Archives for: October 2008

Nunberg on Obama on Emerson

elections, politics, berkeley, friends, iSchool
The iSchool's [Geoff Nunberg](http://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~nunberg/) was asked recently by the SF Chronicle what he thought of the presidential candidates' reading lists ([*"Local literati rate candidates' reading lists"*](http://www.sfgate.com/c… more »

Happy Hallow's Eve

photos

Which election jurisdiction is most Web 2.0?

elections, hacks, news, friends, development
San Mateo. 'Nuff said. > How is San Mateo County using new media? > Starting today, the San Mateo County Elections Office is using Twitter, a microblogging application, to try to educate first-time voters about the voting process, what to expe… more »

Simple Bread

recipe, food
This is my variation of Cook's Illustrated "Almost No-knead Bread"... which, in turn, is a variation of Bittman's "No-knead Bread". I'm going to rebel and just call it Simple Bread. It's so easy, you can't frak it up... especially if you have all the… more »

Voting Machine Incident Roundup, 10/29

elections, problems
*[cross-posted at the [OurVoteLive blog].]* [OurVoteLive blog]: http://blog.ourvotelive.org/?p=95 Since I'm an expert in election technology, I'm going to focus my comments here over the coming week about those kinds of issues. I'll do a periodic… more »

Straight-Party Voting Woes

elections, news, problems, research, policy
*(Cross-posted to the [OurVoteLive blog].)* [OurVoteLive blog]: http://blog.ourvotelive.org/?p=5 My name is Joseph Lorenzo Hall; I'm a postdoctoral researcher jointly affiliated with the UC Berkeley School of Information and the Princeton Center f… more »

Joe's Pizza Sauce

hacks, research, food
To go with [my dough recipe] -- which I believe is close to perfect -- comes this sauce recipe. It's a combination of a fast-cooked red sauce and the uber-raw red sauce of [Peter Reinhart]. It's great when the sauce is reduced to where it just starts… more »

My Thesis According to Wordle

elections, open source, photos, research, policy, education, iSchool

Kentucky v. 141 Domain Names

hacks, chilling effects, policy, legal
*[cross-posted to Freedom to Tinker]* Yes, that is a title of a real, current legal case and controversy. (And, no, the links in this post are not spam... mostly gambling news sites seem to be reporting on this.) The Governor of Kentucky, throu… more »

California Issues Emergency Election Audit Regulations

elections, reform, standards, litigation, friends, research, policy, legal
*(cross-posted to [Freedom to Tinker](http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/node/6246/edit))* The Office of the California Secretary of State has issued a set of proposed emergency regulations for post-election manual tallying of paper election records.… more »

Dissertation Now Available

system, elections, certification/testing, accessibility, reform, vendors, standards, copyright, open source, secrecy, privacy, berkeley, litigation, research, policy, usability, legal, education, iSchool
Yesterday, I filed my dissertation and got [my sucker] (Berkeley gives you a tasty See's Cafe Latte hard candy sucker when you graduate). My dissertation is about a very poignant topic: policy mechanisms for making electronic voting systems more tran… more »
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