It seems what is being proposed would be an app or possible a core feature. In a prior thread it was pointed out that for forums there were already people working on such systems but I am wondering about a more active role for such systems and using them as the heart of distributed automated cooperatives as an anonymous real time decision system.
Very roughly I’d envision small organizations of possible 100 people and within them groups of 10 to 12 people that use real time decision tree software to make decisions. Crucially there is the need to strip away the cult of personality and ego. I see real time free flowing areas that look like chat rooms but no id given (not even pseudonyms or numbers or letters to track comments by various posters) attached to comments and no credit taking or self-referencing or referencing others allowed in the bodies of comments. This might make conversations a little harder to track but it should be well worth it as there will always be plausible deniability so that true things that need to can be said get said or ventured and people don’t waist time trying to vindicate dead ends or getting caught up in embarrassment. The credit mongering will be barred. It will be strength of idea not strength of personality.
Past decisions could be reopened for change at any time by anyone but would go through the vote process again to reopen and to change. If someone started with the self -referencing or trying the expose the identity of themselves or the identity of other’s making comments then other members could flag the anonymous post and and with sufficient votes that person would be locked out of decision making for a period of time and the comment removed from the record.
These might be phone driven texting systems, kind of crude but it could evolve from there. Maybe some of the limits and decorum for structure could be taken from social media like Twitter’s more limited input chunks.
In these digital automated cooperatives, no one is telling anyone else what to do. It’s negotiated and it’s all voluntary. If people start slaking or have periods where they can’t contribute as much, don’t sweat it, it’s inevitable. There will always be some that don’t perform as well. That is the nature of things, don’t resent it, you keep the people you can live with and when you take them it in it’s a commitment to their wellbeing and yours.
There would be a process for removal and it would follow the objective process above laying out the behavior and the prohibitions and the remedies and the ineffectiveness and how the behavior compromised held values and at the end of a chain on such an inquiry an identity and a resolution could come forth, but that would possibly be the sole exception and even then for consistency using an actual identity in the forum could be avoided.