Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Unfortunately, scheduling conflicts mean this Saturday's one hour interview with Joe Trippi will have to be postponed for a week or two. We look forward to talking with Joe about his new book, The Revolution Will Not be Televised.

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is reportedly now backing legislation that would require electronic voting machines to produce an audit trail of votes. The AP is saying the Senator's support was announced "a day after a machine she tested at a suburban Washington festival produced an erroneous result."
Dan Gillmor takes a look at the part the Blogosphere is playing in the question over the documents CBS and 60 Minutes II used regarding President Bush's National Guard duty.
The issue of electronic voting has made #6 at Project Censored Top 25 Censored News Stories of 2003-2004. Specifically, "The Sale of Electoral Politics" concerns the very close links between manufacturers of voting machines and members of the current politcal establishment.
Robert Greenwald and friends have released the interviews from Outfoxed under a Creative Commons license, making them available for download. Apparently they wanted to release the entire film but, somewhat ironically, were concerned about potential copyright problems. I can't wait to start seeing the remixes showing up. Plans are in the works to also release Uncovered in a similar way.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Today is the National Call-In Day against the INDUCE Act.

Thursday, September 09, 2004

Unhappy days at NASA this week. First the impact of Genesis in the Utah desert. Then today there's news of the main oxygen generator on the Space Station failing! Lots of backup systems, but that's got to be a rather uncomfortable feeling up there.