Major Scientific Achievements of 2019 | Let’s Look Back

Let's Look Back 2019 GeekyMinds

Hey Geeks! It’s almost the end of 2019 and it has been a great year for science and technology. We saw various scientific breakthroughs – from commercially viable quantum computing and the discovery of water on Mars to advances in medical science and artificial intelligence. In this article, we are going to look back at the major scientific achievements of 2019 in chronological order.

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Shadow DOM and Custom Elements | Let’s Simplify

Shadow DOM and Custom Elements Explained - GeekyMinds

Web Components are a relatively new set of technologies that lets you create custom HTML elements using the shadow DOM. This enables you to write markup, styles and logic once and reuse it around your website or web app! In this article, we are going to look into the technologies which power Web Components and create a custom HTML element from scratch!

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Three Google+ Features We Badly Miss

Google+ is finally gone with a message “thank you for making Google+ such a special place.” Indeed it was home to many with over 395 million monthly active users, according to Dustin Stout. Earlier last year, Google announced the doomsday (2nd April) for Google Plus, on the aftermath of a serious data breach that exposed personal data of some million users. Let’s look at three Google+ features that we badly miss.

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Fake News: Can We Not Forward Everything?

According to Quartz, nearly 37% of WhatsApp forwarded messages are either scam or are meant to scare people for fun. Today, social media platforms have become a place where an individual finds his voice and can express himself for who he is. Somewhere in between, technology has set the stage for troublemakers who love to spread rumours and fake news that can destroy someone’s life.

Either knowingly or unknowingly, we are responsible for it, too.

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