Neal McBurnett

Neal McBurnett
Consultant, Internet2

Website | @nealmcb

Neal McBurnett specializes in “Technology Serving Community”. At Bell Labs in the 80’s and 90’s he helped the Business Communications division to recognize the importance and benefits of the Internet, open standards, free software, security and Linux. In 1993 he co-founded the Boulder Community Network, the world’s second web-based geographical community network. He is now an independent consultant, contributes as an Ubuntu member on the server team, and is having a ball with the Android mobile phone platform.

Neal has been working on improving election audits since 2002. He was a major contributor to the “Principles and Best Practices for Post-Election Audits” (September 2008) and has been a leader in the election auditing community. Using his open source ElectionAudits software, Boulder County, Colorado did a nationally recognized audit in 2008.

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Emerging Topics, Python, Security, Web Applications
Location: Meeting Room J1/J4
Neal McBurnett (Internet2)
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The open source ElectionAudits software was used in Boulder Colorado's groundbreaking election audit in 2008. Recent advances in auditing practices can help increase confidence in elections. This new Django-based app ties together voter-verified paper ballots, batch reporting, verifiably random selection of batches, hand counts, and statistical analysis. Come, and help audit in your state! Read more.
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