Cyber-Physical Society - iDemocracy

Gheorghe Stefan


The concept of Cyber-Physical Society (CPSo) expands the concept of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) by including aspects related to knowledge, culture and society. Embedding computation in the control of our fast evolving society means mainly to trigger self-organizing mechanisms at any level in our complex world. The way democracy is exercised must benefit explicitly from the tremendous development of the information and communication technologies (ICT). ICT has a very big impact on various aspects of our life, but is missing a coherent approach for designing the appropriate environment for the benefit of people in their struggle with a ubiquitous corrupt political class, weak state and voracious corporations. ICT supported democratic power will allow to reconsider the manifest of the other two forms of power: the elitist form and the sacred form

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