Favorite pieces I've written

Not Losing Ourselves to the AI Storm

Exploring how AI lives in the past and dreams of the future

Digital serendipity: who are we without our algorithms?

How to cope with the downfall of social media

The Direct-to-Consumer aesthetic: how minimalism obscures our identities

What happens when an aesthetic begins to obscure culture & design possibilities?

Why mimicry in digital experiences and the Metaverse turns us off

The rise of 90s aesthetics, imperfection, and simplicity

Design + Art + Pop Culture

The radical elegance of memes for hard-to-describe feelings

Meme creators are just modern-day collage artists

Home Depot’s controversial in-store music reflects a shift in suburban ideals

How their paradoxical 90s pop music disrupts the story we tell ourselves

How “standing still” can make you a more empathetic designer

Hey, I’m still here. I’ve been here all along

Using design to question normalcy: nothing will be the same

New imaginaries for the world we live in

Projects

Using design fiction to reimagine the future of surveillance

Can a user experience be too frictionless and hands-off?

Using MoMA’s collection dataset to visualize whose stories are missing

How art impacts our reference points for marginalized communities

What if Amazon’s Alexa was a plant-pot?

Designing to disrupt AI assistants

What if Amazon’s Alexa was a plant-pot?

What a Kindle streamlines (and what it doesn't)

Misc.

Warnings from Andy Warhol on resuming life during a pandemic and time of civil unrest

Meme creators are just modern-day collage artists

Reasons to eat the damn cookie (book review on Anxious People by Fredrick Backman)

Meme creators are just modern-day collage artists

The Side-Eye: Hands-On Crafting Makes You a Better Designer

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