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The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Paper


Barbara Simons

Barbara Simons.

Credit: John Cuneo

For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras—a technologist who feared what technology had wrought. Her cause was voting: Specifically, she believed that the electronic systems that had gained favor in the United States after the 2000 presidential election were shoddy, and eminently hackable.

From The Atlantic
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