Archives for: July 2008

ACCURATE at EVT'08

elections, berkeley, photos, friends, research, policy
**L to R:** [Avi Rubin][1], [Dan Wallach][2], [David Dill][3], [Peter Neumann][4], [Debra Bowen][5] (advisor), [David Jefferson][6] (advisor), [Doug Jones][7], [Kim Alexander][8] (advisor), [Joseph Lorenzo Hall][9] (student), Andrea Mascher (student), (… more »

Questions about content-based research of Tor

open source, secrecy, privacy, berkeley, friends, research, policy, legal, iSchool
A paper was presented yesterday at [PETS] where a researchers from UW and UCB monitored the [Tor network] (an anonymizing network) to analyze the content, source and destination of traffic over the network (see McCoy et al. below). Chris Soghoian has a… more »

Brennan Center Releases *Better Ballots*

elections, reform, news, problems, friends, research, policy, usability, legal
The [Brennan Center for Justice] at the New York University School of Law has released their ballot design report, [*Better Ballots*], authored by Larry Norden, David Kimball, Whitney Quesenbery and Margaret Chen. (I was part of the task force for this… more »

Screwed :)

open source, photos, exercise, development
Surgery went well... should be back at things tomorrow (although typing is still slow and exhausting). Docs say I can run now; sweet! more »

Percutaneous Cannulated Screw Fixation

chilling effects, education
Yeah, so, I have surgery on Tuesday to insert a titanium screw into my broken wrist. More geeky details below. ##### (I just remembered that Stephen Colbert broke his wrist --- chipped his [triquetrum] --- last year... [remember], he started his… more »

EFF Pub Quiz

copyright, secrecy, privacy, patents, berkeley, photos, p2p, friends, food, policy, DRM, legal, defamation, education, iSchool
This past Thursday, [EFF] hosted a Pub Quiz event where teams were asked 8 rounds of questions related to cyberlaw. Our team, from [the Berkeley Clinic], was called **Notice and TAKEDOWN**. We tied for third place with the [Stanford CIS]/[Fair Use… more »

One-handed, indefinitely

wtf?, berkeley, education, exercise
I'm lucky I can type this at all; if only one-handed. (I decided to type this once here instead of numerous times. So, if all you get from me is a URL in an email, know that my one hand is probably tired.) While biking to Cal today I got hit by a… more »

Sonic Youth show starts in 30 minutes...

music
Easily my favorite music artists, [Sonic Youth](http://www.sonicyouth.com/), are playing a [free show](http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/node/137692) in Manhattan at Battery Park starting at 4:15  EDT. It's part of WMFU's 50th Anniversary... and it wi… more »

Happy 4th

friends, policy, education
While I'll be finishing the editing of my thesis, please have a fun, safe and memorably 4th of July (or belated 1st of July if [you're from up North]). Taking a suggestion from [John Gideon], I'll take a break and read a bit about our [Declaration… more »

Wallach on Vendor spin

elections, vendors, blogging, problems, friends, research
> "At this point, the scientific evidence is in, it?s overwhelming, and it?s indisputable. The current generation of DRE voting systems have a wide variety of dangerous security flaws. There?s simply no justification for the vendors to be making… more »

Improving California's Manual Tally at EVT'08

elections, certification/testing, reform, news, friends, research, policy, usability, legal
I've finished the camera-ready version of the last chapter of my thesis (essentially) to appear at the [USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop (EVT'08)][2]. It's entitled, [*Improving the Security, Transparency and Efficiency of Californ… more »
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