This is what "social operating system
" refers to--a sociotechnical pattern defining a new layer of reality, whose meaning is neither determined by individual interpretations nor is it the outcome of digital technologies.
In this follow-up to his book, Philosophy of the United States: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness (2004), Anderson argues that government is a "social operating system
" that governs the relationships within society, much like a computer operating system governs the parts of a computer.
To begin, the chapter focuses on the six primary systems of the brain's social operating system
: sensory awareness, social reasoning, theory of mind, affiliation and empathy, emotional states, and reward evaluation.
Can be used as a social operating system
to power other applications.