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- Afghan women hit back at Taliban with #DoNotTouchMyClothes campaign (BBC News)Game changer: The first Olympic games in the cloud (MIT Technology Review)China’s Technology Workers Get Unions (Voice of America)The next chapter... Continue Reading →

In the age of Covid19, are Pharma companies diplomatic actors? A Twitter Analysis

Are tech giants diplomatic actors? This question has occupied scholars and commentators for several years. Some have argued that social media companies have obtained a form of digital statehood. Facebook, for instance, displays many trappings of a state including a citizenry, a currency and a diplomatic branch charged with managing relations with offline states. Others... Continue Reading →

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- Why you should be more concerned about internet shutdowns (MIT Technology Review)Australia’s move to share defence technology with US fans concerns over weapons’ ultimate use (The Guardian)China has become a laboratory... Continue Reading →

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- WHO says Covid misinformation is a major factor driving pandemic around the world (CNBC)Can Technology Help Weed Out Disinformation Online? (Gov Technology)How can Singapore partner big tech to fight fake news?... Continue Reading →

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- Israeli Army Employs Popular Blogger for Psyops on Social Media (Haaretz Newspaper)Taliban's Afghanistan takeover presents fresh challenge for social media companies (Reuters)Deepfakes Are Now Making Business Pitches (Wired)How a Technology Revolution... Continue Reading →

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- DOD awards $1B contract to Peraton to counter misinformation (FedScoop)Russian Hypersonic Technology Expert Accused of High Treason (Militray.com)CCTV watchdog criticises Hikvision Uyghur response (BBC News)The UN climate report pins hopes on... Continue Reading →

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