Wired News polls the experts to find out how to build a better voting machine. One that’s stable, hard to hack, and combines the best of digital and analog voting. Conceived as an engineering problem, our current problems make you wonder what’s taking so long.
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“wonder what’s taking so long?” Excellent post. Here’s what’s taking so long – we haven’t been conceiving of it as an engineering problem. It’s a political problem (what can we talk people into and what system can be most easily manipulated) and most importantly, it’s a business problem (who stands to make the most money from forcing states into buying all new technology, who has what connections with whom and who’s been contributing the most money to politicians). Hmm, what if we started thinking about more things as engineering problems…
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