Archive for August, 2007

Hot, Hot Sun

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Sunglasses fixed

Ready to go?

It has been three years.

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新秋

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Hearst Annex

安顿

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The promise of noöpolitik

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

From FirstMonday.org:

The next big revolution of the information age should occur in the realm of diplomacy. The United States has been undergoing a revolution in business affairs since the 1960s, and has also undertaken a revolution in military affairs (RMA) since the late 1980s. Now the time is ripe for a counterpart “revolution in diplomatic affairs” (RDA):

Diplomats will have to rethink what is “information,” and see that a new realm is emerging — the noosphere, a global “realm of the mind” — that may have a profound effect on statecraft.

The information age will continue to undermine the conditions for classic diplomacy based on realpolitik and “hard power,” and will instead favor the emergence of a new diplomacy based on what we call noöpolitik (nü–oh–poh–li–teek) and its preference for “soft power.”

双子灯塔

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

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