The House version of hPVI, my Minnesota legislative district partisan index, is out!
If you like legislative district partisan scores, this post is for you. If you don’t like legislative district partisan scores, what is wrong with you?
First Gawker, now Deadspin. Rich fucks ruin all the cool shit.
This interview is crazy
Can somebody just @ John Bolton and tell him Bolsonaro has some oil he’s tryna nationalize???
The state invested around $70 million in software designed to make overnight processing instantaneous, as well as allow drivers to do more business online and at local kiosks.
The new software was created by FAST Enterprises. It's the same company that created MiDAS, which is the the computer system used by the state Unemployment Insurance Agency. MiDAS led to thousands of false fraud accusations and cost citizens millions of dollars.
"A DPS official from that time told us the department had concerns about HP’s ability to deliver, based on what they knew about HP’s experience in another state. However, as she told us, HP was “our best hope, at that point.”"
These dumb motherfuckers have learned nothing:
"Governor Tim Walz announced today that the state has signed a contract with Fast Enterprises to provide a software solution that will replace Minnesota’s Vehicle Licensing and Registration System. Fast Enterprises was the only responder to a Request for Proposals issued in June"
While I'm not a terrible coder, I am a terrible designer. So my web design tendencies are usually brutal minimalism as can be seen from my personal website, which was also my first experience doing a #serverless site.
As with anything I've ever done for the first time whenever I have to delve into the code of this site I shudder.
I'm a programmer IRL. Although I do a lot of programming in the cloud. So is that real life, I'm not sure.
I also do coding stuff not related to work, a thing I've done recently is a site with the district maps of all the us and state districts along with relevant election info
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