I’ll speak at PragueJS, in Prague, Czech Republic

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On the evening of the 27th of March, I’ll be in Prague, Czech Republic to speak at their local JavaScript user group. Lately, my speaking gigs had the same goal: introduce people to Firefox OS. It’s less about getting people to know the product as my goal is to present them an alternative to the... Read more

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My blog posts frequency

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I’ve been blogging daily since a couple of months now, but eleven days ago, I stopped. It wasn’t intentional as I had no shortage of post ideas: I still have more than one hundred fifty drafts waiting for me. It was a time constraint: I didn’t prioritize blogging while I was at my team Paris... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #57_

Listing items without the prices on your website doesn’t make me think at all that you believe your price aren’t competitive. Read more

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Fred’s tees #38 – Wikipedia College

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Wikipedia is known as the online dictionary of the web, and I’m no exception about using it. It was natural for me to buy this t-shirt from Qwertee as this free encyclopedia contributed a lot to my personal knowledge. Read more

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Go out of your comfort zone, and fight your fears

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I’m like Batman! Unfortunately, it’s not because I’m a hero who saves lifes: it’s because I was afraid of bats. Two years ago, a bat, visibly sick, entered our apartment. It was the first time I was near one of those flying rats, and I learn something: bats were scaring the shit out of me.... Read more

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Life is too short – my silent retreat experience

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I’m always thinking, always: this brain of mine never turns off. I’m thinking about blog posts, new projects, work… I can shut it down only when I’m sleeping, when I’m drunk or when I watch a movie. Even in those cases, as soon as it’s done, I’m back at the thinking process. It’s exhausting, so... Read more

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Going out of his comfort zone doesn’t mean doing stuff you don’t like

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When I told my previous manager that I didn’t like my role because it changed too much, he told me that I should be happy, as I like to go out of my comfort zone. I had a very good relationship with him, and I know he was joking, but it made me realize that... Read more

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Cherish feedbacks

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We should cherish feedbacks. I’m not talking about non-constructive one: I’m talking about the one that make you learn, understand, and improve yourself. Being criticize isn’t a bad thing. Our first reflex is to avoid them, but we shouldn’t. I remember, when I started to do public speaking, I was afraid of those evaluation forms:... Read more

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Don’t be ashamed of self-promotion

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Let’s be honest, we all use our social media channels to promote ourselves, and our projects. Many people feel ashamed to do so. I don’t. I think we shouldn’t… There are a lot of things we can promote: our expertise, our friends, our ideas, our tastes, our knowledge, our projects, our company… Like everything in... Read more

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Street music #1

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Everywhere I go I like to take pictures of beautiful street art, but there is another form of street art that I like: street music. All those musicians, sometimes very good, other time, not that much, are part of discovering a new city. It’s not just about travelling as we have a lot of those... Read more

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