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. Teens, tech and mental health: Oxford study finds no link (BBC News)
  2. All kinds of new technology are being used to monitor the natural world (The Economist)
  3. As Covid deepens inequality, questions rise on whether technology can narrow the gap (CNBC)
  4. China’s Huawei aims to reach driverless car technology in 2025 (Reuters)
  5. What teachers can learn from new technology in the classroom (World Economic Forum)
  6. Portable technology offers boost for nuclear security, arms control (MIT News)
  7. Investors call for ethical approach to facial recognition technology (Reuters)
  8. Apple’s new health features bring new focus to elder care technology (The Verge)
  9. China denounces US Senate’s $250bn move to boost tech and manufacturing (The Guardian)
  10. Technology Fills the Gap as Jobs Lag GDP (Wall Street Journal)

Some Light Reading- The Presentation of the Self in Everyday Life (Erving Goffman)

Interested in public and digital diplomacy? Be sure to join our Second Early Career Scholars Debate which asks- hasthe advent of StratComm removed the ‘Public’ from ‘Public Diplomacy’?

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