Matthew Davidson (mjd)

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Matthew Davidson
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Sawtell, NSW, Australia
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http://mjd.id.au
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Hypersensitive New Age Guy
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  1. Comprehensive, jargon-light account of # # by Simon #: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v37/n04/simon-wren-lewis/the-austerity-con

    about 2 hours ago from web
  2. # alcohol test: Not at all drunk - doesn't laugh at my jokes; Slightly - laughs; Very - laughs uproariously; Too - back to no laugh again; Way too - scowls darkly.

    about 15 hours ago from web
  3. @tregeagle I missed something? I was desperate to get home and hang out some washing.

    about 2 days ago from web in context
  4. It just occurred to me that, over the last ten years, Betty White has had more paid # than I've had.

    about 2 days ago from web in context
  5. "Since Kevin Rudd said ‘sorry’, the rates [of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children taken from their families] have jumped by 65 per cent." https://www.newmatilda.com/2015/02/13/it-must-never-happen-again-seven-years-apology-guess-what-happening #

    about 2 days ago from web
  6. Had a lecture and tutorial in a real room with real people today. Now I'm overstimulated. #

    about 2 days ago from web
  7. Okay, # Collaborate's crashed on me. Small mercies. #

    about 3 days ago from web in context
  8. Second # Collaborate session of the day. Oh lor', this is painful. #

    about 3 days ago from web in context
  9. "The Graham Williams era: if you're eleven, it is spectacular." http://thememorycheats.libsyn.com/the-memory-cheats-57 #

    about 4 days ago from web
  10. # Jonas Salk: "I think that we have an instinct, an impulse, to improve our world. And I think that’s quite universal." Except for the quacks and frauds, of course, and they have much lower running costs. http://billmoyers.com/2015/02/12/jonas-salk-vaccines/

    about 4 days ago from web
  11. The only thing more darkly absurd than killing in the name of a myth is killing in the name of Sam Harris and Dan Dennet. http://www.juancole.com/2015/02/radicalized-islamophobic-terrorists.html

    about 4 days ago from web
  12. How to Make an Attractive City: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy4QjmKzF1c&html5=1 # #

    about 4 days ago from web
  13. Sterling job done by @tregeagle this afternoon, crawling about up in the rafters among the redbacks, holding a cat5 cable between clenched teeth. I'll be sending a very strongly-worded letter to the Duke of Cornwall. A knighthood for services to TCP/IP is a dead cert.

    about 5 days ago from web in context
  14. @tregeagle@soc.tregeagle.com Do you or J have a longish ladder? Pa-in-law wants to get up into the ceiling. Think he's been reading too many war novels and feels the need to hide from the Nazis.

    about 5 days ago from web in context
  15. Oh, I see. A little widgetty thing at top right labeled "autoplay" can turn it off. How long before this in turn is hidden behind a widgetty thing labeled "advanced", I wonder.

    about 6 days ago from web in context
  16. Had a rough few weeks. Well, months. I think it's starting to show. Feel the urge to put on a pair of Spock ears and declaim "Fascinating. These are what you humans call 'emotions'?"

    about 6 days ago from web
  17. Perhaps the truth would be better served if governments which _frequently_ lie would _only_ lie. http://www.breakingmodern.com/ted-rall-why-some-people-dont-trust-us-calls-to-vaccinate-kids/

    about 6 days ago from web
  18. # # automatically loading the next # video it thinks I should watch, turning the gleeful run down the nostalgia rabbit hole into a grim algorithmically-determined forced march.

    about 6 days ago from web in context
  19. What's happened to my father-in-law after retirement? Stopped fishing; started reading voraciously. Currently gripped by a # show about Oxbridge-accented grey men in oak-paneled rooms brandishing manila folders.

    about 6 days ago from web
  20. Closet atheists in orthodox communities: "I used to be tormented by doubt, but now I’m tormented by certainty." http://aeon.co/magazine/culture/the-double-life-of-hasidic-atheists/

    about 6 days ago from web
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