Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 12th, 2020

For @NewtonMark, an aircraft powered by a leaf blower. youtu.be/FMvppuS_ehg?t=… (I’ve skipped over the bullshit and the construction.)

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“Should refugees come to Australia?” (1979) youtube.com/watch?v=djkmna… (3m53s)

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“Seven Websites Hosting Terrorist Content Are Banned In Australia” by @cameronwilson buzzfeed.com/cameronwilson/…

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“Cars Of The Future from 1948” youtube.com/watch?v=Y_ZS_E…

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Rory_Medcalf The new meaning of cultural cringe. Imagine if every art gallery in Australia began disowning the implicit values o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gv

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badiucao @ashleighbwilson here comes the note, I think it is a significant art work itself for our country in our time pic.twitter.com/uazaaXm33U

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badiucao Great piece by @ashleighbwilson about censorship on my art in Sydney gallery.
another note is posted to the wall”Pl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xt

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snurbbotinfo Why is Australian politics so very difficult ?

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fesshole Years ago a man I’d met abroad was pursuing me online and begging me to webcam with him. I pretended I had no webca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NJ

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laughingmanreal I am BEGGING all headline and tweet writers this election to understand the difference between “edging” and “edging..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9J

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Histreepix For most of the 1950s, the most popular Instagram option by far was the ‘white middle-class man’ filter. Des Moines..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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fesshole I work at a retirement village and am having an affair with three of the residents. I am in my mid fifies and they..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JB

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@jonoabroad Nah, they have all been completely inadequate.

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Oh is that where you have them. In the changerooms I guess? twitter.com/paulwallbank/s…

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@felix42 That one is from Oz Weather Pro but it’s a chart that’s lots of apps have I think.

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@TomSear @francesmao @SnarkyPlatypus @WarOnTheRocks Good novel title, “The Unsubstantiated Avocado”.

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@franksting @jeamland Well I’m not, obviously, because I am alone. As I said.

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snurbbotinfo The Germans have a term for the incredible depth of Tony Abbott.

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “Labor roasted over inconsistent stand on Australia’s encryption laws”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9R

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Cuttlefish-inspired smart camouflage could make for sneakier soldiers” zd.net/39qvtna

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kels_316 the “bodybuilders arguing over how many days in a week” thread was just re-upped on Masto and I’d forgotten how ins..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J9

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@SnarkyPlatypus Some ALP types owned up in a thread off a QT of this. At least four. Dunno about the Coalition.

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The first @madashelltv for 2020 was very good last week, and you have time to watch it on iView before this week’s episode tonight.

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shanghaiist Many trains remain almost passengerless amid Wuhan virus outbreak shanghai.ist/2020/02/12/man…

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SnarkyPlatypus For Lent, I’m giving up on the ALP twitter.com/ewtn/status/12…

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jason_om You can now take your unicorn to the toilet at Sydney Airport. I look forward to a comprehensive report in the Oz (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6r

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newscientist Image of two mice tussling wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year bit.ly/2HhIzao pic.twitter.com/JXb8itxNoF

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Katter says he’s ‘declaring warfare’ against the government” (2m29s video) news.com.au/national/katte…

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As opposed to thinking about Pauline Hanson as Senator Thong. twitter.com/farrm51/status…

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williamslachlan Is this a good time to mention that they’ve sacked 5000 power workers in five years in NSW? twitter.com/captainbrown/s…

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jonkudelka New data shows I am the country’s leading national treasure. pic.twitter.com/vmfdGsnB1B

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ssharwood Bracing for StartupLand to complain that the economy still hasn’t been terraformed to its exact specifications and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cd

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@gths I’ve bought all his albums though.

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Eating salad. Alone. Not laughing.

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Ah yes. I’d scrolled to the end of the list because some new submissions were posted today, and I’d just gotten the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2X

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MattSainsb I guess we can add “hip sway” to the things that Joe Hildebrand thinks he’s better at than he actually is.

Consid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CE

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CroweDM “I have withdrawn my support.”
— Pauline Hanson kills off motion to force Mathias Cormann to release Gaetjens report.

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franksting I want to find these monsters who put A QUARTER OF A LITRE OF MILK IN EACH COFFEE twitter.com/choiceaustrali…

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Why I respect parliamentary staffers, Part 3226: Patiently dealing with spammy public submissions, in this case to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dv

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biden4pres I’ll break your dogs legs! I’ll do it

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MattDoran91 Makes you proud to be an Australian twitter.com/nypost/status/…

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“Services Australia ‘legal privilege’ robo-debt claim refused by Senate committee” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/servic…

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The interim report and a dissenting report from the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s inquiry into Ce..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eB

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“Australian diplomats are currently attempting a delicate task that could save the country billions of dollars – thtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…4kL1

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@francesmao @SnarkyPlatypus @WarOnTheRocks That and the WHO’s statements that these travel bans and such don’t actu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gP

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@francesmao @SnarkyPlatypus Fwiw on this week’s @WarOnTheRocks Bombshell podcast, they speculated that some countri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y4

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@CosmicRami This was a fun rabbit-hole to go down.

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@paulwallbank @TrainLinkWest I was sitting quietly at home and it just happened.

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I’m tempted to abandon the trip, but that’s probably just because I have a bad headache right now.

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Looks like heading down to Sydney tomorrow will have to start quite a bit earlier. Godspeed, @TrainLinkWest, that l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pG

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oberonsghost Thought for the day. Onanistocracy.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Cuttlefish-inspired smart camouflage could make for sneakier soldiers” zd.net/39qvtna

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“Tonight on ‘Bad Sex Toys’ we explore…twitter.com/bonerman_inc/s…80

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NickEvershed iphones are the new internet explorer sorry if this offends

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NathalieMolina Not the Onion:

Republicans think tampons need to be taxed to limit women from buying too many americanindependent.com/tennessee-gop-…

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SuperCroup The “hack” is to apply for a credit card with a 0% interest on balance transfers until 2022 offer. pic.twitter.com/IWqg4m2SG6

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Is there nothing they won’t do for Mardi Gras? twitter.com/SolomonRDavid/…

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@Senator_CFW There’s no polite way to put this, Senator. This is deranged misinformation, loopy conspiracy theory s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J0

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gths At this point if a giant space squid emerged over Manhattan people would probably just go yeah whatever

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@PSyvret Cute, but not quite suitable for the story.

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@spottytwit Yeah that’s a fair conclusion. Also worth reading is his “Gods of Metal”.

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Searching for tentacle photos. For work. This is my life now.

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@dobes @staticsan I couldn’t work out how to include this one though. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@johnallsopp Yes, maybe they suddenly thought better of it.

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@dobes Is there a way we can get “hentai” into the headline?

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Wow, and that’s without the money laundering. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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@19bk69 Ta. This looks fascinating.

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They’ve already deleted the tweet so here’s a screenshot. pic.twitter.com/Sux76mkrQg

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@RhombusHatesYou That would perhaps be simpler, but harder to control.

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@jdub It most certainly is. Thank you.

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Are we sure this isn’t a new “Get Krack!n” segment?

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Put your problems into Kerri-Anne’s Fesshole! twitter.com/Studio10au/sta…

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains tuneable thermoregulatory materials, nootropics, and an incidental tentacle.

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Here, have a robot thingy that extends out to grip things “just as a chameleon’s tongue grips insects”. youtube.com/watch?v=c1vxuh… Pthwoop!

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ryxnf gays will just have to develop their photos somewhere else twitter.com/pinknews/statu…

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Writing now. Shoosh. Well, reading first, and then writing.

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Anyway that’s enough about Future Soldier 2030 for now.

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@kels_316 You’ve done some brave things in your time. :)

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I know a few people who could use this “cultural aid”. Maybe @SnarkyPlatypus could deploy the Grindr version. pic.twitter.com/2BnRq9vAyS

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Anyway, Future Soldier 2030 was effectively cancelled in late 2015. Or so they say.

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@kels_316 That would have come under the “cognitive-enhancing drugs” section, I imagine. I hope someone said “No” very quickly.

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It’s an impressive list. This is just a small part of it. pic.twitter.com/FZiqgOFgvN

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“The program investigates various futuristic technologies, including mind boosting drugs, powered exoskeletons and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UP

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For reasons which will become clear later today, I’m refreshing my knowledge of the US Army’s 2009 “Future Soldier..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZE

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@purserj @BundyB Pretty much. Though you’ve got to admire how quickly a spider can completely re-create its web.

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BrendanTN_ PLAN activity in the northern Pacific as well as Bay of Bengal catching the eye here. pic.twitter.com/937lbaB5b0

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JoshBBornstein Larry, Mo & Curly deep in thought pic.twitter.com/GA7rAe1vog

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jpwarren @purserj @trentyarwood @pivotnine Dry Ice machine to get that floor coverage. But your feet get cold.

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@SquigglyRick If they’re staying at your house you should at least find out their name.

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If someone knows of a crash course in quantum computing, please let me know. I did computing science back when it w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iw

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“UNSW use flat electron shells from artificial atoms as qubits”, by @dobes zdnet.com/article/unsw-u…

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DemiLardner the whole family pic.twitter.com/ilq63Y6mH6

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@elisethoma5 @qjurecic @evelyndouek Heh. I’m sure you were fine, but if I decide to bail out because it’s all terrible I won’t tell you. :)

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@Anju_Mangal @aggerchez Cool. I’ll be in Melbourne from the night of Mon 17 to Tue 25, so I’m sure we can work out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FB

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Listening to the latest @WarOnTheRocks Bombshell podcast, “Let Us Be Elegant or Die” pca.st/riuljp5i

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This podcast is on my listening list up very soon and I suspect it will be very good. twitter.com/elisethoma5/st…

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@aggerchez @Anju_Mangal It could be. :) I’d like to know more about what’s happening in the SW Pacific this time, s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p7

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren @trentyarwood @DrRhysPockett They come in many other colours and designs. With flashing LEDs!

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DSF Hex Respirator - Light up LED Cyber Goth gas Mask Color Black Blue Purple Red Green Glows Hexagon Beehive Honey..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1O

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cameronwilson NEW: Six months ago, the government gave @eSafetyOffice’s
@tweetinjules the power to block sites hosting the Chris..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u8

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Cory Bernardi, but also Nick Xenophon. twitter.com/Yukongold1898/…

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Wed plan, draft: Slow-ish start; create some tentacles for @zdnetaustralia; planning for next week at APRICOT / APN..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GD

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LondonSounds Saying you have an ‘interest in place’ sounds indiscriminate as well as a bit poncey. Some places really are just shitholes.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Tuesday: “Labor roasted over inconsistent stand on Australia’s encryption laws”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9R

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I was wondering why everything felt damp. It’s damp. pic.twitter.com/bSkRLEb2Ya

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It’s soggy in the Blue Mountains again today. pic.twitter.com/fJIzfksdxi

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PulpLibrarian Kids have cyber rights too! Wired, July 1996. pic.twitter.com/Bk1Eih7fgb

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Wednesday. Stop sign. Spinach. Excuse me. Thank you. Wednesday.

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