Data visualization by Alexandra Muresan | Source: WDPV Datasets







Beta Government. Policy makers apply the 'agile software development model' to policy. Prototypes, pilots, trials, etc. 2020-2030Government.io

Triple Sector State. Government, business, citizens collaborate to shape the state. Triple Sector Democracy. Citizens work at solving problems through social, mobile and cloud tech, e.g. micro-tasking, peer-to-peer models. 2020-2030, 2030Triple Bottom Line

Demarchy: rulers are randomly chosen from a pool of selected decision-makers. Term coined by philosopher John Burnheim 2050Collaborative governance

Noocracy: government of the wise, global brain, 'syntellect', hive-mind. Stems from Plato's 'government of the wise' concept. Popularised by Vladimir Vernadsky. 2050Citizen-consumers

Cloud States. Extra-territorial initiatives, cross-border connectivity. State boundaries blurred & dissolve as interaction, debate and creation spans borders. 2050Cloud States

Preemptive Government. Data used to generate predictive models for government. Resources shifted from reaction to prevention. 2030Data-driven policy

Cyberocracy: emphasises symbolic, cultural, psychological aspects of policymaking. Information unbound, unchannelled. Eventually leads to AI civil service, or even AI head of state. 2050Data-driven policy

Gerontocracy: The ageing population wields all the power, the young live as outsiders. 2050Aging population

Seasteading: autonomous modular city states floating on oceans. Beyond 2050Megacities

Reputation Economy. Ebay style ratings of workers & employers creates a technology-mediated marketplace where reputation is the singular currency. 2050Sharing economy

Futarchy: policies tied up with market speculation. When the market estimate of welfare is higher for adopting a policy than for not adopting a policy, that proposal becomes law. 2050Post-GDP

Re-learning Economy. National competitiveness relies on ability to continually retrain workers to keep up with changing environment & technologies. 2030Patchwork careers

Government.io Triple Bottom Line Collaborative governance Citizen-consumers Cloud States Data-driven policy Data Transparency Digital Privacy Digital divide Consumerised public services Self service public services Borderless public service markets Innovative Pricing Models Global migration Aging population Population decline in west Population growth in east Socio-economic status of women Megacities Smart Cities Arcology Sharing Economy Driveless Vehicles Flying Cars Unmanned aerial vehicles Infrastructure bottlenecks Hyperloop Post-GDP Patchwork careers The talent gap Income inequalisation Open Banking Digital currencies Wealth movement west to east Industrial Sector changes Innovating to zero Patient Capitalism 3D printing Digital security Corruption reduction Cyber-warfare Social Media 5G Cellular networks Blockchain Internet of Things Geographic Information Systems Open Data Platforms Regulated Technologies Commercial AI Machine Learning Computer / machine vision Machine Reading & comprehension Natural Language processing Advanced Robotics Smart Sustainable Energy Climate Legislation Declining natural resources Molecular Agriculture Climate engineering

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PART 1 "THE FUTURE OF GOVERNMENT":
This is the main part of the visualization. It is a visualisation of 59 topics and the predictions on how they will evolve in future. It is ment to be read bottom - up, as buttom is "now" while "top" is further in time, beyond 2050. Colors are selected so that the intesity emphasizes the evolution in time while hues are used to highlight topics or general categories. I've then used this color selection for the other parts of the visualization too.

THE SECOND PART: POSSIBLE NEW TYPES OF GOVERNANCE
Shows some new concepts that appear in the main visualization.

THE THIRD PART: THE BUZZ IN PRESENT
Shows the size and weight of text according to Google Index.

THE LAST PART: THE TRENDS OF FUTURE GOVERNMENT
Shows the texts according to the ideea they share in common even if they come from different categories.