Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 18th, 2018

Quite a bit of whisky.

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@boltofblue @kpfaulkner Wheel spiders are amazing. I’d love to see one in the wild. Meanwhile I’m happy with the household huntsman crew.

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@NicholasFryer I did see that @juhasaarinen noticed my comment, but he’s like some weird Kiwi-Finn and doesn’t count.

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Hey kids, there’s an Aboriginal Astronomy Weekend coming up soon in Katoomba. bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au/public_program… Sadly the pla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fw

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@DavidFeng STOP HARASSING ME ABOUT YOUR SHITTY CHINESE AIRPORTS.

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@AllAskewe Heh. Yes, Katoomba down to Wentworth Falls.

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@jplonie This is all too complicated for me.

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Just do it, Esther. Any digitisation from 78s now will be better than anything anyone else has done. twitter.com/estherandhorse…

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joshgnosis The best part of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show is when he interviews the people he is parodying with his characters..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j5

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@jplonie Fair point. I am but a scavenger at the edges of knowledge.

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1. This is a very good Negroni.
2. I should probably stop drinking cocktails two towns distant from home. Goddam Mountains life.

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TheDabblerBlog Found this book at home - great to see ducks finally get what’s coming to them… pic.twitter.com/Nivv0FkdN0

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@ApostrophePong Yeah, Soviet Brutalism is a wonderful architectural genre. @sovietvisuals is worth following.

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@trentyarwood @dobes @jayrosen_nyu But you know, I just spent a little while working in community health policy so what would I know? ;)

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@trentyarwood @dobes @jayrosen_nyu I’ve said on the wireless that some people’s assessment may be different, so goo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J5

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@trentyarwood @dobes @jayrosen_nyu I quoted you on that, as you know. I opted out around 9am on Monday. You know my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vs

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trentyarwood @stilgherrian @dobes @jayrosen_nyu indeed. that’s kind of what i was trying to do as well. although my primary ethi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8e

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@trentyarwood @dobes @jayrosen_nyu I’ll go more op-ed on Friday, when I’ve reflected on how this is unfolding. But..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IK

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@trentyarwood @dobes I kinda follow @jayrosen_nyu’s worldview. Present fairly, but don’t pretend you don’t have vie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sU

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Hey @dobes I’ve got something else for my CV. “Impartial-ish”. yarwood.id.au/myhr-digest Thanks @trentyarwood. pic.twitter.com/P5r3dpvWAH

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trentyarwood Note that I recognise my “benefits of myHR” section is rather damning with faint praise and caveats, so I’m happy t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XZ

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trentyarwood New blog post: Digest of media and my opinions

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@RJMajik The only time I’ve objected to a huntsman spider is when I woke up with it walking across my face. We had words about that.

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@developerjack @MongooseGray Heh. Nope. There’s no problem discriminating against cunts.

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@redstarcycles @PulpLibrarian Well 64k is the maximum addressable space with 8-bit addressed, but some architecture..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cd

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@developerjack @MongooseGray Maybe companies should do trollverts first to discover who all these cunts are, and if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hD

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@NicholasFryer Eastern. You’re good. It’ll be visible all through the night.

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@Spoonyman @SnarkyPlatypus That’s true. Maybe not The Box, but Number 96 was ground breaking.

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These concepts deserve further exploration. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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KangarooBeach Beats me ! We would benefit from the organ donation perhaps? Whereas the MHR seems to be a datelmining tool for I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…65

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No no, you’re thinking of the Fiat Accompli, a hatchback with room for hiding an escapee. twitter.com/NicholasFryer/…

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NeinQuarterly Grammar, syntax, and cynicism walk into a bar. Bartender: what wouldn’t it be?

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@Mikenicholls88 @PulpLibrarian My guess is that the market was so small that an AU company couldn’t break into the US or UK.

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@mogadeet You have misunderstood who gets The Vapour.

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I was wondering whether cultural concepts might be passed on from person to person, whether they be ideas or behavi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3c

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PulpLibrarian The MicroBee IC (1983) - the most computer ever made! pic.twitter.com/PqCZETWbRe

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PulpLibrarian The youth cults of ! Dolly magazine, November 1984. pic.twitter.com/C6NL0oUGNJ

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@voltagex @dobes Oh FFS. What is it with these people?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia earlier: “ADHA pins My Health Record opt-out issues on users with incorrect information”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8I

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@nehadk Uhuh. This lounge is pretty much as it would have been more than a century ago. It was a summer retreat for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bi

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@voltagex Lol something like that. Also, whisky.

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@voltagex The cinnamon and egg white work really well together.

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@voltagex Really. Try it some time. Apparently a punter ordered it here once, the bar staff were sceptical, but wer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vU

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@nehadk I like the classics, and Champagne Charlie’s, the cocktail bar at the Carrington, is a damn fine cocktail b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qn

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JamesMelville Spotted in the parliamentary building of Portcullis House, Westminster. I tip my hat to whoever did this. pic.twitter.com/GODoDdVLcj

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dril you know what wo uld be fun, would be if twitter hq just dumped a truck full of wet turds on my front lawn every day “In case I missed it”

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So, a whisky sour made with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky and garnished with a cinnamon stick. pic.twitter.com/9BcYYlIYjY

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@joshgnosis You have the responses that I have. We shan’t know until Christmas.

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Histreepix Sir Digby Chough’s Patented Gentleman’s Gratification Apparatus is still made to almost the same specifications tod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dj

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Double Bay On Hill.

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bengrubb The bureaucrat overseeing Australia’s My Health Record presided over a “disaster-plagued” national health record sy..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…45

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“The spotlight falls on the e-health agency as it embraces its moment of truth” by @harleyd themandarin.com.au/95937-the-spot…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tn

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joshgnosis If anyone went to opt out of and found they somehow already had a record and wants to talk for a story I’m working on, HMU.

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Walking into the village because it’s a lovely day. pic.twitter.com/DPmnicAvud

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Thank you for thinking of us, @USArmy. Happy day to you too. twitter.com/USArmy/status/…

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Poor @ashabeeeee. Did the bad man make you write this? twitter.com/ashabeeeee/sta…

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ClickHole 8 Things People With Tattoos Are Tired Of Hearing clckhl.co/pdD9Wgm pic.twitter.com/KisH0QLEiJ

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tobraavery President Pinocchio, the little “wouldn’t” boy. Putin’s puppet.

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@incorrect Some of my favourite comedians in that clip, and definitely worth waiting for the punchline. Thanks!

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@no_filter_Yamba I’ve quoted the entire response on that point.

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“Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to [US] States” motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/arti…

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“Trump, Putin and NATO: the rise of the strategic doughnut” by @michael_ASPI aspistrategist.org.au/trump-putin-an…

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Wed plan, confirmed: Write for @zdnetaustralia (done); long lunch, Leura; remainder TBA, depending on just how long the long lunch is.

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bengrubb 🚨🔥There is a literal fire alarm going off at the office of the Australian privacy commissioner in Sydney at the mom..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iA

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This is well worth reading, especially for the women who reply with their stories. twitter.com/ByRosenberg/st…

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@dmeeze @dobes @zdnetaustralia I know and respect the limits imposed by our American masters.

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CrimeADay Today, @CrimeADay has tweeted a federal crime every day for four years. Happy to say, the project is still on trac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pN

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@Tarale That’s the thing with averages, especially when it’s the mean rather than the median.

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Dear @RNBreakfast @abcnews it’s called “My Health Record” not “Report”. I know we all love @normanswan but there ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8T

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@SnarkyPlatypus How about San Jose? Or San Francisco? Or Canberra?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “ADHA pins My Health Record opt-out issues on users with incorrect information”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7X

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jonkudelka Today’s @australian cartoon pic.twitter.com/MgVpXxXK1W

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@michaelmeloni @NewtonMark I’m holding on for the Facebook Edible Underwear range.

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Not if you shove it all the way in, no. twitter.com/best_in_dumbes…

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@drzax I did. It was a standard WordPress backup. Only one user in the wp_users table, the admin, and as far as I c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wv

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains systems which are operating normally.

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RustyBertrand This morning in Lower Manhattan someone put a life sized, fake Putin on the Wall Street Bull and covered it with di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W5

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SydneyTom_ Troll level: Queen twitter.com/SamuraiKnitter…

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KarlreMarks In any other country this spectacle usually means the CIA-sponsored coup is due in one week ;-) twitter.com/PeterAlexander…

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Wed plan, outline draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia in the morning; lunch elsewhere in the Mountains; either a socia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t1

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cathywilcox1 Strong and powerful.
My @smh cartoon. pic.twitter.com/l8tuoCeqh7

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@timfdavis @davispg Well so do we in English, when referring to specific stations.(“I’m at Bexley station.”) Or we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T8

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@MatthewBevan You have failed as a parent, Matthew.

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SonnyBunch imagine thinking this and then tweeting it after you thought it pic.twitter.com/nOiT7MFTfw

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@petstarr Oops. I misread, probably due to poor blood caffeine levels. I withdraw my comment.

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“Your stilgherrian.com email account has been BLACKLISTED under the Mail Network Service” says the so-called..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pe

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@petstarr You are simply wrong, Petra, and that is the end of it.

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TheOnion ‘There Are Things That Exist Which Are Not Good,’ Says Obama In Stunning Rebuke Of Trump trib.al/8j1c5Ue pic.twitter.com/6CuB2HcRX5

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Further reading: “Why people who say ‘train station’ sound stupid” (12 Aug 2013) stilgherrian.com/language/train… It has cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NL

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They mean “railway station” but apart from that it’s a good question. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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If you haven’t read the @crikey_news Prying Eyes series yet, this small thread from last night will give you a tast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YG

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themediaisdying If it is ferrets, I fully support it. twitter.com/dmedialab/stat…

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Well now that I’ve confirmed that once more the world is working perfectly, let’s get the day under way.

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musalbas So @British_Airways asks for people’s personal details on social media “to comply with GDPR”, yet they leak your bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yb

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Aiannucci I see no reason why he shouldn’t be injected with several thistles twitter.com/channel4news/s…

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Jupiter’s shitting out moons like a rabbit after eating a can of beans.

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paulkidd Did the Russians hack the 2016 election by turning up to vote in person with no ID?

“Hello my name is Sergei – Itwitter.com/i/web/status/1…mmwR

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xeni “NO COLUSION” (sic, photo @tom__brenner @nytimes) pic.twitter.com/5oXc647BVP

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Wednesday. Perfection is in the eye of the camel. Wednesday.

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Oh dear is that the time? Good night.

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@smidgey @smh As I say, I know WordPress. ;) It has many traps for the unwary.

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@smh Meh. “The Government” isn’t some monolithic entity. It’s a loose convoy of warring agencies heading in roughly..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qq

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@smh Correct. I happen to know WordPress well enough. They’d left a backup exposed to the world, which means you co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZF

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Ah, @smh has gone live with this. I’ll be writing this up tomorrow, probably. It’s “just” a dumb mistake, or series..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CW

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