GARBAGE IN, BLOGGAGE OUT

“Our approach is: We post, you decide.”

Alan Nelson, operator of the Command Post blog, on posting early, incorrect poll results, Wired News, 3 November 2004

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PROBLEM EXISTS BETWEEN CITIZEN AND KEYBOARD

“It’s not a machine issue. It’s voters not properly following the instructions.”

Michelle Shafer, spokesbot for voting-machine maker Hart InterCivic, following in the tech tradition of blaming the user, Wired News, 2 November 2004