YouTube’s big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more

YouTube’s big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more

00 Earlier this year, YouTube introduced a major redesign of its desktop website which delivered a cleaner look and new features like a “dark mode” for nighttime watching. Today, YouTube is taking this update out of beta, and making it available to all users. In addition, the company is extending the design and select new features to its mobile app, and is unveiling an updated logo and icon. This is the biggest change the YouTube logo has…

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Facebook’s Comment and Post Translations Are Now All Managed by AI

Facebook’s Comment and Post Translations Are Now All Managed by AI

00 Facebook translates billions of its users’ posts and comments every day. The social media giant is now looking to get all its translations done by neural networks. Previously the social media site had used simple phrase-based machine translation models, but the switch to the advanced method will dramatically improve accuracy. “Creating seamless, highly accurate translation experiences for the 2 billion people who use Facebook is difficult,” Facebook explained, “We need to account for context, slang, typos, abbreviations, and…

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This Terrifying Video Visualizes How Many People Would Die in a Nuclear War

This Terrifying Video Visualizes How Many People Would Die in a Nuclear War

00 As tensions between North Korea and the US increase, the possibility of a nuclear attack seems more real than ever. While we can only hope the leaders of these countries can use diplomacy rather than weapons, it is critical to ask the big questions about the possible conflict. What would the consequences of a nuclear attack be? What would be the human toll from nuclear missiles? Data visualizer Neil Halloran has created a brilliantly terrifying video that shows exactly…

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10 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Engineers

10 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Engineers

00 Whether you are looking for something to blow your mind or laugh at a classic meme that your friends would stare at blankly wondering what could possibly be so funny, we’ve got you covered. We searched the internet to bring to you the top 10 best engineering Instagrams that you should follow 1. Mechanical Engineer Mechanical Engineer brings to you all sorts of cool mechanical features with an interesting description. Of course, they add…

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Top 5 Snapchat Accounts to Follow for Engineering and Technology

Top 5 Snapchat Accounts to Follow for Engineering and Technology

00 Snapchat is taking the social media world by storm. There are millions of users, but how do you know who to follow if you don’t have any connections? If you are looking for some technology and engineering pages to follow, we have assembled the best Snapchat accounts just for that purpose! Check them out. justinkan Justin Kan is a Partner at Y Combinator and often holds Q&A sessions about entrepreneurship and business. Y Combinator…

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