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Jim Dator
Lessons from Prof. Jim Dator (University of Hawaii)
Interview by
Prof. Kang, Jang Mook (Korea University)
The New Technology
And Dynamic Power:
From ‘Power-people’ to ‘People power’

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  1. 1. Lessons from Prof. Jim Dator (University of Hawaii) Interview by Prof. Kang, Jang Mook (Korea University) August 21, 2013 the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa The New Technology And Dynamic Power: From „Power-people‟ to „People power‟
  2. 2. 30 years ago, you predicted that when people using personal information device, the individual would have equal quality and quantity of information of government and people would not comply with the rule of political authority. Search is “http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/expertsurveys/2012survey/future_Big_Data_2020.xhtml?m=1”
  3. 3. SNS sometimes has a role as a Public Sphere, this influence presents distrust of representative democracy. Arab Spring is a classic example. Search is http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/10/11/the-key-to-understanding-the-arab-spring/ http://www.turkishnews.com/en/content/2012/05/05/arab-springs-model-is-turkey/
  4. 4. In the case of Egypt, they've got attention from the world, in two years, there was another bloody affair. After the Arab spring, they decayed and returned the conservative politics. Search is “http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/event/role-media-arab-spring-and-its-aftermath-special-case-egypt-219669”
  5. 5. Some reporters from Sisa Journal, visited and covered Egypt, Greece and Thailand where had huge demonstration. Citizens showed willingness not to comply with the rule of political authority, but nothing has changed. Why do you think that there is no changes? Search is “http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-other-arab-spring.html?_r=0”
  6. 6. What process is needed for the last appearance of not complying the government power? Developing technology can makes government incapacitate, so people might not be going to conform the government. The last appearance means this. Do you think this is possible? if it is, what process is needed for that? Search is http://www.powerofleo.com/2011/05/26/a-quality-mindset/leo-people-power/ “http://www.dianuke.org/letter-from-koodakulam-to-citizens-of-india/people-power-democracy-cd-2/”
  7. 7. You mentioned that in the future the national election is going to be done with online vote, so the political parties are not needed any more. Search is “http://www.amazon.com/Direct-Democracy-Worldwide-David-Altman/dp/1107001641#_”
  8. 8. If the political parties are gone, what is going to be the representative of political authority? Search is “http://depositphotos.com/9212350/stock-photo-US-Political-Parties-Sign-Democrat-Vs-Republican.html”
  9. 9. There was an actual trial for internet democracy. The example was Piratenpartei Deutschland in Germany. They tried democratic practice using internet but after all they lost their approval rating and the power as well.
  10. 10. Like Korea's candlelight rally, all over the world, there are many movements against to the limitation of representative democracy. Search is “http://ksangmin.wordpress.com/2008/12/31/beef-politics-and-candlelight-revolution/”
  11. 11. How do you expect the current democratic political system is going to be changed? Search is “http://www.cool-teacher.com/canadian_economy2203_notes.htm”
  12. 12. In the future Politic will be affected by Wisdom platform, then how can the normal people be organized? Especially the Keyword "Wisdom Platform" tells how it is changed. Before some leaderships' or influential mind's thoughts impacted on people's social networking, but Today, everything is connected by internet. So, Now, the wisdom of the normal people has weight with people as itself.
  13. 13. Designing the Platform of wisdom
  14. 14. Designing the Platform of wisdom
  15. 15. Designing the Platform of wisdom
  16. 16. How can we prove or how can we believe that normal people's wisdom is better than the choice or decision of Great Thinker's like Lincoln, Gandhi or Einstein. Search is “http://www.shoulditattoo.com/infinite-wisdom-tattoos”
  17. 17. Designing the Platform of wisdom
  18. 18. Prof. Kang, Jang-mook Email : kangjm@korea.ac.kr; mooknc@gmail.com