Author Archives: Bramus!

Ticket Trick: Hacking companies through their helpdesk

Clever way, unearthed by Inti de Ceukelaire, to getting access to private communications channels (such as Slack) by leveraging the create-by-email feature of issue trackers/the helpdesk of a company. First target of Init was Gitlab’s Slack channel: Anyone with a … Continue reading

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Antarctica, the Confusing Continent

Antarctica, the confusing continent. — Terrible Maps (@TerribleMaps) September 15, 2017

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Playing with React VR

The folks at Hashrocket have a nice introductory writeup on getting started with the aforementioned React VR. So if you’ve been doing React or React Native for the past months, you’ll see that React VR is super simple to get … Continue reading

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AUTOMATICA – Robots vs. Music

Nigel Stanford has created an installation sporting industrial robot arms to play a song named “Automatica” A behind the scenes is also available: Also worth checking out is his “CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music”

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Getting Started with the Web Animations API

The Web Animations Api (short WAAPI) tries to combine the power of CSS with the flexibility of Javascript in order to allow complex animation sequences. There are big differences between the WAAPI and for example libraries like GSAP, the biggest … Continue reading

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How to make an ARKit app in 5 minutes using React Native

Apple has made ARKit very easy to use, but it still requires quite a lot of efforts to properly set it up and run the first demo, especially for those who are not very familiar with 3D programming. What we … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Map: It’s About Time

The Mapbox Team: Recently, we’ve been thinking of a visualization that cuts directly to the way in which people make decisions about where to go: what would a map look like if we swept the physical world away completely, in … Continue reading

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Strategies for Derailing a React Conversation

Fun list tweeted just now by Redux creator Dan Abramov: Strategies for derailing a React conversation: HOC vs render props Is binding functions expensive CSS in JS PATENTS Redux Web Components class vs className <If> Size of node_modules Context I … Continue reading

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Javascript : The Curious Case of `null >= 0`

Abinav Seelan takes a deep dive to unearth why exactly this happens in JavaScript: null > 0; // false null == 0; // false null >= 0; // true How can a value not be greater than 0, not be … Continue reading

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One-off Futurama Podcast “Radiorama”

Futurama’s back … with a one-off podcast episode: I’ve listened to this one whilst driving home today. Quite enjoyed it 🙂

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