Author Archives: Carole (code name 烤肉)

About Carole (code name 烤肉)

I work in tech since 2008, moved from Reunion island to Paris, Beijing, San Francisco and ended up in Berlin in 2014.

My pick of Youtube 15-min stretching videos for daily routine

For about 6-months, I’ve been adding to my morning routine a little 15-min stretching session. I tried my share of online yoga classes during COVID but I realise that what I really liked was stretching and that doing it just … Continue reading

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I tried COCONAT workation near Berlin

This week I spent one night and two days at Coconat, a workation place in Bad Belzig, 1h30 away from Berlin. I’ve heard of the place a few months earlier when I was researching coworking and places for retreats in … Continue reading

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Berlin tips for my visiting friends

Berlin is an exciting city so I often have friends visiting and decided to finally compile a list of my top recommendations. To do Teufelsberg – The former American listening station to spy on the USSR during the cold war. … Continue reading

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Finding passion and home again… in Berlin

After being absent for more than 18 months (well I did update my last post on January 2014…) it is more than time to blog again! Many things happened during that time, and not one month passed by without me … Continue reading

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When WhatsApp is going to sell to Facebook (or Google)?

Quick overview of the Messaging app market: WeChat – 300 millions (launch in Jan 2011) WhatsApp – 250 millions (launch in 2009, estimate $20 million revenue per month) LINE – 200 millions (launch in June 2011) ($30+ million revenue per … Continue reading

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Retrospective: Working in NHN

Everytime I enjoy a Capuccino it remind me of my good time in NHN, particularly the time I spent with my colleagues chilling in the cafeteria. NHN for those who are unfamiliar is like the “Google+Yahoo” of South Korea. It … Continue reading

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The Fall of Apple

I am a big Apple fan. 2003 – The first laptop I bought when I left my hometown and when study in Paris was an Apple. I stayed with Apple since that. At that time, my boyfriend was studying to … Continue reading

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“How do you make a videogame that, in some sense, is a religion”

via Anson Again how games can impact real life. And people doing interesting stuff. A bit crazy but interesting. I NEED to go to GDC now… (Game Developers Conference)

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I love Jason Russell

Hope to go visit Invisible Children in a near future in San Diego. Kony2012 – One year later:

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Serious Games and Jane McGonigal

A few days ago, I heart for the first time the concept of Serious Games. I was meeting for my work a famous Game developing company and they mentioned that Serious Games ought to become the fastest growing part of their business. Serious Games? Wh… Continue reading

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