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Monthly Archive November, 2012

Open source voting systems?

November 17, 2012

How is it, given the concerns over election system security, that the US doesn’t have open source-based voting systems, based on off-the-shelf components, running published and verified software (or even a mechanical tabulating engine: it’s harder to hack gears than flip bits in registers), and owned by the American people? Given the wide use of […]

2012: it's important - Comments closed

sometimes it’s that easy

November 5, 2012

Helping someone out after a phishing attack — quarantining her hard drive, imaging it, and then restoring the personal details to a new larger drive with a clean install of Windows — I was trying to figure out how to mount the disk image I created. Some googling and head scratching. Hmm, I wonder if […]

it could be called work - Comments closed