Category: usability

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 »

On "nakedness" of evaluation...

elections, certification/testing, hacks, secrecy, research, policy, usability
Thad Hall has a post up at Election Updates that talks about the need to factor in the implementation environment during voting system evaluation ([*?E-Vote 2008 Conference ? Certification and Security?*](http://electionupdates.caltech.edu/?p=1647… 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 »

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 »

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 »
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