Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 22nd, 2020

stilgherrian Highlight of the week was of course the podcast with @upulie. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 547: All the birds, some of the blockchain” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/54… Covers 16–22 Novembtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…BZHS

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NewtonMark How it started. How it’s going. pic.twitter.com/l4EoSYJymU

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@techoglot @sylmobile Just because you’ve logged it doesn’t mean anyone knows how to fix it.

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@NewtonMark @expectproblems Especially when the cargo bay is empty. Now I’m going to find the film of that first Boeing 707 flight.

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@sylmobile None. There are things that turn up in logs that continue to be a great mystery.

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@ConnollyStuart Yeah there’s a sign with “Diaz” as the business name. I mean, that’s possible in Russia…

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@ConnollyStuart I didn’t check, sorry, but I think this was a South American job.

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Ah, the wonderful sight of a C-130 executing a loop, @NewtonMark @expectproblems youtube.com/watch?v=GvVlH0…

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I’ll have to exercise my superpower another time.

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I missed the time for buying meat raffle tickets. Sad panda.

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@jpwarren Talk to contact tracers. It’s a lot better than faxes of drunk people’s handwriting on sign-in sheets. An..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hA

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@djackmanson While I appreciate your point, despite its superficial similarity to devon etc fritz is a different recipe.

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@EnsignR The gods will deal with you in due course.

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Sun plan, remainder: A small drink; a steak accompanied by a small drink; another small drink; finally, another small drink.

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best_in_dumbest Be the “Meth”
in “Methodical” pic.twitter.com/2hHGyyNfhr

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Further to this, if you search Google Images for “freak show poster template” you may find something worth playing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MN

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@Apostrobitch I choose to not investigate the details.

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@Aitch_El There’s a traffic cone next to it.

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BrentTerhune He cried real tears to Rush Limbaugh pic.twitter.com/uljUjl6KAE

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_AmyGray_ This is how they harvest Lynx body spray from the wild. twitter.com/dailymail/stat…

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bheater There’s still beauty in this world. pic.twitter.com/1gws4b2xah

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In simpler times Rowan Dean’s family would’ve dressed him in feathers and charged people sixpence to hear him cluck. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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@decryption Well there’s that at least… Anyway, you know what you’re doing next weekend now.

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@decryption That’s some impressive shitfuckery from the universe. :( How’s the shoulder?

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@munin @hacks4pancakes I don’t know that I was to learn what the motivations were.

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@upulie Awwww… You’re too kind. :) But yeah, the people are enjoying it.

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@wolfcat It’s not that big, Wolf. That’s regular cicada sized.

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@_midofo_ Ah gotcha. Sorry I am a bit dim today.

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@Susan1961 Not surprising though. Maybe it’s a higher figure in pizza stores. (Too soon?)

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@_midofo_ I don’t get the reference. I know The Rock is an actor, but that’s it.

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Highlight of the week was of course the podcast with @upulie. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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NEW BLOG POST: “Weekly Wrap 547: All the birds, some of the blockchain” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/54… Covers 16–22 Novembtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…BZHS

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REMINDER: Hugo Chavez died in 2013. twitter.com/Bencjacobs/sta…

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni Yep. Back when what’s now Darling Harbour etc was the working port, late 1800s to mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…os

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@johnb78 Maybe, though this was Telstra using their online verification thingo that bounced my Photo Card.

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Wait until they find out that all the people are actually played by actors. twitter.com/petertaggart/s…

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JoshButler weird that guys whose entire business model relies on young people having enough time and money to go out and spend..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WM

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@NuclearAnthro @BehrAdam I know what you mean. :) And may the existential dread subside soo.

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@CosmicRami Btw, in Kuala Lumpur I found some water dragons that wait for fishermen to catch a fish, and then try t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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@NuclearAnthro @BehrAdam Unfortunately “forever homes” sounds a bit too much like the forever box for my liking. pic.twitter.com/xLIIgHQ6rZ

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@NuclearAnthro @BehrAdam There is plenty for cats to eat in Bangkok at least. They are always so satisfied because..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V6

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@BehrAdam @NuclearAnthro There are cats everywhere in Thailand. While you’re having rice soup for breakfast. At the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…la

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mckinnon_a my parents were career public servants and i haven’t made any new friends since private school but i’m different be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cH

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mckinnon_a what is it with “alternative” burger/fried chicken/craft beer joints always always always being run by enormous ove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ia

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Bobosphere They always see “cracks forming.”
Cracks? All I see is assholes. twitter.com/jeremai_hulud/…

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong Furthermore, why is (was) a ramen bar serving Taiwanese dessert in Chinatown? So many questions!

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@spacejammie Oh good! I remember when I was at Uni of Adelaide in the [CENTURY REDACTED] I was amazed that the libr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…94

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helpmeskeletor It should be terrifying that a government would conspire with media to destroy an individual to cover for its syste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ue

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@spacejammie But I see you work at NASA so hahaha I am an idiot.

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@spacejammie Once upon a time NASA published all manner of “properties of materials” stuff for space engineering pu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NE

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong Which I think supports my view that it was not invented in Sydney.

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong It is Taiwanese-style shaved ice topped with sweetened condensed milk and flavour topping.

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong FURTHER RESEARCH: There is still the Ajisen Ramen in World Square but they do not ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CG

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@erstkate Ideally, yes. Though they haven’t in previous years.

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@ApostrophePong Yes it does. :) Did you see these photos from May? A group of Thaitown businesses grouped up and to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f3

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@ApostrophePong It’s for the international students, mostly. Many were still in AU when the borders “closed”, and t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EO

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MattLaslo Our president is a scam artist pic.twitter.com/63ZJemXiNS

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@Susan1961 Aha! I’m afraid you have me at a disadvantage … :/

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@jasonandrade Ah yes I used to get so much of that.

“This is the thing you need to do now.”

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dannolan Has anyone thought covid was just a growth hacking experiment to get the services nsw app installed on all phones

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@ApostrophePong Wait. Is the sharing cupboard the yellow Little Free Pantry thing?

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And yet not all irredeemable cunts are Sydney publicans. This is call mathematics. @_BertHandsome twitter.com/_BertHandsome/…

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@Susan1961 Not a bad effort, that. What areas? (I’m originally from Adelaide so I am curious.)

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@SuperCroup @hizaga I see what you mean. I’ll be sure to bring any others to your attention. Kings Cross was deligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lc

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Hey @ApostrophePong can you help me here with “Sharing Cupboard” and “New Normal”? I think some translations have g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nu

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@paulkidd There’s several ways to read that, obviously.

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@SuperCroup @hizaga Most of them are a bit shit though. I’d make a lovely photo series except I think catching lots..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Y

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The problem with “strongly recommended” is that people assume it doesn’t apply to them. twitter.com/SAHealth/statu…

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King_Of_Shade “Karen’s” have found a Great NEW Way to threaten public health and combine it with their love of “Blackface.”
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@paulkidd That aside, the phrase “density quotient” deserves further use.

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@garystark Thanks, Gary. I know some of this already — the cf Easter / Christmas thing for example — but I still dotwitter.com/i/web/status/1…ux7w

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Victoria is opening up. I hope it goes well. I would still have concerns but then I am not an expert and should not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8t

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Sun plan, updated: Slow start (done); investigate this whole Snow Ice situation (see attached); brief errand that I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cl

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semibogan lol @elonmusk and his toxic shit. twitter.com/afp/status/133…

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bigreddot Please retweet if you think more people need to see how a snake puts on her coat. pic.twitter.com/FeHHy3ixZC

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Currently having a sook about the typo in “precautions against on obvious risk”. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@FlogWarrior @KoparaFallsKid @MoarToast While I appreciate the shout-out and, indeed, the accurate profiling, I won’t be using fleets.

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We don’t do Thanksgiving here, of course. It’s a North American thing. But surely you can see that not having to sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oA

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DEAR AMERICANS: I see some of you saying you don’t want to “cower in fear” in the face of coronavirus. You know tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9U

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KarlreMarks They’re better prepared to fight aliens than Covid twitter.com/shashj/status/…

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong Oh good. I was literally just pouring mayonnaise onto a salad.

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni This is probabkly because the Census records countries of birth not ethnicity, so Ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M3

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni That is a generalisation of course, but things have changed in the last decade or tw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8v

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni Nope. So much of the new stuff is international student accommodation and then young..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jO

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni [Nods.] With all the new development encircling Chinatown, the old inner core is now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YH

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@PollyNCracker @BradHazzard @NSWHealth Sigh. There’s always someone who wants to turn it into a party-political whinge. No stars.

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong Counterpoint: Maybe I am overthinking this.

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong I’m currently two blocks from there so I might head down to investigate once I’ve go..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XN

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong Here’s a thing. This Google Street View image from earlier this year shows a differe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I2

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@michaelmeloni @ApostrophePong I mean it’s Japanese, right? It could be a combination duck / rubber glove / robot.

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From yesterday, it’s Christmas at Sydney Central Station. pic.twitter.com/7ZyhoOK0Ch

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@ApostrophePong @michaelmeloni Either way, I have severe doubts that these were invented right here in Chinatown.

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edbott As non-denial denials go, this is a C- effort at best. twitter.com/ryanjreilly/st…

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@NewtonMark @glendturner Ikr? Who wouldn’t want a Superfund Site?

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Attn: @dobes @purserj and others who might like to contribute to urban bird tracking. There’s also a lot of other “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gw

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“City Birds aims to learn more about some of these species and their behavioural adaptations. The project focuses o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hm

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Yesterday in the Darling Quarter, the Majesty of the Bin Chicken. It also arced up when I tried to move in for a cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4c

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A bold claim in Sydney’s Chinatown yesterday: The original & world’s best SNOW ICE IS HERE!!! pic.twitter.com/wNlnTyfXwv

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@kcarruthers @NewtonMark [Nods.] An entire industrial wasteland “remediated” before we know how to do that properly, or even cared.

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So that’d be a *very small number* of residents in one little local area then. twitter.com/9NewsSyd/statu…

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@glendturner @NewtonMark What’s the term in the US for sites so toxic the federal government has a special funding..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…66

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@NewtonMark [Nods.] These were the actual people finding said horrors. They didn’t mind, their contracts covered them for the delays. :)

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@NewtonMark I believe this is true, yes. Also one of the things in support of those wetlands there, I think.

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@NewtonMark I learn so much talking to random people in bars. Once in the US I ended up talking to a bloke whose jo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RI

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@NewtonMark As always, if you want to know what’s going on you talk to the people doing the actual work, and these..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u6

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@NewtonMark A few years back I was taking with some tradies in a Western Sydney pub who were laying the foundations..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K7

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NewtonMark Unstated: Won’t demolish it because it contains so much asbestos that it’d be virtually impossible to do it safely…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FH

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BradHazzard Just after midnight tonight, NSW and Victoria will be as the whole of Australia should be, with no border restricti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vP

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The staffer at Service NSW said this is basically normal, though, so take a moment right now to check the expiry da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BO

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Anyway so yeah I didn’t get a new phone.

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A quick shout-out to everyone who “checked my ID” since 13 June but failed to noticed that it has expired — which i.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Te

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MooseAllain Want to feel old? This is Snow White today pic.twitter.com/iQtJQxjr5W

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@manindotblack @NewtonMark Yeah stunt work is pretty intense, and also as you’ll hear seriously planned down to the line.

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@Sam_Hickey It’s not really even a thing for me. I think I’ve done only one Christmas Lunch in the last… 20 years?

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edbott Glad we’re focused on what really matters here. twitter.com/CBSNews/status…

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HappySinger Morning! pic.twitter.com/iZWQFAr9h9

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ICYMI, me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Blockchain voting risks undetectable nation-scale failures: MIT researchers”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n8

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@sexenheimer ICYMI, this week’s is “The 9pm Happy Birthday Coronavirus Space Karen Christmas with Upulie Divisekera..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p4

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@munin Nah I’m good, I’ve already moved on.

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You too can have this reaction if you listen to the second-last episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CP

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@munin Yep. I wish I’d noticed yesterday.

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@SuperCroup It’s always good to have something to aim at.

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Sun plan: Slow start, dealing with messages and the like; Sunday Lunch, location TBA; maybe a bit of a walk somewhe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OB

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julianpopov You eat sausages your whole life but you refuse vaccine because you don’t know what’s in it.

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Not long to Christmas, eh.

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I think Sydney’s weather is more promising than the forecast might read, and I’m glad I read it before finalising m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ml

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Sunday. Let the worms wriggle free. Sunday.

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