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A pair of software glitches stopped it from reaching the ISS during an uncrewed test flight last year, but the company hopes to try again next year.

In his statement on Tuesday, Matze acknowledged that the service’s growth had “strained” the site’s capacity and caused “some glitches and delays.”

Ironically, it's now Republicans casting around for some glitch or error that could switch more than 20,000 votes, and with them the state.

There was some confusion on social media Wednesday when a technical glitch on Edison Research’s data feed briefly showed 98 percent of the vote was counted in Arizona rather than 86 percent.

Gwinnett County, which has Georgia’s second largest population, election officials also struggled with a glitch that was tying up the processing of as many as 80,000 mail-in ballots.

The campaign said the disruption, which Facebook attributed to a technical glitch, had likely cost them over $500,000 in donations.

Facebook says the moratorium on new political ads that led to the glitch was part of its “efforts to ensure maximum transparency.”

Sometimes technical glitches at voting sites cause delays, which ripple throughout the day.

For almost any technical glitch, the former is a far more likely explanation than the latter.

At each point in the system, there is an opportunity for glitches that can slow things down, and experts say we should expect some technical difficulties on Election Day.

Technical Difficulties On Election Day Won’t Mean Democracy Is OverKaleigh Rogers (kaleigh.rogers@fivethirtyeight.com)October 27, 2020FiveThirtyEight
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