Active Citizen – increasing political participation with Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality

Active Citizen, a CHEST Call 3 winner from Citizens Foundation (Iceland), confronts the trend observed in Europe of a decrease in political participation, by using state-of-the-art technology to make participation simple, fast and interesting. Active Citizen will take civic participation to the next level by empowering citizens with their own artificial intelligence algorithms and using a virtual reality interface. These will give citizens notifications and relevant information when they need it, for example by notifying them about opportunities to participate, helping them to research the issues at stake and connecting people with similar ideas and priorities to each other. Active Citizen meets the needs of the modern lifestyle and responds to the current democratic challenges. The project team conducted a number of user interviews and email surveys on the notifications…


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