Digital India Needs Digital MP

The parliament of South Africa is currently exploring the possibilities of using a chatbot to help their MPs. The inter-parliamentary union states that this chatbot is expected to assist decision-makers in determining the status of bills, resolutions, queries, and more. These bots would also address queries such as, “Where is the meeting location?” or “Has my trip been approved yet?”

To Fix Tech, Democracy Needs to Grow Up

…” Calls to “democratize technology” ring hollow when both systems seem to be failing. The key is realizing that democracy is not yet in its final form.

…”As we deal with everything from surveillance to space travel, we desperately need ways to collectively negotiate complex value trade-offs with global consequences, and ways to share in their benefits.