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Bottom-up Social Data Collection with www.AllOurIdeas.org

In this week's Lunch 'n Learn, Matthew Salganik, an Assistant Professor in Princeton's Department of Sociology, presented some recent research that has resulted in the creation of an open-source polling site called AllOurIdeas.org

Princeton team issues report on voting machine security

With the presidential election less than a month away, and with market volatility at levels that are unprecedented for generations, we can all hope that November 4 generates an unambiguous result, at least for...

Electronic Voting: Danger and Opportunity

In the wake of the 2000 Florida recount debacle, many states turned to computer voting machines to increase election accuracy and security. Many computer scientists have long been skeptical of such machines, but only...

The Turing Machine in the Voting Booth

Princeton University Computer Science Professor Andrew Appel summarized the inherent difficulties of voting technologies and pressed for a solution, the need for Voter-Verified Paper Ballots and computer counting with random by-hand audits of selected precincts....

PlanetLab: a new model for planetary-scale computing services

At the Wednesday, November 15 Lunch ‘n Learn seminar, Computer Science Professor and Chair Larry Peterson discussed PlanetLab, an open platform for developing, deploying, and accessing planetary scale internet services. A prototype of the...

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