Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 17th, 2017

DPRK_News Donald Trump speeches in Vatican and Saudi Arabia expected to produce many penetrating insights into theological qu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2e

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iblametom WannaCry Ransomware Infected Actual Radiology Tech In American Hospitals forbes.com/sites/thomasbr… pic.twitter.com/19QLY5S2YF

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@jeffsonstein @bunjaree Well I was the same when working on film.

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wintnation I hope everyone takes some time today to reflect on family, life, faith and what was up with the tv show lost

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@jeffsonstein @bunjaree Thanks. All these images just had a very quick edit before uploading as I was walking. I’ll clean them up some time.

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Histreepix The Wisdom of Wolves pic.twitter.com/ClKmW4u8pE

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@jeffsonstein @bunjaree This is the walk from the previous day, down the other track. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@jeffsonstein @bunjaree Well if you like that, here’s a walk down that track, from the other direction. Follow this..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ln

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@jeffsonstein That’s the public road. Here’s the track into @bunjaree itself. pic.twitter.com/29dDxJAfiX

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@_midofo_ @TODAYshow I don’t watch television unless I’m on it.

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Ah yeah. Sydney Buses strike tomorrow. Maybe buses should be made of fibre. twitter.com/swearyanthony/…

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Right. I’m off to do something useful. Like use crayons to re-colour a horse.

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I could go on. But I won’t. Because I’d prefer not to be stuck in 2010.

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How will you handle consumer confusion when they see nbnco installing hardware on their house but they have to talk to a retailer to use it?

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What is your planned end-game for Telstra? What is your preferred pricing model for on-selling NBN points of presence to retailers?

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P.S. What is your planned negotiating position with local governments and strata title companies with respect to multi-dwelling premises?

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Still, keep chanting “Fibre good, Copper Bad”. It might whisk us back to 2010 and we’ll start again with the benefit of your wisdom.

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For the hard-of-thinking, in the NBN context we’re talking about, OF COURSE IT FUCKING IS AND NOBODY WAS EVER DISPUTING THAT YOU DIPSHITS.

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I continue to find it utterly hilarious that there’s people think the only NBN-related issue is whether “fibre” is faster than “copper”.

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler And many Australians would like something that IS as fast as ADSL. :)

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“That thing Trump did: Introducing the Generic Trump White House Scandal Column Generator!” washingtonpost.com/posteverything…

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@UTCexWhirlpool @karinakeisler Thank you for your exciting and well-researced discussion paper. The committing will..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fN

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@Ddub707 @karinakeisler Let me show you a diagram of how much I care about your feelpinion. pic.twitter.com/N6R3dljXOV

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@Ddub707 @karinakeisler P.S. The copper price-length calculation is in the article.

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@Ddub707 @karinakeisler Wanna point to those promises? Because I think you’re imagining things.

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler I simply got sick of people claiming X is better or cheaper or faster to deploy without..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jb

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Here’s the track in the daylight, desaturated. Not exactly the same spot, but the leaves in the upper right are kin..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ep

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Taking a photo while walking down the track was ambitious. No ambient light, and the flash just lit up the fog. pic.twitter.com/R8241Mx68S

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It’s slightly misty in the village tonight. Also, deserted. pic.twitter.com/YATVxFALTJ

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler So where are we now? I highly-politicised environment where everything that’s different..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6j

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler Could the all-fibre plan have speeded up? Was the mixed plan cheaper and faster? We lit..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xa

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler That plan too ran into delays, for a different bunch of reasons, which I won’t go into..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Pl

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler Meanwhile we had the Turnbull alternative. Get some speed rise for most people first, t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jp

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler So then we had Labor supporters chanting “fibre is faster”, which is true, but zero sug..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ly

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler Choosing the “wrong” technology was a simple political message-stick to hit Labor with…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wY

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler For various reasons, Labor’s plan wasn’t hitting its targets. So what to do? The plan n..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ZV

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@BidgeeWagga @karinakeisler My view —@karinakeislerr may or may not be able to comment — is that early up the NBN ttwitter.com/i/web/status/8…8YiT

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I’m going to retweet this again because it’s just such a lovely bit of Memory Hole work. twitter.com/maldr0id/statu…

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wintnation She did apologise eventually; the opposition called for her head to roll and that she should become the Defence Minister.

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wintnation yeah exactly, we ended up getting stuck.

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@semibogan Yeah, but a shoebox full of camel shit isn’t always appreciated by Americans. They just don’t understand.

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iblametom C’mon. This is getting stupid now. twitter.com/nprmusic/statu…

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland According to the Australian Museaum in Sydney, dropbears are all over the east coast…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5J

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland Please do! Visitors tend to like it, and you can go whole days at a time without encounte..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bg

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland Erk. That would’ve been a fowl experience.

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland And last week a ringtail possum hitched a ride on a tram in Melbourne. twitter.com/3AW693/status/…

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland They like the warmth. More seriously, once I missed the train because I had to wait for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DS

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland Pretty much, yes. On the two-deck , we fill the lower desk with water and farm crocodiles.

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@FibreZealot @karinakeisler The article linked to does kind of explain that.

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland Yep, it’s just gone 8pm and I’m on a train from Sydney heading up into the Blue Mountains where I’m based.

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TheNTNews SEXY FRONT PAGE STORY TOMORROW WRITTEN BY OUR SEX REPORTER @Tamhowie pic.twitter.com/6lZwieYOYX

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@FibreZealot @karinakeisler If you’re making certain insinuations there then I’m afraid I’ll have to ask you to step outside.

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@snipeyhead @MikePresland It’s 2000 AEST here at the moment and my followers are easily amused. Well they’d have to be.

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@karinakeisler @FibreZealot You might well think that. I couldn’t possibly comment.*

*Well, I could.

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@semibogan Well they’ve earned distinctions in that course. We should send them our congratulations.

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@FibreZealot @karinakeisler Thank you for the deep and detailed analysis of my reportage. Your support is appreciated.

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@semibogan What, being a dull one-note self-righteous little cunt?

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@semibogan Why thank you. I think I’m just old enough now to have seen this sort of thing before, and this is how they pan out.

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@karinakeisler Hmmm. We definitely need a Royal Commission, and soon.

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AshGhebranious One can only hope. twitter.com/wef/status/864…

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@snipeyhead Yeah we have really mountained this molehill. Oops. ;)

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@karinakeisler What? You let your employees have coffee EVERY MONTH!!?? Clearly we need a Royal Commission!

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@semibogan This is another one of those things where the “grand conspiracy” actually comes down to a small circle of twats, yeah?

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larissawaters I think Colin needs a lie down. pic.twitter.com/76MgUaLHlh

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@snipeyhead Glad the surgery went well then, and I’m guessing that’s just a fluid build-up and therefore more or less harmless?

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@snipeyhead Disclosure: I have no idea what has been happening re surgery and I’m an arsehat and I may have had a beer.

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@snipeyhead Wait, what? It’s meant to look like that?

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GreenJ Hell, meet Handbasket.
Handbasket, Hell. pic.twitter.com/pZ9MMS96j8

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This is impressive but probably wrong. twitter.com/snipeyhead/sta…

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This is why we can’t have nice things. twitter.com/huwdrury/statu…

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aurynn The three major problems in computer are:
- Naming things
- Cache invalidation
- Off-by-one errors
- Cache invalidation
- Unaddressed bias

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shanghaiist WATCH: Fight breaks out mid-surgery between medical workers in operating room shst.me/f28 pic.twitter.com/Og8uA392Et

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kcarruthers Pretty sure I’ve seen how this movie ends 💁 twitter.com/xhnews/status/…

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@SteveMolk Because you’re desperate for attention and a facsimile of love?

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@karinakeisler But what if you’d spent that $14 million on coffee? Everyone would be a lot happier, right?

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The Quiet Carriage Infraction has been dealt with.

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Dealing with a Quiet Carriage Infraction.

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I skipped the pie because I always watch my diet.

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Right. I’ll aim for the 1918 . Pharmacy and pie first? I can do that.

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@mpesce Adelaide wouldn’t know what an Aztec is. Maybe a new art gallery in Burnside Village.

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Chocolate mushrooms is so fuckin’ Adelaide.

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@WeAreADL Who the fuck let you be a spokestroll for Adelaide? And why are you pimping news from Leeds?

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@bigbadave @SpaceKidette @NBNCoLimited These so-called “doctors” get so hung up over “health”. What would they know?

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@rycrozier I think there’s a case to me made that @NBNCoLimited is maltreating its employees.

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@bigbadave @SpaceKidette So what you’re saying is that @NBNCoLimited is roughly 150x more efficient than you are. You lazy slob.

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@interchris @SnarkyPlatypus “The open market,” not that communist tech coffee.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @interchris OMFG THE PROFLIGATE SPENDING OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY.

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@MikePresland @JoshButler I’m good. I don’t need to come down to Sydney until next week.

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@NBNCoLimited This was my response to the OMFG over @NBNCoLimited buying $14 million of copper wiring. Also, “claqu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Sf

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This yarn is presumably why an @NBNCoLimited employee retweeted this yarn of mine from 2015. zdnet.com/article/yes-of… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Is $6.75 per employee per year for coffee above or below average for telcos? Seems like fuck all to me.

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Anyone who headlines a GREAT BIG NUMBER without turning it into per-user or per-whatever, and with no comparison, is failing their audience.

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Fibre to the Coffee, Version 2 OMFG THAT’S FUCK ALL COFFEE. twitter.com/rycrozier/stat…

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Fibre to the Coffee, Version 1: OMFG SO MUCH COFFEE. twitter.com/michaelkoziol/…

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pelagikat I was about to tweet asking if the folks at SMH understand how to run a business, and then thought “Oh”. twitter.com/michaelkoziol/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Exactly. And the same old sushi chef with the shaved head it there, and all his usual daily variety.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I am also not doing the Gold Coast thing next week, because reasons.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Haven’t been to Yok Yor in ages, because Khun Wit, The Chef Who Wants To Kill Me, is so damn good.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Umi Kaiten-Zushi closed and that building is being renovated, but the have one in the Darling Quart..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fG

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@CollinVanUden Couldn’t say. It’s a long time since I’ve used it, and before those warnings came into force.

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@cragget @SnarkyPlatypus I knew the first part, but don’t know the characters at all, certainly not well enough to pick those subtleties.

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Hmmm. Dinner in Sydney and a late train? Or a train soon and have a late dinner?

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@andrewfaith That was my theory. Nevertheless, I’m told it’s quite good. But why would I go to a Chinese-run Japane..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…az

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bentorkington If you get a call to fix your computer it is a hoax.

No competent professional will ever, ever, offer to fix your computer.

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NinaStrohminger The Myers-Briggs test is astrology for people who think they’re too smart for astrology.

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This is very good. How the Trump news cycle works. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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@wobster True. And since we’re just across from Chinatown it makes sense. Even though we’re in Thaitown so they should have Thai too.

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That sushi restaurant is full of balloons. And isn’t its sign in Chinese? pic.twitter.com/XMIbgYFTkC

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@rohan_p @dobes So, like tin cans and string, except big Nescafé cans and, erm, fibre?

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WombatOnPatrol Wombat Wednesday. Whatever. pic.twitter.com/5buYvY7iCt

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@dobes @tonywbrown We never will. Because if we FOI any of it, it’s all suddenly COMMERCIAL IN CONFIDENCE. I gripe..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…G3

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Just in case @perthnow sends this down the Memory Hole… pic.twitter.com/aDLh991yNN

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KarlskiB weird looking plane twitter.com/perthnow/statu…

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Hah! I’d forgotten I wrote this about the NBN on 2015. I was in a mood. zdnet.com/article/yes-of… Ta, @tonywbrown, fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…l1

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wintnation Today I visited a goat abattoir to ask questions about the cost savings for securing of our country

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@franksting @niltiac Yep, it continues to be rock solid.

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The 24-hour news cycle explained. pic.twitter.com/N4V1d8msQ3

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CroweDM ASX demands “continuous disclosure” from banks but Scott Morrison demands they keep levy details secret. theaustralian.com.au/budget-2017/ba… @australian

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jdawsey1 At end of call, Trump aide told me tonight he was “exhausted beyond belief.” I responded: “Are you tired of winning?” He laughed & hung up.

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@riskybusiness @niltiac Yes. Android preserves our God-given right to be creepy.

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@ordinarytanya I don’t really remember anything before yesterday lunchtime.

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@niltiac Because iOS is designed to make it impossible. Apps don’t have security permissions to access the audio of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Cp

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@niltiac Yeah? That’s actually the difficult way ‘cos you have to turn analog to digital. But what you’re looking f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pv

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@niltiac On macOS, I use Ecamm Call Recorder for Skype, and a SkypeIn number or SkypeOut. Not sure what the Windows equivalent would be.

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@niltiac On Android there’s an good app called Total Recall. iOS doesn’t allow call recording at all; apps create 3..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bN

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@rohan_p At least they’re not taking Redbubble out to the car park for a quiet chat.

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rohan_p Possibly one of the more interesting IP-related cases before the Federal Court at the moment pic.twitter.com/Rgz9BfjuxR

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Yes. Everything is actually working perfectly. If only they could better communicate that to us. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@n1vux @NuclearAnthro @funranium @petridishes Oh, I forgot to mention that there’s eight Nike-Hercules missiles per..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ot

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“Did America Ever Really Work?”, asks @umairh medium.com/bad-words/did-…

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@domknight @deemadigan @oz_f @AndrewPStreet Ah well that’s OK, you’ll shit all over those nobodies.

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@domknight @deemadigan @oz_f @AndrewPStreet Who are you scheduled agaInst this month? Barry Humphries Stephen Fry? Tina Arena? Supernaut?

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domknight Our June event is on sale now! @deemadigan and @oz_f join @AndrewPStreet and me to work out which party is Laborer..giantdwarf.com.au/events/the-dou…Kw

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@NuclearAnthro @CosmicRami That’s the joy of thermonuclear weapons, right? Make ‘em as big as you like!

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s easy to forget that Australia’s Big Five (we count Macquarie now, apparently) have so many tentacles.

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jleyden By me @TheRegister Cryptocurrency miner found armed with same exploits as theregister.co.uk/2017/05/16/cry…

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@SnarkyPlatypus He was effective in his last two portfolios, in terms of his job of implementing policy. But Treasury is very different.

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jamesmassola exclusive Banks being forced to sign non-disclosure agreement before they get to see new levy smh.com.au/federal-politi… via @brisbanetimes

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@TijuanaTrash I was about to say “Look we’ve done that joke already”, but then realised you were actually asking. N..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…z4

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@SnarkyPlatypus Look just shut up and tell us whether the article is EXCELLENT or HITLER.

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@dobes @drearyclocks Excellent. I hope he’s been doing the Lord’s work.

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I’ll be sitting in the corner for at least an hour or two because I’m doing software updates.

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bernietb Thankfully, my autonomous car will just drive around all night while I sleep in it. pic.twitter.com/Brq7qGV2V6

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Wow those pensioners have dispersed fast! Here’s a video re-enactment youtube.com/watch?v=4rorJC…

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If the bus company signage is anything to go by, they’re from Port Stephens.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think that when they come in here for their pre-show dinner deal, The Chef Who Wants To Kill Me g..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LT

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@dobes Does @drearyclocks still acknowledge our existence, or has he migrated to another realm?

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@dobes Also, when no-one’s here during the afternoon, the wi-fi is really fast. I was downloading software updates while Golf trolled me.

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@dobes We must do a Friday Oyster Hour again some time.

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Three coachloads of pensioners have just been dumped in Thaitown before they see Kinky Boots at the Capitol Theatre. pic.twitter.com/VwUCylYYFV

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@funranium @NuclearAnthro @n1vux @petridishes @Dame_DNA OK, I’m liking the concept of “I’m 7 years LARP clean.” :)..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VJ

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@NuclearAnthro @funranium @n1vux @petridishes I was also about to react to the words “vampire LARP”, but not the same way. :P

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@NuclearAnthro Yep, the conventional heads have a slightly rounded nose cap. The nukes come to a point. Not sure of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kV

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@n1vux @NuclearAnthro @funranium @petridishes Yep, site SF-88L on the Marin Headlands. The day I was there, Nike v..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8Y

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Verb would be a Brit shoegazer band, surely? twitter.com/burgotastic/st…

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@n1vux @NuclearAnthro @funranium @petridishes Here’s something sad. I just glanced at the thumbnail of that photo a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Af

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@SnarkyPlatypus And changes from good to bad happen slowly. People going on about Trump, it hasn’t even been four m..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mn

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MagicRealismBot There is a snowstorm in Seattle. It snows universes.

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This is why every DIBP staffer needs to look in the mirror. Are you just another ordinary person making sure the trains run on time?

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He was an ordinary man. He just worked on the railways. And all he did was make sure the trains ran on time. There was a war to fight. 5/5

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And then he fell silent, and his face sank as he realised he’d just said that killing six million people wasn’t such a difficult job. 4/

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But it was only one train per day coming through to the death camps of the Holocaust. “Logistically it wasn’t that difficult,” he said. 3/

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He explained how it took 50 or 100 or whatever trains per day to provide for the Wehrmacht fighting on the Eastern Front. 2/

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One of the most powerful realisations I saw was an interview on “Locomotion” with an old guy who was a signalman on the German railways. 1/

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But Bad People are often not particularly bad people at all, often merely oblivious to the terrible system in which they live.

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If we keep imagining that Bad People only exist in grainy B&W footage played slow with a sinister music bed, we won’t watch out for them.

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Related: The @HistoryHit episode “The Knight’s Cross - Wehrmacht Veterans of WW2”, being interviews with same. soundcloud.com/historyhit/the…

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This is why forensic psychologists and others interview serial killers, and so on.

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Either way, I think we should hear the stories of people who represent what we don’t like, if nothing else to understand why it happens.

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The piece in question, which I haven’t read yet, is “My Family’s Slave” theatlantic.com/magazine/archi… I plan to read to later.

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I’d say “I don’t know whether to laugh or cry”, except I’m too busy laughing.

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Well here’s a lovely bundle of empathy who wants to tell people what should or shouldn’t be written, and blocks any..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…U0

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@Tawriffic @Colvinius But of course, especially having just listened to @rfidler’s two-part @abcconvos with..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ty

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@techoglot @dobes Oh silly me, it’s the ponytail.

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I see that Tiger is now branding itself as “World Acclaimed Asian Lager”.

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@dobes That’s a bit special. But what’s that between the dog’s front legs?

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@NickEvershed Thanks, Nick. I’ve been meaning to go down there with a real camera. There’s some great sightlines through there.

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@Colvinius It is of course a magnificent book. I’ve learned plenty of new things, about MI6 in the 1950s and 1960s,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Su

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@Colvinius “The pleasures of smoked salmon and James Bond.”

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Currently reading @Colvinius’ memoire. Here he talks about a teacher, Mr Savage, who’d taken over the beatings from..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pW

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yep. Also, see immediately preceding tweet.

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JoshButler good luck finding an affordable rental in Sydney - the latest rental snapshot from @NationalShelter is not good new..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Vt

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In the corner.

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sclark_melbs Dear @MarkDoman, my hot take on this is that @ladygaga needs to buy a tripod twitter.com/wikileaks/stat…

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wintnation We cannot take these people for your own self gain.

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KetanJ0 V enjoyable analysis of how the kids speak at @puddingviz pudding.cool/2017/02/new-sl… 2016 terms will be savaged by bra..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Lc

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abcmelbourne Ticket inspectors are accessing people’s banking apps on their phones, despite being told not to, PTV boss Jereon W..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8L

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HappySinger Not done, done. Just finished at . twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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SenatorLudlam the @withMEAA just put to us that since 2007, fairfax have spent nearly half a billion dollars on redundancies

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RadioFreeTom There isn’t a violin small enough twitter.com/ForeignAffairs…

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Rundll Yeah nar. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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KirkSerpes Some A+ trolling from @nzlabour today. pic.twitter.com/9U3mPXhuM8

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This makes a lot of sense, both demographically and economically. twitter.com/_midofo_/statu…

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I get the feeling this @AuSenate inquiry into the future of Australian media is actually satire. @SenatorLudlam must be craving the whisky.

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I’ll have some of what he’s on. twitter.com/KJBar/status/8…

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I’ve also been led to understand that a good many international bulk cargo ships have Korean officers and Filipino crew.

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Those Finnish shipyards are actually owned by South Korea’s STX Corporation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STX_Finla… Should’ve gues..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fD

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GreenJ maybe special carriages? a ‘spread car’ twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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I also see that Carnival Spirit was built at the Kvaerner Masa-Yards in Helsinki, like so many of the newer, bigger cruise liners.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Time is money when you’ve got a crew of nearly 1000 and cost $375 million to build. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival_…

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Carnival Spirit seems to be scheduled on the Sydney-Noumea shuttle run at the moment.

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According to Ports Authority of NSW, Carnival Spirit arrived in Sydney at 0626 and will depart at 1845. portauthoritynsw.com.au/sydney-harbour…

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jonkudelka True, but the results speak for themselves. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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@michaelmeloni Thanks, Michael. Walking past the Carnival Spirit just then, I couldn’t resist it.

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@ApostrophePong It’s very east to take for granted things you see every day, right? It’s lovely down at Circular Qu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kD

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wintnation His seat has the potential now of returning to Pauline Hanson’s Please Explain because… well just take a listen

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jdub From the Aurora 1.13 release notes: “Fixed an issue where migration of a database named ‘test’ would fail.” Heh. 😂

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Looks like chemtrail season has started early this year. This is pretty brazen stuff. pic.twitter.com/xK0U9V5rhh

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JakeLaperruque The title and lede on this piece aren’t just journalism, they’re a work of art
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Waiting outside the Park Hyatt near a bridge of some kind. pic.twitter.com/rCoLJNgLXU

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They’re already loading the next batch of temporary live sheep exports onto the liner. They must turn these ships around fast.

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Watching the cruise liner disgorging its load of livestock and despairing for our species.

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Arriving at Circular Quay, with accompanying compulsory photograph. pic.twitter.com/l3YjhxgnV3

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BlogsofWar Current Threat Level:

Subpoena All the Things! pic.twitter.com/Mj7Zl6F79y

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Wed plan, redraft: Train to Sydney (done) 1000 meeting, The Rocks; errands; boat noodle; afternoon TBA; return to Wentworth Falls, I guess.

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BlogsofWar “Cyber ninja” twitter.com/afp/status/864…

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, and I haven’t been arrested or anything.

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Uhoh. “Will the stationmaster please report to the stationmaster’s office.” Just as I step off the train at Central.

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chrisgeidner Someone trying to get in, or someone trying to get out? twitter.com/jeffmason1/sta…

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@corduroy I’m hoping everyone has enjoyed @corduroy and me tweeting about our taxi and train issues this morning.

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@corduroy We’re just pulling into Strathfield now. I’ve got you as having just passed Newtown.

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@TrainLinkWest If only I’d brought my laundry down with me. (Let’s keep it safe for the kiddies watching, right?)

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umairh don’t worry guys, at this rate by friday we’ll be in the greatest dystopia of them all, zardoz pic.twitter.com/jBMqsnynNW

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ZekeJMiller WOW. Just out from Trump campaign subject lined “SABOTAGE” pic.twitter.com/w7xy0L47oF

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jpwarren Some dude on FOX is trying to blame WH staffers for “preventing the President from succeeding”.

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gilbertjasono Donald Trump also took notes during the meeting pic.twitter.com/ajyEjWt4xL

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wintnation All I can say from my own experience you would not want to be under the globalist tent.

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wintnation Can you link to a better one and we can tell you if it’s acceptable, or if it’s bull shit

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Hang on, this train doesn’t stop at Blacktown, but it does stop for commuters who want to get off at Redfern.

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@corduroy In theory, I guess, but would it be enough to satisfy the relevant engineering safety margins?

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@TrainLinkWest It’s nice and toasty in one of the toilets in car 9185 because the hand dryer is running near continuously. Good, but bad.

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@evcricket @vealmince In fairness, the story says that platform mods etc were always part of the plan, but the tota..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…q4

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@evcricket @vealmince Meanwhile, another victory: “New intercity trains too wide for rail line to stations in Blue..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uq

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Both @evcricket and @vealmince have suggested tilt-trains, but the new trains are already being built…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aJ

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on the curve. Also, why trains will never go faster than they do now. pic.twitter.com/zZAdvmra0S

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@corduroy It does, but it’s “recent jobs” and they’ve scroll off after N days.

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@corduroy I tried using the app, but while it records your previous bookings there’s no way to say “repeat this one” or save regular jobs.

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@corduroy Apparently the new dispatch company is denying these mistakes are their fault, so some of us are keeping their own logs too.

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@corduroy Well he did everything right, even waiting longer than needed, so he’s going to be praised. My driver has logged everything.

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MESalisbury THIS IS NOT A HACK OR AN EXPERIMENT, THIS IS CALLED MAKING A SANDWICH. THIS IS A MAN LEARNING TO MAKE SANDWICHES. bbc.co.uk/news/av/busine…

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@JasonNg88 Nah I’m not giving money to those cunts.

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, being the 0713 all-stations. Empty for the moment because it picks up many people in the lower Mounta..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dQ

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Oh well, at least I confirmed that my smartphone-compatible woolly gloves work as advertised.

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Yeah this ain’t gonna happen. I’d allowed for train fuckups, but that was the last of the limited-stop trains for the morning. Sigh.

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Fortunately from here to the station takes three minutes tops. But at this hour the taxis are busy with everyone trying to catch trains.

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Helpfully* the taxi was sent to this road’s name but in another village. Will I still make the 0706 train?

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@DDsD @R_Chirgwin Rumour has it that at least two Australian law enforcement agencies have kept quiet about their o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6a

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@DDsD @R_Chirgwin I’d figured as much. Upgrading a fleet’s data systems is a significant project.

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… like a veterinarian’s rubber-clad fist up a cowtwitter.com/dandrezner/sta…ng

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Hurrah! Everything is working perfectly. Piss off Israel as well as FVEY. twitter.com/yarotrof/statu…

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wintnation POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT - One Nation has just been cancelled.

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This is most certainly true. See also my “Enough with the cyber ‘wake-up calls’” (Jun 2014) zdnet.com/article/enough… twitter.com/Jason_Healey/s…

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wintnation Funny how satire only works for the West Australian state election.

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@munin Yep, and a bunch of hand-wavey stuff about “wake-up calls” and corporate risk. It makes me WannaCry.

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If the UK put the NHS on the blockchain then machine learning algorithms could have used threat intelligence to stop all the ransomware.

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Current count of PR emails proposing that their “expert” talk about WannyCry and ransomware: 20. And I’m not on as many lists as my editors.

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wintnation Lucky we have social media to keep you up to date.

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@marcuskelson Indeed, though of course last night there was the speculation about Jordan, given POTUS’ meeting sche..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…p2

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Oh, so it was Israel after all.

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Wed plan, draft: 0706 train to Sydney; 1000 meeting, The Rocks; errands; remainder TBA; eventually return to Wentworth Falls.

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Wednesday. The whole thing is oozing that yellowish liquid so you’d better get some towels and a hair dryer. Wednesday.

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