Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 5th, 2020

@cryo_elite @TheShovel Oh in the name of all the gods you guys too?

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@kcarruthers @DrRhysPockett I am helping him pack for New Zealand. Or more accurately, I’m drinking gin and offerin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F5

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laurelchor My flight from Milan to London. pic.twitter.com/7OItRQdUS7

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NorthmanTrader Scientists: We’re working on a vaccine, it may take a year.
Central banks: We’ll drown the virus with liquidity.

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Important Fact: I make my own decisions about underpants.

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In which @gathgwyn is concerned about the current state of affairs. pic.twitter.com/C14ZUVZlhJ

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If you haven’t listened to my most recent podcast with @FionaPattenMLC, well, you should. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@oberonsghost Indeed. Searching for her work is a pleasant rabbit-hole.

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@R_Chirgwin Ah yes, I’d been told there was a police raid the other day. It’s about time someone took Twelve Tribes apart.

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@rgmerk @Ng88Mr This doesn’t surprise me. Mind you, I’m looking forward to Donald Trump’s musings on government.

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This is such a magnificent photo. It’s by Berenice Abbott and colorised by Avi A Katz. twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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I love that @SBSOnDemand’s advertisers’ algorithms think I would ever buy this shit. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@boieau @dobes @PunishedDilbert @davidgerard @rohan_p Indeed. But then it has a certain charm, being made by an adult.

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A TVC for a Miele oven just described it as “intuitive”. FFS it’s an oven!

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NewtonMark For the sake of etiquette, when you welcome someone to your home: After greeting your guest, ask them if they need..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pK

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@michaelmeloni I want to meet that person. Then watch them make a raft out of toilet paper.

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stilgherrian MARK THE DATE: On 7 Dec @TimeGhostTV will do a Pearl Harbor Minute-by-Minute live video for 6 hours starting 0600 H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xr

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NewtonMark Well this escalated quickly. northerndailyleader.com.au/story/6664288/… 50 year old Tamworth man tased and arrested after allegedly as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SF

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@R_Chirgwin Once when I was doing a cover shift on @abcadelaide when the cricket was coming from the UK, the advice..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KQ

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@NewtonMark Looking for toilet paper dealers.

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@moylecroft @ashabeeeee But to add to that, it’s clear that Renwick will be recommending some changes that go at le..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C4

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@moylecroft @ashabeeeee This is my interpretation of how Renwick seems to be using it: Effective in providing the a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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“Sydney Uni researchers turn durian and jackfruit waste into charging packs” by @achanthadavong..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ke

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“National Security Legislation Monitor won’t be recommending Encryption Bill repeal” by @ashabeeeee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kx

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@SuperCroup Sure. There was music playing. Probably.

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@RealNickHodge Look I know burning books is frowned upon, but maybe this time it’s OK?

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@Ng88Mr Haha yeah I kinda got over them very, very quickly. Still, that’s softer soft propaganda than Xi’s book.

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Spotted by a friend at a Sydney Airport newsagency. Note the top row. Does anyone know the origins of this campaign..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JP

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TheShovel Your IQ is 100 minus the number of toilet rolls you have in your house right now pic.twitter.com/KJENM93Sik

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@corduroy @bengrubb I’m thinking the people making the races happen rather than the punters, but then my memories o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gf

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@bengrubb @corduroy It’s Grand Prix week in Melbourne.

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dril twitter 2050 is an enhanced reality experience where you can step into a virtual sweatshop and lecture the workers about their Table Manners

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@dobes @PunishedDilbert @davidgerard @rohan_p Who’s the shonky-looking bloke on the right? Who is holding the sign? Who designed the sign?

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PunishedDilbert @dobes UHHHHHHH pic.twitter.com/WOFXEj7x0f

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PunishedDilbert @dobes uhhhhhh pic.twitter.com/nBpT5HMbut

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best_in_dumbest Let’s take the “Rag”
out of “Diaphragm” pic.twitter.com/g6Wt24BjWb

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dobes What the hell happened today? twitter.com/aap_photos/sta…

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In Ashfield. @gathgwyn followed me to the kitchen, rubbed against my legs plaintively, howled about the lack of foo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u5

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To be fair, most supermarket customers should be tasered.

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@jpwarren “Difficult”? I went to a great deal of effort to not swear at anyone.

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Passing the Hill of Dead Pets, again.

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@tacticalmaid @TransportforNSW It’s the two pieces left over after they stitched together the other two pieces to m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tk

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@TransportforNSW Prioritising the desires of advertisers over passenger comfort and experience is completely backwards.

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When people say “technology roadmap” it means “imaginary technology”. twitter.com/David_Speers/s…

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Hey @TransportforNSW I reckon that covering a tram with advertising so dense that you can’t even see out through th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f8

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This is enough pleuting for now, actually. pic.twitter.com/LDRmNUms3q

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I should probably have lunch at some point.

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@DavidFeng No. Zurich is inland. Your trick question didn’t catch me!

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EwinHannan @australian Officials initially told estimates today that more events were planned for Cam. When pressed for detail..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZZ

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EwinHannan @australian Cam’s work on the “engagement hub” involved him posing questions and seeking feedback but the event was..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eF

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EwinHannan @australian Skills Department officials told Senate estimates that in five months Cam had appeared in three short v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DI

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EwinHannan TV tradie Scott Cam has so far received $145,000 in taxpayers funds (will get $350k) to be the government’s careers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kU

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Brocklesnitch Once I wrote a story for an erotic fan fiction event that included lee lin chin pegging scott cam with a gold Logie

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus @aleeb88 Yes. A dolphin. It bit me. Dolphins are arseholes.

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus @aleeb88 There’s not that many things that will definitely kill you.

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AI transcriptions are sometimes so plaintive. pic.twitter.com/28g0J0yNez

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@SnarkyPlatypus @aleeb88 @SuperCroup It was inside my sleeping bag and did not appreciate being disturbed.

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@davidmore @ashabeeeee It isn’t a DTA project. These are DTA projects. Well, projects that the DTA is meant to be watching.

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@purserj @dobes They sell everything porn. You type it into the search bar, and there it is.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @SuperCroup @aleeb88 I have been attacked by a goanna and an echidna and lots of birds and a dolphi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yV

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“Australian House committee recommends age verification for porn and loot box access” by @dobes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dR

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@zyzzyvamedia @eightiestragic Preppers aren’t necessarily the best thinkifiers.

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TheNTNews BREAKING: DARWIN SHOP ISSUES WARNING TO WOULD BE THIEVES pic.twitter.com/J72kbQGOkd

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“Australian government is currently juggling 62 high-cost IT projects” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/austra…

“Inf..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X1

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“New Bill to prepare Australian law enforcement for the US CLOUD Act” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/new-bi…

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dobes Come on down Barnaby Town!! twitter.com/breannachill/s…

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I just noticed that the first numbered data card for my Zoom H1n recorder is labelled “H1N1”. Oink!

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@juhasaarinen @NewtonMark @rchirgwin Just using a grader to make it flat would be a good start.

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@jpwarren Yeah but nor do you have to clench so tightly.

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reborn_vlad Oh my fucking god pic.twitter.com/EjgtMgLQs9

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hughriminton I’ll be intrigued to see what inventive maths Matt Canavan comes up with to explain this… twitter.com/david_speers/s…

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@jpwarren Now you’re just being difficult.

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@zyzzyvamedia @eightiestragic I am informed that some supermarkets have seen selling out of baked beans and canned spaghetti.

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We’re wrapping up, but @LowyInstitute will have this up as a podcast soon enough.

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An audience member just introduced herself as a “technology analyst for a federal agency” and asked Renwick how he..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zN

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One interesting thing Renwick says about TARs is that it’s an agreement between an agency and a comms provider, “bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Q

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Hard copies of the paper are here. It’ll be on the @LowyInstitute website but I don’t know when.

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He keeps referring to a paper which will be available after this session. Sounds like we have A Document to conside..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MT

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Renwick is now running through how the TOLA Act works, with TARs and TANs and TCNs. All this will be new to so many..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n6

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Renwick repeats his comment that because we don’t really understand how much our digital data might reveal, any law..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oj

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Some of this is a repeat of Renwick’s opening remarks from the other day. See PDF here. inslm.gov.au/current-review…

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Renwick says he will not be recommending a wholesale repeal of the TOLA Act, which doesn’t surprise me.

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Here’s some recents from me on last month’s public hearings with the INSLM (Independent National Security Legislati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lE

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At @LowyInstitute for “What are the right encryption laws for Australia?” with INSLM Dr James Renwick..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8C

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It’s California’s turn to find a ship’s passengers. twitter.com/skbaer/status/…

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Are Bronies still a thing?

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DickKingSmith ‘What IS the stopping distance of a pregnant ferret travelling at 4mph?’, I hear you cry…
Please observe. pic.twitter.com/aujIndzafv

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wolfcat I don’t need to stockpile for the as when the Paris targets were set I purchased toilet paper of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zs

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No one likes your ringtone and because of that they think less of you.

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I have long since passed the Hill of Dead Pets.

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@juhasaarinen @rchirgwin @NewtonMark I’m unsure of the history of all this, except to say that the previous lessee..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OZ

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@mobilesimmo @ConversationEDU Not the Charter, no, but I’d have to check the whole ABC Act. The ABC can already sel..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jU

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@damana I did not. I am amply supplied already.

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Re-entering Ashfield station. It is not on fire.

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Ashfield errand accomplished.

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Alighting at Ashfield station where the fire alarm is sounding.

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@Gin_ev_ra I suspect you’re right. It’s certainly been my experience.

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Or has his head been shopped onto Jones’ body?

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Is he being dressed by Alan Jones? That’s… awfultwitter.com/therevmountain…7U

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jo_laverty They actually did it! @TheNTNews published spare sheets of paper for those worried about running out of 🧻..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rv

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If I remember right, Oleg Gordievsky said the US-created-AIDS disinformation campaign was dropped when the KGB deci..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aJ

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Whenever I type “Duckett” my phone wants to change it to “Fuckwit”. It’s wonderful, @dobes.

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It appears that yesterday was peak toilet paper. (Sorry for the differently shaped charts. I’m using different devi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d3

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@mobilesimmo @ConversationEDU Indeed. Particularly as the ABC is (was) already an AAP customer.

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Here’s the official coronavirus COVID-19 isolation guide from the Department of Health. It’s not as onerous as you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o4

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Pro Tip: There’s no need to say “I though I’d reach out to ask whether you like frogs?”, for example. Just ask. “Do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zb

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NZHumanRights This advice also applies when there is no virus around. twitter.com/NZHumanRights/…

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How many sets of antlers are there in Parliament House?

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NZHumanRights Remember to keep calm, listen to the facts, adhere to the advice from the @minhealthnz, and twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lj

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Thu plan, confirmed: 0924 train to Sydney (now); quick errand, Ashfield; 1245 @LowyInstitute “What are the right en..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3w

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genesimmons Kids, this is false and fake news. Unless you hear it from me, it’s fake. And, health officials tell us masks do no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JR

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None. Because I can count to 20. twitter.com/steveannear/st…

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@mobilesimmo @ConversationEDU Not really. All respect to The Conversation for analysis and commentary, but they don..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uI

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@damana @kcarruthers Science only leads to problems.

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dobes 2020 delivers pic.twitter.com/42eulDWHgK

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@sleepingdingo I can suggest some retailers if you’re interested. Plus I haven’t checked if you’re in iPhone or And..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oM

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@sleepingdingo Another option which will also give you broadcast quality is something like this, the RØDE smartLav+..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4f

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@sleepingdingo I happen to use a Zoom H1n, but I carry that with me in case I want to do podcast stuff. It’s total..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IZ

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@sleepingdingo 1. Quiet room, ideally with soft things nearby like couches or curtains. Sound reflects off hard sur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G1

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@sleepingdingo A better mic is less useful for this than you might think, especially if you don’t need broadcast or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7F

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@sleepingdingo “Noisy room” is the problem there, not the software. Audio quality is key to all of this. I suspect..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VY

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And here’s a sub-thread from @NewtonMark with more history from the crazy days of the early 2000s which led, in a w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qy

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Australian Associated Press (AAP) will close, but the data network and ISP is spawned lives on. @NewtonMark explain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fJ

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NeePscambaiting Had a good laugh since a long time. Some guy asked me for help to track down a cyber criminal. The guy had transfer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SF

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andy_park Flights out of empty pic.twitter.com/qiWaL7pbTa

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@sleepingdingo For sure. There’s quite a few cost,-effective options these days. This is otter.ai bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0g

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Me starting an interview with guest. It’s good to set the ground rules up front. pic.twitter.com/r9bgZIF1nE

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Thu plan, draft: Pack again; 0924 train to Sydney; quick errand, Ashfield; 1245 @LowyInstitute “What are the right..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tr

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It’ll definitely be higher. People who’ve held off panic buying will start to realise they’ll need to poo on the we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZM

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Place your bets! Will Australians’ searches for “toilet paper” today be higher or lower than yesterday?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dN

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@NewtonMark Well, when a man and woman love each other very much…

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ben_machell What’s the wellest an email has ever found you?

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I’m heading down to Sydney today and it looks like it’s going to be soggy. pic.twitter.com/qAEyWLKvmy

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Thursday. Just look at the size of that length! Thursday.

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MARK THE DATE: On 7 Dec @TimeGhostTV will do a Pearl Harbor Minute-by-Minute live video for 6 hours starting 0600 H..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xr

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