Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 23rd, 2021

OK then. It’s another busy conference day tomorrow so I’m off to bed.

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It’s seven years old but it’s worth watching again. “Sad Dog Diary” (3m48s) youtube.com/watch?v=Xw1C5T…

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Fair point. “The 9pm Quiz” is at 8pm, which is why it’s sometimes referred to as “The 8pm Quiz”. twitter.com/erkpod/status/…

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@staticsan Only arseholes wear shades on TV.

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What do I think? I think the @dailytelegraph and its stablemates have been instrumental in spreading disinformation..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tr

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stilgherrian I still can’t get over this magnificent political analysis. twitter.com/GevaudanShoal/…

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@rob0tika Well I did tell them to drink…

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@JeffJL54 Just in the pet food area, they’ll have a small bird food shelf.

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Madedigital I wonder how many branding agencies test their logos upside down? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/yB8THvpCkO

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@JeffJL54 That one was just from Coles.

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@rob0tika To reduce it or increase it? That’s an important question I think.

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I also need to do something about the colour balance. All a bit blue-white. Or, as some people might say, cyan.

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My eyes always look slightly manic. I’m not sure what I can do about that.

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If any of you are feeling particularly bored tonight, you could always watch the second pilot episode of “The 9pm Q..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v8

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@OzKitsch It’ll be FREE on YouTube when I get around to editing it.

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@JonoH It’s a weird shape, I know, but they prefer it to a plain block because they can climb all over it for better access.

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I shot most of it at 4k so I can crop it down to 1080p HD. All this is on an iPhone 12 Pro.

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And I’ve got a bunch of footage of the rosellas squabbling over this seed thingy. These are all just quick frame gr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l0

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That old frying pan looks horrible but the birds enjoy it. The other day a satin bowerbird had a full bath in it.

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70s_party Hell is empty. All the devils are here.

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I’ve just shot some footage of the crimson rosellas fighting over food, and a magpie ripping into some food I left..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tq

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@ijk64 No, they’re shipping them. Well, when they can.

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markhumphries The only thing that can bring this country together is @OzKitsch’s . twitter.com/ozkitsch/statu…

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@LapTop006 @RedShane1 The most stressful of all. :) Anyway thanks for telling your story just now.

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IndigenousX I’m not a doctor but sea sickness is not really the same as cultural genocide is it?

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@RedShane1 @LapTop006 I’m pretty relaxed about all this. In complex systems, things break sometimes. Oddly enough I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EM

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And that’s it for me for Linux.conf.au today. Thanks everyone. I’ll be back tomorrow to choose a few thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8f

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@redrabbleroz @JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus Do I know anyone with a UQ login? Here’s a PDF of “The Pekin Café in S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k8

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@LapTop006 Ah, this is NOT the thing I wrote about in 2009. “Google takes a slash and the world ends” (2 Feb 2009)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U2

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Next up for me, @LapTop006 with “The worst outage I never caused”. Or so he says. lca2021.linux.org.au/schedule/prese…

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@JustJimWillDo Sure. Maybe you could get one second-hand.

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@JustJimWillDo [Nods.] That was a gap in my computering because no budget. FOr high school there was Angle Park Com..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D3

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@JustJimWillDo But did it up the processing speed? Or was it “just” RAM and interfaces?

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Goddammit I can hear thunder but the storm cell formed to the east of us and is heading north-east. Sad!!! pic.twitter.com/FFeMOBhwXP

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“I always wanted to make a Commodore 64 accelerator,” says Paul, which just goes to show how odd these people are. :)

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This has been today’s Linux.conf.au geography lesson.

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Those are all salt lakes, of course. This is one of the few years when they have water in them.

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@coolrunning2009 @manindotblack @AbstractCode That makes sense, the blended chemicals aspect. Thanks.

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Paul was working on the MEGA65 project from Arkaroola in South Australia. Here’s the imagery I just posted on the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AT

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This is all about making the MEGA65, the rumoured but never released follow-up computer from Commodore. mega65.org

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This is all about making the Mega 65, a realisation of the rumoured but never released follow-up computer from Comm..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7H

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@JustJimWillDo @NewtonMark @jsleeio What does a smoke system weigh anyway? I recall that SOL doesn’t have a huge pa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4R

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@kinshasha @NewtonMark @jsleeio Yeah that was kind of a big thing too. :(

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Next for me, Paul Gardner-Stephen with “We made a beautiful complete open-hardware computer, including keyboard and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CQ

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@itgrrl I mean to be fair:
1. I have a lot of critters here.
2. What, me being silly? Never!
3. I have been very well behaved so far.

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@dprk_ebooks @itgrrl See next tweet. I just changed the text slightly.

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@NewtonMark @jsleeio Just like that upgrade of the RAAF’s F-111 fleet! But with fewer missile interfaces and less crypto gear.

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NSWRFS Friends, colleagues, government dignitaries & members of the Peak View community have today marked the 1 year anniv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yv

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@NewtonMark @jsleeio That’s one hell of a rework. Apart from the switches, there doesn’t seem to be much analog left!

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theafro_samurai I forgot about this hilarious exchange pic.twitter.com/J92ecdMqE6

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I’m afraid to admit that I had to have a bit of a nap earlier. But I would like to thank @linuxconfau for putting l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z8

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@AbstractCode Oh they certainly return to the ground…

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Or if you prefer, “Boeing says it will make planes able to fly by 2030.” twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@darrenpauli On the other hand, yes, I should probably write or say something. Sigh.

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@darrenpauli All these things are true, I suppose. I deliberately haven’t been thinking about it because I am gener..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oJ

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@andybanta @jpwarren @jeamland I think you need the loose pin for your butt hinge, but a fixed pin if the hinge is for your flaps.

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deeFzzuB Elon Musk is basically Joe Rogan & Hank Scorpio morphed in a teleportation experiment (ala The Fly -Cronenberg not Neumann)

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snurb_dot_info Oh my goodness this is glorious. Paging @thesidsmith, obvs. twitter.com/GuyBirkin/stat…

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The next session for me is this fascinating-looking indigenous project from The Canada, “Natakanu - An Indigenous-l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VX

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DerenicByrd Kalief Browder allegedly stole a backpack at 16, spent 3 yrs at Riker’s Island without trial.

Riley Williams stole..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1M

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@chrisjrn My gut feeling is that they’re being a tad optimistic

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MichaelH_PhD Now google “reverse ferret.” twitter.com/eeberquist/sta…

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benjaminwittes The is a frog using snails for its Princess Leia costume. pic.twitter.com/KDwiymW3zk

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@munin YOU ARE WORSE THAN STALIN.

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I still can’t get over this magnificent political analysis. twitter.com/GevaudanShoal/…

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MattLaslo Schumer just made Trump the Senate’s Valentine pic.twitter.com/8V7V16TtnW

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peteevansnot brain explodes pic.twitter.com/u3XW3jZEXt

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KathyReid Cory @doctorow talking adversarial operability and competitive compatibility at and how a lot of what we s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mg

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KathyReid “Robert Bork was Ronald Reagan’s court sorcerer and he was sure of the idea that monopolies were good and the rise..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nG

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itgrrl “Look at Google. Google has made one and a half good products.” -@doctoroww

Ooh, the shade! 😂
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Also referenced: “AARNet: 20 years of the Internet in Australia (2009)”, a fantastic book. aarnet.edu.au/about-us/publi…

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Referenced in the conference chat: “Early Internet [in Australia]” from Uni of Melbourne, where it began. cis.unimelb.edu.au/about/history/…

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@itgrrl Lol I am somewhat older than you, I believe. :P

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Also, there are old people in the conference chat.

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It’s also about the theme of self-determination, and corporatisation, and right now a reference to this wonderful t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dl

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Opening keynote is @doctorow. So far he’s giving a passionate account of the origins of open source in the context..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UM

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This is the start of my thread from Day One of Linux.conf.au so you can either follow or mute the hashta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P0

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@NerdSniping Yeah I was struggling to think of another example. :)

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GevaudanShoal Bless. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/8IOcoASWHn

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@ApostrophePong @TimeGhostTV I thought I knew a lot about WW2, but having been watching all of @TimeGhostTV’s serie..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gx

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@alexkidman @VerticalHoldAU Excellent. :) Suggestions are of course welcome.

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I do like that the domain linux.conf.au still works, but then I suppose that is the actual name of he con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FJ

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Sat plan: 0900 Day one of linux.conf.au 2021 all day on the line lca2021.linux.org.au and the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JB

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It’s the first of four hot days in the Blue Mountains today. I’ll be staying inside I think. pic.twitter.com/tR8Cr0FAHA

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@alexkidman Nah, it’s joining the cool people, just slightly later. Which is fine.

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Saturday. The descent into The Lake of Stubbornness begins and you cannot even float. Saturday.

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