To document the work on our new reserach project on interoperability Alek has started a bi-weekly newsletter: The interoperability. In the first edition he reflects on policymaking as a form of worldbuilding. I particularly like this passage:
Policymaking, the crafting of reality through strategic documents, is in this context a deeply humanistic thing. If you try to build worlds with policies, there’s a high chance you believe that social norms and contracts, and democratic oversight, can trump technologies.
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