Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 14th, 2018

OK boys and girls, I’m outta here. Enjoy what’s left of your Sunday night. I’ll be back to play on Monday morning. You play nice.

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh You know what I respect? The head of HEMA saying straight up “My fault, sorry, we’ll fix it”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…h1

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Goddammit America, sort your shit out.

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh I really sympathise with the folks in HI who were just put through hell and I hope someone i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Lh

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh I’m hoping DC does nothing. I agree with the White House on this one. It was a fuck-up in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TF

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh “Libs” means a very different thing here. The Australian Liberal Party is equivalent to the UK Tory Party.

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh I saw kids being thrown into shelters today. A real thing happened, and for the first time s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qD

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@MichaelBrebrich Except for cooking. Electric stoves are bullshit. I will reject a home if there are no gas burners..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kt

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@mmechomski @SBSOnDemand Oh no. Burns called it, pulled no punches, and made it a human story.

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh Yeah, I’m hoping they get the compensation they deserve. HI residents were put through the w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mv

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh That said, it’s 9pm Sunday night here and I really don’t give a fuck.

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@NuclearAnthro @rwerkh Don’t confuse the message with the messenger. Sure, Trump dropped the ball in his response,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bh

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This is not how you do it, but aviation is still SO safe. twitter.com/airlivenet/sta…

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This is definitely not how you do it. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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Well Jamie Lee Curtis’ analysis of nuclear weapons issues is obviously* what we should be paying attention to. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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@swearyanthony @RealNickHodge @amazon There’s so many stories of how kids in the silos or in aircraft saved us from..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zS

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@swearyanthony @RealNickHodge @amazon I agree. The human aspect, of those guys trying to prevent a catastrophe, is an awesome story.

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@swearyanthony @RealNickHodge @amazon True, but some of us are old enough to take all that shit as granted.

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@RealNickHodge @amazon I have. Twice. It’s on my Pad of Eyes. A brilliant work.

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Hey kids, do you know what? You’re all arseholes.

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If Australians aren’t digging into @SBSOnDemand then they’re traitors.

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OK kids, the last scenes of Ken Burns’ ten-hour “The Vietnam War” are rolling past me now. I’m in tears. It’s on..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uE

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@galumay But somehow the way you serve that reality has become a politically partisan issue. These people are… a problem.

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@galumay Actually in a sense that is the challenge. The load varies over time. Create technology that can deal with..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gu

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@galumay But that’s only one way to handle varying load. Another way is to create a grid which can innately deal with the varying load.

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@galumay That was traditionally served by “baseload” generators like coal etc, trying to deal with daily variation..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…w7

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@galumay You’ve missed the point. That there is a load below which it never goes plus a variable load above that is..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fG

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“Let us hope.” The last message from the US Embassy in Saigon in 1975. Yeah good luck with that. pic.twitter.com/g7PGVLJbU6

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BlogsofWar Meanwhile, in pic.twitter.com/6pXmdYzLzE

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@jon_lawrence @SBSOnDemand I’m watching the last few of the 10 episodes tonight. Despite the comments that have bee..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RC

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@jon_lawrence @SBSOnDemand Ten episodes. You’ve got about three weeks.

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While all this has been happening, I’ve been watching the last eps of Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” on @SBSOnDemand. pic.twitter.com/mCTsRu3DGZ

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encurtido Finally! The long awaited sequel to Luc Besson’s “The Professional.” pic.twitter.com/6OPXWOkxZ6

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JakeSaulwick Sydney Trains cancelling 36 ‘peak’ services tomorrow cos of staff shortages; have asked how many off-peak services..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…un

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I’ll highlight this point. The only reason there’s the concept of “baseload” is that coal- or oil-based steam takes..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…X8

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Scottludlam mansplain some painfully obsolete handwringing about ‘baseload’ if you want. its fine. we got this ☀️

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Scottludlam come at me with your tales of unicorn coal and imaginary gen iv reactors…

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Scottludlam it really is happening. coal and nukes hitting the wall at the same time, just as the solar century gathers pace ☀️ twitter.com/foe_us/status/…

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Well Craig Kelly is an ignorant wannabe powerful-man dipshit cunt. Of course he’s reading the prepared statement fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…g6

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@wolfcat Yeah Wikipedia indicates that it’s a critter of no concern. Lunch next Sunday then.

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand OK we’re ending it here. You’ve crossed over into InfoWars deranged conspiracy theory bulls..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RL

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand Have you actually watched the series? It actually showed that the Gulf of Tonkin incident w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xz

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@wolfcat I just think it might be good to roast. Are Wonga Pigeons threatened at all?

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand The entire point I’m making is that the Vietnam War was a shitshow beginning to end, and co..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yr

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand You know, I was about to say that dismissing all these personal stories of suffering, becau..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8q

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Wonga Pigeon, day four. Fat pigeon is still fat, because that’s the shape Wonga Pigeons are. pic.twitter.com/nKiriWyJLd

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand But yes, there’s still a big untold story of the CIA involvement in the heroin trade. Perso..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iy

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand Without addressing any of that, because this is not the best place for that, I think it’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Je

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Hey @SBSVICELAND will 17-hour version be up on @SBSOnDemand at some point?

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See folks, this is what Slow TV is about. I’m still annoyed I had work to do today. twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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@skwashd Another high-ranking broadcaster.

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@mektronik @SBSOnDemand You have specific criticisms of the series? I’m not a big fan of vague denigration.

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@MsLods @smurray38 @jpwarren @VTeagueAus And I’ll tell you about the media-only panel he was on that I covered.

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@MsLods @smurray38 @jpwarren @VTeagueAus Industry policy isn’t really Irvine patch.

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To cheer myself up, I’ve gone back to watching Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” on @SBSOnDemand. I’ve just started episode 7 of 10.

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@MsLods @smurray38 @jpwarren @VTeagueAus That, though deeply cynical, is another possibility.

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I’ve decided that that’s where I’ll leave the Digital Economy Strategy submissions for today. I’ll just sit back an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nw

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@smurray38 @MsLods @jpwarren @VTeagueAus It’s possible Irvine made a confidential submission, or already knew he’d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4j

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@trentyarwood @The_AiGroup This is one of the angles I’m thinking of writing about.

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@PollHereford As I noted in the very next tweet. ;)

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@jpwarren @MsLods Well I’ve only read those two, but I’m already thoroughly demoralised. I’ll scan through a few mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k5

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SwiftOnSecurity Furries confirmed degenerate twitter.com/loboloc0/statu…

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@ericscheid The huntsman has been sitting in the same spot since dawn, probably longer, so yes.

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“Tonight on ‘I’m an Instant Fucking Expert’, civil defence warning systems. I’m Dwayne Arsehat.”

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1KarenWyld Q: About that a*spol hashtag. Thoughts?

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@1KarenWyld I chose the last option. Also, I muted the hast tag aus pol on all Twitter clients two or three years a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lO

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KetanJ0 “As they swayed back and forth, the iPads affixed to the robot’s chests all read “Sign into Chrome.””

CES Was Ful..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ha

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@MsLods This surprises me not at all.

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jeamland I still don’t know why people are so worried about EMPs. pic.twitter.com/m6clkhlqSB

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So that was two submissions in a hour. Since I don’t have 70 hours to spare, I’ll take a break now, then figure out..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LF

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@The_AiGroup That’s all for @The_AiGroup’s submission. A reminder that all of today’s tweets are from submiss..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…o4

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@The_AiGroup It’s a pretty ordinary and non-insightful list of potential growth industries from @The_AiGroup, but I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xk

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@The_AiGroup Legit concerns from @The_AiGroup on the lack of law enforcement resources for cybercrime. I may well w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zJ

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@The_AiGroup Usual calls for copyright reform, tax reform, and — you guessed it! — more flexible employment practictwitter.com/i/web/status/9…Se9b

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@The_AiGroup Good point from @The_AiGroup on govt handling to new tech, drones as example. Agency (CASA) updates re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fg

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@The_AiGroup Interesting. @The_AiGroup reckons there’s more collaboration on innovation in Australia than we realis..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TG

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@The_AiGroup It’s the usual calls for better internets from @The_AiGroup. Less regulation, cheaper, better for busi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…U5

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@The_AiGroup Here’s @The_AiGroup’s bullet points on how the government can help with this skills stuff. Basically r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…G5

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@The_AiGroup Still, it’s probably a good thing that @The_AiGroup isn’t setting society’s vision for the future, right?

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@The_AiGroup Ah! @The_AiGroup reckons it’s the government’s job to set that vision. Oh, and to pay for all the educ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hD

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@The_AiGroup It’s a remarkably drab vision for the future from @The_AiGroup. Improve some bland overall KPIs, more..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TL

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Next, Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) @The_AiGroup. Their 24-page submission starts by dismissing the idea of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iJ

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@AusChamber Finally, @AusChamber wants STEM education to be more job-focussed, though they wrap that up in a bunch..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…t2

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@AusChamber Blockchain! Drink! “@AusChamber encourages the Australian Government to avoid creating barriers to
inno..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FS

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@AusChamber Se also my “Cyber cooperation leads to cybersecurity, so why won’t Australia cyber do it?” (3 May 2017)..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BU

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@AusChamber@AusChamber recommends increased collaboration between the public and private
sectors in the area of c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P8

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@AusChamber More data linkage at the federal level, says @AusChamber, but the barriers are “legislative restriction..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Su

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Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) @AusChamber kicks off by requesting more access to government da..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yO

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I will concentrate on the industry-body and larger-organisation submissions first, scanning them for interesting bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cy

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It’s possible that Apple did make a submission, but flagged it as confidential. Or possibly they don’t care what th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y7

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Sorry for the dreadfully formatted screenshots, but there doesn’t seem to be any other way to list the submissions…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…I4

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More that 160 submissions were received. 141 are published because not confidential. consult.industry.gov.au/portfolio-poli… Annoyi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sg

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The Digital Economy Consultation Paper was released on 19 Sep 1017 industry.gov.au/innovation/Dig… (PDF). The submissions a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7B

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Time to look at these submissions to Australia’s Digital Economy Strategy. industry.gov.au/innovation/Dig… In the style of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…I5

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pattymo Survey reflecting the full range of normal human feelings about brands pic.twitter.com/MlZt837lvC

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Sun plan: Slow start (done); read submissions to the Digital Economy Strategy, tweeting some highlights..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vA

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AngelaHanks *chef’s kiss* pic.twitter.com/E5HCwsoibJ

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spacecommunism actual state of young tories pic.twitter.com/vrPItG0S0h

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They’ll have to go back and start again. twitter.com/nazzer/status/…

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Now that I think about it, when the emergency evacuation alarm went off at Sydney’s Central Station, my reaction wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…za

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immolations fair play to pope leo xiii for being the face of cocaine infused wine pic.twitter.com/dHqgO8S0Jo

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NuclearAnthro This is what the President of the United States, who has almost unrestricted nuclear launch authority, was crazedly..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7Z

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@developerjack My sleep patterns have been deciding otherwise lately, and it’s really annoying.

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I have the sneaking suspicion that this would be my reaction too. Either that or start livestreaming. twitter.com/natehoIe/statu…

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ALERT. MAKING BREAKFAST. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

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For watchers of today who want more Slow TV, including the very first under that moniker, NRK’s “Bergensba..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gz

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For watchers of today who don’t know the origins of Slow TV. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@DrRhysPockett There’s a lot of things in the queue.

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@DrRhysPockett I haven’t even started yet, though it is in the queue.

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Sun plan, supplemental: The spiders will have to wait until tomorrow.

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Sun plan, draft: Slow start (in progress); read submissions to the Digital Economy Strategy, tweeting some highligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oZ

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LovelyCorrine *rubs hands together*
*puts another sexbot in the storage bunker*
Bring on the apocalypse twitter.com/ideas/status/9…

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@developerjack Well, there’s four species of spider, maybe five, but I want to make sure the huntsman doesn’t get damaged. It’s tricky.

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I should probably do something about all the spiders.

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ibogost I wrote about the Hawaii ballistic-missile false alarm, how the emergency alert systems work, and why they might be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rL

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This is how everyone should develop their software. twitter.com/BearNotesApp/s…

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@BearNotesApp @OaaSvc @jdub This is most reassuring, thank you. I’ll do some cross-species testing while I gather s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uo

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SydneyTom_ What? Roadkill? pic.twitter.com/FXj2XPHJut

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FiveFrogsBlog I think we should always respond to “virtue signalling” accusations by asking why they feel the need to do all that arsehole signalling.

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This is all true, but it also reminds me that I have to read a bunch of submissions today. twitter.com/Aust_Parliamen…

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DrFionaBisshop Here’s a handy guide to help deal with the removal of gender markers from Qld Drivers Licences (change implemented..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zy

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dandrezner That sound you hear is all the social scientists booking a trip to Honolulu ASAP because:
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@naamanzhou I had mixed thoughts about the facts. Interesting, and I learned stuff, but would I have preferred a mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…my

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Hey no fair! No nuking Hawaii overnight without telling me! pic.twitter.com/XdXSQf39zP

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@JustJimWillDo GODDAMIT YOU’VE REVEALED THE CODE.

Also very, very well played.

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USCPSC Please don’t eat laundry pods. Learn more ways to bit.ly/2CvLKY1 pic.twitter.com/WxJFmeO3Y7

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@naamanzhou That’s sounds like it would work a lot better, though I presume the adverts are more jarring?

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I decided I needed sleep more than I needed a train. I’ll tune in shortly. But THIS is dedication to be applauded…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wx

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Sunday. Five. One. Two. One. Seven. Sunday.

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