Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 22nd, 2018

@AllAskewe Yeah it can be pretty grim. You can mostly blame @TurnbullMalcolm for this, but also three decades of in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FP

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discokidnap My new favourite thing is trainspotters’ views of steam locomotives getting blocked by modern passenger trains. pic.twitter.com/6yVnZy02KN

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@morebento @R_Chirgwin There’s NBN in the villages but it’s FTTN and we know our node will be a good* distance. It’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6l

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@morebento Yeah it goes to shite at peak times. Assuming it’s in the backhaul and not @R_Chirgwin watching porn.

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I’ll take this as a hint that I should go to bed.

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Having difficulty watching my chosen videos. The backhaul from Wentworth Falls is shite. pic.twitter.com/0cI9pWMLXh

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@KarlskiB This is pretty much my point. And I only did maths to second year. Though computing science all the way, baby!

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@KarlskiB Mate, it’s just pouring a lot of shit into a neural network, and that’s basically just arseing about with tensors and unicorns.

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irisherself In a couple of hours it’ll be Monday again. How did that happen? pic.twitter.com/OTC4gfIZSN

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@JohnBirmingham @SteveMolk I’ll give it another go, but I’m too busy with “Counterpart” and @PointlessAU starts tomorrow.

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@JohnBirmingham @SteveMolk Gosh. I think the cybers got to me.
“What was Kevin doing?”
“I don’t know. I’m guessing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nX

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@SteveMolk @JohnBirmingham Sorry, episode 3. The production values were excellent. Some good acting. But I forget exactly why I killed it.

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@JohnBirmingham I had to give it up in episode 2 because I couldn’t suspend disbelief any longer.

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@jonoabroad Could be worse. You could have the dreams I have.

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@gmcallahan @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 That’s correct. Stated rationale is “In case you change your mind”, but that g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…av

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@JustJimWillDo Sadly the Blue Mountains Taxi War has not escalated past legal action and bad language.

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sovietvisuals Illustration of an atomic airship from a 1960’s Soviet magazine. Caption: “Atomic ruler of the sky” pic.twitter.com/MTjNshPHFq

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Histreepix Applicants for ‘Official Mascot of Brexit’, Chelmsford, 2016. The eventual winner was Boris Johnson. pic.twitter.com/xNSyH6HIaW

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ApostrophePong After a brief photo shoot at the Oculus, the plan was to get to Brooklyn Bridge for sunset. I should have got there..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v3

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MatthewBevan Dude. You could just ask for the unredacted version. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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@NewtonMark @liamvhogan I saw this in Katoomba today. Number plate tag, and rear window stickers. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@tqft9999 @jpwarren @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 That program has finished now, but that’s an interesting angle.

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@dylanbeattie @dmeeze @jpwarren @jeamland @dobes Wow. That raises so many more… possibilities.

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DrMukeshH @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 @AuDigitalHealth So much confusion out there: danger is system worth above $2B may be tras..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fu

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@jpwarren @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 The answer was more than it’s a long-term thing. I’ll have the quite in a story..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nK

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Good discussion, @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693, and I reckon it’d be worth coming back to it to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3f

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 @zdnetaustralia Just heard that there’s a pseudonym feature, so your data is in MHR under..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PG

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 I delivered my messages about why someone would want medical records (I’ll have more on th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PL

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@twbtwb @DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Oh good, a caller who can tell a story about chronic conditions that aren’t picked up.

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Cheers, Sally. :) It’s interesting to see how callers’ concerns are reflecting those I’ve encountered.

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 I should probably phone in, but they’ve already had two bitter old men on the program. ;)

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 The argument “You do X online so why not Y?” is, not to put too fine a word on it, bullshi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sy

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Oh dear @DrSallyCockburn, “You do banking online therefore this is OK” is a furphy and dem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9C

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Second caller is citing the Hippocratic Oath, which he seems to misunderstand.

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 The opt-out process was deemed to be acceptable four years ago, before several years of go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ji

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 First caller Phil calls the opt-out the most outrageous invasion of privacy he’s ever hear..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8h

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Oh dear. Privacy that relies on people being well behaved. Bzzzt! A record of who’s access..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gP

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 “You choose what you share” is spin. Everything is turned on by default, and you have to k..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cr

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 See also my “My Health Record opt-out debate is getting silly but government is at fault”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bw

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 Question: “Potentially” save lives? We’ve had a trial of 1 million people, so presumably w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OO

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@DrSallyCockburn @3AW693 My gripe, which I hope will be addresses, is not that it won’t be useful. The medicos are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fE

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I’ll tweet some of the comments on Talking Health with @DrSallyCockburn on @3AW693, at least as they related to .

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EnglishRussia1 Proof of vacation pic.twitter.com/tCpNYgD37w

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How many lobsters does it take to build a railway to Melbourne Airport?

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WHAT IS THE WEB SITE ADDRESS WHERE I SEND MY MONEY. twitter.com/k_morrissey/st…

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@kels_316 @ashabeeeee @dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard Nope. The problem isn’t having an immutable record. It’s people..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kZ

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@jpwarren @dmeeze @jeamland @dobes You seem to be talking about a Rockstar expander of some kind. You write your co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wf

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 425: A winter of health records and privacy” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/42… Covers 16–22 Julypic.twitter.com/pSpAD55Fcbcb

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@kcarruthers @thegrugq But governance is HARD. It’s much easier to call Accenture.

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“‘Zero confidence’: Labor MP in push for opt-in digital health records” by @bengrubb smh.com.au/technology/zer…

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@jeamland @dobes @jpwarren @dylanbeattie That does mean you couldn’t have “my baby” as a variable, but life can be tough.

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@jeamland @dobes @jpwarren @dylanbeattie OK, Dylan, I see the problem with the “and” continuation for nested blocks..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oS

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@jeamland @dobes @jpwarren Hey @dylanbeattie I’m wondering if there’s a problem with your specs for blocks? As I’m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u5

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@jeamland @dobes @jpwarren I am REALLY liking the concept of “poetic literals”. pic.twitter.com/y1NJlcrN1r

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@jeamland @dobes @jpwarren “Rockstar uses a very similar type system to that defined by the ECMAScript type system,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BS

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This would appear to be remarkably excellent, @jeamland @dobes @jpwarren. twitter.com/dylanbeattie/s…

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Sun plan, remainder: Sloth for a bit; 1900 listen to @DrSallyCockburn on @3AW693 re My Health Record etc; dinner; W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fd

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@rgmerk @DarrenODonovan @arielbogle This is good thinking. There’d be advice to the minister, which is often FOIabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CU

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Back at @bunjaree before The Night descends.

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Continuing to WAITING PATIENTLY because I’ve taken a side in the local Taxi War and I’m being stubborn.

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luke_mas Lambeth Country Show has really outdone itself this year. pic.twitter.com/xuWfImUsju

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STILL WAITING PATIENTLY.

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How many people are actually motivated — like actually change their behaviour — by motivational quotes, as opposedtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…X0aM

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This is a fascinating thread about crossbows. twitter.com/alexdecampi/st…

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decryption if I was living in east berlin during the cold war, I would have simply walked around the wall dividing my family a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n7

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Jane_L_Kennedy Oh Look!! How very exciting for all these men!!! And look! … There’s a lady in this picture with the remote contr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hT

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joshtpm 🤔 (it’s like a science fiction short story where they have to explain to the cyborg that he’s actually not a real p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KT

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@iammrdom An average meathead’s car at that.

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@jeamland @dobes @davidgerard 1. I bet it’s not.
2. Why would you even?

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When people say “LNP” rather than “Coalition” in any context except Queensland politics or about specific Queenslan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qY

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xtfer Opt out of or Fake Own Death? Asking for a friend.

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This is at 1900 AEST and you can stream it from 3aw.com.au I’m predicting a whole bunch of questions f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kr

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@trentyarwood @GordyPls It’s it magically clever* PR timing too. In the week that people are expressing fears about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sv

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intelwire Does this end with House Republicans investigating John Wayne? twitter.com/New_Narrative/…

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BellTowerTimez how’s the ad placement in The West (u/aussiekinga) pic.twitter.com/VRgqUMLYhV

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@BundyB Good adjectives, too. And a couple of fine, traditional nouns.

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ethadrien chickens migrating to pic.twitter.com/O29ADQGBDh

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“Elon Musk is a total fraud” says Maureen Callahan. nypost.com/2018/07/21/elo… I would never say this, of course. You know what I’d call him.

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@Ex_spurt @abcnews Well it’s the 50th anniversary next year, so if @abcnews isn’t already on the case then they need to be.

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@bigbadave We got a day off school. Our small rural primary school only had one television, so I was at a friend’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mv

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@BundyB @TheRealBuzz I agree, that would have been an excellent troll, but it would have also set of Those People a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uc

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@NuclearAnthro It’s all good. At least he got his lines right.

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I think @TheRealBuzz had a slightly better view.

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That other bloke came out first, of course, and it looked like this. youtube.com/watch?v=CtwSgv…

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Sure, this is smug, but what the heck, right? Also, I saw this on TV and it really was the case that the whole worl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SB

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I support this innovative television concept. twitter.com/SquigglyRick/s…

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@nitecoder It’s delightful, and about 13C with no wind.

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hexprax If you do NOT suffer from depression then please STOP telling who do to exercise … Exercise will NOT cure a chemi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4u

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@DarrenODonovan @arielbogle Well that’s the thing, isn’t it. If you’re not going to do it, then take it out of the law.

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I fully expect a ministerial spokesperson to complain to me that they don’t lie about these things. I’m confident t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XA

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As we know, government agencies always* choose not to exercise their full powers under the law, and never* change t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jG

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Any time I skim over something about “secondary uses” and “anonymised data” my brain sees “sodomised data”. And now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cH

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Never tackle Daleks on your own. twitter.com/drspacejunk/st…

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Sun plan, confirmed: Record a small thing (done); laundry; quick errand and Sunday Lunch, Katoomba; ponder the week..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7n

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JimBliss23 I love this.

When the Far Side came out in 1982, paleontologists realised they’d never actually named that part of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dM

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franksting Oh for gawds sake - as a take on how terrible it is that we are no longer allowed Plastic SHopping bags, this one t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e9

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jonkudelka Today’s @aus_business cartoon pic.twitter.com/1gvWZ8Vb9Z

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@shawski5000 Thanks. I seems like many did get the email, but many did not, for some value of “many”. I’ll chase th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PL

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Finally, I posted this a couple of weeks ago, but it’s still very worth listening to: My podcast with the inimitabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lb

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Also, on Friday, “My Health Record opt-out debate is getting silly but government is at fault”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rc

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I wrote four pieces for @zdnetaustralia on My Health Record. I won’t link to them all, just the latter two. “Tens..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tC

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There’s the @crikey_news Prying Eyes series. The third and final tranche went live this week, and my series wrap is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rq

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And now, ladies and gentlemen, some brief plugs for what I did this week, because it’s quite a mix. Here we go. Clap now.

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@sylmobile Interesting idea, but not today for various timing reasons. I probably overstated things with “quick” and “lazy”.

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Gaohmee Siri, show me fragile masculinity. pic.twitter.com/jlDbit3XkI

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Sun plan, supplemental: The easy choice would be to have lunch in Katoomba or Leura, but going further afield would..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MZ

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Sun plan, draft outline: Lazy morning, though I have to record a small thing; Sunday lunch and a quick errand, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UG

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Sunday. You won’t be able to reach the highest ones. Sunday.

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