Tag Archives: politics

I Grieve for Mozilla

I don’t know how many of my readers have been following this, but it’s been a big thing in the tech world this past fortnight: Mozilla appointed Brendan Eich as CEO; three board members stepped down; there was outrage on … Continue reading

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Queensland Senate Preference Visualisation

Last weekend the details of candidates for the upcoming Australian Federal election were posted. Here’s a visualisation I’ve made of all the parties with group voting tickets for the Queensland senate. In general, parties closer together in the diagram give … Continue reading

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On Politics

It’s election year in Australia, and one major party is trying to divert attention away from the party as a whole towards their leader while the other is trying to divert attention away from their leader towards the party as … Continue reading

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On Factions and Fractions

Imagine a situation where a group of n people have to make a decision by simple majority. For the sake of the argument, let’s call this group of people a parliament. Now let’s consider an individual person P who is … Continue reading

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Election Promises

I was thinking recently about politicians and election promises. It seems that no matter who gets elected, there’s always at least one promise which is made before the election, but gets neglected once the politician is in office. So I … Continue reading

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