Sep 032019
 

This story about Maine’s bill for ranked choice voting in presidential primaries says that if the bill becomes law, it won’t be easy to combine ranked choice voting with the national Democratic Party rules on apportioning votes. The national rules say any presidential candidate who gets at least 15% in a Democratic primary is entitled to a proportionate number of delegates to the national convention. Squaring that with ranked choice voting is a head-scratcher.

External feed Read More at the Source: http://ballot-access.org/2019/09/01/if-maine-governor-signs-ranked-choice-voting-bill-democratic-presidential-primary-will-be-complicated/

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Sep 032019
 

While wandering through CCCamp last weekend, in between episodes of forcing Marmite on the unwary, I ran into the well-known Hackaday.io user [Prof. Fartsparkle]. In a last-minute sprint leading up to the con he built himself the Numberwang badge to join in the colorful after-dark festivities with beautiful board artwork and remarkably enjoyable backlit LED display. The Numberwang badge itself is a clone of the Adafruit Itsy Bitsy sporting an ATSAMD21G18 CPU and running CircuitPython.…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://hackaday.com/2019/09/02/the-numberwang-badge-brought-cheer-to-cccamp-2019/

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Sep 032019
 

Sure, you can play a bunch of retro games on a Raspberry Pi, but if you’re really hardcore, you build your own retro console and write your own games for it. [Nicola Wrachien]’s entry into this year’s Hackaday prize is his DIY Cortex M0+ game console and the platform game he wrote to test the hardware. The board that [Nicola] is using is the uChip, a small DIP board based around a ATSAMD21 (the same…

External feed Read More at the Source: https://hackaday.com/2019/09/02/diy-40fps-16bpp-platformer-on-a-cortex-m0/

 2019-09-03  No Responses »