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The Best Electoral Offer Yet

If you’re wondering why electoral reform matters, take a look at the Green Party’s proposals, and ponder the fact that despite getting several percent of the...
September 13, 2007

Ontario Votes on Voting

On October 10, Ontarians will be voting for a new government, and also for a new voting procedure: if enough people say ‘yes’, we will shift to a Mixed Membe...
September 13, 2007

Jon Udell has the Best Job in the World

Just look at the evidence: A conversation with Timo Hannay at Nature about scientific publishing on the web. (Note: I need to buy an iPod so I can listen t...
September 12, 2007

Russian and Korean

O’Reilly has now sold the rights for both Russian and Korean translations of Beautiful Code. W00t!
September 10, 2007