Re: Reflections on the election and implications for the OVC

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Nov 03 2004 - 16:29:02 CST

On Wed, 3 Nov 2004 14:21:15 -0800, Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org> wrote:
> Dear Charlie, I appreciate the opportunity to examine these issues
> with the experts on this mailing list.
>
> In particular, I would welcome a discussion on the feasibility of
> using cheap, generic PCs as electronic voting machines. Certainly
> cost is a key benefit. But the difficulties of assembly, set up, and
> transport are more problematic. Also, the BVA and the BRP may well
> require custom hardware configuration. And the EVM requires a custom
> enclosure (although that's not so expense).

A friend here at Cal, Ping (best geek first name ever!), has done some
interesting stuff by overlaying a touchscreen on a tablet PC (I highly
recommend watching the figure to get an idea of how smart Ping is...
he's light-years ahead of anyone I know):

Two-Handed Interaction on a Tablet Display (from CHI 2004)
http://zesty.ca/tht
http://zesty.ca/tht/
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