Marilyn Davis, Ph.D.
Senior software engineer and technical trainer, focused on object-oriented design, clear, efficient algorithms, and well-crafted code; with a demonstrated knack for:
- Finding simple solutions to complex problems.
- Articulating clear explanations.
- Engendering cooperation.
|1998 - present||UCSC Corporate Training, Cupertino, CA Consultant/Instructor Python Language, C Programming Language|
|1989 - present||UCSC Extension, Cupertino, CA Instructor Python Language, C Programming Language, C Programming for High School Students|
|1987||Crowley Maritime Corp., S.F., CA Instructor MS-DOS, and Xtalk|
|1983||SFSU, Physics Dept., S.F., CA Instructor Electricity and Magnetism|
|1974||UCSD, Dept. of Applied Physics and Graduate Teaching Information Sciences, La Jolla, CA Assistant Differential Equations|
|1968 - 1970||University of Denver, Math Dept., Denver, CO Graduate Teaching Trigonometry, Assistant Introduction to Mathematics|
|2002 - present||MailDance.Com, Mountain View, CA||Principal Software Engineer|
|1991 - present||Deliberate.Com, Mountain View, CA||Owner|
Principal Software Engineer
|1991 - 1992||Rational, Inc., Santa Clara, CA||Consultant|
|1989 - 1991||Logisticon, Inc., Santa Clara, CA||Senior Software Engineer|
|1986 - 1989||Light Software, Palo Alto, CA||Contract Programmer|
|1981 - 1986||Light Software, Palo Alto, CA||Software Author|
|1978 - 1982||Santa Fe Research, Santa Fe, NM||Environmental Scientist|
|1975||Max Planck Institut für Aeronomie, W.Germ.||Postdoctoral Fellow|
|1971 - 1975||Dept. of Applied Physics and Information Science, UCSD, La Jolla, CA||Graduate Research|
|1971 - 1975||Dept. of Applied Physics and Information Science, UCSD, La Jolla, CA|
|1965 - 1970||Math Dept., University of Denver, Denver, CO|
"Specialized Data Management Method", U.S. Patent 5,423,038, June 6, 1995.
"eVote(R)/Clerk 2.52", vote-server, Mailman interface, www.sourceforge.net/projects/evote, 2003.
"eVote(R)/Clerk 2.2", vote-server, mail interface and multi-lingual petition facility, published online, 1998.
"eVote(R)/Clerk 2.0", vote-server, mail interface, published online, 1996.
"eVote(R)/Clerk 1.0", vote-server and telnet interface, published online, 1994.
"P.C. Planetarium", astronomy software, marketed in the Sierra Club Catalog, 1986.
"BASIC Primer", a tutorial for the BASIC programming language, published by IBM, Boca Raton, FL, 1982.
Papers and Articles
"eVote Adds Elections To Email Lists", Linux Journal, March 2003.
"Protecting a Vote System From Attack From Within", paper given at WOTE'01, Aug. 29, 2001.
"FreeDevelopers Proposal for Electronic Voting" written with Rajagopal, R.V., and Tony Stanco, for the Internet Policy Institute National Workshop on Internet Voting, Dec. 21, 2000, www.deliberate.com/eVote/papers/elections.html.
"Features for Freedom" an invited talk given at the First European Conference on Voting and Rating on the Internet, paper written in collaboration with Laurent Chemla, John Jacq, and Claire MacElroy, and appearing in Voting, Rating, Annotation, report from the First European Conference on Voting and Rating on the Internet. Oldenbourg Wien München, 1997, p.105.
"Alternative Ballot Techniques", Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session, September 22, 1994, Washington, DC, Communication, page 487.
"On Electronic Democracy and Its Profound Implications", EFFector Online, the online magazine of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Sept. 11, 1992.
"Intensity Fluctuations Due to a Deep Phase Screen with a Power-Law Spectrum", Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 374, 1981.
"Computed Scintillation Spectra for Strong Turbulence", Radio Science, 1975.
"Theory of Propagation of Waves Through Strong Turbulence I" and "Theory of Propagation of Waves Through Strong Turbulence II", papers presented at URSI meeting, Boulder, CO, 1974.
"Theoretical Intensity Spectra and Scintillation Indices for Arbitrary Degree of Scattering by a Thin Turbulent Layer", paper presented at the fall AGU meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1973.
"La Consulta Plebiscite for Zapatistas - Results and Attack Anaysis" www.deliberate.com/consulta, 1999.
"Zapatista Democratic News Service" www.deliberate.com/zo, 1999.
"Historical Emission and Ozone Trends in the Houston Area", prepared for the U.S. EPA ORD and OAQPS, 1981.
"Oxidant and Precursor Trends in the Metropolitan Los Angeles Region: An Update", prepared for the California Air Resources Board, 1980.
"Analysis of Historical Ozone Trends in the Los Angeles Region Using the EKMA Isopleth Model", prepared for the California Air Resources Board, 1980.
"Projected Growth and Emission Source Characterization of the Synthetic Fuel Industry", prepared for Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1980.
"Visibility in California", prepared for the California Air Resources Board, 1980.
"Ozone Precursor Emissions/Air Quality Relationships for Use With the Empirical Kinetic Modeling Approach", prepared for EPA Air Management Technology Branch, 1979.
"Historical Emission and Ozone Trends in the Houston Area", prepared for the U.S. EPA ORD and OAQPS, 1979.
"Empirical Studies of the Relationship Between Emissions and Visibility in the Southwest", prepared for EPA OAQPS and ESRL, 1978.
"The Propagation of Radio Star Scintillations in the Solar Wind", Department of Applied Physics and Information Science, University of California, San Diego, 1975.
Marilyn Davis 2004-03-05
Deliberate.Com is the home of "eVote®/Clerk" by Marilyn Davis, Ph.D.
"The Clerk" is a specialized database server, specialized to keep votes for a computer-connected community.
"eVote®" is any user interface that uses The Clerk.
eVote®/Clerk 2.52 is the email user interface for taking polls amongst the members of email lists. It cooperates with Mailman and Majordomo listservers.
The latest release and source code is available at: