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One Degree Tuesday June 7 2022

How Harmful Is Social Media?

In April, the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt published an essay in The Atlantic in which he sought to explain, as the piece’s title had it, “Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid.” Anyone familiar with Haidt’s work in the past half decade could have anticipated his answer: social media. Although Haidt concedes that political polarization and factional enmity long predate the rise of the platforms, and that there are plenty of other factors involved, he believes that the tools of virality—Facebook’s Like and Share buttons, Twitter’s Retweet function—have algorithmically and irrevocably corroded public life. He has determined that a great historical discontinuity can be dated with some precision to the period between 2010 and 2014, when these features became widely available on phones.


Regulating online hate will have unintended, but predictable, consequences

The Canadian government is currently holding consultations on a new online hate bill. This bill would update Bill C-36, which addresses hate propaganda, hate crimes and hate speech; the amendment died following the election call last year.


Apple Daddy, a meme template, and editable messages: Everything Apple revealed at WWDC 2022

This year’s Apple WWDC didn’t give us the AR/VR announcement we’d hoped for, but it was still an experience. Most of that was due to Craig Federighi’s tour-de-force emceeing and a screenshot that was begging to be meme-ed.


Future of Innovation in Canada | 20-min Video Report w/ Leading Canadian Innovation Experts

Calls-to-action from Mark Carney (U.N / Brookfield), Teresa Marques (Rideau Hall Foundation), Jean-Simon Venne (Brainbox AI) and Carol Lee (Vancouver Chinatown Foundation) on how government and stakeholders must support Canadian innovation



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