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As we head into summer conference season, drama is as predictable as vulnerabilities. I’m really not fond of either. What I am fond of, (other than Star Wars), as someone who spends a lot of time thinking about models, is the model of the “drama triangle.” First discussed by Stephen Karpman, the triangle has three…

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Listening to the radio, there was a discussion of how the folks at NBC were worried that people were going to “hatewatch” their new version of Peter Pan. Hatewatch. Like it’s a word. It’s fascinating. They discussed how people wanted to watch it to tweet cynically at its expense. The builder/breaker split isn’t just present…

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The mail system I’ve been using for the last 19 years is experiencing what one might call an accumulation of chaos, and so I’m migrating to a new domain, shostack.org. You can email me at my firstname@shostack.org, and my web site is now at http://adam.shostack.org I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. [Update:…

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That’s my takeaway from a new study of 2,000 households by Consumer Reports: There are more than 150 million Americans using Facebook at this point, and that number is growing. … a new exhaustive study from Consumer Reports on social networking privacy found that 13 million American Facebook users have never touched their privacy settings.…

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