Author Archives: uobradbury

Trying to make sense of PG&E’s Marketing Campaigns

We are getting close to baseball season and since I try to catch the majority of games that means I get to watch a ton more local advertising! yay ads! Last season I was lucky enough to return to Norcal … Continue reading

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Mediocrity in Movies (part 1)

I’ve been trying to make sense of the wave of mediocore movies, games, and music that has been dumped on us lately. This will be part 1 of a series of rants dedicated to mediocrity. The Question Why the hell … Continue reading

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Exploiting P2P Game Hosting in Dead by Daylight

Any gamer will tell you dedicated servers are prefered to someone being selected as the host and having an unfair advantage with much better latency. P2P online gaming is just awful for anyone who wants a true competetive environment; clients … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Noise in the Programming community

Growing up on the internet I’ve always been aware of trolling and general BM that are associated with competetive gaming and message boards. Unfortunately I’ve been noticing similar behavior in more and more projects & programming community sites. It seems … Continue reading

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Turbolinks and Anchors

So far my journey with turbolinks hasn’t been too bad; I write my slop and things work as I’d expect them to. I knew this streak of good luck was bound to come to an end at some point and … Continue reading

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Vim Tricks – Googling with keywordprg

Most vim users are familiar with the man page lookup; K under the cursor or on visual selection. For anyone who needs a quick refrersher lets take a look at the help docs (help :K) *K* K Run a program … Continue reading

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Different browsers are the worst

While working on a personal project I ran into an issue with a bootstrap navbar collapse. In my local testing everything went fine and I decided to push and hoped everything would behave properly.. I grab my iPhone 5 and … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss with Turbolinks

Previous attempts to adopt turbolinks during upgrades or new projects led me to the conclusion that I have a burning hatred for everything the project stands for (rage hatred is the worst kind..). From conversations with other Rails folks + … Continue reading

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Development Turntable

And the turntable keeps on turnin’ and turnin’ Nothing can fuck with the way it goes around – Slug Human nature tells us that there is a natural desire to make sense of the uncertain and create some semblance of … Continue reading

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Scaling Images with HTML5 Canvas

Had intented to post this 8 months ago but it got lost in the sea of gists.. This is old news by now for most but I had quite a bit of fun implementing it for myself and figured I’d … Continue reading

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