Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 25th, 2019

I am going away now.

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@GordyPls I have been told this is possible, yes.

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@GordyPls Hey, I’ve reached a certain age..

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My God there’s some bullshit on the internet tonight.

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@johnb78 @kcarruthers And when will there be a track for them?

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@AndrewHeslop The pyramids didn’t take this long to build.

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@GordyPls There’s a limit to how many floors I can piss on in one visit.

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From earlier, some quality graffiti in the toilets at ABC Ultimo. pic.twitter.com/OJiJw2CPoN

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Light rail stop going up in Rawson Place. pic.twitter.com/M6owEVXjcu

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UPDATE: The latest from Darling Square. pic.twitter.com/ZHP5Z6Wa5I

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I’m about to be on @abcmelbourne and across VIC and TAS, and you can listen at abc.net.au/radio/melbourn… … I think..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4B

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@munin It certainly is under Australian laws.

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@munin Like mine? :) I haven’t heard of these guys before, but I did take part in a clinical trial recently.

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Actually, this is more serious. They’re not an IT services company, they’re a company that runs clinical trials. So there’s that.

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@munin Well maybe not ALL of them. Just 500 of them. pic.twitter.com/bmpsPEQhlC

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Entering the place on the corner.

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joshgnosis Compulsory radical gay sex is not something that should be ruled out tbh. pic.twitter.com/97oMJ4u1SJ

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Congratulations and 1000 bonus points to the IT services company that had an email compromise earlier, sending dodg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vX

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AntonyGreenABC I’m not going to name this NSW election candidate, but currently they have the most useless website i’ve seen. With..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WI

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mumbletwits Chairman apparently thinks committee members should answer questions from witnesses. twitter.com/timwilsonmp/st…

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HeerJeet I’ll take those odds. twitter.com/NewDay/status/…

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Gosh I simply can’t imagine that this sort of thing would happen. twitter.com/natecochrane/s…

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GreenJ Well, that’s the internet sorted for the next day or so.

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DrMoniqueMann US company to stop selling China equipment to build Uighur . Thermo Fisher says it must recognise ‘th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ng

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georgepnott Work from home, except when the boss is in, then you have to be at your desk. pic.twitter.com/EHIX1p3A8e

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TheKouk Helloworld share price is down 21% since 15 February

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Approaching The Place Where There Are Antlers.

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I do love* sending story pitches to an editor and getting the response “Well it’s not the worst idea we’ve run.”

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@erkpod @DavidFeng I was going to ask you about that. :) Averaged over one 2km segment it was about 112kmph. The pe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lw

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@DaniellesCave Ah yes, this was the very article I was going to track down for later! :)

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@BundyB Yeah, I know, but she was (allegedly) an interested member of the public.

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kasthomas I hope many people are right. twitter.com/TravisAllen02/…

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OK, it’s wrapping up. I’ll re-post the link to the recording shortly, because these tweets have only been a sampler.

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Someone from ANU asks about whether different attitudes between FVEY could cause tensions. Sanger of course starts..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ly

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@MsPraxis @whiteswine I’m in a thing, so will have to read and respond later, Philip.

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@VS_ Hah! I can’t get a story out of that. That’s a thing for an over-beers kind of grilling.

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In response to another Q about developing nations, Sanger points out that with Huawei, for example, wth interest-fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zN

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In response to Q about whether a focus on the big players (CN, RU, IR, KP etc) is problematic, Sanger says that NYT..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6I

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ben_hr Still looking pic.twitter.com/NlWVDtDnwu

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@VS_ We’re 40 minutes in. 15 minutes of Q&A coming up soon.

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@VS_ Hmmm. It’s been reasonable so far, but we’ll see. (Also, “LikeWar” singular, apparently.)

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Sanger is now running through how they (@nytimes) researched and broke the story of Operation Olympic Games (the St..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jq

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@jpwarren It’s worth every muffin. Unless they’re bluffin’.

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Anyway, here’s the actual quote, rather than my paraphrase. (I put quotes in “quotes”, y’see.) twitter.com/ASPI_org/statu…

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I’m always amused in these conversation that initially everyone takes care to say “China, Russia, Iran, or whoever’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ao

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Sanger says AU’s SIGINT is good, we must have evidence, so call out CN (or whoever). What have we got to lose? The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ws

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Fergus notes that AU has only attributed as a group with Five Eyes etc. Does that need to change? Interesting question.

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(Of course Putin is unembarrassable, Sanger says.)

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Lessons for AU from the DNC hack re out recent parliament hacks (my paraphrase of @SangerNYT): It’s in our strong i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wP

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Typo earlier. Our hosts are @ASPI_ICPC and @nytimes. Still can’t find the goddam livestream, but will post a link t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oh

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Sanger is describing cybers as the “perfect weapon”. Cheap, hard to attribute, can benefit calibrated just below a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u7

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The format for today is @FergusHanson (head of @aspi_ispc) in conversation with @SangerNYT. This is being livestrea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qB

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Not a single ibis to be seen. Unless they were in the sandwiches. pic.twitter.com/NKkfPq2SVf

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@whiteswine That sounds to me like good news, such as it can be. Apart from the spewing, obviously, but I know that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H1

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Soon I’ll be heading to “Frontier cyberwars and what’s next: in-conversation with The New York Times’ @SangerNYT”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K1

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Chican3ry Holy shit what a lift!

Apparently some cis women powerlifters took 0 points for each lift in solidarity with exclu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fn

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LovelyCorrine I didn’t think I gave a shit about the oscars but whoa 😍 twitter.com/theebillyporte…

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AppSecBloke Let’s see if we can lance this boil. Password managers:

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expectproblems Fun trivia: the same number of pubs existed, with the same opening hours, then as today! twitter.com/CanberraInside…

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CanberraInsider Parliament House, Canberra 1927 pic.twitter.com/mFuDeuHn5Y

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@whiteswine Keep up the good work. :) And best wished for The Other Thing.

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@whiteswine Somehow you’ve managed to make the Lord’s work sound sleazy. It’s a remarkable talent.

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But that suit doesn’t even fit him. It looks like he got it off a tramp who’d been sleeping in it, and didn’t have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AM

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@whiteswine Opening fire with the heavy artillery, eh Philip? I didn’t think the missionaries would be working down your way.

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@callicoma I could describe that as… wait for it… heaven on a stick?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark No, sadly NorthConnex won’t trigger the demolition of Balmain, which is of course the main aim.

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pleasedontatme it’s nice that they dedicated a whole dot point and multiple pages in their report to how much they hate the local..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eZ

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pleasedontatme Save Dully’s recommendations for future of Dulwich Hill include “maintain the low density fabric” and “look for opp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aq

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@SnarkyPlatypus While we’re at it, @NewtonMark, we should resurrect this idea for a third leg of the Sydney Harbour..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wk

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liamvhogan Do the stars of the academy have designated survivors

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@callicoma I am fine with my fate on Judgement Day. I’m one of the perfect ones.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark If we re-named “sleepers” (the transverse supports under the rails) to “boomers” we cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0u

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JoshBavas The man has been charged with one…🤭⚠️ pic.twitter.com/RM1Yf9PnzS

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@michaelneale @DavidFeng Perhaps, but it’s far from the most upsetting thing I’ve done on a train.

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I guess is how I’ll finally get a decent night’s sleep. twitter.com/last_of_englan…

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@DavidFeng Actually this may have been spurious. Further testing shows that the occasional pauses as I switch apps..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cz

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@techoglot @DavidFeng Intercity V-Set train, but yes. On the straight, clear run between Penrith and Blacktown they..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vJ

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@JustJimWillDo @DavidFeng The Skippies at WSU attached Kingwood are lovely. I think there’s about 14 or 16 of them,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QD

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Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus. This is for security auditing but I’m sure the same principles apply in your realm. twitter.com/mainframed767/…

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Passing Western Sydney University and enjoying watching the local mob of Eastern Grey Kangaroos go about their morn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zX

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I think the important thing to remember is that Gerard Henderson operates within his own reality. twitter.com/MichaelMaley7/…

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So what they’re saying is that Liberal candidates should be held in detention? I could support this proposal. twitter.com/samanthamaiden…

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@jpwarren To be fair, I would watch this movie.

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Ah, I never thought anyone could out-do Shakespeare, but here we are. twitter.com/Mumford_N_Puns…

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BrandDNA As part of their 2019 membership drive Collingwood have used UX research to make it easier for Pies fans to become..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DF

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srpeatling Leaving aside the bus this sentence really jumped out at me: “A self-confessed bogan who loves high-powered cars, M..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b0

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classiclib3ral A story about patriotism in 3 parts pic.twitter.com/VS42yyEOsW

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I get the feeling that the main act of The Unhinging has yet to even begin. Hold on tight, America! twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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ron_fournier HOLD THE DATE! We will be having one of the biggest religious celebrations in the history of Christianity on Dec. 2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GD

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@pixeltoofar It’s about 12C right now, so rather pleasant.

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Mon plan, confirmed: 0824 train to Sydney (almost now); 1200 @ASPI_ICPC @SangerNYT lunch thing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TQ

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Meanwhile, it’s still misty at Wentworth Falls. (That’s not my . That one is going to Lithgow.) pic.twitter.com/RsaGOu1ta6

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It is indeed a very good book and you should follow the advice of the strange man in Albuquerque. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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@BundyB @jeamland Cupboards aside, I’m now assuming it’s a guide to personal grooming.

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stilgherrian Avez-vous comme moi en français? “Sécurité : Et si on parlait de Cyber blitzkrieg et plus de cyber Pearl Harbor ?” zdnet.fr/actualites/sec…

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stilgherrian “Something huge and hard went into Uranus and it got very messy” (20 Dec 2017) metro.co.uk/2017/12/20/som… So far the b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IL

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stilgherrian Their facial expressions… they’re like rutting reindeer. twitter.com/Zorro_7CU/stat…

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evanspw @stilgherrian @GrogsGamut The vast majority of political reporting in this country is actually about political reporting.

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@jeamland @BundyB Hmmm. I think we definitely need more context.

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@nphair Oh your comments were fine. They were statements of fact. But the rest of that report, “take down government agencies”… sigh.

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At least at the hairdresser’s you get a haircut.

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ROUTINE REMINDER: The vast majority of political reporting is the equivalent of gossip at a suburban hairdresser’s…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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Let’s not even start on whether the @australian “should” be framing it as being about Labor. We have a free press…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e4

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Class Exercise: Head to one of the marginal electorates one afternoon and vox pop people with the question “Was fed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cV

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I love* how political journalists assume that their news-cycle framing of “the narrative” is the key influence on t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T7

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James_Jeffrey Come election night I reckon @AntonyGreenABC will have his feet on the desk and a cup of tea in hand by 7pm twitter.com/australian/sta…

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Looks like a pleasant enough day down in Sydney, thanks to @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/XO4iFdJ4E2

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@BundyB @jeamland I saw it, and I have questions. Not the least of which is “Is there a version where I can read the text?”

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@jeamland I was just about to reply. I’m a little envious here, because the S-Tank is one of the more remarkable ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W5

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@paulkidd I am bitterly disappointed, because I would’ve bought you a drink.

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap and, as it happens, this thread. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: 0824 train to Sydney; 1200 @ASPI_ICPC @SangerNYT lunch thing aspi.org.au/event/frontier…; 1515 medico;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0o

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Monday. Seven of the four are at least eight of them, if not fewer. Monday.

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