Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 7th, 2017

jpwarren Maybe we need to call it Digital Marriage?

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snurb_dot_info If only we’d had some advance warning that PM Turnbull would be such a failure.






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JohnBirmingham I’ve decided the seal lice in will be sea lice tiger shark hybrids ie. sea lice crossed with FKN..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…L7

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Histreepix Mr Butterworth, one of the hundreds of tiny men who live in the back garden of No 10 Downing Street. April, 1984. pic.twitter.com/nKam10fICQ

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Imagine a world in which this is sensible advice. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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NewtonMark Marriage equality. Climate. Housing costs. The future of the Liberal Party is going to be disastrous among young people with memories.

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snurb_dot_info “A non-legislated, voluntary, postal plebiscite”. Even using the next State of Origin to decide the issue would be more sensible.

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jonkudelka These are the guys who brought you the budget emergency.

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elronxenu @HappySinger The whole fucking planet is a B Ark.

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@R_Chirgwin Meh. I knew Major Mitchell when he was still a lieutenant.

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timsenior Why did the Libs need to have a party room meeting. Couldn’t some of them just have mailed their views in?

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NewtonMark You are in London. Why are you “clarifying” as if you have some kind of press gallery insider knowledge? twitter.com/latikambourke/…

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CaseyBriggs lmao: “Armidale Central management were unable to comment on the incident when contacted by The Express on Monday.”

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CaseyBriggs Mysterious trolley circle found in Armidale: “a post modern expression of the never ending cycle of consumerism”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…YK

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wintnation Pauline will be on a perception only basis.

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Well he know which side his cheeks are buttered. twitter.com/FrancisAwartef…

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snurb_dot_info Of all the news they could be covering today… twitter.com/9NewsGoldCoast…

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jeanburgess Most of the “unpopular opinions” you’re confessing are, unfortunately & boringly, very popular ideas already.

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@PollHereford There’s nothing concrete about any of this evidence.

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Nah, it’s after knock-off time, and it doesn’t ruin my argument.

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia It does. Dammit, I meant to cite that bit.

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@dfpiii @JoshThomas87 Well personally I’m all in favour of trial-by-ordeal.

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alexkidman Has anyone checked the sea lice for traces of Harold Holt? twitter.com/GreatDismal/st…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s inside-out digital health strategy” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@oberonsghost Thank you, but I can’t stand that stuff.

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My farts are particularly spectacular today.

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@iL_BiShOpE Er, you just do it. I’ve no idea what each state’s forms might look like this century.

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Hundreds of little sea critters chew off a kid’s legs.
Most of world: “OH NO!”
Australia: “MATE THAT’S AWESOME!”

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CptHollingworth In before Gwyneth Paltrow recommends can improve a woman’s sex life. Don’t ask how. twitter.com/wobster/status…

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wobster In before sea lice become the new beauty exfoliation treatment

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wintnation The Chinese are only doing the right thing by this Australian family.

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paulkidd How did @abcnews get this live video feed from inside the Liberal party room? pic.twitter.com/fB9f14oRnz

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@PointZeroOne @zdnetaustralia Well I suppose they must be for something…

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dobes What an election slogan:
“If that fails, go postal” twitter.com/janeenorman/st…

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foxfeather I walked into a strange, strange ritual. pic.twitter.com/PQRm5f2BY6

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@zdnetaustralia I probably should’ve proofread that thing.

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains billions of dollars, and a “Yes Minister” reference.

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Definitely writing.

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DeletedWiki Alpacas and buffalo are the same thing

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JustJimWillDo @dobes @stilgherrian Julie Bishop has been half a million sea lice in a $32,000 dress all along.

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dobes Just got word the Sea Lice plan to make a run for the leadership of the Liberal party this afternoon, and Julie Bishop will remain deputy.

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Asher_Wolf Sea Lice for PM.

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“The internet” does no such thing. I’m 55% of the internet and I’ve never even heard of these people. twitter.com/bencubby/statu…

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cosmicjester Is there a hidden army of homophobic wedding cake bakers out there or something?

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Stevie_Easton Again, you can call this intimidation if you like and yes the AAT is more Coalition-leaning now than before. But th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wO

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Stevie_Easton Public servants have just as much freedom of speech today as they did last week — hardly any. themandarin.com.au/82248-new-advi…

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@JohnBirmingham @ChuckTingle See, all we need is a little motivation…

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expectproblems Also, “I’ll be done in a jiffy” refers to the time taken to watch an animated gif. twitter.com/leighformayor/…

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leighformayor

Much like how gif is pronounced ‘jif’, videogames is pronounced ‘videojames’.

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Starting your day at 9.30pm is excellent advice. twitter.com/ABCTV/status/8…

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samanthamaiden Another win for freedom: Parliament bans journalists and photographers filming Liberals walking in or out of meeting pic.twitter.com/ochD5bEDqd

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NicholsUprising They used to make disturbing movies in which television broadcasts like this illustrated the collapse of society.
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TheArbitratorAU Leaked doc shows @Dominos_AU charging already struggling franchisees $20 for 1.25kg of Milo for thickshakes. Sells..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3K

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macaulaybalkan hmmm yes parliamentary votes are long known for being a sneaky back door to creating laws twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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@James_Jeffrey People need so much reminding about so many things. People are a real problem.

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@marcuskelson @James_Jeffrey If you don’t moisten up then you’re betraying your country.

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@James_Jeffrey My responses to everything are fair, James.

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Roxburgh was glorious as Rogerson in “Blue Murder”, which I rewatched recently, so his return in the follow-up seri..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rg

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DamianM OH “the thing is when it comes to security, it’s the thought that counts”

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Viss OH: “blockchain is a good technology to stop the progression of attackers in your network”

WHAT.

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James_Jeffrey Hoo yeah pic.twitter.com/3pSMIIKkka

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@philkernick Right. I had chosen not to question @MikePBurgess’ judgement today, but since this is where we are now..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aw

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FioraAeterna why do people offer to pay photographers in exposure

like, any decent camera lets them set the exposure to whatever they want already

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I suppose I should start turning all this disconnected snark into coherent Opinion.

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jonkudelka My public relations policy is if somebody’s rude first then I can be too and it’s not my fault I’m better at it. Should probably pin that.

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@dobes @DDsD @mpesce Man, there are SO MANY good ideas around today!

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Histreepix Audrey Hepburn is given details of another deadly mission by her Communist masters. Ghent, 1962. pic.twitter.com/ElMDlTGQ8k

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It’s true, Abraham Lincoln never retweeted ANYONE’S flattery, let alone fakes’. That’s integrity. twitter.com/daveweigel/sta…

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@DDsD @mpesce Maybe you could start from the other end?

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SwiftOnSecurity Good luck stopping China cyber commando zero-days if you can’t stop a fucking teenager in Uzbekistan with Python and a Bitcoin wallet.

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There’s “no overarching standard in place to govern the sharing of data”? Haven’t they heard of MS Word documents? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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dobes So Bitcoin is Sydney twitter.com/BTCarchitect/s…

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daveweigel Shut the hell up about people “spoiling” that the dragon show had goddamn dragons in it.

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@jpwarren Yep, whereas you can keep adding the same house name to every address you live at.

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BurgerVonStadt Every warning label has a story. pic.twitter.com/Q2h6631kiF

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@jpwarren Email address tricks are also possible, of course, but harder for your average citizen to implement lifelong.

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@jpwarren Thanks. My thinking was that is has to be a field that’s in every data set, but which won’t affect it in any practical way.

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@jpwarren First thought: House name in a postal address? “Bide-a-wee, 1 Smith Street, Smithfield”?

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wintnation Thanks- It’s a messy job but someone has to keep copying Labor

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“Australia’s digital health strategy gets the nod without data interoperability controls” writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/austra…

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woodlandalyssa yo people, plz buy this table my fiancé made, so i can get it out of my garage losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/fuo/625312… pic.twitter.com/QFcaVG8dKq

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paulkidd @skwashd @stilgherrian Also in local news, the supermarket ran out of rice. pic.twitter.com/RB4NYQGkuI

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Melbourne has beaches?

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Hey @dobes @Steve_Lockstep we are finally saved from tooth decay. twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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Fuck me, there’s an infographic.

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skwashd Crime wave hits central Victoria. twitter.com/BgoAddy/status…

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This tweet works better if you don’t read the rest of the thread. twitter.com/expectproblems…

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rhysam Headline hall of fame. twitter.com/mollyjongfast/…

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TroveAustralia We are hearing it is — watch out for this one just north of Australia, spotted in 1609..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…q7D

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awelder Gallery will never find out if there’s no press release twitter.com/CroweDM/status…

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@expectproblems So what you’re saying is that your brother isn’t an obsessive but actually gets work done? @expectproblems @leighformayor

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DDsD *Needs* or *wants* @SlackHQ ? ;P pic.twitter.com/szoO1ejjH5

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rohan_p good to see AUSTRAC cracking down on intelligent dance music

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ConversationEDU Why the clitoris doesn’t get the attention it deserves – and why this matterstheconversation.com/why-the-clitor…zpic.twitter.com/STQM6JiFnNnN

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“Our IT systems aren’t bound by commercial service standards, says ATO” smh.com.au/business/the-e… So there.

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I didn’t realise that “Rake” series 5 would be reprising the role… twitter.com/TwoPaddocks/st…

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DeletedWiki The role of clowns in modern society

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TobyonTV I love my curvy wife pic.twitter.com/7KDj1WKKMV

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NavarrHoe Oh no the generation who never knew MySpace thinking they coming up with something creative twitter.com/chooses/status…

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RonCharles Greatest headline of the day: pic.twitter.com/YQvXD0ZIb5

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I’m assuming that @BuzzFeedOzPol is already working on the list of @TonyAbbottMHR’s ignored and failed promises. twitter.com/BrigadierSlog/…

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nickschadegg I’ll never forgive the Japanese for, uh, getting nuked 🤔 pic.twitter.com/FbMxr6cFyK

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@R_Chirgwin @TheRegister But to be clear, that’s not down to @swan_legend. He’s just the messenger. He deserves our sympathy.

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Further plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap. No, wait.

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Mon plan, draft: Noodles; write for @zdnetaustralia; Weekly Wrap; pub dinner (maybe). That’s enough for a Monday.

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ssharwood l337 gummint haxxors are kewl now. pic.twitter.com/toqETjOauz

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Well, this is a mental image… Fintech’s “coming of age” was when its 200-year-old sugar daddy gave it $40 million. twitter.com/swan_legend/st…

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I was eaten by sea bugs before you’d even heard of them. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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wintnation Senator Roberts said he wouldn’t be surprised if he sold his account to some reddit guy.

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@WulfKhan I don’t know. I went to a Protestant school, so it was less about the Bible and more about thrashing the Catholics at cricket.

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ErrataRob No. Blockchains aren’t sufficient. You also need cloud-based big data machine learning analytic algorithms. twitter.com/PatrickCMiller…

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@A0447976 I don’t want your eggs. I’m not a monster.

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I have no eggs.

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“Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy: Safe, seamless and secure” digitalhealth.gov.au/australias-nat… Less of a strategy, more of a sales pitch.

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@ResignInShame I have never used a chainsaw but I’m willing to give it a go.

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@dobes @R_Chirgwin The patients don’t have to know this. They just argue about which of them is the real Napoleon.

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@natashamitchell Bugger, I didn’t mean to critique that, because I agree with that point. Just the “hope after confusion” line.

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@R_Chirgwin Where is this from? I’m not up to speed on which specific forum of arsehattery (FOA) we’re working from today.

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@dobes Android doesn’t have “users”, @dobes, it has “participants”.

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I should probably think about doing something other than drinking coffee and complaining. But not yet.

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@reselsnark More that each system uses a different workaround for their not having beed built to handle mononyms properly.

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@trentyarwood Well, maybe to a manager of the developers. Whoever she was, she phoned to apologise for data entry muppets who didn’t RTFM.

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@trentyarwood Yep. It works with Medicare, generally, because they did research into Australia’s personal names fir..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mz

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farrm51 The last time Alan Jones tried to enter Parliament pic.twitter.com/XKHUnyOmVK

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I wonder how I opt our of this shitty health records thing when I can’t open a MyShitGov account because data match..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…EC

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trentyarwood I’m a doctor and a geek - I’ve opted out of a myHealthRecord. So should you. pic.twitter.com/PxaXDpd5Hh

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@paulkidd How long you wank before the… er… denouement?

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It’s simple. If it’s a PERSONALLY controlled health record, carry it on the PERSON. It’s only needed if you have the PERSON in front of you.

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“Security concerns over Australia’s e-health records” (Apr 2012) cso.com.au/article/422310…

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“Opt-out e-health a ‘fundamental breach of trust’: Victorian regulator” (Mar 2016) zdnet.com/article/opt-ou…

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Why the fuck would I even want this? I could get this by carrying a USB stick on a string around my neck. Or a wris..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…nW

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AllThingsLing New favourite eg of linguistic register: “Forgive me Father for I have sinned” vs “Sorry Daddy I’ve been bad” tmblr.co/ZuWOEv2Oe9nEt

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@incorrect @TonyAbbottMHR Have I ever mentioned that I hate you?

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The other problem with that headline is that “7 times worse” is just the volume of data exfiltrated. Not all data, etc.

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At first glance I thought this was referring to two movie titles, and you know that kinda work for me too. twitter.com/ptrancyber/sta…

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@TonyAbbottMHR This is the big @TonyAbbottMHR sook to which I refer. “Remember what happened when I was PM.” Yeah,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qD

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This is an important addition to this point, yes. I means to add this myself but was distracted by @TonyAbbottMHR h..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…eJ

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Hey @TonyAbbottMHR, this seems like a fair assessment to me. How about you? twitter.com/PhillipCoorey/…

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“Govt warns entire class of citizens against taking part in democracy.” twitter.com/MsCastan/statu…

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jason_a_w there’s a war on for your mind pic.twitter.com/HpRXW9uoF9

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“[US] Christians are more than twice as likely to blame a person’s poverty on lack of effort” washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-f…

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Histreepix Technically, the physicist we know as ‘Einstein’ should be called ‘Einstein’s Monster’. 1950. pic.twitter.com/JRq4AeKNE2

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wintnation I’m down at the Maroochydore RSL - 6pm if you would like to debate on empirical evidence

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Alisonmau @dairymanNZ Pineapple lumps are unpleasant

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Monday. Three of them. Arranged in a triangle, which is almost impossible. Monday.

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