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Who's at Fault for Hyping Haystack?

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 13 2010

Over on her personal blog, the Berkman Center's Jillian York tears into "the media" for its part in selling the story of Haystack, a much-discussed online circumvention software project that bubbled up from the ... Read More

Meet the New Statecraft, Same as the...

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 8 2010

Some context for the news that the State Department's Jared Cohen is indeed headed to Google: frequent critic Evgeny Morozov homes in on the question of whether the benefits for free expression associated with tech ... Read More

The Idea that Is Google

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, August 31 2010

Evgeny Morozov emerges from three months in the Belorussian forest no more enamored with the U.S. State Department's vision of "digital diplomacy" than when he went in: Read More

Quote of the Day: North Korean Hermits

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Hermit Kingdom will not change overnight, but technology once introduced can't be shut down. Just ask #Iran. Read More

State's Jared Cohen Reportedly Bound for Google "Think Tank"

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 16 2010

Photo credit: Center for American Progress Fortune seems to confirm, kinda, a rumor that has been floating around technology and politics space for some time now: the State Department's Read More

Digital Diplomacy Isn't a Choice

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, August 4 2010

NDN's Sam duPont argues in Foreign Policy that "digital diplomacy" is really just a pragmatic approach to engaging in the world that as it is: Read More

State Department Sets Out to Figure Out Mobile Money

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 23 2010

As part of its ongoing quest to figure out how it might apply modern technologies to the world's toughest problems, the U.S. State Department will bring together its employees, outside government staffers, and other ... Read More