You are boring

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You were talking with someone, and suddenly that person saw someone else they know, and had to leave you to talk to him or her? Meet someone you recognize, and that person did not recognize you even after you had a long discussion days or weeks ago? You wrote a blog post, and not many... Read more

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Know when you lost a battle

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In life, you need to choose your battles. Some are not worth your time, but obviously, some are. You fight them with time, and with energy. You have some high; you have some low. You fail, but you come back, stronger than ever. It’s a scenario that can go on forever. Maybe it’s time for... Read more

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Fred’s tees #39 – Too much bacon?

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It’s been a while I did not share my t-shirts with you, but it’s not because of a shortage of those! Do I have to say more about this tee I just ordered from SnorgTees? Hummmmmm bacon… Read more

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HTML5 to the next level, the recording of my presentation at Montreal Python

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Last month I spoke at the monthly Python Montréal meetup about, guess what, Firefox OS. I already uploaded the slides online, and now the recording of my talk. Thanks again to the friend Christian Aubry, who, like always, did an amazing job with the recording. Thanks also to Python Montréal for having me and Google... Read more

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First impression matter

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I learn recently that Mozilla was not sure to hire me after my in-person series of interviews. They thought I had no personality. It’s funny. I don’t remember why they could have had this impression, but they know now that I do not lack personality. Maybe I was sick? Maybe it was the timezone change... Read more

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Community Evangelist: Firefox OS developer outreach at MozCamp India

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At the end of June, I was in India to do a train the trainer session at MozCamp India. The purpose of the session Janet Swisher (first time we worked together, and I think we got a winning combo), and I delivered was to help Mozillians to become Community Evangelists. Our goal was to help... Read more

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One year at Mozilla

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On July 15th last year, I was starting a new job at Mozilla: it was the beginning of a new journey. Today, it’s been one year that I’m a Mozillian, and I’m proud. One year later One year later, I’m still there. It means I like what I’m doing, my team, my manager, and the... Read more

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Microsoft nominated me as a Most Valuable Professional

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You read well; Microsoft nominated me, and I’m now a MVP, a Most Valuable Professional about Internet Explorer. For those of you that don’t know, it’s an important recognition in the Microsoft ecosystem: it’s given to professionals with a certain area of expertise, around Microsoft technology or technology Microsoft use, for their work in the... Read more

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Getting the best out of your design with Responsive Web Design at Devoxx UK

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First time in London and first time at Devoxx UK, I had the pleasure to present about Responsive Web Design. I was quite happy with the turn out; attendees were sitting on the floor, as Devoxx is a Java centric conference, and my talk was… not about Java. In forty-five minutes, I introduced to the... Read more

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