Online games have revealed their importance during the COVID-19 pandemic as a tool to create laughter and memories in the absence of real life get-togethers. Through my virtual engineering design team socials and friend group gatherings, I’ve experimented with a few online games that are worth trying, and I wanted…


An opinion, of course

On August 27th, 2020, a Reddit user by the name of u/MaGuishi posted a clip of two players interacting in Mediatonic’s 2020 smash hit video game, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. If you haven’t seen the clip, here it is:

“World Filled With Love”

I’m of the opinion that this clip…


Good practices for COVID-era learning, from a student’s perspective

Image by HaticeEROL on Pixabay

Online learning during COVID-19 has been a unique experience to say the least. Everything from homework, to examinations, to office hours have changed dramatically to accomodate the pandemic, and with these changes comes a feeling of what has worked and what hasn’t. As part of the younger subset of Medium…


Problem solving with CERN’s analysis language in C++

Written in April of 2020.

ROOT is a data analysis language created by CERN that is used by many research scientists across the world. Although it is very powerful and multipurpose, many of its users will agree that ROOT has a bit of a learning curve.

In this article, I…


How an application made for gaming is breaking learning barriers

In 2014, Derek Muller, better known as Youtube creator Veritasium, released a video titled “This Will Revolutionize Education”. In this video, he didn’t reveal some fancy technology that would revolutionize education. Instead, he explained how, despite the invention of revolutionary technology like motion pictures, the radio, the television and computers…


With many of the mysteries of particle physics being solved, a peculiar question is left open: can a particle be its own antiparticle? Many underground experiments are working to answer this question about our universe

An example of an underground neutrino detector featuring a 12 m diameter acrylic sphere. Photo by the SNO+ Collaboration.

As a student research assistant at SNOLAB, a Canadian facility that hosts and spearheads sub-atomic physics experiments, I learn every day about the phenomena being explored in the physics world. …


Skribbl.io is a notoriously funny online game where you earn points by either guessing what others draw, or having people guess what you draw. Naturally, drawing with a mouse or track-pad leads to terrible, convoluted drawings, so if you’re playing with friends and you’re all in a call together, lots…


Very little content on the internet is as notoriously roundabout as recipes. Nonetheless, Youtube tutorials come pretty close : a minute of intro, a minute of outro, a sponsorship message. Most of the time, all you’re looking for could be explained within 30 seconds, which leads to frustration. Just imagine…


SpaceX-Imagery on Pixabay

On the day that I started writing this, live reports were coming out about the Iranian bombing of Iraq military bases. The memers were all over World War 3, but for the most part, I’m still not convinced that a war is going to happen. However, in case we enter…

Kevin Lin

Engineering Physics student, environmentalist, Youtube content creator.

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