Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 26th, 2016

@davispg @zdnetaustralia Thanks. There’s only one cyber. It’s more about contract management, really.

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@christopherneal @jturner_ibrs The other phrase I use is “rhymes with custard duck”.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Censusfail: An omnishambles of fabulous proportions” zdnet.com/article/census…

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OK I’ve finished the @latrobe cyberpanel and been polite so now I’m in the downstairs bar being less polite. Others may be involved.

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If nothing else, there’s free drinks and a nice view. pic.twitter.com/1pzCOxl5Rj

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I’ve just been told there’s plenty of room if you just want to turn up. We kick off in an hour. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I’m heading down for the pre-panel call, so meanwhile you can ready today’s saracsm at @zdnetaustraliatwitter.com/i/web/status/7…MS

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DrSallyCockburn At airport and overhead announcement calls for Professor XY - he strides past w chest puffed out- I know he’s really an assoc prof

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GonzoHacker The worst thing about Trump is that doesn’t even seem like he’s having fun

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“ASIO finally admits it was infiltrated by Soviet spies in the 70s and 80s”, writes @murpharoo theguardian.com/australia-news… (I fixed “Asio”.)

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thegrugq_ebooks I, for the sake of argument.

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@darrenpauli @bigmac Also, all my gear runs on batteries, so we can record literally anywhere. Well, not underwater.

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@darrenpauli @bigmac I am flexible with timing Thu or Fri, and can travel. (This is so starting to sound like a dodgy hookup.)

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@darrenpauli @bigmac Oh since we’re all in Melbourne this time I’d hoped we could do it in person, as it were.

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SquigglyRick A baby goat needs both a goat mother and a goat father how can this be natural?? twitter.com/nypost/status/…

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imraansiddiqi *Opens Twitter*
**Closes Twitter** pic.twitter.com/gSgGbFbL6P

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NickEvershed huge if true pic.twitter.com/b4Nmz3Oiu1

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@jturner_ibrs @theracv I shall. I’m also staying here tonight, and my room is quite pleasant.

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One nice thing about tonight’s panel is that we have three women plus a token male.

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@bigmac I’ve been to pubs called “imperial” or “royal” whatever and some of them had self-adhesive carpet.

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Two hours to go. I gather that @latrobe has also suggested the hashtag so nothing will go wromg. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I had no idea that @theracv City Club was so schmick.

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As opposed to Sporkfest, a cybersecurity bitchfest. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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Pinboard The Onion has the best sources. They covered the MacBook Pro redesign seven years ago: youtube.com/watch?v=9BnLbv…

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@MargotSaville They just don’t make fabric like they used to.

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Oh dear. This shirt seems to have shrunk. Or something.

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, but it’s in line with @latrobe and @theracv’s brands.

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@MikeCarlton01 You know that Shakespeare used “learnings”, right? (Perhaps not.)

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Ironing a shirt. I don’t believe my life has come to this.

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@BundyB I sometimes go with “rhymes with ‘custard duck’”.

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Also, in the spirit of everything associated with this story, I have mis-spelt “omnishambles”. FFS. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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giggleminx The send off for Leslie Nassar is going to be held at the Rose Hotel, Chippendale, Thursday 3rd November, from 2pm. Please come along. x

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I’m going to plug this yarn heavily because 1. it’s possibly good 2. it has the word “omnishambes” 3. I haven’t got..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…zh

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@Bobosphere Wednesday has been treating us well. We’ll try to leave some for you.

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normative I can’t get the Westworld theme music out of my head. Does this mean I’m secretly a robot? Is that how they let you know?

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@Bobosphere Sadly I can’t make it to Philadelphia tomorrow. There seems to be some sort of planet in the way. Break a leg, Sir.

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@Bobosphere Don’t you just tell them that everything’s fucked and it’s not your problem? I seem to remember that’s what you say.

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@_midofo_ @BlogsofWar These ships always look top-heavy to me, but then I suppose they’re just a big empty box. With a big hole in the back.

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@bigmac @darrenpauli There’s a chunk of time allocated to audience Q&A, so feel free. ;)

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OK, shower then haircut then prep then 1700 call then 1800 @latrobe cyberpanel. Around 250 booked, apparently. latrobe.edu.au/events/all/big…

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@thelaughingsub @SnarkyPlatypus There’s a whole lot of wrong in that suggestion. Also, @macgibbon is the Cybertsar.

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It’s possible, just possible, the timing of this announcement is related to tonight’s panel. latrobe.edu.au/events/all/big…

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“Optus and La Trobe invest AU$8m to create cybersecurity degree, digital university”, writes @thelaughingsub zdnet.com/article/optus-…

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BlogsofWar Needs more lines. twitter.com/nickglavin/sta…

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@michaelneale I have some technology to deal with that.

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@michaelneale Oh it is? I was just about to pop out to get a haircut.

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thegrugq_ebooks I’ve read several autobiographies of Mongols, so I don’t know.

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BlogsofWar “Keen hacked the Nexus 6P on its first attempt & used the remaining slots to add flair and style to the exploits”..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Gb

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@FlyOpineMonkey @BlogsofWar It’s also fun to watch them run off the front of the ship when their engines fail.

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ZeddRebel We’re all calling that Scott Adams mofo ‘Breitbert’ now, right?

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@FlyOpineMonkey @BlogsofWar Comments by our wonderful* former PM suggesting they could carry the F-35 show he doesn’t understand the cost.

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@FlyOpineMonkey @BlogsofWar The LHD concept can’t really carry planes like that. Not enough fuel bunkers or lines, for starters…

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@darrenpauli Well I’m going my thing tonight, but tomorrow some time would be excellent, if @bigmac is also available.

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@darrenpauli @BlogsofWar Shut up and tell me when you’re available to record this podcast.

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Well, Navantia built the modules in Spain, and then BAE Systems assembled them in Melbourne. @BlogsofWar

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I’m guessing Australia paid Spain in coal for building the RAN’s two new amphibious warfare ships…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…oP

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BlogsofWar I didn’t know Spain had access to that much coal. twitter.com/LukeDCoffey/st…

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One of the reasons I love the word “omnishambles” is that “shambles” is an old word for a butcher’s slaughterhouse.

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@jodiem @zdnetaustralia Nah, I’m going for a job at IBM. Or IMB. A jbo.

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dobes I already have a cyber daddy, whoever you are. twitter.com/UNSWnews/statu…

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@flare2004 @zdnetaustralia Jesus, I have been shoddy today. I will notify the Typo Elves.

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@jodiem Typos have been reported to @zdnetaustralia. I’ll look at that par again shortly or ask @zdnetaustralia to apply the Clarifierama.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Censusfail: An omnishambles of fabulous proportions” zdnet.com/article/census…

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If you’re in Melbourne, there’s still time to organise yourself some free cyber for tonight. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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For a minute I thought this said “larding” and the mental images were horrible. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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SwiftOnSecurity Comrade stop
Mother Russia has been barren
My brood would not do well without the nuts I find pic.twitter.com/t3dlLauXau

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@SwiftOnSecurity Why have you changed your avatar to a diseased vagina?

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@thegrugq_ebooks @zdnetaustralia This is where you are mistaken. Laughing will help.

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. Cyber count: Just one, but there’s several litres of sarcasm.

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jayrayner1 The @PrivateEyeNews pages, nailing it pic.twitter.com/qUsu2ef5yh

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mattyglesias I will think about this twitter.com/scottadamssays…

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This evening’s @latrobe cyberpanel is “Big Data and Cybersecurity: Are We Ready?” and it’s free at RACV City Club. latrobe.edu.au/events/all/big…

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Wed plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (now); change accommodations; haircut; errands; podcast logistics; 1700 call, 1800 @latrobe cyberpanel.

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RobDotHutton Find of the day at @UkNatArchives: MI5 officer shares secrets with Kim Philby, asks him to keep them to himself. pic.twitter.com/BmAAebDuk7

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garthk Finally, a use for the CAPS LOCK key. twitter.com/dz/status/7909…

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garthk A decade ago, my toddlers played mobile phone by holding things to their head.

This year, my toddler taps with her thumbs at waist height.

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@jpwarren Anyway, the key words are “wife of” and “brothers”.

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@stainedface Gross mismanagement of government IT outsourcing is hardly “media candy”.

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@KrazyKarl910 It’s what Jesus would have wanted.

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@AbstractCode While tempting, I don’t think @dobes would pay for that.

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@dobes This does seem to be the way to do programming these days. This pleases me.

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@jpwarren You’ll remember eventually. We agreed that that would be the eventual outcome.

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Hey @jpwarren, re yesterday: “Sharon Osbourne buys ‘smart mattress’ that can tell if Ozzy beds another woman” dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/arti…

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Wondering whether to quote this line in my @zdnetaustralia op-ed today. I mean it’s a great line, right? twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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NewtonMark Shouldn’t be too hard on @ABSCensus. They tried their best. Their absolute best. They’re not remotely capable of doing better.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @myrcurial More to the point, these are the people who make sure the hackers don’t win.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @myrcurial These are the people I have to put up with.

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In which Ms Devine, alleged human, moves the Overton Window to give us a clear view of the acceptable* face of Nazi..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…A3

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Hey @dobes, it looks like Schiaparelli’s on-board computer was using that IBM systems monitoring code. ..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…9m

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gilbertjasono Hillary dodged a major bullet here pic.twitter.com/TB22IWIRXq

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@SnarkyPlatypus @myrcurial The best kind. Also, I have a very long day ahead, so I won’t start drinking just yet.

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I say, that illuminated yellow bit makes it all look rather promising. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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The sirens live in Canada apparently, @SnarkyPlatypus. Also, all orifices are completely sealed up. twitter.com/myrcurial/stat…

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“Name your poison” is a lovely thing to be asked at 0800. Civilised, even.

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The Bloody Mary bar is set up well, tho. A sign, “Name your poison at the bar $9”, then you add your chosen mix of juice, spice, garnish.

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Do not make use of the Bloody Mary bar. Do not make use of the Bloody Mary bar. Do not make use of the Bloody Mary bar.

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NicholasFryer We appear to have reached peak give a fuck where feeding the cat is concerned. pic.twitter.com/zVxlhAN5bQ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia This is what I’m calling it. I didn’t check with @latrobe first, but they’re not stopping me so far.

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Then again, mocking is a key part of my business model. So I’ll be having a good long mock after breakfast.

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Actually I shouldn’t mock , ‘cos I’ve been led to believe @TurnbullMalcolm is in a filthy mood about this stupidity

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johnthelutheran Well, I’ve never seen this on a restaurant receipt. Oh. twitter.com/nouriturfu/sta…

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I’m so pleased that Australia is gaining a reputation as a nimble high-tech nation. @TurnbullMalcolm must be chuffe..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…4M

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But for now it’a time, which in Melbourne can mean something very different.

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This evening’s @latrobe cyberpanel is “Big Data and Cybersecurity: Are We Ready?” and it’s free at RACV City Club. latrobe.edu.au/events/all/big…

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Wed plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; change accommodations; haircut; errands; podcast logistics 1700 call, 1800 @latrobe cyberpanel.

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tompeck Don’t know why people think Boris Johnson won’t really ‘lie down in front of a bulldozer.’ He was happy to lie down the side of a bus.

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Wednesday. Rotation is not the only option. Wednesday.

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