Our present pattern of democracy was invented in the days of the horse and cart, and perfected during the steam age. Can it serve postmodern society in the twenty-first century? What will the next model of democracy be? How can it be deduced from trends of change in many areas of human activity, caused by the use of artifacts of cyber-civilization? Cyberdemocracy: Change of Democratic Paradigm in the 21st Century is dedicated to answering these questions, and invites the reader on an intellectual journey far ahead, with the rear-view mirror of history engaged.
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Andrzej Kaczmarczyk, Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, has done extensive research in the field of applied cybernetics—automation, robotics, and informatics. He is the author of Technology Around You, Industrial Robots of Eighties, and co-author of Elements of Modern Technology and Robots, and Factory of the Future. He has been engaged in forecasting work, as well as in popularization of science and technology in Poland. For years he has cultivated great interest in the use of technology for the development of democracy. He collaborated with the Initiative & Referendum Institute Europe and with the CyberVote project. Dr. Kaczmarczyk is currently with the Institute of Mathematical Machines, Warsaw, and his research interests are in computer modeling and simulation.
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