Today’s media outrage at the state of Florida centers around how some counties in the state are using Eventbrite to schedule appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations:

It’s a real “gut-punch” they say:

But why would this be any different if it were a state website?

And isn’t it a good thing that these counties are using technology that, you know, already works at scale?

And, surprise! The Eventbrite process actually works:

Click here to see for yourself:

Now, let’s compare Eventbrite to a county-run website, shall we?

Still waiting. . .

. . .there are some bugs to work out:

But we’ll note that seniors need to be aware of Eventbrite scams:


Tags: COVID-19