12 Most Famous PhD Theses In History

12 Most Famous PhD Theses In History

I have compiled a very solid list of the 12 most famous PhD theses (plural of thesis) in history. Do realize that this list includes ‘PhD Theses’ and not books/volumes (so Principia by Newton doesn’t count).  More

Graph Theory 101: Directed and Undirected Graphs

Graph Theory 101: Directed and Undirected Graphs

This is a very short introduction to graph theory. We will be talking about directed and undirected graphs, the formulas to find the maximum possible edges for them and the mathematical proofs that underlie the philosophy of why they work. This is my first use of LaTeX on Mr. Geek. More

Getting it Right When Choosing HR Software

Getting it Right When Choosing HR Software

People are perhaps the most important element of any business, so it’s vital to look after your employees properly. And when it comes to payroll and human resources software, it pays to choose a solution that not only meets your needs but can also grow with your organisation. More

Measuring influence in a group using social network analysis

Measuring influence in a group using social network analysis

I have decided to publish the contents of my Complex Networks and Web coursework project here on Mr. Geek. The information contained in this post might be complex to some, but I assure you that this will be a good long read. I have included lots of pictures to make sure you don’t get bored in the swathes of text.  More

A few thoughts on the Whatsapp acquisition

A few thoughts on the Whatsapp acquisition

Two days ago, we witnessed the second largest tech acquisition of all time, valued at $19.0 billion USD. Facebook acquired Whatsapp. What? A stunner, of the sorts that literally shocked the geek-o-sphere in all dimensions. Here are my thoughts about it. More

Why Flappy Bird is strikingly similar to Piou Piou?

Why Flappy Bird is strikingly similar to Piou Piou?

A fan sent in us a link of a site that claimed Flappy Bird to be a ‘carbon’ copy of a 2011 Android game Piou Piou. I set out to investigate this and the results are discussed in this short blog post. The truth is, it is definitely copied, or at least inspired to a large extent. More

10 Equations Used In Our Daily Lives

10 Equations Used In Our Daily Lives

Equations. Don’t we all just love them. We find them in our everyday lives. We study them and use them. Now, may I request you to embark with me upon a short journey into the world of equations that rule our everyday lives. Grab a cup of coffee, this is a long 2,500 word read.  More

5 Cool Ways To Earn Money With Apps

5 Cool Ways To Earn Money With Apps

Everyone loves finding a new way to earn some cash, even if it’s just a few dollars here and there to supplement income, or serve as extra daily spending money. And thanks to the mobile phone revolution More

How to disable the slow parallax iOS 7 animation? Faster iOS 7!

How to disable the slow parallax iOS 7 animation? Faster iOS 7!

The iOS 7 has a lot of great features, but the parallax animation is my least favorite. Why? Well, because it makes everything so slow, at least by a 1.5 seconds. Guess what, you’re in for luck. With version 7.0.4, you can choose to disable it. I am serious. You’ll love the speed. More