Lightbeam – Tooltips (SVG)

In this blog post I want to share my lessons learned from creating tooltips for the Lightbeam visualisations. Visualisations are the major part of this Outreachy - Lightbeam internship. We use D3-force to create a simulation for an array of nodes (websites), compose the desired forces, and then listen for tick events to render the nodes as they update. When we started,... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Am I a fraud?

Imposter Syndrome is described as a feeling of "phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement". While these people "are highly motivated to achieve", they also live in fear of being 'found out' or exposed as frauds. (Clance and Imes, 1978) Recently, I had this... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – Behind the scenes

It's more than 2 weeks now. I haven't had the time to write anything down. So here's a quick post on what's happening! San Fransisco - Mozilla All Hands 2017 Before The week of June 26 - 30 was Mozilla All Hands 2017 at San Fransisco. It was my first time into the United States... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – ‘tale of 2 stores’

Thanks to Bianca, my fellow Outreachy-Lightbeam project partner for coining the above title in her blog and asking me questions to explain about the bug(PR) I recently fixed for Lightbeam. I  started explaining her last evening via quick diagrams and I already had an idea to make my next blog post colourful 😉 I have... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam 2.0 – MVP

It's been 4 weeks now, since we started working on Lightbeam 2.0. And we have an MVP! Here are my earlier posts on Outreachy and Lightbeam: Outreachy – suspense unfolds Lightbeam – why & what Lightbeam – Q & A The first milestone in this internship is this initial MVP. Every time, I and Bianca... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – Q & A

The Mozilla Learning Network rallies and connects leaders who want to advance the promise of the Internet for learning in a networked world. This is done by fuelling new approaches to digital learning through Mozilla Hives, Clubs and Gigabit cities. As part of the Internet Health Basics learning activity, there is a module on Privacy and... Continue Reading →

Lightbeam – why & what

Lightbeam is a key tool for Mozilla to educate the public about privacy. In this blog post, you will know why I chose Lightbeam and what does it do. As I was browsing through the Outreachy project list, Lightbeam caught my attention for the following reasons: front-end web development (all things JavaScript) visualisations (D3.js) a... Continue Reading →

Biannual updates

I like to set my goals at the beginning of every year and reflect on them about what's being achieved and what isn't. Here is what I have written in the past: A thank you note! Zello 2016’s Hello World For 2017, this is what I had set. Having achieved most of them already, I... Continue Reading →

Outreachy – suspense unfolds

I am happy to announce that I am one of the 39 participants selected into this year's summer Outreachy internship. Results were announced on 04.05.2017 at 4:00 pm UTC and my joy new no bounds. I have been accepted into Mozilla's Lightbeam project. Initially, the results were scheduled to be announced on 28.04.2017. Anticipating a rejection, I had jotted... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑