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. Privacy fears as Moscow metro rolls out facial recognition pay system (The Guardian)
  2. Danish White Paper: Towards a better social contract with big tech (Danish MFA)
  3. Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem (Wired)
  4. British firm claims quantum-computing breakthrough (BBC News)
  5. Regulation takes time but it’s coming for Facebook, says Israeli law expert (Times of Israel)
  6. Technology, policing and racial bias (Axios)
  7. ‘Technology to automatically scan all iPhones threatens democracy’, researchers warn (Sky News)
  8. Two new books explore the impact of accelerating technology (The Economist)
  9. AUKUS essentially a ‘defence industry and technology information sharing arrangement’ (Sky News)
  10. Instagram Struggles With Fears of Losing Its ‘Pipeline’: Young Users (The New York Times)

Some light reading- Liquid Modernity, by Zygmunt Bauman

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