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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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1:30 - 1:58:30
Online voting – election day debacle in the making?
Being online is a constant daily activity for many people as they communicate through email, Facebook, and Twitter and do their shopping and even their banking electronically. But voting online – that may be an entirely different matter. Several states have pilot programs in which military and overseas voters can send their ballots using the Internet, but security experts warn of the risks. In fact, a
J. Alex Halderman, Assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the
CRITIC OF ONLINE VOTING
David Jefferson, a computer scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Chairman of the Verified Voting Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization working for reliable and publicly verifiable elections.
2:06 – 2:30
2:30 – 2:58:30
The World in 2050
What will the planet and society be like in 40 years? According to geoscientist and Guggenheim fellow Lawrence C. Smith, analysis should be based on four global forces: demography, natural resources, globalization, and climate change. The population is projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, which will require much more resources than the earth currently provides. The world economy is becoming more and more interdependent and connected, and temperatures will continue to rise. All of this considered, Smith makes many predictions, but one of his key hypotheses is that the world will make a large expansion Northward. Want a glimpse of your future? Listen as Patt sits down with Lawrence Smith to discuss his forecast of the future.
Laurence C. Smith, professor of geography and earth & space sciences at UCLA; author of “The World in 2050”
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