Fake company website
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The website SMILETOVOTE.COM portrays the fictitious GovTech startup “smile to vote”, while casting a spotlight on the currently hyped IT startup culture and its delusional feasibility phantasies, which seemingly have been decoupled from ethical and moral groundings.

smile to vote® is the innovative leader of physiognomy analysis technology. smile to vote® decodes facial features and provides fascinating insights into individual political bias and electoral behavior. The software uses state of the art facial recognition as well as AI-driven pattern analysis to gage a valid picture of citizens and their political beliefs. smile to vote® opens up new paths to intelligent, individualized and efficient voting processes.

SMILETOVOTE.COM is an artefact of the artistic research project Smile to Vote – Political Physiognomy Analytics.