With your Manifesto for Digital Democracy, you are advocating direct democracy, a typical characteristic of Switzerland. What potential do you think digitalization has in this respect?
Many of our democratic processes came about in a world where the mail coach was the fastest means of transferring information. Nowadays, everything happens much faster, and we need to learn how we can use this better to strengthen our democracy. For this is one of the main factors guaranteeing our prosperity.
When you want to encourage Business Angels to invest in ICT in Zurich, where do you take them first?
To the University of Zurich Tower. From here, you can see the city with its innovation centers, its history, and its quality of living, and you can feel the closeness to the buzzing everyday life at the universities.
Where in Zurich and region would you treat yourself to a day of “digital detox”? Without your mobile phone, PC, tablet – just yourself!
By, on, and around the lake. The lake and the surrounding region offer countless possibilities to relax surrounded by nature, to settle down with a good book, or to spend time with friends and family.