Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 22nd, 2021

Right, I’m having an early night because I have things to do in the morning. Be nice. Share your toys.

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RT @stilgherrian: Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Morrison’s pamphletocracy of critical tech holds barely a quantum of substance” https://t.co/2Zft…

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@andrewdotnich I mean obviously we should do it whether he likes it or not. He owes it to us now.

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[Takes notes.] “Press conferences… are about… media… control.” Gotcha. https://t.co/XuTLEprtE0

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@drspacejunk She’s been on the pod twice before, although one of these links it to a silly little video I made last… https://t.co/Rf8rjugce0

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Around this time tomorrow I’m recording a podcast with @drspacejunk. If you’re a supporter of “The 9pm Edict” with… https://t.co/cBGfm0oTRS

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@jmfarrow Is “arsehole” a defined role in your company? ;)

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“Space Launch Start-Up Just Used A Giant Centrifuge To Fling A Projectile Into The Upper Atmosphere” (10 Nov) https://t.co/zrdipWvTRf

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These thoughts are very old-fashioned of course.

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Consider too that part of that 10% will be more senior staff training the juniors.

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Back in the day, the received wisdom was that an organisation should be allocating 10% or more of its staffing budg… https://t.co/u6TZ9lJXSe

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There’s nothing specific to software development here. The world has moved from long-term career development in lon… https://t.co/Lkib4UTpWr

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@mrtiedt You’ve got to admit, a private criminal prosecution for treason is an ambitious move.

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RT @JoshButler: as PM Morrison casts himself as against vax mandates, Labor’s press team has helpfully sent out a list of his previous comm…

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@yvonnert @bunjaree Oh yeah they do that. And other things.

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RT @FrankFigliuzzi1: Divide & conquer: A sample of 32,315 pro-Rittenhouse hashtag tweets, Nov 19-20, showed 29,609 with disabled geolocatio…

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@hingehead @dobes No need. People can figure that out for themselves.

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@jplonie @kcarruthers @zdnetaustralia From the list of 63 critical technologies… https://t.co/IoAvwq3NgK

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Something for you to consider, @mrtiedt. https://t.co/rOhvXSdabx

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RT @NewtonMark: Oh no everybody, Dan’s goin’ down, it’s all over.
(So. Many. Sovcits!) https://t.co/ozoiZmexnr

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Hey @dobes how’s this rogues gallery? https://t.co/kL2A1aOidY

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@WarWraith @_BertHandsome @NewtonMark @bunjaree They don’t obey me. This isn’t how being a king is meant to work.

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@egosumdns @zdnetaustralia @thejuicemedia Ah yes. I’m glad I didn’t accidentally steal their word.

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One of the people on the @bunjaree compound has started referring to them as “your cockatoos” as in my cockatoos an… https://t.co/RolvlHTVUG

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@martinwalsh @franksting I also change my underpants every week or so.

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JoshuaPotash God this is bleak pic.twitter.com/KugoyVQOgB

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@franksting Oh dear. I do have a rough recording of the Mass, shall I send you that? ;)

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@drspacejunk Well that could be kind of fun too. :)

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@ShaneBryan_IT @zdnetaustralia Stock photography will be our saviour.

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Slight point of order. The Senate didn’t vote to do this. It voted to call on the government to do this. The execut… https://t.co/L7MWWO1Att

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@elronxenu This is challenge which I think I could do but can’t be bothered.

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@DavidFeng That is an excellent photo and just looking at it hurts my brain.

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@SuperCroup That said, if you ever need to distract this mob from any current argument just say “Yeah but wasn’t th… https://t.co/IH1uILbgeh

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@SuperCroup When you look at the cohort of “retired teachers” on Twitter you can see why we’re all now so fucked up… https://t.co/uja9H6brz6

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@Gwyntaglaw @ScottRhodie Per the article, the tunnel’s off too.

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Senator Penny Wong on Expanding Australia’s Power and Influence, live for ANU at 1100 AEDT tomorrow. https://t.co/HZ4t30x3S4

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@bastardsheep @ScottRhodie Does that cope with a high volume of traffic though?

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@erkpod It varies from council to council, as you’ve just discovered. Some have the direct election of the lord mayor, yes.

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@moylecroft @jpwarren @zdnetaustralia There’s a gag in there about “white body radiation” but I can’t be bothered working out the details.

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“Plans to build a bridge or tunnel between Scotland and Northern Ireland have been ruled out due to forecasted cost… https://t.co/X3hh1clkBY

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@ExpertOracle Thank you, saves me doing that joke for another few days.

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@moylecroft @jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Thank you. I’m really quite happy with that line.

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RT @Rauchambeaux: Hi I’m looking to inject Botulinum Toxin into my face but it has to be done by someone who didn’t inject a life-saving va…

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia But the layout is neat and the colours are nice, and those Tech Cards are a handy reference.

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@paulwiggins @jendudley @raejohnston Well, I remember when there were far fewer PRs and you’d just phone the releva… https://t.co/2YOzPyxbSb

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@zdnetaustralia I’d like to thank @jpwarren for reminding me of the SMART Goals measure, particularly in relation t… https://t.co/aQ1Q1rSxvu

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Morrison’s pamphletocracy of critical tech holds barely a quantum of substance” https://t.co/2ZftjxtDia

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cathywilcox1 @JoshButler With her there. @JacquiLambie pic.twitter.com/jzow1VKFzx

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Waratah sequence 2021, day 83.* The last few florets are hanging on despite two days of rain. The flower in questio… https://t.co/Jtk4eFfL1a

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@JustJimWillDo Spiky poo can really screw up your judgement.

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On the other hand, I grew up on a farm. My reaction is “Sure, and…?” https://t.co/9bj0VTfCiD

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RT @kels_316: this dude’s electric helicopter is 1000% better than any of the vapourware bullshit churned out by the mainstream aviation in…

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NeilMcMahon If anyone needs a Christmas card for that special relative… pic.twitter.com/D5kS2WvsIc

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@jendudley @raejohnston As am I. Though most of the PRs now know not to bother phoning me because I don’t answer anyway.

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raejohnston Follow me for more highly specific content relevant to no more than 31 or 32 people.

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RT @raejohnston: Tech journalism in 2021 is receiving phone calls to follow up on save the date emails to online launches of pre-recorded v…

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33 sleeps until Christmas.

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As regular viewers will know I don’t answer the phone anyway, and my voicemail greeting says don’t leave voicemail… https://t.co/kzQQzxSfw0

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Probable scam call just received from 07 5353 6106. One of those robocalls saying money would be deducted from my a… https://t.co/T8JbdyKMUJ

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains critical technology and a joke about fractals.

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PSyvret Hey @mattjcan I’ve updated your profile picture for you. pic.twitter.com/57aIz1lM2G

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RT @RufusTSuperfly: Still the greatest gag in the history of comedy https://t.co/uYkyCrepD4

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RT @redunley: Heavy cruiser?! Sadly HMAS Canberra (I) has not returned from her mission - for one thing it would be amazing to have a look…

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RT @McGrewSecurity: I had a dream last night that I was watching the second season of Squid Game and it was revealed to be the origin story…

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@real_revolutian @JFilawatch Ah. Yes, I’d assumed you were one of the brain worm infectees. I was just curious to k… https://t.co/Yw4ahnUCRb

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@AuSenate @oberonsghost Aha! Thanks very much for that. I was only watching Dynamic Red and not the livestream. Love your work.

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@weedo04 @ReddingtonAlice Mate, joined-up thinking isn’t exactly your strong point is it.

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@OzPraetorian @ReddingtonAlice Lol there is no “mandatory vaccination” law. There’s just sensible workplace health… https://t.co/Jl14FXRhX6

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@_BertHandsome @dobes So guys… Guys… My tweet is being retweeted into the Looposphere and I am starting to get… https://t.co/yiVorABuAO

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@oberonsghost Malcolm Robert’s name isn’t there either. Maybe the mover and seconder are assumed to vote for the Bi… https://t.co/QDCavOOS7g

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@MrGarumph @garystark @SatPaper Meh. She’s safe with that I reckon. Her brand has sufficient marketability.

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RT @BernardKeane: Crack the bubbly, employers — your cheap temporary workforce is coming back! No more wage rises! https://t.co/O1PFNlqmoa

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@arwon True enough, and I can understand her frustration.

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@ReddingtonAlice That bill is dealt with and gone and the Senate moves on to actual sensible business.

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@garystark @SatPaper @MrGarumph Heh., It’ll be interesting to see how this plays out with her support for various g… https://t.co/AaCNhQC5Zh

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Pauline Hanson’s COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill 2021 didn’t make it and we are ver… https://t.co/5dPlGE1Ooc

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“Woman swallows AirPod instead of painkiller, records audio from stomach” https://t.co/9wDqPdCoIE

Click-saving not… https://t.co/z06LbWFQfj

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@garystark Ah, from @SatPaper’s Post today, the explanation. The last two dot points are they key.… https://t.co/fYNW8cGiKe

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@dobes @oliyoung @warkolm Pffft! You just out one person in charge of the master box of punch cards.

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@NewtonMark @sunriseon7 This would be a corollary of the Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect. https://t.co/Gq5SIY8Xix

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RT @NewtonMark: To give a sense of scale: That’s a bit over 50 cents per head of population. It needs to get ten times worse before it rise…

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@MrGarumph Yep. That said. the Senate has occasionally passed One Nation motions without understanding the dog whis… https://t.co/NLxJ53tmmj

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@garystark Cheers. I find Dynamic Red adequate for seeing is anything major happens while avoiding the actual livestream, and Her Voice.

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@garystark We can track it on Dynamic Red. https://t.co/5pYO2pR47Y

My prediction: She’ll get allotted time to spea… https://t.co/9skVOuXMun

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@MrGarumph Mind you, the Explanatory Memorandum is not exactly the most detailed document ever written. pic.twitter.com/eEb1t7YopZ

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@MrGarumph No, that sort of thing goes in the Explanatory Memorandum, or is argued in the debate.

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I will not be distracted by the bullshit happening in the Senate. I will not be distracted by the bullshit happenin… https://t.co/1m7NhFUd0b

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@garystark IANAL, but while you can have sections that specify how a new law relates to other laws to remove ambigu… https://t.co/69cD6aDtcQ

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Erm, bill. Though I may have been right the first time.

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Pauline Hanson’s One Nation {PHON) is exactly the sort of political party… https://t.co/1TWjozfBvq

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Here is Senator Pauline Hanson’s “COVID-19 Vaccination Status (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill 2021” currently b… https://t.co/tR7QFPFGLp

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Meanwhile in the Senate — sessions for the day just started — Senator Paul… https://t.co/ku1884oDF1

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Exactly, and the Federation Chamber is kind of a permanent ad hoc committe… https://t.co/12GRsheImY

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Yeah they *occasionally* have a good idea. :) It’s goo for things like “Fa… https://t.co/89tnbHRzI5

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia “There is, however, the very important difference that there is no provisi… https://t.co/LNs2tGxNsP

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Federation Chamber is a kind of House of Reps Light. For stuff that needs… https://t.co/97VD0Y2MRL

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@jeffsonstein @garystark @zdnetaustralia Shoosh, Gary. Yes, they livestream the entirety of everything, but Questio… https://t.co/nOL9ujN7gK

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You might like to check out the podcast that appeared on the weekend too. It’s quite fun. https://t.co/kDcHaPB5H0

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, as usual. https://t.co/GlXmZrDfuE

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Mon plan: Gentle start; write for @zdnetaustralia; spec out some website changes for a client; podcast pre-producti… https://t.co/eKpd8cmSQ0

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It’s Moist Week in the Blue Mountains and it isn’t going to be moist. pic.twitter.com/ApSUpoxV01

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Monday. You will make three decisions today, but one of them will be wrong so you should plan to reverse it. Monday.

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