Technology

Cool and Workers – Parisian Co-Working Space

The newest of co-working spaces in Paris just opened its doors. The founders are a lovely pair of world travelers, social and digital fiends with a flair for design : Jennifer and Nicolas Sebag. Oh and they are married. They call Cool and Workers their fourth child, and a fast growing one it is! Thanks to it’s simple, attractive offer and their… Read more →

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Paris Helpline – a human link to Paris

Once in a while, you meet someone who has the kind of energy that is as impressive as it is efficient. After a chance find on Twitter, I met Laure de Boerio for coffee to talk about her brilliant business project Paris Helpline. I asked her for a meeting with a blog post in mind, but I was thrilled to… Read more →

La Poste By Mail

If you live in Paris, you most likely hate going to the post office. (Of course it is probably just as annoying to go to the post office in most cities). But I never dreaded the post office until I moved here. Lines move slower than the clock on your last day of cork before vacation. Rarely are the postal… Read more →

I Love My Lenovo

Article by Melissa Ladd (English & Français) The French PR team for Lenovo contacted my and asked if I would like to test out their fun little « Yoga » tablet. Ummm…. OUI! I have an ipad tablet that I use mostly at home, but I have always prefered Android to Apple and I was quite keen on testing out the system… Read more →

Friday en Français : Faire le pied du grue

Le concept : traduire un ancien billet et français, déjà pour pratiquer mon français à l’écrit mais aussi pour faire un geste envers mes lecteurs et lectrices francophone! The concept : translate an old post into French, first in order to practice my written French, but also to be a bit more welcoming to my francophone readers! (Original Post in… Read more →

LibreOffice : suite freedom!

Several years ago… I lived in a world where I thought computers began and ended with a company called Microsoft…and then there were those Apple computers too, but I never had one, nor planned on it, because the rare times I had used one, my bearings were totally discombobulated. And then someone introduced me to a thing called open source… Read more →

Mozilla Drumbeat – MozCamp Europe 2009

In Mark’s presentation, he touched on two issues that speak to me quite clearly. 1. Preserving the security of and stewarding the web; and 2. Where is the web going, in say…100 years? And how to orient it in the right direction. On the first point, a fun comparison came to my mind… the web concerns ALL…just like the Métro… Read more →

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