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The Making of ”Welcome Home” by Spike Jonze

I really enjoyed Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad for the HomePod, directed by Spike Jonze: Over at AdWeek there’s a behind the scenes video available showing how they made it: In particular, we get immersed in the choreography and the production … Continue reading

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The Broccoli Tree: A Parable

Patrik Svedberg had been taking photos of a particular and unique tree which he named “The Broccoli Tree”. He posted the photos on an Instagram account dedicated to the tree. And then one day, he noticed something was wrong with … Continue reading

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A New View of the Moon

Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh took a telescope around the streets of LA and invited people to look at the Moon through it. Watching people’s reactions to seeing such a closeup view of the Moon with their own eyes, perhaps … Continue reading

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Artsy Engineering Blog: React Native, 2 years later

Two years ago the folks at Artsy started working with React Native: We’ve come quite far from where we started, and I was asked if I could give a talk to summerize what we’ve learned in the last 2 years … Continue reading

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React Native Under the Hood: MessageQueue & JS Thread

Yesterday I spent all day on the React Native Bridge digging deep into what gets sent over. This talk by Rotem Mizrachi-Meidan nicely details why one would want to do that. Next to the basic MessageQueue.spy(), I also used the … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy & Starman

Official SpaceX Falcon Heavy aftermovie: That synchronous landing of the boosters still amazes me.

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The exciting future of React

Good talk by Kitze on some of the new features of React. Think Error Boundaries, the new Context API, etc. Additionally he also looks forwards to getDerivedStateFromProps, the upcoming deprecation of componentWillMount / componentWillUpdate / componentWillReceiveProps, and the aforementioned (but … Continue reading

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IoC containers beyond constructor injection

Talk by Hannes Van De Vreken, as given at the recent phpCE conference in Poland: Did you know your IoC container can do a whole lot more than just constructor injection? Besides that it is actually packed with features. Inflectors, … Continue reading

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Smarter Every Day: A Real Life Haptic Glove

Destin from Smarter Every Day tests a Real Life Haptic Glove – created by HaptX Inc. – and is really impressed: The glove is packed with sensors and “things” to give haptic feedback allowing one to pick up virtual things … Continue reading

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Waymo 360° Experience: A Fully Self-Driving Journey

Waymo began as the Google self-driving car project in 2009. Today, we have the world’s only fleet of fully self-driving cars on public roads. Step into our 360° video and take control of the camera to see through the “eyes” … Continue reading

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