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A quick thought on election 2020.

Complex, decentralized systems — like state-led voting across 50 states —only show their complexity when you look deep into the system. The more macro your view, the less complex they appear. Like a duck on a pond, all the churning happens underneath.

We’ve never had an election where so many people have intently watched the results, for a prolonged period of time, across so many counties in so many states. For one, elections rarely drag on this long, and secondly, we didn’t have this level of real-time data flow until recently.

Basically, we’ve never looked this deeply into the system. …

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Jesse Weaver

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