Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 27th, 2019

@reselsnark I think I’ve already seen one!

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PhDPhotographer Do we really want companies like @instagram determining and shaping the visual landscape of women online. The photo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…us

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81TC01N @DNetchurch @davidgerard @tfswebb i have my bookkeeping excell filled in a dropbox folder distriubted over 3 differ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OP

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@dobes @manindotblack Great work. I’ve seen both sulphur-cresteds and corellas doing loops while hanging from power..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mc

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@kcarruthers @awelder @SnarkyPlatypus Oh I did see that! That was excellent. I mean apart from that.

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@dprk_ebooks @SnarkyPlatypus Wow. How could I have forgotten? @SnarkyPlatypus will surely agree with this choice.

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@awelder @SnarkyPlatypus @kcarruthers Interesting choice. I don’t know her work at all.

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albefittarelli This is pretty interesting if confirmed. twitter.com/conflicts/stat…

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thewarzonewire Pentagon may scrap 35 million depleted uranium rounds used by the A-10 Warthog’s gun:
thedrive.com/the-war-zone/3…

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@SnarkyPlatypus The demographic profile of pubs and clubs, at different times of day, can be fascinating.

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@RhombusHatesYou It’s important to get these things right.

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OK, so what Blackbeard supposedly had in his beard were burning tapers, not tapirs. So I’ve learned something already.

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@NKW2 @SnarkyPlatypus Wait, what? How did we miss this crisis in Australia’s cultural landscape?

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Listening to the “You’re Dead To Me” episode on Blackbeard. pca.st/dj3dvqa0

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SnarkyPlatypus Let’s open this up to the floor. What is the Australian cultural highlight of the 21st century? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @kcarruthers So what is the cultural highlight of the new century so far?

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “More generic futurist hand-waving from Huawei’s founder” zdnet.com/article/more-g…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @drsimmo @wolfcat @_midofo_ I suspect not, though I’ve eaten a lot of unclassified “Chinese food” i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kk

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@drsimmo @wolfcat @SnarkyPlatypus @_midofo_ Note to self: A new superhero for the Culture Wars: Divisive Duck.

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@drsimmo @wolfcat @SnarkyPlatypus @_midofo_ It’s not about the duck. I like duck. Give me duck. It’s the Peking bit. Whatever that is.

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@kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus Cultural fucking highlight of the century, Kate.

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@wolfcat @SnarkyPlatypus @_midofo_ No, I just find it a bit uninteresting. I don’t dislike it, I just don’t get why anyone bothers.

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@kcarruthers What about winning the America’s Cup. eh? @SnarkyPlatypus

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Evidence is emerging that last night’s late meal of chilli chicken was really good.

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@skwashd @ReneeStephen Possums certainly respond well to friendly humans. They also make way too much noise while having sex in the ceiling.

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EmmaKennedy Fun story. The worst person in every Richard Curtis Film is always called Bernard. Richard Curtis went to school wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mc

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@ReneeStephen For us it’s the somewhat smaller brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_br… pic.twitter.com/7N34ZyRaWa

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@max_au Yeah “look like someone” sure buddy.

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This long backgrounder is excellent, with good links. “The Alarming Case of the USAF’s Mysteriously Missing Unmanne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lz

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alex_c_lee If I have to stop my daily ritual of throwing four iced doughnuts into a bin every morning, then maybe I don’t want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…b7

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This article cites someone using the term “suicide drone” and I can’t help but think we already have a name for the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xa

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tudorgrrrl The quality content I come here for twitter.com/wyvernandstar/…

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@ReneeStephen It’s like those who lives with raccoons / trash pandas.

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Relaxing to the gentle sounds of bin chickens honking at dusk.

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@BenMS @displayb333 @D_Keating So the perfect car to go with the Australian spirit of adventure! It’s a classic motor.

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MarquisO Ah the memories. This is my favourite story about what it’s like to walk into some organisations to help them prepa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bK

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cox_tom “I promised to raise the finest sheep army in England to do battle on this hillside, and that is what I have done.” pic.twitter.com/qEnSax2Qrz

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PSA: @danmurphys currently has @younghenrys Cloudy Cider cans at $17 per 6-pack (members price).

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kcarruthers Way to go Oz!!! Australia has slid digital competitiveness rankings every year since 2015, according to the Switzer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ff

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Serrels Wake up sheeple! pic.twitter.com/QnYuYBbhW1

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TheOnion Chelsea Manning, Reality Winner Excitedly Hoping Nation’s Newfound Approval Of Whistleblowers Will Get Them Out Of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sI

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The_East_End Stoic, stubborn or downright strange - a London shop owner declares his policy in the event of a German Invasion in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9D

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Can someone explain to this guy all the good things about the Leyland P76? twitter.com/D_Keating/stat…

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It’s like a Leyland P76 without the good bits. twitter.com/sovietvisuals/…

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beneltham Difficult to overestimate just how much damage Morrison’s blustering climate denialism has done to Australia’s fore..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wo

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@SnarkyPlatypus I had the chilli chicken last night and it was excellent.

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@NGruen1 Yeah, that’s the one. Not even a kayak could convince me otherwise.

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@zdnetaustralia Fri plan, remainder: Laksa, at a place down the road; ignore most of my emails; TGIF knock-off drin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F0

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “More generic futurist hand-waving from Huawei’s founder” zdnet.com/article/more-g…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m sure I don’t know what you’re talking about.

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gepeto42 🇨🇦The two provinces 🇨🇦 pic.twitter.com/vHfuA5ijAY

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s bloody hard work, I understand, having spoken with a good few.

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@_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo Putting in some extra buoyancy to float Dawkins’ ego.

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@reselsnark Don’t you dare. I won’t go. Well, not unless I have company to keep me sane. That whole cruise sounds like a hellscape.

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MargaretSimons A very nice article about my soon to be released book. Penny Wong biographer’s tale of tenacity indaily.co/297850 via @indaily

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statelibrarynsw Sharing some colourful @Qantas travel posters for ! These were part of a popular campaign created b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RZ

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@_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo So, when Dawkins is aboard it’ll be laid down? Sorry.

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bengrubb Pitt St Mall,
2:30pm,
waiting for a friend,
minding my own business.
Forty-something-year-old man approaches, t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YE

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“The sharp sword: China and
the drone threat to Australia” lowyinstitute.org/the-interprete… pic.twitter.com/FFlRhslQ4p

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ On the Safari Explorer, “This high-end SUV of a ship is nimble, strong, and loving.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HH

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@SnarkyPlatypus Take a good huff of the laundry bleach, that’ll perk you up.

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tomwalkerisgood People reading sun tzu for marketing jobs. yeah make sure you position your cavalry in the nearby scrub before the big meeting you idiot

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@JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ Maybe “purposefully” is a euphemism for spending half the day fucking about in shallow wat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U7

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moomoomang If you’re not into 1980’s Soviet Prototype computers, then I don’t need our friendship pic.twitter.com/8ISTyagLTK

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NuclearAnthro Hooray Stanislav Petrov Day!

tired so prev thread.

My understanding has changed somewhat—e.g., alert went up cha.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7m2

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Hey @_midofo_ @JustJimWillDo do you watery chaps recommend “purposeful navigation” around volcanic islands?

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“DAY 7: CAPTAINS CHOICE EXPLORATION. Today, the Captain will purposefully navigate…” Good on him. pic.twitter.com/WJPVOpGWRZ

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NGruen1 You too can go on a celebrity thinker cruise with Richard Dawkins

Pith helmets will need to be strapped tightly to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qt

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Susan_Hennessey I am a lawyer. It’s illegal. twitter.com/joshscampbell/…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains regional characteristics.

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michaelkoziol Got my hands on a copy of Roxy Jacenko’s pulped book with testimony from Jackie O that she “never fails to disappoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nO

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@BXGD There are so, so many Wrong Thoughts in that article.

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@ashabeeeee @zdnetaustralia OK, I’m getting back to writing now, so you’ll have something to read.

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adamslily Free legal advice from the former California AG twitter.com/k8_waters/stat…

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“Is blockchain the key for millennials entering Australia’s housing market?” abc.net.au/news/2019-09-2… No, of course it fucking isn’t.

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@bigbadave Well that’s where I’d put it.

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It’ll probably be in the basement. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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PeterGleick Meanwhile, the strongest storm ever recorded in the eastern Atlantic has spun up. twitter.com/philklotzbach/…

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@ashabeeeee @zdnetaustralia Stop bullying me. (Also, I am half-way through writing the words.)

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Well, @NewtonMark @errolwi, maybe not so expensive after all. twitter.com/CcibChris/stat…

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@zdnetaustralia Fri plan, confirmed: Slow start (done); write for @zdnetaustralia (starting now); triage email and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wN

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Is there anything that Elon Musk isn’t an Instant Fucking Expert in? twitter.com/paulwiggins/st…

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@jpwarren The prize is $1 million but in Bitcoin.

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Well, @SnarkyPlatypus @joshgnosis @dobes, it’s not Jedward but @TheEconomist is certainly on the right track this w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iu

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JaneLytv Been really looking forward to this @oiioxford report.

In 2017, they found 28 countries running troll farms.
In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xs

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clapifyoulikeme I have been thinking about this exchange all day. pic.twitter.com/NsZVysKhl5

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Jay_Watt That moment when the presenter of a about the US-China trade war realises the People’s Republic of ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v4

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umairh I strongly doubt our societies have much of a future. But I have a puppy so I’m prepared

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@michaelmeloni We certainly don’t want any of that Cyber Peace, no.

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Well it can only be an improvement on whatever the fuck they make it from now. mumbrella.com.au/vb-announces-i… pic.twitter.com/kASMGw2icv

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@jetztgibtshaue Yep, that’s a good first place to start.

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HEADS UP: We now have a CyberPeace Institute. cyberpeaceinstitute.org

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TheWeirdWorld It’s amazing that society thinks much more highly of you if your shirt has an extra flap of fabric folded off the neck.

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@munin Yes I think that’s quite enough for one day, thank you.

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ScottMStedman My god. The NYT got a longer recording of Trumps closed-door remarks and they are insane.

“I just said I’m the mos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5u

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nachdermas losing my mind at jacob wohl’s phrenology of sparkling water pic.twitter.com/hLLSHh6YK6

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@munin Well you did, I grant you. Nevertheless you’re proposing turning the entire internet inside out and using it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…km

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@munin You should be put in jail for this thread, as a first step.

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Fri plan, draft: Slow start, because reasons; write for @zdnetaustralia; triage email and the like before a busy co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xq

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Good heavens, Spring is really getting going in Sydney. pic.twitter.com/5HzddzKSXL

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@Sam_Hickey That will have been a mechanical one then.

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Oh whacko, we’re having an Annoying Side Effects morning, are we? This is going to be fun*.

* Not fun. Maybe coffee will help.

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Friday. All sushi is either mechanical or pneumatic, depending on the price. Friday.

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OK I’m going away now before I set fire to everything and laugh as you burn.

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FFS people! Will you stop calling the thing that is so not a transcript a “transcript”? What the fuck is wrong with you?

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Much as I love watching people being grilled while giving testimony to a parliamentary body, I really must try to get some sleep.

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@whiteswine They’re good words, my friend. Sorry I didn’t catch up with you around my friend’s 50th. I’ll get over there again soon.

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@whiteswine Yes. It’s a hidden thing. But I’ve had too much gin for this conversation. (Or maybe the right amount?) I’m fading fast.

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@whiteswine I hope you told them to go fuck themselves.

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