Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 4th, 2019

@jxeeno @BeauGiles I’ll save that for the morning, or maybe for when I’m actually flying.

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@jxeeno It was magic. Also 1200/75 baud, so brilliant.

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@jxeeno Haha yeah I had an account on that, which I assume is Viatel.

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@jxeeno This was the future, Ken, and it’s better than our future now.

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@mfsampson Yes, with really painful punishments.

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Did some fuckwit put Pete Evans on television again?

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus He means the range. Turning on the gas and lighting it is tricky, but then there’s the safety cut-out.

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decryption restaurant idea - a trough of nuggets, all you can eat for $10. No utensils. Eat them out of the trough like the baby pig you are

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@jpwarren @NewtonMark That name is forbidden because it’s stupid.

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Also in this week’s plan, the fact that I’ll be without a computer for most of the week. Repairs are in progress.

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 479: Human health improves, computer health declines” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/47… Covers 29..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…12

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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jonkudelka Sometimes slippery scallops. twitter.com/reidparker_/st…

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Back at @bunjaree for the first time in nearly four weeks. Someone has tidied up my patch, which is lovely.

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WAITING PATIENTLY.

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@dahowlett [Nods] Well may good fortune go with you!

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@dahowlett This is an interesting choice. Had you been much of a person of faith in the past?

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“This gang of Indian women patrol their village and punish badly behaving men” abc.net.au/news/2019-08-0…

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straczynski In 1941, we went to war with the Nazis. The *only* reason we stopped was because we ran out of Nazis to fight. If s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RH

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@NewtonMark @dobes @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Meh. It’s not like the turd was doing anything.

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“Tourist hotspot locals stung by rudeness as ‘grumpy’ grey nomads swarm” abc.net.au/news/2019-08-0…

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Still, I thought that “making a profit” was coming back into fashion. twitter.com/EricNewcomer/s…

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CloserThanThink Highways by Automation was published on this day in 1958

Rent or buy the film today!..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OM

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@R_Chirgwin @sylmobile Yes, they might have to pay their staff legally.

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SlenderSherbet This is how tornadoes start. pic.twitter.com/g74ML2Pp0w

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@sylmobile The owners are asking for way too much more rent.

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@paoladm @R_Chirgwin Yep, I can see a bunch of different options in Apple’s App Store. I imagine Android is similarly well served.

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@paoladm @R_Chirgwin I’m pretty sure there’s already third-party keyboard apps that do this, if they’re not already..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vi

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@weezmgk @DrRhysPockett There’ll be someone. There’s always someone.

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@DrRhysPockett @whoretic Hands back a shaving brush and a can of contact cement.

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@rhematt @fewenfarbetween Possibly the power cord or the like getting caught between the lid and the body as it’s b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2t

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Anyway, later on I’ll hit up people for contributions. Supporters bought this machine for me four years ago now.

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Oops, that’s for the screen and clamshell price. Includes webcam and some other bits. Standard labour is free with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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Yep, a new non-Mondrian screen will be about $970.20 including labour, and there’ll be a new top panel with keyboar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vD

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@munin Well exactly. Also, “Don’t fence me in.”

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Waiting for an Official Fruit-based Cleverperson.

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@AusRob @zdnetaustralia Um, front page of The Saturday Paper last week. :) I quoted a bunch.

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@MsLods @zdnetaustralia Thanks. I think they key issue is that the strategy baton was dropped when Turnbull was dumped.

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@rhematt @fewenfarbetween Interesting thought. I might ask the Cleverperson.

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MIT_CSAIL This is what 1 byte of RAM looked like in 1946. (h/t @reddit) pic.twitter.com/BODV99Pux3

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@PointZeroOne @PeteLawler I’m not doing it, because I need to get to Penrith on time.

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@juhasaarinen Something to hold on to, at least officially.

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@PeteLawler I don’t know whether the railway regulations have been updated to Penalty Units yet. I guess there’s one quick way to find out.

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Pro Tip: When someone claims that some news story isn’t being covered, they’re nearly always, always wrong.

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That and — oh look! — it’s actually being covered quite comprehensively. Here’s a search of stories in the last weetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…kwYq

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Possibly because “38th week in a row” means there’s not a whole lot of news in it, in the news sense of “new things..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6z

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campuscodi GitHub sued for aiding hacking in Capital One breach

Don’t @ me. I’m just reporting on it. I know the lawsuit is s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…87

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Today’s prog rock band name is… twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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“This week on Bombshell Loren and Erin hold down the fort and ask the brilliant Elsa Kania [@EBKania] to explain th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mM

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Sun plan, updated: Pack (pretty much done) and bump out Ashfield; 1324 train to Penrith; lunch; 1535 Apple Penrith;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7h

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hughriminton ICYMI warns her name and image are being used in an online scam.

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wdlindsy “The Archbishop of Melbourne has quietly bought himself a country retreat complete with ­indoor pool, as the Cathol..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JW

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@je_au True, but not in this case. :) I am well across all of these things.

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 479: Human health improves, computer health declines” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/47… Covers 29..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…12

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Sun plan, confirmed: Planning (in progress); set up Weekly Wrap; pack and bump out from Ashfield; 1424 train to Pen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2U

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@R_Chirgwin It does mean arriving a bit later at Wentworth Falls, but a quicker repair is more important than a pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hX

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@R_Chirgwin Excellent, but I’ve managed to book a spot at Apple Penrith this afternoon, en route. My luck has returned.

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@jonoabroad Thanks. It’s just a matter of getting it repaired, so just bloody inconvenient.

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Sun plan, draft: Figure out how to deal with the computer’s dead screen; pack; 1324 train to Wentworth Falls; plann..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IZ

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Preparing to face the reality of the day.

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Sunday. One can never tell. Sunday.

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