What we do
We are building a global community of people who are working together to create a new politics.
We create politech (political technology) to exponentially improve politics worldwide.
We inform people about the impact of technological advancements on politics, society, and the global economy.
We are creating a new political philosophy which is rooted in the realities of our world today.
The fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally reshaping the way we live, work, and play. Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, mobile technologies, the Internet of Things, mixed reality, and cyber-physical systems are all changing our homes, economies, and societies. We are a non-partisan and independent global community of people working together to create a new politics in the context of this fourth industrial revolution.
Brie Rogers Lowery
Daniel Fernández Castro
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Date and Time Sat, Jul 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – Sun, Jul 23, 2017, 6:00 PM BST Location Newspeak House, 133 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG Description This summer, The Fourth Group will host a Politician AI Hackathon to see how we can automate tasks politicians are expected to do. These tasks include: Understanding voters’ Read more about Politician AI Hackathon[…]
“Can we replace politicians with machines?” That’s the question our founder discussed in this TEDx Talk which you can watch here: Here are a few reasons behind the talk: 1. To bring the issue of automation directly to policy-makers 2. To open up a debate about the value and role of politicians in the digital Read more about Can We Replace Politicians With Machines? TEDx Talk[…]
Over the last few months, we have grown to become a global community with reach in every continent. In order to keep us together and aligned towards common goals, we have listed community values which have been intrinsic to our activity and vision. These values are by no means set in stone, and as we Read more about Our Community Values[…]
Amidst political turmoil around the world, changes in the power balance between East and West, and the rise of nationalism; the issues of war, famine, climate change and poverty persist. The existing global governance structures that dominate were established in the 20th century, at a time when the world was very different. There is no Read more about Reimagining a new political framework for global cooperation[…]
Dear The Fourth Group, Creating a new politics in the context of the fourth industrial revolution is no easy task. However, with the right people we believe it is not only possible, but achievable. Today we would like to introduce you to the team that has been working to drive our efforts since we were Read more about Introducing The Fourth Group team[…]
2016 was monumental. 2017 will be bigger. In response, we are creating a new politics, together. This year is shaping up to be yet another significant year in global politics: The fourth industrial revolution continues to impact our economies and societies, the UN has a new General Secretary, Britain continues its Brexit negotiations, the US will Read more about Our plans for 2017[…]
We all know it. 2016 has been a year of political earthquakes that upended the status quo. Change has happened. Amidst all this change, a small group of people — us — came together to create a new politics in the context of the fourth industrial revolution. In six months we have built a growing community of over 1,000 Read more about What a year[…]
Here are links to six articles detailing the link between technologies of the fourth industrial revolution and the 2016 US Presidential election. Enjoy! Dear Donald Trump: Do Not Fear the Future of Work 4 Ways Technology Has Impacted Presidential Elections How technology ruined politics (and vice versa) Is America Ready for the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’? Read more about 6 articles about the impact of tech on the US election[…]
Our world is changing. We are now at the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution, a new stage of global progress driven by exponential technological advancements. The revolution is shifting the way we live, work, and play. It is expanding our understanding of what is possible. Artificial intelligence, mobile technologies, big data, the Internet of Read more about Why do we want to create a new politics?[…]