Archives for: January 2009

Help the EFF unlock and jailbreak phones!

system, copyright, hacks, open source, berkeley, photos, friends, policy, DRM, legal, development
[I did.](http://josephhall.org/papers/20080130-letter-loc.pdf) Deadline is Tuesday (2/2): more »

EVT/WOTE 2009 Call for Papers

elections, news, friends, research
(Please forward widely! You can find email-appropriate text, in [Markdown] format, here: http://josephhall.org/tmp/cfp_evt09.text.) [Markdown]: http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/ ---- 2009 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop / Work… more »

Don't Point Rifles at Your Head... Ever!

wtf?, chilling effects, policy, education
[Gruber](http://daringfireball.net/linked/2009/01/29/drexel-rifle-team) links to an [interesting image](http://www.shorpy.com/node/5392?size=preview) of the girl's rifle team at Drexel Institute in 1925. As a former riflery instructor, this image ins… more »

CA SoS Bowen sends proposals to EAC

elections, certification/testing, reform, standards, news, problems, friends, policy
California Secretary of State [Debra Bowen] has sent a letter to Chair Gineen Beach of the US [Election Assistance Commission] (EAC) outlining three proposals that she thinks will markedly improve the integrity of voting systems in the country. I've… more »

Favorite Quote About Election...

elections, wtf?
> ?Holy shit! Did we just elect Barack Obama President of the United States? I've got to be honest America, I didn't think you had it in you. That is a seven million vote T.K.O. You were not playing around, cause you just put a black man, with a b… more »

Cycorder crashing on start?

system, hacks, open source, education
If you have a jailbroken iPhone, you've probably availed yourself of [Cycorder], the ad-supported video recorder that records decent video (like [this]). You probably also followed these instructions, [*"Easily share Cycorder videos off jailbroken… more »

Catherine's Waffles

recipe, food
My aunt Catherine's waffle recipe... (note this is the original 3"x5" index card version of this recipe. For a more verbose version of the recipe, [go here](http://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/2009/03/15/verbosewaffles).) **Ingredients:** *(make… more »

Succession...

open source, chilling effects, research, policy, legal, education
> Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, observers have expressed concern that an attack during the presidential inauguration ceremony might lead to the death or disability of most or all officials in the line of presidential succession. Thi… more »

RIP Ron Asheton

music
[Ron Asheton](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Asheton) of the Stooges [has died](http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/08/arts/08asheton.html). We had just seen them on [8/8/8 in NYC](http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=stooges+nyc+8%2F8%2F08&sea… more »

White Rice: simple food for the recession

recipe, food, education
White rice. It's an important and yummy food. Contrary to what most people seem to think, it is exceedingly easy to make and only takes 30 minutes (from when rice hits boiling water). Plus, it's cheap and can enhance boring foods like leftovers.… more »

Kinesis Keyboard Unrecognized by MacBook Pro

system, hacks, education
I am the proud user of a [Kinesis Advantage Pro (Mac) keyboard]. I credit it with making sure my hands didn't fall off while writing my [thesis]. Anyway, I had a bit of trouble with it today and found a solution that isn't listed on [Kinesis' troubles… more »

Perftatoes 2.0

blogging, recipe, food
About a year and a half ago, I thought I had the perfect roast potatoes recipe, and I blogged it ([*"Perfect Roast Potatoes"*](http://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/2007/05/20/perftatoes)). After some critical feedback, I've improved the recipe consider… more »

Roberts' end-of-year Report on the Judiciary

policy, legal
> The Judiciary, including the Supreme Court, other federal courts, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and the Federal Judicial Center, received a total appropriation in fiscal year 2008 of $6.2 billion. That represents a mere two-te… more »
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