Monday’s Must Read List

Each week, I publish a list of interesting articles, essays and reports that may be of interest to the digital diplomacy community. This week-

  1. Diplomacy has changed more than most professions during the pandemic (The Economist)
  2. G7 Digital and Technology Ministerial Declaration (
  3. How France’s data scientists are upstaging its administration (The Economist)
  4. A Look at Covid-19 Vaccine ‘Passports,’ Passes and Apps Around the Globe (The New York Times)
  5. Trump in the Rearview Mirror: How to Better Regulate Violence-Inciting Content Online (Social Science Research Council)
  6. Artificial Intelligence in Local Government: Enabling Artificial Intelligence for Good Governance in UK Local Authorities (Oxford Commission on AI & Good Governance)
  7. Flaws in AI-powered emotion recognition (The University of Cambridge)
  8. Earth Day 2021: Technology Innovation Can Restore Our Planet (Forbes)
  9. Reuters finally decides to charge you for its online news stories with a paywall (The Verge)
  10. Sputnik Tweets Its Way to Legitimacy (Global Policy)

Some light reading- Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, by Michel Foucault

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