Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 15th, 2018

omozay This is the funniest thing I have ever seen in my life. pic.twitter.com/38n7eV389T

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mickyb273 Absolutely stoked to be back in Brisbane where beautiful couples shit themselves and spew in front of Rics since 19..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iP

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The first three words of this tweet would have been enough. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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ClickHole Beautiful: Palestinian And Israeli Share A Thought Bubble Of A Teacup Pig In A Batman Costume..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9H

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ClickHole Back To Square One: NASA Has Been Forced To Discard Decades Of Research After Finding A Tomato Floating Through A D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oZ

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@jdub @bunjaree @TurnbullMalcolm That’s from my “Broadband battlelines drawn: Turnbull’s plan for fast internet” (9..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ro

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@jdub @bunjaree It’s great at @bunjaree, because we definitely have what Turnbull promised in 2013. Every household..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ze

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studentactivism Okay. I’ve found it. The absolute culmination of the “we have to build bridges with the far right” argument. pic.twitter.com/PpMHELNIe1

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@jdub Going from 6Mbps/200kbps on a good day with the Internet of Trees at @bunjaree to the ~85Mbps symmetric at th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gN

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@glengyron Australian English has changed a LOT in recent decades.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe we need a rule. If you can’t pronounce it, you can’t drink it. Same for food.

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@glengyron That’s the stuff. Sigh. The farming area where I grew up hadn’t lots of Italian-Australian families, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dH

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@moylecroft Nah, they were boomers, so they settled in to watch Sky News and read the morning paper.

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Tim_Beshara This one is pointing. Which they do actually do. pic.twitter.com/0yB8g56Nza

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Tim_Beshara This one is giving a glimpse of the notorious quoll side-eye pic.twitter.com/hEqc9Yv4UA

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Tim_Beshara They called them spotted opossums, or spotted martens or in this case martin cat. pic.twitter.com/6eXU0hUKjX

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Tim_Beshara The early European drawings of quolls were *interesting* pic.twitter.com/AMlkgJH7pX

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While it may have lots of purple, to save confusion I’ll call this a . Is that mauve,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7A

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@dobes @juhasaarinen I heard someone on the ABC pronounce it with what sounded like better tone. But Wikipedia is p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wp

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@dobes Oh, and Huawei 0 of 2 if you missed it: “Australia using foreign aid to lock Huawei out of PNG-Solomon Islan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3d

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@rohmac @danieljbaird I believe the correct response is “Get fucked”.

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@dobes Huawei 2 of 2: “Canberra has no issue with Huawei for Perth transport contract” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/canber…

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Huawei 1 of 2: “Labor endorses possible Huawei 5G ban as repeating its NBN ban” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/labor-…

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@danieljbaird @rohmac These days it’s my first choice for staying in Canberra.

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OH: I’ll have a pro-SEEK-oh please. [Shudder]

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@danieljbaird @rohmac In one sense, yes. In another sense, no. Because all the clues are out there.

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@GreenJ @ABCthedrum Looks like an improvement, really.

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@littlenational Ascending from the Library to the Lounge.

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“Telstra set to deploy 2Gbps 4G before end of year” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/telstr… Monthly data limit? Gone in 60 Seconds!

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tedstgodard This got the cartoonist fired. Share it. pic.twitter.com/6ik1HjgVAW

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SquigglyRick Come get me in an Uber from Parliament House if you want a five star rating pic.twitter.com/OXLtebx19b

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“Federal Court slaps Domain Name company with AU$1.95m scamming fine” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/federa…

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@RealNickHodge @tacticalmaid Lies. Does it have bourbon? No, it does not. QED.

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smakelainen To be honest, it has never occurred to me to be vague about my email address. Until now. pic.twitter.com/LA1OrFcjQb

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“McMoon: How the Earliest Images of the Moon Were so Much Better than we Realised” worldofindie.co.uk/?p=682 HT @RealNickHodge.

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@rohmac As an aside, there’s another reason I choose to stay at this hotel… pic.twitter.com/2NBjlbpq54

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@techoglot That’s a question for them, really. I haven’t seen it reported anywhere.

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@paulbam3 I don’t know, but the Great Wall of Quinoa is excellent.

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I reckon @snurbbotinfo is close to achieving sentience. twitter.com/snurbbotinfo/s…

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@jpwarren @sallywhyte I like the concept of “Rabbithole links”.

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Dear Canberra, while I don’t have the energy to head out tonight, from 5pm I’ll be holding court quietly in the lou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2h

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@samhighley Hi there! Did you find the Pot of Gold?

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JohnBirmingham “Hey Siri finish writing this book for me.”
“Here’s what I found on the web about hookers in tight fishnets.”
“Okay..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XI

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NickHannula The most successful people I’ve met:
1. Drinks a whiskey drink
2. Drinks a Vodka drink
3. Drinks a Lager drink
4. D..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hK

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stevetex Excited about my toothbrush bug fixes pic.twitter.com/QJAtPErqDl

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@mogadeet I’d pop down to watch that.

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@MsPraxis OK, now I’m wishing I hadn’t mentioned any of this.

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I like the idea of a Tofu Curtain, even though I’m not quite sure how it would work. twitter.com/QldGreens/stat…

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@John_F_Power @dobes @joshgnosis @jpwarren I guess so. Thanks for chipping away at this stuff. The lack of public d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HE

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@dobes @joshgnosis @jpwarren It’s basically @dobes’ fault though. He saw it, and sent me the docs.

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Ah. @dobes @joshgnosis @jpwarren, we now know whose FOI I gazumped. Sorry, John, it was just sitting there… twitter.com/John_F_Power/s…

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According to the rainbow, fading even as I photograph it, today’s Pot of Gold may be found at the Australian Nation..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lq

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wednesday: “Australia’s semantic sleight of hand on encrypted messaging revealed” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@ASPI_org Defence minister Senator @MarisePayne addressing the @ASPI_org dinner on Thursday night. youtube.com/watch?v=QLPNz4…

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Dr Megan Clark, head of new space agency, addressing @ASPI_org’s “Building Australia’s Strategy for Space” conferen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nU

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@drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro This TVC has tea but no rockets. It also reminds me that Coles stores were a more tradi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lC

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@drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro As I noted before, there’s a nice range of styles, from fanciful to quite realistic.

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Fri plan, remainder: Working from the @littlenational library, a wonderful little workspace; data wrangling; arrang..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o7

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@drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro Well, without getting into matters of professional competence, we now need to know how..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1m

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@jeamland @chrisjrn Look. If devops belongs anywhere, it’s in space.

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Heading back to my hotel. Is that it in the background? pic.twitter.com/Uc3HSFU7xG

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alfiedotwtf <door bursts open>

*flash bang*

Police. Don’t move!! Don’t move!!

Hands in the air where I can see them

Quick s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q2

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@dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard That’s magic right there, that is.

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HURRAH WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THIS. twitter.com/dobes/status/1…

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@__picaro8 Not at all inappropriate. There’s money up for grabs, so the fish are circling.

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My analysis of @ASPI_org’s “Building Australia’s Strategy for Space” conference will be up at @zdnetaustralia on Mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tw

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And… @michael_ASPI wraps the conference. Thanks, everyone. SEE YOU IN SPAAAAAAAAAACE!

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Sarojak is giving us the “try something, fail, pivot, try something else” startup mantra. Hmmm. Online it’s “just”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bx

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In response to an audience question, Flavia is complaining that launching a satellite involves so much paperwork, t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D3

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AndrewPStreet “ASIC announces proceedings against Westpac over financial advice”

Feels like the headline should really read “ASI..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KG

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@rohan_p Oh cool, I’ve been looking forward to this.

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TheOnion New Study Finds Best Way To Determine If You Are Android Still Cutting Open Forearm To Reveal Circuitry Within..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sc

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This is what they used to say in the First Dotcom Boom too. And we know how that turned out. twitter.com/ASPI_org/statu…

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We didn’t have quite as many of Startupland’s usual set of Random Big Dollar Values and Graphs That Go Up And To Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dK

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Andrew Dempster is delivering a passionate push for space mining. Big money up there.

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@CosmicRami All good. It only runs for another few minutes.

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Anyway, we do need to move beyond tossing cubesats out of the ISS airlock. (I’m compiling a separate list of things..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1y

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@winter_heidi Hard to say. The space duck does seem more practical. pic.twitter.com/snEBELEmRb

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That said, launching Startupland into the Sun might well be the way to go.

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Excuse my cynicism, but this is the same stilted language that infects the VC-parasitical “regular” startup communi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6X

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The National Space Innovation Hub has a Brand DNA, because of course it does. pic.twitter.com/NUNvrcFD4n

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Also, nobody cares whether you call it Space 2.0 or Space 4.0. They’re just dumb marketing slogans, and they irrita..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xU

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Aria Colton used the term “Team Australia”, as did Kate Lundy yesterday. Folks, do be aware that Team Australia was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kK

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Gilmour: If defence wants to work with startups, they need to stop saying defence is slow, because you need to work..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b0

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Is it just me, or do Space 2.0/4.0 boosters [excuse pun] all have the same over-caffeinated* intensity and shoddy a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aS

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All this needs new launch vehicles, Gilmour says.

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Adam Gilmour says that in the next five years there’ll be 7000 satellites in the 200kg to 400kg range launched glob..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DB

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Is the answer “Christoper Pyne”? twitter.com/UNSW/status/10…

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Hey Flavia, there’s four other panellists on stage, and you’ve just taken half of the allocated hour.

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@elronxenu Pretty much. Modular satellites, software radio for comms, reconfigurable sensors.

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It goes all the way up to “Space: 1999.0”.

Sorry. twitter.com/lukeweston/sta…

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There’s 250+ people in the room. Flavia asks how many people are with a space startup. A total of 4 hands go up, in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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OMFG. Flavia Tata Nardini just said she’s already working in Space 4.0 so Australia has a lot of catching up to do…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QP

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Rules for this session: Every mention of “Space 2.0” = 1 shot of tequila; “New Space” is vodka; “Second Space Age”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mp

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Next and final panel: “Leveraging ‘New Space’ in the next Golden Era of space endeavours”. See program for details…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jo

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There ends the Defence in Space panel.

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Reminder: This panel is about the future of Australian Defence Force (ADF) capabilities in space. These are the peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qv

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A side discussion has broken out over whether Thunderbird 2 was better than Thunderbird 1, which it obviously is.

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It’s that kind of day now. Hi, Wing Commander [missed name], RAAF, 1976, “Star Wars”. twitter.com/ToryShepherd/s…

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Audience member says he can’t support the vote for Thunderbirds because “there’s always strings attached with those guys”.

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@NuclearAnthro Tell me about it! Those photos via @OzKitsch show a magnificent variety of rockets.

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“Australian states and territories to battle for space agency boasting rights” by @ashabeeeee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xf

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@NuclearAnthro I was very young at this time, and also lived in a farm 80km from the city. The regional supermarket..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qJ

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Australia can position itself into “niche world leadership roles”. NICHES IN SPACE!

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Much more talk of cubesats, and constellations of same.

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Russell Boyce is now saying that creating a new spacecraft from initiation to launch takes just over a year, which..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eE

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@NuclearAnthro I can JUST remember them being called “Coles New World Supermarkets” as AU moved into the supermarke..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q5

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Melroy says that a strong sovereign space capability will make Australia a more important player in the Five Eyes,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mS

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This is an excellent little explanation of the factors affecting ISR and SSA when looking at high-value architectur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R9

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Melroy is of course completely across Australia’s forthcoming defence contracts and what they’re worth. It’d be “em..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NL

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Up now: Colonel (Ret’d) Pamela A Melroy, former Space Shuttle commander, and now into space policy and stuff. FAA,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yp

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Jenkins says the internet of things is going to be a pervasive part of defence technologies, and space will be a ke..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pp

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CHRIS JENKINS FROM THALES JUST PUT IN A BID FOR “LOST IN SPACE” AND THERE WAS A SMALL ROUND OF APPLAUSE.

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OK, more seriously, Dewer has apparently been using the word “cubesat” a lot in policy papers.

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It’s more AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND and AROUND..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AX

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DukeLathem Fuck I love when an email finds me well

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liamvhogan Third time as LARP

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It’s always worth reminding people that the future is built upon the policies laid out in the recent past. Real jou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UP

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This session: “Defence and Space: The best path forward”. See program for details. ivvy.com.au/event/1N1AFT/p…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wn

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In the media today: “Space chief sets first priorities” by @888riley innovationaus.com/2018/06/Space-…

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I’m finally at the last day of @ASPI_org’s “Building Australia’s Strategy for Space” conference…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hk

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A nice crisp day in Canberra today. Thank you, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/WORejEN5Lo

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What Australia needs, therefore, isn’t so much a Space Agency as a Space-Time Agency! twitter.com/alexkidman/sta…

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On a more serious note, this is the actual question. Or is it? I’m still in two minds about this question…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VJ

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HillaryClinton But my emails. twitter.com/kyledcheney/st…

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botandy ew, we’re covered in truth

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Except that there will be immense pressure on the space agency to get a quick win. twitter.com/astroduff/stat…

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A slightly cynical but absolutely true observation here from @SenKimCarr. twitter.com/astroduff/stat…

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Fri plan, draft: Slow start, annoyingly; get to some of the final day’s sessions at @ASPI_org’s “Building Australia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dI

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For some reason it is only now, 0920, that I’m starting to wake up, and I still feel so, so tired. Unimpressed.

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Friday. The quietest donkey is the winner. Friday.

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