Can Blockchain Be Used for Voting? USPS Voting System Patent

In the strip, software engineers respond with horror to a question about computerized voting powered by blockchain technology. “Don’t trust voting software, and don’t listen to anyone who tells you it’s safe,” one of the engineers says. “I don’t quite know how to put this, but our entire field is bad at what we do, and if you rely on us, everyone will die.”

And blockchain-based voting? “Bury it in the desert,” the engineer says.