Minimizing Bias in Computer Systems

“A few Novembers ago, Harrison (a pseudonym) walked into his familiar voting place in the United States. The same old voting booths on tottering legs with

“A few Novembers ago, Harrison (a pseudonym) walked into his familiar voting place in the United States. The same old voting booths on tottering legs with scant curtains greeted him. Inside, however, was something new: a computerized voting card. With a bit of fumbling and careful reading of the directions, he figured the thing out. Cast his vote. Participated in the modern democracy. But, nationwide computer punch card tallying systems pose serious problems for fair elections.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE