A collection of links we've found useful and informative. A good mixture of current affairs regarding tech, design, and relevant articles.
- Hugely relevant for much of our work through the pandemic, here’s Reaktors take on how museums can create revenue streams in a digital world.
Design of the week
- Hey, it’s time to reel in some of this persona focus. Here are some thoughts on how they can mislead and reduce complexity too much from our friends at Reaktor.
- While on the subject, the inventor of personas is claiming that more than one is far too many.
- User Inyerface is an elaborate attempt to create the worst user experience imaginable. Highly entertaining, and you might even learn a few things:)
Tech of the week
- Serverless relational database platform for moden development with preview branch deployment from Planet Scale.
- KeystoneJS is yet another headless web CMS with support for self hosting.
- Here's a plugin to run Lighthouse against a set of urls to see which site is the fastest.
- GitHub Copilot is an AI based dev assistant of sorts, suggesting lines or entire functions right inside the editor. The Internets seems quite impressed.
- IconVG is a compact, binary format for simple vector graphics: icons, logos, glyphs and emoji.
- Shopify releases a few updates, including some pretty big changes to their business model. Shopify is quickly becoming THE e-commerce platform.
With that, the piña editorial staff of this little colada is signing off for the summer. Next edition in august!