This very interesting development is reported by Adam Zewe in Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science:
Images of violent rioters storming the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection serve as visceral reminders that democracy, and the systems that underpin it, are fragile.
When designing and improving those democratic systems, officials typically draw from the deep wells of public policy and law, but could a technical perspective yield more robust democratic systems?
That question is at the center of a new course at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Kennedy School, Optimized Democracy (CS 238 + DPI 612), taught by Ariel Procaccia, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science.
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