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One Degree Wednesday September 1 2021

Twitter’s slap-down of Liberal video reveals growing role of social media giants in election

They were two words launched into the middle of a Canadian election that exploded online. A week into the election campaign, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland tweeted a video of Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole responding to a question about his views on private, for profit, health care in Canada.


Mobile Phone Manufacture Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2028 | Foxconn, BYD, Flextronics Technology

A new research study from JCMR with title Global Mobile Phone Manufacture Market Research Report 2021 provides an in-depth assessment of the Mobile Phone Manufacture including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies & strategies. The research study provides forecasts for Mobile Phone Manufacture investments till 2029.


Inside Don Norman’s Herculean quest to fix design education

Don Norman, the godfather of UX, is holding up his phone on Zoom. “It’s a Google Pixel,” he says, “but it doesn’t matter, they’re all the same.” He explains that if you add less than an inch, you could put in a bigger battery. A little more than that, and you’d make that battery replaceable. But smartphones weren’t meant to last. And like myriad other things we use in our daily lives—our cars, our clothes, the fridge, even our lightbulbs—this is by design.


What It Takes To Be A Leader In Sustainability

From firestorms and fatal heat waves to flooding and droughts, climate events are accelerating. Each one is forcing more focused attention on finding strategic solutions to a global concern—and quickly.


Ivermectin misinformation has poisoned Amazon’s platform, with few fixes planned

Earlier this week, I started a search on Amazon and mistyped, entering just two letters in: “iv.” Amazon then helpfully compiled a list of suggested search results, almost all of which were for the horse de-worming version of the drug ivermectin. That drug is at the center of one of the more recent and more mind-boggling parts of the anti-vaccine misinformation story, a false cure touted by hucksters and others out to make a quick buck.



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