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Anthony Thigpenn: “The other thing that we’ve just begun to experiment is with using personal digital assistants to actually do the voter work. And so we did an experiment in our last election cycle and it worked great. You can download the actual precinct list into the digital assistant so people can use it to color-code and then you really don’t need to barcode it because you put it in the little cradle, upload, and instantaneously, at the end of a walk, we have all the information we need of the results of a person’s efforts. So that’s really different than taking two hours to barcode something in. It’s just really neat. The challenge is obviously we are now at a scale where we sometimes have three hundred, four hundred, five hundred, six hundred walkers and so that’s prohibitive to be able to have that many personal digital assistants so we just can’t afford them. But that would allow experimentation at a new level of using technology in a very efficient way.”