Polyhedral insights from the travelling salesman problem of operations research
The court ruling is a major victory for disparate Pennsylvania third parties on petitioning rules | Democracy, elections and voting at Democracy Chronicles
This is a major victory for ballot access. The case was won by Oliver Hall, who has been Ralph Nader’s ballot access attorney for many years.
Stephen E. Arnold: IBM Mis-Representation of Federated Search Camelot — The Hard Questions Get Asked…
IBM’s assertion is that there will be no more “data silos in enterprise search.” You can learn about IBM’s “reality” in a webcast.
Seven blistering professional questions below the fold.
Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), International Laboratory on Political Demography and Social Macro-Dynamics
The priority objectives of population policy in the next two decades should be to raise the birth rate to replacement level (about 2.1 children per woman), and to reduce mortality to levels congruent with Russia’s overall level of economic development, especially targeting the extremely high yet preventable mortality of working-age males.
Someone has taken the time to catalog mass shooters in relation to the psychological drugs they have been prescribed.