How to make your own meme generator

Memes fuel the internet and now you can create your own meme generator. From “Is This a Pigeon?” to the Distracted Boyfriend, memes are everywhere. We all want to join in and share our own sense of humour through these formatted images and now you can create your own memes with a bit of coding. …

Now You Can Simulate The Universe With IllustrisTNG. Sort Of.

The IllustrisTNG universe simulation is helping cosmologists study dark matter and other cosmic mysteries. We hold the universe accountable for a lot of life’s changes. Some of us even “speak” things into existence with its help. But there’s so much we don’t know about that infinite vastness we call the universe. As cosmologists and physicists …

Create Your Own Working Pokédex!

Ever wanted your own Pokédex that detects Pokémon in the wild? Adrian Rosebrock’s might have the answer. Using deep learning, Adrian Rosebrock is turned a Raspberry Pi into a Pokédex. He trained a neural network to identify Pokémon using a dataset of 1191 Pokémon images. And its accuracy? 96.84%. The build itself uses a Raspberry …

Steve Schoger Gives A Masterclass In UI Design

I love UI design and because of that, I hate when popular services have bad UI on their sites (*cough* YouTube). Steve Schoger is a Canadian designer and in this episode of Refactoring UI, he redesigned a topic page for a website called Bad About. The original design is cramped and clunky but when Steve finishes, …

Blacker Than Black Times Infinity

Is your podcast subscription list exceptionally monochromatic? Are you suffering from the ill effects of society forcing you to view geek culture through a white lens? We have a cure for that! One weekly dose of Blacker Than Black Times Infinity, will cure both of these maladies! Hosted by Cthulhu’s Prodigy, Kr0nus, Stitch, Blue and Old …

Twitter Does The Bare Minimum By "Pausing" Blue Ticks

The blue ticks have become more redundant as time has gone on but now they’re being paused. The company announced they were halting “all general verification requests”. The decision has been linked to the fact a known white supremacist was verified. The man in question was Jason Kessler, the Unite the Right rally organiser whose …

Consumers SHOCKED That Expensive iPhone Still Breaks

I don’t know what people expected from a device made of plastic and glass but here we are. Videos and tweets have been published showing the fragility of the iPhone X. Apple claimed their iPhone X was “the most durable glass ever in a smartphone”, but SquareTrade put that to the test and it didn’t …

The History of CSS

Jason Hoffman of CSS Tricks took a trip down memory lane this week to look at the history of CSS. Hoffman’s article A Look Back at the History of CSS gives an account of how we came to style websites in the first place. From Marc Andreessen claiming there was no way to style a …

Apps - The Real iPhone Killer

There are countless articles asking whether the latest phone is an “iPhone killer.” Android phones are more globally abundant than iPhones but that hasn’t impeded their dominance. Apple has created a cult around their products for years, and the iPhone is no exception. But you can’t “kill” anything Apple makes. The iPhone will be ever …