## Continuous Democracy System

The future of participatory direct democracy, as advocated by Bernie Sander, lies in information systems of coordination that allow deep public opinion to be integrated within a whole reflexive administrative state. The ideal of a fully adaptive and sensitive...

## The Bias of 1-D Opinion Polling: Explaining the Low Polling Numbers for Candidate Beto O’Rourke

In Electoral Opinion Sampling, whether of candidates, policies, or values, it is commonplace to ask subjects yes/no questions, where someone either choses one person out of a list of candidates or says whether or not he or she agrees or disagrees with a political...

## Quantum Computing Democracy

Consider the binary computer. All bits have one of two states either 0 or 1, symbolic for 'off' and 'on' with reference to a circuit as symbolic of a 'fact of the world' propositionally, A is true or false. In a quantum computer, the states may be occupied in...

## The Bias of Underreporting in Experimental Design: Ranked-Choice Voting & The Case of the Latino Vote

The ‘hidden 2nd-place bias’ from my previous blog post <a href=“blog 1”> is due to a bias in the question-asking of political candidate polling, neglecting a necessary ambiguity in the answer when it can’t be precisely known. This ambiguity is essential to the...

## Navier-Stokes is hard?

Navier-Stokes is hard? Author: James Lowman I was recently asked the question; "How can the Navier-Stokes equations both describe our observable world and not be known to always have solutions in 3D?" For those that don't know, the Navier-Stokes (NS) equations...

## The Quadratic Equation

The Quadratic Equation Author: James Lowman The quadratic equation is always the answer. Time and time again, while tutoring students, I encounter a resistance to using an unfailing tool called the quadratic equation. This simple algebraic...

## Cardinality and Countably Infinite Sets

Cardinality is a term used to describe the size of sets. Set A has the same cardinality as set B if a bijection exists between the two sets. We write this as |A| = |B|. One important type of cardinality is called “countably infinite.”

## Cryptography: How the Internet We Love Almost Never Existed

Resources -The internet we love almost never existed.

## Completing the Square

A brief discussion about what completing the square is and what we use it for. Focuses on using the technique for other reasons than solving equations.

## Find the Vertex by Using the Quadratic Formula

The Quadratic Formula is primarily used to identify the roots (\(x\)-intercepts) of a quadratic function

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