Great video with very dark humor from one of our favorite web sites The Onion.
Check the echoed lines on the voting machine in the video.
…ERROR: segregation fault…delete file: voter data…
From the video:
For those of us who will watch what can we expect on election night?
Oh, the same great show you have always seen. We will be pretending to count votes and will be running an ongoing total throughout the night.
But wouldn’t it possible for them to just chose a different president so that we would still have that same great surprise?
No, that would not be possible…
- Europe: French Election candidate duel via Web-TV
- Humor: (Dada) Time Waster web sites
- Humor: The smallest car of the world
- The Economist: On issues with US voting machines
Thanks to the unique European TV station landscape were still quite a large group of them is financed by mandatory fees from all TV owners, when those TV stations get innovative they can do things that elsewhere still seem not be possible.
After the BBC has recently got approval to provide parts of its program via Web-TV now European TV station Arte will provide the final TV duel of the two remaining candidates for presidency in France live terrestrial and via Web-TV today at 20:00 GMT. The “show” will be kept available online for at least another week and – like most of Arte’s program – will be available in French and German…
In the best tradition of the “dadaist” nihilistic movement from the 1920s, these sites don’t exactly do anything or provide any useful information – in short they are a bit pointless.
Remember what the “first web cam” was used for – to monitor a coffee pot. Yes that’s the spirit.
Let’s create an art out of this….
We normally don’t watch car magazines on TV – with one or two exceptions. And our most favorite still is UK’s Top-Gear.
As we’re traveling quite a bit we often end up watching it online. So there is one of their very best just made available online – Jeremy doing a review of a “really” small car.
Well the smallest car of the world (according to the Guinness book of records) to be more precise. And watch what he does with it:
First he carries the car into the office…
In his last edition top European business and political magazine The Economist has an interesting brief article on US voting machines.Crash and re-boot, that’s how the article is titled, is looking into how the wrong kind of voting machines could bring chaos to the mid-term elections. Even the Economist that rarely is using stronger wording [...]