Debating as a Nation: a Feature of 21st Century Democracy

09/11/2020 11.30 - 11.50

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Technology has changed the way we communicate: letters have been upgraded to emails, town criers have been replaced with tweets, and not all newspapers rely on a physical printing press. So beyond the polls and surveys we have today, how can we technologically upgrade the way we represent the complex arguments, ideas, and desires of a nation? Can we also take it one step further – and enable societal-scale debate and deliberation on the complex issues that matter most? Let’s talk about the tech and tools that make it possible for a nation to communicate with itself.

Jamie Joyce
Founder & Executive DirectorThe Society Library