First, we were inspired. It'll blow your mind.

The video clearly illustrates a path forward from the pit of anger and division that currently overtakes our nation.

Full video available on TED.com here >>

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world.


How it works

The idea is simple, adhere to these five principles when engaging in conversation with anyone of an opposing side.

  • Don't assume bad intent.
  • Ask questions, and engage. We can't have good conversation without understanding where the other is coming from.
  • Stay Calm. Don't escalate, always de-escalate with a funny joke or book recommendation.
  • Always return to verified, 3rd party facts. Make the argument. Educate others.

We are building chatbots that are programmed with these principals at the core of their conversational AI.

We can deploy these chatbots at scale on forums and social media, to interact with real people of extremist views. With our automated scale, and real conversation, we can impactfully reverse the harm and political divide our nation is currently facing.


Sponsors and partners. We can't do it alone.

We are actively looking for new sponsors and partnerships. Contact us if interested.


Open Source. Help us build and solve this crisis.

We are actively looking for new developers and support staff. Contact us if interested.


Click to contribute to our github repo


Who we are. Meet the founders.

Democracy Chat started as a hackaton project by the data science team at Knowledge.vc

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Sebastian Soler

Sebastian is Founder & CEO of Knowledge.vc. He is a serial entrepreneur that loves to solve problems with technology.

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Sebastian Orozco

Sebastian works on sales and marketing at Knowlege.vc. Previously, he built an education accessibility app for teachers.

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You?

We are looking to scale our operations with technical support.

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