All in, without hesitation and without reluctance

This is something almost nobody knows about me. This is a personal story for people who feel like they are in a craphole and they want to get out of it, but don’t know how. This is the way I… Read More

Tai chi and beef

Je ne devrais pas vous blâmer pour la destruction de la forêt amazonienne et les changements climatiques? Are you shitting me? YOUR DEMAND for meat is causing this shithole! Vous aimez blâmer les autres, comme les grosses compagnies et les… Read More

Respect + Happiness is contagious

I’ve been going out, at least once a week, to bars and restaurants (80% bars) since 2011. This year (2019), I’ve been going out 5-6 days per week. This life experience is making me want to open a restaurant or… Read More

If you want to live longer, work more

It seems there are many people, young and old, who think of retirement as a requirement for you to feel like you’re free and (finally) living. If that is the case for you, you will never live. For some reason,… Read More

Kill your TODO list and put everything in your calendar

I wrote this in 2016 on Instagram. The instagram post is linked at the end. One of the things I’ve started doing two weeks ago was to play Tetris with my life and time. It means I’ve started scheduling everything,… Read More

Major drawback of Samsung Galaxy S10 and Samsung Galaxy Fold: not pure Android

If the Samsung Galaxy S10 was made by Apple, I would think about getting it. If it was made by Google, I would think about breaking my 500$ max phone rule and probably get it. Yeah… My biggest problem with… Read More

Snow off sidewalks first; off streets later

There’s a lot of snow this morning and it reminds me of a conversation I was listening to during the holidays, between people with more life experience than me. I’m going straight to the takeaway from that conversation: If you… Read More

YouTube thumbnail sizes and URL to get them

These are based on a 16:9 ratio. 1280×720[YOUTUBE VIDEO ID]/maxresdefault.jpg 640×480[YOUTUBE VIDEO ID]/sddefault.jpg 480×360[YOUTUBE VIDEO ID]/hqdefault.jpg 320×180[YOUTUBE VIDEO ID]/mqdefault.jpg 120×90[YOUTUBE VIDEO ID]/default.jpg

Wishing everyone a merry holiday!

A holiday idea just popped in my head and this is me executing it. ‌‌ Here’s the idea: I’m going to make web holiday cards starting at $20. ‌‌ For 20$, you get a base design in which you provide… Read More

Chaos in the streets

Being in Vietnam makes me realize something I miss dearly: Chaos in the streets. What I mean by that is people jaywalking all over the place and drivers of all sorts of vehicles swifting through the streets. In chaos, honking… Read More

Which computer? Mac vs Windows, I don’t care anymore

I had my first MacBook in 2006 when Apple transitioned to Intel processors. Since then, the Mac is the computer I would advise people to get. Today is a different story. Times have changed. Steve Jobs isn’t putting his foot… Read More

Subscription to on-demand transportation

There are no subscription model for on-demand transportation. Imagine subscription plans like $100 per month for 50 cab rides or for 1000 km. It’s something that would make me think about getting rid of my car and I see that… Read More

Calling out sexual harassment

Two men talking openly about sexual harassment and where we stand vis-à-vis offenders; this is a conversation I had with a male friend less than 24 hours ago. In 2018, in this era, I believe men should talk about sexual… Read More

Drink less when things go wrong

I drink less alcohol when things aren’t going so well. That’s very much the opposite behaviour of a lot of people. The way I see it is things aren’t going well, so why would you make them worse. I don’t… Read More

Amazing life: 2018, my year of amazement

Very often this year, I’ve found myself noticing how amazing my life it. I find myself looking at my past in search for answers to figure out how I got to this great point where I am. When bad things… Read More

Do you sleep well?

I value the quality of my sleep more than the quantity of my sleep. I don’t know what happens during sleep because I don’t put electrodes on my head, but I know that I don’t remain awake for hours when… Read More

It’s a good idea to have your own website

Apparently, SoundCloud has enough money to operate only for another 50 days… This news highlights the importance of having your own website as individuals or as companies if you produce any kind of content instead of only using YouTube, SoundCloud,… Read More

“I’m still at war.”

This is an incredible movie. As Newton’s Third Law of Motion states: “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Whether you win or you lose, whether you torture or you are tortured, you will have a scar… Read More

Nothing is too small

This isn’t my story; it’s a translation of this Facebook post. One day, in my first year of high school, I saw a classmate walking on his way home after school. His name was Maurice. He seemed to be carrying… Read More

Opening hours of social media

Last week, news came out that a man spent $1000 on Twitter’s ad platform to complain about British Airways. It got the attention of the media and about 77000 travelers. What really caught my attention in the article was a… Read More

Keep your website from being framed

My interest in this topic rose when Lori Deschene, the founder of Tiny Buddha, wrote about her website being put in a frame by BlogHer. Having your website in a frame can confuse your visitors into thinking that your website… Read More

A website for Jennifer Santiago

Jennifer Santiago is an Emmy award-winning reporter, world traveler, photographer and attorney. She is currently the host and producer of Plum Daily, a news and entertainment program. It certainly was a privilege to work on her website. The process to… Read More

Website: Atlantic City International Film & Music Festival

It isn’t everyday that I get the chance to work on the website of a festival. In fact, for this one, it was never part of the plan for me to do it, one had already been done. I was… Read More

The basic principle of contracts

I hate contracts. I am not indifferent, I do not not like them, I completely hate them. Contract is one word to say “there is lack of trust and reliability”. Take cell phone companies that get customers to sign contracts…. Read More

Rebekka’s website, the design (2 of 2)

The first post I made on this subject was about everything that occurred before I started working on Rebekka’s website. This one will be about how I ended up making the website the way it is. “if i have a… Read More

Rebekka’s website, the beginnings (1 of 2)

Towards the end of August, I had the opportunity and tremendous honor to design the photo portfolio of one of the most popular and most acclaimed people on flickr: Rebbeka Guðleifsdóttir. The first time I came accross her photos on… Read More