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From Diplomat to Twiplomat; Australia, "throw away the typewriters"; Pakistan - mobile futures or funerals; Google - a primer: links we liked
By petecranston on 6 Nov 2012 - 10:04 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Anyone who's ever surfed knows the moment when a wave crests, gathering strength and speed (and of course I was always buried many more times than I felt the adrenaline of a clean ride). It's interesting to ponder who is riding and who is being buried by the e-diplomacy wave.

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E-diplomacy: Training and research for better diplomacy
By Andreas Sandre on 26 Oct 2012 - 18:43 | From the E-diplomacy channel

As the number of governments embracing e-diplomacy grows exponentially, around the world, the need for more research and training is becoming more and more evident.

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Internet Governance - building up to Baku; Canada's innovations in e-diplomacy; beware what you tweet; there's nothing e-new under the sun: links we liked
By petecranston on 19 Oct 2012 - 10:52 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Major focus on Internet Governance this week, as we - and the world - wind up to the Baku Internet Governance Forum (IGF) next month.

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Going where the audience is: an insider’s view of Canada’s weiplomacy in China
By Vladimir Radunovic on 11 Oct 2012 - 15:59 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Interview with Mark McDowell, Counsellor, Public Diplomacy, Embassy of Canada, Bejing

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Facebook, broken on purpose? Twitter ranks 9th for eDiplomacy; State uses Google Hangouts in Farsi to reach into Iran: links we liked
By petecranston on 5 Oct 2012 - 12:07 | From the E-diplomacy channel

'Facebook reach dips?' asked someone on one of my favourite

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Collaboration - a second essential e-competency for Diplomats
By petecranston on 26 Sep 2012 - 14:59 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Mocking laughter greets our stories of how email was welcomed as a revolutionary time-saver in the 1990s, when we first introduced it into organisations.

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When it comes to invisible geopolitics, emotions matter
By Jovan Kurbalija on 24 Sep 2012 - 18:16 | From the E-diplomacy channel

The Philippines and the United Arab Emirates are the closest friends in the Facebook world. Serbia is among Austria’s best friends. Georgia and Russia are good friends as well!

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Links we liked
By petecranston on 21 Sep 2012 - 11:31 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Turkmeni stallions, voices from South Africa, international cyber-battlefields and 'we can't tweet to freedom': links we liked.

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Curation - one of five essential e-competencies for Diplomats
By petecranston on 19 Sep 2012 - 11:27 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Learning to ride a bicycle or drive a car develops a set of transferable skills that equip us to ride anything two wheeled or drive anything smaller than a heavy goods vehicle. To engage fully online means developing a similar set of core, transferable skills. 

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Guest blog: Being there: where’s there?
By Editor on 10 Sep 2012 - 14:54 | From the E-diplomacy channel

Deirdre Williams writes:

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