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. Britain to carry out ‘offensive’ cyber attacks from new £5bn digital warfare centre (The Telegraph)
  2. Israeli researchers bypass facial recognition using AI-generated makeup patterns (Times of Israel)
  3. Facebook Struggles to Quell Uproar Over Instagram’s Effect on Teens (The New York Times)
  4. Are AI ethics teams doomed to be a facade? Women who pioneered them weigh in (VentrueBeat)
  5. Digital Addictions Are Drowning Us in Dopamine (The Wall-Street Journal)
  6. Citing human rights risks, UN calls for ban on certain AI tech until safeguards are set up (ABC news)
  7. YouTube expands COVID move to block all anti-vaccine content (Al-Jazeera)
  8. Amazon announces Astro the home robot (BBC News)
  9. Women in Cyber: Securing one of the world’s top digital nations (GovInsider)
  10. The BBC’s radical new data plan takes aim at Netflix (Wired)

Some light reading- The Digitalization of Public Diplomacy, by Ilan Manor

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