Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 8th, 2019

Time for me to return to that editing. I’ll be back when I’ve finished.

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mattcdef2000 Are non-toxic frog secretions OK? twitter.com/ToryShepherd/s…

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South Australia really is becoming a nanny state. twitter.com/ToryShepherd/s…

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scott_thewspot I’m starting to wonder if First Dog really did go to the moon or if it’s all a big hoax.

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dobes Some egg is going to suggest a fucking car powered by measles by the time this election is over.

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Reuters Firefighters airlift cow to safety in Italy pic.twitter.com/hBa8f9XMYQ

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@SallyRMelb @KKeneally @SnarkyPlatypus It’d make a good podcast or vlog, I reckon.

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@raaahbin Whew! I was worried for a while there.

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tobiasziegler Looking forward to the first 2019 leaders debate: the contenders head to Eastern Creek raceway for a hot-lap contes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rl

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Simon_Cullen London’s new car pollution charge starts today.

Non-compliant cars will have to pay £12.50 (AU$ 23) every day to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yo

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hexadecim8 No, it’s not. twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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seanjmcneill Juat a very normal scene of police erecting barricades so the rich can eat peacefully under a highway surrounded by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4m

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@trentyarwood @onthemedia @SnarkyPlatypus Nope. A full-program interview with historian Daniel Immerwahr, author of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cg

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gths we need a vaccine for brain worms

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@dobes Is that good enough, though?

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@dobes While that’s true, this strategy does have its drawbacks.

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@dobes I too would like to handle one complaint every six weeks, plus holidays. I would send them all a very lovely letter.

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@onthemedia @SnarkyPlatypus That and the medical experiments on the Puerto Ricans.

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@onthemedia @SnarkyPlatypus What @SnarkyPlatypus will especially like* is the concept of “The White Man’s Burden”.

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I say, this week’s @onthemedia “Empire State of Mind” is very, very good. wnycstudios.org/story/on-the-m… @SnarkyPlatypus w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XR

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@Davidramli I can imagine. Needless to say, I did not buy these things.

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@dobes I don’t trust @binchickensc when it’s over there and not at the Local Court on Liverpool Street.

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@ChrisEgginton Don’t worry, I would never buy these things.

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What “mess”? What the fuck do you do in the kitchen? pic.twitter.com/wJx2BNFiIr

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@franksting Yeah journalists need to remember to translate from police speak to everyday English, but some are afraid to do so.

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LynnGrieveson Found among my old files: this month in 1986 farmers protest Government policies with a march to Parliament. And, y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gO

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GreenJ I’ve been driving the new electric Keith Windschuttle … zero to looneytunes in 8.4 seconds.

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More Startupland sooking, for those who think we haven’t had enough yet. twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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CoreySinclair Curious choice by @Channel10AU to try and smooth over the KAK Indigenous community controversy with a follow up di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hm

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed. Sixth Tone is kind of “approved” media but Zeng Yuli’s work is usually worth a read.

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@jonoabroad @ahontwi We don’t have wetas in Australia. It’s a cricket, sure, but not a weta. Unless something seriously weird is going on.

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@voltagex My deadline isn’t until 2am my time and it’s like two hours work tops. So party on!

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@voltagex Already retweeted, because I’m procrastinating something chronic.

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Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus.

(I know I shouldn’t set him off, but I like to live dangerously.) twitter.com/SixthTone/stat…

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Jeff_Sparrow If Windschuttle weren’t so fusty, he’d have loved QAnon. twitter.com/MrPhilQ/status…

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@LLah_Nomis Because… hey just Google “security robots”. They’re a thing.

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@aDB @GreenJ I would never want to be tangled up in @GreenJ’s bits, blue or otherwise.

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@upulie Cool. Security there is a private company not TSA, and they’re much better. You’ve still got CBP doing the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H3

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@GreenJ Is this another football reference?

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@upulie Good luck. You entering the US at LAX or SFO?

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@franksting “Drive in a manner dangerous” is a specific named crime. The “bias-related” thing is language designed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GY

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Jeff_Sparrow Look, Shorten’s electric cars will inevitably turn into robots and kill us all. Now give me a column in the Austral..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sW

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joshgnosis I just read it and can confirm they’re basically in pizzagate territory at this stage. The logical leaps they’re wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UZ

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@jeamland So like all the fuckin’ others. Gotcha.

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@jeamland Pffft. I don’t even know what Sumo Logic is. I assume it’s about fat blokes pushing you off the mat.

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@upulie Hey, you’re a brown person going to The America, what could possibly go wrong? (I’m not helping, am I.)

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@jxeeno I am so liking your work lately.

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jxeeno “who did it better” meme except it’s libs vs labs and it says “who charged it faster”

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This is awesome. Kids defeat robots. Also, the last bit doesn’t look like Daleks on patrol one bit. Not at all. twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/…

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@Epigrammist I honestly can’t tell any more. The idiocy and desperation is beyond understanding.

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To be fair, on most flights half of the passengers should be deleted. twitter.com/SoniaCuff/stat…

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@AntonyGreenABC @jetztgibtshaue All this is becoming quite hilarious though. How are we meant to plan for this?

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@jetztgibtshaue @AntonyGreenABC House of Reps they’re up for grabs. The Senate depends on who they replaced and all..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X6

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@dobes Don’t worry, Labor could still lose this. It’s their forte.

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GreenJ hmm. If only we could make an electric hamburger … twitter.com/australian/sta…

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@jetztgibtshaue I think they can go one week later. I’ll have to check @AntonyGreenABC’s guide.

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Mon plan, remainder: Shopping (soon); finish that editing task, finally; collapse late in the evening. Everything is under control.

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@jetztgibtshaue Something like that yes. I can’t be arsed doing the arithmetic right now.

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Oh my fucking God. This is playing chicken on an epic scale. twitter.com/CoughlanMatt/s…

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pooleejones on today’s episode of this boomer doesn’t realize women serve too pic.twitter.com/JAIYpguA2E

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@munin @dobes Hah. Slightly less likely in this instance, but who can say?

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@dobes What is a “Senator Kitching”?

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macklin_gd An especially moronic comment given the judge concluded “There is no doubt that this murder was done for the purpos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jp

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brexitcountdow1 Brexit is 114 hours away.

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techAU Mad props for rocking the unicorn t-shirt on live TV. pic.twitter.com/j9F4rpI1Ql

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lauxmyth Long ago, when I was studying biology, I used science terms for passwords. In fact, I once used platyhelminthes th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yW

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riskybusiness Clearly freezers would have been a better choice for hiding ice in amirite?

I’m here all week, try the parmigiana. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@dobes @mackaysuzie You know how fond of triffids I am, right?

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dobes Siri, show me what a two-week libertarian Senator looks like pic.twitter.com/RQdLqqz7eS

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glengyron ScoMo: EVs are evil.

Blurb: *checks notes*

Hanson: EVs aren’t real. They’re fake like the idea the earth is a sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h6

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@GreenJ When even Jeremy Clarkson can prove someone’s arguments wrong we’re in truly dank territory, Australia.

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0xabad1dea Is… is this an 1873 tired/wiretwitter.com/TweetsofOld/st…UQ

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GossiTheDog Dark Blockchain has been deployed to Brexit. pic.twitter.com/9PFNi9Mze3

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Stuartcorner This is a worry. A study by the Hansard Society found that when people were asked whether “Britain needs a strong..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

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scoopnewsworthy Really big news from @TheNTNews ex @TelumMedia pic.twitter.com/0nBfVQPv3d

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Em_Dawn I’ve had many journeys south of , but today this finally happened. Timed to perfection ✈️ @SydneyAirport..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QJ

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I know people often post about their first computer and it’s nearly always some kit or consumer microcomputer. But..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LL

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BWorthington_ “Order… order… order… order… ORDER.” The Wong v Cormann battle is getting very shouty, very quickly pic.twitter.com/f0AtymZJdG

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@crgentle You really know how to pique my interest.

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RomanMarchant Participate and state your views for an AI ethics framework in Australia. Great discussion paper by @Data61news..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z0

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@purserj @dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard I have long since moved past rage to existential despair and bleak laughter.

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bencubby Man sought after alleged assault of teenager ‘Egg Boy’ smh.com.au/national/victo… via @smh

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It helps the more excited gentleman delay climax. twitter.com/whiteswine/sta…

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jeamland Fairly sure that all these things are related. pic.twitter.com/nHwzFgeHsB

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miaubiz if i found a turtle in the desert i would question it until it 🐀 out all the other turtles

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Ideally with everyone involved serving a 3-year jail term with all the techbros. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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z3ndrag0n @samanthamaiden @7_jenkinson Wonder if it’s the same focus group that got him sacked from both of his tourism gigs.

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samanthamaiden Scott Morrison doing doorstop in Queensland warning Bill Shorten is going to rip big, grunty Hilux 4WD out of big..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hc

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@dobes @MatthewBevan @dctrjack They could just wander over to Fitzroy.

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MartinDunlop1 (Kevin Bloody Wilson storms offstage after dying for 45 minutes)

KBW: You told me that stuff was fine!

Kevin’s wr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4H

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thetowncrier Harsh. I quite like @mjrowland68. twitter.com/tvtonightau/st…

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@MatthewBevan @dobes @dctrjack This conspiracy goes deeper than I’d ever imagined.

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@john_chr @upulie Indeed. But definitely listen to @upulie: Don’t eat the red capped ones.

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swodinsky broke: plastic garfield phones mysteriously washing up on french beaches
woke: plastic rugrats dolls mysteriously f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kc

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@dobes @MatthewBevan @dctrjack Has anyone done the “That’s nothing to crow about” joke yet?

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@upulie Those are, yes, though some of the kids up here are arsehats. I forgot to look for the more magic beasties,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ld

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@upulie I was planning to leave them for the, erm, enthusiasts.

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Apparently it’s shroom season already. pic.twitter.com/OMnPJKwu4c

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At Leura they’ve taken down all the international flags on The Mall except this extremely faded New Zealand flag. pic.twitter.com/SWZQH4WkP7

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dtsmith_sydney This is your brain on Sky News twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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danhett another fascist classic here from the Battersea bedwetter pic.twitter.com/sbRy1KNLeS

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workmanalice Liberal senator Ian Macdonald just called The Australian “the left-wing media” in .

What a time.

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@Aitch_El @MuckRock Heh. It’s a well-known incident. A really daft accident.

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patbcaruana Scott Morrison has so many affected ockerisms he’s about a week away from starting a band called “The Durries” with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I7

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@TimWattsMP Are you saying he’s all talk and no torque?

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TheOnion Study Finds Every Style Of Parenting Produces Disturbed, Miserable Adults trib.al/EHp8rte pic.twitter.com/QFoGwxpJBi

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vealmince To the Nissan Micra driver cruising down my street blasting Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship … respect!
youtube.com/watch?v=3wxyN3…

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Lexwerks Please note that declaring Moral Bankruptcy does not automatically allow for the discharging of regulatory complian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sW

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New @AICriminology statistical bulletin: “How much fentanyl is available on the darknet?” aic.gov.au/publications/s…

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SwiftOnSecurity If you think planes are dangerous, just wait until you check out these things called stairs.

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NewtonMark Dear Bill Shorten, men are too stupid to understand equality. Please consider abandoning it. pic.twitter.com/0mq7vQ9LVt

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@jxeeno Yes, kinda, but a meatless hamburger is not a hamburger, it’s a salad roll. With a really crappy salad.

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GreenJ Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. twitter.com/guardian/statu…

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MuckRock unearths photos from the infamous 1958 “Mars Bluff Incident,” in which the accidentally dropped a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wD

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hughstephens .@jmcduling nails it in this piece – the tech industry assumes that government should come to us, or consult us intwitter.com/i/web/status/1…GJbM

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@phenidone @SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark Oi. I’m overweight, yes, but I’m not “burly”. I don’t have the shoulders for it.

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DrKillgrove My 9yo: I’m gonna try to jump on this swing. Then if it’s dangerous and I die, you’ll know.

My 5yo: But I don’t wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ik

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Hungry? Here’s how to get a free hamburger at McDonald’s. At least until they notice the bug in their pricing syste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rt

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@kaydo @lucethoughts The mobile black spots are when I get the most work done. :)

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Anyway, China uses the AI etc for social control, the West uses it to ensure the workers are “productive”. Everything is going to plan.

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“UK businesses using artificial intelligence to monitor staff activity: Unions warn systems such as Isaak may incre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gE

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@jeamland Does this mean you can make salads for office workers?

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@lucethoughts If you can afford a little more, get the train. More comfortable, there’s food and drink on board, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K5

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@DavidFeng And they were. The MId-Atlantic Ridge is the upwelling of crap where the plates are moving apart.

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TheKouk ANZ jobs advertisements falling sharply: Is the Budget forecast for 5% unemployment rate already obsolete?
ANZ job..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…06

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@DavidFeng Ah yes, an Eastern Grey in a cranky mood. Kangaroos are not the cute cuddly creatures as seen on TV. (Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ex

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@DavidFeng Hah! Yeah, kangaroos may fill the same ecological niche as deer, kinda, but they move a it differently.

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@jpwarren @rgmerk @GordyPls All fair points. I haven’t been getting around to playing with things for ages.

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“Facebook are ‘morally bankrupt, pathological liars’ — NZ Privacy Commissioner”nzherald.co.nz/business/news/…M

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@awelder We are in furious agreement here, Sir.

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“UK unveils aggressive plan to penalise Facebook, Google” nzherald.co.nz/business/news/… Do you detect a mood in the air?

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@jpwarren @rgmerk @GordyPls How much of that is because you like to play?

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joshgnosis Protesters in Queensland agreed to leave an abattoir in exchange for three lambs. 7news.com.au/news/qld/vegan…

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@rgmerk @jpwarren @GordyPls Surely there are packages that already do this rostering stuff? It’s a common enough problem.

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@techoglot I could even name it after a time of day!

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Goddammit I’ve given away so many one-liners this morning. Maybe I should get myself onto someone’s writing team. O..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bp

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I admire the Morrison government for being so sporting, behaving like they’re in Opposition well before they’ve even called the election.

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jonkudelka Electric cars will be causing wind turbine syndrome by the end of the week.

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Maybe they need a bit of that anti-sniffing petrol Opal in Canberra and Holt Street. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opal_(fue…

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“One of Australia’s most iconic television advertisements … was in fact derived from a Chevrolet TV commercial in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q1

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“We love football, meat pies, kangaroos, and Holden cars” youtube.com/watch?v=VGW-WX… The world as understood* by Scott..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YJ

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Banning Westminster would be an excellent start. twitter.com/adschina/statu…

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus It does indeed sound like a lovely time out of DC.

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egadheg Excited at the prospect of being murdered by a weightlifting robot ostrich twitter.com/tictoc/status/…

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AndrewPStreet @michaelkoziol “…and that is why we’re proud to announce that Winx is the new candidate for Wentworth.”

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OzKitsch The ubiquitous stench of horse manure in Victorian times earned the city the nickname “Smellbourne” twitter.com/agesmh_archive…

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cityoftongues Last week an article about toxic masculinity causing climate change was doing the rounds. This week the Liberal par..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tm

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Some more on an electric ute for @TonyAbbottMHR and @ScottMorrisonMP. Apparently the only remaining issue is how mu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vf

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jonkudelka got one

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AusElectoralCom Do you live in the Hunter Valley? Earn some extra money by applying to work as a polling official at the upcoming f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oc

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“My Canton Restaurant Tex Mex” sounds very @SnarkyPlatypus. ;) twitter.com/ApostrophePong…

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@Angrybudgie I have my kangaroo cooking down pat. :)

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The updated edition of “Dark Emu” is on Amazon at AUD 8.06 for the Kindle edition. amazon.com.au/gp/product/B07… twitter.com/IndigenousX/st…

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GreenJ 2019. twitter.com/OzKitsch/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also something that they have in common: concentration camps.

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AntonyGreenABC @Wendy_Bacon @RicDutton1 @vogrady2132 Ipsos consistently records a higher Green vote and lower Labor vote than ever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nr

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@cxi That’s true. That’s a very bad UI design. Many elevators* are.

* See, I spoke American there!

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@cxi The asterisk is the clue.

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Scott Morrison has a remarkably narrow view of what Australians like. twitter.com/JoeABCNews/sta…

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@playswithf1re @dobes They would eat the whole thing, as you know.

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I reckon @ApostrophePong needs to see this, and also the one earlier in the thread. (I know you miss these silly cr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xV

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@dobes THIS IS MAGNIFICENT. A mere rock cannot dissuade a mob of jerkbirds ravenous for cardboard. twitter.com/playswithf1re/…

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And then there’s the Weekly Wrap with the usual. Blah blah blah. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, supplemental: The editing task isn’t really all that big, but as any writer can tell you it’s important t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qp

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Mon plan, confirmed: Laundry (in progress); work on that editing task, no really, because even my extended deadline..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oi

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p_hannam Meanwhile in Norway… twitter.com/ErikSolheim/st…

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lbcyber Fun fact:

You can make any Wikipedia article dystopian by changing it to the past tense. pic.twitter.com/UBbpJ3fgJ6

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Dear South Australia, this is probably going to be a Good Thing. Go and sing the damn song with @KeithConlon. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DB

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glengyron Having a go like Winx by dosing myself on a huge amount of Ketamine.

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@dobes Maybe I’m anthropomorphising, but the “Nah, I don’t like this, fuck it” gesture is a winner for me.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s certainly a weird critter. But not a platypus.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I suggest nothing. But I assume those blokes are doing the “We can lift heavy things” stuff, advert..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bj

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@dobes 1000% yes. @liamvhogan has finally solved NSW’s infrastructure problems.

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I think what’s definitely not un-Australian is looking forward to an additional hilarious week of Morrison shooting..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dO

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ScottRhodie I’m not a fan of vegans protesting especially but Morrison saying it is “un-Australian” is just a lot of shite. pic.twitter.com/gfhhzdht1U

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GovGoogles photoshop an apex gang driving a nissan leaf into a restaurant and stealing their franking credits

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@rod3000 I’ll leave that judgement with you. I have little feel for automotive aesthetics.

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Meanwhile, me at @zdnetaustralia Friday, helping: “Why the tech industry is wrong about Australia’s video streaming..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mm

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@dobes Yeah I did that on Friday. It didn’t end well.

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“Is it moral to benefit from research while opting out of electronic health records?” asks @dobes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RM

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Arash_Mohebbi When have we known them NOT to choose a stupid hill to die on? twitter.com/evcricket/stat…

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OzKitsch @simonahac Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.
- Sir William Pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ll

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ElysseMorgan Do they arrive next financial year? twitter.com/verbaliza/stat…

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@expectproblems No no, this is nothing to do with religion. Besides, that Jesus bloke made some good points.

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sarahdingle_ Trying to follow this story but finding it hard to get past “Christ was reincarnated as a Chinese woman living in Q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MM

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expectproblems Very important. twitter.com/HistoryMuppet/…

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Oh and then there was this classic symptom Morrison’s brain worm infection. twitter.com/earthma23/stat…

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And on the weekend Morrison made sure it was literal horserace reporting on politics. Well at least he had a go.

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If Scott Morrison reckons another $4 million of advertising will lipstick this pig he’s dreamin’.

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@dobes @riskybusiness Meanwhile, “Measles deaths top 1,100 in Madagascar” (13 Mar) outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-deaths… I was re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3s

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Important* life hack, or something. Beautiful work. twitter.com/jxeeno/status/…

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Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus.

(I’m going to cop grief for this, I know it.) twitter.com/WholesomeMeme/…

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@nukolator It’s that last one that’ll be the showstopper.

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@rovingrob Thank you. That’s bound to be my inspiration highlight for the week now.

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… as is this one. Wow five years ago. In the time since, though, there’s been a solid, dedicated, and well-coordi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S2

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HAPPY HEARTBLEED HALF-DECADE! This is a very good thread… twitter.com/colmmacc/statu…

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juhasaarinen Not koala flavoured then? pic.twitter.com/6fiFiO9p4P

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“Meet the mole cricket – the platypus of the insect worldaustraliangeographic.com.au/blogs/creatura…GS Attn@SnarkyPlatypususpic.twitter.com/R5ncsqpwQBQB

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@evcricket Apparently not, says my extensive research*. Mole crickets have diggy things at the front.

* One Googl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cV

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@rod3000 Indeed, though I deliberately left out Mr Musk’s stuff because he gets enough of a free run already.

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Further alleged plans, controversial writing, and a pointlessly large insect, may be found in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: Laundry; minor geekery; errands, lunch, and shopping, Leura; finish that editing task, no really,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1U

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kcarruthers Tl;dr yup twitter.com/drjdrooghaag/s…

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Magnificent Blue Mountains weather and solid social commentary from @CARROT_app today. pic.twitter.com/9haHLM4z5C

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@Jovianshadow “‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: street library sparks joy for Tony Abbott” (21 Mar)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mH

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Imaging that. In just three minutes I found three models of electric ute in my electric information street library. youtube.com/watch?v=vViOWa…

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… he may not be aware of these street libraries. pic.twitter.com/wgcugQWITS

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So while Crusader Rabbit says this… twitter.com/ComedianJonas/…

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Monday. Please align your fish correctly. Monday.

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