Science and tech expert George Zarkadakis presents an indispensable guide to making liberal democracies more inclusive, and the digital economy more equitable in the coming Fourth Industrial Revolution.
FOREWORD BY DON TAPSCOTT ix
1 DEMOCRACY VERSUS LIBERALISM 1
2 MACHINES THAT THINK 13
3 A WORLD WITHOUT WORK 21
4 MACHINES AT THE HELM 39
5 A NEW WORLD ORDER 53
6 CITIZEN ASSEMBLIES 67
7 AI FOR GOOD 85
8 THE WEB OF EVERYTHING 101
9 DEMOCRATIZING THE AI ECONOMY 117
10 SCALING A POLIS 133
EPILOGUE: USING CYBER REPUBLIC 143
George Zarkadakis leads the Future of Work consulting practice at Willis Towers Watson, a global risk management consulting firm. The author of In Our Own Image- The History and Future of Artificial Intelligence and other books, he has written extensively on science and technology for publications including Aeon and Wired.
"A worthy study in politics, technology, and the possibilities of
remaking democracy in order to save it."
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