The Room That Was A Brain [repeat]
The plan: to connect Chile through a network. Like the internet. But in 1971.
Half-century ago, Salvador Allende’s socialist government developed a technology that connected the Chilean economy in real time and distributed power among its workers. What happened with Cybersyn — that proto Latin American internet?
NOTE: This version of the episode published in 2019 includes a brief update in the end.
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