"This article started with pain, developed into an idea, and ended up as an unexpected prototype implemented in MacRuby. I’m using it daily and am fine-tuning the interaction, visuals, features, and performance."
Equilibrium price. The retail price is lower than the market value, which is why it's not available anywhere else. The other stores have chosen their price based on the demand and their available supply.
It's only open for a demo at the moment. We don't have an easy way for people to set up their own accounts because it has to go through twilio. We plan to keep working on it after the competition is over.
The United States is not, nor has it ever been, a democracy; it is a republic. You are electing the electors who then cast their vote for the president. When the elector votes contrary to the popular vote, it's the same idea as a president who doesn't do what he promises during his campaign.