The Null Device


UN asked to monitor US elections: (via Robot Wisdom)

2) Has there already been the open purchase of candidates, as is implied by the immense (and, regarding the source of donations, rather obscure) fund amassed by Governor Bush of Texas?
3) Are there restrictions placed on the entry of third-party or independent candidates? Have these restrictions been imposed by a collusion of the existing parties?
4) Do there exist impediments to the placing of minority parties on ballots?


Supply and Demand in the Information Economy: Coca-Cola testing vending machine which raises prices according to temperature. (via Slashdot)