Voting: The 233-Year-Old Design Problem

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

  • Lawrence Norden

Monday 14th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

Do you think the "butterfly ballot" was an isolated problem? How did the hanging chad become a world-class design problem? Did you know our 43rd president was chosen because of a decision made about font size? By someone who was not a trained designer? Did you know that the presidential election in 2000 was not the first - or last - time that design problems affected the outcome of an election?

If you're trained in design, interested in fair elections, or looking for a way to affect world peace, come to this panel. This is probably the most important panel in the Free World. And we're not kidding.

LEVEL: Advanced

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Dana Chisnell

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Ric Grefe

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Lawrence Norden

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  • Chad Roberts
  • Cliff Tyllick
  • Dana Chisnell
  • Dan Derozier
  • Dawn Marie B
  • Robby Ingebretsen
  • jeremyet
  • Kevin M. Hoffman
  • Kevin Moore
  • Kirstin Butler
  • Michael Leis
  • Mike Matthews
  • Herman Kuiper
  • Richard Grefe
  • R
  • Yesenia Sotelo
  • Whitney Hess

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  • Andy K. Cheng
  • Anna Debenham
  • Brad Dougherty
  • Ben Kutil
  • Paul Mison
  • Calvin Conaway
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  • Darby Frey
  • Don Cruse
  • David Wright
  • Derek Featherstone
  • Davide 'Folletto' Casali
  • Josh Clark
  • Dan W
  • Joe Baz
  • johanna kollmann
  • Joseph J Schmitt
  • juancalcagno
  • James Stewart
  • kathybabb
  • lovisa
  • Mark Meeker
  • Mark
  • Tim Holden
  • Christian Giordano
  • Phoebe Connelly
  • Jason Lewis
  • @r4vi
  • Simon St.Laurent
  • Joe Newton
  • Tyler Hayes
  • tim deSilva
  • Todd Budnikas

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Mon 14th March 2011


Room 9ABC, Austin Convention Center

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