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Weekly 13/2018

April 04, 2018

This week: Grindr’s lousy security, Dark patterns, Detecting objects with Raspberry Pi, and sex parties of the rich and tech.

🤓 For the techie kid in all of us

Grindr Privacy Leaks

You though Facebook giving out your data to advertisers was bad? How about Grindr giving out your HIV-status and other things as well!?


The frontpage of internet is getting a redesign. Wired has an inside story how this process has played out.

💻 Treats for developers

Working on an iPad Pro as my main computer

Software developer using an iPad pro as the main development device? How is such thing even possible?

How to easily Detect Objects with Deep Learning on Raspberry Pi

A thorough look at building different object recognition stuff with machine learning and Raspberry Pi.

Progressive Web Apps on iOS are here 🚀

Apple has silently added support for PWAs (Progressive web apps) in the newest developer release of iOS 11.

🍬 Candy for designers

How Dark Patterns Trick You Online

Nerdwriter1 has put out an amazing video about the dark patters designers use to make your life just a tiny bit harder.

Mobbin is a hand-picked collection of latest mobile design patterns. Personal favourite: the Elbi signup process.

Interaction of the Week

Just look at this beautiful interaction by Johny Vino!

📖 Book of the Week

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley

Emily Chang dives into the gender discriminating culture of Silicon Valley, describing what it is like to be a female engineer in place where sex parties filled with high ranking VCs are the norm.

❤️ Something Else

Want to Reduce Brain Fog And Improve Clear Thinking? Give up These Things Immediately

Tips for clearer mind. TLDR: get rid of clutter.

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