Stilgherrian

Stilgherrian


Word-whore. I write 'em. I talk 'em. About internet, infosec, politics, media. I drink. I use bad words. All hail Eris! Vive les poissons rouges sauvages!

19020 followers  •  3047 follow  •  Sydney  •   http://stilgherrian.com

Monday. Turn it upside down and give it a good shake. Monday.

Me at @zdnetaustralia : “Dear network operators, please use the existing tools to fix security” #APNIC48 

@zdnetaustralia  Tl;dr: Before getting excited about all the fancy-pants gadgetry, just lock down the basics. Why do we have to keep saying this?

Which would be more degrading? Rooting a dog, or being in a televised claque for Mark Latham?

2007: Senior adviser to Australia’s foreign minister. 2019: Whinging on cable TV that someone said a bad thing about schnitzels.

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The Australian Senate just voted on this motion. It was only defeated 31–28. This is where we’re at.

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Oh that's right, there's a Justin Bieber Christmas album. There's one good thing about this planet.

Seriously, a $30 Infrared/Night Vision video camera hidden in the head of a screw.

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Oh @davpope , @davpope , you crossed the streams… Well done.

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SUMMARY: On the Prime Minister of Australia’s official website, they’ve badly ’shopped his family photo to replace his K-Swiss tennis shoes with Dunlop Volleys, and in the process given him two left feet.

I've always loved how the correct unit of measuring the mass of a Melbourne tram is the rhino-on-skateboard.

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Oh @davpope  I love you. (DO we have a hashtag for this daft tour yet?)

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Oh FFS, stop counting every blocked packet as a “hacking attempt”. EVERYONE sees this level of cybersleet. Your own body was subject to several billion disease attempts this month too, but maybe you got a cold.

I’m seeing mention that Tony Abbott has deleted the photo of Piers Ackerman campaigning with him today. So just in case, here it is again.

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