… Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19 …

Three months ago, the epidemiologist weighed in on what we must do to defeat this new threat. We went back to ask: How are we doing, and what comes next? Larry Brilliant in Katmandu in 1980, doing a survey of blindness. The computer was a donation from Steve Jobs. IT SEEMS LIKE a century ago … Continue reading … Larry Brilliant on How Well We Are Fighting Covid-19 …

….Gerrymandering, the dark art of drawing legislative maps that rig the game……..

.......the party in numerical control.........gets to cheat........really bright system .... ZOHAR LAZAR One thin you have to admire about gerrymandering: It’s got some wicked slang.....Gerrymandering is, of course, the dark art of drawing a legislative map that favors your political party. That involves “packing”—taking all the neighborhoods with voters who hate you and cramming them into … Continue reading ….Gerrymandering, the dark art of drawing legislative maps that rig the game……..