Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 26th, 2020

sargoth You know how people’s faces deflate when they approach you to ask something very specific and you give an answer in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…at

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I think I’ve had enough Monday for one week.

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OK you should also VOTE IN THIS SECOND POLL. (Please RT for reach and Science.) twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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IMPORTANT POLL: Twitter, should I eat this entire pig after smearing it in butter and chocolate sprinkles, which I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hf

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OK, let’s see. My next tweet contains the poll… twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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@timClicks @juhasaarinen I am not responsible for other people’s carelessness.

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REMINDER: Do not watch The Bad Program.

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stilgherrian Lol. “One way to test it would be to stop being a fuckwit for a while and see how you get on.”

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stilgherrian RT [PROTECTED], and yes I totally agree. pic.twitter.com/WfTRKIVjz6

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jdpoc Least surprising headline of the week. Frankly I’m surprised it took him so long.
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@speechleyish @joejps84 Lol indeed. Mind you, the snails I had weren’t at a French place. I did them myself. The li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2n

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@joejps84 @speechleyish Yes. As are a bunch of SE Asian sausages.

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Rob_Stott Happy Coogee Bay Poo day junkee.com/coogee-bay-poo…

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@Artworkbylinda I’m intrigued by the variation in the answers to this one.

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“NSW Police readies for major mainframe digital transformation,” possibly by strip searching a few children. zdnet.com/article/nsw-po…

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MattLaslo Think the signs mean it’s legal for white people twitter.com/cbloggy/status…

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@joannejacobs @HHackenbecker @oberonsghost Joanne you are being a wuss. You are way stronger than this, I know it.

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@moylecroft Ah yes of course. I withdraw my comment.

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Histreepix The ‘five stages of grief’, before they were updated to their present form: Denial, Anger, Scary, Baby and Sporty. pic.twitter.com/GLkHP4Kv1I

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@derekbradley Maybe I should’ve counted the snake I have eaten toward the total.

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@Sam_Hickey I understand they fry up quite well though, at least once the wings are off. As an aside, I had fried s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7V

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@speechleyish That was mostly the case for me too.

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@4rizmendi Fortunately (I just checked) Victorian MPs can accept gifts but have to declare them. Public servants, on the other hand…

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Reminder: The bogong moth is the size of a small dog, like a jack russel, a beagle, or a pug. But it probably won’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uU

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@thornae A non-Anglosphere country certainly helps.

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@JustJimWillDo Yeah that was the scary bit that I didn’t quite enjoy as much, mostly because I knew that’s where the danger was.

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Anyway, that’s your next goal. So head to stilgherrian.com/endofspring2020 before 9pm AEDT this Thursday and do the needful…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…59

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3. If we get to this second stretch goal, there will be an end-of-year special episode with a panel of lovely peopl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qV

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2. This Saturday night, “The 9pm Halloween Bad Sex State Election Live”, a four-hour livestream from 8pm AEDT (with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2I

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1. Five episodes of “The 9pm Edict” with some lovely special guests. @JohnBirmingham @sexenheimer @upulie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9D

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I am pleased to report that another lover of round numbers has brought the total to exactly $4000, which is 83.3333..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yK

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I haven’t really plugged this crowdfunding campaign yet today, but an incoming pledge reminded me to check the tota..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F7

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BernardKeane Good report by @vanOnselenP. Seems to me @cporterwa misled the House when claiming an equal number of Labor-linked..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hx

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willsmith What an unbelievable thing to see moving. twitter.com/wonderofscienc…

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This is awesome fun, but the best bit is when the ferry turns to port and is side-on to the waves coming in through..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vg

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joshgnosis Renowned marble-owner Alan Jones pic.twitter.com/4U4D2khHHM

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@JohnBirmingham Will Mr Degas be making splodey noises to keep it exciting?

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kels_316 remember about 6 months ago when that Toobin dude jacked off in a zoom meeting?

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yudhanjaya -looks out at world-
The greatest con of the last couple centuries is how classical economists stole a bit of kiddi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N5

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@amisamileandme @Ben_Shute Ah yes! No good for heavy loads like a family cake or whatever. Maybe OK for whipping up the icing.

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@oberonsghost @amisamileandme I seem to remember there were strong feelings in many kitchens about Sunbeam vs Kenwood.

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@amisamileandme @Ben_Shute My understanding, which might be from a year earlier or possibly two, is that the earlie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BF

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Alanis to remind you twitter.com/cher/status/13…

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carlbildt It’s 65 years today since first flight of the remarkable 🇸🇪 fighter Draken. It was at the height of the Cold War, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y5

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amisamileandme Attempting to explain Mixmasters to people who know only KitchenAid: my brand, forever. (No, I don’t want a Kitchen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cc

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Hey @ScottMorrisonMP you seem to have forgotten to mention this fact, but the Premier of Victoria is called Dan And..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XS

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rohan_connolly A message to my fellow Victorians. When we get through this pandemic, don’t EVER forget the moral bankruptcy of New..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uT

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Constababble Who’s this bloke?

That guy who was meant to lead the group assignment, decided he didn’t even wanna meet all year..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i0

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“Not in America? Forget about a mmwave 5G handset this year” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/not-in…

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“News Corp condemn Dan Andrews’ new direction, demand immediate return to stage 3 lockdown” chaser.com.au/national/news-…

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@Toby_Halligan Actually maybe a bit cheaper if you shop around.

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@Toby_Halligan Probably around $10k for that message, ballpark.

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@TimWattsMP @thegrugq @riskybusiness I think we should be proud that the folks at Sky News Australia aka Fox News L..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w9

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@jmfarrow @oberonsghost All this is so going to be a thing.

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AnarchyCoo GIVE US WHAT BELONGS TO US IN PEACE, AND IF YOU DON’T GIVE IT TO US IN PEACE, WE WILL TAKE IT BY FORCE! MOE! pic.twitter.com/CXXglgRguy

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@njptower It’s not a mark of quality, only that it’s actually the person and not an impersonator.

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@NLAPandora @wragge I was perhaps a bit optimistic there, yes, but it’s good to hear that it might be captured bef..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ph

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Mon plan, remainder: Swap over an LPG cylinder before it becomes a problem; poke at some research; try to stay dry;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y3

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@adamselwood I would be, thank you. I switched to just having the audio on in the background, but I did catch a cou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kv

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Quite the ratio on this one. All I’ll say is that this is quite unlikely to be true. pic.twitter.com/YgbWSvn3qe

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@munin No one will realise that those particular organs are their private parts.

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I think the Moon announcement is exactly 12 hours away. It’ll be kinda neat to finally have the aliens exposed.

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DavidFeng SO THE UK GOES INTO A LOCKDOWN OVER THIS… pic.twitter.com/qFcZJ16awo

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I think I’ll come back to this when I’ve got a copy of the report in front of me. Sorry, Kids.

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Well, apart from animated charts zipping past in videos, too fast to read. OK, I can sort of read them, but they’re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FH

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It’s weird to be discussing a report which none of us have seen.

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This session is running through the results of a survey, indeed this one. cynch.com.au/small-business… They had a video..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P1

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@Caroleina2 Maybe they were talking about the thing. [Shrugs.] I’m not paying much attention to day-by-day virus numbers.

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@Caroleina2 No, I don’t know about that thing. I’m just talking about donuts because I was talking about them with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g0

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@Caroleina2 Sorry, what are you talking about?

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This is my fear too, but we’ll see. It’s an interesting panel. twitter.com/jodiem/status/…

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sniff_off Clearly the Foreign Minister hasn’t heard of NSW Police, who have conducted illegal strip searches for years.

Gro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AU

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Continuing my thread, I’ll be dropping into this session in about 15 minutes. twitter.com/AustCyber/stat…

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@JustJimWillDo Ah. Y’see being an adult I don’t have to explain numbers in terms of snack foods.

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What a delightful turn of phrase, @jpwarren. Language is a wonderful thing. twitter.com/writerknowles/…

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Donuts are disgusting.

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@dowhah @zdnetaustralia I can’t speak for you, obviously, but yes I could really use a hand with my look.

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PoliticusSarah This was Trump’s epic meltdown on 60 Minutes and it was even worse than reported. Trump literally ran away because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wK

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@dobes @reselsnark @zdnetaustralia Oh well in that case you’re identical, yes.

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@dobes @reselsnark @zdnetaustralia Still, there are similarities. “Watto pushed my head into the toilet: Johnson” cricket.com.au/news/shane-wat…

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@screelman @dobes @zdnetaustralia @DanChiappini I feel like I’m being trolled in ways I don’t even understand any more.

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@MsLods Ah no, I’d missed that. Thanks for the heads-up.

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@ennuitoo Thank you. It’s a word that should be used more widely.

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@R_Chirgwin Now queued and ready to watch,, thank you!

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@mihay42 That’s pretty much what the memo said, yeah.

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Apparently someone criticised an Australian journalist again. Sookage ensued.

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AlexDevantier This is just getting pathetic and I’m laughing 🤣 pic.twitter.com/VaKgRQIuVf

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rustyshelf Everything that is wrong with Silicon Valley Thinking summarised in one tweet. 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♀️🙄 twitter.com/Jason/status/1…

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ASDGovAu Don’t miss out - Our Information technologist specialist round closes today! If you have in-depth knowledge of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WY

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engagedpractx Tell me again how Gen Y are the snowflakes theage.com.au/politics/victo…

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@developerjack @NewtonMark You analogy is not helping you out here, Jack. One quick, efficient crap and then get back to work.

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jeamland “Hi! … Hi? … Can you hear me? Sorry, the atmosphere’s really thin hertwitter.com/Reuters/status…oiYaZi

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Lol. “One way to test it would be to stop being a fuckwit for a while and see how you get on.”

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RT [PROTECTED], and yes I totally agree. pic.twitter.com/WfTRKIVjz6

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RhutaBhayga2 “If Mitch McConnell’s hand was any blacker he wouldn’t let it vote”

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@OyasumiMinna1 I’m betting you didn’t bother to look at the complete list of who gave what grade that’s right there in the article.

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@expectproblems @girlgerms @CptHollingworth To go back to Jess’ question though, yes there is something wrong with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ri

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“‘Could do better’: top Australian economists award the budget a cautious pass” theconversation.com/could-do-bette…

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@jodiem [Nods.] The message for company directors was a bit light-on. I don’t think they get out much, at least not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6S

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@derekbradley Yep, gotta have a new buzzword every few years so you can claim you‘“re ahead of your competitors on The Next Big Thing.

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Anyway, that’s it for that session. I’ve got another one pencilled in for this afternoon.

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Also I can actually spell “Fourth” but my fingers were being unhelpful. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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From a news-making point of view, nothing for me there. Nothing that can become a headline or that I’d be paid to w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3l

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It’s just odd to hear someone quite so positive about a Budget. Whatever your views, there’s usually strong feeling..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Es

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@carboncopyben That horse has long since bolted, Sir.

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@AustCyber Clouds and the Sun move over the course of an hour. :)

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And that was in response to the question about where the Budget missed the mark! pic.twitter.com/xlaagG2arK

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Willox repeats that the Budget was “very well targeted and very well focused”. Baffling. But not baffling, really,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r1

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oysta Normal cities: this rain is a bit of an inconvenience or maybe even not unwelcome at all

Sydney: RAIN IS THE HARBI..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LX

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Sorry, yes, this is quite correct. Indeed, looking at the scaling, Painter is over on the west bank of the Potomac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uq

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Still, Painter is giving a better rundown of Australia’s strategic cyber initiatives than anyone else so far.

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Painter says AU was a leader in taking about security of 5G supply chain (true) and praises (!) the 2020 Cyber Secu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bv

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The angle on that shot suggests he’s coming to us live from the Lincoln Memorial.

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Chris Painter up now, live from DC. He’s grown a beard. pic.twitter.com/OKRe9PM5zH

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Thodey did say that we should stop talking about the “digital economy” because the whole economy has been digitised..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eI

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This diagram is background to that mention earlier of Industry 4.0, or in a less wanker fashion, the Forth Industri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aW

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Thodey just did a shout-out for the “one-touch payroll system” that the ATO set up for JobKeeper. Yeah I guess so…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DN

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Well that’s over. The most relevant and insightful part of those remarks was the single dog bark in the background…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nR

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And of course the pandemic has brought opportunities as well as downsides. FFS.

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The world is changing and evolving very quickly. Just in time manufacturing is increasing! (Fails to remember that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9u

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Customer journey! DRINK! Internet of Things! DRINK! 5G! DRINK!

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Did you know that businesses should meet consumer and government expectations? Did you know that people are buying..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7I

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[Checks calendar] It’s almost the end of October. No need to tell us that more people are working from home because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I2

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Words are being spoken. “Punching above their weight” were some of these words. Also, “Industry 4.0”.

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The panel is Innes Willox from AIGroup, the renown David Thodey, and the very smart Chris Painter.

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Minister Karen Andrews with a pre-recorded welcome. Boilerplate, mention the 2020 Cyber Security Startegy, no annou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M2

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@dobes @rohan_p It’s a shame they’re neglecting the elf and safety.

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Bowenchris Alternative headline: “Federal Government spends $70 million on contact tracing app that finds just 14 people (at t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BL

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@expectproblems @CptHollingworth OK how about this one? There’s a whole Tingle sub-genre of sentient lesbian foodst..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2D

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@GordyPls Indeed. He’s just not taking any of this seriously. Knocks out these 4500-word bullshit stories, mocks hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YY

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Chuck Tingle has such a way with titles… pic.twitter.com/tXWfkZMcjh

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NewtonMark Instagram influencer and part time Prime Minister Scott Morrison. This is essentially all he’s done for a month. pic.twitter.com/vlv184C8N9

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Australia’s diplomatic blind spot,” which is Indonesia apparently. pca.st/lqef03c7

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@NewtonMark @moylecroft @jeamland @dobes So I’ve been looking at these and wondering what the fuck it is that they’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Is

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “Why did Victoria hesitate to remove restrictions?” pca.st/64gkgez8

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shafieikeyvan this is incredibly funny pic.twitter.com/KofcmkzBhV

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@damana I was thinking much the same. There’s a distinct lack of wigginess about this so-called “merkin”.

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Ben_Domensino has just exceeded its annual average rainfall. Today’s 19.2mm between 9am and 9pm brings the year-to-date t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ib

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@kayleighwrites Thank you. I’m actually enjoying the soggy day as long as I don’t have to go out in it.

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, along with a photo from the Beforetimes. The important thing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5H

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Mon plan: Research for a certain paper I’m writing, mostly; breaks at 0900 and 1400 for Australian Cyber Week strea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U0

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AtomicAnalyst @NuclearAnthro @CherylRofer These people can’t even be trusted to hand out candy properly! twitter.com/briantylercohe…

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davispg Perhaps they should do similar research into the senior executive in the Australian Public Service. They’d most lik..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Q

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I suppose the one thing you can say about the Blue Mountains weather today is that it’s consistent. pic.twitter.com/R2Zp72Ns2r

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Monday. If you ask, they will refuse anyway. Make your own choices appropriately. Monday.

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