In a word, no. Technology alone cannot save us from the decisions we make collectively. However, if we choose to embrace Democracy, technology can be a great tool in updating this form of government to fit the 21st century. Check out this video above...
You should also be aware that there is a significant push back against Democracy in the US based around racial identify politics. Read these three stories.
Political "Centrists" in the US are most hostile to Democracy, not extremists.
White Americans would give up Democracy if it means preserving the current caste system
Racial resentment is behind the dismantling of basic social services
The US seems to be holding onto the idea of Democracy by a thread, but perhaps new technological developments can update Democracy to fit the new world.
Chet W. Sisk is an author and one of the world's leading Social Futurists. He is also expert on the current world paradigm shift. Find out more about him and the LEAD Global Team at www.leadtheshift.com or you can write him directly at email@example.com