The Problem of Sock Puppets

Earlier this month, when a user on the website Metafilter started a thread critiquing Dilbert creator Scott Adams, a newly registered and anonymous user came to his defense. Turns out that the user, who went by the handle, "PlannedChaos", was, in fact, Scott Adams. AKA Douchebert.

About Sean Biehle

I’m a Taurus who enjoys rainy Sunday afternoons, open source technology, and unicorns.

8in8′s Nighty Night

8in8 – Ben Folds, Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman, and Damian Kulash (OKGo) – produced 8 songs in 8 hours. Buy the album for just $1 from BandCamp!

About Sean Biehle

I’m a Taurus who enjoys rainy Sunday afternoons, open source technology, and unicorns.

Social Media: A New Jury Selection Tool

Facebook, Twitter, and other services have become a major resource for both prosecutors and defense attorneys, letting them glean more insight than they can get from jury questionnaires.

About Sean Biehle

I’m a Taurus who enjoys rainy Sunday afternoons, open source technology, and unicorns.

LivingSocial Buyers Richer, Smarter Than Groupon’s, Study Says

Two-thirds of both sites' users are women.

About Sean Biehle

I’m a Taurus who enjoys rainy Sunday afternoons, open source technology, and unicorns.

News Corp. taking bids for MySpace

The $100 million asking price is roughly a sixth of the $580 million Rupert Murdoch's News Corp originally paid for the social network.

About Sean Biehle

I’m a Taurus who enjoys rainy Sunday afternoons, open source technology, and unicorns.