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Technology   •  8.2.2018   •  3 minute read

The 57, one awesome browser

Good old days Mozilla used to make an amazing browser. Fast. Rendering websites much more reliably than Internet Explorer which was the most used browser at the time. There were countless extensions that made made Firefox even cooler. Everything was customizable with plugins. From the navigation panel to the dropdown and context menus. Then came Google Chrome. It was the..

Development   •  28.1.2018   •  5 minute read

Game Development – now and then

I’ve been programming since early 1990s. Fairly early on, I also started building different kinds of games: small quick action blasts, adventure games, car games, space shooters, brain quizzes, and so on. Truth to be told, many of them only reached proof-of-concept or prototype level, but there are e.g. several mobile games available in app stores that I’ve created. And..

Pharmaceuticals   •  28.4.2016   •  10 minute read

The Pharma Digitalization: the new Pharma Reality, beyond the Pill

THE PHARMA TRANSFORMATION Pharma business is undergoing a major transformation on multiple concurrent areas affecting the whole product lifecycle from the medicine development to the patient care. The era of conventional blockbuster medicines is ending and the big pharma focus is shifting towards high value but lower volume products such as biomedicines. At the same time, the increasing price pressure..

Technology   •  3.12.2015   •  3 minute read

The new Apple TV and the unbearable lightness of discovery

The new, fourth generation Apple TV has been available for over two months for developers, and now some weeks for the general public. During this time, we at Make Helsinki have been testing this new digital media player and prototyping some apps for it. And there is potential, but also hurdles to overcome. The Apple TV itself is slightly taller..

Creative design   •  12.10.2015   •  4 minute read

3D printing

Many industries are using 3D printing technology for testing purposes and some even use it to create real products for their customers. During the last couple of years 3D printing has taken huge leaps, technology wise, and is now a viable solution for rapid prototyping. At least here in Finland there has been quite a big hype around 3D printing..

Technology   •  24.9.2015   •  6 minute read

My hundred days with Apple Watch

I got my Apple Watch on the 21st of May. After using it actively for over hundred days, I’ve learned to appreciate it in many, subtle ways. The Apple Watch was unveiled a little over a year ago, and it hit the markets last April. During the first day of pre-ordering, almost one million Apple Watches were purchased only in..