Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 20th, 2021

stilgherrian Artificial Intelligence has now gone too far. Or possibly just the right distance. I’m not sure which. twitter.com/flashman/statu…

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FreyjaErlings This is called “having a job” pic.twitter.com/jmsim07VP1

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Or this. “Bo Burnham: Inside - Jeff Bezos Song with lyrics” youtube.com/watch?v=lI5w2Q… Ping @AndrewPStreet.

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@markhumphries @MsPraxis I’m sure it’s not going to be rubbish though. Mostly.

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As we wait for Mr Bezos and colleagues to go to nearly space, I suggest you watch this brief but important message…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2L

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@kcarruthers Well I suppose that’s an achievement.

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punished_stu every now and then someone just tweets a classic, not even aware they’re doing it pic.twitter.com/wdTKU52PTR

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@wolfcat Yeah this Bezos / Blue Origin launch is basically this but by a billionaire. pic.twitter.com/H5DZi7VrFs

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jayrayner1 He’s not wrong. The testimony from those refused access to those nightclubs in 1940s Poland is harrowing. twitter.com/leekern13/stat…

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@MsPraxis It has people I know in it so if it turns out to be rubbish I’ll send them angry emails.

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@kcarruthers Your whole feed has gone to the dogs.

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@wolfcat I never thought I’d reach a time when I’d think “Another space launch? Meh, I’m going to bed.”

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“AMAZON releases extended trailer for new Australian sketch series THE MOTH EFFECT” tvblackbox.com.au/page/2021/07/2…

Drops..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8U

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@wolfcat Is there a feed without what I presume will be a perky PR commentator, i.e. just comms and up-going?

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kcarruthers Lol variolation joke twitter.com/xkcdcomic/stat…

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“A Novelist Invented a Fake Startup That Sends You Empty Boxes. People Think It’s RealAnd they’re wondering how to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5l

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I guess @SuperCroup might know people who might be because he is crochet-adjacent. twitter.com/seedycat/statu…

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AlexMartin According to Glassdoor, the average salary for an Amazon customer service representative is £25,742.

On that salar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u6

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anna_gazmarian I heard my husband whispering to our daughter about ordering something on Amazon for her. Then I came home from the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xq

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wimmerachic Today’s life advice- you all should be ok, just pass it on to those you know who may need to know this. You’re welc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jR

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JUST 48 HOURS LEFT to pledge your support to “The 9pm Late Winter Series 2021”. We’ve reached Target One and that p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MX

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@GreenJ @interestingdan Fwiw that YouTube channel appears to have all of the extant episodes of “Callan”.

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How would his presence help, exactly? twitter.com/AlboMP/status/…

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I was going to leave it there but the latest video is just gorgeous. “Guys in Cool Shirts Hotline” (2m31s) youtube.com/watch?v=I_tqVB…

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And then there’s “Dudes in old movies played it so cool in front of their dates” (2m42s) youtube.com/watch?v=gDuRym…

B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HK

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But then so is “Sir! What Are Your Orders?” (1m58s) youtube.com/watch?v=XaKgRe…

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“Birthday Tickles” (3m55s) is a lovely example of his work. youtube.com/watch?v=d0oQD9…

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I’ve been enjoying Joel Haver’s somewhat surreal short videos for a little while now. He’s doing well. This longer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OY

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@SuperCroup Quite possibly. It’s a new financial year so contracts have just shifted too.

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@wolfcat @GreenJ In Thailand it is illegal to show smoking on TV so all the shows pixellate out the cigarettes. pic.twitter.com/c7yCRArd0m

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@GreenJ And there were so many Other Things.

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@GreenJ I’m pretty sure you’re not.

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Stupacabra btw this is what Dilbert is like now. These are ALL from July pic.twitter.com/Gd5bbyDKwc

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@GreenJ Wow. Oddly enough given the times, it’s about the only vice I didn’t adopt.

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DMXI @Stupacabra Whenever someone asks me who the hell Scott Adams is, from now on I’m just gonna show them this panel…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mm

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@GreenJ Well we *are* both old enough to remember that. As infants, obviously. (I just finished watching both series.)

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@GreenJ While a lot of it doesn’t hold up, one fascinating detail is how much they smoke cigarettes while hosting.

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@kels_316 Yeah and I think I know what it is that they know. These bastards with their databases!

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@GreenJ Prime has added a ton of older material, which presumably didn’t cost them much. Like all of The Carol Burn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VO

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@interestingdan @GreenJ I agree, “Counterpart” is glorious, but I’ve always watched the whole thing twice. :)

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@GreenJ Bingo! Prime Video again. Netflix instead suggested “The Spy Who Shagged Me”, which I believe is slightly d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M4

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Dan’s is really hammering me with the gin specials lately. Do they know something?

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jonoabroad If we had legalized weed we could have had ” The great kiwi baked off”

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clevybencheton - Leetskill Hax0r: “LoLiLol I found a default password in some random Chinese IoT shit! CVE-Time”
- Conference orga..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TJ

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@GreenJ Now I’m wondering where to go next in that bleak Cold War style. Since we all need cheering up these days, y’see.

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paulwiggins Get a room, comrades. twitter.com/asiogovau/stat…

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@GreenJ It and “Smiley’s People” are on Prime Video atm, and probably elsewhere. So beautifully understated.

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@joannejacobs @oberonsghost Yeah that was a mistake. Always gloves, always beanie or equivalent.

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Julie_C_Hwang Seen on a walk around the neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/nCbY1WRHeK

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@joannejacobs @oberonsghost The official apparent temperature at Mount Boyce hasn’t been above zero in two days. pic.twitter.com/kTDN80VkT4

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@dobes @AndrewPStreet Also, cute animation on the jerkbird, though @dobes might have a constitutional objection to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ev

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So @dobes @AndrewPStreet why do I get the feeling Apple’s “Heaps Indie” playlist is compiled by an Adelaide person?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AA

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@dobes @IainFergo @TheRealALM @StevenDeare Yeah not a true story. The cardboard beds are stronger than wooden ones..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ez

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@CosmicRami @drspacejunk @feraldata Actually no, this one seems to have two non-leg pipes for the plumbing. pic.twitter.com/tbqXM3NGow

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santiagomayer_ As always, credit to the amazing @Hbomberguy for making this gem

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santiagomayer_ Ben Shapiro is trending, and you know what that means…

It’s time to remind y’all he blocked me for replying to hitwitter.com/i/web/status/1…dWF9

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@CosmicRami @drspacejunk @feraldata I think for that photo they were just plonked there, or it’s a mock-up for sale..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dR

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@JoshuaGarfield Good luck with Freedom Day and beyond.

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@JoshuaGarfield That said, “sick freak” is probably a fair call. :) I’ve always had a dark, dark sense of humour. S..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…77

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@JoshuaGarfield That’s cool, I don’t blame you. It’s a messed-up world.

As you can probably now see I was having a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LK

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@Tim_Coronel I mean it’s far from being the worst-drafted legislation I’ve read, but yeah.

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Here it is as a single PDF. Craig Kelly’s “No Domestic COVID Vaccine Passports Bill 2021” legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021B… twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@JoshuaGarfield Dull literalism will be the death of our species.

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@JoshuaGarfield Yes, a wink to say I’m not seriously suggesting this is one of the positive transformations wrought..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ps

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@jameswhelan42 @RealNickHodge Sure, though I still suspect the slogan needs work. :)

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@drspacejunk @feraldata @CosmicRami I know you know the Futuro, just wondering if you”d seen this particular image.

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@jameswhelan42 @RealNickHodge What, 6’4” tall and a hero to the Left?

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RealNickHodge New Australian Vax Ad:

“It’s Time. Gough wouldn’t have waited for Pfizer.”

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@dobes This and the previous question really do point to a public health messaging disaster. @SquigglyRick was all..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dq

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@chuckcranfield (Yes I am aware that’s not how the Venn diagrams work here.)

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@chuckcranfield One could, even while lying in bed feeling sick as a dog. :) But 39% of the 38% is indeed 11% of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vK

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@dobes That does tend to be a tribal loyalty test, yes. Let’s see what the do when they’ve got pencils in their hands.

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Standard wrap: All the public Essential polling is always at essentialvision.com.au and you can subscribe for emai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ns

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And that’s the end of the Essential polling for this fortnight. Not as much as the bumper edition two weeks ago. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Time to return to normal. essentialvision.com.au/time-to-return…

I continue to be amused by the 16% of people who think “Australi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0q

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Time for Covid-19 milestones to occur for NSW. essentialvision.com.au/time-for-covid…

“Q. How long do you think it will take for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Z

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Speed of NSW lockdown. essentialvision.com.au/speed-of-nsw-l…

People’s reckons seem to be quite dependent on there they live, uns..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e2

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Reason those who would get vaccinated against Covid-19 have not been vaccinated yet. essentialvision.com.au/reason-those-w…

Still..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H2

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Uptake of a Covid-19 vaccine. essentialvision.com.au/uptake-of-a-co…

A significant shift back in the right direction here. “Never..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oq

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Federal government response to Covid-19. essentialvision.com.au/federal-govern…

This is curious. Anyway here are the charts and y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w9

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Leader attributes: Scott Morrison. essentialvision.com.au/leader-attribu…

“Good in a crisis” is down 15 percentage points. Trustw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Eh

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Federal voting intention. essentialvision.com.au/federal-voting…

No change, really. The margin of error in these top-level figur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6k

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Well, Kids, it’s an Essential polling Tuesday so as usual I’ll tweet the highlights — well kinda all of it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a16

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@Pixies_Grace And here’s a story about it with some suitably old photos. abc.net.au/news/2015-11-1…

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Tue plan, updated: Well I seem to have been sleeping a lot again today. Sigh. I’m pretty sure I know the cause, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IB

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hakluke @riskybusiness And I’m trying to track down more cybersecurity folk on the sunshine coast in QLD. If that’s you, DM me!

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@keen_poster @COVID19NearMeAU Lol one of those dodgy scrape-news-through-thesaurus sites has got the perfect* headl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OW

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AnnaGHughes British coders be like __innit__

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@davidgerard @crankynick @swearyanthony @dobes I’d like to see some bitcoin mining running on woodchips from virgin rainforest.

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Listening to today’s @7ampodcast, “Australia has vaccines. Why aren’t people taking them?” pca.st/7tdjpo46..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6o

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@katedoak @missrobinson @JohnBirmingham @AnnastaciaMP Oh right! That link is broken for me but I’ll take your word for it.

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Listening to today’s @abcnews Coronacast, “The quick, cheap test coming to a stadium near you?” pca.st/mxskd3ic

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@rohan_p @dobes @ashabeeeee I met Ron Jeremy at Sexpo in 2012. Wow that’s nine years ago. pic.twitter.com/6USa9WOf28

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To all my friends in Singapore, may you enjoy learning to understand this chart, per the Straits Times…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ss

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I have possibly just caused the Olympic Games to be occupying more of my brain today than I find pleasant.

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@ApostrophePong @FrKarlSinclair The world’s most honest and trustworthy organisation! Lol lol lol lol.

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@ArachneLatro Which comes to my second point. Why couldn’t that infrastructure just have been built, without the ad..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1d

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@chrisjrn @AnnastaciaMP Strange sportspeople rowing in ponds is no basis for a system of governance.

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@missrobinson @JohnBirmingham @AnnastaciaMP I do have the distinct memory that Expo 88 was perhaps the first time I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lf

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Artificial Intelligence has now gone too far. Or possibly just the right distance. I’m not sure which. twitter.com/flashman/statu…

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@asunderland @hansmollman I get quite annoyed by the idea that anyone who works in any kind of public service role..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MN

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@swearyanthony @davidgerard @dobes @crankynick They always says “steamroller” when there is no steam. What a rip-off.

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@FrKarlSinclair Yes it was delightfully quiet in the suburbs, and I met @ApostrophePong who was travelling here.

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@AnnastaciaMP I tell you what, though, the Munich Olympics really raised the profile of Black September and the Pal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LF

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Seriously, @AnnastaciaMP, pick any Olympic city since WW2 and list three ways in which it or its state was “transfo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pz

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Politicians keep saying this, but they never point to any previous Olympic city or state which has been “transforme..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H2

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ICYMI yesterday, “The 9pm Late Winter Series 2021” reached Target One, and is now 67% of the way to Target Two, wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yu

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Further alleged plans and links to quite a few interesting things may be found in the Weekly Wrap, as always. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan: Continue working through my ridiculously long list of tiny tasks relating to client geekery, administrivi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u0

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Tinier than mice, usually, and they always come in clouds. Silvereyes are beautiful. twitter.com/R101Nick/statu…

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It’s another of those winter days in the Blue Mountains today. We’re having quite a few of them lately. pic.twitter.com/3mPMj8N89Y

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hansmollman future head of impartial news sites will be hatched from egg straight into the job twitter.com/telegraph/stat…

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Tuesday. Your symbol of the day is a blue square. Consider its full set of attributes. Tuesday.

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