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Interview – Odessa Primus

Interview – Odessa Primus

Odessa Primus discusses how data science can be used to inform policy-making, the role of the Global Arena Research Institute, and the politics of the Visegrád countries.

Review – Huidu: Inside Huawei

Review – Huidu: Inside Huawei

Given the current climate Huawei’s former President of External Affairs, William B. Plummer, provides a highly opinionated but useful insight into the Chinese tech firm.

Interview – David Runciman

Interview – David Runciman

David Runciman discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on democracy, the link between conspiracy theories and technology and his views on identity politics.

Review – The Microbial State

Review – The Microbial State

Focusing on microbes and drawing on biology and science and technology studies, Stefanie Fishel’s book re-theorises the body to provide a biocentric view of politics.

Technology and Tyranny

Technology and Tyranny

The concern with modern technology is that it has the capability of imposing a value system and influencing populations, thus creating an authoritarian environment.

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Social media are used by authoritarian regimes and tyrants – and as instruments of resistance. In both cases, they participate in the redefinition of the world order.

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Elisabete Azevedo-Harman sheds light on the growth of communication, citizenship and technology in Africa and discusses Dhlakama’s legacy, democracy and President Nyusi.

Why People Need the Dark Web

Why People Need the Dark Web

In developed societies, almost every aspect of life is becoming digitised, facilitating social and commercial interactions in ways previously unseen.

Recognition in Global Politics: The Challenge of Images and Technology

Recognition in Global Politics: The Challenge of Images and Technology

While the role of recognition in world politics is ever more acknowledged, the technological and visual aspect of this process requires much greater consideration.

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies: Insights from and for IR

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies: Insights from and for IR

Ongoing investigation is required, to further uncover the limits, shifts, and interre­lationships between contemporary forms of governance by, with, and of blockchains.

Review – Four Futures:  Life After Capitalism

Review – Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase’s book illuminates the potential effects of robotization and climate change on a post-capitalist future and the institutional structures that might emerge.

Can Social Media Help Develop Politically Active Global Communities?

Can Social Media Help Develop Politically Active Global Communities?

Social media provides new forms of, and tools for, activism but its potential to build a global community of politically active citizens should not be overestimated.

Making Science and Technology Work for All

Making Science and Technology Work for All

If we are unable to spread the benefits of technology-driven growth among people and empower them in the development process, there will be growth without development.

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