retro riffs

Category: Hacks

Soundtrack Streamer

November 10, 2018WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

Netflix Hack Day - Fall 2018 recently passed and as always it was very fun to participate. I decided to use this occasion to build a ReactJS…

Road Trips Reenacted

June 01, 2018Hacks / Nostalgia 11 Min Read

Multi-Video Synchronization with FFmpeg Over the last winter break I spent time archiving an old collection of camcorder tapes to hard…

Altered Video Player

March 13, 2018Hacks / GameDev / WebDev 1 Min Read

Wow, time has flown! Yet another Netflix Hack Day has come to pass. For the Winter 2018 event, I decided to experiment with the combination…

Subtitle Reactions!

August 31, 2017WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

Netflix Hack Day has arrived again! For this experimental hack, we decided to add multiple visualizations to Netflix subtitles during…

Stranger Games

February 03, 2017Nostalgia / WebDev / Hacks 1 Min Read

For my recent Netflix Hack Day project, I had a strong desire to create something based on Stranger Things, a Netflix Original that debuted…

Netflix Zone (VR Prototype)

May 24, 2016Hacks 1 Min Read

A VR prototype created for the HTC Vive that lets you experience Netflix as if it were a vintage video rental store. Developing this VR demo…

SongBranch

March 08, 2016WebDev / Hacks / Nostalgia 1 Min Read

Just released my latest project, SongBranch. It's basically an interactive song lyric visualization app. The edges are colorized as a heat…

Say Whaaat!!!

March 09, 2015Hacks 1 Min Read

Say Whaaat!!! provides a more convenient way to to catch missed dialogue as you watch Netflix by displaying subtitles when you pause…