Dragons in the Algorithm
Adventures in Programming
by Michael Chermside

Category: Politics

Election Guide, May 2010

This coming Tuesday, we have primary elections. I have been doing my research on the candidates for the various races -- all primary elections, and I am registered as a Democrat. I will summarize the results of that research here along with my endorsements and intended votes.

Race #1: Governor:

Dan …

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Posted Sun 16 May 2010 by mcherm in Politics

Petitioning the FCC on Net Neutrality

I sent the following message to the FCC, which is currently accepting public input prior to promulgating new rules on "Net Neutrality".

To the FCC:

Some form of "Net Neutrality" is essential, and it is up to the governing agencies to determine what form and how.

The general principle holds …

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Posted Sat 03 April 2010 by mcherm in Politics

Election Guide, Nov 2008

Here is a description of all items that will be on my local ballot for this upcoming election, along with my own personal recommendations on how I expect to vote, and why. For quite some time now, I've done this sort of research before elections; this time I decided to …

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Posted Sat 01 November 2008 by mcherm in Politics