In this issue let’s take a look at the platform pol.is and the growing role it is playing in changing politics and legitimizing the use of digital tools for democracy.
What if democracy was translated from an idealized metaphor into a technical tool that made voting and decision making easier? That is the hope of democracy.earth, an organization, philosophy, and suite of (blockchain based) software.
Automation as a concept can be applied to just about anything. As software plays a growing role in how we organize ourselves, and automated communication increases in sophistication and nuance, the opportunity arises for the automated organization.