Otto Gustav Carlsund

Improve Government With Algorithms - Without Politicians

The most abused cliche in politics is the concept of 'change,' yet a young movement among academics and techno-scientists seeks to overhaul the current system with a computerized, politician-minimal alternative. Algorithmic governance is a radical, digital reimagining of government centred on computerized processes. Algorithms -- which already have many applications like sorting incoming emails and controlling traffic lights -- would be unified to create a governing network. Algorithmic government may sound far-fetched, but it is already happening in smaller, more localized ways.

Ford Motor Co. Fights Ford Nation

Rob Ford merchandise is becoming a big business. There are Rob Ford bobbleheads, some of which are now selling for upwards of $300 on eBay, Rob Ford burgers and hot dogs, and of course, Rob Ford t-shi...