D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

D&T Issue 124

Figma Sells out & India’s Battery as a Service Revolution Hi there! It’s been just under a week, and the Canvs team is still reeling. Figma has been bought out for approximately 20 billion dollars by Adobe, godspeed to all fellow product designers. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 123

Dynamic Island, War, Peace and Semiconductors Hi there! Remember Fyre Festival? Well Billy McFarland is out of jail and ready for his next move five years after the horrid event. Apparently, the convicted fraudster is convinced this will be quite a comeback. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter…

D&T Special Edition #5

Tech: A Necessary Evil in Today’s Day? Hi there! This is the fifth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Tech is a necessary evil in today’s day, and design can help ease the pain of needing this resource on a constant basis. We…

D&T Issue 121

Gamifying employee engagement and the aborted moon mission Hi there! For this week’s dose of divine irony – Meta is building AI that is designed to fact-check a large mass (approx 6.5 million) articles on Wikipedia. The team has started developing building blocks for the next generation of citation tools by training neural networks to…

D&T Issue 120

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! Social media’s arbitrary power should worry individuals and societies alike; From Brazil’s Bolsonaro to Latin America’s struggling freelancers, the power of social media companies is affecting everyone in the region and across the globe alike. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Issue 119

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! China’s satellite tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 on August 16 arrived at Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota Port, despite India and the U.S. voicing concern with Colombo over the military ship’s visit. Hours after the vessel reached the Sri Lankan port, China said the “marine scientific…

D&T Issue 118

Algorithmic Anxiety and The Glitch In Our Satellites Hi there! The man who created the famous turtleneck that was donned by Steve Jobs, along with a hundred other pathbreaking fashion standards, has passed away. Take a retrospective look at Issey Miyake’s life – from surviving the bombing at Hiroshima, to becoming one of the most…

D&T Special Edition #4

Offboarding: Saying goodbye with grace Hi there! This is the fourth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How to ideally say goodbye to people, because not everybody will want to stick around in your product. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note:…

D&T Issue 116

Selling Shares of Yourself and Solving the Right Problems Hi there! As Zomato stock price falls to a record low, memes rise on twitter. A telling lesson in what is to expect from the coming times along with a potentially needed attitude adjustment. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 115

Browserstack’s incredible story and the world’s most powerful banker Hi there! ‘Big Tech’ companies might find themselves in some new trouble in India. Taking lessons from Australia, the Indian government now has plans to make Big Tech companies pay for news that is featured on their platforms to the respective publications. Note: If you are…

Today

D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

Reviews

Gadgets

D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

Rumors

D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

D&T Issue 124

Figma Sells out & India’s Battery as a Service Revolution Hi there! It’s been just under a week, and the Canvs team is still reeling. Figma has been bought out for approximately 20 billion dollars by Adobe, godspeed to all fellow product designers. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 123

Dynamic Island, War, Peace and Semiconductors Hi there! Remember Fyre Festival? Well Billy McFarland is out of jail and ready for his next move five years after the horrid event. Apparently, the convicted fraudster is convinced this will be quite a comeback. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter…

D&T Special Edition #5

Tech: A Necessary Evil in Today’s Day? Hi there! This is the fifth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Tech is a necessary evil in today’s day, and design can help ease the pain of needing this resource on a constant basis. We…

D&T Issue 121

Gamifying employee engagement and the aborted moon mission Hi there! For this week’s dose of divine irony – Meta is building AI that is designed to fact-check a large mass (approx 6.5 million) articles on Wikipedia. The team has started developing building blocks for the next generation of citation tools by training neural networks to…

D&T Issue 120

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! Social media’s arbitrary power should worry individuals and societies alike; From Brazil’s Bolsonaro to Latin America’s struggling freelancers, the power of social media companies is affecting everyone in the region and across the globe alike. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Issue 119

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! China’s satellite tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 on August 16 arrived at Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota Port, despite India and the U.S. voicing concern with Colombo over the military ship’s visit. Hours after the vessel reached the Sri Lankan port, China said the “marine scientific…

D&T Issue 118

Algorithmic Anxiety and The Glitch In Our Satellites Hi there! The man who created the famous turtleneck that was donned by Steve Jobs, along with a hundred other pathbreaking fashion standards, has passed away. Take a retrospective look at Issey Miyake’s life – from surviving the bombing at Hiroshima, to becoming one of the most…

D&T Special Edition #4

Offboarding: Saying goodbye with grace Hi there! This is the fourth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How to ideally say goodbye to people, because not everybody will want to stick around in your product. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note:…

D&T Issue 116

Selling Shares of Yourself and Solving the Right Problems Hi there! As Zomato stock price falls to a record low, memes rise on twitter. A telling lesson in what is to expect from the coming times along with a potentially needed attitude adjustment. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 115

Browserstack’s incredible story and the world’s most powerful banker Hi there! ‘Big Tech’ companies might find themselves in some new trouble in India. Taking lessons from Australia, the Indian government now has plans to make Big Tech companies pay for news that is featured on their platforms to the respective publications. Note: If you are…

Gear

D&T Issue 134

Visual Delight Vs Gamification & The AI War Hi there! It’s issue #134 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Like the rest of us, you also may be quite reliant on your OTT services and endless access to new kinds of medium…

D&T Issue 133

Privacy, Democracy and Cryptocurrency Hi there! It’s issue #133 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. Regardless of the goofy exterior, Elon is putting up, the kinds of serious mass-scale political threat he could create with his strategy on Twitter is frightening. Read…

D&T Issue 132

The Dark Web’s Biggest Kingpin & Pondering over Blackholes Hi there! It’s issue #131 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late. The Ambaniverse – a term that concerns as much as it amuses the Canvs team. From food to gadgets to sports, explore…

D&T Issue 131

Memory-Safe Code and Open Open AI Hi there! It’s tiring news, but newsworthy nonetheless – here’s the entire twitter saga in short, in case you have been squished under a rock. 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…

D&T Special Edition #7

Notifications Need Better Design Hi there! This is the seventh edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How notifications require some much needed attention. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t miss out on the…

D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon Hi there! Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from…

D&T Issue 128

Games, Brains & War Hi there! Mark Zuckerberg’s tech empire has a long history of using centralized systems to hurt users. Now it’s trying to join Web3. 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 here. Games are…

D&T Issue 127

Coding in a Warzone & Floating Farms Hi there! Success! NASA says DART really clocked that asteroid. Two weeks after the spacecraft collided with Dimorphos, researchers determined that it knocked the space rock 32 minutes off its old orbit. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter so you don’t…

D&T Special Edition #6

Designers Need to Get Moving (with Motion Design) Hi there! This is the sixth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Why motion is not just an embellishment to UI designer, but a core part of the design process. Note: If you are new…

D&T Issue 125

Hunger & the Size of Infinity Hi there! Forget ‘Armageddon,’ this test will reveal how well NASA can deflect an asteroid heading for Earth. 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 here. Do designers need flexibility training?…

D&T Issue 124

Figma Sells out & India’s Battery as a Service Revolution Hi there! It’s been just under a week, and the Canvs team is still reeling. Figma has been bought out for approximately 20 billion dollars by Adobe, godspeed to all fellow product designers. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 123

Dynamic Island, War, Peace and Semiconductors Hi there! Remember Fyre Festival? Well Billy McFarland is out of jail and ready for his next move five years after the horrid event. Apparently, the convicted fraudster is convinced this will be quite a comeback. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the newsletter…

D&T Special Edition #5

Tech: A Necessary Evil in Today’s Day? Hi there! This is the fifth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – Tech is a necessary evil in today’s day, and design can help ease the pain of needing this resource on a constant basis. We…

D&T Issue 121

Gamifying employee engagement and the aborted moon mission Hi there! For this week’s dose of divine irony – Meta is building AI that is designed to fact-check a large mass (approx 6.5 million) articles on Wikipedia. The team has started developing building blocks for the next generation of citation tools by training neural networks to…

D&T Issue 120

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! Social media’s arbitrary power should worry individuals and societies alike; From Brazil’s Bolsonaro to Latin America’s struggling freelancers, the power of social media companies is affecting everyone in the region and across the globe alike. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

D&T Issue 119

Fevicol’s Monopoly and Robots That Think For Themselves Hi there! China’s satellite tracking vessel Yuan Wang 5 on August 16 arrived at Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota Port, despite India and the U.S. voicing concern with Colombo over the military ship’s visit. Hours after the vessel reached the Sri Lankan port, China said the “marine scientific…

D&T Issue 118

Algorithmic Anxiety and The Glitch In Our Satellites Hi there! The man who created the famous turtleneck that was donned by Steve Jobs, along with a hundred other pathbreaking fashion standards, has passed away. Take a retrospective look at Issey Miyake’s life – from surviving the bombing at Hiroshima, to becoming one of the most…

D&T Special Edition #4

Offboarding: Saying goodbye with grace Hi there! This is the fourth edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – How to ideally say goodbye to people, because not everybody will want to stick around in your product. We hope you enjoy this new format. Note:…

D&T Issue 116

Selling Shares of Yourself and Solving the Right Problems Hi there! As Zomato stock price falls to a record low, memes rise on twitter. A telling lesson in what is to expect from the coming times along with a potentially needed attitude adjustment. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing to the…

D&T Issue 115

Browserstack’s incredible story and the world’s most powerful banker Hi there! ‘Big Tech’ companies might find themselves in some new trouble in India. Taking lessons from Australia, the Indian government now has plans to make Big Tech companies pay for news that is featured on their platforms to the respective publications. Note: If you are…

D&T Issue 114

A New View of the Universe and Universal UI Hi there! NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has delivered the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the distant universe so far. Webb’s First Deep Field is galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, and it is teeming with thousands of galaxies – including the faintest objects ever observed in…

D&T Special Edition #3

The Anatomy of Emotional Design Hi there! This is the third edition of D&T Special, a more in-depth view of topics that interest the Canvs team. Today’s topic – designing effectively to bring out the right emotions in users. We hope you enjoy this read. Note: If you are new here, we’d strongly recommend subscribing…

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 Special Edition #1

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…