Your Government Needs Updating

Beth Simone Noveck, professor in the Department of Technology, Culture and Society and director of The GovLab at NYU Tandon, at 08:10.

The business of government has remained cautiously analogue as our lives have digitized, and perhaps there are good enough reasons for that. Nonetheless, a new generation of digital democrats is afoot, with plans to infuse legislatures everywhere with technological upgrades. If they succeed, governments of the future will be more open, more evidence-based, more data-rich and more responsive than ever before. … We filter the issues with Beth Noveck, Director of the Governance Lab.

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