5th Paris Meteor Meetup

Already one year! I organized the first Meteor meetup in Paris/France one year ago. It started with 15 people in bar and I'm very happy to have gathered about 55 people during this 5th meetup in an amazing place - the 42 School. I really want to thank mongoDB…

What if successful posts on HackerNews are just luck?

(post mortem of What if successful startups are just lucky?) UPDATE: This post was on front page of hackernews, but 1 hour later, even if it has some nice comments, natural upvotes, it got a penalty for an unknown reason that moved the post from 6th position (homepage) to position…

What if successful startups are just lucky?

When I was 25, I joined my first startup as a developer in 2000. I was convinced that if we created an appealing product, people would talk about it, use it, and it'd be a success. Between 2000 and 2004, we raised $10 million, hired experienced people, and worked 4…

Moving my blog to Ghost, time for a retrospection

I started my blog in 2006 using a WordPress hosted on my dedicated server. In 2010, I moved to Tumblr mainly because I was fed up to update and maintain this enormous project, I wanted a simple SaaS solution. At the time, Tumblr was cool so I moved there. After…

Remote working will save the world!

I’m really happy that 37signals released a new book about remote working because I always wanted to write a book on this subject but I’m not a writer so they write it for me :-) I didn’t read the book for the moment but since I do…

Why am I fell in love with Meteor

Imagine… 1850… You’re a poor lonesome cowboy… month after month, on your horse, you are riding from east to west, across arid deserts and inhospitable plains until one day, on the top of a hill, you see something that look like the perfect place. Imagine… At the bottom of…