/tennewssydney/…

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I’m back at @bunjaree and it’s a little under four hours until the podcast recording and livestream starts. I’d better have a coffee.

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I’m still thinking about the concept of Soapy Masturbation Log. I suppose it’d be like a Swiss Roll. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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franksting Is it called digital because you put your finger into it?

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@WarWraith Really? It looked fatty as all fuck.

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@NewtonMark @swearyanthony @maelorin Also, as I tweeted earlier, use this image in any way you like. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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joshgnosis Missed this part of the Brandis diary judgment. (via everyone) pic.twitter.com/YYyQyQ120D

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NewtonMark @swearyanthony I think Brandis is hiding his diary because he uses it to keep a masturbation log, and he’s ashamed. @maelorin

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jturner_ibrs Starting to hear a growing resentment of the government’s unwillingness, or inability, to take some leadership in cyber security

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TawarRazaghi Acting PM @Barnaby_Joyce had a bodyguard w him today. Asked why he sometimes does & doesn’t, he replied “I’m only worth killing sometimes”

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They’re on the Coalition front bench. twitter.com/RuddFuneralHom…

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@johnb78 I suppose I should’ve looked, really.

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Now playing: DJ Mujava, “Township Funk” youtube.com/watch?v=xpPeAa…

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thegrugq_ebooks yes, but the actual “movie” is pretty solid.

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ASPI_org France reassures its partners after DCNS leaks | Paul Soyez | bit.ly/2cnSH0m pic.twitter.com/aE27eZYyi9

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Now playing: Lou Reed, “Perfect Day” youtube.com/watch?v=9wxI4K…

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@nazzer @CommsAlliance @SenatorFifield @kpmgaustralia So what you’re saying is, “Give it a good squeeze”?

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These mating rituals are getting weirder and weirder. twitter.com/nazzer/status/…

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@AtomicMPC The iron workplace in 1066. Shall we go on?

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Talking about the “digital workplace” in 2016 is like talking about the “electrical workplace” in 1966.

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@unixbigot @Idealaw @purserj Oh God no, it’s purely a literary / historical allusion.

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@Idealaw @purserj @unixbigot Not “possible” but “actual”.

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shalailah “Sitting outside community expectations” is the best euphemism for “dodgy” I’ve ever heard.

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BuzzFeedOzPol We’ve entered “embattled” on the strife scale pic.twitter.com/7NECte38vD

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Changing one letter at a time, turn SAMDASTYARI into DUMPSTERFIRE.

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@marcuskelson Back when Gail Bartel and I produced talkback, we’d try to predict callers’ opinions from their name, suburb, first 2 seconds.

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This podcast recording will be live-streamed exactly 6 hours from now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@marcuskelson Yeah, and having listened to so much speech, you can pick up the mood from just tiniest snippet of sound.

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Just dab on a bit before that special date. twitter.com/gths/status/77…

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@marcuskelson You and I have watched or listened to far, far too many political press conferences.

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My Twitter timeline would suggest that Senator Dastyari is not doing his best-ever press conference right now.

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Oops. That copy of the video has a serious audio sync problem. Meh. Look for yourself.

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Now playing: The Animals, “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” youtube.com/watch?v=mfwN0X…

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Feel free to use this SoapyStimpy image how you will, good people. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Scratching out a shallow grave for your ex-boyfriend in hard soil. twitter.com/erinmargrethe/…

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@jonoabroad Good band name there. 60 Tons of Cats.

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@dobes @MarkDiStef But will you be able to Gobi the answer?

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dobes There is a US tortoise and a Chinese tortoise laying on their backs in the desert. You’re not helping. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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@jonoabroad True, 9pm is late, but if I have “The 9pm Edict” at 8pm then people get cranky. I can’t win.

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True, but it took the USAAF months of dropping cats over the New Mexico desert before it was proved. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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Also, pencil it in. The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 4 will be recorded on Saturday 15 October at a Sydney-ish venue to be announced.

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Planning for tonight’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast is going quite well. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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trentyarwood No, really, I’d love to read your thinkpiece on how terrible it is that apple want to ditch the headphone jack. Please make it longer.

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abcnewsTas Platypus numbers in Latrobe slow to increase after June floods ab.co/2c6VPPN pic.twitter.com/cif3Y9baou

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I’d originally planned to use that image for a blog about Soapy, but I really don’t have the time. Use it as you will. @PitcherJenna

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I think it’s finally time to introduce SoapyStimpy to the world. Thanks, @PitcherJenna. pic.twitter.com/bh7VGnQZ9B

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kevinseccia My uber driver started ranting about chemtrails and how the gov’t uses them to stop rain but I still gave him 5 stars because life is hard.

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See also my “Brandis’ office is far from ready for Turnbull’s Nimbledon” (Dec 2015) twitter.com/drzax/status/7…

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“George Brandis’ Diary To Be Read Out In Front Of The Whole Class” sbs.com.au/comedy/article… pic.twitter.com/Kj0PaWTj7S

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Is it just me, or is there some sort of cybersecurity conference or “summit” every week between now and Christmas?

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LisaVisentin Despite being very short, Dastyari has reached great heights. Political heights, not actual heights. He’s very short pic.twitter.com/CKDNHcKNuY

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@reselsnark Sadly this is just the Federal Court directing his office to consider the FoI request. He still has options to fight it.

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@Leighlo Those little fuckers will be the death of us. Trust me on this.

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thegrugq_ebooks I’m not qualified to judge, expect some major infosec news shortly!

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I’ve just realised that the other day I did a tweet for a brief journey without saying “briefly”.

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Has someone constructed a Cards Against Cyber deck yet? twitter.com/thegrugq/statu…

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Tue plan, supplemental: I’ll do a couple hours work in the library at Katoomba before lunch. Change of scenery. Transport has been summoned.

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Tue plan: Triage inbox; planning; lunch and shopping, Katoomba; podcast pre-production; 2100 AEST “The 9pm Edict” recording and livestream.

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dobes * rubs hands * twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzPol/…

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maggieserota Yoga pants. pic.twitter.com/jdACTN0GYO

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The condom-maker has already tweeted that its “tasty” new product is a non-existent gimmick, and yet it is still being retweeted. Suckers.

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@awelder “Obfuscation” is a good Soapyword. Can we pompous it up a bit more?

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@_midofo_ Ah, I already have an image along those lines. pic.twitter.com/zXLF6QZAVc

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ChrisBramwell The Health Minister says he did not snort or pretend to snort fake cocaine at a primary school fundraiser at the weekend.

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Actually, I need some suggestions for better text for this image. Give ‘em to me and I’ll post (some of) ‘em. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@BakaKarasu @munin Physics really needs to sort itself out.

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So @simonhackett is now CEO of battery storage developer @RedFlowLimited, as well as exec chair and key shareholder. reneweconomy.com.au/2016/hackett-t…

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@Tarale Yes, sweeping previous mistakes under the carpet is an excellent strategy.

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NorthEastWater The gates are now open at the Hume Dam. Over 3,000 L/sec are now going over the wall! @ABCGM @bordermail pic.twitter.com/o7gfC5171l

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@Tarale Why, what did you do to the previous one?

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This podcast recording will be live-streamed exactly 12 hours from now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@NicholasFryer All good. I’ll speed it up my end. Mathematics and computers, y’see.

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@NicholasFryer Stories are indeed good. Yes,it’s significantly slower than last time, but let me ponder.

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@NicholasFryer That might be the drugs I’m on. I’ll compare shortly.

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@NicholasFryer The speaking pace is also somewhat slower than previous episodes. We’ll see.

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@NicholasFryer I’m listening to the full version now. Eight minutes, eh?

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What the advertising industry (and PR industry) really needs to embrace is a verb other than “embrace”. twitter.com/jennibeattie/s…

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Curious. The Scrabble champ characterises understanding what words mean as “memorising”. It isn’t about language. twitter.com/bgzimmer/statu…

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I see we’re running IMINT missions over comets now. Fair enough. twitter.com/ESA_Rosetta/st…

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@ResignInShame There is no ETA. I’ll just be doing things in the order of this list [points to computer screen] as I get to them.

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Tue plan, draft: Triage inbox; shopping and lunch, Katoomba; podcast pre-production; 2100 AEST “The 9pm Edict” recording and livestream.

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Tuesday. You’ll see. Tuesday.

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