Vote-count day

Vote here sign book depository

Of course, the headline is that this is election day. Or at least, it’s the day the polls close. And the predictive polls become irrelevant (when the vote-counts come in). We voted in mid-morning. We got in line, and had finished voting 40 minutes later. Nice weather. Lots of faces turned down toward smart phones…. [BTW, keep electioneering and guns away from the polling place.]

Bus switches

If you want to think about something else, here’s a control panel from a (an electric?) bus we saw on Sunday…designed back when the paradigm was to have knobs carefully identical in form and spacing, and black commonly predominated. Graphic designers have made headway with engineers in the intervening years, and the repeated sameness largely has disappeared….

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