Voting in America: Author Talk by Dr. John R. Patrick

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Danbury Library
Farioly Program Room

Event Details

"In Election Attitude, How Internet Voting Leads to a Stronger Democracy," Dr. John R. Patrick explores how we register and vote in America. Voting is done with antiquated machines running out-of-date software. Millions of votes go uncounted. Ballots get lost. Patrick discusses how Internet voting with mobile devices can solve these and many other problems. "Election Attitude" discusses Internet security, privacy, authentification, verifiability, and other challenges to online voting and then paints a positive vision of how solutions can be developed to bring voting into the modern era.  Books will be available for sale and for signing at the event.  About the author: John R. Patrick's 35-year career at IBM placed him at the forefront of the Internet revolution. As Vice President for Internet Technology, he became an influential force behind the rapid adoption of the Internet. In early 2016, Patrick became interested in the American system for registration and voting.  John R. Patrick is President of Attitude LLC. In addition to holding a Doctorate in Healthcare Administration(DHA),he has degrees in electrical engineering, management, and law. He has authored two other books, "Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare" and "Net Attitude: What it is, How to Get it, and Why it is More Important Than Ever." Registration is required.
Event Type(s): Adults
Age Group(s): Adult

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