D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

D&T Issue 48

Clubhouse’s 70’s Prototype, Imperfectionist Creativity and Sir Martin Sorrell’s New Venture Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. 2021 already seems to have some big wins coming in for Indian startups with Cred and Meesho hitting unicorn status. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For…

D&T Issue 47

Moore’s Law for Everything, The Japanese Writing System and B Corporations Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Considering we’ve been pushing all this talk of NFTs to you over the past month, we thought you might be interested in checking out Coindesk’s guide on how to enter the world of NFTs.…

D&T Issue 46

Introducing Access, Substack’s Scam and Governance Against Dark Patterns Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. International Women’s Day may have passed us by but it’s never too late to admire the legendary women designers who have defined the domain for decades, if not centuries to come. One of the women on…

D&T Issue 45

The man who got FB addicted, a must read for non designers and AI to improve UX Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that after almost 2 decades, tech maverick Ekioh is attempting to design and build a new internet browser. Named ‘Flow’, this browser is being built…

D&T Issue 44

NFTs and Digital Art, Diplomatic AI and Data Privacy in India Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet ever posted to the tune of $2.5 million? The tweet is being sold as an NFT or ‘Non-Fungible token,’ more on that shortly.…

D&T Issue 43

Deep Nostalgia, Crypto Art & The History of the Internet Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As we come to the close of this financial year, we thought it best to prepare to start the new one with the perfect desk setup. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s…

D&T Issue 42

Product Design and Astrology, Semiotics, Social Listening for Meme Stocks and the First Extra-planetary Landing Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into it, get acquainted with the state of User Research in 2021. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any…

D&T Issue 41

AI Reading Your Mind, Nuclear Design Blunders and Digital Synesthesia Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Btw, check out this superb list of Github repos here. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any articles behind paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and…

D&T Issue 40

Praying Robots, Cognitive Load and Spinach Sending Email Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As the world seems to be taking a new-found interest in bitcoin (again,) Tesla has gone ahead and invested 1.5 Billion on Bitcoin, and is trying to figure out crypto payments. Well if tech worries you, you…

D&T Issue 39

The Evolution of Design, Design Patterns You Cannot Use, Loan Shark Apps in India and Twitter’s Artistic Redesign Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As you step up your pace into the middle of the workweek, Jeff Bezos seems to be stepping down from his duties as CEO at Amazon. AWS…

Today

D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

Reviews

Gadgets

D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

Rumors

D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

D&T Issue 48

Clubhouse’s 70’s Prototype, Imperfectionist Creativity and Sir Martin Sorrell’s New Venture Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. 2021 already seems to have some big wins coming in for Indian startups with Cred and Meesho hitting unicorn status. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For…

D&T Issue 47

Moore’s Law for Everything, The Japanese Writing System and B Corporations Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Considering we’ve been pushing all this talk of NFTs to you over the past month, we thought you might be interested in checking out Coindesk’s guide on how to enter the world of NFTs.…

D&T Issue 46

Introducing Access, Substack’s Scam and Governance Against Dark Patterns Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. International Women’s Day may have passed us by but it’s never too late to admire the legendary women designers who have defined the domain for decades, if not centuries to come. One of the women on…

D&T Issue 45

The man who got FB addicted, a must read for non designers and AI to improve UX Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that after almost 2 decades, tech maverick Ekioh is attempting to design and build a new internet browser. Named ‘Flow’, this browser is being built…

D&T Issue 44

NFTs and Digital Art, Diplomatic AI and Data Privacy in India Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet ever posted to the tune of $2.5 million? The tweet is being sold as an NFT or ‘Non-Fungible token,’ more on that shortly.…

D&T Issue 43

Deep Nostalgia, Crypto Art & The History of the Internet Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As we come to the close of this financial year, we thought it best to prepare to start the new one with the perfect desk setup. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s…

D&T Issue 42

Product Design and Astrology, Semiotics, Social Listening for Meme Stocks and the First Extra-planetary Landing Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into it, get acquainted with the state of User Research in 2021. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any…

D&T Issue 41

AI Reading Your Mind, Nuclear Design Blunders and Digital Synesthesia Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Btw, check out this superb list of Github repos here. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any articles behind paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and…

D&T Issue 40

Praying Robots, Cognitive Load and Spinach Sending Email Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As the world seems to be taking a new-found interest in bitcoin (again,) Tesla has gone ahead and invested 1.5 Billion on Bitcoin, and is trying to figure out crypto payments. Well if tech worries you, you…

D&T Issue 39

The Evolution of Design, Design Patterns You Cannot Use, Loan Shark Apps in India and Twitter’s Artistic Redesign Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As you step up your pace into the middle of the workweek, Jeff Bezos seems to be stepping down from his duties as CEO at Amazon. AWS…

Gear

D&T Issue 58

Designs That Suck, FBI’s Clandestine Criminal Network & NASA’s Megarocket Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Turns out, last week’s intro line needs a correction considering how BYJU’S surpassed Paytm to be India’s most valuable startup in the past week. The world moves fast, I suppose. We’ve got some great reads…

D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an…

D&T Issue 56

Apple Design Awards, The Rule of Three and The Dangerous World of Language AI Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If things weren’t getting expensive enough, it turns out there’s an inevitable price hike that you will face with Ubers and other shared car services. Let’s hope your biking skills are…

D&T Issue 55

Design Systems, Bringing AI to Life & Bidding Adieu to Internet Explorer Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Life in the past year and more has been quite topsy-turvy and to make things feel even more off-kilter, WhatsApp is suing the Indian government over mandates that Whatsapp says are,“fundamentally undermining the…

D&T Issue 54

Google I/O 2021, Hackers for Vaccines and Biotech’s Hunt for Blood Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. The Chinese space agency definitely seems to be having one, after their Zhurong rover successfully landed on Mars becoming the only other agency after NASA to have achieved the feat. We’ve got some great…

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in. We’ve got some great reads for…

D&T Issue 52

One year of D&T! A long list of reads that almost made it Hi there! Hope you’re having a good (and safe) week. We’ve been in better spirits because as of today, D&T turns 1! It’s been a long journey since when we started writing personally handwriting emails for a small group of 5-10 of…

D&T Issue 51

Covid Resources, GenZ Women as VCs and Doomscrolling Hi there! We hope you and your loved ones have been able to stay safe in these difficult times. Considering the disarray from this past fortnight, we thought it appropriate to share some useful resources, along with links where you can help out through volunteering or donation.…

D&T Issue 50

The Threat of Bitcoin Mining, Adding Time to Google Maps and the Broken Future of Work Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before getting into some interesting reads, just sharing a little gift, it’s a digital synthesiser that you can play with and hopefully beat some lockdown blues with. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 49

India’s ‘Missed Call’ Industry, The Evolution of Google Maps and the Summer for Indian Startups Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Facebook’s (well, their users) having a rough one with the recent data breach of over 500 million users on their platform, we’d like to say we’re surprised but that’s a…

D&T Issue 48

Clubhouse’s 70’s Prototype, Imperfectionist Creativity and Sir Martin Sorrell’s New Venture Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. 2021 already seems to have some big wins coming in for Indian startups with Cred and Meesho hitting unicorn status. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For…

D&T Issue 47

Moore’s Law for Everything, The Japanese Writing System and B Corporations Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Considering we’ve been pushing all this talk of NFTs to you over the past month, we thought you might be interested in checking out Coindesk’s guide on how to enter the world of NFTs.…

D&T Issue 46

Introducing Access, Substack’s Scam and Governance Against Dark Patterns Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. International Women’s Day may have passed us by but it’s never too late to admire the legendary women designers who have defined the domain for decades, if not centuries to come. One of the women on…

D&T Issue 45

The man who got FB addicted, a must read for non designers and AI to improve UX Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that after almost 2 decades, tech maverick Ekioh is attempting to design and build a new internet browser. Named ‘Flow’, this browser is being built…

D&T Issue 44

NFTs and Digital Art, Diplomatic AI and Data Privacy in India Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Did you know that Jack Dorsey is selling his first tweet ever posted to the tune of $2.5 million? The tweet is being sold as an NFT or ‘Non-Fungible token,’ more on that shortly.…

D&T Issue 43

Deep Nostalgia, Crypto Art & The History of the Internet Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As we come to the close of this financial year, we thought it best to prepare to start the new one with the perfect desk setup. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s…

D&T Issue 42

Product Design and Astrology, Semiotics, Social Listening for Meme Stocks and the First Extra-planetary Landing Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into it, get acquainted with the state of User Research in 2021. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any…

D&T Issue 41

AI Reading Your Mind, Nuclear Design Blunders and Digital Synesthesia Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Btw, check out this superb list of Github repos here. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any articles behind paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and…

D&T Issue 40

Praying Robots, Cognitive Load and Spinach Sending Email Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As the world seems to be taking a new-found interest in bitcoin (again,) Tesla has gone ahead and invested 1.5 Billion on Bitcoin, and is trying to figure out crypto payments. Well if tech worries you, you…

D&T Issue 39

The Evolution of Design, Design Patterns You Cannot Use, Loan Shark Apps in India and Twitter’s Artistic Redesign Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As you step up your pace into the middle of the workweek, Jeff Bezos seems to be stepping down from his duties as CEO at Amazon. AWS…

D&T Issue 38

Behind the redesign of Google Search, A subreddit toppling hedge funds, Bumble’s IPO and the State of Design 2021 Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If you’re up to it, Elon Musk is offering up $100 million for creating the best carbon-capture technology. We’ve got some good reads for you so…

D&T Issue 37

Humility in AI, One-Minute Cities and India Paving the Fintech Future Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. As the world collectively contemplates chat services, Hike Messenger seems to have completely given that up. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: For any articles behind paywall,…

D&T Issue 36

Tesla registers in India, Buddhism + Tech and Algorithmic Layouts Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. We thought that as the world decides to move to alternative chat platforms, it might be best to show you how to migrate all your Whatsapp content to Signal. All the while,Elon Musk says‘use Signal,’and…

D&T Issue 35

Lunar Pandemics, Images from Words, CIA’s Redesign and the Secret History of the Microprocessor Hi there! We hope you’ve have a splendid year end and first few days of the new decade, in this time we’ve noticed that while Google worker unions seemed to be appearing, Jack Ma seems to have completely disappeared! We’ve got…

D&T Issue 34

The code behind the vaccine, Best of 2020 design, Vitalik Buterin’s Endnotes and Bezos’ thinking process Hi there! Hope you’ve been having a pleasant year thus far, we know Ingo Ullisch is having a good year knowing that he solved a mathematical riddle that remained unsolved for centuries. We’ve got some good reads for you…