Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 13th, 2017

OK, I’m going away now, because I am so, so tired. Gorn.

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free_facts You can give someone 1/8th of an orgasm by sneezing on them

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christapeterso One Weird Trick to get nazi imagery off twitter pic.twitter.com/pCDvRu5JwY

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Why do they keep putting airports in places with weather?

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ryanhuber Today, in Silicon Valley, there is almost certainly an engineer who believes they can fix the wildfires with a blockchain and VR.

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Histreepix Before portmanteaus became mandatory, “bromances” were known as “friendships”. St Ives, 1937. pic.twitter.com/SBofw9XlYo

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shanselman “Knwoing” English is more important. pic.twitter.com/3tkjPH7Om1

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nigelcameron But it’s possible to say that at great length twitter.com/TechCrunch/sta…

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Back at @bunjaree. Zorsted.

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Twelve minutes to Wentworth Falls. is on time.

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darrenpauli buy this for your kids pic.twitter.com/lbC7Y7pub7

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@888riley @dobes I was actually surprised by the mainstream reaction. “OMFG THEY GOT SEKRITS!” I’m thinking, “Yeah,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9P

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@888riley @dobes I’ve only had one real and one mock complaint, and support from some surprising places. Me, I just..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…N5

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“ASD disclosure is a good thing”, writes @888riley, and he’s right. innovationaus.com/2017/10/ASD-di… “Orchestrated”, though?..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3Y

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@Spoonyman I thought the workers brought their own?

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benbirchall I wish I had daughters so I too could respect women.

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The brouhaha has died down, you say, @888riley? I’d better fix that, eh @dobes? (Also, thanks.) twitter.com/Innov_Aus/stat…

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@dobes A new eating experience opens soon.

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Man alighted from inbound , takes photo while fellating a banana. pic.twitter.com/VyyicrWiEJ

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WarWraith Oh, cool! Hulk is going to have a boat, is he?

AAARGGGHHH. pic.twitter.com/qArLpOjdRY

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Me: “I’ll just grab this Tiger Balm, thanks.”
Pharmacist: “You know it’s not actually made from tigers?”

Checkmate.

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Me: “I dunno, goannas are pretty big.”
[Awkward silence.]
Me: “Anyway, let me look at what you’ve got here…”

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Me: “You know it’s not actually made from goannas?”
Pharmacist: “I know. We don’t have enough goannas.”

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Me: “Have you got anything to relax tight muscles, like Goanna Oil if you know it?”
Pharmacist: “I know it, but we don’t have it.”

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lucethoughts There is an extremely wholesome reply-all apocalypse brewing at Sydney ABC. pic.twitter.com/wwaS3zfi2G

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joshgnosis @NewtonMark Copyright Act Amendment (Disney Always Wins) Bill 2018.

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NewtonMark After the lawsuit finishes, the ABC’s funding for the next few years shouldn’t be a problem at all.. twitter.com/WaltDisneyCo/s…

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@simongarlick There is not a single word in that description, apart from coffee, that I would endure.

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Wil_Anderson What a brilliant logo. No need to Google if anyone else has done similar. I am sure they haven’t. Lock it in. twitter.com/disney/status/…

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Asher_Wolf This is a hotel. You’re building a hotel. twitter.com/ft/status/9186…

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Definitely just collecting my bag from the hotel and absolutely nothing else. pic.twitter.com/RWJOagGII2

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Note to self: You can’t catch the next because you have to collect your bag from the hotel. Arsehat.

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Yeah alright why not. Beats having a edible statue of the Virgin Mary made of horseradish, or a giant fibreglass l..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Eo

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@GreenJ I can do that, or fail to do that, from anywhere.

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Is there anything else I should do in Sydney before getting the train back up to the Mountains?

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@mwyres @dobes Yeah yeah. This goes back to the original AAP and SMH stories. Meh. “David, known to his friends as..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Um

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@dobes It’s still an interesting mess.

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I started reading the comments on RT’s story about the Australian defence contractor hack and I regret nothing. rt.com/news/406481-au…

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patriot_snopes doesn’t seem like the folks at Urban Dictionary take editorial responsibility seriously AT ALL

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@daxtens Well he’s a super something, I guess.

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@rgmerk The man had been given The Approved Talking Points, which didn’t hold up under a good journalist’s scrutiny. He had nowhere to go.

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@dj2mn There’s quite a lot to unpack there, but yes.

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They listen to idiots who think a whole generation of humans are the same and can be branded with a buzzword, as if..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kp

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@dj2mn Maybe “his ideals” is a really creepy euphemism ?

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Also, the set-up for a warning against wanking. twitter.com/Manglewood/sta…

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talkrtr I just realised that “Dotard ‘n’ lump” is an anagram of Donald Trump’s name.

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paulisci If this can be a salad, you can be anything. pic.twitter.com/K4KHNn1ZIm

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@garthk @westernsydneyu I have no idea, haven’t looked any further than that news story.

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PolhomeEditor Great headlines of our time. twitter.com/sunpolitics/st…

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So @westernsydneyu has a “Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour” course starting in early 2018. securitybrief.com.au/story/western-…

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“How to spin the ‘Tony Abbott said something stupid’ non-story into 18 non-stories”, explains @vealmince mehlman.info/2017/10/12/how…

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“Malcolm Roberts Relied On An Old Anti-Chinese Immigrant Law To Prove His Australianness”, explains @joshgnosis buzzfeed.com/joshtaylor/mal…

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mumbletwits Nails it. . (Last sentence also a penetrating statement of the bleedin’ obvious.) This why big party strate..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hS

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Oh fuck I hope this happens soon! twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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bookofruthless I mean, Kennedy was shot in the head, but ok. pic.twitter.com/ZkDYZyzGiA

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Oh hello, ACORN. Can’t report my cyberfraud, and clicking on the home logo takes me to a bad place. Off to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xt

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Haha yeah nah. Also, it was “Officer Matthew Clark” the last time you tried this from a Canberra number, not Brisba..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IZ

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GODDAMMIT WHY DID I MISS THIS BIN CHICKEN JOKE. twitter.com/erkpod/status/…

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Thanks to Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao, I now know that my name in Chinese is 稿人斯蒂蓋里安. news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/…

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YoungMasterPaul Morning news - “Drug testing at a music festival in Canberra has been shelved.”
Shelved? Really?? We’re better than this ABC.

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umairh Guys can someone cancel the entire future twitter.com/ft/status/9186…

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AlanaMassey This new iOS update came during just the right week. pic.twitter.com/37jrPqL49A

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Fred_Delicious It’s been 5 months since Mike Pence fucked a horse twitter.com/vp/status/8631…

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I’m at ABC Ultimo in Sydney because it’s from there that I beamed into the BBC.

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Having a coffee in the ABC foyer. 1. Chat with @AntonyGreenABC. 2. Hear someone order a “almond soy latte”. I am definitely in the ABC.

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@BBCWorld I may have just told the world that Australia has a defence supply chain security problem.

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@BBCWorld On in 10 minutes, says a voice in my ear.

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@bengrubb There are many kinds of bad in this story.

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The magic of television, part 836 (@BBCWorld edition). pic.twitter.com/e2wfOMnSyj

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It didn’t wait for the lights, of course. pic.twitter.com/vC6ahSyFDW

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@BBCWorld 6. The Australian government is spinning this faster than a fast-spinning thing. Be careful with the word..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oS

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@BBCWorld 5. The attacker may well be, and is likely to be, a group of people, not an individual “hacker”.

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@BBCWorld 4. “Alf” was the name given to this unknown attacker by the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), not their actual name.

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@BBCWorld 3A. The attacker seems to have gotten in by exploiting a 12-month-old software vulnerability.

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@BBCWorld 3. While the company did have default passwords admin::admin and guest::guest exposed, that’s not how the attack got it.

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@BBCWorld 2. While information/data on the F-35 JSF was stolen, the word “plans” was never used. The exact nature o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rw

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@BBCWorld 1. While a “defence contractor” that was breached, they didn’t have a contract with Dept Defence, but a prime defence contractor.

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@BBCWorld While I’m here, some things The Media has misreported about this incident. There are several…

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I’ll be on @BBCWorld Newsday in an hour (2200 GMT) talking briefly about this Australian defence contractor hack. zdnet.com/article/secret…

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OH WOW WHAT AN AMAZING BREAKTHROUGH WHAT AN INCREDIBLE FORWARD-LOOKING COMPANY.

JFC. twitter.com/mashable/statu…

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@dmeeze @zdnetaustralia Oh you’re so sweet. This whole coordinate-thinking thing is so old-fashioned. It’s all about agile and nimble now.

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“Will that parking valet never arrive? I’ll miss Act One.” pic.twitter.com/x0lDXo4ySL

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@BlueJayGliding @zdnetaustralia It wasn’t a contract with Defence, it was a contract with a defence prime, or so we’re told.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thu: “Blaming govt for defence contractor’s lax cybersecurity ‘a stretch’: Pyne” zdnet.com/article/blamin… I disagree.

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This photo needs re-captioning, reckon. twitter.com/FBI/status/918…

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@zdnetaustralia This is not just a cybersecurity fail, I argue, but a governance failure.

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GonzoHacker MAGA Twitter Meetup pic.twitter.com/xjOWjEDmLb

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Fri plan, draft: 0900 BBCWorld; editorial planning; 1115 back repairs; a little geekery; train to Wentworth Falls. I anticipate change, tho.

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Don’t worry, he’ll soon learn the error of his ways. twitter.com/GordyPls/statu…

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Friday. Look at them. Just look at them! They have no idea, do they. At least not yet. Heh. Friday.

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