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David Ernst & Cy Ray Interviewed on Liquid Democracy

6/8/2019
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David Ernst & Cy Ray are building Liquid Democracy which is a 21st century rethinking of Democratic Representation.

Duration:01:03:45

Jon Barnes: Democracy Squared - A Digital Revolution that's about to Democratise Democracy

5/27/2019
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Jon Barnes is a thinker and tinkerer, exploring alternatives to complex topics like education, work, democracy both in theory and through experimenting in my personal life. Learn more about his podcasts, talks and books via his website: http://jonbarnes.me/ On November 8, 2016, the night Donald Trump was elected President of The United States, John published his first book: "Democracy Squared", proposing ways to create a deeper and more distributed form of democracy supported by...

Duration:01:28:24

All About Liquid US, Privacy, and Security

5/27/2019
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A lengthy explanation detailing our security and privacy practices, including an explanation of our proof of vote system.

Duration:01:16:55

Sara Wolk: STAR Voting Explained

5/22/2019
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Our current system: Currently elected county offices are filled using a "top two jungle primary" system involving a primary election in the spring and a general election in November. The election is non-partisan and no party labels show up on the ballot, so Democrats might be running against Democrats and Republicans running against Republicans. If a candidate gets a majority in the primary (50%+1 of the votes), that is the only candidate who appears on the November ballot -- even though...

Duration:00:54:56

Jim Jonas: How National Nonpartisan Reformers are Rebuilding Representative Democracy

5/22/2019
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For more than 25 years, Jim Jonas has helped craft strategic, award-winning communication campaigns and projects for high-profile corporate, public affairs and political clients. He's been a pioneer in independent political reform efforts including co-founding Unity '08 and managing Greg Orman's US Senate campaign in 2014. Jim got his start in politics managing winning congressional campaigns in his native North Carolina before joining Ailes Communications as a writer and producer of...

Duration:00:55:02

Hélène Landemore: Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the 21st Century

5/22/2019
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Hélène Landemore is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include democratic theory, political epistemology, theories of justice, the philosophy of social sciences (particularly economics), constitutional processes and theories, and workplace democracy. Her first book (in French) Hume. Probabilité et Choix Raisonnable (PUF: 2004) was a philosophical investigation of David Hume’s theory of decision-making. Her second book (in...

Duration:00:52:39

Carl Miller: The Future of Democracy in the Digital Era

5/22/2019
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Carl is the Research Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos. Miller's research investigates the pitfalls and promises of the digital age. His interests include politics and technology, cybercrime, war, journalism, the rise of the hackers, the threat of hate speech, the effects of automation and how social and political power is changing. This includes: He researches and writes widely on these issues, including for Wired, New Scientist, the Sunday Times, the...

Duration:01:04:42

Aaron Hamlin: The Science of Approval Voting

5/22/2019
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"Say there’s an independent or a third party candidate that you really like, but you’re looking at them and you think: ‘God, this person is never going to win, what I should really be doing is looking just among the major parties, and choosing a lesser of two evils.’ With approval voting, you don’t have to do that; you can have your cake and eat it too." -Aaron Hamlin Aaron focuses on technically-oriented, under-recognized social causes that offer ultra-high impact. He's the executive...

Duration:00:37:14

Sam Wang: Using Mathematics to Fix Gerrymandered Districts

5/12/2019
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The Princeton Gerrymandering Project bridges the gap between mathematics and the law to achieve fair representation through redistricting reform. Sam Wang has been a member of the Princeton faculty since 2000. He holds a B.S. in physics from the California Institute of Technology (1986) and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Stanford University School of Medicine (1993). A central feature of his laboratory research is the use and development of statistical tools for dealing with large,...

Duration:00:45:07

Santiago Siri: The Need for Decentralized Governance

5/11/2019
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Santiago Siri is the founder of Democracy Earth Foundation, a Y Combinator backed non-profit building incorruptible digital governance technology; and Partido de la Red (Peers Party), first digital political party that ran for elections with candidates committed to people's will online. Partner of Bitex.la, leading bitcoin exchange in South America. Member of the World Economic Forum since 2012. Author of "Hacktivismo",​ published in 2015 by Random House.

Duration:00:45:13

How Can I Support Liquid US and Promote Liquid Democracy?

5/11/2019
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Learn more at https://liquid.us www.LiquidFuture.org

Duration:00:21:46

Nathan Altman: Reflections with a Liquid Democratic Candidate for US Senate

4/11/2019
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As a 30-year-old Indiana native, Nathan Altman has built a career on being an artist, maker and adventurer. When you see him in the community he’ll likely blend in with the hard-working people across our state, wearing a t-shirt and jeans—and the occasional layer of saw dust when he’s not in the office. Born and raised in Carmel, Indiana, Nathan grew up like many Indiana boys—playing and watching sports, getting his hands dirty building projects out in the barn, and spending a lot of time...

Duration:01:38:43

Andrew Keen: How to Fix Democracy and Problems with Internet Culture

4/11/2019
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Andrew Keen is one of the world's best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He is the author of four books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo, international hit The Internet Is Not The Answer, and his latest book How To Fix The Future. Published in February 2018, How to Fix the Future has been called "[a] bracing book" by Walter Isaacson and "the most significant work so far in an emerging body of literature…in which technology's smartest thinkers are raising...

Duration:00:34:58

Amber McReynolds: How I Modernized Denver's Electoral System and Broke Voter Turnout Records

4/10/2019
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Amber McReynolds is the Executive Director for the National Vote At Home Institute and Coalition and is the former Director of Elections for the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Amber is an experienced election professional and is nationally recognized as an innovator and has proven that designing pro-voter policies, voter-centric processes, and implementing technical innovations will improve the voting experience. Under her leadership, Denver Elections earned national and...

Duration:00:42:00

Democracy 2.0's Bugs

3/7/2019
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The third episode of our new podcast, Liquid Future. This episode contains an explanation of Democracy 2.0's "bugs", in other words, the major issues with our current political system, and how liquid solves them. Now available for US Congress. Join us. https://liquid.us Thanks to OHD for allowing us to use his track, "Priorities".

Duration:00:57:06

Nick Troiano: How to End Partisanship and Polarization in US Politics

2/23/2019
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Nick Troiano has been involved in the political reform movement for over a decade, including running for U.S. Congress in 2014 as an independent candidate. Nick previously ran a bipartisan fiscal reform advocacy organization called The Can Kicks Back. In 2016, he was named to the "Forbes 30 Under 30" for Law & Policy. He is from Milford, Pennsylvania and graduated from Georgetown University with a Master’s Degree in American...

Duration:00:34:37

Welcome to Liquid Future: A Liquid Democratic Experiment

2/22/2019
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The first episode of our new podcast, Liquid Future. This episode contains a full explanation and visual demonstration of how liquid democracy works. Now available for US Congress. Join us. https://www.liquid.us Thanks to OHD for allowing us to use his track, "Priorities".

Duration:00:32:07

Zero Knowledge Proofs - Davos 2019

2/11/2019
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In cryptography, a zero-knowledge proof or zero-knowledge protocol is a method by which one party (the prover) can prove to another party (the verifier) that they know a value x, without conveying any information apart from the fact that they know the value x. The essence of zero-knowledge proofs is that it is trivial to prove that one possesses knowledge of certain information by simply revealing it; the challenge is to prove such possession without revealing the information itself or any...

Duration:00:52:20

What is Liquid Democracy?

2/10/2019
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Stan Stalnaker of Hub Culture interviews David Ernst, the Founder and CEO of Liquid US.

Duration:00:07:06

Liquid US in Three Phases

1/15/2019
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A conversation between the host of the Saga Youtube channel and David Ernst, founder of Liquid US, on how to get liquid democracy started in the US. The video was originally uploaded by Saga, so thanks to them for originally producing the content. The conversation is generally about why America's existing political institutions are outdated, how liquid democracy works, and the strategy Liquid US is using to make it a reality. Part 3: Liquid US in Three Phases - What's phase one (liquid...

Duration:00:18:00