Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus
discusses the impact of technological innovation and information
technology on power and influence as of early 2014. It discuses the
expansion of computer-networked communications and their speed during
the late 20th century and early 21st century, the diffusion of power
away from governments to non-state actors such as corporations, and the
concept of soft power. The article discusses global media and
propaganda efforts of China during the early 21st century and relations
between the U.S. and China.
Nye, Jr., Joseph S. "The Information Revolution and Power." Current History 113.759 (January 2014): 19-22.