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Aral Balkan is founder and lead designer of — the independent technology initiative. He works on creating independent technologies that protect individual freedoms, human rights, and democracy.

To learn more about him and his work, watch his RSA talk, Free is a Lie, and the longer version, I, Simulation that he initially presented as this year’s Huxley debate at the British Science Festival.

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