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punch card

(pŭnch kard),
A card on which data are stored by means of holes made in specified positions so that data can be sorted, processed, and analyzed; method still used in developing world.
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And unlike the punch card, which could be physically looked at to see if the voter's intent can be divined, there's nothing to look at in many of the touchscreen systems.
The amount that the company ships everyday is impressive, especially considering that less than four decades ago the company was just collecting punch cards.
In summary, the elastomeric components of punch card voting machines appear to have satisfactory durability for the intended use.
The updated Pirq app includes several new features such as digital punch cards for consumers to earn rewards, as well as new vertical categories beyond restaurants.
Among Oregon's 36 counties, only Lane, Washington and Clackamas still haven't made the conversion from punch cards to optical scanning systems.
InfoComm 2010 exhibitors interested in participating in the V Punch Card event should contact Gina Spatafore at gspatafore@necdisplay.
Only three Oregon counties - Lane, Clackamas and Washington - still use the punch card ballots that caused such an uproar in the 2000 Florida presidential election.
He claimed that a build up of chads, that is punched-out pieces from voting cards, in the punch card machines made it difficult for people to vote for the right candidate.
Amidst a sea of complicated, misleading and ever-changing major airline mileage programs, SeaPort's approach is refreshingly simple: a punch card.
Punch card balloting fell out of favor after that election, when precincts in Florida reported inaccurate or uncertain vote counts, leaving the outcome of the presidential race in doubt for days.
NEW YORK -- Punch Card Capital, LLC ("Punch Card Capital"), Arnhold and S.
Punch Card Capital today released a letter to the board of directors of InBev (Euronext:INB).