[FoRK] sorting searching and surveillance
dave.long at bluewin.ch
Fri Jan 24 07:08:38 PST 2014
Note that the canadians were a bit behind the curve, as IBM machines
were famously already employed for identification of undesirables
across the Atlantic in the 1930's.
"First they came for those with scarlet numbers* ..."
* those bearing scarlet letters would not have been positively
identified until after a second pass (with digit sensors suppressed)
through the sorter.
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