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Votorola is pioneering new communication tools in support of the public sphere. We explore what it takes to enable publics to orient their discussions toward mutual understanding and consensus; to coordinate their plans of action; to guide decisions; and together to steer society as a whole.

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[GL] Guiding a law. Detailing the guideway/system interface (σn) in the case of a legislative decision. Primary voters in the law guideway are maintaining a rough, unofficial consensus on a draft bill, currently 61 to 34. Elected legislators begin to join in the voting. A separate tally of their in-house votes (red) shows them just 2 votes short of an assured majority in the official assembly, having 10 and needing 12. (more on this diagram)
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