My Libertarian predilections make it hard to find sympathy for conservative media companies that get blindsided by Big Tech. Facebook, Twitter, regardless of anyone’s sentiment or attachment to them for their day-to-day communication needs, are not like regulated telecommunications companies. They are very much private platforms. It doesn’t surprise me…

As a gamer dad and product design professional, every Christmas has a great product lesson for me on the subject of supply and demand. This Christmas the two hottest toys make their mark on my consciousness, as it has many a parent with an eager mini geek that takes after…

As behavioral models that we as UXers put together become the most sought after commodities of the Information Age, surveillance capitalism is having its proscriptive impact on our lifestyles.

Narcissus
Narcissus by Caravaggio depicts Narcissus gazing at his own reflection.

Generations ago, before the music industry was digital, artists were left to less proscriptive creative methods that didn’t involve pressing a…

#wokesploitation. It’s a thing.

If enough articles haven’t been written about this, here’s another one. The rabbit hole actually goes much deeper. Gillette was dying on the vine ever since the advent of Dollar Shave Club and several of these other competitors who were going for a more simple subscription…

Originally published October 4th, 2018. Updated July 21st, 2019.

This is as much a PSA as it is an open letter to a particular person. We have a false accusation epidemic in our current national culture and its impacting men on several levels. Being technically adept and realizing the burden…

Chris Lahiri

I’m a dad and fathers’ rights activist. I’m also a Nielsen Norman Group certified UX designer, and a six-time Addy award winning interactive media designer.

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