Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 21st, 2018

This is a sentence I did not expect to read today. twitter.com/mondomascots/s…

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Goddamit I want to buy all of these records. twitter.com/Scarfolk/statu…

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Actually I shouldn’t joke. The new strains of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea are going to fuck people up. So to sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hm

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@Boeufblogginon @oberonsghost Wow. I am genuinely surprised that it’s still a thing.

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Lame superheroes #58: Super-Gonorrhoea Man. twitter.com/WhoresofYore/s…

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tommorris Competing to burn energy faster than each other to inefficiently reimplement something that already works okay to f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kg

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@Boeufblogginon I’ve no idea. Seeing it advertised on that bus triggered some very vague early childhood memories…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0I

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@jxeeno I’m glad to be based in Ashfield for the next few weeks. It makes a lot more sense.

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More to the point, who here remembers Ty-Phoo Tea? twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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bryceroney They haven’t seen @AntonyGreenABC twitter.com/mashable/statu…

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@jxeeno Chatswood can be very confusing sometimes.

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@macleanbrendan To be fair, Brendan, you’re at least C-Grade.

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@Kylez1967 @AtheistRepublic I think they mean that any one will do the trick.

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tommorris Cryptocurrency for porn: finally testing out the question of “why would people who don’t pay for a commodity do so..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2z

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FXMC1957 PHOTO OF THE DAY: Two Daleks trying to board a London bus in the 1960s pic.twitter.com/955fINeiRi

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PPantsdown Australian sex workers were blindsided recently by FBI’s seizure of Backpage/Cracker, the main classified ad locati..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…m8

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smithkyren31299 This is what it’s like being a black man in America. This brother is getting his license, registration and insuranc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F9

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AtheistRepublic This is going to be lit! pic.twitter.com/TUnZVL1oew

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@JoeUchill Hi Joe, I’m Stilgherrian. Stil for short is fine.

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_youhadonejob1 Maybe because it’s a landline. pic.twitter.com/g6hH7NmI5V

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expectproblems ICYMI, Satellite Reign is free on Humble for the next 9 and a bit hours. humblebundle.com/store/satellit…

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evansiegfried I submit into evidence exhibit # 3,925 that Jacob Wohl has the intellectual capacity of a potato pic.twitter.com/sfeZ0FRwSt

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@stevelord @historylvrsclub It’s even nicer when the phone’s camera lens isn’t so smudged.

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@stevelord @historylvrsclub Yep, in Sydney’s inner west right now, having a quiet drinks as dusk falls.

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@stevelord @historylvrsclub Oh it’s certainly pretty. I just get annoyed with it being presented as reality. Anyway..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wk

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And in a very real sense, who is anyone?

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@TheCalebBond @macleanbrendan If only there were some way to find out these things, eh?

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@kcarruthers @FionaWiller So, like from here to the bar. Awesome.

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@historylvrsclub @stevelord This photo has been debunked as rubbish so many times — well, as a piece of art — and ytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…nWdV

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AndrewKirell Normal for prez to skip ex-first lady funeral, as Trump just announced he’s doing. But, gee, these people sure have..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cv

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@je_au @garthk Heh. Yeah, it takes like a couple minutes over a cup of tea or a gin at the end of the day, and requ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…22

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@macleanbrendan @TheCalebBond Wow. There goes any urge to try and score a root tonight.

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@_midofo_ True, true… I don’t know whether my irrits at middle-class whiteys gushing over how wonderful PoC are a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ci

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@macleanbrendan I’m sorry, but no one outside Adelaide is allowed to use the adjective “heaps” because “heaps good”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AE

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@_midofo_ I mean, I say all this as a middle-aged white male.

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@_midofo_ Is Food Safari one of those programs where a white person gushes in awe that PoC can make interesting foo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KA

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@oberonsghost But hilarious if you do throw that into the mix.

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@garthk @je_au I know it’s probably only a couple lines of code, but I don’t do this shit any more.

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@garthk @je_au Yeah if I’m going to fuck around with building shit I might as well go straight to the road-tracer thingy.

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@NigelBell19 I’m not up to that part yet. Not by a long shot.

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Don’t let these people fool you. The black swamp-stinkers are terrible animals. twitter.com/diva_ex_machin…

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@_midofo_ OK, so 1. I can cope with ukulele in its proper environment, and 2. I love that the entire mod is wanderi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xw

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@NigelBell19 I normally record around 2pm. Does that work?

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@paulwallbank Is your match just about to start? I’m not far away, in Portugaltown.

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JohnJohnsonson Reminder that the @FinancialReview campaigned for years against a bank royal commission. Your free press controlled..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…50

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@_midofo_ Is there a “not” missing from that somewhere?

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Hey Brisbane, is there any reason why I shouldn’t record a Public House Forum podcast in your town on Sat 2 Jun? Be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mZ

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Hey @_midofo_ this is beautiful, thanks for showing me some snippets from your patch. I just come and visit some ti..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dY

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@rgmerk @expectproblems @jpwarren @drspacejunk We can certainly go there. Given that we had nuclear shit in series..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ku

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@je_au @garthk That’s VERY impressive. Can I be arsed writing something to call their API though? (If I get myself..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nv

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LynneMcCarthy Apparently there’s a 3rd option between buried and cremation. pic.twitter.com/5Oz17cgpQH

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@je_au @garthk Heh. This is like alt-J lyrics:

<extrude>true</extrude>
<tessellate>true</tessellate>

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@je_au @garthk This is cut down to 125 points and maximum simplification, but it’s still a bit wiggly. Meh. It does..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zC

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@je_au @garthk Yeah this seems to do the job. This cuts it down to 300 points and moderate smoothing, but I can giv..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vG

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@je_au @garthk Looks like this site is the tool for the job, though.

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@je_au @garthk Yeah it’s not too late in the day yet, and I can managed to follow the paths. Thanks. Manually editi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rf

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@rgmerk @expectproblems @jpwarren @drspacejunk This is an excellent idea. I’ll pass it on to Shelley Birse, but I d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ke

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@je_au @garthk Actually I’d love a smoothing algorithm for that. There’s way too many data points for my needs.

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Packet grapes and supermarket dips? Really? twitter.com/tommarmstrong/…

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@je_au Well, @je_au @garthk, this is exactly what I want, thank you. I can even strip the times out of the GPX file..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0O

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@aspientiae OK, I’m there! Now I just need to find a Finn-friendly accomplice.

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Entering Portugaltown.

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“Chinese consumers snap up 80,000 durians after Alibaba signs 3 billion yuan food deal with Thai government” from..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bO

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“Americans want tougher rules for big tech amid privacy scandals, poll finds” from @guardian inkl.com/a/xJBbWPTyZQd

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shibacentraI before you proceed, you must answer our riddles pic.twitter.com/ccQfvs1c1P

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I wonder, @abcnews, whether which room he was using is all that relevant, except to continue using a really tedious..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…o2

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“‘I own you’: UK teen [Kane Gamble] jailed for two years for hacking CIA chief’s phone from his bedroom”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gO

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“Swaziland King changes country’s name overnight” abc.net.au/news/2018-04-2… pic.twitter.com/gT23pRK1qc

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@BXGD I’ve deleted it. There’s enough real ways to critique racism in America without having to make them up.

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@BXGD This is also true. Now I have a dilemma. Delete the tweet because it’s poor, or leave it as testimony to my stupidity.

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@BXGD I know, but it’s the weekend so it’s all weekend quality.

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@JustinianNews @SatPaper Also pleased that @JustinianNews refers to a certain government minister as “Bonito Dutton”.

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matt_cam BREAKING: Trump DHS has formally directed Citizenship and Immigration Services to remove all instances of “thank yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dn

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Drunk old men carrying concealed weapons. The joys of being white in America. Sigh.

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Yeah this is, as the cool kids say, a thread. twitter.com/Infamousjohn/s…

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HerbCarmen Because the other four were on @CNN pretending they know something about diplomatic strategy and North Korea. twitter.com/infamousjohn/s…

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@Retrovertigo You’re thinking of Wham. That was the duo with the Polish guy.

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@munin It’ll be the former, kinda. The various community clubs can be wonderful places to eat and drink. I remember..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BE

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Is the Polish Club as dangerous as I imagine/hope it to be?

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@mektronik @MichaelWestBiz @SatPaper @SnarkyPlatypus The system also has to work with the fact that we’re all cretins, too.

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reaghanhunt thats because you’re 14 years old twitter.com/markantro/stat…

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@MichaelWestBiz @SatPaper @SnarkyPlatypus What astounds me is how such small campaign donations can influence polit..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bw

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@natfran2012 Thanks. I think it’ll be lazier than it sounded in the plan.

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Most hackers’ idea of an “interactive project”. pic.twitter.com/2SSIXycVq2

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@garthk I find it interesting that even though I’m on iOS, I didn’t even think of seeing what functionality Apple Maps could offer. Telling.

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Sat plan: Slow start (done); pho (very soon); a day of interleaved walking and reading, to de-stress (includes erra..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5a

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@je_au That’s OK. I’m only mapping for amusement, for want of a better word, not fitness, so I can start and stop t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…62

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@jpwarren It’s going rather well, thank you. I’ll have to fill you in at some point soon.

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meredithcmiles Did you know that Syrrhaptes sandgrouse have ditched the typical bird foot and traded it for a paw? pic.twitter.com/dc7bZV7Cl4

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@jpwarren I’ll bear that in mind next time I’m serving in the military and get transferred to a SEKRIT location.

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Several people have mentioned Strava, and this set of features would appear to match my needs. Installing into the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Oa

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@garthk This would appear to counter your information. twitter.com/je_au/status/9…

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@JustJimWillDo It’s only a problem if I honk illegally.

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@garthk I guess so, if that gives me data in a form that I can stick into My Maps in Google Maps.

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I’m in no rush. I don’t need real-time display, but I would prefer detailed mapping, down to which street corners I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zh

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Also, I am an idiot. Why am I worried about privacy if my end goal is actually to stick the resulting map on the in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nC

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I suppose it doesn’t have to be a KML file.

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Dear iOS Users, does Google Maps do a sufficiently fine-grained job of mapping walks like this — these paths were c.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bXy

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems @jpwarren @drspacejunk Is Monash still as adventure as it used to be, though? I see men..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…H6

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NewtonMark NBNco’s website claims 99.9% availability. Which is about 44 minutes of downtime per month, significantly worse tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P3

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crikey_news [FREE] Alan Jones and Mark Latham launched their new book this week at an Indian restaurant to the confusion of din..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wl

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@jpwarren @expectproblems @drspacejunk REMINDER: “Fire Across the Desert: Woomera and the Anglo-Australian Joint Pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F5

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@jpwarren @expectproblems @drspacejunk Sadly the old locomotive at Victor Harbour has long since fallen apart to th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ti

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@jpwarren @expectproblems @drspacejunk Trains are OK if they’re an actual preserved steam locomotive, but even then..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oI

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@semibogan If you feel conflicted you’re doing it right.

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@expectproblems @jpwarren @drspacejunk This could be part of the premise for an excellent movie. Old Space Age kids..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yB

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semibogan It’s probably be that I read this as “incest”. I’ve been on the internet too long twitter.com/_selfwealth/st…

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@RadioFreeTom I get the feeling that people who whine “You try telling your children X” have never actually tried t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vr

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@jpwarren I’m so very pleased that @drspacejunk and I could bring you this moment of joy.

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nuthaven (If anyone is negatively impacted by my decision to remove this undocumented feature that named has had since 1999,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Lq

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nuthaven Let’s see, at 10 zone updates per second, that would be… 12 years before you ran out of version numbers?

Yeah, c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yR

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nuthaven Hm, I guess BIND doesn’t *really* need to have an undocumented parallel implementation of the database to support m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6V

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@jeamland What’s really depressing is that I can mostly figure out what that does.

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@Patrickavenell Correlation is not causation. Unless…

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@jeamland You do and you clean it up yourself.

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NewtonMark Mars doesn’t have a government. When they arrive, they can form one, and set new limits to make their exposure lega..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…co

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I’ve written quite a bit for @zdnetaustralia recently. Here’s a thread with all the other yarns. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Cyber fraudsters now stealing millions in single transactions” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…

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@stufromoz Pho 234. The one on the north side is dreadful.

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Thank you. However they were done at an easy pace, and there were stops at pubs along the way. twitter.com/_ajxhx/status/…

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I used to go on long walks around Sydney. I hadn’t realised they were back in 2010. I should probably put them back..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7G

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WarOnTheRocks A close reading of Chinese official documents suggests that China’s incursions into the Indian Ocean are not intend..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ov

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@paulkidd Sorry to hear. Best wishes, as the canned messages say. Please take time for yourself.

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The psychology of risk is fascinating.

(I have a minor quibble about the numbers. Most kids don’t fly five days a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qj

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samdastyari This is my offical FUCK YOU to @TonyBoydAFR for that time you wrote a whole editorial attacking me for calling for..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XB

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willmenaker A LOT going on here in this tweet, but does Ben think there are urinals in women’s bathrooms? pic.twitter.com/Co0OpVXUwB

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Sat plan, supplemental: I might not have pho. I’ll be in Ashfield for more than four weeks. I can have pho any time..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…GH

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Sat plan, outline draft: Slow start; pho, probably, because there is excellent pho nearby; a day of interleaved wal..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vs

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You may have your problems, @CARROT_app, but it’s going to be a lovely day here in Sydney’s inner west, and I shall..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SY

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@oscaron @Viss This is a terrible way to start a Saturday morning.

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@R_Chirgwin It’s a shame we don’t have video from the inside of that kiln. Some of that molten glass flow looks… interesting.

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@RadioFreeTom A “need” to feel this, or the commercial media’s need for us (you Americans, in this particular case) to feel this?

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XplodingUnicorn Me: What did you do at school today?

5-year-old: Learned about dragons.

Me: Your class learned about dragons?

5:..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vi

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MykeCole I assume all you youngsters talking about “blazing 420” are of course referring to the blazing career of Alcibiades..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bb

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netspionage Got one for you, @WhoresofYore — advocating nasal administration of cocaine for women during , ©1935..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bC

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TerribleMaps What happens when you replace every French speaking country with a picture of Kim Kardashian crying pic.twitter.com/W44yPGUDuR

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ReutersBiz Twitter bans ads from Russia’s Kaspersky Lab: reut.rs/2K53vkX @jim_finkle @David_Ingram See more..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LJ

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NicholasFryer I refuse to dig deeper because I want to keep believing that Moose Two is what the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…N9

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_chamilton Update: We can’t find moose two. Neither can police.

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Saturday. Three times three is three. Saturday.

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