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What AI and new technologies can do-for diplomacy

What AI and new technologies can do-for diplomacy

In our newsletter last week,  Sarah Grand-Clément  explored the role technology can play in ceasefire monitoring and verification. Today Kyrre Berland looks at its contribution to the art and practice of diplomacy itself, noting "while the United Nations seeks to...

The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851. The paper's print version remains the largest local metropolitan newspaper in the United States and third-largest newspaper overall,...

Non-Interference on the Line

Non-Interference on the Line

(Photo Credit: Reuters) (BGF) - This article, featured in The Economist discusses China's foreign policy with regard to Russia's annexation of Crimea. As the article notes, the Chinese Government extols the virtues of non-interference in the internal affairs of other...

BGF Global Media Award

BGF Global Media Award

(BGF) - The Boston Global Forum (BGF) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Media Award. The Global Media Award will honor persons, organizations, or products that have a significant positive impact on media and society. The award is comprised three...

Curious.com

This site aims to provide an uncommonly inviting place to teach and be taught. Instructors can upload video on any subject, then divvy it up into lessons. Unlike YouTube, Curious lets teachers choose to charge for lessons, features an oversize playback window and...

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America is a US project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a very-large-scale public digital library. It officially launched on April 18, 2013 Drawing on documents, photos and other items from the...

Upworthy

Upworthy is a website for viral content started in March 2012 by Eli Pariser, the former executive director of MoveOn, and Peter Koechley, the former managing editor of The Onion. Upworthy runs on a simple mantra: sharing is caring. Barely more than 2 years old, it’s...