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[VIDEO] Traditional Diplomacy Not Doing the Job

This photo essay introduces the field of citizen diplomacy and explores the crossroad between international relations and computer science. It explains the motivation and the vision behind starting this website. Advertisements

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[VIDEO] Traditional Diplomacy Not Doing the Job

This photo essay introduces the field of citizen diplomacy and explores the crossroad between international relations and computer science. It explains the motivation and the vision behind starting this website.

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Photo of the book "The Leaderless Revolution"

Diplomat Carne Ross: an Anarchist? The Leaderless Revolution [Book Review]

A lot of old-truths/hippie-Gandhi-kind-of-stuff in an unexpected wrapping: a nice suit. Carne Ross, the author of “the Leaderless Revolution” was an insider of the political elite, the tip of power, but resigned after critically testifying about the British involvement in

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Photo of the book "The Leaderless Revolution"

Diplomat Carne Ross: an Anarchist? The Leaderless Revolution [Book Review]

A lot of old-truths/hippie-Gandhi-kind-of-stuff in an unexpected wrapping: a nice suit. Carne Ross, the author of “the Leaderless Revolution” was an insider of the political elite, the tip of power, but resigned after critically testifying about the British involvement in

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Sketch of Civil society going around governments in stead of through them

Open Source Diplomacy: Negotiations Between Humans Not Governments

Still trapped in the realm of imagination, I think about what it would be like to create a forum for open source diplomacy based on civil society rather than governments and diplomats. We know open source from things like: Wikipedia

Sketch of Civil society going around governments in stead of through them

Open Source Diplomacy: Negotiations Between Humans Not Governments

Still trapped in the realm of imagination, I think about what it would be like to create a forum for open source diplomacy based on civil society rather than governments and diplomats. We know open source from things like: Wikipedia

Using Facebook for International Relations

This is an interesting new tool that is actually really fun to play with: you can choose any country and then see where most of its foreign Facebook friends come from. Much of it is what you would expect: neighbors

Using Facebook for International Relations

This is an interesting new tool that is actually really fun to play with: you can choose any country and then see where most of its foreign Facebook friends come from. Much of it is what you would expect: neighbors