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Archive for December, 2005

Voting: The Beginning of a Revolution

Posted: Sunday, December 11th, 2005 @ 6:05 pm in Security & Crypto | Comments Off

I spent this past Thursday and Friday meeting with Andy Neff of VoteHere. We discussed the details of his latest ideas for verifiable voting, and he asked me to help him with the write-up and framing of the issues. These will all be published in the near future, just like the rest of Andy’s protocols [...]

Sick of Fundamentalism

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2005 @ 7:12 pm in General | Comments Off

A professor who was going to teach a course debunking the “sicence” of Creationism (aka Intelligent Design) has cancelled his plans. No doubt, his words (“fundies”) were poorly chosen. But how does the University President get away with such strong condemnation of this professor’s words, without any condemnation of the repeated insanity preached by Fundamentalists? [...]