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Code that could be and code that could be beauty - Some code never see the light they deserved in order to shine. Some code could be beautiful and comes out lazily written. Here are two ideas of platforms that could give more attention to these two very different conclusions. GitVaporware GitHub, but instead it’s a cemetery repository for good code that never ended up being …
Credit: Asa Mathat Making decisions without all the information - I’ve had been mulling over the last couple months as to why I keep hearing that leaders do not want over 80% of the information before making decisions. On an analytical perspective, it would make sense to want to see the whole picture before making long-lasting decisions. Previous suggestions that I read in Starting with …
Cybersecurity Experts Uncover Dormant Botnet of 350,000 Twitter Accounts - The business of selling followers seems shallower than ever before.   Dating profile of their twitter bot: – Born in summer of 2013 – 350,000 siblings. Tends to agree with family. – Educated. Will randomly quotes literature. – Star wars fan – Might follow you on twitter but will never mention you. – Rural lifestyle. …
Darkside of UX – TLDR - The Dark Side of UX – Sometimes, designers are purposely hindering the user experience in search of influencing short-term immediate bottom-line conversion. This friction erodes brand trust and the very same value add that good UX design is thriving to bring to the organization. An interesting video explaining adoption. Source: https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/the-dark-side-of-ux Author/Copyright holder: Eshan Shah Jahan. …
Dirty pages - It’s OK to have chip grease in books. Also fine are rain marks, writing scribbles, crooked highlight and folds. As long as you eventually read the book, that’s what matters most. Just make sure it’s yours.
Ottawa in Colour – Experimenting with Facebook paid campaigns - I recently launched a colouring book with my buddy Jason Cobill. Here are my findings for our first Facebook ad campaign. Our objective was to raise awareness about our product and we are overall pleased with the results. The product Ottawa in Colour  is 32 pages of colourable art prints featuring 22 local artists with their answers to the question …
Over a decade of music production as a hobby - Music allows me to capture a frame, a piece of time. What in mind, where I was going and what I believed in. I don’t necessarily agree with my songs all the time, but I find them to be markers of myself in time. My repository of thousands of forgotten songs is a true source …
Is this my interface or yours? #TLDR - Interface ownership correctness – TLDR: Use “My” when you are the creator or someone is prompted for an action. Use “Your” when you do not own the content or receive instructions. Cloud networks and applications have changed the single-user single device (PC) experience and thus the vocabulary for identifying interface. #semantics Read @jsaito‘s article at: …
Linked-in – How to add bullets to your profile for a clean look - I just formatted/hard-coded bullet spaces in my linked-in profile. So clean! To copy me, simply copy-paste the bullets up to the start of your text in your profile. Insert spaces (enter) before the next lines and copy-paste my spaces without bullets. I’d suggest having a second window opened in non-edit mode of your profile to …
Almost 10 years of using Facebook. Cleaning up my posts made me realize… - It’s soon the year 2016 and coming close to my 10th year anniversary using Facebook. I decided it’s finally time to clean up my posts. I knew there was silly content posted for the last 9 years, and silly content I did find (and deleted). It also hit me to what extent there are now functionalities …

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Maxime has a knack for getting projects to completion. With a background in marketing and an interest in everything digital, he enjoys everything between business, design and technology.

When he isn’t tinkering on websites or social media, Maxime enjoys producing electronic-music.