My name is Benjamin Piouffle, I'm a
fullstack developer graduated from the French school
Epitech. I also studied for one year abroad at the
California State University of Long Beach (USA).
I am the founder of CaptainFact, a nonprofit dedicated to bring collaborative, real-time fact-checking tools to citizen, medias and education. I have founded and worked on other civic-tech projects that you can find in the Projects section or on my Github.
First year: C, UNIX systems, security, SQL
Second year: C++, Web security, network
Third year: Advanced C++, Java, business science
Fifth year: Artificial intelligence, evolution programming, personal projects
First semester: English
Second semester: Security, Java, Operating Systems, Web Design
Internet is filled with rich and abundant data. Information
travels fast and we don't have the time to check that everything
we see and hear is correct.
CaptainFact is a social platform that allows people to debate and help each other to verify that data by sourcing it, voting and chatting about facts.
Technologies: Elixir, Phoenix, GraphQL, React, Redux, WebExtension
Et si demain... is a citizen debate platform
intended to help New Caledonia to think and discuss about 2018's
independence referendum. It is build around short videos (< 30s)
where speakers must develop a single argument, idea or question. A
team of journalists is working to source citizen's contributions,
making sure arguments are built upon facts.
The project is born during Noumea's first Hackathon with a team of two journalists, one motion-designer and myself as a developer. It is now involving two different news organizations and will be released to the public in January 2018.
Technologies: React, GatsbyJS, GraphQL
This project aims to provide a set of tools to monitor a
democratic entity. This entity can be a country, a city council or
your organization. You can get a preview of the front-end with
fake data on
Technologies: ES6, React
A website to present “Edza Films”, a french audio-visual
association with members such as film directors, sound engineers,
cameramen and other creators I was happy to work with. The team
can upload pictures, videos, post news and manage a lot of content
directly from the website.
Technologies: Ruby on Rails, HAML, SASS, Coffeescript
Python script and library to control Magic Blue bulbs over
Bluetooth. These are probably the cheapest RGB light bulbs you can
find on the market but no official API exists and they're not
This open-source project consist of the reverse engineering work to bring all the features from the official mobile application in some easy to use and well documented Python scripts.
Main technologies: Elixir, Phoenix, Absinthe, GraphQL, Apollo, React, Redux, WebExtension
Main technologies: C++, C#, Python
Numvision is a company located in the south of France that
provides files backup and synchronisation solutions for
companies. My work mainly consisted of improving the main
company's product “Numsync”, creating a REST API and
automatizing the build of mobile applications.
Main technologies: Java / J2EE, REST API, Android and IOS builds
Internship at EFrogg, a web agency. Development of a SEO
analysis tool and work on various websites.