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I was struck with the 'numbers' from our Mobile Voting Global Innovation Challenge which we successfully closed out recently. We launched our Mobile Voting Global Innovation Challenge with our partners at InnoCentive last June. We offered $230,000 to the winning team(s) that could solve the 3 toughest technical challenges of building the world's most secure, [...]
“Internet voting is unachievable for the foreseeable future and therefore not inevitable.”[i] See All, Know All The world is full of experts. Very intelligent and well-meaning people make predictions about our world every day. And because we are all human, many experts get it wrong; and some in a very big way. The [...]
I recently came back from a conference in Washington, DC called J.E.T.S., the Journal of Elections Technology and Systems where more than a dozen academics proceeded to dismiss the prospects of online / internet voting anytime soon. They dissected past voting machines (which truthfully were pretty awful) and presented professional papers on how vulnerable current iterations [...]
Throughout history, Americans have fought for voter equality and the right to be heard. That’s what America’s Fourth of July is all about – freedom, independence and the right to govern ourselves. But this “right” has not come easily, nor is it truly fair and equal….yet. Since the beginning of democracy in America, people’s rights [...]
I attended the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) (www.nased.org) summer conference in CLE this week. The agenda topics ranged from "Perspectives: Unique Next Generation System of Voting Machines" to "Innovative Ideas" and updates from the technology groups that oversee voting machine standards and election procedure best practices. What struck me the most was [...]