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Technology   •  13.12.2019   •  3 minute read

Cyber Security, what is it and why should we care about it?

Cyber security in short is about protecting computer systems that are composed of hardware, software and data, against malicious actions. In the modern era, there seems to be nothing more important in the enterprises’ demand than cyber security. But why is cyber security so important? At the end of the day it comes down to safety and money. For example,..

Pharmaceuticals   •  5.12.2019   •  4 minute read

Frontiers Health: The future of health is digital

Frontiers Health event was held in Berlin again this year in mid-November. It gave a nice insight into the future of health – and digital is going to be a big part of it! During the event we were introduced to a wide range of interesting startups working with digital health. There was a good overview of what is happening..

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..