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New Germany’s digital foreign policy strategy: Between continuity and change

Jovan Kurbalija

13 February 2024

Digital foreign policy

Digital is a strategic priority for Germany. It is the key message of Germany\'s Strategy for International Digital Foreign Policy, released on February 7, 2024. Germany has joined Denmark, Switz...

‘Soft power’ is nothing more than influence

Geoff Berridge

The term ‘soft power’ (and its siblings ‘hard power’ and ‘smart power’), employ...

What is the future of PDF on its 30th anniversary? 

Jovan Kurbalija

We use PDF (Portable Document Format) so much in everyday activities that we often take it for granted. But PDFs haven\'t always been around. In 1993, Adobe (formerly Adobe Sys...

Can AI understand our language?

Jovana Martić

Transcription software is now crucial for many businesses, journalists, researchers, and other professionals who need to convert audio or video reco...

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Resources

German Strategy for International Digital Policy

Introduction  The global digital age opens up tremendous opportunities – and harbours challenges for all actors.  The political and economic power as well as the military capabilities of states, increasingly depend on their ability to access, use and evolve... Read more...

2023

Tech diplomacy practice in the San Francisco Bay Area

A fresh look five years after the first mapping in 2018, this report examines how countries engage in tech diplomacy in the San Francisco Bay Area. The report maps a selection of diplomatic representations to illustrate the variety of approaches engaged and identifies ... Read more...

Advertisement, Bridge, Suspension Bridge, Poster

2022

[HOW-TO] How to use GoBrunch for hosting an event

GoBrunch is a platform for webinars and meetings, which creates a positive engagement among participants. It is very easy to use, it only takes a few minutes to create your room.... Read more...

2022

[HOW-TO] How to use Airmeet for hosting an event

Airmeet is a virtual networking and video conferencing platform that is perfect for any type of event, from informal gatherings, panel discussions to workshops.... Read more...

Logo, Dynamite, Weapon

2022

[HOW-TO] How to use SpatialChat for hosting an event

SpatialChat is a virtual space where people can meet and talk about different topics. The experience is similar to Zoom breakout rooms, but SpatialChat might be an easier solution for online social events since it allows participants to move freely between groups or fo... Read more...

2021

[HOW-TO]: Enabling closed caption on your Zoom account

One of the popular Zoom tools is auto-generated captions. From now on, all Zoom Meetings accounts have access to them, the free and the licensed ones.... Read more...

Green, Logo, Text

2021

[HOW-TO] How to use the Mentimeter app in Zoom

Mentimeter has recently become available in the Zoom Marketplace, making it easier to use during online meetings. Mentimeter is an online voting tool that enables more effective and interactive meetings. You can use this powerful combination of Zoom and Mentimeter toge... Read more...

Logo, Art, Graphics

2021

[HOW-TO] How to use Mozilla Hubs for hosting an event

Hubs is a place where you can meet people in a 3D environment.... Read more...