Perttu Lähteenlahti

    Perttu Lähteenlahti

    Personal blog of Perttu Lähteenlahti. For more developer oriented posts checkout perttu.dev

    Iowa Gambling Task – Simulating real-life decision-making with card games

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    Decision-making is perhaps one of the most exciting capabilities of human cognition. At the same time, it also one of the most difficult…

    Crosstalk in Stereoscopic Displays – Why 3D Movies Look Weird

    17 min read

    Remember 3D TVs? Remember how the TV manufacturers tried to ship the idea of wearing goggles at home while watching TV, so you could…

    What I read in 2018

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    disclaimer, this list was originally a list of tweets The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius…

    That's How I Got to Memphis

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    If you love somebody enough You’ll follow wherever they go That’s how I got to Memphis So goes the country song written by Tom T. Hall in…

    Too Old to Learn Code

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    I wrote my first line of code in 2014 and a year later I founded my first software consultancy. Since that, I’ve founded two other…

    What is Strategy?

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    “We gotta have a strategy. Let’s have a weekend for planning a strategy!” What the fuck is a strategy? Everyone’s heard of strategy, but not…

    Designing for Healthier Life

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    Four approaches to designing digital services that persuade your user to live a healthier life Changing your habits from unhealthy to…

    Designing a winning hackathon concept

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    Using a service design mindset to win hackathons The nature of hackathons has changed during the past years and hackathons are no longer…

    Opas hackathoneja voittavien palvelukonseptien suunnitteluun

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    Palvelumuotoilun ajatusmaailmalla hackathonien voittoon Hackathonien luonne on muuttunut viimeisten kolmen vuoden aikana. On päästy melko…

    I Fucking Hate My Job

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    Dear manager, this goes to both you and me. You know why people quit? Because they hate their job? Because they get paid more somewhere else…

    Key to Unlocking Creativity: Sleep

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    What you should know about sleep to boost your creativity A couple of weeks ago Luova Aalto organized an event about the interplay of sleep…

    Hackathon Diaries: Energy Efficiency Hackathon

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    One rather unusual hackathon about energy efficiency ⚡️ Premise Sometime around early January I came around one rather odd looking website…

    Hackathon Diaries: Royal Hackaway

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    First part in our series of trips to hackathons around the world What is the difference between a hackathon in Finland and one in UK? I…

    Hackathon Diaries: Kuohu Creative hackathon

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    Intensive questioning 📷 by Jessica Blechingberg Can you do creative business development in a hackathon? Premise Last weekend we…

    Hackathon Diaries: Talking Plants with Fiskars

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    Circular economy and the future of gardening Premise “Has anyone ever done any gardening?” The question echoed in our office for a short…

    Miten Perfekt City tehtiin

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    Miten avoimen datan avulla luotiin työkalu kaupunkisuunnitteluun Viime Heinäkuussa törmäsimme sattumalta työkaverini kanssa Ultrahackin ja…

    I hack, therefore I am?

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    Some stories and thoughts from hackathons If everything goes as planned, I will be attending my 50th hackathon this year. For those who don…

    Hackathon Diaries: Oulu 5GFWD hackathon

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    Virtual classrooms, hospital experiences, and factories of tomorrow How to hack with 5G networks in mind? How do you manage three teams and…

    Intelligenzia ry:n tiedote Helsingin yliopiston kognitiotieteen tilasta 5.2.2016

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    Kognitiotieteen tuleva sijoittuminen on ollut avoinna jo keväästä 2015, kun psykologian ja logopedian muuttoa lääketieteelliseen…

    Tiedote kognitiotieteilijöille 8.12.2015

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    Kognitiotiede osana tiedekuntamuutosta ja Isoa pyörää Helsingin yliopistossa liikkeellä oleva Iso pyörä sekä tiedekuntauudistukset saavat…

    The Role of Designers’ Subjective Interpretations in Human-centered Design

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    Interpretation is the basis of radical innovation Design is the process of making sense of things, as well as solving the problems that are…

    Defining Touchpoints in Service Design

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    Services are by nature intangible, which can be seen as the defining concept that distinguishes them from products. Despite their nature, it…

    Avoin Kirje Käyttäytymistieteellisen Tiedekunnan Dekaanille

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    Aloite kognitiotieteen oppiaineen ja tieteenalan jatkuvuuden takaamiseksi käynnissä olevassa tiedekuntamuutoksessa Arvon dekaani, Kevään…

    Psykologian siirtyminen lääketieteelliseen tiedekuntaan ja miten tämä vaikuttaa kognitiotieteeseen

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    Tänään järjestetyssä psykologian oppiaineryhmän kokouksessa käytiin lävitse huhuja mahdollisesta psykologian oppiaineen siirtymisestä…