Books of 2005


  • A Feast for Crows
  • How We Believe
  • The One Kingdom
  • The Elegant Universe
  • Origin of Species
  • The Hidden Face of God
  • A Treasury of Great American Scandals
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Common Sense
  • The Dream of Reason
  • Democracy Matters
  • Public Enemy #2
  • Utopia
  • Everything Bad Is Good For You
  • The Coming Age of Conan


  • On the Shoulder of Giants
  • The Scorpio Illusion
  • Gypsy Folktales


  • Science Friction
  • The Fabric of the Cosmos
  • The Isle of Battle
  • It Is Easier Than You Think

To Start in 2006

  • The Conquering Sword of Conan
  • Ever Since Darwin
  • Exam Cram: Oracle 9i Fundamentals

Election results changed by hackers in Florida

Not good…

Finnish security expert Harri Hursti, together with Black Box Voting, demonstrated that Diebold made misrepresentations to Secretaries of State across the nation when Diebold claimed votes could not be changed on the “memory card” (the credit-card-sized ballot box used by computerized voting machines.

A test election was run in Leon County on Tuesday with a total of eight ballots. Six ballots voted “no” on a ballot question as to whether Diebold voting machines can be hacked or not. Two ballots, cast by Dr. Herbert Thompson and by Harri Hursti voted “yes” indicating a belief that the Diebold machines could be hacked.

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