DisAssemble

Vikram Singh
Using philosophy to disassemble the technological human in service of creating better digital products. Oh, and defining what 'better' is.
Created 15 Jun 2020
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  • Is it possible to design emancipatory technology?
    27 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. “If you could do anything, what would it be?” The well-meaning bu...
  • A discussion with Heather Wiltse about things that aren't things
    04 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. A few times in this newsletter, I’ve brought up a term - ‘fluid a...
  • how to design plz?
    13 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. I start writing my newsletter. I am certain what I am going to wr...
  • Menopause is a problem. Let's fix it. (they said)
    25 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. Oh this? It's a wearable. For women with menopause. It came about...
  • On finding problems for solutions
    03 Jul 2021 • 7 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. It was actually a man but I couldn’t find a royalty-free pic of a...
  • A diatribe against a mindset
    10 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweeklyish philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. They are apolitical. Or they think they are. They say they only b...
  • I will not apologise for starting this post with a poem
    16 May 2021 • 7 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweekly philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. I am so afraid of people's words. Everything they pronounce is so cl...
  • oh no another client project what do i do
    24 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweekly philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. Whenever I start a project with a client I feel a creeping anxiety. ...
  • The story so far!
    27 Mar 2021 • 7 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweekly philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. I recently lapsed in keeping DisAssemble updated (I aim to make it b...
  • More than tools: making meaning from digital stuff
    26 Jan 2021 • 5 min read
    You’re reading DisAssemble, a biweekly philosophy of tech newsletter aimed at those interested in creating better digital products. More than thirty years ago French theorist Jean Baudrillard said tha...
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