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Intelligent machines are becoming an ever-present reality in almost every aspect of our lives. From asking Alexa about the weather to asking Siri to call mom, these machines are streamlining decision-making for an increasing number of aspects of our lives. Streamlining promotes efficiency, which is a persistent policy consideration to determine how well the judicial […]

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What Counts the Votes: The Continuing Saga of E-Voting

On October 28, 2008 By

Those who cast the votes, they decide nothing. Those who count the votes, they decide everything.

So said a “friend” of the proletariat, Joseph Stalin, pointing out one way to bypass majoritarian power at the ballot box. In the twenty-first century, the who counting the ballots has increasingly become a computer instead of a […]

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Raise your hand if you remember the presidential election of 2000. Do the words “buttefly ballot” still make you cringe? Well, you are probably not the only one. If fact, because of the confusing mess produced by butterfly ballots, a number of key politicians have continued to […]

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