Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 1st, 2018

patbcaruana I covered an Abbott presser as a journo in 2014 and Peta Credlin was quite literally mouthing lines to Tone. Looks..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6v

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twhittyer I keep picking up the latest @THEMONTHLY just to stare at Neil Moore’s portrait of Dutton. pic.twitter.com/8ATGkR30oU

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One of the best explanations of cryptocurrency I’ve ever seen. twitter.com/icowid/status/…

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newsbanks It’s all happening over at news.com.au @newscomauHQ pic.twitter.com/d0p54EIdYt

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Reminder: Robots have been writing news stories for some years now. I can come and do a presentation on this if any..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Em

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@ckarmstrong I haven’t seen confirmation of that, but then I try not to spend too much time on the news bicycle.

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Gwyntaglaw Law & Order: Secure Furniture Unit

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@ScooterDMC Yep, they really know their cybers at @ncsc and I’m glad they’ve shown one of their best covert photos…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wx

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@Nawiehekatl @jpwarren @R_Chirgwin Anything that can’t be properly explained? Pelicans. It’s nearly always pelicans.

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@jpwarren @JustJimWillDo @R_Chirgwin Well she can act, for starters, which puts her way ahead.

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It IS cheese and @esa is part of the conspiracy. If it’s not cheese, then what did the Apollo astronauts even eat? twitter.com/esa/status/958…

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@farrm51 @abcnews Also, everyone who liked or retweeted that tweet is now on The List.

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@farrm51 @abcnews I wasn’t going to go that far. They know where to find me. twitter.com/Rashas_Mo/stat…

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Earlier @farrm51 referred to an “ASIO swoop”. Might I suggest that the bloke on the left hasn’t swooped in quite a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yH

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@jpwarren @R_Chirgwin What if the filing cabinets are really pelicans?

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@R_Chirgwin Two filing cabinets full, Richard. Arithmetic casts doubts on your proposal.

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“The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don’t become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nJ

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wolfcat The new Enid Blyton is quite juicy twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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ladyhana from the “only in Australia” file. This is a large adult Red Back, trapping and killing a juvenile Eastern Brown Sn..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QV

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RobGMacfarlane Word of the day: “Imbolc” - in the Celtic calendar, the midpoint between winter solstice & spring equinox, marking..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mU

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joshgnosis That expression. pic.twitter.com/dSxYdHVln8

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@R_Chirgwin That’s a lot of documents to deal with overnight.

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@oberonsghost That’s not a bad trick. She was a wise woman. Though in this case it doesn’t work.

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“In today’s episode of “Arsehat Birds of Australia’…” twitter.com/abcbrisbane/st…

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Back when I wrote sentences I verbs in them. twitter.com/australian/sta…

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wolfcat Worst Matrix Revolutions reboot ever. pic.twitter.com/vxIDiNHV8N

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@oberonsghost I was really, really hoping you were joking there.

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What wonders did the Australian government bring us this afternoon?

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Well that nap sort of helped. Sort of.

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Muireann_Irish I was asked to speak at an event on “what it’s like to be a woman in science”. In the spirit of transparency, I tel..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kZ

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Hey check this, @TrainLinkWest. This looks much better than what we have here. twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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Tony_Burke So I noticed this tweet from @cpyne when I was between Kingsgrove and Beverly Hills Stations. I never realised publ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cv

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@jpwarren I’m a professional. Don’t try this at home.

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@jpwarren Really. I wanted to capture the poetry.

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He also foreseed that we’d all have 25Mbps by now. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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QUTmedia ICYMI: of giant octopus emerging from @QUTBusiness’ riverside building ahead of its..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…I8

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CrimeADay 21 USC §352, 333 & 21 CFR §350.50(b)(3) make it a federal crime to sell antiperspirant that “lasts all day” unless..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s2

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“Mother of disabled man found encased in concrete sues group home, authorities” cbsnews.com/news/mother-of…

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@DavidFeng @rajtoday @piccadilly_west I hope you’re enjoying your error-free harmonious travelling.

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@AlisterAir You can also use it to predict hurricanes.

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farrm51 Stop calling a midnight ASIO swoop a raid. It was an “arrangement”. news.com.au/national/polit…

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@djackmanson @johnb78 Gilles would have been my other guess. Clarke did write for Gilles, so there you go.

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@johnb78 Was ” Painters and Doctors Union” a John Clarke thing?

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The Painters and Doctors Union hates the idea of people being in control of their own health. @johnb78 twitter.com/YaThinkN/statu…

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@ShaneBryan_IT Yep, it’s easy to collect and is easy to explain, though there’s so many holes in the logic that it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…M5

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joshgnosis Good to see Andrew has recovered from his fall. pic.twitter.com/Dy7yemcYyq

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@MyDickerson Lovely. I’ve been meaning to write up my objections in more detail, because they’re based on an “analysis” of the logic of NPS.

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It is time for me to do something with this chicken.

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GordyPls Accidentally caught the woman next to me’s Google search on the train and then deliberately side-eyed the rest.

I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zv

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Listening to the new @RatlSecurity podcast, The “State of the ” Edition pca.st/Vrvu

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davidfrum Never start a leak war against the FBI twitter.com/MarshallCohen/…

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We are all helpful on social media. twitter.com/lanesainty/sta…

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“VicRoads to fill identity theft pothole eventually” (31 Jan) zdnet.com/article/vicroa… I reckon @abcnews..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8i

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“Meltdown-Spectre amplifies call for new hardware-software contract” (29 Jan) zdnet.com/article/meltdo…

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“Meltdown and Spectre response hampered by ‘exclusive club’ secrecy” (25 Jan) zdnet.com/article/meltdo…

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“How Australia’s government-by-parrot is flying backward on drones” (19 Jan) zdnet.com/article/how-au…

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“Business must tone down its lust for big data” (15 Jan) zdnet.com/article/busine…

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And now, for your lunchtime reading, some of the rubbish I’ve written recently…

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Stonekettle Easy:

Democrats drive a Prius with a bike rake on the back

Republicans drive Hummers fueled by the rendered fat..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xo

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Here’s a reading of the ABS report on the Same-Sex Marriage postal survey by @lanesainty, which I’m following in th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SS

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ginarush how puberty goes for rich kids pic.twitter.com/eetcELFlE4

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ROUTINE REMINDER: Net Promoter Score (NPS) is garbage and if your organisation uses it then it is garbage and if yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TZ

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junkee Dumbledore must fuck junkee.com/fantastic-beas…

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MalwareJake Tide pods vs. systemd… pic.twitter.com/LIXumNQGJ7

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Colgo Airbnb goes from being a unicorn to believing in unicorns businessinsider.com.au/airbnb-ceo-bri… pic.twitter.com/y4GlWSdmcB

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joshgnosis Turnbull passed the pub test… by knowing John Howard’s middle name. pic.twitter.com/9ip7B7afl4

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creduce Your code was delicious. twitter.com/science_dot/st…

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badass_w a 16-year-old girl became the youngest person to complete a 600km trek to the North Pole, the South Pole and Greenl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…aV

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@BobbyChesney @NSLpodcast It’s a beautiful concept. My hat is off to you, Sir!

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@NSLpodcast I’m liking @BobbyChesney’s comment that we’re living through “an anti-Truman Show” and 2018 is the year..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2V

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Listening to the latest @NSLpodcast “The State of the Uniom Is…ExStravagant!pca.st/3ToSsJ Recorded befotwitter.com/i/web/status/9…0I3V

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@OaaSvc What I’m REALLY hoping is that it’s “Filing cabinets out, Bookshelves in”.

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BrendanNyhan Beyond parody. twitter.com/davidmdrucker/…

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A certain amount of data wrangling is now in progress.

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Inbox: 14747 messages, 2123 unread.
Sent: 10159 messages.

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DDsD Looking for scam ICOs to shill for. HMU.

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Stand back! Major Sookage in progress. twitter.com/MrKRudd/status…

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LingSocAm Check out LSA member Ben Zimmer’s piece for Language Log on the productive -ass suffix! It’s full of linguistic-ass..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xm

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albericie In all the commentary about @CommBank new CEO, why has no one asked how on earth Matt Comyn will juggle such a big..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TD

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I’m waiting for the client to finish some other bits, which is why I am still shit-posting on this web site.

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@darkhorse166 Oh so true. Also, MVP is just a fancy way of saying “half-arsed”.

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Descending into the IMAP realm. I may be some time.

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Pro Tip: When someone approaches you talking about “startup businesses” rather than “new businesses”, check your wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Mg

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GordyPls “What’s your last name?”
“Nguyen”
“Oh where are you from?”

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NicholasFryer Is your child texting tedious old memes? Know the signs:

BRB: Bloody rehashed bullshit
IRL: It’s really lame
YOLO..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tJ

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Aiannucci Trivial fact: it’s 2018 twitter.com/francismegahy/…

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If only the financial services sector knew of some way to access money.

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The “reasons that are not entirely clear” are pretty damn clear to anyone outside the fintech bubble.

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“Australia’s fintech industry” sulks because it’s special, highlights how oblivious it is to what else is happening..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hd

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LeakyCabinet Oh, *now* you’re concerned with my safety? pic.twitter.com/aVFArogrGr

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SharSaysSo Crazy ass story.
•Self employed carpenter.
•Uninsured & Couldn’t afford to go to the doctor.
•Wins $.
•Goes to d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…u3

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dannolan this guy’s GP must love him pic.twitter.com/J79L59d4u3

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@1stLeighton You’re not the first to ponder that. If that ends up being the true story, my schadenfreude gland will burst.

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jimwaterson BuzzFeed publishes more leaks from secret government analysis: Civil service economists believe reduced immigration..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oh

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Thu plan: Slow start (done); 1000 sort out someone’s IMAP mess, again; remainder TBA, depending on the peregrinatio..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6K

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Has it been confirmed that the filing cabinets came from the Attorney-General’s office, as Sky was saying yesterday?

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How many filing cabinets can you fit into a GoGet car?

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I hope @BuzzFeedOz or @crikey_news or someone is compiling a list of filing cabinet headlines from around the world.

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EnglishRussia1 You are downloading COMMUNISM pic.twitter.com/mjsguJipec

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juhasaarinen Must get that Outbrain filtering working. pic.twitter.com/aFPB6tKCDg

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BrashsAustralia Are filing cabinets making life hard for you? Rush in to your nearest Brashs store then to get a new home computer..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HO

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@dobes You know, @dobes, some cafe will soon use drawers like this with a lottery arrangement to choose your breakf..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P7

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“Australian government cannot handle its own data securely, why give it yours?” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/austra…

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GordyPls Government says the cabinet files will push a move to paperless operations. They’ve lost one filing cabinet and how..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oR

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Odds on someone tries this scam in Australia too. twitter.com/netsafeNZ/stat…

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CaseyBriggs Peta Credlin: twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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RationalWiki that @jack is a bitcoiner explains quite a lot about Twitter twitter.com/jack/status/95…

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joshgnosis *checks in on US politics* pic.twitter.com/otjNQMahaO

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“Armed with safes”! What next? The AFP armed with cartoon anvils and Acme-brand trampolines? twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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hroethgar 1. IP Addresses are not identity.
2. Static IP addresses are not a reliable security identifier.
3. We’re not going..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iL

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Thu plan, rough draft: Slow start (in progress, nearly); 1000 deal with IMAP chaos (not mine); remainder TBA, depen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Py

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Caiwrote This whole story is pretty big exactly why I favour the term “information security” over the new, trendier “cyber s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3q

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glengyron Leaving hundreds of middle aged juggalos to solicit on the streets. twitter.com/australian/sta…

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AuSenate The Environment and Communications Legislation Committee is holding a public hearing in Tullamarine, Victoria into..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DZ

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@NewtonMark ASIOS sound like some sort of high fibre breakfast cereal.

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NewtonMark I’m glad Shorten said, “The Government’s on top of national security,” on a comedy program. twitter.com/p_hannam/statu…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “VicRoads to fill identity theft pothole eventually” zdnet.com/article/vicroa…

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Thursday. Shave the melons. Thursday.

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