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Why AlphaGo's Victory Over Lee Se-dol Matters

Posted by Jon on 12 March 2016 | Comments

It has been announced that Google's AlphaGo has beaten Go master player Lee Se-dol 3-0. We know computers can beat human's at lots of games. Deep Blue managed (just) to beat chess world...

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Cognitive Psychology for UX

Posted by Jon on 9 March 2016 | Comments

Colours and contrast are important, but our brains also excel at pattern recognition. That's why ScreenLab takes into account how we see the whole screen, not just component parts. When designing websites we can...

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Building your skills

Posted by Jon on 6 December 2015 | Comments

We know some of you are highly experienced web developers, while others are just starting out. Regardless of where you are in your career, we all have something in common. Every one of...

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Linux Distro Websites

Posted by Jon on 19 June 2015 | Comments

There's been a lot of discussion recently about the ease of use of websites for linux distributions, particularly Debian. We thought we'd take a look at how the top linux distributions design their...

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OpenCV Version 3.0 Released

Posted by Jon on 5 June 2015 | Comments

The OpenCV computer vision library is at the heart of the ScreenLab engine. The OpenCV team have just released version 3.0 with improvements to speed, new algorithms and expanded features. For the next few...

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Motion - Part 1

Posted by Jon on 28 February 2015 | Comments

Our visual system is highly attuned to motion. Biologically speaking this serves several vital functions, including finding prey and escaping predators. Below we have a nice peaceful scene. octopus_static Now, let's add some motion. ...

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