Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 26th, 2019

@DavidFeng @BaldingsWorld Hah! I’ll tell people about this when the relevant book drops in a few days.

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@DavidFeng @BaldingsWorld No no, that’s all fine. (I’m distracted because I just stumbled across another reference..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Y

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@DavidFeng @BaldingsWorld Every now and then I look to see who’s cited me and I laugh and laugh and laugh.

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@DavidFeng @BaldingsWorld Hahahahaha I keep forgetting that you some idiot “employs” you.

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@munin Well, enough of it. All of it would be rather a lot.

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The right amount of gin.

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russelneiss Hot. twitter.com/ReutersZengerl…

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edbott Doesn’t Devin Nunes have a cow to sue or something?

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glengyron Can’t believe Jared Kushner is the whistleblower. Sad.

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SueletteD Hard to know what’s worse.
The false promise of ‘how great open plan offices are!’ - or this. twitter.com/ceebrie/status…

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GretaThunberg Hang in there! Help is available. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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tedlieu This is from the managing editor of the Washington Examiner, a conservative publication. twitter.com/JayCaruso/stat…

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@munin That is magnificently baroque.

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morninggloria If Trump brings Pence down with him the line of succession gives us President Nancy Pelosi, the most hilarious outc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tf

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@munin Wow, yes, the whole analysis of this a century from now will be fascinating.

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@munin IF ONLY THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE WILL RELEASE THE SERVER.

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This is an astounding document, but the child in me can’t stop laughing at the whole Crowdstrike confusion in Trump..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5S

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steve_vladeck Don’t read just the media reports; read the whistleblower complaint itself:

intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/…

I’m not sure..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ej

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NatashaBertrand BREAK: The whistleblower complaint has been released intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/…

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maurertim Norway will not ban Huawei from 5G mobile network: minister reut.rs/2ntLA0B

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I’m sick of saying this, but… twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@_midofo_ @TrendsAustralia It’s an eternal condition, I’d have thought.

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@abaranov @pocketcasts What did we pay for it? Five bucks? We have all become such sooks.

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OK, so @pocketcasts has now upped it to a lifetime membership. I was happy with three years, because it’s really ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eu

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I am an expert.

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@errolwi @NewtonMark I have just over-simplified everything. :)

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@errolwi @NewtonMark Yeah but some Mark numbers are really minor variants in some aircraft, yeah? It’s basically just a spec sheet.

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@NewtonMark @errolwi But wouldn’t a wide variety of models be needed?

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abc730 If you’re a grown adult enraged by 16-year-old activist @GretaThunberg, satirist @markhumphries and his co-writer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…78

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@errolwi @NewtonMark The prop would seem to be the least of their concerns right now.

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I’ve just discovered a new history podcast, “You’re Dead To Me”, and I reckon @JohnBirmingham would like the episod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V9

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There’s a few tables full of the local Nepalese community here too, so consider that a further recommendation.

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PSA: The Hurstville Ritz Hotel has a Nepalese section on the pub menu and you should order from that.

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sovietvisuals “My mother’s relatives on the left, my father’s relatives on the right. USSR”

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@NewtonMark Still, what’s a Merlin engine cost these days? Pffft.

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I wonder if @SnarkyPlatypus is watching the World Cup Rugby.

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PaulBongiorno I am more convinced than ever it is time for churches, pseudo churches and those claiming to be churches paid taxes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rs

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@NewtonMark Also, that’s going to fuck your transmission isn’t it.

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@NewtonMark Is the propeller considered important?

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sherro58 “Before you call something “,” try stating its real business in plain English.” This is a great read on the re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z8

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simonahac 💥 pop quiz!

as “drought envoy” @Barnaby_Joyce spent $675k in expenses for 3 weeks on the ground, spent $200k on 2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VU

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@BundyB It’s good to know yourself generally, and I think our reviewer knows himself very well.

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@NickyWill100 So it’s basically a win for everyone! :)

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“Have to drag over own condiments.” pic.twitter.com/QfQZBNIE71

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winemomculture my friend told me to read the classic “harry potter becomes a communist” fanfic since i am not of the fanfic world..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P1

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frankieboyle It’s worth remembering that there are perfectly legitimate reasons for being suspicious of Greta Thunberg. For exam..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ou

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whereisdaz This new @markhumphries character is hilarious. twitter.com/theipa/status/…

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I am on the wrong side of the Harbour. Rectification is in progress.

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Oh good, Hillsong is going to Streisand itself. twitter.com/PaulBongiorno/…

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Airminded “A post-war air plan, which would bring every place in Australia within 24 hours of any other, and would eliminate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yx

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AllenCMarshall The Rocky Horror Picture Show was released on September 25, (1975) 44 years ago today. pic.twitter.com/J43q8Vit9Y

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Cochrane is giving quantum competing such an enormous rap right now. “With 1000 qubits we can become gods, effectiv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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Oops I’ve kinda zoned out there for a bit.

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Kxyne OK, @SICKOFWOLVES has inspired me to accept more LinkedIn invites from general IT recruiters. twitter.com/SICKOFWOLVES/s…

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@SquigglyRick Until the email from your editor asks “What, what’s this bit about?” anyway.

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[I’m also not sure whether he was merely describing current practice, or whether he was criticising it. Definitely one to check again.]

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I think Ren just said that we* don’t research the social impact of technology, we just develop the technology, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Db

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Further Ren: Atomic bombs bad, nuclear energy (potentially) good. Whether new technologies are bad, or of benefit t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6E

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@RealNickHodge @paulwallbank @R_Chirgwin @dobes Because you’re damaged and deranged and have no taste in music?

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[There’s an interesting discussion here on privacy laws and regional variations. I might re-listen to this section tomorrow.]

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@paulwallbank @R_Chirgwin @dobes At least Cthulu’s tunnels you could fit a train through.

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Ren in summary: Surveillance reduces crime and society is improved, and there are protocols for data to be used, so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bm

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Ren is doing the whole “young people are happy to post their photos online” argument about privacy not being such a concern any more.

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Ren has used the phrase “with regional characteristics” with respect to AI, but also says that the datasets will not be the issue.

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Moderator asserts that locking down data with privacy laws will mean the west will lag behind [!] and then Cochrane..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R5

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Hah! Panel’s mention of fifth-generation computing as a precursor to big-data exceptionalism echoes my “Why big dat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S1

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Kaplan says AI is (currently) just mining big data. US data might not work in China, and vice versa, because the environments are different.

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Cochrane says there isn’t a single time in history where isolationism has worked.

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viveka Quite possible that “you can’t manage what you can’t measure” is a good reason to resist being measured tho pic.twitter.com/APCnw6gVYx

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Something about Mount Everest.

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Ren says the possibility of such a dual world is “very slim” because we all get to see the science and the products.

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Moderator is insistent with her question, who would win in a dual tech world, US or China? Cochrane butts in ahead..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zn

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dobes U: how many tunnels are going to be built in Rozelle?

Gladys: All of them. pic.twitter.com/on3cnMGAOe

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Kaplan is kicking off about standards and how “5G” is about a whole lot of things.

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Ren is onto the Harmony operating system now. Says it’s designed for IoT with low latency.

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41Strange An optimistic Australian Possum pic.twitter.com/xjImtgefdU

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Cochrane says the politicians don’t understand the technology or the globalisation that happening, otherwise they w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jc

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Kaplan says that one standard in China, one in the US, can be dealt with, with things like dual-chip devices, but it isn’t optimal.

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Ren is clarifying statements that he’s looking at signing a “no back doors” agreement with some European [companies..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nd

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Kaplan says that in English “trust” is a fraught word. Is it all about trust? It’s like love. You can have a marria..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lB

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Ren seems confident that Huawei would maintain the lead over this hypothetical competitor because they could roll t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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Back to Ren, this 5G package to a single US company would include hardware, software, plans, production techniques,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…68

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Cochrane is speaking out against the fear of 5G and cancer etc.

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[This is different from how patents have usually been handled under ITU rules for 4G, 3G, and all the other things beforehand. Curious.]

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Ren says Huawei should license 5G only to one company in the west, exclusively, probably in the US, so it has the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6B

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Distrust in 5G is caused by a lack of knowledge, etc etc.

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5G is just a tool, a supporting platform, like textile machines and high-speed rail. People should trust new things.

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Says there was an accident with high-speed rail and people were “disapproving” but now they trust high-speed rail…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zd

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Ren is finally asked why people don’t trust him and 5G. Ren responds by talking about textile machines, so we’re pl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…41

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“We have to stop producing more and more for the few” and have to start producing sufficient for all, says Cochrane.

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Peter Cochrane is asked who will lead in the AI future? Will it be AI? Cochrane says it’s be the AI. Moves on to t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qV

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Jerry Kaplan is asserting that the pace of change is actually slower than in the past.

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[Generic futurism sentences.]

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“You shouldn’t feel hesitant about this new world. You should welcome this new world with open arms.”

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And of course AI. “AI will start to get applied at a very large scale to drive the society forward.” [That’s the si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zx

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Ren is implying there’s limits to electronic technology sub-nanometre, but instead links the future to bio- and gen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qa

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@NickyWill100 That does seem to be the case, yes.

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averyhartmans It has been literally hours and I’m still laughing out loud every time I think about this pic.twitter.com/4Z5aqAg8DU

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It’s just like being there. There are no flowers on the front of the stage this time. pic.twitter.com/NcT9RBxmQ5

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@ajfitzpatrick Meh, all these middle-aged white men are basically interchangeable.

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My comments on the last of these: “Huawei ramps up its technological Cold War propaganda: Huawei’s founder Ren Zhen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yg

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Wow check out this truly top-shelf brown-tonguing. pic.twitter.com/ksXOlWVGAV

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A Coffee With Ren starts in 15 minutes and I have instructions to watch it. Would you like to watch it with me?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XJ

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oliyoung It’s coming to steal your clove cigarettes and your Cure LPs twitter.com/shelleymlloyd/…

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RussianMemesLtd This is me heroically bearing all the blows of fate

oh

ah pic.twitter.com/SvLUCP7fyQ

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OzKitsch at a sydney nightclub, the tragic story of marihuana drug addicts is told through the medium of modern dance, 1952 pic.twitter.com/CYQN6FfmmT

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stilgherrian It. Is. Not. A. Transcript.

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Thu plan, an addition: 1700 AEST watch Huawei’s Coffee With Ren, the second of these sessions they’ve run. twitter.com/Huawei/status/…

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Thu plan, Part B draft: Struggle back into wakefulness; Health Patrol errands, various locations; remainder TBA. Let’s see how this goes.

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It. Is. Not. A. Transcript.

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@RealNickHodge I’ve got one word for you: E. M. P. Checkmate.

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NUKE THE BACTERIA.

(No, really. Is there anything a nuclear weapon can’t do?) twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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@CosmicRami Kangaroo Island in winter with no sleeping bag is not “cute”.

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thatbilloakley I think you guys must have seen a different press conference because the President is a fit fearless motorcycle-rid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dv

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PreetBharara “I did not have transactional relations with that man, Mr. Zelensky.”

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@CosmicRami They crawl into your sleeping bag for a nap and then when you wake them up they shred your sleeping bag also they are prickly.

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@CosmicRami I’ve had annoying interactions with echidnas and they are annoying.

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IT’S AN EJACULATION OF CORRUPTION. A CORRUPULATION THAT’S DEFINITELY GOING TO STAIN THE CURTAINS.

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@munin It’s not going to happen, though. Certain People will be seen as an outlier no matter what.

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Yeah I’ve definitely had enough coffee for this. Here we go… pic.twitter.com/Gq0auO68xF

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@munin Are we still taking about your grandparents?

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@munin As I have just discovered. [Nods] Fascinating.

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TIL “sundowning” is not the same as knock-off drinks. twitter.com/intelwire/stat…

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I should probably do this. You should probably do this. twitter.com/MikhailaRFogel…

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NewtonMark Polls can’t lie. It’s settled. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Baddiel Jedward have not aged well. pic.twitter.com/p6LGpyHDPG

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ElSandifer You know you’ve curated your Twitter feed correctly when lingerie shoots themed around turning men into stags and e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8p

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@NewtonMark @TwoSetViolin It’s good to see @TwoSetViolin being (re-)discovered by old people these past few days.

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So @NewtonMark these guys are @TwoSetViolin and they’re from Brisbane and they have 1.66 million followers on YouTu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aY

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Thu plan, Part A draft: Coffee; 0700 cross-check some sysadmin stuff; assuming it checks out, go back to bed and co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hV

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This is an acceptable day for Sydney today, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/2adavzswbw

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Thursday. Legs. LEGS! Thursday.

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