The Personal Blog of Perttu Lähteenlahti

Weekly 12/2018

March 19, 2018

This week: Songs, Parties, Learning Bootstrap in 5 minutes, UI kits, and boosting up your creativity with some brainstorming methods.

💯 Listen to this

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🤓 For the techie kid in all of us

Artificial data give the same results as real data — without compromising privacy

A new MIT study shows that a new approach can help organizations scale their data science efforts with artificial data and crowdsourcing.

Apple Is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens for the First Time

Why is the fruit company developing its own screens?


💻 Treats for developers

Learn Bootstrap 4 in 5 minutes

Understand one of the most popular CSS frameworks in less time than it takes to run to the loo.

Swapping Images with the Sizes Attribute

Images on web pages should aim to be high resolution, but this comes with a cost in load time, except when using sizes attributes.

Rough.js — Create graphics with a hand-drawn, sketchy, appearance

Rough.js is a light weight, Canvas based library that lets you draw in a sketchy, hand-drawn-like, style.


🍬 Candy for designers

Visualizing Fitts’s Law

Older article about Fitt’s law but still highly relevant!

Deck

A free card-styled UI kit for download!

Case study: Blendle

Nicely constructed and detailed case study of Blendle, a journalism service for the younger generation.

Interaction of the Week

Just look at this beautiful interaction by Minh Pham!

Image copyright Minh Pham


Book of the Week

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

Everyone knows Doom and Wolfenstein 3D, but how about the two most talented game developers behind it? Must read for everyone interested in games, development and startups.


❤️ Something Else

My Bathroom Mirror Is Smarter Than Yours

How to build a smart bathroom mirror!

17 Creative Brainstorming Methods That (Might) Produce Brilliance

Exercise that creativity muscle with these tricks, ranging from The “J.K. Rowling” Brainstorm to letter writing.


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