Digital politics AI, big data and the future of democracy

August 22, 2019

For billions of people, the digital transformation has brought enormous benefits and convenience. Yet, policymakers and market participants will likely only be able to understand the full economic and political implications in hindsight. This is a major challenge when it comes to addressing the risks and opportunities of technology for democratic institutions and processes. Digital technology can be used in the service of liberal or authoritarian societies, strengthening both government accountability and repressive capabilities. It has led to unprecedented access to and exchange of information, and it has amplified the spread of misinformation, echo chambers and propaganda, thereby possibly contributing to rising populism and the polarization of democratic societies.

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At Canonical we develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular free operating system, with help from a passionate and talented global community of 200,000 people. Ubuntu is an African word that means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity of the community in driving Ubuntu's development, and the open source model that’s delivered it to millions of users around the world.

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whitePaper | September 29, 2021

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whitePaper | August 9, 2020

The payments industry is going through a period of massive disruption. Consumers increasingly expect a fast, easy payment process, coupled with immediate, uninterrupted access to account information and services.

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whitePaper | April 16, 2020

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Canonical Ltd.

At Canonical we develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular free operating system, with help from a passionate and talented global community of 200,000 people. Ubuntu is an African word that means 'humanity to others'. We chose it because it embodies the generosity of the community in driving Ubuntu's development, and the open source model that’s delivered it to millions of users around the world.

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