Sham of the Gram

It’s an image everyone has seen: Marilyn Monroe flirtatiously posing over a subway grate, her white dress fluttering in the air. Filmed in Manhattan, this moment from the movie “The…

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Internet Regulation

Every time I browse through products I like, ads from Instagram or Youtube never forget to remind me about how technology has become so intrusive. It doesn’t end there. To…

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Digital Rehab

Scene: Year 2030 – An evening conversation on a cosy Sunday night. Alexa: “Aditya, what you are consuming now may affect your blood levels in the body. Why don’t you…

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Cancel Culture

Calling out toxic behaviour in perpetrating violence/discrimination/other serious issues is much needed, but sensationalising trivial issues & maligning people publicly is what is stupid.  Calling out someone publicly may be…

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Inclusive design

1/ Can design be inclusive and create a sense of belonging for everyone? Yes and how?Here’s a #thread 2/ Inclusive design considers human diversity & uniqueness of each individual with…

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Reading News

1/ Do you know why you read/watch the news? Or How you choose the news? Have you thought about its relevance in your life? Does following the News really help?…

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Of AI and empathy

There is this popular series, The Big Bang Theory (TBBT), where its lead character, Sheldon Cooper, in one of the episodes, comes across a machine that helps him read people’s…

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The age of oversharing

At the local Starbucks in my city, I see iPhones, Tablets, Macbooks and other fancy devices interacting with each other, exchanging streams of information — All this happening just in…

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Tipping 💵

All it took was someone willing to have a look into what was going on behind the scenes. And the lives of thousands of gig workers–the most vulnerable workforce in…

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Timing

Have you ever heard somebody say that they got their timing right? And, how often have you heard the same person mention how somebody else always got their timing right…

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