Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 13th, 2016

kelseyrkennedy This is an actual headline on Breitbart. Apparently peer-reviewed science is so threatening, you should arm yoursel..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…PK

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anthonydever Even Siri can not help me pic.twitter.com/WtzmmV7ZeW

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@posty I’ll be going past there on Tuesday, so I can hardly wait.

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@andrewdotnich It can get pretty raunchy after dark.

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And since we’re on an Adelaide binge, “The Butchered Boys - The Family Murders” youtube.com/watch?v=FqMr06…

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“Elizabeth - A Place To Grow” (1960) by the South Australian Housing Trust. youtube.com/watch?v=1IiI6P…

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Ah, Adelaide! Where a leading Indian restaurant was named “Lord Kitchener’s”.

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“A taste of Adelaide” (1973) youtube.com/watch?v=QTY6tr…

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The great thing about that West Lakes promo is that is starts off telling you it’s a mosquito-infested swamp.

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“West Lakes: you’ll want to live here” (1974) youtube.com/watch?v=zqI71p…

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“Adelaide… it’s got that feeling” (1982) youtube.com/watch?v=MZeMHo…

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“Life In Australia: Adelaide” (1966) youtube.com/watch?v=RkNeNF…

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Adelaide has always* known how to promote itself. twitter.com/MichaelSmyth_/…

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@shiftkey I’m actually sort of a… what’s the term… co-conspirator, though not in the t-shirt.

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See this is why I don’t go back. twitter.com/MichaelSmyth_/…

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@glengyron Meh. As far as I know you weren’t the murderer.

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AlisonMoyet Britain can never be ‘great again’ until it can run a shitting decent rail service. Sod Brexit. We can’t even leave East Croydon.

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@glengyron It’s for a funeral, so probably not.

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So yeah I’m arriving in Adelaide Monday lunchtime and flying out Wednesday evening. First visit back in 12 years.

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thegrugq Approaching the Year of Linux on the Desktop pic.twitter.com/n5EJ46DUuf

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Still, “Motel Adjacent Casino” is $60 a night. So, you know, lots of stars there.

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Eloquent, but inaccurate. It’s not actually “adjacent” to the casino.

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Being reminded of the eloquently named “Motel Adjacent Casino”.

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Telegraph A round of golf took a uniquely Australian turn when players found a giant python wrestling with a wallaby..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uF

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XmasWatch Looks like @Arron_banks has spent too much time in other countries! In Britain, we say “I’m Christmas fuck wit!”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jX

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“George Brandis has bought a new stripy jumper.” twitter.com/AYCC/status/80…

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cathywilcox1 *whispers*
“Superfoods” are all just about having really quality poo, aren’t they.

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@NicholasFryer Not yet, but since I’m heading all the way north I’d rather not head all the way south.

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“Skippy and The Intruders” (1969) | Full Movie youtube.com/watch?v=TxohPS…

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I figure this will come in useful today. youtube.com/watch?v=_agtNK…

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@NicholasFryer I’m booking flights this evening, once the temperature has dropped a little and my brain works.

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@NicholasFryer Definitely on Wednesday, maybe on Monday. I have to see what flights I can snarf in the week before Christmas.

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“Asian countries”. So, Turkmenistan? Singapore? Myanmar? Bhutan? Laos? Who cares, they’re all just one big amorphou..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vw

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trentyarwood Twitter, I think we need to create a new word for geek schadenfreude about government IT catastrophic failure.

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More nines than an episode of “Hogan’s Heroes”.

It’s too hot for a coat. I’ll just leave.

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… as soon as they can find someone with a working iPhonetwitter.com/GuardianAus/st…lg

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dobes Is that you Malcolm? twitter.com/ato_gov_au/sta…

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TheRegister “Oh no” twitter.com/s_mcleod/statu…

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I note that the Royal has New Year’s Eve karaoke, so that should be a winner.

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I guess ATO hit the “Less information” button. twitter.com/wolfcat/status…

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alliecoyne Update from the ATO - wasn’t able to restore any services today, still hopeful to do so before end of day. itnews.com.au/news/hpe-stora…

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Dakota_Schmidt When did Olbermann turn into the left-wing version of Alex Jones? twitter.com/KeithOlbermann…

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@alliecoyne @jpwarren How do you know if Sharepoint is working?

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@jpwarren The things are all gone. All the things are gone.

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SabraLane Casual staff + contractors apparently have been told not to come in tomorrow; not sounding like ATO is confident about being online then?

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@manaz_d You should see the front view.

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@DenubisX @NewtonMark @Asher_Wolf @peterrenshaw I daresay there’ll be an inquiry, like the Census, so wait for that report.

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MichaelTurk Oh. My. God. Trumplethinskin may be the best nickname ever.

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@dobes I’m thinking of a range of weaponry and poses, as pioneered by George Christensen.

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@staticsan Ta. I knew there were lengthy closures for the electrification. I’ll do my detailed planning tonight.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, a funeral. Not unexpected, to be honest.

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@j_hutch I only need to get to Gawler, not Port Pirie.

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awelder Imagine all those Muslim terrorists coming across the Arafura Sea on boats and being put off by a water feature around State Circuit

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@j_hutch How big do you think suburbs are?

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Does Adelaide have a working railway system these days?

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@oliyoung It’s OK, it’s for a funeral, so everything is appropriate.

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So I’ll be in Adelaide next Tuesday.

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@Spoonyman @1057darwin My God, you’re right! Forget rhino horn, send them all gecko poop!

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For those of us who don’t have any gecko poop, @1057darwin, where to we get it so we can vacuum it up and stay healthy?

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IMPORTANT SAFETY TIP, AUSTRALIA. twitter.com/1057darwin/sta…

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“Second Sydney Airport go-ahead won’t save travellers from Airportageddon”, writes @PlaneTalking blogs.crikey.com.au/planetalking/2…

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I’ve retreated to the Royal in Leichhardt, should anyone care. The air conditioning is turned up to 11.

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Well this is a ‘nuther whole question. Let me get another drink..twitter.com/munin/status/8…lU

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That column includes the word “osmosis”, but my filed copy used the word “frottage”.

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“That eternal, daft question, ‘How can we create our own Silicon Valley?’”

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From 2013, my not-so-subtle opinion on this “Australia’s Silicon Valley” arsehattery. zdnet.com/article/berner…

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Silicon Valley is not, and was never, a real estate play. Anyone falling for this hype is an idiot. twitter.com/mariecamilleh/…

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NewtonMark ATO would find it helpful if everyone could please re-submit their last ten years of tax returns.

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@DavidFeng @franksting @SnarkyPlatypus I think we’re all Drumph-screwed, but each in different ways.

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Well @DavidFeng has already offered to organise this. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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This remains one of the best episode of “Utopia”. twitter.com/wolfcat/status…

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[Checks watch.] Isn’t it time for the NSW government to announce a new railway line?

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p_hannam Weather record set in 1868 set to tumble in Sydney (while 4 capitals hit 33C - 1st time in 51 years in Dec) @smh

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markhumphries Probably the worst endorsement a satirist could receive pic.twitter.com/UVyp0V8xxI

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@MadScotty Sure, and ATO’s requirements are… challenging. Still, this isn’t good coming so soon after the ABS census screwup.

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“HPE storage crash killed ATO online services”, writes @alliecoyne itnews.com.au/news/hpe-stora…

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NewtonMark .@GovGoogles How many olympic-sized swimming pools in a petabyte? itnews.com.au/news/hpe-stora…

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Just so you lot what does the news realises, that @BostonDynamics sleigh video is from LAST year. Do try to keep up. youtube.com/watch?v=RDZu04…

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@VS_ Well, yes. It’s interesting to see who has competent crisis comms people and who doesn’t.

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Why would you even feel the need to state that you’re using “the right people with the right skills”? Who was ATO using until now?

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Well as long as they’re “specialist engineers” and “the right people with the right skills”. zdnet.com/article/ato-ou…

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ashabeeeee “THIS NEVER HAPPENS, etc” twitter.com/ZDNet/status/8…

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Bill Shorten attempts to make a point of order, which is ridiculed by Christopher Pyne. youtube.com/watch?v=A8yjNb…

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SydneyTom_ “If that’s a mouse, I’d hate to see a rat” twitter.com/aimee_maree/st…

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@expectproblems @CptHollingworth @crikey_news Most buyers of that t-shirt are drunk bogan men on George St or Kings Cross.

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This is also true, @crikey_news, though I note there’s provision for a write-in candidate. twitter.com/djshaneday/sta…

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SquigglyRick The only war on Christmas that matters twitter.com/BostonGlobe/st…

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jpwarren “Move fast and break things.”
Ok. *kaboom*

Now what?

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joshtpm In retrospect, bizarrely, one of the most consequential news developments of the 2016 campaign. pic.twitter.com/f220OerRM2

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Vote in the Crikey Awards: Person of the Year, Arsehat and Sexiest Politicians. surveymonkey.com/r/WHBC2KT Solid field for Arsehat of the Year.

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I like these O RLY? books.

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edbott My next book.  twitter.com/da_667/status/…

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Just to be clear, Wynyard and their ilk sell software licenses and support. They don’t have access to the data their customers analyse.

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Telstra bought part of New Zealand company Wynyard’s assets. (22 Nov) zdnet.com/article/telstr…

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@dobes Well well well… That IS interesting.

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@mwyres These are important mathematical concepts.

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Some “people” seem to be under the impression that there aren’t 56 days in October.

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Wynyard Group makes (made?) intelligence analysis software and was trying to expand into new markets. I guess that didn’t go to plan.

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I hadn’t realised Wynyard Group has gone into voluntary administration, as of 25 Oct. wynyardgroup.com

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@FakeDanTosello As a speaker of regex, I agree, but then the better tools have so many fast graphing tools you don’t really need it.

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@DDsD Law enforcement has made it clear to me they don’t magically have everything, though of course they can get a lot without a warrant.

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@DDsD Well it depends on what data is in the database. But add geo and whatever has been poured in.

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Having seen the kinds of analysis software that law enforcement uses, these kids only had the basics. That article shows how it all works.

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“How pre-teens using metadata found a whistleblower in two hours” @triplejHack abc.net.au/triplej/progra… pic.twitter.com/D8EdIpOlN7

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@MicheleS_Aus They weren’t part of my world as a kid, but I’m still sad to hear they’re on the decline.

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NSWRFS requests farmers in the Bland Temora, MIA, Mid Murray, Riverina & Southern Border areas cease harvest due t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9r

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@MatthewBevan I’ll have a read, but I have feels about game theory because John von Neumann was a genius.

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GordyPls Fairly sure the audience of Sky News is just all the people who’ve ever been on it.

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@MatthewBevan Thanks. I don’t know whether to click on that or not.

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“Trapdoor spiders disappearing from Australian landscape” adelaide.edu.au/news/news89762…

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@munin Also, when I was at @UniofAdelaide computing science was part of the maths faculty. We did game theory and stuff.

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@munin Ah this is pretty much what I’d imagined. Thank you.

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Should I ask why people are going on about Game Theory? Do the people going on about Game Theory know anything about Game Theory?

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Excellent. This is a magnificent building. twitter.com/DDsD/status/80…

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Submissions on the draft guidelines for the AU govt’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program are open until 20 Jan. cities.dpmc.gov.au/smart-cities-p…

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@Anthony_Caruana Sadly this library doesn’t go quite that swish, but I’ll try some of the others nearby.

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You’re right. It needs to be bigger and stiffer. twitter.com/JustJimWillDo/…

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Kevin the Cyber Kangaroo to the rescue!

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“ATO site still down following ‘hardware issues’”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/ato-si…

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I’ve made it to the library, but now I am sweating like a pig. Oink oink oink oink oink.

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Tue plan, supplemental: Definitely weird.

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Tue plan: Slow start; steak sandwich (done); much geekwork, in the local library where it’ll be cooler (en route); await further news.

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Fun fact: The US Army has more generals than rifles.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “How the Cyber Kangaroo can help defend the Internet of Things” zdnet.com/article/how-th…

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Tue plan, supplemental: Today is going to be very weird indeed.

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start; steak sandwich; much geekwork, in the local library where it’ll be cooler; await further news.

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Tuesday. A piece of string is only so long, and no longer. Tuesday.

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