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Lauren Weinstein has been at 7 events

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Google+8,612,278The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034047 
Lauren Weinstein385,995Hangout On Air: Discussing Congress Without Obscenities - As of 1 PM PDT, the U.S. Senate leadership has supposedly reached a very short term deal to end the federal government shutdown and temporarily raise the debt ceiling. The fate of this package in the House is still decidedly unclear. Regardless of what Congress does right now, we're going to be in the same mess again likely in a matter of weeks or months. Let's Discuss Congress Without Obscenities this evening. What's really going on?  Is the GOP still even really a political party any more? If not, what are they?  And can we even discuss this without the constant use of invectives?  Let's at least try. This HOA is currently scheduled for 7:30 PM PDT this evening. It is subject to change or cancellation as events warrant.  Thanks!Hangout On Air: Discussing Congress Without Obscenities2013-10-17 04:30:0012 
Lauren Weinstein385,995Discussion of controversy surrounding new +1 automatic "highlighted posting" sharing on Google+. Positives, negatives, benefits, problems, suggestions. Specific use case examples encouraged. Rescheduled to earlier in day per requests. Now scheduled for 1 PM PDT. Subject to change or cancellation if necessary. Thanks. - LaurenDiscuss Issues re New +1 Automatic Sharing on Google+ (Hangout On Air)2013-07-12 22:00:0011 
Google AdSense1,363,225Join the live Hangout on Air with Susan Wojcicki, SVP of Advertising and Commerce, and three AdSense publishers to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We'll share stories from the early days and discuss the future for publishers and online advertising.We'll add the Hangout On Air link to this event page when the session begins on June 18th at 10am PDT (5pm GMT). Hope to see you there! Submit a live question about AdSense to Susan using the hashtag #adsense10onair. Please note that she won't be able to address individual account questions.Celebrate AdSense 10 with Susan Wojcicki2013-06-18 19:00:005025 
Life at Google1,973,015Join us on June 17 at noon PDT (7:00pm UTC) for a Hangout on Air with Google's technical support team, gTech. They’ll discuss the way that they touch all Google products and support both the technical and sales sides of the business. To watch the Hangout, just look for the post at www.google.com/+LifeatGoogle on June 17. We hope to see you then!If you have questions for the panel, please add them to our Moderator page: http://goo.gl/fohEZLearn more about our gTech opportunities, please visit: http://goo.gl/Yh7rfHangout on Air: gTech - Re-imagining technical support2013-06-17 21:00:00240 
Lauren Weinstein385,995Hangout On Air - Rational discussion of the NSA/PRISM story: Likely realities vs. fantasies, etc. By popular demand, expanded to discussion of today's leak regarding administration cyberwar planning. [Subject to change or cancellation.]NSA Surveillance and PRISM (and today's Cyberwar leak)2013-06-08 05:30:0013 
Life at Google1,973,015Join us on June 6 at 12:30pm JST (3:30am UTC) for a panel conversation with 3 Engineering Leaders from Google Tokyo. They’ll share the exciting projects in development and what it’s like working and living in Tokyo. To watch the Hangout, just look for the post at www.google.com/+LifeatGoogle. We hope to see you then!Learn more about our Tokyo Office and our opportunities at: http://goo.gl/OtzbTHangout on Air: Driving Innovation in Google Tokyo2013-06-06 05:30:00285 

Lauren Weinstein has been shared in 120 public circles

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Ryan Johnson18,123Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles  #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle  #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing  #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles2014-11-14 11:49:16496215
Becky Collins17,256Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-07 05:03:53447001
Brian Mcquillan7,143This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle   #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun  #circles   #circleyoushare2014-09-18 06:07:05258474965
Colin Wilson56Increase your following with our Amazing CirclesThis is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 2 - Share the circle (Publicly) 3 - Add +1 to the post #circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-09-08 06:25:20459111619
The Dawn5,582  I present you my almost three years old, Google+ essential coregrown Circle! Inside you will find personally handpicked, unique and fascinating Beings of all different kinds. Most of them are well known even, global activists, rulers, think-tanks, smart individuals, a few every day people, influencers and other outstanding personalities. Check' em now please, don´t hesitate, convince yourselves first and later others (-; Thank you for passing by, perhaps commenting, plussing, sharing and being.  Yours sincerely of course most ways and technically hereby digital as well Doctor Olivier Klastat aka Dawn Jones aka The Dawn aka Falcondawn  #Cologne   #Deutz   #NRW   #Germany   #Europe   #Google   #World   #Circleshare   #Share   #Circle   #Plussers   #Doctor   #OK   #Olivier   #Klastat   #Jones   #Dawn   #Love   #Peace   #Future   #Progress   #Improvements   #USA   #Russia   #Falcondawn     2014-08-25 23:34:24500616
Becky Collins15,380Smartphone/Tablet Lovers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-08-20 05:01:234604313
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
The Dawn5,550 This is my Circle share for all of you out there! Coregrown last years and full of interesting individuals. Worth to add anytime :-) Enjoy your stays and days here. Thank you!Coregrown essential Circle Doctor Okay 2014-08-05 21:58:16500000
Becky Collins13,434Mobile Operator Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-24 05:16:124763112
Alister Macintyre42,442Here is a circle of people interested in what happened, what people think happened, with the Malaysia Airline MH370 plane which disappeared mysteriously 2014 March.  I plan to include this circle in my comments regarding recent incident with sister planer shot down over Ukraine.2014-07-18 00:09:5131003
Doug Hyatt3,412(DH4)  HERE IS THE LATEST CIRCLE - 6/30/2014CIRCLE SHARING IS THE FASTEST WAY TO GROW YOUR FOLLOWING ON GOOGLE+  SIMPLY ADD THE CIRCLE, THEN ADD YOURSELF, THEN RE-SHARE USING THE HASHTAGS PROVIDED HERE.  WATCH HOW FAST YOU GROW! ENJOY  #DOUGHYATTCIRCLESHARING #CircleSharing #Circle #CircleOfTheDay #Share #SharedPublicCircles #SharedCircles #Google+ #GooglePlusTips #Google #ShareCircle #SocialMedia #AddCircle #ADD #Marketing #Engagers #SocialMediaMarketing #EliteInnerCircle #Friends #PublicCircle #buy_GooglePlus_followers2014-06-30 16:34:05401014
Doug Hyatt3,234Part 4  MANY NEW PEOPLE WHO WILL PLUS 1 and RESHARESimply ADD yourself to this circle, copy the #HASHTAGS, and REPOST#circles   #circlemania   #circletoday   #circleplus   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #CircleSharing   #sharecircle   #sharecirclethis   #worldsharecircle   #pleasecircleaddme   #circleoftheday   #newgenerationcircle  #monstercircle   #usacircle   #bestofthecircle   #shareofthecircle   #pleasecircle   #newbestcircl  add circle add circle * best share circle * share please pleaseplease add circle * best share circle * share please please#add #circle   #addcircle   #pleasecircle   #bestcircle   #mostcircle  #bestsharecircle   #newcircle   #top100circle   #best500circle   #top500circle   #circleoftheday   #circledaily   #nicecircle   #photography   2014-06-29 13:03:00400104
Becky Collins10,282Mobile Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia   #media   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-05-28 05:03:174777219
Teun Blijlevens2,045Time for an updated share of this circle: Active people. Since more than a year or so I have added to this circle all people who:- have plussed, commented on or reshared one or more of my posts;- posted something I have plussed, commented on or reshared.If you like any of my posts, chances are you like posts of people in this circle. Enjoy your enriched stream ;)I'll keep on updating this circle and reshare it every now and then. If you received an email notification of this post, it means you are included in this circle.2014-05-01 12:45:0324820534
Andrea Orselli5,603Hi! Here is my circle. Please click "ADD PEOPLE" button to add the whole circle and help increase each others connection. +1 and share will be greatly appreciated.#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #wanttobecircled #addmetoyourcircles #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles    #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle    #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview #sharedcircle    #topsharedcircl2014-04-30 20:05:53443426
Alister Macintyre41,972This is my MH370 circle of people whom I think are very interested in the plight of Malaysian flight 370 which went missing March-8.  I include this circle when I share posts about that plane, except when I post to the MH370 community.2014-03-18 08:01:5114203
Teun Blijlevens1,983I call this circle: Active people. Since a year or so I have added to this circle all people who:- have plussed, commented on or reshared one or more of my posts;- posted something I have plussed, commented on or reshared.If you like any of my posts, chances are you like posts of people in this circle. Enjoy your enriched stream ;)I'll keep on updating this circle and reshare it every now and then. If you received an email notification of this post, it means you are included in this circle.2014-02-25 11:48:3616018232
Lo Sauer2,115A refreshed circle of great engagers,creatives and technology enthusiasts who I like to share with you on this beautiful day.Follow: +1, comment,  *Share * to your Public stream to be included in future circlesCheers! Have fun and Thank you all.Many of these great mix of engagers were shared months ago by: +Igor Schevchenko +Billy Funk +Scott Buehler +Ursula Ehrenfeld +Mike Allton +Alexandra Riecke-Gonzales +Joe Fernandez +Matteo Battaglio +Chuck Croll +Circle Distribution +Black Circles +Stephan Hovnanian +Circle Spotlight +Team Circle Share +Circles +1 I thank you, friends and included you all. #circleoftheday    #circleshare    #circlesharing    #sharedcircles    #sharedpubliccircles    #publicsharedcirc2013-11-17 11:03:154508621
Martina Pelucchi501Ciao a tutti gli amici di Google Plus! Questa è la mia nuova cerchia.... #socialmedia   #friends   ! It's my new amazing #circle !This is my #Sharedcircle of #socialmedia   #friends   , a group of interesting people who share unique and original content. What are you waiting to add them to your circles? :) To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to: 1) Do +1 t the post 2) Comment the post and specify your "category" (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing) 3) Include the circle among your circles 4) Share the circle (include yourself) 5) Smile to life, sun in sunshine. Special thanks my dear #friends and #followers : +Silvio De Rossi +Raffaele Romeo Arena +Tancredi Matranga +Valentina Biffi +Riccardo Mantica +Anita Richeldi +Paolo Sperati   +Luca Talotta +Ilaria Zanchetta +Paolo Sperati +Fashion Circles have a good #weekend  #topsharedcircle   #facciamol2013-11-08 13:24:08445331728
Francesco Zambelli527#circlesharing   #circleshare   #topengagers   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   a very good circle is being built... to be included you have to1) share this circle2) +1 to this post3) comment it.2013-11-07 19:36:45198117
Ilaria Zanchetta211#socialmedia   #friends   ! It's my new amazing #circle !This is my #Sharedcircle of #socialmedia   #friends   , a group of interesting people who share unique and original content.What are you waiting to add them to your circles? :)To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1) Do +1 t the post2) Comment the post and specify your "category" (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)3) Include the circle among your circles4) Share the circle (include yourself)5) Smile to life, sun in sunshine.Special thanks my dear #friends and #followers :+Silvio De Rossi +Raffaele Romeo Arena +Tancredi Matranga +Valentina Biffi +Riccardo Mantica +Anita Richeldi +Paolo Cola +Luca Talotta +Martina Pelucchi +Paolo Sperati +Alessandro Folghera +Fashion Circles Have a good #monday !2013-10-28 16:13:09445481231
Alessandro Folghera19,770#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #Mondaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     2013-10-28 04:27:13443342640
Alessandro Folghera18,553#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #Mondaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     2013-10-21 04:21:03435393247
J.T. Smith40These are all people I was recommended to follow! They are currently in my Temporary circle, and I'll follow them permanently based on their engagement with me in the next day or so! #circleshare    #sharedcircles   #publiccircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circlemaster   #circle   #addmetoyourcircles   #addmetocircles   #addmenow   #addmepleasethanks  2013-10-19 19:57:21492207
Alessandro Folghera17,439#socialmediamarketing  #SharedCircle  #MondaySharedCircle To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)  Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors. Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularityKeep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  Special thanks to my #friends and #engagers:+Raffaele Romeo Arena +Daniela Calabrò +Rome Heels +Allana Layton +Van Bordelon +Richard Sample +Slobodan Ognjenovic +Allyson Sangster +Tatjana Vidakovic +danilova pjaca +Francesco Del Punta +Laura Biagioti +2013-10-14 19:32:06501383651
Mario Falcetti19,956A nice circle to explore G+: ...  to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated October 4th, '13)#circles  #circleshare  #sharedcircle   #circlesharing#followers #social#socialnetworking  #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday#googleplus   2013-10-04 16:40:20493272120244
Andrea Orselli2,146SHARE YOUR CIRCLES COMMUNITY CIRCLE 8.26.13Welcome to  this new circle which has members of the Share Your Circle Community.  This is a great place to Find and Add Circles#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-08-27 21:11:4545714415
Brian Wolfe22,328I haven't shared a circle in a long time. Maybe too long.Anyways.. Here is the circle that my browser spends the most time on.   Just in case I become a petulant child and walk away (not that I'm planning on doing so , just in case.)2013-08-22 05:36:251941335
Alex Grossman56,667G+ Engagers CircleIt's been a while since I shared a circle, so here's a small circle of people I recommend following. They are great to engage with, full of energy and opinions and fun, with very little anger, disrespect, or poor manners. Hope you enjoy all of them as much as I do. They certainly make my time in G+ lots of fun. :)2013-08-22 03:31:187510711
Andrei Nedelcu7,139I'm back with an updated and improved version of my Highly Engaged Plussers Circle. These are the most active and engaged users I've been interacting with and I proudly recommend them to everybody.***If you've been notified, it means you're in*** #circle   #circleshare   #bestsharedcircle  2013-06-25 22:08:2449435847
Too Big Has Failed135Our circle of highly interactive people on the topic of Wall Street corruption. This circle has nearly doubled since the last time we shared it, and we hope it will double again. These are good people to add if you want 1) interaction and 2) Wall Street reform. Let us know if we inadvertently missed you, and we'll add you to the circle!2013-05-22 20:28:26132617
steph wanamaker76,900#circlesharesunday here is my #awesomemenwhocomment circle2013-05-19 15:19:3616272259
Melissa Bryan25,213Circles Everywhere!Over the past couple of days I have been shared in some really awesome circles.  It reminded me how long it's been since I shared one of my own.  And with all the new people around, I figured it might be helpful.  These 200 lovely plussers were chosen by google's magic as being the most relevant to me (minus a few pages and the people who don't use G+).  I went through them and can assure you that these are all top notch characters (well, mostly :p).  They definitely make google+ the amazing place that it is.  Just, be prepared for shenanigans.  If you were notified, you are in the circle.  I don't ever notify, so hopefully you guys don't mind this one.2013-05-18 18:18:01200157597
steph wanamaker75,727#followfriday this is my newly curated  awesome men who comment circle2013-05-10 15:06:3215749454
steph wanamaker74,636#followfriday this is my awesome men who comment circle  shoutouts to birthday boys  +Ayoub Khote and +Fergus Martin 2013-05-03 15:26:2115149046
Frank Garufi Jr.15,139Circle SuggestionI haven't shared a circle in a long time, but I wanted to let everyone know about +Lauren Weinstein...I originally heard of him when he appeared as a guest host on This Week in Google with +Jeff Jarvis +Gina Trapani and +Leo Laporte (  +TWiT Network ). I really enjoyed his appearance on that show and quickly circled him. I'm glad I did... His posts and shares are always full of great content... I really think you'll enjoy having him in your stream2013-04-16 00:41:361001
AyJay Schibig16,440ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-04-13 06:43:023024213
steph „gingerninja“ wanamaker70,048here is my awesome men who comment circle2013-03-22 15:03:3013575345
AyJay Schibig15,217ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! Circles I am curating:21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-03-02 11:23:44245206
Mohammad Rahimi2,027I would like to share this circle of people i follow their posts.2013-02-25 05:38:581061928
Chris Row2,580Shared circle time, I am sure you all know how this works. Feel free to add this Circle, Re Share it, Enjoy it G+ TECH CIRCLE pt 1 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #technology   #technews   #apple   #samsung   #nexus4   #nexus7   #ces2013   #android   #tablet   #google  2013-01-24 17:20:42483547
Dan Soto56,122Long Overdue Circle ShareFirst, and foremost, this is not a scientific endeavor.  Most of these were chosen by the "relevance" factor that Google uses but I would not have included them if they weren't relevant to me.  The others were hand picked from the rest of the people I'm following that are either;a) interesting to meb) loyal engagers on my postsc) friendsEither way, you can't go wrong with this circle.Add it now to spice up your streamNote: Many of you already have many of these people in your circles already.  Add it it anyway as there might be a few that you don't have.Also, there is to be no "butthurt" over not being included in this circle.  I'm the only one allowed to that :)ENJOY!2013-01-18 00:46:3115036922
Vago Damitio8,732Super Technology CircleI am so impressed and enthused looking at the MicroVictoryArmy Stream  that I'm going to do something radical. I"m going to share my other circles, invite the members to join MVA, and then I'm going to delete all those circles so I can give more attention here.  I will keep  one circle of people like the +Dalai Lama  and +Richard Branson  who I would love to have join MVA but I don't want to lose track of if they don't. And that's it.  The Micro Victory Army is Victorious in my Circles and if you join - so are you. https://plus.google.com/communities/100245247140773385767  #microvictory  for figuring out how to enjoy G+ and manage my circles better!This is a circle of super technology people. I'm about to delete you (unless you are in MVA - it's not personal - I still love you)2013-01-12 21:32:3936101
Chris Row2,335Shared circle time, I am sure you all know how this works. Feel free to add this Circle, Re Share it, Enjoy it G+ TECH CIRCLE pt 1 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circles #circleoftheday #technology   #technews   #apple   #samsung   #nexus4   #nexus7   #ces2013   #android   #tablet   #google  2013-01-11 20:59:57490214
AyJay Schibig13,588ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2013-01-10 07:15:50257003
Slavo Herman180I'd like to share with you the circle in which a little surprisingly I discovered my name. It is a circle with people who got one nomination to "Best of Google Plus 2012" created as the Circle No. 3 by +Kurt Smith.(He also created two more circles, No. 1 and 2, containing people with more nominations - you can find them at http://goo.gl/tAePD and http://goo.gl/7IBkV respectively :)2013-01-07 16:40:4448423115
Anna Galarza3,321Curated Circle Featuring Only The Best Of The Best Of Google Plus!They are amazing people to have them as part of your G+ connections. If you are looking for #engagement , #fun , #inspiration , #thoughtful  posts, etc., this circle is for you! #circleshare   #coolpeople   #topplusers   #googleplustips   #googlepluscircles   #publiccircle   #sharedcircles  2013-01-06 15:02:4450027738
Trever McGhee18,273+Take2seconds to click the add button on this circle!Last week +Kurt Smith asked people to name 5 people they thought should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'.  He received 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.We were honored to be among them, so we've created two circles to honor those chosen.This is the second of 2 circles from that list.Their all worthy of a follow .. a circle  to see what they bring to your stream.Check them out for a week...keep the ones that you like at the end of the week and then put the rest aside for another time :-))))People always ask me to add them or another person to the next circle when I share circles from other people to help them connect with others...Well I can't add you to their circle but what I can do is create another circle for you.So if you would like to be in the next one or would like to recommend someone,1st. please leave a comment of why you or they should be in the next circle, why people should circle you back.2nd. please share this circle to the public stream to help these people connect with others.I'll create a circle once a week with your suggestion.P.S. if your in the above circle and would like to be in the next one, just let me know. #bestofgoogleplus   #bestofgoogleplus2012   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedmycircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #publicshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle  +Circles 2013-01-02 20:58:1649052430
Kurt Smith21,124Here's The 'Best of Google Plus 2012' Circle Share (Circle 3 of 3)Last week I asked other plussers to name 5 Plussers they think should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'. They nominated others based on what they think makes a really good Google Plusser - original & quality content; makes you think, laugh, & enjoy Google Plus more; engages with others; shares and helps others; etc. We got 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.This is the third of 3 Circle Shares of those named the 'Best of Google Plus' - this circle contains those who got 2-3 votes. These are plussers other plussers think are among the Best on Google Plus and I believe we should all circle and consider following them because other quality plussers we can trust recommend following them.Like the other circles I've curated ('Thought Provokers' & 'Plussers Who Give A Boost') you can only get in these circles on the recommendation of another plusser (no "add me" going on here). So this is a quality group that should be recognized for making Google Plus better for all of us.Let's encourage quality on G+ and the best way we can do that is to Add & Share these circles. It took some work to put this together, so the best 'thank you' you can give me (and the nominees) is to add, share and encourage your followers to do the same.Circle 1 (those who got 4+ nominations): http://goo.gl/tAePDCircle 2 (those who 2-3 nominations): http://goo.gl/7IBkVWondering who nominated you? Here's the original post to find out: http://goo.gl/0gHFk#bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus2012 #circle #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #addmetoyourcircles #awesomecircle #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2012-12-31 15:55:53486535266
AyJay Schibig12,717ECLECTIC CIRCLEFeel free to add  and re-share. this  Eclectic Circle of  G Plussers! #circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou 2012-12-21 06:26:433277010

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2014-12-19 23:26:43 (20 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

All the hacking and associated political issues aside, this was a trash movie based on a trash concept and I for one shed zero tears for it being deep-sixed, the longer the better.

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2014-12-18 21:21:31 (13 comments, 14 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

How We're All Being Suckered Over the Sony Hack

http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/001081.html

By now you've heard that Sony has canceled (for the moment, anyway) the debut of a controversial "comedy" film concerning a plot to assassinate the current leader of North Korea. Given that North Korea indeed has an evil, vile government, Sony apparently thought that a vile, tasteless film was the appropriate response -- very 21st century Hollywood thinking, indeed.

Sony's suspension of "The Interview" -- ostensibly in response to the mass hacking of their corporate systems and associated threats -- has already become a new talking point among proponents of controversial legislation that would almost certainly ultimately give the government vast new abilities to monitor and control privately owned networks and computer systems -- "for those... more »

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2014-12-20 05:45:40 (4 comments, 8 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-21 23:00:59 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

The killing of two police officers in NYC yesterday was an unmitigated and unacceptable tragedy -- and I have nothing but sympathy for their families. However, it is also true that big city police forces in particular tend to not only tolerate, but sometimes to even venerate the most brutal of their officers. These two truths are not directly connected, but to deny some degree of causal relationship in terms of attitudes both in those forces and among the public they serve, would seem fanciful at best.

The killing of two police officers in NYC yesterday was an unmitigated and unacceptable tragedy -- and I have nothing but sympathy for their families. However, it is also true that big city police forces in particular tend to not only tolerate, but sometimes to even venerate the most brutal of their officers. These two truths are not directly connected, but to deny some degree of causal relationship in terms of attitudes both in those forces and among the public they serve, would seem fanciful at best.___

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2014-12-20 23:57:40 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

"A gunman shot dead two NYPD officers in Brooklyn before apparently taking his own life, NYPD sources tell AOL News.

The unnamed suspect, a black male, posted multiple times to a now-deleted Instagram account that he was getting revenge for the death's of Staten Island man Eric Garner and Missouri teen Michael Brown. One of the posts included his blood spattered pants.

The shooter ambushed two police officers sitting in a marked squad car in the Bed Stuy section of Brooklyn at 2:47 p.m., cops said. They were both shot in the head execution-style."

"A gunman shot dead two NYPD officers in Brooklyn before apparently taking his own life, NYPD sources tell AOL News.

The unnamed suspect, a black male, posted multiple times to a now-deleted Instagram account that he was getting revenge for the death's of Staten Island man Eric Garner and Missouri teen Michael Brown. One of the posts included his blood spattered pants.

The shooter ambushed two police officers sitting in a marked squad car in the Bed Stuy section of Brooklyn at 2:47 p.m., cops said. They were both shot in the head execution-style."___

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2014-12-20 22:04:20 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-20 21:55:56 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Who needs Right To Be Forgotten when you've got Sony!

Who needs Right To Be Forgotten when you've got Sony!___

2014-12-20 21:40:44 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

A friend wanted a Roku so I bought them the Roku streaming stick as a gift. Picked up one for myself as well, since I frankly had never really had time to play with Roku units and I was curious as to how well they performed. Fascinating kinda "hacker friendly" ecosystem Roku has built up with these things, with basically a zero cost of entry to create and publish apps and channels, especially the layer upon layer of so-called "hidden" (private) channels. Some channels work well and some work poorly and some don't work at all, but it's all very open and a bit chaotic and really quite fun. 

Addendum: The Time Warner Cable streaming app that runs on the Roku and gives access to all of my subscribed TWC channels is orders of magnitude better designed than the abysmally awful Scientific Atlanta TWC set top boxes and their tortuous user interfaces. Given the dismal state of... more »

A friend wanted a Roku so I bought them the Roku streaming stick as a gift. Picked up one for myself as well, since I frankly had never really had time to play with Roku units and I was curious as to how well they performed. Fascinating kinda "hacker friendly" ecosystem Roku has built up with these things, with basically a zero cost of entry to create and publish apps and channels, especially the layer upon layer of so-called "hidden" (private) channels. Some channels work well and some work poorly and some don't work at all, but it's all very open and a bit chaotic and really quite fun. 

Addendum: The Time Warner Cable streaming app that runs on the Roku and gives access to all of my subscribed TWC channels is orders of magnitude better designed than the abysmally awful Scientific Atlanta TWC set top boxes and their tortuous user interfaces. Given the dismal state of most set top box firmware, I know that doesn't seem to be saying too much.

I also didn't initially notice when I got the two boxes -- from the same store shelf -- that there were slight cosmetic differences on the boxes themselves -- one offering a typical "free" movie deal that the other didn't. But there were a couple of other differences inside. For example, the USB power adapter plug was glossy and had the typical protective film to pull off in box A, but was slightly different with no film in box B. More notable is that the remote for one of the units was the apparently traditional Roku sort of bulky unit with a glossy face and purple highlights -- again with the protective pull off film. But the other unit had a much more sleek (newer?) -- probably almost 50% thinner -- matte black remote with a slightly different button layout (and being matte, it didn't have the protective film to remove). The two remotes also have different assignments for their "one touch" services. The remotes pair to the devices via a direct Wi-Fi channel the sticks set up, and work with either 2.4 or 5 Ghz APs. I tend to like dedicated remotes for this sort of situation since, as I've mentioned before, they are pretty much cat and drop proof!

There are also Android and other smartphone/tablet control apps, and a control extension for Chrome. You can cast from smartphones/tablets for Netflix and YouTube, or via Miracast-enabled client devices (of which I apparently have none). ___

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2014-12-20 18:05:22 (16 comments, 6 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Here in L.A. we killed our red light camera program some years ago, though various of the surrounding communities like Culver City still
use them extensively -- and clearly for revenue ripoffs. 

Here in L.A. we killed our red light camera program some years ago, though various of the surrounding communities like Culver City still
use them extensively -- and clearly for revenue ripoffs. ___

2014-12-20 16:26:18 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

In the long run, which of these is likely to be more damaging to the global Internet community and the world at large?

In the long run, which of these is likely to be more damaging to the global Internet community and the world at large?___

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2014-12-20 16:19:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

When I first read this headline I thought it said ruins their lives. In some cases, that appears to be true.

When I first read this headline I thought it said ruins their lives. In some cases, that appears to be true.___

2014-12-20 16:11:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 23:57:14 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Trashy Movies Thought for the Day: The specifics of the Sony hack and related geopolitical posturing aside, I'm wondering what the reaction here in the U.S. would be if, say, Russia or Iran released a "comedy" film with a plot based on the assassination of specific actual living U.S. leaders?

Trashy Movies Thought for the Day: The specifics of the Sony hack and related geopolitical posturing aside, I'm wondering what the reaction here in the U.S. would be if, say, Russia or Iran released a "comedy" film with a plot based on the assassination of specific actual living U.S. leaders?___

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2014-12-19 23:26:43 (20 comments, 0 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

All the hacking and associated political issues aside, this was a trash movie based on a trash concept and I for one shed zero tears for it being deep-sixed, the longer the better.

All the hacking and associated political issues aside, this was a trash movie based on a trash concept and I for one shed zero tears for it being deep-sixed, the longer the better.___

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2014-12-19 23:20:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

They're never going to figure out this headline when they find it 100 years from now: Pandora Sues Turtles.

They're never going to figure out this headline when they find it 100 years from now: Pandora Sues Turtles.___

2014-12-19 21:49:29 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 20:37:45 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 20:04:35 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

SS7 has always been a crock.

SS7 has always been a crock.___

2014-12-19 19:54:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Don't hold your breath just yet.

Don't hold your breath just yet.___

2014-12-19 19:48:37 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

The Sony hack turns out to be quite unsophisticated -- straightforward spear phishing was the root cause (no pun intended) -- and took advantage of reportedly long-standing abysmal security practices at Sony. So who is actually behind the Sony hack, that governments are now using as an excuse to demand vast new powers for governments to monitor and control private computers and networks?

The Sony hack turns out to be quite unsophisticated -- straightforward spear phishing was the root cause (no pun intended) -- and took advantage of reportedly long-standing abysmal security practices at Sony. So who is actually behind the Sony hack, that governments are now using as an excuse to demand vast new powers for governments to monitor and control private computers and networks?___

2014-12-19 18:39:07 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 17:26:35 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 17:23:10 (17 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Who do you think is on the side of ordinary Internet users and consumers?

Who do you think is on the side of ordinary Internet users and consumers?___

2014-12-19 17:22:02 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-19 16:52:51 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Important Administrivia: Mail Delivery Problems

Greetings. At the current time, I am having sporadic and increasing problems with various interconnected "spam blacklisting" services placing various of my main egress static IP addresses on their lists, causing systems that use those lists as a spam signal to block mail from those addresses (including PRIVACY Forum, PFIR, and NNSquad -- among other routine messages). For the record, I can find no evidence that my systems in question or locally connected networks are actually generating or relaying spam, and the automated technical claims of the blacklist services can at best be called nonsensical in this context. 

Obviously if you're already blocking messages via the associated blacklists, you won't see this message via email either. But assuming you do see it, I strongly recommend keeping an eye... more »

Important Administrivia: Mail Delivery Problems

Greetings. At the current time, I am having sporadic and increasing problems with various interconnected "spam blacklisting" services placing various of my main egress static IP addresses on their lists, causing systems that use those lists as a spam signal to block mail from those addresses (including PRIVACY Forum, PFIR, and NNSquad -- among other routine messages). For the record, I can find no evidence that my systems in question or locally connected networks are actually generating or relaying spam, and the automated technical claims of the blacklist services can at best be called nonsensical in this context. 

Obviously if you're already blocking messages via the associated blacklists, you won't see this message via email either. But assuming you do see it, I strongly recommend keeping an eye on your logs and/or spam folders, whitelisting my lauren@vortex.com and my mailing list addresses, and/or creating bypass delivery filters (e.g., in Gmail). 

As you may know, some of the spam blacklisting services operate as little power-mad fiefdoms, unresponsive to complaints regarding their own errors, obscuring their identities and seemingly oblivious to the damage they do to legitimate communications. 

I will of course continue to research this issue toward resolution with all the resources available and that can be mustered. 

Please feel free to contact me directly for more information. 

Thanks as always! Take care, all. 

-- Lauren --___

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2014-12-18 23:01:03 (1 comments, 8 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-18 21:21:31 (13 comments, 14 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

How We're All Being Suckered Over the Sony Hack

http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/001081.html

By now you've heard that Sony has canceled (for the moment, anyway) the debut of a controversial "comedy" film concerning a plot to assassinate the current leader of North Korea. Given that North Korea indeed has an evil, vile government, Sony apparently thought that a vile, tasteless film was the appropriate response -- very 21st century Hollywood thinking, indeed.

Sony's suspension of "The Interview" -- ostensibly in response to the mass hacking of their corporate systems and associated threats -- has already become a new talking point among proponents of controversial legislation that would almost certainly ultimately give the government vast new abilities to monitor and control privately owned networks and computer systems -- "for those... more »

How We're All Being Suckered Over the Sony Hack

http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/001081.html

By now you've heard that Sony has canceled (for the moment, anyway) the debut of a controversial "comedy" film concerning a plot to assassinate the current leader of North Korea. Given that North Korea indeed has an evil, vile government, Sony apparently thought that a vile, tasteless film was the appropriate response -- very 21st century Hollywood thinking, indeed.

Sony's suspension of "The Interview" -- ostensibly in response to the mass hacking of their corporate systems and associated threats -- has already become a new talking point among proponents of controversial legislation that would almost certainly ultimately give the government vast new abilities to monitor and control privately owned networks and computer systems -- "for those private firms' own good" of course.

Yeah. Of course. But who are we mere computer scientists and technologists to argue with the likes of world-renowned "cybersecurity expert" Newt Gingrich, who has already declared that the Sony hack and Sony's response means that the USA has "lost its first cyberwar." Wow, that sounds scary.

And hell, if Newt proclaims something, it must be true. 

Or not.

The very nature of this situation suggests that we will never know the real truth of the matter. 

But boys and girls, my gut feeling is that we're being seriously suckered.

First we're told that the Sony hack was incredibly sophisticated and brilliant, of the sort that (supposedly) only a well-funded nation-state could muster.

Then we start to hear from researchers who have looked at this in more detail, and we learn that the actual exploit was relatively simplistic and run-of-the-mill, rather sloppy in fact.

So how could such a crude exploit do so much damage to Sony? 

Well, we've also now learned that -- reportedly -- Sony's computer security practices were well known within the company as being somewhere south of McMurdo Station -- that is, really abysmally sloppy and inept.

So you apparently didn't need a nation-state with vast cyberwar attack resources to pull this off. Perhaps a bored 18-year-old looking for "lulz" from his parents' basement would be more than adequate to the task.

Given all this, why are we seeing so much focus on North Korea? Why is the U.S. government saying that North Korea is "behind" the attacks -- or that at least some group "allied" with North Korea was responsible. 

Or maybe just someone who has "heard" of North Korea?

Let's face it. Since this attack has been tied to a film that at the very least attempted to make sick "fun" of assassinating Kim Jong-un, one might say (if one was of a conspiratorial mindset about this) that it all almost seems "purpose built" as a mechanism to justify whatever new anti-North Korea sanctions have been simmering in the background. 

And as I noted earlier, it also fits in very nicely with the "government needs to be in charge of private computer security" storyline as well.

However, we don't even need conspiracies to work this one out to a significant degree of confidence.

These kinds of cyberattacks are notoriously difficult to source. There are so many ways to confuse and obfuscate and false flag and misdirect -- that we're unlikely to ever know with certainty who was actually behind the Sony hack itself.

Yet we do know with certainty that there are commercial "cybersecurity" firms itching to leverage panic into sales, and government "cyberwar" divisions always on the prowl for excuses to further inflate their already obscenely bloated budgets.

So ... which is going to play more effectively into these narratives -- the 18-year-old in the basement lounge chair with a keyboard in their lap ... or a nightmarish cyberattack conveniently pinned on the megalomaniac leader of a pariah nation?

Yes, I could be wrong. Maybe we're actually getting the straight story on all this from our elected officials and their multitude of minions. Maybe this all really was a dastardly attack by North Korea on a mediocre Sony film.

Then again, there's a bridge over the East River connecting with New York City that you might want to buy as well.

Just sayin' ...

Be seeing you.

-- Lauren --
I am a consultant to Google. I speak only for myself, not for them.___

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2014-12-18 18:51:40 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Thought I'd mention that Target has the Roku Stick on sale currently for $39.99 -- a pretty sweet deal. The Chromecast is also excellent of course, but for some use cases (e.g. if you don't need computer screencasting) the Roku being able to use 5 Ghz Wi-Fi and having a dedicated little remote that is pretty much cat and drop-proof can be handy.

Thought I'd mention that Target has the Roku Stick on sale currently for $39.99 -- a pretty sweet deal. The Chromecast is also excellent of course, but for some use cases (e.g. if you don't need computer screencasting) the Roku being able to use 5 Ghz Wi-Fi and having a dedicated little remote that is pretty much cat and drop-proof can be handy.___

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2014-12-18 18:37:20 (17 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-18 17:59:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Cats and dogs are internet royalty, but which furry favorite was surpreme this #YearInSearch? http://goo.gl/eCkUxX

Cats and dogs are internet royalty, but which furry favorite was surpreme this #YearInSearch? http://goo.gl/eCkUxX___

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2014-12-18 06:37:37 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

"Gamma-ray bursts 'common in storms'"

"Gamma-ray bursts 'common in storms'"___

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2014-12-18 05:55:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-18 05:45:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Who knew???

Who knew???___

2014-12-18 05:38:38 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

And they'll follow him blindly right over the cliff.

And they'll follow him blindly right over the cliff.___

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2014-12-18 04:01:35 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Sony hack analysis executive summary: Basically simplistic and crude.

Sony hack analysis executive summary: Basically simplistic and crude.___

2014-12-18 02:07:19 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

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2014-12-18 02:00:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

It's not easy to come up with a film recommendation for such a historic day in U.S.<->Cuban relations. But I've come through for you, with this legendary Roger Corman comedy/horror classic with a Cuban Revolutionary theme -- Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961) -- In full for your viewing pleasure on YouTube. Haven't eaten yet? OK, then go ahead and watch.

It's not easy to come up with a film recommendation for such a historic day in U.S.<->Cuban relations. But I've come through for you, with this legendary Roger Corman comedy/horror classic with a Cuban Revolutionary theme -- Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961) -- In full for your viewing pleasure on YouTube. Haven't eaten yet? OK, then go ahead and watch.___

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