The most marketable skill in the job market: communication!

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The folks at Webucator asked me to write a blog post about what I thought is the most marketable skill to help recent graduates people to enter the job market. Without a doubt, my first thought was about the communication skill. No matter the type of job you will do, communication is critical. Let’s take... Read more

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HTML, not just for desktops at Congreso Universitario Móvil

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At the beginning of the month, I was in Mexico to represent Mozilla at Congreso Universitario Móvil, an annual conference at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Unfortunately, I did not have the time to visit a lot Mexico City, but I had an amazing full day at the event. I started the fourth day... Read more

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HTML for the Mobile Web at All Things Open

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In about a month, I’ll speak at All Things Open in Raleigh, North Carolina. I’m quite excited as even if I never attended this event, I hear a lot of good things about it. Funny enough, I don’t go on stage quite often in the United States, so it’s a great opportunity to do so.... Read more

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Firefox OS at the Congreso Universitario Movil in Mexico City

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Tomorrow, I’ll join the students as the developers from Mexico at the Congreso Universitario Movil to share about Firefox OS. Firstly, I’ll do a keynote about the fact that HTML is not just for desktops introducing Firefox OS to the attendees: The mobile web got a bad reputation. In reality, it’s the platform to bet... Read more

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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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