Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 25th, 2020

stilgherrian Ode to the Flathead

Dorsally compressed
Face like a fractured boulder
Now my happy belly

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@voltagex @adamjogrady OK, I don’t have a urologist and my stream isn’t that good, but I couldn’t resist the gag.

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I believe @SnarkyPlatypus needs to consider “Spanish seafood nasi goreng”, at the very least. twitter.com/JodieAzhar/sta…

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@nazzer @zdnetaustralia I am always impressed with the pace of growth and change outside our patch, and they don’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rm

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jonkudelka “When I use a word”, Humpty Dutton said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean neither..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8l

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JohnBirmingham Twitter was better when we had those baboons.

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stilgherrian @zdnetaustralia One thing I love about @apnic and APRICOT conferences is all the reminders that the world does incl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vt

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stilgherrian @zdnetaustralia As an aside, check this network map of Liquid Telecom, “the largest single-fibre network on the Afr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3D

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Telstra to roll out RPKI routing security from June 2020,” plus data on RPKI rollouts in Ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1E

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@expectproblems I will tell you privately once I arrive at my destination.

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STcom Malaysia’s King treats media camped at palace to McDonald’s as political turmoil continues straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/m…

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We now live in a world where this is a perfectly reasonable thing to say. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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@1stLeighton We’ll try to keep some baboons for you.

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark I still don’t know exactly what has happened but as far as I can tell no one on this train is a baboon.

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Dear Rest off the World, just don’t ask. pic.twitter.com/t3iH3mAjM9

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@expectproblems The plane was only 2/3 full so I guess they were leaving spaces for the baboons.

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@HappySinger I did not have an aerial internet this time.

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@expectproblems @NewtonMark Weren’t the baboons a ways here though? Just kept in reserve for exactly this occasion?

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Absolutely as seen on Instagram, touchdown. But that’s all done with and I’m on a now. pic.twitter.com/txoz9rjV3v

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From earlier, waiting patiently in Melbourne, then taking off past the queue. pic.twitter.com/VDk738nzU2

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I appear to have landed into a bad remake of “Planet of the Apes”, though I think I need more information.

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Transmitters off. See you in Sydney.

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If you’re really bored you can track me on @flightradar24 by entering VA869.

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@jxeeno For Jetstar or RyanAir or whatever, because it’d be magic if your flight were on time.

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YOUR MAGIC SKYCHAIR IS NOT YET READY TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR PRIVILEGED FAT ARSES JUST SIT THE FUCK DOWN.

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This 1715 flight is delayed to at least 1735. Passengers are still disembarking from the aircraft’s previous flight..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jj

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I’m loving the entire concept of a ramjet engine with a coal basket.

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“Following wind-tunnel testing of the ramjet and the coal basket, modifications were incorporated to provide more efficient combustion.”

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Initially, it was proposed that a wire-mesh basket holding coal be mounted behind a nose air intake, protruding sli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jc

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Mind you, “As conventional fuels were in extremely short supply by late 1944, Lippisch proposed that the P.13a be p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6j

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HappySinger Someone’s having confusing thoughts after LadBible added rainbow colouring to their logo for pride season. pic.twitter.com/zGu58bgtAV

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DDsD And I *still* haven’t got NBN. twitter.com/anthony256/sta…

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@stevesolomons I’m pretty confident in saying that Dutton’s mind doesn’t work that way. Besides, all of this is in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…23

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Never forget, what Australia needs are coal-powered aircraft. pic.twitter.com/II1twnWMSq

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ellinghausen One Nation Senators Pauline Hanson and Malcolm Roberts voting against a motion condemning Bettina Arndt’s comments pic.twitter.com/HwXI0SKrBW

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@SnarkyPlatypus It would be the one where women in headscarves of some kind weren’t harassed.

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@stevesolomons Only if you lump together all “terrorism” by any of “Islam” as being the same thing. It’s like “Euro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K0

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@jonoabroad I don’t think you understand what’s going on there. Shall I firesplain it for you?

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How the fuck is “Islamic terrorism”, assuming we’re going with that term, a left-wing thing? Dutton is wrong in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sP

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A random photo for @ApostrophePong. I’ll try for a better version some other time. pic.twitter.com/44yUP8JKOh

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Yeah none of the photos of VH-VON show it with an internet connection lump on top. Disappoint. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@cafuego Yep, it was a bit lumpy-looking there for a while.

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MOAR LAPS. (I think we might’ve had a thunderstorm nearby.) pic.twitter.com/QMAHZlWqIp

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There’s very little I love more than people obeying the fire safety signs, such as this one near an extinguisher re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sG

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My inbound aircraft is currently killing time to the west of Melbourne. I don’t think this one has internets. pic.twitter.com/Bb3W1ych4L

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@cafuego I wasn’t quite close enough to join the trolling.

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Obviously we’re about to drive straight past Essendon Airport, a third airport, without stopping so I’m looking for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LQ

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Ten points to the young guy who replied “There’s two airports”.

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An American backpacker sitting nearby, having bought a ticket to the airport, boarded a bus labelled Airport Expres..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4h

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One day I’m going to take the helicopter to the airport, but it’ll have to wait until I can afford it.

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@MsLods I though you might be. It’s not quite as rowdy as last time but it covers a lot of territory.

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@MsLods Yep. Well, he said in evidence to INSLM that ASIO had used TOLA Act powers within 10 days of assent. Not su..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bk

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Which means, obviously, they very sensibly wouldn’t be eaten. twitter.com/blowdart/statu…

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DemiNLawrence “What constitutes as ‘a shit ton’?” @OHnewsroom

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evanishistory An increasing amount of files on the far right have been digitised, including three large files (of a series..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8p

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HelenKennedy Best reason to go off the record. pic.twitter.com/qi68vD8pxj

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davidcsimon One of the young Grey Butcherbirds stopped by yesterday. Always a delight.

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@dobes @hughriminton I’m sure it’s time to remind everyone that there was (and still is?) a “senior minister” who d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dP

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ve only skimmed the reports but it’s pretty impressive. Even Thailand would struggle to match this sort of arsehattery.

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swearyanthony being illiterate to own the left twitter.com/akoz33/status/…

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@rabcyr @munin Yes, that was another word I was struggling to remember.

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zdnetaustralia UK mobile radiation tests top out at 1.5% of safe levels zd.net/32z0EdX

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@dobes I’m so for getting wrecked on those shoals!

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@nazzer @RNBreakfast Yeah I don’t wake up like that. It’s bad for you.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah I’d love to see some qualitative research on that. In my own case it’s a sense of having seen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uo

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30% of Australians are changing their behaviours because of the coronavirus. essentialvision.com.au/actions-taken-… pic.twitter.com/QUwAm32npa

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Solid support for the net-zero emissions target by 2050, even among Coalition voters. essentialvision.com.au/support-for-ze… pic.twitter.com/jIStC2WteJ

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From today’s Essential Report, some polling of coal which reveals some confused views imo. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… pic.twitter.com/QTuFwPS01P

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It’s impossible to then figure out what he thinks because he doesn’t even seem to know himself.

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The problem with trying to parse Dutton’s public comments — well one of the problems — is that he doesn’t seem to atwitter.com/i/web/status/1…4VUr

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joshgnosis And in the next cute Mardi Gras video, the AFP read out your DMs.

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ICYMI yesterday, my recording with @FionaPattenMLC went very well and the finished podcast will be posted late this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d6

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@MatthewBevan Oh wait, that’s a Michael Moore quote. Sorry. Still, a stopped clock, etc.

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“‘I’m sorry to be the buzzkill but I think Trump is going to win’: Trump taught us an important lesson in 2016,” sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m0

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Dutton is so good at shooting himself in the foot. One answer to this question could have been just “Yes”. Or “Yes,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…id

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@BiggPharma There’s a lot of true believers out there.

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@MalwareJake You’d think with all the money coming into the place, etc. Sigh. Anyway, have fun at RSAC even with people bailing out.

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This could be solved pretty easily with public toilets and maybe even providing people with affordable homes now th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yv

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FINALLEVEL I got outta Crime.. twitter.com/zaquilleohneal…

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@TheNehad I genuinely pity some of the people in external PR who are just doing the operational side of some fucked-up corporate messaging.

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earleyedition asio boss 2019: rightwing extremism
asio boss 2020: rightwing extremism, rightwing extremism, rightwing extremism,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ei

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I should’ve tagged that so it goes into that realm.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @abcnews Indeed. Local administrations will just report that it’s gone.

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Ode to the Flathead

Dorsally compressed
Face like a fractured boulder
Now my happy belly

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strom_m EXCLUSIVE: I chose an Australian charity at random (@RedCrossAU) and had a look at its annual report. Blow me! Majo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bb

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@paulwiggins Hmmm. I once did a half-day training course in how to write PR like a human. I should resurrect that.

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A small point, but if it’s “illegal” isn’t it already “banned”, @abcnews? I don’t understand what this means…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZU

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@paulwiggins Good thinking, what with the price of thermal paper. I’ve got the bones of a column or blog post about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KV

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@Taco_Lad Not the data about the dog, mind you. There will an actual dead dog in the data bilge.

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@Taco_Lad Around 80% of your life plus 20% consisting of jumbled bits of half a dozen random strangers and someone’s pet dog.

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@dobes @davidgerard @twcau I thought they might’ve fallen for the snake oil.

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@paulwiggins I don’t think many journalists give feedback to the PR people.

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I’ve always thought they should be called “data sumps” or “data bilges”.

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They also talk about data being “ingested” into the lake or lakehouse, but things drain lakes. Bad things. Toxic things.

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@TheNehad It’s OK, your name isn’t on it.

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@Kxyne I think it should count. Then you could fortify it with Data Sandbags.

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Wait. Bribes ARE paying people to do things. They’re just not salaries. As you were.

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Just received, PR that says a new product “will bring data teams closer to building lakehouse – a new data managemetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…SplX

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For Questions on Notice to Senate inquiries junkies, those two documents and all the rest are at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a4

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End of my tweets on those two documents, but they’re just my highlights from a quick skim. I’m not working on these..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uc

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A common sentence: “The Minister has made a public interest immunity claim with respect to any legal advice obtaine..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xr

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“The total value of all social welfare debts recovered by External Collection Agencies 1 July 2016 – 31 December 20twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iuwu

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Total (claimed) debts referred to external collection agencies is now up to $2.29 billion. (There’s also a breakdow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AK

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There’s an org chart, and a question about secretary Kathryn Campbell’s CV and previous job application letters. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sX

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Debts can be flagged for external debt collection or to the ATO for garnishing when the debt is as little as $50…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…St

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When the say “Services Australia (the Agency) will consider the best way of supporting vulnerable customers”, doesn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…77

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“Following the changes to the program as announced on 19 November, what additional support will be provided to vuln..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NU

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How they decide to provide extra support to “vulnerable people” seems a bit vague to me. (From the same document.) pic.twitter.com/wR8wjNKL3a

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Centrelink deals with many “vulnerable people” and says it takes that into account but doesn’t have a definition fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WO

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Some new data points on Centrelink’s “compliance program” “It’s approximately 1,500 people working on the online in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qv

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Whenever I see a tweet including the phrase “via Reddit” my heart sinks.

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abcadelaide : Norwegian company has become the third major fossil fuel producer to abandon plans to drill for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GS

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An amazing story on @7ampodcast today: “The prison riot sparked by climate change” pca.st/bhjhjdi3 The matc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7u

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus “An Act to protect Australia’s heritage of movable cultural objects, to support the protecti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vV

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@dobes Hilarious and not at all populist. Also, we have been reminded of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritag..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dr

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@paulwallbank Well I do need better sleep patterns…

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@zdnetaustralia One thing I love about @apnic and APRICOT conferences is all the reminders that the world does incl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vt

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@zdnetaustralia As an aside, check this network map of Liquid Telecom, “the largest single-fibre network on the Afr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3D

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Tue plan, supplemental: I also seem to have a lot of messages to catch up with. I’ll get there. This includes your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e7

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MatthewBevan It has become literally impossible to tell the difference between a real Mike Bloomberg tweet and a fake one created by @pixelatedboat.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Telstra to roll out RPKI routing security from June 2020,” plus data on RPKI rollouts in Ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1E

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start with administrivia and data wrangling; reading and story planning; 1715 VA869 MEL-SYD;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A1

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Melbourne’s forecast shows more raindrops than the data behind it. I’ll take this as a sign. pic.twitter.com/uGhnQ0sL4w

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OK so I may have slept in but Peter Dutton’s mind is still on the job. Reassuring. twitter.com/GrogsGamut/sta…

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It is after 10am, which was not my original intention. I blame the effective curtains and the really quite disorienting dreams.

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Tuesday. A remarkable shipboard story of romance and intrigue. Tuesday.

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