Every time I see Michio Kaku he's talking about some most likely impossible science-fiction fantasy technology. It may inspire wonder, but not in actual science.
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Maybe they should be hiring him to help consult on how to secure the systems instead of trying to intimidate him and silence the truth?
The 1970s called, they want their common sense back.
Unless this was a stripped-hown, hardened version with nothing but a custom kernel and custom-everything else with all unnecessary bits stripped out and hardening put on top of it, I wouln't trust it unless it had a voter-verified, human-manually-coutable paper ballot as part of the voting process for every vote.
Wait, what am I saying? Even if it was stripped and hardened, I wouldn't trust any voting system that didn't have a way to print a ballot that the voter actually saw which could be examined in a manual recount.
The whole reason why the gender needs to be specified is that lumps that are supposed to be there apparently can't be distinguished from lumps of explosives.
How would you propose the scanner automatically determine the gender of the person being scanned?
How much more proof do they need? They found an iPhone with a chess computer running under his account hidden in the bathroom he ran to after every move. Even in a court of law, which this isn't, that's a pretty solid case.
It sounds like they solve this problem by buying a Netflix subscription and a VPN subscription.
And a NZ version of Netflix just started, which actually has better content than the US (just less of it). They have things like Frozen and the first 2 Hobbit movies, which aren't available on US Netflix.