What's all this, then?

Mathematics, software, general nonsense

Analysis of a recent election

On November 18, 2017, a by-election was held in my suburb of Northcote, on account of the death by cancer of the sitting member. It turned into a two-way contest between Labor (who had held the seat since its inception in 1927), and the Greens, who are making big inroads into the inner city. The Greens candidate won, much to Labor’s surprise. As I played a small part in this election, I had some interest in its result.

Analysis of a recent election

On November 18, 2017, a by-election was held in my suburb of Northcote, on account of the death by cancer of the sitting member. It turned into a two-way contest between Labor (who had held the seat since its inception in 1927), and the Greens, who are making big inroads into the inner city. The Greens candidate won, much to Labor’s surprise. As I played a small part in this election, I had some interest in its result.

Programmable CAD

Every few years I decide to have a go at using a CAD package for the creation of 3D diagrams and shapes, and every time I give it up. There’s simply too much to learn in terms of creating shapes, moving them about, and so on, and every system seems to have its own ways of doing things. My son (who is an expert in Blender) recommended that I experiment with Tinkercad, and indeed this is probably a pretty easy way of getting started with 3D CAD.