February 19, 2018
This week: Statistics for hackers, 3D engine made with MS Excel, designing a viral meme, and Chamillionaire’s amazing pitch.
Our weekly collection design and development resources for hackathon hackers is once again filled with some must reads and good-to-knows.
Perttu is in Berlin, participating in Europe’s biggest energy efficiency hackathon, DENEFF energy efficiency hackathon.
← The logo is pretty wacky, but the problems the hackathon is solving are far from that. Perttu for example is solving how to reduce energy consumption of a supermarket and detect products that are reaching their best before date.
Jake Vanderplas wonderful presentation about statistics for people who love to solve problems with code.
Check out this query language for JSON and the really well constructed tutorial as well!
Want to release that app you’ve been dreaming about without the hassle of learning new languages? NativeScript-Vue is the right choice for you! The syntax is familiar if you’ve used Vue.js before.
3D engine using only excel formula with functionalities such as real time ray tracer rendering and basic illumination rendering. Now this is some cool stuff!
If the excel 3D engine above didn’t blow your socks off, this will!
Another article about the capabilities of CSS as a way of stealing information. In this blog post you will learn about a method dubbed CSS Exfil and how that can be used to steal targeted data.
Can you become professional software developer after 30? Even though there seems to be a lot of ageism in Silicon valley, you’re actually never too old to start coding. This article shows you concrete proof of that.
Designer must dispel these misconceptions that to become human-centric and to find meaning in their work Ilya Sidorenko
Apple, your notifications suck from a user experience perspective. Here’s how.
A highly detailed article on how to design a font from scratch and submit it to Google Fonts.
Really interesting UX case study about how to design a viral meme. Everyone should definitely read this even though it sounds a bit weird.
You probably know Chamillionaire from the song “Ridin’, but did you know he is also startup investor and a founder? Here’s a really cool “pitch” (takes 20 minutes) that is useful for everyone.
WayRay is organizing a “True AR” challenge. Read more about this interesting challenge from the link above
UTILITY WEEK LIVE HACK, May 22–23 2018, NEC Birmingham
Now here’s a unique opportunity to design and build prototypes to answer challenges around electricity and water industries vulnerable and priority customers. Best part? If selected to take part you’ll be paid £600 for your time.
Having problems reaching you audience? Maybe this article can help you? :)
Unsplashed is a super cool site with a huge amount of free images. Now they’re going become even bigger by building a community around photography. Read this!