It is no longer enough to automate information flows about us; the goal now is to automate us. These processes are meticulously designed to produce ignorance by circumventing individual awareness and thus eliminate any possibility of self-determination. As one data scientist explained to me, “We can engineer the context around a particular behaviour and force change that way… We are learning how to write the music, and then we let the music make them dance.”
Decidim - Participatory democracy framework, written in Ruby on Rails, originally developed for the Barcelona City government online and offline participation website.
Federalist - Publishing platform for modern, compliant government websites.
Open State Foundation - Open data for digital transparency.
FreeSociety - We are purchasing sovereignty from a government to create the world’s first Free Society.