• This Week in Python 8/23: Coding for the Fun of it

xkcd In the Wild

One of the developers over at Everyday Python recently took inspiration from the internet famous xkcd webcomic and built a Python script designed to replace commonly used words in news articles with other words and phrases to make the news "fun".

Cool Stuff to do in Python: Mod the Sims

The famed game series "The Sims" is launching their fourth iteration in September and comes with a nifty little feature enabling the game to be modded with Python. Information on how exactly this may be done is scarce, but the folks over at The Sims VIP fan site seem to have got this news from the source.

More Cool Stuff to do in Python: Detect Skin Tones

Ever wonder how Google Safe Search works? One of the writers at PyImageSearch came up with a python algorithm to detect skin tones in an image. Even better, they wrote up a tutorial breakdown for exactly how they accomplished it and how you can write one yourself!

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