Monday’s #MustRead 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- Xi’s Gambit: China Plans for a World Without American Technology (The New York Times) Startup using Soviet-era technology to build satellite servicing vehicle (Space News) Chinese Technology Stocks Have Fallen Harder... Continue Reading →

Social Media & Life in the Risk Society

In his book ‘Risk Society’, German Sociologist Ulrich Beck proposes a theory of reflexive modernity. Unlike other sociologists, Beck is far removed from the utopian vision of modernization as the continuous progress of industry and human thought. Namely he is concerned with the role of scientific knowledge in society. In Beck’s mind, scientific and industrial... Continue Reading →

Monday’s #MustRead 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- Auschwitz survivor, 92, takes over @Israel for Holocaust Remembrance Day (Times of Israel) Satellite boom attracts technology giants (BBC News)A network of Twitter bots has attacked the Belgian government's Huawei 5G... Continue Reading →

Monday’s #MustRead 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- Concern mounts over government cyber agency's struggle to respond to hack fallout (CNN)Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide (The New York Times)Digital Advertising Harms Society. Here’s... Continue Reading →

Monday’s #MustRead 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- How will the future remember Covid19? (The Atlantic)7 Reasons Why Silicon Valley Will Have a Tough Time With the Biden Administration (Foreign Policy)The State of AI in 2019 (The Verge)Better Than... Continue Reading →

The Banality of Soft Power

In the autumn of 1990, Joseph Nye sought to re-imagine what American power would like in the 21st century. Writing near the end of the Cold War, Nye offered scholars and policy makers a new conceptual framework through which they could understand power dynamics in a changing world. The Cold War would soon be over,... Continue Reading →

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