Archives for: May 2008

Questions about the Voting Information Project

elections, standards, copyright, news, open source, friends, research, policy, usability, legal
Doug Chapin and [Chris Backert] pointed me to the new [Voting Information Project] (Chris entitled his post, [*?Just About The Coolest Thing?*][1]). My initial reaction was much like the title of Chris? post: it did seem very cool. Not only tha… more »

Some graduation pics...

SIMS, berkeley, family, friends, education, iSchool
Here are some pics taken at our commencement... a superb pic taken by Andrew Fiore (catch his album on Facebook): A picture taken by Jens of me messin' around (link is to my flickr set): A picture taken by me with Yuri's camera... this is… more »

There must be a god...

wtf?

Talk...

elections, certification/testing, reform, vendors, standards, open source, secrecy, privacy, patents, berkeley, problems, friends, research, policy, legal, education, iSchool
I gave my dissertation talk today. It went surprisingly well. I felt my delivery was smooth---with nary an ?um?---and people seemed interested! I?ve learned that I have to practice talks 3-4 times before I?m ready to give them. (and the ?p… more »

Cool Runnings

hacks, photos, exercise
What do you do when you get tired of your old running routes and want a new one? Maybe even a bit longer? Well, you can combine two old ones into a new one! It's like recycling. The run above combines my Oakland Ave. -> Piedmont run and my Lak… more »

FBI withdraws NSL letter to Brewster

wtf?, secrecy, photos, friends, policy, legal
(full res. [here][1], EFF press release [here][2]) [1]: http://www.josephhall.org/nqb2/media/users/joebeone/brewster_kahle_lolcat-630x.jpg [2]: http://www.eff.org/press/archives/2008/05/06 more »

Statistical Solutions to Elections Mysteries

elections, news, politics, berkeley, problems, friends, research, policy, legal
[Chance], a popular Scientific American-like journal for statistics, has published a cover piece by [Arlene Ash] (BU) and [John Lamperti] (Dartmouth), ?Florida 2006: Can Statistics Tell Us Who Won Congressional District-13?? The piece explor… more »

ACCURATE's Comments on the VVSG

elections, certification/testing, accessibility, reform, standards, news, secrecy, patents, berkeley, friends, research, policy, legal
Aaron Burstein (UC Berkeley Law) and I just finished a large regulatory filing that will be of interest to any of you election technology geeks out there. Enjoy and be sure to let us know if you have feedback (there's another round of comments sometime… more »

Diaemus youngi, yo

photos, friends

Mammalathon starts tomorrow!

friends
Jennifer Atkins starts her [2nd 24-hour Mammalathon][1] tomorrow, where she illustrates one mammal per hour for 24 hours. Jennifer is a gifted illustrator and all the money goes to a worthy cause. Donate $35 or $50 bucks and get your own mammal (for t… more »
Contact / Help. (cc) 2021 by Joseph Hall. blogging software / low cost web hosting.
Design & icons by N.Design Studio. Skin by Tender Feelings / Skin Faktory.
And a few words about the structure of the eye . Everyone " retina ". Especially often we hear it buy clomid online in the phrase " retinal detachment ." So what is the retina ? This - the front edge of the brain, the most distant from the brain part of the visual analyzer. The retina receives light first , processes and transforms light energy into irritation - a signal that encodes all the information about what the eye sees . The retina is very complex and in their structure and function . Its structure resembles the structure of the cerebral cortex. The shell of the retina is very thin - about 0.14 mm.