Tag: #Open Source

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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How to get out of the crowd at Herzing College

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure to do a talk at the Herzing College, the school I went to. They allocated me one hour with the students, so I decided to split my time in two parts. Firstly, I did a talk on how to get out of the crowd for the first thirty minutes. The... Read more

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Who are your rock star developers?

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I know; many people don’t like this rock star or ninja terms to qualify an exceptional developer, but it’s still a good way to share the information. Actually, I don’t know why people don’t like it, but it’s not the topic of this post. Whether they are local people, worldwide famous, or maybe the hero... Read more

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I have no software religion; I’m pragmatic

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Don’t get me wrong, I have a really, really, really high preference on everything that is Open, but when it gets to get the work done, I’ll use the software that fills my needs. I’m pragmatic; no matter if it’s free or not, Open source or not, if it solves my problem, and do it... Read more

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The evolvement of the tech industry – A Make Web Not War presentation at Devcamp Vancouver 2011

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Last week, I was talking with someone about my role as a Technical Evangelist: the person was quite surprised that I went from Microsoft to Mozilla. Of course, the company structure, and culture are really different, but I never quit the Open Source world. Part of my role for my previous employer was to help... Read more

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Firefox OS loves at the Athens App Days

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Yesterday I was invited to help support the Athens App Days. I did the first technical talk of the day, and my goal was to excited developers about the platform, and to show them all the possibilities they have for building their application. I was quite impressed by the dedication of developers during all the... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – Make Web Not War at Microsoft with Keith Loo

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For this eleventh (on twelve) interviews I did for the Make Web Not War TV, I had the pleasure to discuss with my friend, and former partner in crime, Keith Loo from Microsoft. Keith is now the Open Platform lead at Microsoft, also leading the Make Web Not War effort. In this video, we talked... Read more

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Make Web Not War TV – WordPress & Windows 8 with Bryan Xu

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Still part of the series of videos I did for the Make Web Not War TV project I had when I was at Microsoft, I did an interview at Confoo with Bryan Xu from IdeaNotion. I had the please to work with the guys at IdeaNotion for an Open Source project, MetroPress (now IdeaPress) that... Read more

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One month as a Firefox OS Technical Evangelist

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Time flies; I thought I started at Mozilla last week, but it’s already been one month that I join the amazing evangelists team. I really enjoy what I’m doing as I can’t remember one day that I wasn’t surprised when it was time for lunch or dinner. After four weeks, I have a better idea... Read more

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I’m here to help you with Firefox OS

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As you probably know now, my new role at Mozilla is all about Firefox OS. I’ll have opportunities to do broader Open Web stuff like the friends (and now co-workers) Christian Heilmann, and Robert Nyman do, but at the end, 99,9% of my time will be dedicated to the mobile side of the Open Web... Read more

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