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Venezuela on the Brink of Collapse

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As China’s own financial woes have dragged down its economy, the money has dried up, leaving Venezuela with no one to turn to. Uncontrollable inflation in Venezuela has reached a point where the country is reportedly no longer even able to print new money. Read More »

SXSW: Voter Technology Panel – One-Sided View on Voting Tech

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“Voter Technology: A Reimagined Future”, a presentation at SXSW, focused on bringing election technology into the 21st Century. The speakers included Diego Bernal, a social worker and member of the Texas House of Representatives for San Antonio, and Peter Jackson, Public Sector Strategy Lead at IDEO, a design and consulting company based in San Francisco. Their goal: Use modern technology to facilitate the registration and voting process. They covered the motivations, possibilities and issues surrounding technology and voting. Read More »