The OSDV team had a wonderful time in beautiful, but construction-heavy downtown Minneapolis, MN. The TrustTheVote Project was an active participant at the National Civic Summit. Spanning July 15th through the 17th, the two-day conference was free and open to the public. The Summit asked participants, “How can we increase civic imagination and capacity to … Continued
Thanks to the Alert Reader that pointed me to http://change.org, the "Top Ten Issues" contest (winners to be presented in briefing to the new administration), and the issue about election technology reform at "Move The Country Towards Transparent Election Systems". (Check it out! You might want participate in the poll yourself.)
That was a term used to describe the name of the Foundation when we began over a year ago. Why?
Well, in part because we’re more – a lot more – than simply a public
open source software project.
There is definitely more of that to our first year road-map
activities. And we’ll clarify this
through diagrams soon. In the mean time,
if you are technically adept or a Developer who may be interested in leaving
Mapping. That’s what we’ve been up to –
sort of like Lewis &
charting the course of our OSDV expedition. And similar to the trials and tribulations of
Change Agency. That’s the role of the Internet. While checking e-mail, keeping an eye on the Steelers NFL play-off game, and watching the ABC NH Debates, I am glancing here on the web. Folks this is the new order of a digital democracy.
Back on 31.Oct the EAC‘s Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC), released its recommended voluntary voting system guidelines (VVSG) for public comment during a 120 day period ending around 05.March.2008.
Voting Fraud. An ugly phrase, and in this case, and uglier reality.
"Ghost Voting" they call it. But whatever it is, reforming HOW America votes (on anything) starts with principles. And no amount of tinkering with technology can fix social engineering problems.
Global Voting System. Ambitious. Provocative. And academic until systemic issues of integrity and trustworthiness in digital voting are properly addressed.
Innovation. Sometimes innovation lies in
process. And that’s what I want to
mention today. And I promise, at the
risk of starting to flow like the Hon. Senator Joe Biden, it’ll be simply a