Math Against Tyranny is an

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 22, 2000

Math Against Tyranny is an article about why the Electoral College actually helps voters, not hurts them. The main point of the article is that districting up the vote allows for a balance of power between a majority and minorities, avoiding the "most insidious tyranny that arises in democracies: the massed power of fellow citizens banded together in a dominant bloc". A very interesting read.

The Butterfly Effect - Steven Johnson talks with four information-design experts (Jakob Nielsen, Bruce Tognazzini, Brenda Laurel, and Don Norman) about the ballot debacle in Florida, and why usability realy matters.