Obama or McCain?

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Famous science-fiction-writer Isaac Asimov gave no answer to this question, as he wrote his short story „Franchise“ in 1955:
In the future of the year 2008 (!) the United States has converted to an „electronic democracy“ where the computer Multivac selects a single person to answer a number of questions. Multivac will then use the answers and other data to determine what the results of an election would be, avoiding the need for an actual election to be held. The story centers around Norman Muller, the man chosen as „Voter of the Year“ in 2008...

The german daily newspaper TAZ published this story yesterday (on election-day). I‘ve made two images for them (on Sunday... hard work). Showing some vintage computer-details like those old-fashioned computertapes - look like oversized MCs.


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