That is a type P passport, not a diplomatic or official passport. It is probably a fake.
Yes. This is a glaring anachronism. Terminals didn't take over until some time in the 70s. Even in the late 60s multi terminal computers weren't really stable. The predominant model was batch processing. Programs were written by hand, often onto specially ruled coding sheets, and carefully reviewed before being punched into cards, which were ultimately fed into computers. The results would be printed out to be reviewed hours later.
The system does nothing autonomously. I've also read that it takes a lot of training to learn it well.
Also, hydrogen is an intermediate in the Haber process for producing ammonia for fertilizer. You are essentially burning food.
The article centers on problems with Volkswagen's system, but how well does Daimler's BlueTEC system perform?
They would be on much firmer ground to invite an opt in and delete all pseudonymous comments from those who don't.
What digital medium is presumed to be readable 20 years hence?
I ran into the same thing. They told me I could have a new phone for "free", but no rate reduction for having paid off my current phone. I told them that was too bad for them and fired them. That was a few years ago, and I have no regrets.
Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.