Slashdot on the election of Nicolas Sarkozy

There is an article on Slashdot about the election of Nicolas Sarkozy. The header of the story included Sarkozy is seen as a divisive figure for his demand that immigrants learn Western values (and the French language), a phrase that number of readers commented, noting if I'm going to move to France I'm at least … Continue reading Slashdot on the election of Nicolas Sarkozy

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Voting algorithms

France is voting today. As many of you may know, France uses single-name, two rounds voting procedure, similar to what is being done in many other countries. Every single time I vote, I cannot help but think about the flaws of our voting system, and of the other voting systems commonly in use. And this … Continue reading Voting algorithms