1. Technical debt book foreword

    I recently wrote the foreword of a French book about technical debt. This is true we have to deal with it every day although it is easy to forget about it too.

    I will walk you through why I have been up to writing this foreword, when the first seed of it has been planted and well, you can now read the foreword in English.

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  2. Four days a week

    This year, I have not asked for a pay rise: I have asked to work less. Here are the reasons why and what are my plans to use this extra day of freedom.

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  3. Trees, travel and postcards

    I liked to send you postcards. To make them. And to send you printed photographs as well.

    I am glad a printed fraction of time can provide a glimpse of a presence.

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  4. Two years of Britishness

    I landed at the London City Airport on the 1st March 2013, at the dawn of my thirty years old birthday, with a one year contract at the BBC in my pocket.

    Since then, I accumulated two years of the experience of living abroad. And learnt more about where I come from, what I aim at and who I am… eventually.

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  5. Downscaling: phase 3

    While everything is about scaling up and doing more, I initiated years ago a trend to remove material dependencies from my daily life.

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  6. Docker and encoding (bis)

    Have you ever faced encoding issues in some Ruby code — eventually ran inside a Docker container? It is painful and on the other hand it is easy to fix when you know what to do.

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