How effective is a hashtag at changing behaviour?
Is it really about establishing public norms and standards, or is online shaming the new vigilante mob?
Co-sponsored by the Burnaby Public Library
Manav Sekhri learned a lot of formal economic theory while at university. After graduating he moved around, tried new things, and decided to stay in the Vancouver region—for the parks and the weather. He believes, now more than ever, in the value of honest conversations and their ability to broaden one's horizons. If he had a cat, he would probably name it Curiosity.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.