The Blog

Weekly 7/2020

April 23, 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.


Design

The Decline of Usability
In which we delve into the world of user interface design.

Video Game Interfaces
Explore a huge selection of video game interfaces


Tech

Things I Wished More Developers Knew About Databases

Women of React
Women of React is an online conference where women take the (virtual) stage, but everyone is welcome to attend and participate89.

React Native 0.63 preview - Pressable, PlatformColor, and DynamicColor

react-native-contact-tracing
React-native module for Apple & Google’s Contact Tracing Framework. Look at this as well

List of Finnish Companies That Got the Full 100K Corona Grant
I built this, you can use is a prospect list or just look at the companies for fun.

pdf-viewer-reactjs


Business, startups, founders and VCs

Magic Leap lays of 1000 people
Turns out the building an AR consumer business is hard, even if you have 2.6 billion of VC money.

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

It’s Time to Build by Marc Andreessen
VC telling you how the world should work.

It’s Time to Act – a Response to Marc Andreessen
And now for some actually good ideas.


Other stuff

Final Fantasy 7 Remake - Both Brilliant and Flawed
You should watch The Cosmonaut Variety Hour

How about me
I’ve been fucking busy. No other updates.

Also, this might give out my bad taste in animes but I think Sword art online is ok, and worth watching.


Personal blog of Perttu Lähteenlahti. For more developer oriented posts checkout perttu.dev and if you want to sleep better check nyxo.app