Breast cancer and it’s impact
The shock of diagnosis We don't choose our genetics. Yet our genetics can contribute to this killer. Watch out for: A lump in the breast Thickening, swelling or dimpling of the breast Skin irritation Distortion or retraction of the skin Pain or tenderness Nipple discharge As medical specialists do their best…Continue reading
Chatbots and Drupal 8 implementation
Creating the Bot API.AI (Diagflow) provides free account creation Basic Integration Install the Chatbot API module from the Drupal website Embed via an iframe e.g. https://dialogflow.com/docs/integrations/web-demo Advanced integration Enable web services You'll need to enable web services in Drupal 8. Go to Manage->Extend page and enable the following modules: HAL HTTP…Continue reading
The Trolley Problem: Will Our Cars Grow up to Be Heroes?
Next year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous ‘thought experiments’. It may lack the pop-cultural punch of ‘Schrödinger’s famous cat‘, but it still stands out as an absolute zinger – it’s called ‘The Trolley Problem‘. Phillipa Foote first sketched out the idea in 1967 and…Continue reading
The First Rule Of Good Software Design? First, Do No Harm!
Who amongst us hasn’t at some time been cursed by the autocorrect gremlin? You tap out a ‘letter-perfect’ message, dart your thumb to ‘SEND’, only to watch in slow-motion horror as the autocorrect gremlin decides you couldn’t have meant THAT, right? A moment later it has overridden your words with…Continue reading
Web Layout 101: Vertical Rhythm is a Drummer
Designers and front-end coder tend to think more about columns than rows. That’s not surprising. As most devices are designed to scroll vertically, our page width is more limited than our page height, so dividing up the horizontal space seems like a natural place to start. Vertical Baseline Rhythm The…Continue reading