Social credit system as a large-scale project for building a harmonious society in the digital age

- Калініна, Л.М. (orcid.org/0000-0003-0534-6089) and Малюга, М.М. (orcid.org/0000-0003-2054-7444) (2019) Social credit system as a large-scale project for building a harmonious society in the digital age Ukrainian Pedagogical Journal, 4. pp. 53-18. ISSN 2411-1317

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Abstract

The article highlights the multidisciplinary problem of an innovative invention - the system of social credit and its implementation, as a large-scale experiment of real human life in a digital society. It is emphasized that the Government Program of China - SCS system and its implementation is the most discussed issue in the world media and the web, which can quickly change not only the form of government in the country to digital dictatorship, but also the life of all countries in the global dimension. The innovativeness of the system for such spheres of human activity in the digital age as technical and technological sphere, socio-cultural, scientific sphere, information, management, service sphere, educational, artificial intelligence has been proved. A systematic analysis reveals the nature, architecture, and specificity of the Social Credit System (SCS) as the basis for a new state social reform in the People's Republic of China, implemented since 2010 in a pilot regime of 30 cities in China under the leadership of the Communist Party. The social credit system is built on the key cultural foundations of Ancient China - monism (cult of ancestors), Confucianism and Maoism, paradigm of artificial intelligence and globalization, concept of augmented reality, innovative technologies and technical inventions, methodology of rational combination of rigid and soft approach systems in their syncretism. The reasons for the emergence of such a system are considered in China and the ideal of Confucianism is presented. It is emphasized that no state in the world has demonstrated analogues of such Management Information Systems (MIS) and the scale of implementation of social experiment in the perspective of the "Reality - Virtuality coontunuum" through the lens of building a harmonious society, augmented reality. The features of the system functioning, principles of its operation and purpose for determining the individual rating of citizens are considered. The purpose of the system of social credit, designed to digitally determine the degree of trust, integrity, security and honesty, both citizens and legal entities. The problem of ethics of using personal data in the social credit system in the context of their benefits and risks for the individual is raised. Keywords: virtual passport; social credit system; social rating; trust system; digital identification system; digital control; digital dictatorship; socially acceptable behavior; society of "closed mouths".

Item Type: Article
Keywords: social credit system; social rating system or trust; evaluation system; socially acceptable behavior; digital identification system; recognition system; a virtual passport; digital control; digital dictatorship; the society of "cold lips"; digital society
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 314/316 Society
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 316 Соціологія
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 32 Politics
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 35 Public administration. Government.
Divisions: Institute of Pedagogics > Economics and Management of the Comprehensive Secondary Education Department
Depositing User: професор Людмила Миколаївна Калініна
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2020 15:52
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2020 15:52
URI: http://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/719088

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