Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Voting Machine Failure Update

On today's edition of Democracy Now, Amy Goodman talks with Brad Friedman about the recent rash of voting machine failures which have been occurring during early voting.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Robot Packs to Hunt Humans

Don't worry, they'll be looking only for the non-cooperative ones.

h/t Roy

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Early Voting, Immediate Problems

Major problems with voting machines are happening already. Will things melt down completely, again, on election day?

eBay Bans Ivory Products

From the Chicago Tribune:
EBay Inc. will halt the sale of ivory on its Web sites, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday, after an investigation by an animal welfare group found the online auction giant was listing thousands of animal products taken from endangered species.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Email to Congress Overwhelms

Feedback to the proposed bailout bill overwhelmed servers at the U.S. House of Representatives this week, forcing them to install monitoring software to prevent a system shut-down.