Quel était mon état d’âme lorsque je cherchais « funny cats » sur Youtube?

Pourquoi ai-je cherché « funny cats » sur Youtube? Quel était mon état d’âme? Étais-je déprimé, et des chats ou chiens faisant ce qu’ils font de mieux, c’est-à-dire nous faire rire et nous attendrir, m’aurait changé les idées? Est-ce parce que je débordais de joie? Est-ce parce que je n’en pouvais plus de mon collègue râleur? Est-ce… Continue reading Quel était mon état d’âme lorsque je cherchais « funny cats » sur Youtube?

Aristotle First Principle thinking strikes again – and Gary the Snail is the dude to beat!

Mr. Elon Musk, in this fascinating TED talk, shows a principle that he applies to all aspects of Life and Earth and Space he’s somewhat magically able to deeply transform. And it’s called Aristotle’s First Principle Thinking Mr. Musk explains it very well: I think it is important to reason from first principles rather than… Continue reading Aristotle First Principle thinking strikes again – and Gary the Snail is the dude to beat!

6 recettes de trucs sympas et pas chers à faire avec de jeunes enfants

Mes gamins sont grands maintenant et je dois renouveler la liste des choses “cool” à faire avec eux (je crois que cool à l’adolescence consiste peut-être plus à leur laisser la place, leur place, tout en restant disponible quand ils ont besoin de vous – pas facile parfois, mais ce sera le sujet d’un autre… Continue reading 6 recettes de trucs sympas et pas chers à faire avec de jeunes enfants

The Space Renaissance – recent updates

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ private space company has made many successful tests of launching and landing (i.e. recuperating) the first stage of a rocket called New Shepard. Learning from those tests, Blue Origin has now, with the moto “Gradatim Ferociter” (step by step, ferociously), announced, after 4 years of work, New Glenn, the only potentially… Continue reading The Space Renaissance – recent updates

Clever marketing and gaming concept – yet can’t help but go *sigh*

(Pokemon image source: Patrick Meider, Adobe Stock). The Pokemon Go idea is a clever marketing, gaming, augmented reality and social behavior idea (with an interesting implication and complication that will require studying cohabitation between real and augmented realities, as in the case of the Auschwitz museum mishap), but I can’t help but remind myself of a… Continue reading Clever marketing and gaming concept – yet can’t help but go *sigh*

Would Aristotle have enjoyed l’Anti-Café?

(Originally published on LinkedIn Post) What do Elon Musk, Google X Moonshots projects and the Montreal’s first Anti Café have in common? Aristotle’s First Principle Thinking is the answer. Mr. Musk explains it very well: I think it is important to reason from first principles rather than by analogy. The normal way we conduct our lives… Continue reading Would Aristotle have enjoyed l’Anti-Café?

A very innovative approach to education

(Image source: faith, Adobe Stock Photo, Blog originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse).   Have you heard of the Holberton school in San Francisco? Using  project-based learning and  peer learning, [its] mission is to train the best software engineers of their generation. Rudy Rigot, one of the co-founder of the school, said something very interesting in this interview : The selection… Continue reading A very innovative approach to education