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D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

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D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 102

The Secret Language of Maps and Troubles at Netflix Hi there! The writing may be on the wall for sharing Netflix accounts. They’re estimating that a huge amount of people watch the service thanks to account sharing, this leading to the obvious point of their recent decline in users across the global market. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 101

Self Assembly on SpaceX and India’s Spacetech Ecosystem Hi there! How cool would it be to create realistic images and art from a description in natural language? DALL.E 2, an AI system by OpenAI, does just that with much better caption matching and photrealism that its predecessor DALL.E 1. Meanwhile, AI systems are also being…

D&T Issue 100

D&T Weekly – Our 100th Issue Hi there! It’s issue #100 of D&T Weekly and just like a year ago (Issue #52) we still seem to find ourselves at a loss as to how well our reader base keeps growing – both in number and in quality of readers. Having kept this running for nearly…

D&T Issue 99

No Amazon, No Problem and The Axie Hack Hi there! The current global climate has led to a thought that most likely will come to fruition, global supply chains and politics are never going to be the same, instead, they might be transformed into something called supply ‘webs’. Note: If you are new here, we’d…

D&T Issue 98

Calm Design & AI with Common Sense Hi there! A rather inspiring story from the otherwise violent backdrop – how a Ukrainian tech company has been keeping work going from bunkers and battlefields. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates.…

D&T Issue 97

Thinking Like the World’s Greatest Designers & Confirming the Simulation Theory Hi there! A rather inspiring story from the otherwise violent backdrop – how a Ukrainian tech company has been keeping work going from bunkers and battlefields. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out…

D&T Issue 96

Modular Cognition & Designing for the Other 90% Hi there! With the kind of world-changing events occurring in Ukraine come a set of political and financial shifts in paradigm, take for instance how Ukraine is receiving financial aid in the form of crypto (non withstanding its fair share of drawbacks.) Here’s a thought experiment to…

D&T Issue 95

Why Bad Design Surrounds Us & Designing For Imperfect People Hi there! The recent unprovoked attack on Ukraine is a rude awakening for us on how fragile freedom can be. This is a tough time for Ukraine, and the world alike. Times like these can get us asking some tough questions to ourselves. Note: If…

D&T Issue 94

Forensic Interviewing and a Cloud Based Ruling System Hi there! If you’ve been playing Wordle of late, then since its takeover by NYT you may have noticed that it’s getting much harder to solve. Additionally, that’s not the NYT’s fault. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 93

Spying Video Games and AI in Chip Design Hi there! If there’s one thing humans are, it’s rigorous and determined. A recent story of that determination of a woman who is potentially cured of HIV (apart from 2 other potential cases). Science seems to have a knack for keeping us on the winning side. Note:…

D&T Issue 92

The Creator Economy’s Faultline and Effective Wireframing Hi there! It seemed nearly overdue that a podcast host the likes of Joe Rogan hadn’t been caught in some hot, well that day has come and its been quite incendiary – here’s a full breakdown on the matter. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend…

D&T Issue 91

Quantum Economics and the Union Budget ’22 Hi there! Sony’s recent purchase of bungee is seemingly pale in comparison to the gargantuan purchase of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft. However, some people seem to think otherwise and for some pretty good reasons. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and…

D&T Issue 90

The Highs (Swiggy) and the Lows (Paytm) & How Imagination Works Hi there! Happy Republic Day to all our readers out in India! In an interesting turn of events, Swiggy raises $700 million at $10.7 (Decacorn!) billion valuation as rival Zomato sees intense selloff. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an…

D&T Issue 89

The Metaverse, by Microsoft and Walmart Hi there! A First: An AI System Has Been Named An Inventor. A patent was granted that lists it as the creator of a food container. The South African patent office made history in July when it issued a patent that listed an artificial intelligence system as the inventor.…

D&T Issue 88

Design’s AI Era and The OG Zuck(erman)’s Metaverse Hi there! Did you know another Zuck(erman) made a metaverse nearly three decades ago and absolutely despised it. A possible lesson for all those hyper excited about this ever-so-hyped augmented future. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and you should…

D&T Issue 87

How to Develop a Cryptocurrency and 10 questions for 2022 Hi there! With Omicron variant picking up speed, while most companies seem to be worried about market caps and valuations, Apple clearly isn’t. Earlier this week, it became the first U.S. company to reach $3 trillion market cap. Note: For any articles behind the paywall,…

D&T Issue 86

Trapping Carbon, Capturing Lightning and the Year that was 2021 Hi there! From all of us here at Canvs, wishing you and your loved ones a Happy New Year 2022. As we reach the year end issue of D&T Weekly, I’m thankful for you sticking around with us these past 86 weeks. On the note…

D&T Issue 85

Your Face Could Be On Rent and Plain vs Simple Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. A simple question, can the CEO of the business that runs WordPress.com save the internet? Protocol’s David Pierce tries to find out a thing or two about about Matt Mullenweg, his work as CEO of…

D&T Issue 84

Robots That Can Smell and Workout & Nike NFTs Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Nike is taking a plunge deeper into the world of crypto collectibles, announcing that they’re acquiring the NFT studio RTFKT (pronounced “artifact”). The acquisition announcement comes at an opportune time for the studio; RTFKT is currently…

D&T Issue 83

Spotify Unwrapped, Theranos Wrapped and the Cash App Case Study Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If the pandemic wasnt already upsetting enough, it turns out brands took advantage of the pandemic to push their products in a way that was highly disingenuous, according to this new research. With that out…

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D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

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D&T Issue 112

Bizarre Military Tech and From Canvas to NFT Hi there! If you’ve been trying to use Dall-E and haven’t received your access yet, here’s a minified “meme machine” version of the mind boggling experience that is generating images through text. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 111

Green Steel and AI for Cricket Hi there! Cricket is not a subject we bring up often (or at all) in this newsletter, but it has been changing for many reasons close to our fields of interest. One of those is artificial intelligence. From finding the sweet spot of the bat to transforming the viewer…

D&T Issue 110

Opinionated Algorithms and Lego Processors Hi there! When you’re a company as gargantuan as Apple, what would seem like a small feature add on to it can mean a drastic and sudden end for entire businesses – Check out how apple potentially did this to 15+ companies in nearly under an hour. Note: If you…

D&T Issue 109

Bionic Reading and A Startling Cancer Trial Hi there! Good news like this usually doesn’t show up – but here it is – a recent drug trial seem to have a 100% hit rate with eradicating cancer. It feels almost too good to be true. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Special Edition #2

Designing for Different Realities Hi there! This is the second edition of D&T Special. Today’s topic – humans (including their conditions) are fluid and imperfect, and design should ideally follow through accordingly. We hope you enjoy this week’s read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Issue 107

Puzzling markets and a puzzling quantum scenario Hi there! We like to disturb the peace with our newsletter every now and then, so here it is: We might be seeing a second dot com crash-like event. If there’s anyone to listen to right now, Michael Burry may be that guy. Additionally, this letter from Y…

D&T Issue 106

AR Translations and Design Decisions That Should Be Retired in 2022 Hi there! NFT’s, they’ve come – and they feel like their going. However, they still might have some value. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates. You can subscribe…

D&T Issue 105

D&T Special – Fewer Features = A Better Product Hi there! This is the first edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – less can be more in product design. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly…

D&T Issue 104

It’s Been Two Years of D&T Weekly! Hi there! It’s two years since we started curating interesting ideas we find across the internet and bringing them to your inboxes. We couldn’t be more thankful for your attention, and we thought that it’s about time we started forraying into some deeper pieces in hopes of bringing…

D&T Issue 103

Musk Takes over Twitter & Tech’s Effects on Tastemaking Hi there! Elon Musk pledges to ‘authenticate all humans’ as he buys Twitter for $44 billion. A look at how the site may change now that he’s in charge. We’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 102

The Secret Language of Maps and Troubles at Netflix Hi there! The writing may be on the wall for sharing Netflix accounts. They’re estimating that a huge amount of people watch the service thanks to account sharing, this leading to the obvious point of their recent decline in users across the global market. We’ve got…

D&T Issue 101

Self Assembly on SpaceX and India’s Spacetech Ecosystem Hi there! How cool would it be to create realistic images and art from a description in natural language? DALL.E 2, an AI system by OpenAI, does just that with much better caption matching and photrealism that its predecessor DALL.E 1. Meanwhile, AI systems are also being…

D&T Issue 100

D&T Weekly – Our 100th Issue Hi there! It’s issue #100 of D&T Weekly and just like a year ago (Issue #52) we still seem to find ourselves at a loss as to how well our reader base keeps growing – both in number and in quality of readers. Having kept this running for nearly…

D&T Issue 99

No Amazon, No Problem and The Axie Hack Hi there! The current global climate has led to a thought that most likely will come to fruition, global supply chains and politics are never going to be the same, instead, they might be transformed into something called supply ‘webs’. Note: If you are new here, we’d…

D&T Issue 98

Calm Design & AI with Common Sense Hi there! A rather inspiring story from the otherwise violent backdrop – how a Ukrainian tech company has been keeping work going from bunkers and battlefields. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the future updates.…

D&T Issue 97

Thinking Like the World’s Greatest Designers & Confirming the Simulation Theory Hi there! A rather inspiring story from the otherwise violent backdrop – how a Ukrainian tech company has been keeping work going from bunkers and battlefields. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out…

D&T Issue 96

Modular Cognition & Designing for the Other 90% Hi there! With the kind of world-changing events occurring in Ukraine come a set of political and financial shifts in paradigm, take for instance how Ukraine is receiving financial aid in the form of crypto (non withstanding its fair share of drawbacks.) Here’s a thought experiment to…

D&T Issue 95

Why Bad Design Surrounds Us & Designing For Imperfect People Hi there! The recent unprovoked attack on Ukraine is a rude awakening for us on how fragile freedom can be. This is a tough time for Ukraine, and the world alike. Times like these can get us asking some tough questions to ourselves. Note: If…

D&T Issue 94

Forensic Interviewing and a Cloud Based Ruling System Hi there! If you’ve been playing Wordle of late, then since its takeover by NYT you may have noticed that it’s getting much harder to solve. Additionally, that’s not the NYT’s fault. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you…

D&T Issue 93

Spying Video Games and AI in Chip Design Hi there! If there’s one thing humans are, it’s rigorous and determined. A recent story of that determination of a woman who is potentially cured of HIV (apart from 2 other potential cases). Science seems to have a knack for keeping us on the winning side. Note:…

D&T Issue 92

The Creator Economy’s Faultline and Effective Wireframing Hi there! It seemed nearly overdue that a podcast host the likes of Joe Rogan hadn’t been caught in some hot, well that day has come and its been quite incendiary – here’s a full breakdown on the matter. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend…

D&T Issue 91

Quantum Economics and the Union Budget ’22 Hi there! Sony’s recent purchase of bungee is seemingly pale in comparison to the gargantuan purchase of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft. However, some people seem to think otherwise and for some pretty good reasons. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and…

D&T Issue 90

The Highs (Swiggy) and the Lows (Paytm) & How Imagination Works Hi there! Happy Republic Day to all our readers out in India! In an interesting turn of events, Swiggy raises $700 million at $10.7 (Decacorn!) billion valuation as rival Zomato sees intense selloff. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an…

D&T Issue 89

The Metaverse, by Microsoft and Walmart Hi there! A First: An AI System Has Been Named An Inventor. A patent was granted that lists it as the creator of a food container. The South African patent office made history in July when it issued a patent that listed an artificial intelligence system as the inventor.…

D&T Issue 88

Design’s AI Era and The OG Zuck(erman)’s Metaverse Hi there! Did you know another Zuck(erman) made a metaverse nearly three decades ago and absolutely despised it. A possible lesson for all those hyper excited about this ever-so-hyped augmented future. Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and you should…

D&T Issue 87

How to Develop a Cryptocurrency and 10 questions for 2022 Hi there! With Omicron variant picking up speed, while most companies seem to be worried about market caps and valuations, Apple clearly isn’t. Earlier this week, it became the first U.S. company to reach $3 trillion market cap. Note: For any articles behind the paywall,…

D&T Issue 86

Trapping Carbon, Capturing Lightning and the Year that was 2021 Hi there! From all of us here at Canvs, wishing you and your loved ones a Happy New Year 2022. As we reach the year end issue of D&T Weekly, I’m thankful for you sticking around with us these past 86 weeks. On the note…

D&T Issue 85

Your Face Could Be On Rent and Plain vs Simple Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. A simple question, can the CEO of the business that runs WordPress.com save the internet? Protocol’s David Pierce tries to find out a thing or two about about Matt Mullenweg, his work as CEO of…

D&T Issue 84

Robots That Can Smell and Workout & Nike NFTs Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Nike is taking a plunge deeper into the world of crypto collectibles, announcing that they’re acquiring the NFT studio RTFKT (pronounced “artifact”). The acquisition announcement comes at an opportune time for the studio; RTFKT is currently…

D&T Issue 83

Spotify Unwrapped, Theranos Wrapped and the Cash App Case Study Hi there! Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. If the pandemic wasnt already upsetting enough, it turns out brands took advantage of the pandemic to push their products in a way that was highly disingenuous, according to this new research. With that out…