Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 19th, 2020

Righto, people. I know some of you people have been watching The Bad Program and you should be ashamed of yourselve..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yf

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Oops. I haven’t quite gone to bed yet. We just hit 92%. Je suis happy. stilgherrian.com/endofspring2020

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OK everyone, we haven’t reached that first target tonight yet and I have to go to bed. So I’m hoping that you’ll ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mv

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@DavidFeng Mate, this isn’t up to me. However, you could always get a DeadWombat from RØDE. rode.com/accessories/de… pic.twitter.com/2F9rcDQWCo

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Also, Labor’s Andrew Giles MP made a brief statement in the House today. parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/genpd… pic.twitter.com/Zo9AS8QvJr

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@DavidFeng The foam doesn’t stop the swearing.

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@jeamland Noting this as a potential title, yes.

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Now 85%, so just $430 to go to hit that first target. Can we get there tonight? Yes, yes we can. stilgherrian.com/endofspring2020

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briankrebs 8kun/8chan went down tonight. A phone call to their DDoS protection provider was all it took. That provider says th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YG

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Nrg8000 Thread.
Today, @tracingtheworld and I have managed to map out roughly 80 different pro-Democracy protests across t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wz

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@jeamland We need to know what you’re up to.

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One more link: @redrabbleroz himself talking about the incident on Melbourne radio. twitter.com/redrabbleroz/s…

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“Tour of Asteroid Bennu” from NASA youtube.com/watch?v=QunVAW…

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@morebento @NewtonMark I’ll DM you my phone number and we can sort something out.

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stilgherrian Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Cyber must be part of all-hazards national resilience: Home Affairs chief” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…

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Actually you can get quite good sex for $540. Er, so I’m told.

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Now at 81%. Please get this Pozible campaign to its first target tonight so @NewtonMark can start paying for BAD SE..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t8

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inquisitiveGyn Spot the country led by a scientist 👇🏼 twitter.com/juliettekayyem…

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@natebrooks23 Yes, I remember noticing that at the time. What an amazing and alas still unlikely alignment!

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@28481k @swearyanthony Ah yes, I had that link from earlier, Anthony. My favourite line from that story is “Eric Ab..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qM

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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Anyway, there’s all the relevant bits and pieces. I figured at least some of you might want to know exactly what al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lL

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Still, Senator Abetz eventually did get something right. pic.twitter.com/HkmURo7hnC

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Also rather tone-deaf is Senator Fierravanti-Wells’ little lecture at the end of this exchange, blaming the Chinese..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zU

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The senator is obviously unable to see that he is doing exactly the same thing to these three people.

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Senator Eric Abetz’s great-uncle Otto Abetz was the German ambassador to Vichy France during World War 2, and a con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BN

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Yes, Abetz was demanding that these three people denounce the actions of others based on their ethnicity, yet he hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yK

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One of the funniest and/or most horrible aspects of this is that Abetz and Fierravanti-Wells kick off about all thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ld

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And here’s Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg denouncing Abetz’s whole line of questioning as “degrading and regrettable”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gd

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Here’s what @Rory_Medcalf wrote. He’s Professor and Head of the National Security College at ANU and has a nice bea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lf

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Here’s what @redrabbleroz wrote that evening: “I was born in Australia. Why do I need to renounce the Chinese Commu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ao

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If you prefer, then here’s the audio (11m40s). drive.google.com/file/d/1D2cwmB…

(Unfortunately there’s no video. This was a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0N

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Last week the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee was hearing evidence in its Inquiry in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DO

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I see that last Wednesday’s appalling exchange between Senators Abetz and Fierravanti-Wells and @wesachau..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZO

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liamberkery Why does Daisy duck talk like a classically trained actor yet Donald Duck sounds like a duck. Donald’s nephews talk..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…53

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What a lovely photo to look at while downloading audio files from the very efficient broadcast team at Australian P..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1E

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sovietminds “reading fanfic isn’t the same as reading a book” look i’m sorry you jilted nerd but did steinbeck cover the comple..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ab

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It has been drawn to my attention that I should mention the benefits for supporters. You get the podcasts, obviousl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D5

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NewtonMark Well yes, that’s literally the only reason she’s there, stunning work catching it like this, you must be very proud. twitter.com/smh/status/131…

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@developerjack One good thing about the cicadas is that the currawongs are having a feast.

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@developerjack Yep, the jerkbirds congregate there at certain times of day. pic.twitter.com/U5S92yUS5x

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Thank you. Are there any questions?

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You have until Thursday 29 October to make this happen. That’s just 10 days. Please consider…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UZ

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Oh, and here’s a link to “The 9pm Spring Series 2020” episodes in case you missed them. They contain very little ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gp

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Excellent News 2: As soon as we reach that first target, and there’s only $800 to go, the road is clear for the nex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J4

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This is getting a bit shouty, so here is a photograph of a sulphur-crested cockatoo to break up the thread. Probabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lB

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Excellent News 1: As I type this we’re at 72% of the first target, for those first five podcast. Can we get it all..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1w

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I have a @Pozible campaign going called “The 9pm End of Spring Series 2020” and it will fund five new episodes of “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MK

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SO HEY YEAH PEOPLE WHO LIKE BAD SEX AND PODCASTS PLEASE PAY ATTENTION.

You can read the attached thread or even ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kX

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realDerekUtley The @realDonaldTrump Tik Tok challenge is awesome! pic.twitter.com/CTDHUVHz8i

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BirdlifeOz Start counting - the Aussie Backyard Bird Count starts TODAY!
You can submit as many different counts as you like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Id

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cameronwilson I regret to inform you that the Australian Army has absolutely nothing to do with the reality television show, SAS..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W1

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wolfcat It is 2020, I am not able to rule out that it blinks and then takes flight, you know you can’t rule it out at this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S4

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“Split-Second ‘Phantom’ Images Can Fool Tesla’s Autopilot” wired.com/story/tesla-mo…

“Researchers found they could s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dB

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@voltagex Awww… It’s only trying to —help.

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Not just these Gmail users’ privacy is being breached, but also those who send email to the Gmail users, or receive..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fc

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I’ll post a transcript of the whole interaction once Hansard is published. This is such a very small part of it. pic.twitter.com/a4wJwpEcwV

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Mon plan, remainder: Quick nap; monitor the Pozible campaign; quiet evening.

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jeamland New band idea: A lounge-themed Sex Pistols cover band called the Sax Pastels.

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Enjoying the Senate, Legal & Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee trying to winkle out of Home Affairs the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aG

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“Australian government takes another swing at revamping visa processing system” by @achanthadavong zdnet.com/article/austra…

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“Queensland council trialling smart lights to help confused turtle hatchlings” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/queens… I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VR

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@erstkate True, though how much of that was him versus implementing government policy isn’t entirely clear to me.

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “The new path out of lockdown” pca.st/lkqrjcim

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Cyber must be part of all-hazards national resilience: Home Affairs chief” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…

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AussieParlEdits Onion ring Wikipedia article edited anonymously from Northern Territory Government en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?di… pic.twitter.com/YkcEJuFdAP

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@erstkate I’m writing about some of the things in this speech and the subsequent Q&A. homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/spe… I don..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ms

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@erstkate I wouldn’t put it that way, but he does include “uncontrolled mass migration” and “fragmentation of our s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9w

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@munin @zdnetaustralia Sorry. There’s only so much that can be handled by Australia.

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@purserj @zdnetaustralia Yes, these sorts of tweets are indeed called teasers.

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Meanwhile in Senate Estimates, Mike Pezzullo has just threatened to quote Foucault. Also, he’s posited that he and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k3

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains a humanity-killing synthetic virus and a killer asteroid, for some reason.

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KKeneally Right wing extremism now takes up some 40% of ASIO’s counter terrorism investigations, but @PeterDutton_MP’s Counte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HQ

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And… as lunchtime ends we’re hitting 70% of that first target. Thank you. I’m on deadline for something else so I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jv

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Here’s the offical version of the story.

(I’m just passing on the update. I don’t care whether you personally beli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…In

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And someone who clearly likes numbers just brought the total to exactly $2000, which is 69%. Nice.

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crikey_news The NSW Premier has gone full Mills and Boon to exploit female sympathy. You could almost forget this is a corrupti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2c

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Hurrah! We just hit 67.5% so that’s two-thirds of the first target. I am very chuffed. Thank you all so much. Indiv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aj

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Erm, “in the bag”. And we’re now at 60%. Can we hit 67% or two-thirds of the first target by the end of lunchtime?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fG

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chaser NSW Premier eases COVID restrictions to allow up to 30 lobbyists in her office at any given time

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@jetztgibtshaue @NewtonMark @jeamland I can’t do a convincing NZ accent, I’ve discovered over the years. Enochian?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5L

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@NewtonMark @jeamland By my current gut-feel projections you’ll be able to do that from Wednesday evening, though t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4M

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@jeamland What pleases me most, @jeamland, is that it looks like the five-podcast series is probably in the bad, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gq

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If you’ve missed the link for this, it’s stilgherrian.com/endofspring2020. Also, @jeamland’s pledge and others bring us to 5..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zK

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jeamland I just threw some money towards @stilgherrian’s podcasting things because it’s what we, as a species, deserve.

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@oz_f I’ll add my “Yes, please!” to this. That was such a debacle.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Why Victoria’s success matters to us all” pca.st/c8q2pm2e

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Hah! Moot question. One generous soul just kicked it through to 57% of the first target, so thank you!

I’m startin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sb

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@dowhah No, I don’t even know what that is. (I don’t read the Tele.) Purely a comment on the photo.

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katebevan Radio. You’ve just invented radio. twitter.com/Spotify/status…

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@DerrickBrunton2 @deniseshrivell Who’s curling up in a foetal position? I am sitting up, sitting forward, and appal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f7

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The campaign has just reached 49.75862% of the first target. Should I call that 50% and cheer, or should I wait for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cg

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@AussiemacJ Not a Murdoch journalist. An IPA spokesfetus.

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I am shocked to hear that someone in Victoria Police would be so stupid as to say it out loud. twitter.com/RichardAOB/sta…

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EnricoCoiera “The science is clear: attaining herd immunity to coronavirus via uncontrolled infection is a fringe view, peddled..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4O

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Further alleged plans and links to things may of course be found in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan: A gentle start to the week; write for @zdnetaustralia; maybe listen to Senate Estimates; planning and adm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FE

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Pinboard Make people who just wanted to close some tabs send money to Iowa twitter.com/JeremyCom/stat…

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@expectproblems @dobes @NewtonMark @purserj “Hello, CYBERDRONE1138. I am official cyber brain update military offic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A3

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A word that I know will come in useful today: Backpfeifengesicht.

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taosecurity This is scary. Security people will connect the dots to understand why. HT @ILDannyMoore twitter.com/willrop3r/stat…

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JohnKerry And you people called ME Lurch?!? pic.twitter.com/DuDT4IRSAh

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Watching the pair of red-browed finch (Neochmia temporalis) eating seeds again. They really are such pretty little..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dx

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It’s a damp day ahead in the Blue Mountains today. I am quite OK with this. pic.twitter.com/YsfOYSCFlc

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Not 50%, but at least to 48%, which is an excellent effort, thank you. I’ll plug this properly once I’m awake. No,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fR

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Monday. Don’t squeeze it. Don’t squeeze it, I said! Monday.

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