Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

In Sydney NSW AU to 31 Aug

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February 28th, 2022

JohnnyMercerUK No expert, but the invasion doesn’t seem to be going particularly well.

Ukrainian tractor steals Russian APC toda..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d2

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WYR_bot Would you rather be a master of your body or be a hamster?

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WeirdSatellite Manifest #4383 from Zuma (CONFIDENTIAL)

1. Abattoir of Ring Lights
2. Artifact Expo
3. Tired Salmon pic.twitter.com/XvQnWCPWMm

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Number10cat This posed photo opportunity took place in Oxfordshire, in case you’re wondering where the “frontline” is pic.twitter.com/kYXwdbLBPy

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perseusthefool What if we kissed at the Superman fellatio fountain pic.twitter.com/NsbAT3pDbT

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jpwarren If you’re going to brief me on your ‘AI’ tech thing, you had better bring proof it’s not 3 linear regressions in a trench coat

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@itgrrl I might write some malware and the only thing it does is randomise people’s Wordle files.

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Sadly it isn’t possible to do this any more. In part because trends are moderated. In part because the algorithm fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pv

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stilgherrian How back yard floods work in Australia. twitter.com/donnadlu/statu…

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Tonight is exactly 13 years since we fisted Twitter. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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stilgherrian IGNORE THE FACTS, PEOPLE, AND JUST LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

It’s quite a good and varied conversation, as well as lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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GiovanniTorre here is a non-Dutton way to donate to help people in Queensland and NSW suffering because of the flood crisis

redcross.org.au/floodsappeal/

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“The guy that moved into the Metaverse” from Fairbairn Films (2m00s) youtube.com/watch?v=O6xMLa…

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“Honest Government Ad | United Australia Party” from @thejuicemedia youtube.com/watch?v=O8ovER…

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timClicks The doomscrolling will continue until morale improves.

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Anthony Albanese will be speaking at the Lowy Institute 12.30pm AEDT next Thursday. It too will be live on YouTube…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sp

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Scott Morrison is speaking at the Lowy Institute 10am AEDT this Thursday. It’ll be live on YouTube…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cq

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cameronwilson Even though Facebook has the ability to scan images for text, these advertisements weren’t picked up for being abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…42

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cameronwilson NEW: Researchers at @ausreset submitted 5 Facebook ads for approval that contained Australian election misinfo: fro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rl

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“Australia’s intelligence community dismisses concerns about proposed data-gathering powers,” writes @campbell_kwan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0t

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Hmmm. The countdown is at T minus 10 minutes so I guess there’s been a delay.

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annajhenderson From tonight Australia’s parliament will be lit each evening with the colours of the flag of Ukraine to show suppor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u9

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MeidasTouch This account is tracking all the Russian oligarchs’ jets. The Internet is incredible. twitter.com/ruoligarchjets…

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Oh yeah. The timing is terrible, what with the world going to shit, but it’s time to crowdfund “The 9pm Autumn Seri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eQ

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Wow @Pozible that’s quite the turnaround time for setting up a new project! Thank you.

I started work on it at 151..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FL

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@HappySinger @19bk69 I don’t think any of us should ever take responsibility for anything, really.

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Coming up shortly at 1700 AEDT, the opening of the APRICOT 2022 / APNIC 53 conference. 2022.apricot.net/program/schedu…

You..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ct

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NewtonMark I don’t know how to break it to the National Recovery and Resilience Agency, but the VERY FIRST WORD on their “abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ij

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erkpod Getting to a servo at Lismore is only suitable if you operating a boat. twitter.com/livgracecurran…

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JordanUhl Quite the narrative pic.twitter.com/LZibt3CsUg

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How back yard floods work in Australia. twitter.com/donnadlu/statu…

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donnadlu @MatildaBoseley and this is the most cursed pic.twitter.com/ftiuZ6Mx6n

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MatildaBoseley Just in case anyone was wondering what the best TikTok of the Brisbane floods was pic.twitter.com/YbrHticPUL

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dobes Pretty damning commentary on the GOP and conservatives in general from this children’s book pic.twitter.com/HdEftapIMB

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@HappySinger @DavidParis Here is the original tweet. Unfortunately threading didn’t exist in those days. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@HappySinger @DavidParis I am reliably informed that this caused some puritan consternation at Twitter HQ in The Am..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…df

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@HappySinger Thirteen years ago today! @DavidParis

“Fisting Twitter and the birth of ‘trend fisting’” stilgherrian.com/internet/fisti…

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@AngryWagtails @funranium €22 for a pencil sharpener is quite a thing.

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@N0WMD @funranium No one wants gluggy pencil shavings.

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I have just been shown this pencil sharpener and I have questions. pic.twitter.com/jOwIKEwhp7

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@NuclearAnthro Just to be clear, that menu isn’t regular Thai food.

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@ApostrophePong The rivalry between the seven Sheikhs must be deep. :)

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@ApostrophePong Fair point. (And I was flying EY to IAD. Nice.)

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It has now gone through Brian Eno, David Bowie, Devo, Talking Heads. I have been profiled lol.

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@ApostrophePong I also love the colour of the sunrise over the desert.

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@ApostrophePong An Irish-themed pub in an Islamic nation, always a solid sign of international travel!

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@ApostrophePong Abu Dhabi is where I entered the US last time. Very efficient there, and much easier to just stroll straight out of IAD.

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Hmmm. Pressed the button in Apple Music labelled “Stilgherrian’s Station”. First track is by Todd Terje. So yeah I’m fine with this.

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@ApostrophePong Nice little hop from there to Istanbul though. :)

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TransportforNSW The iconic Locomotive 3801 will return to the tracks on Sat 19 March to celebrate the Sydney Harbour Bridge turning..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dh

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“Questions are being raised about Scott Morrison’s decision to meet with Sky News commentator Piers Morgan for 45 m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hB

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timothyjgraham Well, I’m discovering coordinated bot networks spamming Russian government and state media accounts with “Русский к..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dl

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@jeffsonstein He’s good, is our MAJGEN Ryan. :) defence.gov.au/ADC/Docs/MAJGE… (PDF) Yeah, he’s just finished heading up t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rs

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AndrewPStreet Can’t wait for Sky talking heads to angrily insist that Clive Palmer has tanked Craig Kelly’s political career *wit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jW

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@erinrileyau @dobes @twcau I should be more aware and check the background, especially given that I shitpost some s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TW

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Loving the title of today’s @7ampodcast episode: “The end of Covid restrictions_Final_FinalFinal” 7ampodcast.com.au/episodes/the-e…

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@dobes @twcau I am in awe. That is a spectacularly bubble-brained take.

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dyllyp This website is incredible. pic.twitter.com/mXpoC9fm2B

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Leo_Puglisi6 the timing of the weather is suspicious?? twitter.com/jamesabernard/…

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@_midofo_ Heh. Yeah they do that. My flight to DC took a big right-hand dog-leg around a place called “Syria” for some reason.

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@martin_english I honestly can’t remember. I’ve been meticulous about backups for a very long time, though, so prob..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0k

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ICYMI, the highlight of the week was this lovely and quite long chat on the podcast thing what I tend to do. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Further alleged plans may be found in the Weekly Wrap, of course. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, the actual thing: Slow start; do some actual work on the much-delayed geek-work things; 1700 AEDT APRICOT..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q3

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GavinCoote Magellan Street in downtown Lismore, where water levels are seen reaching the height of shop awnings and approachin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KV

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Anyway, that’s just some background on why I’m not focused on the war or the floods just now, despite my obvious an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HM

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And here’s a picture of Kuwait from earlier in the same flight. You may remember that there was a bit of a kerfuffl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dv

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It was weird when in 2018, on my way to DC, the flight path took me more or less straight up the central valleys of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TZ

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Oops this is the full map of Iraq’s oil infrastructure, though from a blog which credits it to Royal Dutch Shell in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6u

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During that time I was also distracted at the front of the house while a guy came in the back and stole my laptop a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eD

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It was fantastic discipline to be up early and filing a tight 500-word report by 7am Sydney time.

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For a war that was about freedom and democracy, the invasion of Iraq made a lot more sense if you overlaid the maps..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cl

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One of the most focused was during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, when I wrote a daily summary of how it was going f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a0

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Obviously I was in kindergarten when I did that. [Shuffles feet.]

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This does feel odd for me, though. In the past I’ve produced quite a bit of live or focused daily coverage of rapid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yx

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Mon plan, preamble: I’m still keeping my consumption of war-related media light, and now same for the Queensland fl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6U

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cameronwilson haha the optics baby… they’re good twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…

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@cameronwilson I see Morrison is opening a hat shop in PMO.

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mollypriddy i love u, the dictionary pic.twitter.com/KSbMhUAW0M

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It’s nearly 24 hours old now, but this thread from “Major General (just retired!) Mick Ryan” @WarintheFuture is wor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KA

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@markc True, but to nowhere near the same extent by the time it gets to where I am. Thank the gods.

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IGNORE THE FACTS, PEOPLE, AND JUST LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

It’s quite a good and varied conversation, as well as lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zc

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@dfpiii Is the correct version that you have or that you have not lost weight? Because I most definitely have not l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gD

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phlaimeaux “Send n00d5” pic.twitter.com/vO0gkGiNgR

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PicPedant Jet contrails over Venezuela, 2016: reinadelcielo.org/san-miguel-arc… twitter.com/DavidPBMaddox/…

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La Niña has determined that the Blue Mountains will experience the Great Sog for yet another Monday. pic.twitter.com/jqYcF7gS2k

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Monday. Energy will be required, but not all at once. Something about rivers and rocks. Also, ants. And swallows. O..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TL

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