Yeah, to me, democracy is a type of technology. It’s applied social science, applied political science, and so, to me, democracy is not about just providing three bits of information every four years per person—it’s called voting, by the way—but also day-to-day democracy, including the e-petition I just mentioned, but also the sandbox application for innovative technologies, also Presidential Hackathon, also Participatory budgets. There are a myriad of ways of participating in a day-to-day fashion and setting the agenda of public discourse. And also, of course, we’re in Taiwan, so also the national-level referenda, that is also very popular here.

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