The Blog

Weekly 6/2020

April 15, 2020

Weekly collection of links and resources I’ve come across this week. Also some updates about my life, the company I’m building and my investments as well.


Secrets of JavaScript: A tale of React, Performance Optimization and Multi-threading
Lessons learned from optimizing a uniquely challenging search UI

Experimental React hooks for lightweight 3D physics on the web.

Opinionated take on full-stack on JAMstack, with React, GraphQL and Prisma

How we recovered over $300K of Bitcoin

Roadmap to becoming a web developer in 2020

Gatsby, Netlify and Amplify Part 1: The Basics


Spatial Interfaces
Interesting article about spatial cues ( affordances) in user interfaces.

Business, startups, founders and VCs

Wavve: Making $76k a Month Turning Podcasts into Videos

Other stuff

How the brain encodes landmarks that help us navigate
New findings on retrosplenial cortex and how it exactly provides us with the ability to navigate our surroundings

every single party in San Francisco

Can Sleep Debt Be Paid Off?
The economics of sleep debt by Anu-Katriina Pesonen

Favorite quote of the week
“We conclude that romantic love is one further cause for short or poor quality sleep in girls and may relate to symptoms of depression and anxiety in both sexes. However, feelings of infatuation contain important developmental lessons.”

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