It’s far from perfect, but Google’s experimental web app has a pretty nifty trick up its sleeve – it can transform rough doodles into neat line art by using machine-learning algorithms to recognize shapes and replace them with professionally drawn illustrations.
We normally don’t care for colorizing black and white imagery, but the deep learning tech in Algorithmia’s tool is just too cool not to share. Upload a monochrome image, and out pops an image which appears to have its original colors restored. It’s imperfect, but still pretty slick.
Chemistry teacher Andy Brunning’s website is packed with amazing scientific infographics which educate and entertain. The charts explain everything from the composition of spirits, foods, and products, to the origins of element names. Be sure to check out Andy’s book too!
Fans of the rock and alternative music scenes will want to bookmark BlastEcho. Unlike other sites that just regurgitate stories, this brand new site features exclusive, true insider news on bands that you won’t find anywhere else. We also love the lyric cloud art by Juan Osborne.
If It Were My Home is a website that compares the living conditions of two countries based on data from the CIA, the WHO and the UN. It’s far from perfect – it reduces citizens into statistical averages and its definition of good healthcare is flawed, but it’s still educational.