Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 23rd, 2019

OctopusCaveman Dinosaurs, consider yourselves avenged pic.twitter.com/Jdeox1c2PU

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@jpwarren @Andrew_Zammit Anyway, I’ll stop tweeting them for now. The list of episodes is at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7d

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@jpwarren @Andrew_Zammit A high-end Dymo labeller was once one of my most prized possessions.

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@ikirker I disagree, mostly because while tasks can be outsourced, responsibility can’t.

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@jpwarren At least they prevented a Helvetica Scenario.

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@AmyThunig @joneaves Lovely. My DMs are open, so drop me an email address and we can work out a time once I switch back into work mode.

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@Andrew_Zammit I might watch that one next then. “Maths” is in theory next but I can’t seem to find it on YouTube.

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@joneaves @AmyThunig Happy to chat further during the week if that’d be handy. (I was a producer for ABC Radio for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MH

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@joneaves @AmyThunig Also, don’t get distracted into buying expensive microphones until you know you’ll stay with p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f2

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@joneaves @AmyThunig My first question, though, would be “Why does it have to be the phone?” You’ll get better soun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IJ

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@joneaves It depends to a large extent on what you already have, what the end product will be, and what complexity..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ti

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@twiddlekins Apparently so. I have been learning a lot about automotive sexuality (aka Automobilindustriesexualität) this weekend.

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But be careful when working with calcium, because is essential to avoid The Helvetica Scenario. pic.twitter.com/HYqsmMChbl

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Re-watching one of the greatest pieces of science communication ever, “Look Around You: Season 1 Pilot - Calcium” youtube.com/watch?v=FBaVww…

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stilgherrian @NicholasFryer @ABCaustralia @spreaker @SoundCloud Key facts:
1. Send us your plans for the ABC by Wed 27 Feb.
2. N..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jU

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stilgherrian New podcast (promo), finally: “Announcing ‘The 9pm 2019, Part 1’” stilgherrian.com/edict/00082a/ @NicholasFryer and I want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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Or even if you don’t need some context.

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If you need some context, here is the full thread from last night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Around an hour to go in this IMPORTANT POLL. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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travis_view QAnon follower Josie, after fantasizing about hanging the deep state pedophile cannibals, laments that people aroun..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mF

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AncientSubHunt When your dreams are bigger than your infrastructure… pic.twitter.com/OYVyEjDbpW

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@jpwarren By the way, I just checked, and yes the two chaps arm-wrestling in e01 are indeed Alan Yentob and Salman Rushdie.

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@jpwarren What I do love about it is that every single character is someone we’ve worked with.

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@jpwarren Yes, at least she knows what she wants and can make decisions.

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Scottludlam we’re already here. this is the Bad Place pic.twitter.com/BnAo2FJM8f

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jonkudelka I’m honestly not sure muffin retail is quite the advanced science she thinks it is. twitter.com/newscomauhq/st…

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jimrossignol I’m always fascinated by the line “we don’t want to become minorities in our own country”. Why not? Are they treated badly or something?

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@jpwarren I also like that the two seat-warmers in meeting are named Ben and Jerry. “I know, like what are the odds?”

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TheNetworkerDC A frustrated researcher using Telegram for the first time keeps coming into contact with other scholars and journal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1s

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“I felt the sheer power of 250 pounds of Andalusian donkey throbbing between by thighs.” Just one of the sentences..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9y

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sixfoot6 boarding order:
1st class
flyvantage 9000 unobtanium elite cardholders
veterans (thanks for your service!)
skynet c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XL

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is actually sounding like a decent series.

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Mikey_Whitehead Absolute unit of a beetle. pic.twitter.com/kJGWfcDm2d

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marrowing if caster semenya has to take medication to suppress her testosterone levels, that english rower with a 12 litre lu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tA

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BettyBowers QUESTION: What’s the difference between Atheists and Evangelicals?

ANSWER: Atheists are honest about not following Jesus.

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@jpwarren I only realised today that Ian and Siobhan’s roles with the Olympics are actually from a prior series, Tw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qn

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@jpwarren It’s a glorious stream of high-level management speak. But yeah watch Simon, head of strategy, his strate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fh

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Patrickesque Oh god Bernie Bros are now saying it’s anti-semitic to ask for his tax returns 🙃 twitter.com/callmegdubg/st…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong Indeed. And I know you know how complicated that is to do.

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GonzoHacker For example, we invented several new types of personally identifiable information pic.twitter.com/dRV7FFEyot

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong Also, a good deal of the exploitation is from their own diaspora.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong There IS education out there, but students from so many countries are wary of chall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ho

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@SnarkyPlatypus As I think you know, someone tried it on with @ApostrophePong. Underpaid wages and super. “Well you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AZ

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@jpwarren I happens in the background while Siobhan and Tracy are fighting over the signs.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I know that at least two universities have foreign student outreach people to help deal with this,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AV

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New podcast (promo), finally: “Announcing ‘The 9pm 2019, Part 1’” stilgherrian.com/edict/00082a/ @NicholasFryer and I want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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ArtsUnimelb 2019 is @UNESCO’s Year of Indigenous Languages.

Today, @unimelb’s Research Unit for Indigenous Language @indiglang..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…La

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SatPaper Angela Merkel goes off-script to rail against the selfishness and belligerence of world leaders at the Munich Secur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VK

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tashlee This is the ONLY breakdown worth reading twitter.com/r0bwatson/stat…

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MsJonesInSydney Help a girl out? I’ve set myself a hefty goal to reach 500 responses from women in tech in Australia and inform the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rf

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@jpwarren Hah! “W1A: BBC staff admit comedy is close enough to the real thing to be completely believable”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ol

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@jpwarren Yes, she’s brilliant. If by “brilliant” you mean a complete waste of space. What’s also worth listening t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XN

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beneltham Australia’s higher education sector would collapse if Chinese students stoped coming twitter.com/business/statu…

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nehadk So Aldous Huxley predicted dating apps like Tinder and Grindr in ‘Brave New World’?

“…where electronic devices..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vT

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chrisbrooke Just been reminded of the existence of this indispensable Wikipedia page.
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_f…

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TheOnion Scientists Discover New Species Of Reptile Deep Within Amazonian Bulldozer Treads trib.al/7h3noFC pic.twitter.com/1G7ezNMqTU

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“… and featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi as St John the Baptist.” twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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Also meanwhile, in New Zealand… twitter.com/JessEtheridge/…

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@Idealaw Oh yeah. The worst I’ve ever had is a bit of “leftie moron” name-calling, I think. Maybe a couple of more..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AO

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That’s probably enough for Day One.

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All of the thumbs so obtained are to be sun-dried, then strung on a length of braided silver for Penny Wong to wear..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z4

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As a concession to Aussie “battler” families on a combined income above the median but below $120,000 per annum, tw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U7

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I have further proposals for reform, which I shall outline in due course. For starters, though, think of a Jeep Che..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HU

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All investment and rental properties in Australia to be purchased by the government, with the owners paid what the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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This idea from Berlin might be fun for Australia. twitter.com/FeargusOSull/s…

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We also need to change “property” and “housing” to “home”, somehow, and remind these dimwits that it’s not an abstr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qp

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We’ve also got to stop calling them “landlords” because it’s not the Middle Ages any more. They’re housing service..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fK

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liamvhogan The worst landlord isn’t the comic villain with sixty houses and a midlife crisis sports car, the worst landlord is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m6

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Exactly, but why do we have the Austrian flag? Are you trying to do a Secret Godwin here?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron But yes, meanwhile I’m more than happy for Roman Q to fuck with people’s heads using kno..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AT

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron I think a lot of people forget that Operation Sovereign Borders was (is still?) supporte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qS

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@nazzer @dobes @drearyclocks BRUSH TURKEYS CAN EXIST IN SUPERIMPOSITION OMFG.

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@JustJimWillDo @murrigellas Mate, I know you know that’s not what “deadly” means.

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hobohumpinslobo GET DOWN FROM THERE BOATS

YOU DO NOT BELONG IN THE SKY YOU ARE BOATS pic.twitter.com/0TIec8zaX6

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@nazzer @dobes @drearyclocks Ah, the humble Australian brush turkey (Alectura lathami)!

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@drearyclocks @dobes I think that one is a stealth influencer.

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@TheWrongNoel There’s bound to be one out there, somewhere. I haven’t actually been looking.

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@jonoabroad I’m not sure that I do. For a start it seems that there’s an event called “Splore”, which is cause enough for concern.

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@melissamadsen @SubaruAustralia I’d be interested in seeing their research.

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I have literally no idea what this means. twitter.com/artheistchris/…

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Sure, Morrison’s tribute was pathetic and the Liberal Party is a cesspit of geriatric sexist lizards in denial, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…53

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ethanchiel “The court has deemed your crime extremely dope, and would like to try it” twitter.com/nbcnewyork/sta…

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@jpwarren There is that. Also, Siobhan from brand consultancy Perfect Curve will make you very stabby.

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“The Perfect Weapon” by @SangerNYT. amazon.com.au/Perfect-Weapon… He’s speaking at an @ASPI_ICPC lunch in Sydney on Monda..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…14

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phbarratt The reason locking in a Trump visit is attractive to Morrison is it means that from the moment a Shorten Government..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OQ

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@jpwarren Was episode 1 too much for you?

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djackmanson It’s becoming more and more obvious that PETA is a deep cover op by the industrial meat interests to discredit vega..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tb

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@futureidentity So what you’re saying is that even then, NASA intended to kill all females.

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meakoopa i respect her millennial work ethic pic.twitter.com/AdVeosz7b4

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Now THIS is a fascinating question. Perhaps if Shorten went the full Gough and appointed a cabinet consisting solel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SS

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Sat plan, draft: Late breakfast, and then I’ll see what I feel like doing. I still seem to be fighting off a cold o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9f

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Wow, it’s like being on a Jetstar flight. twitter.com/rabihalameddin…

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@whiteswine Sulphur-Crested are bloody annoying, sure, but they’re not dumb.

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This morning’s jerk bird action for @dobes. twitter.com/whiteswine/sta…

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@georgevhulme @gattaca I’ve always assumed that @gattaca is a friendly smile wrapped around a seething core of lava.

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SecBarbie This is just strange… but YOLO Blackberry ! twitter.com/cylanceinc/sta…

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@edbott Ah, I see you’ve found the rest of that thread. Poor Simon.

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@CosmicRami @drspacejunk Oh they’re rather nice, thank you. Now I’ll have to dig them out at Flight International to find the legend.

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@garthk I can’t make it either. I just have to put up with half of Severed Heads trolling me on Twitter.

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Maybe somebody should build a wall. twitter.com/SanhoTree/stat…

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It’s going to be a drab day and I’m happy with that. pic.twitter.com/APjJvO3rPI

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Saturday. One of them will contain a surprise. Saturday.

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