Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 15th, 2017

Tweeting whatever random thoughts enter your head in response to random images on TV is what we all do. We’re just..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xh

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“She looks like once a year she lays an enormous stone egg from which hatches a perfectly formed child which she names hope and then kills.”

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“Theresa May looks like if the colour grey didn’t care if you lived or died.” — Frankie Boyle

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Don’t worry, tiger, we all know you’re nasty. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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It’s not even 0700 in Washington, but the ill-thought screeching has begun. Good morning, America. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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StephenBattista What I learned in the gym: News, a method of transforming confirmation bias into profit.

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And that’s in the first 25 seconds.

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“I don’t think women mind heavier guys. I think women look at me and think ‘He would go down on me like a fuckin’ parched spaniel.” — Boyle

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Now playing: Frankie Boyle.”Prometheus Vol. 1 (2017)” youtube.com/watch?v=UeVu7r…

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@_midofo_ @smidgey @abcadelaide I always called it 92 Wing, which it is, but MPG is gone and it’s now Surveillance..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cm

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@_midofo_ @smidgey Just before I left @abcadelaide, we were in the process of organising me into an Orion mission. Sigh.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey [Nods] A good friend of mine was MPG’s intelligence officer for a bit. And a former housemate of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AY

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@_midofo_ @smidgey Sorry Maritime Patrol Group, I’m up to speed.

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@smidgey @_midofo_ And if nothing else, Pyne is good at getting porked.

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seearjay NSW’s most senior water bureaucrat resigns over corruption allegations abc.net.au/news/2017-09-1… takes another scalp.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey MPG? I was thinking you also want it near ARDU, and therefore Edinburgh, and the test range south of Kangaroo Island.

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/EHQXbtOJ7H

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@smidgey @_midofo_ True, and @AndrewJFowler and I both understand that as a junior to the US and UK we don’t want t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wI

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@smidgey @_midofo_ Knowing of the RAAF/DSTG history of making this sort of kit perform better than advertised, I’m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…G8

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@smidgey @_midofo_ This also connects up with RAAF purchase of the EA-18G Growler aircraft.

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@smidgey @_midofo_ Yep, that’s the thing I was thinking of. And “simulation equipment” always means a motherfuckingbig data centre.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey Various bits of Defence and spookland generally are trying to open up more, but I get the feelin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fr

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NewtonMark Sorry, I’m too busy to be afraid of terrorism.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey It’s WAY small fragments though. Fascinating stuff, especially in the human psychology aspects of cyber defence.

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@smidgey @_midofo_ Nah I half remember seeing that mentioned in a budget document or a cyber strategy or some such..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…np

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@smidgey @_midofo_ Ah, thanks. Meaning that it’s exactly that, or it’s not. :)

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@rwerkh @petstarr Thermomix IS a way of life, destroying all others.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey DSTG folks present unclassified stuff the cyber conferences from time to time.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey We say DSTG now. Yet another rebranding.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey I took train past there twice every school day for five years, and university days for a year or..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OX

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@_midofo_ @smidgey That’s right. That building is in the Defence land there, though. The tree line is the inner fen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0b

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@petstarr Maybe I should just make blurry videos of household objects catching fire and give them to newsrooms.

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NewtonMark September 2001: Terrorists destroy four airliners, killing thousands, destroying city blocks.
September 2017: Terrorists destroy a bucket.

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@smidgey @_midofo_ I’m pretty sure this is where the Australian government stores the frozen aliens that the Nazi U..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AA

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@smidgey @_midofo_ Anyway, when I caught the train past that patch in December, I saw this building, which amused m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pu

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@_midofo_ @smidgey I’ve been to RAAF Edinburgh a goodly few times, and it’s not the worst place I’ve been.

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@_midofo_ @smidgey That’s more what I meant. Though a bunch of it is presumably down at HQJOC now.

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A new chapter opens in the War on Buckets. twitter.com/EliotHiggins/s…

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@elronxenu It’s basically ALGOL with a few extra data types and other stuff thrown in from COBOL and FORTRAN. I see..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IT

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TheNTNews WOW. JILL POULSEN’S COLUMN TOMORROW. pic.twitter.com/5kmPa8LHiC

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free_facts Women are actually just older girls

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@_midofo_ @smidgey I obviously have no idea what happens at Glenbrook. The US-AU UFO base is miles away from there.

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emptywheel We’re fucked. twitter.com/ericgeller/sta…

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@_midofo_ @smidgey Oh I got a minor RF burn once, off an amateur radio transmitter when I was adjusting the Yagi an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HP

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TheDweck Stop it. His name is Piers.
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Goddammit it looks like we have to bring our own ! twitter.com/Brad_Oakes/sta…

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@smidgey DON’T ASK ME ASK THE GODDAM SCIENTIST.

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jonkudelka Low Emission Shrubbery kudelka.com.au/2017/09/low-em… today’s @australian cartoon pic.twitter.com/ipdFn1h5kj

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[Thinks coax cable but different.] CELERY STALKS. twitter.com/realscientists…

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@upulie I think we have enough proof. Well, enough proof for me.

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Speaking of thought crime, you may wish to join Dr Vanessa Teague and me in Melbourne on 27 Sep. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I’m reminded that I still have this on my to-do list. pic.twitter.com/z2yOZXZ6QZ

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ViolaEidolon Oops I did a thoughtcrime pic.twitter.com/b18fRsjAQ2

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As Cassini approahes its fiery death, please take the time to read this lovely story. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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iain_chalmers So just over three hours until Cassini plunges into Saturn and triggers the first great interplanetary war…

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@SnarkyPlatypus On an unrelated note, @HistoryHit did a couple good episodes recently on the partition of India. I learned many things.

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@SnarkyPlatypus IIRC the Muslim empire(s) tried moving east as well, but got done by the Chinese. I am VERY HAZY on this stuff.

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@SnarkyPlatypus … but that’s really just because I’ve seen first hand (bits of) the Muslim influence down the east coast of Africa.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’re both new names for me, though the Majapahit I can tell were from the sub-continent. I’d hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uo

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This is easy. The Mongols, and Gondor. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Histreepix The ‘Terrorist Authenticity Epithet Taskforce’ who gave us ‘Real IRA’, ‘so-called ISIS’ & ‘spurious Al-Qaida’. 1971. pic.twitter.com/3q8dKyAexs

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joshgnosis That @dannolan piece reminded me the side effect of the survey is that straight people are getting a glimpse of what LGBTI people get daily

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dannolan The wonderful @Rob_Stott asked me to write about what I learned from being an extremely huge idiot junkee.com/dan-nolan-twee…

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dobes WHY AM I STARING AT THE SCREEN WAITING FOR SOMETHING TO HAPPEN?!!!?11!! pic.twitter.com/jmZvi0Ms6Q

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Oh! I’d heard that this might be a thing. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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@christopherneal They’re rubbish animals, Chris. They’re just rubbish.

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Quokkas are still not proper animals. twitter.com/Rottoturbine/s…

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ICYMI, here’s the NO campaign’s worldview. Expect all these idiot words repeated. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I just remembered that there was another North Korean ballistic missile launch earlier, and my reaction was “Meh, I’ve got things to do.”

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RealNickHodge Oh Hillary wrote a book. I didn’t realise you were permitted to publish when in gaol.

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bengroundwater Dear Sydney: natural wine is absolute garbage. It tastes like Ribena strained through a football sock. Please make it stop.

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mocornfarmer I’m lol’ing at this as I sit in my self driving tractor, looking at yield maps on my Ipad twitter.com/BrianHalweil/s…

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@dfpiii I can understand the appeal.

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@R_Chirgwin When you’re back, remind me to tell you some we-lived-omfg stories with former rally support driver and..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eN

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@dfpiii That’s a shame after so much hard work, so I will bear with you. pic.twitter.com/Ms8EP5lZqg

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@twiddlekins Yeah I used to be a bit cool, on a couple of occasions long since gone.

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rhysam “I, the human soul, M:alcolm RoBerts will be: representing myself, though I do: not recognise this “court”.”
- Malcolm Roberts, probably.

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rhysam Please, let there be live coverage of Malcolm Roberts’ cross examination. I for one want to see such a tinfoil covered butterfly on a pin.

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GreenJ Frances Abbott says she’s voting yes, but the @australian feels compelled to put that in context … pic.twitter.com/JUZBQoffGd

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@dj2mn I’m not even remotely a musician.

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@dj2mn Heh. It was just for a week or so, a summer thing when I was a student. I can’t really remember any of it. It was maths, not music.

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Ooh! Ooh! I wrote some custom instruments for a Fairlight CMI once, for composer Tristram Cary. Fourier transforms..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oM

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FXMC1957 15 September 1916. Tanks were first used in warfare by the British for the first time at the Battle of the Somme in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…G5

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@lanesainty @workmanalice @joshgnosis @Rob_Stott Pure Blonde? Really? There’s something wrong with you people.

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ladbible Dame Judi Dench rapping with @LethalBizzle is the most ridiculous video you’ll see today 😂👏

@VictoriaAbdul pic.twitter.com/XvbXzJvVup

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Humans are terrible, and the things humans make are terrible. Make sure to label them appropriately. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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NewtonMark I’m wondering about the emotional states @LyleShelton would discover if someone tried to force him to change his sexual orientation.

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@director_tech @nphair @kcarruthers @jpwarren Oh. One last thing. There’s nothing about DirectorTech 001 on the web..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zO

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@director_tech @nphair DirectorTech is at directortech.com.au and the first thing off the line is a quarterly a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zS

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DirectorTech @director_tech is an initiative from @nphair and the Centre for Internet Safety at the Uni of Canberra. canberra.edu.au/cis/home/

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That SEKRIT editorial project I’ve been poking at recently? It’s soft launching today. So here’s a very short thread about it.

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Has anyone thought about what we’ll do when Saturn shoots back?

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The more cybersecurity agencies you have, the lower the odds of any of them being to blame. It’s basic bureaucratic..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3X

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CIA CIA Director Withdraws from Harvard Kennedy School Forum pic.twitter.com/N7YKyGy9H4

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AshleyRParker “Do the women get to talk around here?” Nancy Pelosi asked at one point, during Wednesday’s White House dinner…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oG

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@jpwarren Maybe we need some international standard warning stickers. “WARNING: Designed By Humans”.

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@trentyarwood @jpwarren I assume from the level of arsehattery involved that this is a Senate inquiry?

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@jpwarren @trentyarwood I have checked with the Australian Federal Police and they confirm that nobody ever does thing which are illegal.

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trentyarwood Merkel: “ among health practitioners is not world-class” - understatement of the day (possibly the year)

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This is the dumbest thing I’ve seen so far today. Ping @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/8UnnHU0Wxk

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Says the national museum of the nation that invented Worcestershire Sauce and Cholmondeley. Arsehats. twitter.com/britishmuseum/…

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ojkelly “What a time to be alive.” twitter.com/rob_stott/stat…

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Tim_McNulty R.I.P. Irony 2017 pic.twitter.com/MChZejijZx

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I have never seen one of these and now I want to. twitter.com/davidghamilton…

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LesStonehouse Make that now 8 % of the population , foolish people who vote for her, she’s a liberal ,not independent ffs pic.twitter.com/dbRYXMl0wj

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I read last year’s report. This should be an interesting update. Ping @dobes @thelaughingsub. twitter.com/UNBBCom/status…

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DeletedWiki Category: Annoying people who don’t seem to do anything except turn up on TV ‘lists’ programmes spouting off about shite

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Thank you once again, @CampaignMonitor, for making DKIM and SPF setup so completely* painless.

* Well, DNS is never completely painless.

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steveknottamma Daughter Emily giving me some considered ‘cause and effect’ advice re SSM postal vote that arrived yesterday 😻 pic.twitter.com/SAI6g6CNVs

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@oliyoung Th sad thing is, I know I could probably make an easy $150k because I know how DNS works. Maybe more. But at what cost?

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@oliyoung AAAAAARRRRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!!!11one!

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@oliyoung Is it good or bad that I want to directly edit the raw DNS zone file and not have some “helpful” interface trying to help?

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evanwilliams If global trends are anything to go by, this man will be our next Prime Minister. pic.twitter.com/oTZcR42MET

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free_facts Scientists’ believe the Earth is older than Jesus Christ

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@oliyoung This is why I’m STARTING with DNS. Also, I know it’s DNS because it’s a bad SPF record.

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Fri plan, draft: Eggs (done); fix DNS; complete client graphics; press a button; deal with (bits of) the inbox; that’s enough, I say.

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marcuskelson come to Australia, look at something cute, and when they hatch watch them destroy entire crops… twitter.com/ymtgardenwatch…

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lanesainty .@dannolan now in Senate committee: “It’s widely acknowledged to have been a hoax by a prankster in very poor taste” says ABS

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@OaaSvc @dobes Everything is fine. Russia has its own GLONASS system. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GLONASS

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@dobes Here we go. “Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon” newscientist.com/article/mg2353… Also maritime-executive.com/editorials/mas…

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@dobes Mind you, everything is cyber these days.

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@dobes Also, did you see the story a couple weeks back of a few ships in the Black Sea getting GSP errors? Theory i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uI

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@dobes I am suddenly reminded of the US destroyer or frigate towed home ‘cos its Windows NT engine room management..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bm

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ryanbeckwith Under the Constitution, the House tweets. If the Senate retweets, it goes to the President, who favs it into law.

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@onthemedia It traces how one guy pushed US anti-Muslim sentiment out thru Tea Party and beyond, and to Trump. In A..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…e0

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“The Counter-Jihad Movement & the Making of a President” just ran as an @onthemedia extra. wnyc.org/story/counter-… Seriously must-listen.

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AndyDW_ This year’s Ignobel for …? twitter.com/improbresearch…

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@ResignInShame @NewtonMark It’s part of the drinks “cabinet” in Stryker’s office.

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If you are suggesting that we nuke Adelaide, @NewtonMark, then I for one will not stand in your way. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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Fri plan, draft: Eggs; fix DNS; complete client graphics; press a button; deal with the inbox, as much as is feasible; that’s enough.

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petstarr What is this nonsense? pic.twitter.com/tElZBGnsTj

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daviottenheimer weird. story about 1926 anti-immigrant anti-semitic rules doesn’t seem to mention why boys would be forced to strip twitter.com/liamstack/stat…

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jasonimms One of my kids just came up with:

What do you call a dessert that comes back when you throw it?

A “boo-meringue”

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cjjosh Forget the wall Donald - you’re going to need a ceiling twitter.com/AP/status/9084…

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@dobes @Steve_Lockstep Maybe it is really the best use of blockchain ever.

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@dfpiii @dobes @Steve_Lockstep I am… I don’t… Look… Er, I a gobsmacked, Sir.

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@dobes @Steve_Lockstep Run such a thing off Grindr and the infinitely expanding blockchain would bring the internet to a Grindr’ing halt.

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Oh @dobes. @ d o b e s ! And @Steve_Lockstep! Oh S t e v e ! This is RTYI and areas. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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@jpwarren @jeamland So only the headline had loaded over the Internet of Trees before I closed the browser tab.

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snurbbotinfo Come on, it’s awful on the Gold Coast; pain is likely.

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free_facts Jews control the synagogues

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Friday. It curls up on one side. Friday.

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