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Friday, September 11, 2020

In This Edition:
First Thought talks at GIAF, Saas Boilerplate, Title Cities, never use black,, and NPR Shortwave on pods!

High Score is an entertaining 6 episode documentary on Netflix about the history of video games up to and including Doom.

First Thought Talks

Image: Galway International Arts Festival

The First Thought Talks are an excellent set of talks in the Galway International Arts Festival that this year are streamed online and available to view on the festival's YouTube channel. There was an excellent talk on practical options for Ireland in addressing the climate crisis. The last day of talks will be streamed tomorrow, Saturday Sep 12.

SaaS Boilerplate


Kelly & Timur from are back with their second online book SaaS Boilerplate, which is a soup to nuts tutorial on building a production ready Saas product.

Title Cities

Image: Nicholas Rougeux

Artist and web designer Nicholas Rougeux created a fantasticly creative project called Title Cities, where he converts text on the covers of historic books with blocks of colours, and then extracts and rearranges these blocks into cityscape posters.

Never Use Black

Image: Ian Storm Taylor

Ian Storm Taylor has a great blog post on why web designers should never use pure black as a colour in their designs.


Image: is a handy blob generator that allows you to create a blob and copy the Flutter or SVG code.


Podcast of the Week: NPR Shortwave on Pods

Image: NPR Shortwave

The daily NPR Shortwave podcast is great for short episodes about science each day. A recent episode describes the practice of creating isolation pods among people outside of your immediate household or family as a way to socialise during the coronavirus pandemic, assuming you've all had the talk!


About Found This Week

Found This Week is a curated blog of interesting posts, articles, links and stories in the world of technology, science and life in general.
Each edition is curated by Daryl Feehely every Friday and highlights cool stuff found each week.
The first 104 editions were published on Medium before this site was created, check out the archive here.

Daryl Feehely

I’m a web consultant, contract web developer, technical project manager & photographer originally from Cork, now based in London. I offer my clients strategy, planning & technical delivery services, remotely & in person. I also offer freelance CTO services to companies in need of technical bootstrapping or reinvention. If you think I can help you in your business, check out my details on

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