Schrodinger’s vote.

A pair of articles in today’s New York Times (“Vote Fraud Theories, Spread by Blogs, Are Quickly Buried,” by Tom Zeller Jr., and “Mostly Good Reviews for Electronic Voting,” by John Schwartz) do a good job of addressing some of the increasingly widespread concerns about apparent inconsistencies in last week’s election, but the conclusion that …

iPod hotness.

It’s hard to know which of these two new versions of the iPod is hotter. The black, U2-themed iPod: Or the full-color, digital-camera-supporting iPod: I’d get a lot more mileage out of the color one, but a black iPod is just sexy. Well done, Apple.

WINA, Progress RSS feeds.

For all you Charlottesville kids, I’ve set up screen-scraped RSS feeds for The Daily Progress and WINA. It’s not as exhaustive as if each of ’em would get off their managerial butts and have their techs get with the ’00s and spend 30 minutes writing a proper newsfeed, but it’s something.

Kilgore’s magic-computer warning.

Writes Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore (PDF), in his and his fellow attorneys general new fight against computer-to-computer communication: P2P file-sharing technology can allow its users to access the files of other users, even when the computer is ‘off’ if the computer itself is connected to the Internet via broadband. Shoo-whee! That must be some …