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What makes up institutional capability for e-diplomacy?
By petecranston on 27 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Organisations appear to change slowly, often very slowly. The causes are legion and the stuff of libraries full of research into institutional change. Yet in some ways the term, ‘organisational change’ is a misnomer since, in reality, it’s individuals in organisations who change.

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Vox populi... (Italy 2013)
By Aldo Matteucci on 26 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

Italy has voted. And the winner is….the people! I’d say.

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"Orphan" news...?
By Aldo Matteucci on 26 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

An Oxford Don (or Doña? – since my friend Bi is a lady) called me up the other day: she had been asked up to participate in a seminar on “Translation and Language in the Media”. She asked me for my three-penny worth of opinion.

I laughed out loud.

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The medium is really a message – from typewriter to computer
By Jovan Kurbalija on 24 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

This blog was inspired by lively debate during the February advanced diplomatic webinar on the evolution of technology and diplomacy. We discussed the impact of technology on the way we think and formulate ideas.

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If you have a “goal” - you’re selling yourself short!
By Aldo Matteucci on 23 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways

Human capacity for adaptation always surprises me. This is why I prefer an adaptive to a directive stance. Out capacity to “imagine” is way inferior to our hidden abilities, when put to the test.

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Threats to e-nternational peace and security of mind
By Petru Dumitriu on 21 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Yes, Jovan, apparently there is no life off-line!

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E-luddism and my attempt to be off-line
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Two developments last week triggered the following reflection.

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The soft underbelly of “soft” power - I (211)
By Aldo Matteucci on 18 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
Home

The vagueness of the concept

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A Winning Story
By Biljana Scott on 17 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

According to Joseph Nye, politics in an information age can be seen as a “contest of competitive credibility”, one in which success is measured by “whose story wins”.[1] In this posting, I consider what makes a winning story by looking...

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We didn't know *we* existed; National social media volunteers; WMD in social media; Open Data - Open Government: links we liked
By Editor on 15 Feb 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Conversations on and about social media in general and e-diplomacy in particular are, thankfully, deepening. It's not surprising that a lot of the commentary to date has been intense and either over enthusiastic or caustically sceptical.

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