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We need less mobile technology

We need less mobile technology

In the past 3 months, I lived without a mobile phone. I was led to this situation more than I chosed it, but I went along with it to see…

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Wikipedia-backed Wikitribune won’t fix fake news

Wikipedia-backed Wikitribune won’t fix fake news

Those past months, we’ve been hearing about Jimmy Wales’ ambition to create Wikitribune, a system that analyzes potential fake news to sort out the truth from the junk. Wikitribune claims…

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Trip down memory lane : Aaron Swartz

Trip down memory lane : Aaron Swartz

My wife just sent me this article on Le Monde about the legacy of Aaron Swartz. Aaron Swartz was found dead in early 2013 after committing suicide. I felt a…

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Facebook vs Myspace, 10 years later

Facebook vs Myspace, 10 years later

I would define the peak of the web 2.0 from early 2000's - blooming of the blogosphere and the first Friendster-like social networks - to 2008 - up until the…

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The smarter the technology, the dumber the user (do we need al those apps ?)

The smarter the technology, the dumber the user (do we need al those apps ?)

Smartphones brought something pretty incredible to our daily lives : an infinite source of artificial intelligence in the palm of our hands. Clearly, in the breakthrough of technology, smartphones stand…

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Getting the people back on local networks as a zero waste strategy

Getting the people back on local networks as a zero waste strategy

The zero waste approach seeks to eradicate the heavy-polluting processes and habits around the consumption of goods in general. Relying on local supplies and production is key to minimize the…

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The million dollar homepage model

The million dollar homepage model

The million dollar homepage was one of the brighest ideas for making cash in the early days of the web. Created by a student to fund his education, the million…

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Content is Go(l)d

Content is Go(l)d

Google Search, Amazon, Wikipedia, what do these companies have in common ? They're web giants, they were created at least 15 years ago, and they've all showed a very conservative…

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Buffer+Ifttt=the new Ping.fm

Buffer+Ifttt=the new Ping.fm

Buffer is a new type of social app that caught my attention and that I am testing. Buffer is a simple app that collects the messages you wish to tweet…

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Merry Social Media Christmas Balls!

Merry Social Media Christmas Balls!

This year at the office, we're having a merry social media christmas! Our christmas tree is filled with the coolest christmas balls there is! I am sure that Twitter and…

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ReadWriteWeb closes french edition in a bold and unexpected way

ReadWriteWeb closes french edition in a bold and unexpected way

I have been blogging on the french version of ReadWriteWeb for over a year now. I covered about 40 startups which all got a nice buzz thanks to my posts…

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Meta apps system

Meta apps system

I love Hootsuite on my Android. It provides both functionality and ergonomy. It doesn't just make it easier to tweet, it also makes it really easier to manage new and…

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1 tip to enhance your LinkedIn experience: Private RSS feed

1 tip to enhance your LinkedIn experience: Private RSS feed

Last week, I was thrilled to find an article titled 26 Tips to Enhance Your Experience on LinkedIn and found on the Social Media Examiner. However, what a big disappointment…

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Should Oosah come back?

Should Oosah come back?

Two years ago, I wrote What happened to Oosah?, in reaction to the company's Website sudden put on hold. Since then, I've received a fairly decent amount of traffic from…

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At least, Techcrunch won’t end up in its own deadpool

At least, Techcrunch won’t end up in its own deadpool

On Monday, when I read GigaOm's post about a very likely acquisition of Techcrunch by AOL, I just thought it was weird for GigaOm to go the linkbaiting way. Unfortunately,…

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