Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 29th, 2017

@_midofo_ Wow. The painting is from 1884, but that clothing is from the 1500s, maybe the 1600s.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Just whine at @iiTalW continuously until it’s fixed. He’ll love* you for it.

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@DavidFeng That’s the time frame I was thinking, yes.

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1Dogs_d0ingth the New York City Subway banned dogs unless they fit in a bag and the people of New York did not disappoint pic.twitter.com/yBkMwMYwHo

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@DavidFeng I haven’t been to Beijing, of course, or even to China, so what the fuck would I know?

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@DavidFeng That Beijing sky looks a lot better than just a couple years ago, or am I just seeing it on a good day?

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Look, America. The Hillary and Uranium narrative. Listen to this @ArmsControlWonk podcast for why that’s just silly. armscontrolwonk.libsyn.com/uranium-fever

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You watch. I’ll get grief from @DavidFeng now, because China has all the solars and the winds and shit.

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“Savannah, GA. Joytown of the South.” twitter.com/PulpLibrarian/…

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Rory_Medcalf ANU is seizing the initiative by setting up an institute for Australia’s future cyber security and innovation anu.edu.au/news/all-news/…

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“NotPetya ransomware cost Merck more than $310 million” cyberscoop.com/notpetya-ranso… pic.twitter.com/71NSI5x3XW

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What an excellent* website header. pic.twitter.com/ylEm2CWbPx

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@NewtonMark Everything you say makes sense. Sigh. I’ll have to get those videos translated.

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@NewtonMark Actually it says he was a trainee pilot. Maybe it’s not ATC talking him down, but his instructor.

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johnthelutheran Come, celebrate with us the 1,400th anniversary of the Reformation. 🏵 pic.twitter.com/h8ivBlQoRA

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@NewtonMark “‘If he had chosen to do a little sky diving at that time, no one would have blamed him,’ said one of his leaders.”

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@NewtonMark Sorry, as you were. @Epigrammist is correct. It’s the port engine that’s on fire. twitter.com/Epigrammist/st…

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@NewtonMark I should find someone to translate the interview, ‘cos it seems like the pilot and ATC have both talked it through.

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@Epigrammist @NewtonMark I’m downloading the video to grab some screenshots. There’s a good ground photo from the starboard side.

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@NewtonMark This is PLAN, not PLAAF, so it could well be a different doctrine. The J-15 is still only ~20 units, for the aircraft carrier.

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@NewtonMark That also looks like smoke from the ground fire being sucked into the engine intakes. Love* the glow fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F0

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@NewtonMark There’s a lot of this-is-fine going on in that photo, even apart from landing some tons overweight. Tak..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RH

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@jonoabroad I have no idea what point you’re trying to make here.

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@oliyoung I think you’ll be OK this once, but FFS be careful.

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NewtonMark Hey @TurnbullMalcolm recall David Cameron rooting a pig and his polling went down? NOTHING will move you from 46% TPP so now’s your chance.

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@AndrewPStreet You should also subscribe to @JohnBirmingham’s aliensideboob.com, because it is bad for you.

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If you like Mr @AndrewPStreet’s work, then I think you can afford $3 a month. Do it. Do it now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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PulpLibrarian One of the best theme tunes ever - Monkey Magic. Records, 1980: youtu.be/-zOFAD6e9Bk pic.twitter.com/SNVIsxsdlw

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manisha72617183 It’s really amazing how in Star Trek, every species has instant perfect video chat that works perfectly well with every other system

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manisha72617183 OH: You can read code as a narrative in which a series of confusing and unpleasant things happen to data

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WtfRenaissance “not all m..” pic.twitter.com/Sk6UKVeGDM

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@CampaignMonitor @Patreon I suppose I could glue it all together with @zapier or something, but life’s too short etc.

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Hey @CampaignMonitor, I’d love you get some @Patreon integration happening, because I’d rather support you guys tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…C9

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So @Patreon has added an API and an app directory. WordPress integration is one of the first apps. blog.patreon.com/patreon-powers…

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“Why Didn’t Mao Invade Taiwan?” (16 Oct) nationalinterest.org/feature/why-di…

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@AustralianArmy @thegrugq “The weapon can drop off other fighters on route then accelerate to over 100km/h and smas..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QP

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@AustralianArmy @thegrugq “The enemy has been using VBIEDs [Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices], guided to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…27

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@AustralianArmy @thegrugq “At this stage in the campaign, combat Darwinism is in effect — i.e. it is not the strong.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BXz

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“Immediate Lessons from the Battle of Mosul” from @AustralianArmy army.gov.au/our-future/blo… Fascinating. HT @thegrugq, weeks ago.

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Earlier I posted the Weekly Wrap with links to the stuff I did this week. The important stuff is also in this threa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8m

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@miss_shiny I don’t have a fixed weekly pattern. Tonight is not a shopping night this week.

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@chrismayer @ABCiview Well, I enjoyed it. I don’t know your tastes or expectations.

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The new Mitchell and Webb sitcom “Back” is on @ABCiview now. Well, episode 1 of 6 so far. iview.abc.net.au/programs/back/…

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@voteflux That’s all I’m going to say about it here. I find the entire concept laughable.

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@voteflux Because the entire concept of “representation” = “voting on bills” is a ludicrous misunderstanding of how..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Pp

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Ah, syphilis…! Good old reliable syphilis. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@KevinPhyland @Davelennonabc Indeed. I’m sort of across early Cold War history, at least from a technical angle, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kx

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Listening to the latest @HistoryHit on “Stalin and the Ukraine Famine”. Utterly fascinating. Go to historyhit.com/podcasts/ and scroll down.

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Histreepix The fallout shelter’s primary aim was to preserve patriarchy & the subjugation of women long after the end of all o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…JG

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Histreepix Daylight Saving Time, Detroit 1955. Daylight was stored in vast purpose-built crates and then released in the ‘fall’ pic.twitter.com/DTZBnomolq

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A reminder that dropping ‘splodey things from fast-flying aircraft is not at all straightforward. twitter.com/H_Lucke/status…

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Histreepix ‘Remember: all clocks go back 5 metres today!’. Government awareness campaign, early 2000s. pic.twitter.com/cl3X1u1xKU

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That’s what the CIA said to Lee Harvey Oswald. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Dear Everyone Having A Sook About Margaret And David’s Old Movie Reviews Not Being On One Specific Website, here’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nO

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stilgherrian ATTENTION: Mr @AndrewPStreet has returned to the writing of the political snark in a subscription-based thingy…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XL

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free_facts Paul McCartney is regarded as the strongest member of U2

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@seamus @bengrubb @NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin Isn’t it just a news or copywriting agency? Or how some Tom Clancy stuff is ghostwritten?

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@seamus @bengrubb @NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin Well, if a business (which could be a sole trader) was engaged to provide..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DT

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@bengrubb @NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin @seamus Here, for example, are the relevant clauses from my contract with Playmak..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k9

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@bengrubb @NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin @seamus Definitely. Agreements often ask you to warrant that it’s your work, beca..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4U

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@NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @seamus Yep. And to save drama later, I’d draw the ghostwriter’s attention to that clause.

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@R_Chirgwin @NewtonMark @bengrubb @seamus Yep. In other words, if the issue or moral rights isn’t addresses, then t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…A7

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@NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin @bengrubb @seamus “Author” applies to all types of creation. I daresay your employment cont..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LT

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@NewtonMark @seamus @bengrubb That section of the @CopyrightAgency site is a fair outline of AU copyright law from..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ac

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@bengrubb @NewtonMark @seamus Yeah I can’t imagine you going that route, fear not.

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@NewtonMark @seamus @bengrubb That said, I should point to the concept of “moral rights” in AU copyright law. copyright.com.au/about-copyrigh…

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@NewtonMark @seamus @bengrubb Generally if someone wants you to sign over the right to be identified as the author,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rq

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@NewtonMark @seamus @bengrubb Under AU (and most) copyright law, there’s a right to be identified as the author. US..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bf

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Key event: Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “NSW Police targeting shows the ethical dangers of secret algorithms” zdnet.com/article/nsw-po…

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Key event: “The 9pm Hallucinating Goldfish” was recorded on Tuesday night. stilgherrian.com/edict/00069/ pic.twitter.com/e0GSRA5gyD

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 387: Roses, rain, wine, and cybers” Covers 23–29 Octoberpic.twitter.com/J0eDhg7F9m9m

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profsarahj I think this person won yesterday’s internet pic.twitter.com/wktvW8YBEh

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Current @bunjaree soundscape, at least near me. Enjoy the cicadas. stilgherrian.com/wp-content/upl…

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Colgo NEW POLL: The greatest modern era Australian PM was

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@harleyd That’s what I would’ve thought.

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free_facts Apple laptops float

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I am appalled by my poor punctuation in this tweet. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Yes, because of all the things the CEO of one of the world’s most powerful organisations could focus on, it’s got t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KR

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While you can accuse the US military of being bloated and, in some bits of procurement apparently dodgy, they’re no..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lP

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GucciTurtIe twitter, facebook, tumblr, instagram, and linkedin pic.twitter.com/MaVrPOeDYQ

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Interesting argument from @wef here. If anyone spots a more detailed treatment of this theme, please let me know. twitter.com/wef/status/924…

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OK, I’m seeing a whole bunch of people being caught by this today. CHECK/SEE WHO VIEWS YOUR PROFILE is not a real t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hb

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@KanchoYogo That would have been fine* due to the “reliability concerns and difficulties with guidance”.

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For those new to the game, this is a very well-known phishing scam, running since at least 2011…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ey

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@purserj This is fine. But yeah, resisting the urge to pull that handle… incredible work.

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Also, wow, crew with no protective gear moving right up close to that J-15 while it’s still leaking burning jet fuel. That’s dedication.

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NOTE: This is not a good thing to happen. Great flying, Yuan Wei. No time to dump fuel, so landed heavier than maxi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iX

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danharmon “Folks, my name is Xander, this is Blake, and we are You Literally Can’t Leave.” twitter.com/TheCurrent/sta…

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US Army’s MGM-18 Lacrosse (1959–1964): 10kt nuke, max range 19km. Slightly more than Sydney CBD to Olympic Park.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fxx4

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samanthamaiden Imagine the politics of government having Constitutional referendum at next election on why their Coalition partner..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FE

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NuclearAnthro May I just say, the Twitter discussions around Russia getting ready to “extract” Trump from America are just REALLY..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…od

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nicheholas Did the shark also write this tweet? pic.twitter.com/ilZg9sxBGM

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NuclearAnthro As you do. twitter.com/nuclearwatchnm…

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miaubiz you can’t just go around fucking thought leading in Times New Roman. that’s not a thinkfluencing font.

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Tim_Beshara This is how a Midsomer Murder episode begins twitter.com/rharris334/sta…

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“Germany set to pay customers for electricity usage as renewable energy generation creates huge power surplus” independent.co.uk/environment/ge…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Presumably for the 80th anniversary in 2–3 months.

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@aqualung @realDonaldTrump Indeed. The US intelligence community is actually pretty good at these sorts of timeline..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vz

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s a number of reasons I listen to so many history podcasts. @HistoryHit had had a couple grea..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dC

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edballs dcpolice twitter.com/dcpolicedept/s…

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johnb78 I see they’re preparing for Ed Balls’s US visit twitter.com/DCPoliceDept/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Western historians are slowly shifting their work away from merely the existing grand narratives, s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pv

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chrisjoregan Deputy Premier Malcolm Roberts

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@dawnstarau @DDsD Orly? Yeah I keep forgetting how long these crews can run.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also forgotten: The Soviet Union’s ~20 million war dead in WW2, at least in the Anglosphere.

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@purserj @DDsD For mine, I’m awaiting a new card number. Card-fail emails are currently normal. I remembered, tho,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fz

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@DDsD Sure, but who reads the whole thing?

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NETFLIX USERS: BEWARE OF A CURRENT SCAM. Note the web address and other signs of it being a phishing attempt. pic.twitter.com/mHYZft9OJO

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus I imagine that even more fun reads will appear once analysts spend more time with th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…on

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ATTENTION: Mr @AndrewPStreet has returned to the writing of the political snark in a subscription-based thingy…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XL

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thehill Ex-CIA Russia chief: Difference between dossier and Trump Jr. meeting is Russia didn’t want dossier info released..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2C

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@SnarkyPlatypus I used that list in my presentation to @VicFabians, just flashing up a name every two seconds. It has quite the effect.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This, alas, is helping set a mood for your day.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Newly-released documents: “The U.S. Embassy Watched the Indonesian Army Kill 500,000 People” warisboring.com/when-the-u-s-e…

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Me at @SoundCloud and @speaker and my own website Tuesday: A new episode of “The 9pm Edict”. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “NSW Police targeting shows the ethical dangers of secret algorithms” zdnet.com/article/nsw-po…

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Sun plan: Sleep in (done); reading and podcasts and shit; late lunch; bins; plan the week ahead; Weekly Wrap. All at a very lazy pace.

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KrangTNelson I seem to have touched a nerve pic.twitter.com/nLlNgZvYF8

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Sunday. Try looking on the second shelf. Sunday.

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Stonekettle Maybe he can give you a character reference at your sentencing. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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Since I’m up late, I might as well plug my podcast, which is only slightly shit, and also on @SoundCloud and..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hH

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It collided with the soaring inflated entitlement of frequent flyers. twitter.com/RealStevenAdam…

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dabeard Woke up late. Have to check Twitter Bingo. Thanks, @Mom101 pic.twitter.com/Dad7zXCS06

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