Glass Nations, Glass People
Complex physical and societal infrastructures in democratic societies are becoming increasingly vulnerable. While physical infrastructure works to support the population, its design criteria is inherently a result of social planning processes. As advanced and powerful technologies rapidly diffuse, operating these tools often requires minimal resources and/or technical expertise.
This publication is part of a ten-part Institute for Security and Technology (formerly Tech4GS) and Center for a New American Security (CNAS) commentary series from Tech4GS’ M. Nina Miller, Alexa Wehsener, and Vera Zakem as we dive into digital trends likely to impact democracy in the next decade. To learn more about this project, visit our Future Digital Threats to Democracy page.download pdf