Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 13th, 2018

I am definitely going away now. If you’re still short of things to read then here’s a thread with things in it. Goo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…X1

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tacticalmaid Tonight on Gardening Australia, we make a communal bong with a shipping container

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@outsh1ned Thanks. My editorial team is terrible.

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MooseAllain In Pink Floyd’s Another Brick In The Wall I’ve never understood the line “No ducks orgasm in the classroom”.

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Hey @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p these people are Australians and now I am ashamed. twitter.com/davidgerard/st…

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There’s still a couple stories to come from my Canberra sojourn and they’ll appear Mon and Tue. This is what happen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…f5

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“It’s time for cyber weather and traffic bulletins” zdnet.com/article/its-ti…

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“Caught short by NotPetya, Australia to establish 24/7 ‘cyber newsroom’” zdnet.com/article/caught…

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“Blaming Russia for NotPetya was coordinated diplomatic action” zdnet.com/article/blamin…

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“Technical solutions won’t stop the real threats to elections” zdnet.com/article/techni…

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“ASD to review Australia’s cybersecurity and ‘drive out known problems’” zdnet.com/article/asd-to…

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“Cyber Dam Busters could give Australia’s military an asymmetric edge” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…

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Right. I’m gonna spam you with the links to my stuff from this week, and then nick off. Here we go…

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Attention! Attention! New @JonathanPieNews “Tory Idiocy” youtube.com/watch?v=seyiYS…

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_surlymermaid_ Never has anything so perfectly captured my aesthetic pic.twitter.com/wMucefiRUX

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@mogadeet I might be on the Sunshine Coast for a few days next month. But perhaps not.

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“Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook apology is the linguistic equivalent of ‘shit happens’” inkl.com/a/qQkALEUmAqa

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This tweet deserves a MUCH wider readership. twitter.com/reillystyley/s…

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“Comey book likens Trump to mafia boss ‘untethered to truth’” via @guardian inkl.com/a/BrpEGmfZAEx

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@jpwarren @AllieLia Agreed. This deserves more of my thanks and praise than a mere retweet.

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Dear America, a reminder that Australia has @roweafr and we know how to use him. twitter.com/roweafr/status…

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AllieLia A woman is sitting at her deceased husband’s funeral. A man leans in to her and asks, “Do you mind if I say a word?..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…EC

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purserj The monorail song but for blockchain

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reillystyley Friday idea: Write a legal drama about a dolphin lawyer called “Habeas Porpoise”
🐬💼

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Pinboard You can’t afford *not* to buy an always-on remote home surveillance device twitter.com/madebygoogle/s…

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@EponyMowse Correct. I just popped in for a salads and a glass of wine.

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@mogadeet I tend to behave myself in Canberra because They know where I live.

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@aleeb88 I like both kinds of anchovies, but white anchovies are gorgeous in a salad.

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@suzannemcghie Thanks, and yes, a quick sneaky phone photo while they were distracted taking their own.

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I have left the Princesses to their own devices.

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This is why we can’t have nice things. pic.twitter.com/EPIapQfF1w

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SwiftOnSecurity The only reason Apple still has computer customers is because developers realized they could develop for Linux with..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ZH

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“My God! It’s full of public servants!”

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I’m not racist, but I really like white anchovies.

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jpwarren Stupid fucking fence is still fucking stupid. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@jodiem I just had a quick zoom through, and didn’t think to inspect the building qua building. (Yes, I used the word “qua”.)

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NetflixANZ Oh I *thought* your favourite episode would be San Junipero..pic.twitter.com/MSAWwOhEfufu

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@ExpertOracle Thanks, though I’m on the other side of the lake, and have found a suitable spot for now. Cheers.

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@jodiem Just quietly, I spent a little time in the basement today. Fascinating.

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By “cheap wind out of South Australia”, does he mean Nick Xenophon? twitter.com/evcricket/stat…

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Wondering what to do this evening. Since I forgot to have lunch, I might just have a quick meal near my hotel and then have a quiet night.

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s_bridges Nothing warms the heart quite like journalists discussing the impact air strikes on Syria might have on The Markets.

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RichardMBaines Interesting. Tasmania’s Department of Premier & Cabinet has blocked the release of an email chain between..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…d9

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AnnaGHughes My friends, expecting a beautiful high resolution image taken by a professional astrophotographer: So Anna, what do..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…84

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “It’s time for cyber weather and traffic bulletins” zdnet.com/article/its-ti…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “​Caught short by NotPetya, Australia to establish 24/7 ‘cyber newsroom’” zdnet.com/article/caught…

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oberonsghost The memes have started. twitter.com/jothornely/sta…

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Fri plan, updated: 0630 @abcsydney; write for @zdnetaustralia x 2 (all done); 1400 SEKRIT editorial meeting via pho..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kq

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JamColley If you’re taking a quiz on the ABC to find out which class you belong to I reckon you can guess

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Second story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains cyber scams and a mention of Moonee Ponds.

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NicholasFryer @FnordNelson And damask and denim both come from Dapto. Not many people know that.

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FnordNelson @NicholasFryer Muslin comes from Mosul… while we’re on a fabric roll…

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NicholasFryer Things I probably should have worked out years ago but which only struck me today as a flabbergasting realisation #..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xc

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deemadigan So apart from the fact the new rail timetable sucks, the light rail is way over budget, the schools are overcrowded..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mj

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mlawless9 Baltimore: where providing basic services to poor, black neighborhoods is an “experiment” twitter.com/baltimoresun/s…

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joshgnosis Just going to place this on Twitter. *runs away* pic.twitter.com/WD8YWuh3Br

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PatBlanchfield is there a word for post-pee-tape-revelation melancholy

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matthew_d_green Just a reminder that there is no “email”. There is Gmail, and a few other domains that Google reluctantly agrees to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…g1

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“… so that’s called a pirouette. Another word that you may not know comes from the mid-17th century is…” twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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oberonsghost As that great philosopher, Kamahl once said: Why are people so unkind? twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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GreenJ ‘No really. All the way to the election.’ twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@FarrellPF @lanesainty And here’s all of the documents. This won’t be happy stuff. twitter.com/FarrellPF/stat…

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ndrew_lawrence I swear to God this is not photoshopped and is actually happening on a news network right now pic.twitter.com/yONfoqVoas

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Rob_Stott After you’ve done the ABC quiz, please try this incredibly hard 2015 quiz by @alex_c_lee buzzfeed.com/alexlee/how-ma…

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@CptHollingworth I would never make fun of anything you were involved with.

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@munin A very hilarious kind, it would seem. And now the FBI has the tapes. Probably.

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GuardianAus : Without public announcement or debate, the Coalition last month doubled the financial requirement for f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jz

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! HAHAHA! HAHAHAHAHA! HAHAHAHA! [Deep breath] HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! HAHA! HAHAHAHA! HAHAHAHA! twitter.com/justinjm1/stat…

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@rohan_p Oh yeah, I’d forgotten that bit. I haven’t been in that courtroom for ages.

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@rohan_p Mate, if you’re just sitting about in a nice, comfy courtroom watching videos all day, you can’t whinge about the rest of it.

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains serious crime and a cyber landscape.

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VirtualTal Those bullets are just 😘👌 twitter.com/scotteweinberg…

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Nice line here from a Village Roadshow lawyer in the Federal Court just now. twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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GuardianAus ’s mascot is a stockbroker on meth at the beach. Cartoon by @firstdogonmoon trib.al/HTdsBYU pic.twitter.com/RwAVnVmPuo

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dtsmith_sydney “You have the tastes of a 40-59 year old man with a postgraduate education, but the fact that you watched and liked..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wE

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NewsLordTM Reporter to ND: “You’re old. How do you use this fax machine?”
@OHnewsroom

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greg_jenner Idea for a movie: PACIFIC RIMBAUD

Young French poets must do lyrical battle with giant monsters to save humanity…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jA

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best_in_dumbest We put the “Gin”
Back in “Hugging” pic.twitter.com/2hHf8r2Hgh

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@danieljbaird @littlenational I’ve stayed here a few times before. It’s a good choice. Now, no one else stay here,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…i4

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@rgmerk By the letter of the law, yes. See this thread. twitter.com/KimGould/statu…

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@KimGould @GrogsGamut These are the kinds of things I discussed with the consular officer. She was smart, she got i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jV

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intelwire Americans Are Surprised Domestic Terrorism Isn’t A Federal Crime. Most Think It Should Be. huffingtonpost.com/entry/domestic…

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“[AU] Defence backs extra security for PROTECTED Azure cloud use” by @rycrozier itnews.com.au/news/defence-b… Further com..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…GC

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One thing I love about the @littlenational hotel is its working space called The Library. That’s DFAT in the backgr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jZ

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@davidgerard @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p Interesting. I think people forget, sometimes, that Islam is a living reli..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5i

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Best wishes to everyone at @BSidesCbr . I can’t make it, but I hope you all have a lovely day.

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I’m sure one of my Muslim friends could confirm that Bitcoin is halal? Whether it can be “declared” same, given tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9L

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The cafe where I’m having a quick breakfast is half-way between @dfat and @ANAO_Australia, and it’s a lovely anthropological experience.

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normative Historians always gloss over the Gestapo’s habit of seeking particularized probable cause warrants from a neutral m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3a

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SatPaper To celebrate our first 200 issues, we are offering a special price for new and gift subscriptions. Subscribe to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BE

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“These Australian Military Officers Were Accused Of Using Facebook And Snapchat To Sexualise And Degrade Female Off..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…47

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NewtonMark If this became commercial viable (it won’t) it would mean Japan would be buying the energy content from the coal, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…85

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henriktudborg @iGeorgio @SwiftOnSecurity This would explain why my Bluetooth mouse drops out periodically, but only at my home desk.

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iGeorgio @SwiftOnSecurity want to hear a funny story? the usb-c cable of my dock literally jams 2.4ghz wifi because usb 3 us..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nt

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danluu It’s interesting to see how “algorithm” has become a bogeyman among people who write about tech, even people who te..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…D4

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@KimGould @GrogsGamut Yep, this consular office was remarkably open about how she was issuing and annotating my vis..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UI

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@expectproblems Other people’s stereotypes, eh? Sigh.

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@expectproblems To be fair, you’re a bit of an edge case.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The questionnaire is very quick. The long stuff at the bottom is the analysis of you, and the news story.

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NCSC Do you know your honeypot from your hacker? Download our cyber glossary now! ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/down… pic.twitter.com/bRUeJ7BqHi

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TheOnion Entitled Deadbeat Finally Breaks Out Of 20-Year Cycle Of Government Dependency trib.al/AsbJz1M pic.twitter.com/PWicdWLB72

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This thread from earlier this morning has my Canberra-related stories so far this week. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@riskybusiness @ingating Heh. Us weird people are gonna screw with their data models.

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doctorow “To the guy who’s got a girl in every city: Delta will fly you there at 50% off.” - Delta Airlines ad, 1973..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8s

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RHT_ebooks Spotify is recommending The Whitlams as “similar to Peter Combe” and Gen X will be worse etc etc

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I really want to see how @SnarkyPlatypus goes in this. “What your habits reveal about social class”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…d5

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Transport minister says the new Sydney light rail line is not a turkey. Correct. This is a turkey. Toot toot! pic.twitter.com/GL4IIvX3Ly

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johnb78 No they don’t pic.twitter.com/ogRB0Yxs13

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matthew_d_green At a community meeting and wondering if the signs could be more specific. pic.twitter.com/o03nePckBH

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JackTindale Credit to the Wikipedia editor who took the time out to write up a proper info-box for the by-election from that ep..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SK

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@CharlesPlowdog That’s reassuring. I know swimming and athletics have good regional followings. Surprised the shoot..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cY

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@CARROT_app @VonBitchPants This is interesting news, and I know that many people will be please if you are not lying to us.

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@MatthewBevan I have no idea who those people are, but I understand the point.

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That consular officer’s personal opinion was that US immigration law needs updating to reflect, in my case, how the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7z

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This commentary on the US B1/B2 visa is all true, afaik. I’ve spoken at length with a US consular officer about the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…PW

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@evcricket And I’m more than happy for sports players and their fans to enjoy their pastime.

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@MatthewBevan I don’t hear anyone talking about it, either at events or in the pub or whatever, but then I’m such a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FM

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@MatthewBevan Do you guys get much audience response?

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dr_nic Best quote from this article? “It could be a sex thing.” twitter.com/cnni/status/98…

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Does anyone actually care about the Commonwealth Games?

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@dj2mn @abcsydney I could put on a thick Glasgow accent perhaps?

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@dj2mn @abcsydney Thanks. They know me too well on that program, though, which is dangerous.

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@Headwellred @abcsydney Sydney traffic is always hilarious. One pile-up, traffic is backed up for 8km. And it’s not even 7am yet.

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@abcsydney And the radio spot is done. They’ll have a recording up later. I reckon, so I’ll link to that in due cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Lc

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@abcsydney On hold for @abcsydney. I”m on after the weather and traffic report.

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I’m talking about the risks of dodgy VPNs on @abcsydney after the 0630 AEST news. abc.net.au/radio/sydney/l… or on the ABC Listen app.

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I’ve got some more stories from @ACSCConference in the pipeline. Which ones eventually appear is still subject to editorial wisdom.

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Earlier in the week, from an @ASPI_ICPC report: “Cyber Dam Busters could give Australia’s military an asymmetric ed..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…JA

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“Blaming Russia for NotPetya was coordinated diplomatic action” zdnet.com/article/blamin…

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“Technical solutions won’t stop the real threats to elections” (from an @ASPI_org panel, not @ACSCConference) zdnet.com/article/techni…

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“ASD to review Australia’s cybersecurity and ‘drive out known problems’” zdnet.com/article/asd-to…

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I’ve been at the @ACSCConference in Canberra this week. Here’s the three stories I’ve written so far…

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Fri plan, draft: 0630 @abcsydney; revert to slow start; write for @zdnetaustralia; 1400 SEKRIT editorial meeting; f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…H7

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asadabukhalil An Egyptian journalist made this. It says in Arabic: Zuckerberg asks: Do you want users’ data? Muhammad bin Salman..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XE

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It’s still well before dawn, but @CARROT_app has got Canberra’s weather under control. Hurrah! pic.twitter.com/tX0DPrPH5v

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Friday. The bumpy bits are mostly harmless, but beware or the celery. Friday.

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