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.

a framework to understand loves and Love

About “True love”. My friend Hahns once told me there was no such thing as fake and true love their is just love and it is unconditional. It makes sense. There is no fake love, just love. About the unconditional thing i wonder, if a mother loves h… Continue reading

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I’m Still Here – Joaquin Phoenix Using His Life to make a Study Case

I watched I’m Still Here this week, it was quite random, just found it at my place, dont remember buying it, maybe a AIrBnB guest left it. I love Joaquin Phoenix since The Village – the most beautiful love story ever. So watched it and was quite u… Continue reading

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Seeking partners for a techie coworking space in Wudaokou – URGENT!

After spending a few weeks working in Lush / Bridge Cafe / Sculpting in Time and MAAN coffee, i finally found myself an office…for until April 5. It is my friend iOS coding school, appleschool.cnI was meaning to write a blog post titled “Learnin… Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Hardship Series: Tough times all entrepreneurs encounter

Entrepreneur Hardship 101 ??? Borrowing money I quit my job 1 month ago, to finally really start 100% with my start-up. Problem is..it was not completely plan. I left my company after some disagreement with management (see post ???What qualified as mo… Continue reading

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Vulnerability is not weakness: Mastering Shame.

Just watched this TED speech from Brene Brown and I can not agree more with her.I wrote before 2 reasons for this blog: 1) Sharing my experience of being a community builder with iWeekend and inspire others. 2) Being Open and Transparent to help b… Continue reading

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You build your life upon people you meet~

I was so busy last week, no time to write a new blog post but thought I post this text I wrote in 2010, just before I started organizing iWeekend and after I volunteered for Shanghai Expo representing my hometown. I spent one week doing this missi… Continue reading

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Why do you like helping others? The Superman syndrome

Why do YOU do it? – You reached a stage in life where you know how to be happy and understand that happiness is the only thing that when shared, it multiplied (I read that somewhere^^). In order to sustain your own happiness in society you better … Continue reading

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If you are the smarter one, you are the one who have to make the effort.

I use to say that to my friends more and more when they enter in conflict with someone and suffer from it. ???If you are the smarter one, you are the one who have to make the effort???. It is unfair but it is the way it is. Ex: My friend Shelly and he… Continue reading

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Ender’s Game teaching

Sometimes you meet the right person at the righ timing but they are not ready. They are stuck in their own world (like in Inception), protecting themselves from others. Maybe they got hurt too bad. That is when the choice come to you: – Do you wan… Continue reading

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Lin, Zuck, Obama : 3 hot guys, 3 game changers

I wrote this post after reading today???s article from Douglas Rushkoff for CNN (see below link). Their common point? Part of minority, maybe even disregard by others. That teach you tolerance. Also being multi-cultural, you already get exposed to o… Continue reading

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