Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 16th, 2017

@ZDNet P.P.S. Apparently Cupboard Boy is being a whiney little dipshit again. It must be a day with a Y in it.

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@ZDNet P.S. I could be totally and utterly wrong about everything I just said. Except for the heading off to watch “Cracker” bit.

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@ZDNet OK kids, that’s all from me. I’m heading back to watching, ironically, the 1993–1995 TV series “Cracker” starring Robbie Coltrane.

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@ZDNet Also look out for Internet of Things of Doom stories. 1. Glad we caught this early in the boom. 2. It’ll all..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Lv

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@ZDNet My sympathies go out to all the network administrators who have a busy day ahead.

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@ZDNet 10. Finally, congratulations to @vanhoefm for discovering and publishing this work. It’s bloody impressive…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CF

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@ZDNet 9. Don’t understand anything at krackattacks.com? Relax, it’s not for you. Few IT people understand i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mc

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@ZDNet 8. There are messages in all this for IT departments, and the industry as a whole, but the majority of us ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qv

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@ZDNet 7C. If your wi-fi gear is older than, say, 3 years, or from a no-name vendor, it may not have updates. Ask f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oQ

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@ZDNet 7B. You didn’t? Don’t worry, most people don’t. Don’t let those arrogant prick geeks make you feel bad.

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@ZDNet 7A. You did know that updates come out for ALL your equipment, not just computers and phones, yeah?

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@ZDNet 7. Look out for software patches for your wi-fi gear, and install them promptly. If in doubt, ask someone wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WX

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@ZDNet 6. Still worried? Avoid wi-fi in locations with lots of people. Turn off, use 3G/4G. Watch for advice in com..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yZ

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@ZDNet 5A. Such businesses are easy to enter or sit next to physically, and have cool stuff to steal. Crims can be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jd

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@ZDNet 5. IMO, the highest risks will be to businesses running crap unencrypted traffic over wi-fi, like old POS sy..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Px

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@ZDNet 4. Even if Bad Guys™ are in your wi-fi, most traffic to key services like banks, email, etc is separately en..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pT

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@ZDNet 3. While the attack can get into pretty much any wi-fi network, it’s not that easy to pull off. Yet.

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@ZDNet 2. The attack requires the attacker to be physically close. Not as likely against most home users.

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@ZDNet 1. This is definitely a Big Thing, but mostly for the device-makers large and small, not schmucks like you a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jh

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@ZDNet OK, since it’s compulsory for everyone to have a Hot Take on KRACK (so to speak), here’s mine…

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@ZDNet On the former point, you would hope so. But as we both know… as we all know… etc. twitter.com/semibogan/stat…

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@ZDNet Who will be the first media outlet to jump to the wrong conclusion about a nonce i your wi-fi?

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@ZDNet I agree with this, except for high-value targets like in airport lounges, conference centres, point-of-sale..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Sv

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@ZDNet Good question. The attack forces the client side to Do The Bad Thing, but either end can be patched to refus..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VY

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@ZDNet Also, I’m not your IT consultant. DM me if you want my rate card. :P

[Insert some sort of no-respon..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4l

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@ZDNet I need time to read the thing too, y’know.

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@ZDNet Up front, I won’t answer questions that are already answered at krackattacks.com or the reports I lin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…er

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@ZDNet OK, here’s @zackwhittaker’s initial report. zdnet.com/article/wpa2-s… Sounds bad. Opens up many attacks until fixed.

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@ZDNet I assume we’re going with as the hashtag? It’s short and to the point.

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@zackwhittaker @sans_isc I was really good to have that amount of technical clue delivered in such a concentrated dose for muppets like me.

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@zackwhittaker I’d suspected it might be. I remember with Heartbleed I reported on the daily @sans_isc briefings. H..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tm

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@ZDNet Speak of the devil. Well, the security editor. Have the initial @ZDNet report, folks. twitter.com/zackwhittaker/…

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I’m assuming @ZDNet’s London and New York teams will be handling the initial KRACK reporting, so I’m making some supper before reading it.

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@tshanahan83 I have no idea what that is — but don’t tell me. I like the occasional mystery.

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Hey kids, krackattacks.com is live with information now. Just found out. Dunno how specific it is yet.

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standardnews New Ukip leader Henry Bolton says he ‘could kill a badger with his bare hands’ trib.al/FxQJWoR

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ImLarryFlynt So I decided to do this…let’s see what happens. pic.twitter.com/Xpy4qrwHU7

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MmichaelLlucy absolutely normal view for a bureaucrat to express themandarin.com.au/84934-why-we-n… pic.twitter.com/CSE2eryVnk

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daviottenheimer is the whole WPA2 announcement going to be in the header?
view-source:krackattacks.com pic.twitter.com/vVIWVpAEwA

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jckkrr Heaven forbid someone having a say in where they’ll go to work. twitter.com/BulldogLitig8o…

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alexkidman 1: Open mouth 2: Drink Whisky 3: Repeat 4: See step 3 5: Inexplicably wake up in Fremantle. twitter.com/lifehackerau/s…

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Cupboard Boy is quite the misogynist, eh.

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Ehmee life protip: instead of saying “sorry for the late response” instead say “thank you for your patience”
I mean, we w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SR

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@evcricket @bunjaree One could even say that they’re powerful, I suppose.

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jennylmackinnon JFKJr “died”, like Trump got “elected” I guess. pic.twitter.com/EOJlFokoie

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michellecorry Emergency services on the way to the west of Ireland in preparation for the hurricane ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BR

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Well I’m glad we’ve got both solid evidence and a reliable, trustworthy channel. twitter.com/jennylmackinno…

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TwoPaddocks What’d we do wrong ? twitter.com/mrtonymartin/s…

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We have Powerful Owls at @bunjaree, but I’ve only ever encountered them as a dark shape swooping low past me at nig..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bx

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The more I look at this image, the more I like it. twitter.com/sovietvisuals/…

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free_facts Knowledge can be a good source of facts

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NicSampson A lot of people have been asking about my infamous playlist for having sex so here you go 😉 pic.twitter.com/phjhB8VHBF

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michaelneale I am not worried about WPA protocol being broken. Barely reaches across the house, let alone outside.

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dibblego There are no arguments against static typing.

Only cries for help.

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NewtonMark Noting that it’s been Pezzullo’s actual job to run the Dept that keeps fly-in assassins out of Australia. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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I am going to keep retweeting this just for the caption. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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oberonsghost ICYMI, ABC NewsRadio is looking for a .
seek.com.au/job/34623153?t…

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dangoodin001 Cryptographers picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue ;-)

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workmanalice excellent caption on ABC News live blog by @MattDoran91 pic.twitter.com/d0eOaVwzsk

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GemWilder Who wore it better? Nice work @invlibrary pic.twitter.com/JGiussfSk1

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Well we should ask @dangoodin001 to stop eavesdropping. twitter.com/rfCSIRT/status…

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Sadly, @dobes and I didn’t have time to take advantage of this excellent @HivintAU initiative. twitter.com/ericpink/statu…

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BernardKeane Australians now have slower broadband than not merely most developing countries, but dead people. twitter.com/AgnessMack/sta…

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srigi “Latency Numbers Every Programmer Should Know”

It is hard for humans to get the picture until you translate it to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Id

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AFlanagan Trump dominates global strangeness so much that even a tropical storm in Ireland is relegated to ‘in other news’ status

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Wow, and people think my ideas are evil. Ping @dobes. Can we implement this? twitter.com/harleyd/status…

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If you know what’s good for you, you’ll do the same.

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I propose scooping out my own eyes with an apple corer.

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Oh dear God, I accidentally jut saw some of the comments on that yarn. There must be some way to prevent that ever happening.

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Don’t make me write that again.

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From the archive: “Heartbleed heartache: This was not a drill, people, and you failed” (15 Apr 2014)..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3s

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I love it when Soapy talks dirty. twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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annemjw Life in New Zealand pic.twitter.com/RgLr93JNPN

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Oh. There’s also this, apparently. So everything is, as usual, excellent. twitter.com/dangoodin001/s…

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@jonoabroad Yes, Senators represent their entire State or Territory. Just like in the US.

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Apparently there’s a difference. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@voltagex Ah yes, I saw that one yesterday. The real world, eh?

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@ericscheid I haven’t looked yet. I just noticed a mention of the other thing.

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@marcoostini Oh good, because I’ve been one step from putting reddit dot com into my hosts file so I never see it ever.

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@BlueJayGliding No, I bought it pre-diced at the supermarket. Wrapped in plastic.

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On that latter point, my “Australia’s encryption thwart thought is fraught” (28 Jun) zdnet.com/article/austra…

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This is important. It’s like those who think AU’s plan to access encrypted messages is about “breaking maths”. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6O

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In which @joshgnosis raises the possibility of Senator Abetz using Snapchat, and I’m kind of a little bit excited n..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CA

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Mon plan, clarified: I’ll be up for the KRACK drop at 2300 AEDT, at least, and just pottering around before then.

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This thread is by an actual cryptographer. I am reading it and weeping. twitter.com/matthew_d_gree…

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@zackster Certainly on the radio. It’s a hard story for TV.

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Mon plan: Something involving a kangaroo; half-arsed triage of the inbox and schedule; rest. Tomorrow is almost certain to be busy.

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Well, I’ve almost stopped shaking, and the brain fuzziness is down to maybe 30% or what it was two hours ago. Let’s reconsider the plan.

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Rob_Stott Easy $10k right here twitter.com/realmarklatham…

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cynicalsecurity While you are at it your might want to check who has access to your 10G switch while you are smug about your “no WiFi no WPA2”…

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@dobes Hey guy, something else that needs to be on a blockchain. twitter.com/klightowler/st…

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This KRACK thing released at 0800 ET will be a 2300 AEDT here in the Australia. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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@_darrensmith @MikeCarlton01 @RealMarkLatham The noun you’re struggling for is “video blog”.

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jplonie @GordyPls but as no other blockchain solution solves a problem I didn’t think that mattered.

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jplonie @GordyPls Yes. I’m aware that my blockchain suggestion wouldn’t solve the actual problem,

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srpeatling Ah Barnaby - such a giver, photographically speaking. 📷@ellinghausen pic.twitter.com/YlGuifsfpg

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Lonie has already figured out the solution, @dobes. twitter.com/jplonie/status…

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@Net_Metalrat Indeed. I was just playing with autocorrect, but I know full well to hit the red button when needed.

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MikeCarlton01 I suppose if things get really tough for Harvey Weinstein there’s always a job for him at Ch7.

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michael_w_busch 1824: Fourier describes greenhouse effect.
1856: Foote measures CO2 infrared absorption.
1912: Newspaper editorials..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5s

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ellinghausen Question Time for the Energy Minister, the PM and the Deputy PM pic.twitter.com/pp4VuvACbJ

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joshgnosis “It’s Wrong”: An Australian Muslim Politician Calls Out Donald Trump Over Travel Ban buzzfeed.com/aliceworkman/i… via @workmanalice

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JoshButler *Bronwyn points at Xenophon* SOCIALIST

*points at a dog* SOCIALIST

*points at a chocolate bar* SOCIALIST

*points..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9x

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Prediction: I will get extremely cranky tomorrow, if not tonight.

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: It’s going to take more than 5 minutes for orgs to test and deploy a WP2 patch, and anyone taking longer will get super shamed.

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: The average user hear technically inaccurate WPA2 FUD, and think that buying identity theft protection or antivirus will help.

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: We’ll see ambulance-chasing marketers rush to make WPA2 pitches. “If only it had a bounty!” or “Our product will protect you!”

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: Jerks will live-tweet security fanfic about “weaponizing” the exploit to destroy the earth with fire. Same jerks reuse passwords

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: Endless arguments over WPA1 alternatives w/o nuance. People will dismiss every potential solution that isn’t a silver bullet.

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jessysaurusrex Prediction: A bunch of people are going to snark about how only “idiots” STILL use WPA2 even though everybody knows it is already “dead” ☠️

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jessysaurusrex So many security predictions for tomorrow’s WPA2 bug disclosure, so little time.

Batten down the hatches, we’re in for a shitstorm.⛈️☔️💦

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@JSNoble “Should” is a tricky word…

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@OaaSvc Basic PR. Build the buzz and anticipation, and give The Media enough time to prepare themselves.

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murpharoo You think blue collar workers are politically incorrect, Joyce says. Labor MP yells: “You went to Riverview”

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I’m gonna hafta read that bloody thing, aren’t I. Sigh. I definitely need another coffee.

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Oh good. Wi-fi encryption is fundamentally broken. Prepare for the uninformed opinions and stupid hot takes. twitter.com/rfCSIRT/status…

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workmanalice Life is too short to be read what Tony Abbott has to say, according to AG George Brandis 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/xaAQHvmhrZ

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Mon plan, draft: Note that half the day just vanished (done); something involving a kangaroo, maybe; triage inbox and schedule; sloth.

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@trevorlong Indeed, I’ve just been reading. All very useful stuff.

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@GordyPls Do the wireless devices get the same number of votes as your wife and child? Do they form a voting bloc?

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It’s under “Settings” > “Emergency SOS”. pic.twitter.com/2U2Fl1qGuv

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I only discovered the other day that hitting the power button on my iPhone five times calls emergency services. Is it an iOS 11 thing?

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@andrewdotnich I am quite disappointed with the result of all that mathematics on my typing. I feel short-changed.

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But it’s reassuring to know that if I were having a stroke, people would hit the “Like” button. Humanity’s future right there.

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I think I might have a coffee and see whether either me or the autocorrect manage to improve. I’m not having a stroke.

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This is not a landmark in the city of Sydney and Melbourne and surrounding suburbs are delivered within the next few days ago save job map.

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Why it is doing well and truly a bit of a sook about a headbutt or something like that.

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It seems to be repeating the other day and forgot to mention the fact that the pilot has the best way to get the best way to get the best.

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This can be very happy with the flow of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time.

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If you let it, and the reverse of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time of the time.

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The problem with autocorrect is that it will be both recorded and stressed live in the city of Sydney and Melbourne and surrounding suburbs.

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I had really complicated dreams about things and concepts and events, though, and now I feel confused and I’m shaking a little.

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Um, I fell asleep again for five and a half hours and now it’s 1330 and I don’t know why.

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Histreepix The ghost of Disneyland stalks more unsuspecting victims. Omaha, 1968. pic.twitter.com/FFCmvULFoR

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sovietvisuals Soviet children’s magazine ‘Murzilka’ (1924).”We are coming, we are coming - we’ll exterminate the entire bourgeois..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pl

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Monday. A sliver of light marks the way out. But do you dare to see what’s outside? Have others tried already? Did they succeed? Monday.

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