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July 21, 1991

COMPUTERS HAVE PROBLEM WITH SEX

By CBR Staff Writer

Never would have happened back in the days (like last year) when they had low-tech people doing the job – a youthful correspondent to the Daily Telegraph – one Gareth Moore (16), highlights the purblind stupidity of computers: Upon receiving my first passport this morning I was less than amused to discover that my sex was incorrectly stated as female, he writes – This was despite a photograph, birth certificate, male first name, and ‘the latest computer technology’ as an accompanying leaflet proclaimed.

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