Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 11th, 2018

And here we are at midnight.

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Turned it into a knitwear-based aid for masturbation. twitter.com/nytopinion/sta…

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AdamFriedland I love blaming things on late capitalism instead of my terrible personality

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I am so going to be arrested next time I go to the United States.

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@timpoliti @realDonaldTrump I grew up on a dairy farm. Bullshit is not “nicely formed”.

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@realDonaldTrump “But her emails.” This is all the stupid old cunt has left. Hilarious. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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Oh FFS it’s only just gone 6.30am in DC and already @realDonaldTrump is tweeting bullshit.

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@daniels_den Oh absolutely, and I’m glad you’re on the case.

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@johnb78 I thought so, but I figured it was worth checking. Because we live in strange times.

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@rwerkh No need to explain the joke there’s a petal.

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@johnb78 Is that core principle “Democracy” or “Brendan O’Neill is a cunt”?

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@paulkidd Well in these troubled times that’s a given.

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@paulkidd Well some of us enjoy a good sucker.

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I know I tweeted crap about this earlier, but I’d taken the day off and my tweets weren’t intended to be acts of journalism.

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And here we have it. Journalists are so easy to sucker with this shit. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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I too pay a lot of attention to bundle size. twitter.com/garthk/status/…

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@bengrubb @19bk69 @dobes OK, now I’m coming back to my theory that it’s a publicity stunt.

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glengyron I hope some genius said “just don’t suck it like a penis” before the photo shoot. twitter.com/smurray38/stat…

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@erkpod It won’t be a fun week for him next week.

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abcnews The moment a truck crashed through the finish line was caught on camera as this ABC News reporter re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5J

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junkee Come and work with us! junkee.com/junkee-hiring-…

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@TheRealKerryG I’m a supporter of the Slow TV concept, but sure tastes differ. I was intrigued by how hard I found..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oS

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@NewtonMark After all the cloud this week, @R_Chirgwin even had to run the generator last night, the first time sin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QT

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SimonJ68 Gove on BBC Breakfast just said we haven’t planted any trees for years because of the EU…

Peak.

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@kcarruthers @GordyPls @bigbadave @Resign_In_Shame Just like household dust, most program code is just dead skin flakes.

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@dannolan That’s OK, I don’t touch it either.

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@dannolan I’ve heard junior sysadmins called that. “Hello? My mailbox is full, what do I do?”

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Please read this whole thread, but I’m diving straight into the middle for this key soundbite. Ping @dobes. twitter.com/sarahjeong/sta…

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Best sentence I’ve read today: “In fact my wife says Nanjing has a duck element as well!” twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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lucethoughts A few days ago I learned about a shrimp so powerful it can break through aquarium glass and BOIL THE WATER AROUND I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cq

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@bengrubb I’m going to take that as a compliment. But I dunno that @dobes would be up for it. Paying for a story, I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ip

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@bengrubb Time for some journalisms then, Ben. legalfling.io It may just be a promo hoax product for a ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zz

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Mate, no one wants to see your new sex toys. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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Only if you believe the BS guesstimates and don’t divide by 24,000,000. twitter.com/abcovernights/…

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@dmeeze @GordyPls @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers Exactly. The stuff that requires an understanding of how to map the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wX

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@timpoliti I haven’t, but my understanding is that it’s more about project management.

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@GordyPls @nschultz @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers No no no. I did comp sci at Adelaide in [YEARS SOME YEARS BEFORE..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zX

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@dobes @Steve_Lockstep ICYMI earlier, a very special* thing has extruded itself, blinking, into the cold light of d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HZ

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@GordyPls @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers That said, I continue to be amused by the brogrammers inventing a new layer..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ns

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@GordyPls @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers Oh yeah that modern shit.

(I’m not clever. I’m just old.)

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@DecayRSO @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers But some memories just linger, don’t they.

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@GordyPls @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers Agreed. Those guys think they’re special because they know some tiny mechan..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Q5

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@GordyPls @Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers Indeed. In my comp sci major I did a LOT on compilers and translators, lang..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0S

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@Resign_In_Shame @kcarruthers Well that’s what a compiler is. :) I’ve written scripts to generate DNS zone files an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…K5

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@kcarruthers In time that will come. Just as we used to have one sysadmin per 5 or 120 servers, and now we have one per 10,000 servers.

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To clarify, this is a separate thing from, say, “computing scientist” or “software engineer”.

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I was about to snark about the headline, but I agree with the thesis. “Coding” is tradesperson level work at best…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UT

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@AdrianOHara @tim_rust @R_Chirgwin Yep, that would make sense. We have a few of them around too.

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brandycooklyn There is nothing whiter than two dudes on the radio talking about THE AFRICAN GANGS and then crossing live to “the tennis”.

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@LapTop006 @jeamland Pssst! ” Sydney Trains” since 1 July 2013.

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@jeamland Oh ta, that’s one of the classic pieces of silo art.

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@lanesainty I suppose I could have worked “tram” in there somehow. Oh well.

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Looks likes @lanesainty was tired and missed her stop. That is to say, she suffered from the Somnolence of the Lamb..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yF

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kcarruthers Do try not to be a complete idiot 🙄 twitter.com/thr/status/951…

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rachelle_mandik i ask my toddler what’s in the box she’s holding. “chaos!” she replies. “chaos! chaos!” i know she’s trying to say..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vf

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@dobes Not that I’m a geek or anything.

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@dobes As deep as you like, given the Halting Problem.

(See: Alan Turing, On computable numbers, with an applicati..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wu

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ntinatzouvala Settler colonialism is violent, genocidal, dispossessive and deeply kitsch. pic.twitter.com/CLBX92p5KQ

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nlagovau The Library holds a great many Japanese pictorial maps from the 1920s to WWII. It’s fascinating to focus on a regio..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8z

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This is just so sweet. HT [REDACTED]. Ping @dobes. pic.twitter.com/c4Ojs3jMMo

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“Insert Coins into Ellen’s Slot.”

Not sorry. Not the least bit sorry. twitter.com/peterwells/sta…

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MarkDiStef This is some amazing vision from 2004: Tony Abbott grilled by Tony Jones about his encounters with Cardinal Pell pic.twitter.com/4zeMP43PNc

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@morebento @R_Chirgwin Oh, didn’t you see the ID? But yes, I’ll keep an eye open for the katydids. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@R_Chirgwin It’s back here nibbling seeds, but if you come over it’ll fly away again.

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@MikePresland @tfswebb No. Life’s too short to waste time on engineered outrage.

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DDsD When “At least it has a white paper” is the bar for investing in an ICO.

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@dobes In do. Banh mi is a wonderfully balanced meal and also yummy.

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xinfengcao This must be first type of stealth street lamp in the world.😀 pic.twitter.com/zi447LdfQN

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@morebento @R_Chirgwin Yep, near Wentworth Falls. Can DM you exact coordinates if that’s useful.

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@crgentle Thanks to all the rest of you who had partial IDs and terrible jokes.

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It’s a Cowboy Beetle (Chondropyga dorsalis / Diaphonia dorsalis). Thanks, @crgentle. twitter.com/crgentle/statu…

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Being trolled by a Wonga Pigeon. (Poor photo due to window effects and pigeon timidity.) pic.twitter.com/IpjwjlzAax

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MalwareJake The best feature about this app is that when you lose your phone, someone will be able to see your sexual history a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ES

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KeithConlon You deserved an ice cream if you made it to Salt Creek in the 1950s- the dirt road down the Coorong was as rough as..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qv

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@jpwarren Yes, but not with that official title.

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@jeremysear I’m just going by what it says on the letterhead. If Turnbull is walking out in front of TV cameras cla..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DU

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That reminds me. I was going to phone Andrew Constance’s office and ask if anyone knew who was transport minister.

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How about the alleged Prime Minister who lets it happen on his watch? At least Dutton is up front about it. twitter.com/jeremysear/sta…

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tfswebb next year’s lamb ad should be slow tv — the camera follows a lamb from birth through maturity on a feedlot towards inevitable slaughter

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swearclock Fist Fuck A Lamb And Call It Clare It’s 12:30AM

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@wellhamsrus @blahblahellis @_darrensmith Others, at book fairs and even individual bookstores, have done the same..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mE

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mcwm Lol at all the phones being held hostage in this charging station that currently has no power and so no way of open..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YC

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@blahblahellis @_darrensmith Yep, you specific a few style factors and then buy them by the yard/metre.

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@dobes @egadheg Is this the sausage croissant thing?

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@dobes @bengrubb You have teeth on the inside? Culus dentatis?

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JamesFallows One of many reasons why the *directness* of people in Holland, which can take some getting used to, is overall so a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bC

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@dobes That’d be way too much grief.

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I too would like to buy an unprofitable business with someone else’s money. twitter.com/TKoutsantonisM…

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A book on a shelf is a dead book.

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The only practical reason for keeping all those books — apart from reference books, and even then —is that all thostwitter.com/i/web/status/9…XH4F

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Mind you, once you’ve read a novel, say, you could pass it on to someone else. But no, we keep and display our book..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1O

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These people need professional help. twitter.com/flavorwire/sta…

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I think I might just write off the rest of this week and aim for a proper restart on Monday.

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@guytaur It’d be a change of scenery though.

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MoAD_Canberra 45 yrs ago Governor-General Hasluck’s proclamation marks the end of Australia’s participation in the Vie..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IU

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dobes Royal Commission!!! twitter.com/NickEvershed/s…

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SquigglyRick My gang name would be Menace but pronounced the way you say Versace because we’re not lowbrow

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“Presenting the 3rd Annual Tucker Awards for Excellence in Swearing” by @bgzimmer (30 Dec 2017)..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iA

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“India’s first nuclear missile submarine crippled as sailor leaves hatch open” ukdefencejournal.org.uk/indias-first-n…

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Thu plan, draft: Don’t let today be a write-off. Thu plan, update: Today is a write-off, like yesterday, because sl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4h

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“Miami Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin Due to Fees and Congestion” news.bitcoin.com/miami-bitcoin-… I think I’m in heaven.

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@dobes @ashabeeeee So yeah thanks to you I saw this headline and my brain seized up for another four hours.

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@TheRealKerryG Isn’t that kinda missing the point?

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Braintasm Went and saw The Post tonight. I watched a film about newspapers inside a movie theater inside of a mall. It was a dying industry turducken.

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“OK Koala? Yeah I’ve got all their albums.” twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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PFTompkins “You don’t look so good, wanna take a break?”
“No, I gotta finish naming these bugs.”
“I think you may be having a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bi

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GreenJ oh koala, what is best in life?

To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…GV

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ncweaver Its hard to understate just how brilliant this scam is on multiple levels.
a: ‘sell miner for cost, collect half t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2b

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dr_nic I’d absolutely watch a mini-series set in Latham’s dystopian vision of sausage theft, surveillance state and a pape..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ja

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When you first watched “Sliding Doors”, @Herring1967, is this how you thought things would turn out? twitter.com/fakethom/statu…

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jrivanob Hemingway ain’t got shit on this pic.twitter.com/CulksodpJD

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@paulwallbank @mcannonbrookes @canva @swan_legend That, and it’s not journalism’s job to “celebrate” anything, let..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YF

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@riskybusiness @Jeff_Sparrow Because there’s a camera in the living room? Slicing cucumbers?

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paulwallbank @mcannonbrookes @canva @swan_legend This is why it’s so hard for Aussie journos to cover the local startup sector -..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AS

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Jeff_Sparrow The best bit of Latham’s crazy Australia Day video is when the two subversive codgers defiantly wave the Australian..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yb

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riskybusiness Damn. Things at CES are getting serious. pic.twitter.com/DR3yLiNtpp

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@scott_thewspot Not hard at all. If I remember aright, some have already been found in the wild.

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kbeninato Webster words this week are blackmail, dossier and cohort. Best subtweeting dictionary of all time. twitter.com/MerriamWebster…

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@munin I see what they’ve done there.

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I continue to be amazed by the number of different actors involved in cybercrime and cyber espionage. It shows how..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…l1

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nickschadegg the treasurer of south australia does this cute thing where he retweets EVERY SINGLE power outage warning that happ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sJ

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GonzoHacker Gonzocoin is the first cryppency that requires no math

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@trentyarwood @dobes @Steve_Lockstep Even with the ID hashing, you wouldn’t need many data points.

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@stufromoz @R_Chirgwin Best to fully charge for battery longevity purposes.

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Those goddam socialist Republicans. twitter.com/NuclearTakes/s…

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@R_Chirgwin @jonoabroad Surely kWh is the relevant measure here?

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@R_Chirgwin I’d more or less forgotten about it too.

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garthk INSPECT THE MAGIC PIE BUSH twitter.com/ChrisBramwell/…

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@R_Chirgwin Wow. That’s both a thumbs-up for the new battery and a thumbs-down for our new as-predicted subtropical maritime climate.

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Is is possible to find anything more douchebrogrammer than this, I wonder? @dobes @Steve_Lockstep twitter.com/matt_levine/st…

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RealNickHodge Well actually it is MANSPLAINCOIN powered by BLOKECHAIN technology.

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@damonism You think it would behoove them to be more interested.

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JuddLegum Wow.

The White House just admitted in court filing that it hasn’t found ANY EVIDENCE OF VOTER FRAUD IN THE 2016 E..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qy

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Well horses are fuckin’ stupid. twitter.com/damonism/statu…

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@CovertContact @krypt3ia In the first moments we’re reminded that both NSA and GCHQ have stated that WannaCry was a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…14

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@CovertContact “Security researcher and Stratfor Global Fellow Scot Terban (@krypt3ia) joins me to discuss North Ko..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9z

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Listening to the latest @CovertContact podcast, “North Korean Cryptocurrency Ops” pca.st/I9pP

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“Got a questions?” Well do you, @dobes @ashabeeeee? pic.twitter.com/C4NpbgDK3g

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freitasm “Ermahgerd, illuminati.” - the dumb, it hurts twitter.com/aikii/status/9…

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Thursday. It is not Friday. Thursday.

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