Tips and tricks for people #32_

Bringing your kid to the gym is one thing, as there is a kids’ corner with some toys, and movies: letting her go everywhere without watching her as she can clearly hurt herself, is another. Read more

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Kobo Town, Jumbie in the Jukebox… a festive music


Once in a while, music companies send me albums or show tickets as they know that I’m a big fan of music. Even if I have no obligation, every time a company gives me something, I try to do a blog post to give my own personal opinion, whether it’s positive or not: at the end, they... Read more

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Erreur 404


Bien joué aux gens de la boutique informatique de la coop de l’UQÀM. Ça fait changement des messages standards de déménagement… P.-S. Merci à l’imbécile qui a fait un graffiti sur la fenêtre… je déteste tellement les graffiteurs… Read more

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Le Festival Geek est de retour


Je me souviens encore du 22 juillet 2009, le jour où j’ai décidé de lancer l’idée de faire un Festival Geek à Montréal (aka GeekFestMtl). Ce fut hallucinant de voir tous les commentaires positifs des gens qui voulaient que je fasse de mon idée, une réalité. Ce fut à un point tel que 5 jours après... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #31_

As a speaker, don’t read your slides, they are a visual support for your presentation. Read more

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Fred’s tees #11 – Lindsey Stirling


I’m not just a techno Geek. I’m also a big fan of music, so wearing t-shirts on artists or groups that I like is a way for me to show my passion, but also to help promote what they are doing. Lindsey Stirling is fabulous! It’s an amazing mix between violin, electro, energy, and sexyness! It has... Read more

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HTML5 challenges, are you ready?

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Since I joined Microsoft, part of what I’m doing is promoting Web standards. It’s even more important now in my role as you can use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build Windows 8 applications. I did many events as workshops or hackathons, and even if there are many people who know the latest, and the greatest... Read more

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Building Windows 8 apps, more exciting than a unicorn in wonderland

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Today I was in Toronto for the second Toronto user group workshop on Windows 8 with HTML5 Toronto, JavaScript Toronto, and DevTO in collaboration with us, Make Web Not War. Since I did all the presentations on the first event they did 3-4 weeks ago, I was only doing the keynote to wake up the... Read more

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Dance like nobody’s watching_

Watch this video before reading the rest of this post. Did you watch it? What was your reaction? Is this guy crazy? Is he funny? Would you be ashamed to know him? This guy is a lot of things, but certainly not ridiculous… He is passionate by his job or hobby. He is a music fan,... Read more

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Please leave a tip or…


God will know… Saw this tip “jar” at the Daily Dozen Doughnut Company last time I was in Seattle. It always makes me laugh. By the way, if you go to Seattle, take some time to go to the Pike Place Market, and be sure to order a bag of those yummy mini donuts, and why not accompany this with... Read more

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