The technocratic dilemma: democracy under the rule of technologists
The Index Pro
At the core - the foundational heart - of democracy lies equal representation and participation for all citizens. Technology can democratize access to information and opportunities, but we know that it can also exacerbate power disparities; we are seeing the consolidation of control within a small technocratic elite, and regardless of one individual's political opinions, that weighted power balance cannot be a healthy development.
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to Joan’s Index to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.