Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 18th, 2017

OK I am definitely going to try to get some sleep now. My irony gland is about to rupture, exuding schadenfreude everywhere. Gorn.

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timminchin Dude, you wish. You’re waaaay too dumb to be a witch. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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When you think about it, Ailes dying from an ‘expression error’ is sort of mortality determinism.

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BraddJaffy Whoa! Statement from Roger Ailes’ wife on @DRUDGE_REPORT says Ailes has died drudgereport.com pic.twitter.com/3LejdJW67C

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CillizzaCNN “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning.” — Elizabeth Ailes

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ainsindahouse This is the worst version of The Aristocrats joke I’ve ever heard twitter.com/Eugene_Scott/s…

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WhoCliffhangers Well, this certainly brightened up my night! ?
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DavidCornDC If I were a special prosecutor, I’d want all my targets to tweet and tweet and tweet.

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While I’m enjoying watching the usual dumpster fire of the White House powering up for another day, I really must get some sleep.

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hughriminton Yup.. that’s working.. that’s good. twitter.com/neekaneeks/sta…

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intelwire THROW HIM INTO THE POND youtu.be/k3jt5ibfRzw

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thehistoryguy Well, the Emperor Valerian was captured in battle, enslaved, used as a foot-stool, forced to drink molten gold and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Cy

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joefree215 Great. The term “fake news” has made it into the trial against senior Khmer Rouge leaders. twitter.com/phnompenhpost/…

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SquigglyRick lol ABC The World just read out Trump’s tweet like so: “there was never a special councel, spelled incorrectly, appointed!”

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Paxmee Hi @netStripes just letting u know that your design internship is probs illegal pic.twitter.com/cZtVdFikjR

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axios The new @TIME magazine cover pic.twitter.com/MrX8QaA3UE

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murpharoo Down with councels. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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AzumangaDavo @OzArlington Fuck me, this makes the Chanel boomerang media savvy… :/

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TrumpDraws my job pic.twitter.com/H0FL6n8JP5

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After which, the Stargate in the ceiling will open, and return him to his home planet. twitter.com/mikko/status/8…

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wintnation Our PM has forgotten that it is no longer the great country it once was.

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umairh I love it, his tweets are comic relief for the goddamned pain of his incompetence and malevolence as a leader

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MatthewBevan He’s up. Strap in everyone. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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@_midofo_ @DavidFeng Meh. He’s in China, and in all likelihood on a train. I’m safe.

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@NewtonMark May I recommend visiting the Click Hole right now.

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Oh it is truly wonderful what the Click Hole has done. Ping @dobes @rohan_p.

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@_midofo_ @DavidFeng Well he’s certainly full of wind…

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whereisdaz I’m gonna take a wild stab at this and say NO. twitter.com/statnews/statu…

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jim_savage_ The Cost Of Gun Control: This Australian Man Has … | PatriotHole clickhole.com/article/cost-g…

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@VS_ Added to the list for tomorrow.

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NeilGregor1 In which I chat with @thehistoryguy at length about , nationalism, comparative history and historical amnesia..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3f

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“The biggest white-collar fraud racket in Australian history” smh.com.au/nsw/the-close-… @rachelolding is really pumping out the stories today.

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swearyanthony This is a hell of a yarn and it keeps getting more cray twitter.com/smurray38/stat…

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“Hey Kids: Voting’s Fun!” by @JonathanPieNews youtube.com/watch?v=shIOZd… Nice anti-youth rant.

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@_midofo_ Well @DavidFeng’s footage shows windows on the inside, but maybe that’s some inscrutable oriental trickery.

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@DavidFeng Is is one of the 284,533 stations in China?

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DavidFeng WHY WOULD ANYBODY EVEN THINK ABOUT PLANES IN CHINA… are they not always chronically late? ;-) Oh well. That’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bE

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swearyanthony THATS NOT HOW PENDULUMS WORK twitter.com/theboltreport/…

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Wow this would be one hell of an extra fee for special services. twitter.com/petedavo_au/st…

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“The return of facts, and their habit of destroying lazy arguments”, in which @TextorMark says many sensible things. businessinsider.com.au/mark-textor-th…

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wintnation Australian’s did not vote for media stunts, they want representatives who are there to collect their pay cheques.

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Rashas_Mo How did boomers buy houses when they were covering entire roast dinners in avo?

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@Petitioner007 The AFP does a lot of things, most of which don’t make it to the headlines.

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@Petitioner007 I have no idea, though that was originally all about investigating an AFP officer for leaking. That..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…br

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Excellent avocado-related content here from @markhumphries. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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markhumphries Grand Designs: Millennial Edition


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“How the alleged $165m tax fraud syndicate unravelled” by @rachelolding smh.com.au/nsw/how-the-al… It had names.

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@NewtonMark A debt recovery company, I imagine. Here’s more clues. afp.gov.au/news-media/med… But the court list should be up too.

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NewtonMark Registration info on the aircraft the AFP seized today. Looks like it’s owned by an accountant? casa.gov.au/aircraft-regis…

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ResignInShame OK, folks, please dig in.
Together, we can get this to $4,000 tonight. twitter.com/ResignInShame/…

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@samprimrose It is, but I can sort of understand her elation at that point. Others in the courtroom, not so much.

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Histreepix The last humans alive finally celebrate the retrospective impeachment of Donald Trump. Washington, 2027. pic.twitter.com/cVfZ14P1hQ

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@bogotabeavers @ExpertOracle @AFPmedia In fact now that charges have been laid, it’s sub judice, and the media will..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2K

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@bogotabeavers @ExpertOracle @AFPmedia Evidence is not proof. Seizures may be in error. Innocent until proven guilt..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…os

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“US police officer found not guilty over shooting of unarmed black man”. That’ll calm things…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bT

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Excellent. A nice warm 11C overnight and then some solid solid rain tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/UyhtsS5EFw

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“Tensor Processing Unit (TPU)”? Someone please get me a tissue. Actually, the whole box. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@JakeTheX @ahermitsvino @ABC2 Yeah that way madness lies. Or at least annoyance.

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Also, consider this excellent* bit of taxonomy and controlled vocabulary work from Twitter. Glorious. pic.twitter.com/r7eYSLqIBg

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Wait. Why does it list “Comedy” twice? Also “Politics”. Also “Movie news and and general info”. This is amateur hou..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rR

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@TheIronGuardian These algorithms tend to be pretty basic.

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workmanalice Ummmm Julie… Michael Bloomberg hasn’t been the mayor of New York since 2013.. pic.twitter.com/tDDw0mqBPX

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@joshgnosis I really shouldn’t make fun of stereotyping, especially for something as serious as UFOs, but… pic.twitter.com/QTqqUuagBh

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@NuclearAnthro Netball is a version of basketball created ages ago when basketball was considered too rough for gir..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LH

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“Central Coast UFO group funding mystery: Federal minister calls for urgent review” dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/cent… HT..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…eR

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Pollytics Rub it any harder and you’ll go blind twitter.com/couriermail/st…

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By the way, Twitter’s “what you’re interested in” algorithm is hilarious, as is their taxonomy of interests. pic.twitter.com/KQBpvU0NIl

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GuardianAus Tesla factory workers reveal pain, injury and stress: ‘Everything feels like the future but us’ trib.al/6M4ItOO

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No, @ABC2, an encore is when you come back on to play a DIFFERENT tune. What you mean is REPEAT. twitter.com/ABC2/status/86…

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wintnation Next time I will make sure 2017 is the year of… multiple page applications

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KrazyKarl910 @NewtonMark @robcorr What you had doesn’t sound like it’s this. There’s a real consis..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…xK

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@NewtonMark @KrazyKarl910 @robcorr I hear ya. Mine was made worse by jet lag too, having done SFO and SGN and CBR i..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ts

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@NewtonMark @robcorr Excellent play. As for my GP, not this time but another time I told him about a bad cold, “So?..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1b

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@fztalks @troyhunt I checked with @TaiwanNews886 and they’ve corrected their story. It wasn’t but Thunder..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Bn

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@NewtonMark @robcorr There’s only so many things you can fix with steroids. Good luck with it, though. I gather you were hit pretty hard.

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dobes The zeroth law of coffee twitter.com/j_hutch/status…

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@NewtonMark @robcorr This has been a long-running thing for many people. I even had a coughing fit again this afternoon. Sad panda.

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Maybe they’ve all spent too much time at Peter’s meth lab.

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I believe so, yes. I mean, all these men CHOSE to be on this television program. They WANTED this to be how the wor..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mt

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@SnarkyPlatypus I couldn’t say. I am not a connoisseur of the genre.

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And finally… Peter, is that code for “I run a meth lab”pic.twitter.com/ybI8syaeGLGL

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Jonathan, seriously, stop teasing this poor woman, you’re gay. pic.twitter.com/CJBME1KSxg

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Dean, you’re 85% of what is wrong with the world. pic.twitter.com/pg5W3Xns6s

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Blake E, if you’re 31 and your only claim to fame is “aspiring drummer” then you really need to sit down and have a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…TX

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Also, @AmyKinLA has tweeted all 31, presumably because she’s insane, but I will highlight one or two. twitter.com/AmyKinLA/statu…

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The true achievement here is finding 31 men across several racial groups with identically-shaped heads and teeth. abc.go.com/shows/the-bach…

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SwiftOnSecurity Information Systems Supervisor is a made-up job title for sysadmin dating profiles, and The Rock is a very kind man..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tG

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FionaPattenMLC Vic working to be testing site for “large multinational corp” no mention which one. Regs being drafted now

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Today’s tax fraud yarn goes deeper. “Veteran Sydney journalist Steve Barrett allegedly blackmailed tax syndicate” smh.com.au/nsw/veteran-sy…

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SuzyRamone Legendary Adelaide rock mag (78-83) is now available online ro.uow.edu.au/roadrunner/ so is the history roadrunnertwice.com.au/2017/05/the-hi…

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@Spoonyman @RANDCorporation @mpesce @ResignInShame True enough. Is that a symptom of politics becoming more and mor..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wi

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@VS_ Cool. I’m collecting some references in case I write any longer-form backgrounders or more rigorous analysis.

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@VS_ Oh. Thanks for the heads-up. Examples are still useful, of course, though I wonder how many will be new to me.

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I haven’t read this yet, but if nothing else @RANDCorporation’s view will be interesting. Ping @mpesce..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…51

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@dmeeze Or, I could just kill myself now.

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catrionawallace How do sit on panels? @MetLife 😂😂 We @FlamingoCX ❤️other pic.twitter.com/kixwSOOlX6

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@SMinney No worries. “You Are Not So Smart” (@notsmartblog) is always worth listening to.

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@jxeeno Heh. A whole Boeing BBJ is not a cheap item! Mind you, it could be a military flight for AU or US or any ally.

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It just came in from DRW, a joint civilian-RAAF airport. Any senior ministers been up there today? Alternatively, c..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LJ

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There’s an unmarked Boeing 737-7DT (BBJ) descending through 6000ft on approach to SYD. Anyone we know? PM Trumbull? pic.twitter.com/S1pNZ91jCS

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@bunjaree Also, the sound of ZL832 (VH-ZLX) passing overhead at 10,000ft+ and my feet walking on the gravel pathway.

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So here we have a rowdy pair of yellow-tailed black cockatoos at @bunjaree, plus wattlebirds occasionally squawking. stilgherrian.com/wp-content/upl…

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@dobes Your rainbow lorikeets are defective.

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@willozap Twice. Once when they upped the pixel count for a cover image. Once when I added HTTPS ‘co the RSS spec only allowed HTTP.

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There’s some sort of cockatoo-related bullshit going on outside.

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@willozap One of mine was silently dropped from the directory, and I didn’t realise it until I logged in to check t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2E

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@willozap In the iTunes store? When was the last time you checked all the requirements? Things like image size and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2G

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tveastman @RadioFreeTom Competency looks like black dark magic to incompetent people.

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nycjayjay Remember when we had Obama’s scandals to deal with? pic.twitter.com/P5aA8lGniA

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PipMcGyver I truly hope this Economist sub-editor was carried shoulder high to the pub pic.twitter.com/LkcyzWZPYT

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@Asher_Wolf Thanks. We have a theory about what we’ve got wrong, but we’re going to check with @blackdoginst again..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tA

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@Asher_Wolf That could be part of it, but it started well before I even looked at the news today. A little from Col..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…nB

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bgzimmer Larkin’s “They fuck you up, your mum and dad” turns into “mess/screw you up” in the NYT. cc @stronglang arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/17/lar…

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@dobes Also, once if you don’t just say “double”.

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Thu plan, confirmed: Yes, it’s an Annoying Side Effects day, so I’m just pottering around until the world starts making a bit more sense.

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GordyPls @dannolan *checks watch* I still don’t miss NSW Labor very much

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@DrRhysPockett @notsmartblog All this is true. I should probably add a “tends to” in there. Listening to the podcas..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…V8

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@dannolan I don’t understand this joke but I think you should apologise anyway.

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MarkDiStef The Australian attorney general intervenes in court, so legislation can be passed for the Adani coal mine..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2G

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@notsmartblog This is why people think they’re in the centre politically. If they should be more liberal or more co..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Se

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@notsmartblog Or putting it another way, people tend to believe that most people think what they think. But they don’t.

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Listening to @notsmartblog “Naive Realism: Why you often believe people who see the world differently are wrong” youarenotsosmart.com/2015/11/09/yan…

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@dobes I believe this is what you’ve encountered. twitter.com/TartanCrusader…

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wintnation you know what. im going to get behind Ricky Muir.

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GordyPls SHOTS FIRED pic.twitter.com/ow62SH95Mi

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Breach at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in NYC? iHealth Solutions was the responsible vendor? Thanks, guys, I hadn’..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6m

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@SpireSec That’s not been my impression, but hey happy to see some numbers on that.

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@SpireSec A little less sarcasm would make this conversation more pleasant, by the way. Happy to discuss my work, b..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zO

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@SpireSec A good a word as any. Selling kit with a lifetime of decades without a software upgrade path to match is..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DC

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@SpireSec My column is at ZDNet. The benefactor is my commissioning editor. Editors don’t pay freelancers to write what’s already written.

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@SpireSec Of course I mentioned Microsoft. It was their press release that triggered the train of thought, and in t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…TW

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@SpireSec Well, THIS instance involved Microsoft’s software, in part, but it’s more about, say, embedded medical de..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Qn

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@SpireSec This isn’t about Microsoft.

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@SpireSec OK, we’ll have to disagree about that being strange. As for the adversary, others wrote about that. I won..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xq

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@SpireSec All I’m saying is “I don’t think this is good enough,” you say it is, and then we have a discussion. That..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wO

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@SpireSec Well, you’re welcome to call it shoddy. Opinion etc. It’s certainly not a Walkley-winner. But it is just..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4P

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@SpireSec And to pull back a bit, my core point was that “they should’ve patched” isn’t helpful when patching or up..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dq

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@SpireSec It wasn’t my aim to define all those things, though. Remember, I was writing a quick 1000-word op-ed, not a detailed analysis.

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@SpireSec I was going to say that vulnerability rates are one measure, but then remember how fraught that is. I don..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Se

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@moir_alan @roweafr @davpope @firstdogonmoon Dear Cabal of Australian Cartoonists, don’t feel I’m neglecting any of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ch

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You know, @moir_alan really is an ornament to Australian democracy. As are @roweafr and @davpope and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…yg

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moir_alan Sneaky Russians pic.twitter.com/u5unriJZZo

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@SpireSec Still, it’s my op-ed, so I get to start from my opinion of software quality. You get to disagree, as you..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…MS

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@SpireSec Of course I’m not expecting perfection. And popularity has nothing to do with quality.

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@SpireSec How would you describe software that has to be fixed with continual patches, often due to straightforward errors?

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@SpireSec I’m saying there’s deep structural problems in the IT industry. I’m not saying that’s all. Saying A doesn..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6U

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@SpireSec As an aside, have you actually said what, specifically, I’m wrong about? I mean, should you actually want to discuss that.

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@SpireSec I know. It’s got my name at the top.

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@SpireSec That’s the great thing about an opinion column. I can choose one aspect of a situation and give my opinion about it.

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@Taco_Lad @marcuskelson I’ve never read any David Eddings and know nothing of his work.

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@SpireSec There’s several links in the blame chain I didn’t mention. I was focusing on just one particular issue, n..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…BX

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@Taco_Lad @marcuskelson No no on, The Stilgherriad is my biography as written by Stanislav Lem. (I wonder how many will get that reference.)

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charispalmer FactCheck: do Aus banks have double the return on equity of banks in other developed economies? theconversation.com/factcheck-do-a… via @ConversationEDU

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Limericking An FBI fellow named James
Was kept from achieving his aims
But wrote memoranda
With detail and candour
And now is all set to name names.

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@snipeyhead @EricDoriean @MikePresland I’ll take “not a complete shitlord”. I’l take whatever compliments I get.

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@dobes It’s a rich vein of excellence, though that last one much surely be Greek or something. pic.twitter.com/NHOWVicUE7

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@dobes You’ll like this one. “Russia: Priests bless Topol-M ICBMs ahead of Victory Day” youtube.com/watch?v=DAKPgu…

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@dobes It’s seen the German railway, the Russian railway, the Thai one. That last one is awesome. All sorts of Russ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yj

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@JustJimWillDo It’s not that bad. I’ve already conducted the necessary first aid procedures before tweeting. Becaus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Cj

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@EricDoriean @snipeyhead @MikePresland “Friend” is maybe a bit strong for “exchanged tweets a few times”, but for sure. :)

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@JustJimWillDo I mostly do. Thank God for fingernails. The knife does go straight through them, but it does get slowed down a bit.

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@dobes @glengyron That involves a broken bottle and several garbage bags.

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Pro Tip: Do not slice into your finger with a kitchen knife.

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manderbabble Moore’s law but for news cycles.

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@EricDoriean @snipeyhead @MikePresland Heh. All good, Eric. I do get to Melbourne a few times a year, so I’ll let y..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…R5

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MarkDiStef Latham’s (Facebook Live) views:

Ep 1: 60,000

Ep 2: 23,000

Ep 3: 22,000

Ep 4: 23,000

Ep 5: 20,000

Ep 6: 21,000

Ep 7: 11,000

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joshgnosis Latho about to lose the Brony demographic. pic.twitter.com/6CT9JCgjP4

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darrenpauli Brazillian carders are using a ‘chupacabra’, a device that steals your PIN then punches out your card’s EMV chip..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Hz

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You mean… surely not… oh yes it is. INCOMING! IT’S A BARRAGE OF WORD CLOUDS! THOSE COMMIE BASTARtwitter.com/ptrancyber/sta…UZMs

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SwiftOnSecurity NOBODY IS TALKING ABOUT THE CHEMTRAILS twitter.com/aerodork/statu…

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I hate what it’s going to be like when I eventually open my email client.

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And now I’ll spent the rest of the day shouting at clouds.

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IMPORTANT: I won’t tweet any more about Twitter privacy until someone writes a definitive version. Also, I am not y..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uk

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steveplace Just an Erdogan bodyguard choking an American woman on US soil. Normal day in @realDonaldTrump’s America. pic.twitter.com/SrTNIeidbT

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@gadProg @TheRegister Which doesn’t help for people who leave, say, a browser tab open all the time.

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GonzoHacker It’s unclear what role Katy Perry has in the music released in her name

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@TrumpATeam1 Except that Twitter’s apps can pas your IP address to a geolocation service, bypassing iOS’s geolocation code entirely.

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Thu plan, draft: Potter around until the world starts making a bit more sense; if and when that happens, poke at some wordsmithing; laugh.

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upulie Is it pineappleonpizzium twitter.com/discovermag/st…

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darrenpauli Read all 14 things and not one is about avoiding avocados.
inc.com/travis-bradber…

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SERIOUSLY, PEOPLE, READ THE WHOLE THREAD BEFORE ASKING QUESTIONS THAT HAVE ALREADY BEEN ANSWERED.

… he shouts pointlessly into the void.

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@ZipZapPS4 This probably means that the update hasn’t reached you yet.

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Further to those last two RTs, maybe the King of Netherlands would like to be a Sydney Buses driver from time to time.

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SkyNewsAust The Industrial Relations Commission has ordered bus drivers on strike in Sydney to return to work or face ‘legal consequences’

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SkyNews The king of the Netherlands has revealed he has been living a secret double life as an airline co-pilot trib.al/2PEyN00

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I won’t tweet any more about these Twitter privacy changes until someone who’s paid to do so writes a definitive version. I’m making coffee.

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@creativemercury @Asher_Wolf @Twitter True. But I was damn sure I’d turned that off on my iPhone, but it was turned..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1m

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Some people are telling me they got a warning, but so far they’re only people using Twitter’s web client. TweetDeck..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0X

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@bernietb One of the reasons some apps are so ginormous is that they don’t call the device’s API but call out to th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…JY

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@bernietb In theory yes, though check that this week’s iOS update didn’t turn it back on. Also, the Twitter app is..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KS

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Beaker I believe that’s called “management” :) twitter.com/diogomonica/st…

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Some people are also saying it’s not there for them yet. It takes time to update settings for hundreds of of millions of users.

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@phil_di_grange @iiTalW No, it’s a rolling out slowly across a quarter of a billion users thing.

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People are confirming that @Twitter has indeed turned on location tagging without a BIG WARNING. That’s at the oppo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…su

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Check twitter.com/settings/perso… and everything else while you’re at it. Pricks like this often make new things or change old things too.

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Folks, you may want to check twitter.com/settings/safety because I think Twitter just turned on location tagging on our..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KK

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@posty @ArkGroup @jpwarren The wheels have been set in motion.

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@posty @ArkGroup @jpwarren Media passes are generally free, if they’re allowing media. I’ll ping them, ‘cos I can s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ti

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joshgnosis As a result of the controversy over the Centrelink data matching, Pilgrim also flagging a review of government data matching guidelines

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I’m a bit to shaky to do much actual work today, but hey I can sit back and watch the world burn. And I haven’t even looked at US news yet.

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BevanShields ATO statement on their own deputy commissioner being charged as part of alleged $165m tax fraud syndicate ato.gov.au/Media-centre/C…

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joshgnosis Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim says he will audit Human Services’ use of ATO data in the Centrelink robotdebt system

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For American readers, that’s like the FBI charging the Deputy Commissioner of the IRS for tax fraud.

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If these allegations stick, that’s a huge win for the AFP. And I’m guessing they’d have paid attention to detail be..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…EQ

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AFPmedia AFP smashes $165 million tax fraud syndicate. Media release: goo.gl/7tC0uh

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rachelolding BREAKING: ATO deputy commissioner Michael Cranston also charged over $165 mill tax fraud syndicate involving his son @smh

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@rpy @expectproblems That one’s a great chart. Thanks, @rpy, maybe you do know something after all.

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rpy @expectproblems @stilgherrian this gives a better sense for the numbers involved - it’s about 350-400 buses taken o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ez

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rpy @expectproblems @stilgherrian can’t speak to someone else’s stats but you could look at it this way - number of bus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mJ

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@voltagex @jxeeno @CARTO I should also mention that when you turn on all the buses it runs… somewhat slow. Especially on a mobile device.

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@oberonsghost Oh of course. I was just wondering what those striking depots represent in the overall scheme of thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…R6

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@voltagex That’s from @jxeeno’s excellent (but still in alpha) Anytrip. anytrip.com.au/map

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Right now there’s 1607 buses on the road, but I don’t know what the usual number would be at 0915 AEST.

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There’s still quite a few buses out there. pic.twitter.com/J7t2lDsAWC

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This is something I’ve often wondered. twitter.com/thegrugq_ebook…

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Maybe I’ll read the newspaper from the America instead. No wait.

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Trying to clear my head by talking to Ebooks was a poor choice.

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@SydneyTom_ Very unsettling. Your should never go to a Vivid event.

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@thegrugq_ebooks Why? I don’t think that’s a good assumption.

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@thegrugq_ebooks There should be more cherry blossom in your strategy.

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thegrugq_ebooks So, no.

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thegrugq_ebooks Let loose the evil maid attack by being in my life and I’ll find anyone who says otherwise

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wintnation Our Pauline, the people’s politician, she is one of 17 types of medication that will be amazing.

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Waiting for the shaking to stop.

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I’m having to mute more arsehats than usual this morning. What’s going on?

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Thursday. Cherry blossom is less annoying than Italian soldiers looking for missing people. The church is not a landmark now. Thursday.

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