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Gödel’s theorem and the Italian garbage collection system - 243
By Aldo Matteucci on 10 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways, Home

At a champagne and caviar event, referring to Gödel’s theorem identifies the speaker as pleasantly and ironically post-modern. Suavely dropping the name Gödel is akin to be seen driving the Rolls Royce of learned ignorance.

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Droning on about drones (I) - 241
By Aldo Matteucci on 8 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
Looking Sideways, Home

Ambassador Dumitriu has thrown down the gauntlet on the issue of “lethal autonomous robots.”[1] As Contrarian in Residence, I could...

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The curious diplomat and social media - Stefano Baldi interviewed
By petecranston on 7 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

"Diplomats have to be curious", says Stefano Baldi in this interview.

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eDiplomacy in a Balkanised Internet
By petecranston on 31 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

“The net is finished as a global network” ...

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The medium and how it can colour the message
By Mary on 26 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

YouTube videos and TV footage, whether captured by professionals or what are now known as ‘citizen journalists’, portray what the documentarist sees, i.e. the action that is unfolding in front of them.

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We still need to learn how to learn online: the backlash of the MOOC-hype
By Katharina Hone on 23 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
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2012 was the year of the MOOC. MOOC, an acronym for massive open online courses, grabbed the media attention and became a widely discussed topic in education.

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Real learning in the virtual classroom
By Editor on 19 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
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Daniel Beaudoin is a consultant on humanitarian diplomacy and civil-military affairs, as well as a lecturer on humanitarian diplomacy and aid operations at Tel Aviv University.

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Webinar digest: Cybersecurity for e-diplomats: Hype and reality
By Editor on 17 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars, Home

Browse through the world’s weekly journals and you will face a number of articles discussing the fears of cyberwarfare with reference to attacks on Estonia or a Stuxnet virus attack on Iran, or analysing the economic consequences of cybercrime.

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Strengthening the status of Red Cross Societies in the Pacific
By Editor on 17 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
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Fine Tuitupou-Arnold, who works as Advocacy and Policy Advisor for the Cook Islands Red Cross Society, took some time out to talk to us about the Humanitarian Diplomacy online course she took with Diplo and the International Federation...

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Wrong metaphors - 240
By Aldo Matteucci on 15 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
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Alasdair MACINTYRE is a well-known philosopher.[1] His After virtue. A study in moral theory is considered a classic....

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