Brian Olson Speaking

Engineering Elections Without Bias

Brian Olson

In many places in the US, elections are being tampered with by state legislatures. Gerrymandered maps improve the odds for one party or the other. Brian Olson explores how this works, some places where it is happening, and offers an alternative through impartial mathematically based maps created with open source software.

Brian Olson

Brian Olson

Brian Olson is currently a software engineer at PatientsLikeMe. Since learning to program at age 9, he has worked on software of all kinds at many levels from embedded microcontrollers to server farms. He’s worked at startups, major companies, and independently.
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