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Hardware Engineer at @Algolux. Computationally curious.

Since I transitioned from working all day on my personal MacBook Pro to receiving a work computer for a new engineering position, I decided to go for the only financially wise thing: selling my beloved 16" MacBook Pro to live off the 2018 iPad Pro I had around for iOS…


The PH1, first iteration for a brand-new phone company at the time named Essential, was a first-of-its-kind. Featuring the first borderless display back in 2017 with his waterdrop notch, titanium sides, and a ceramic back, it was and still is a stunning piece of technology.

Style aside, this phone had…


I’ve got a cool kettle. Many people have got a cool kettle. It boils up water in no time. Yet if you do your tea properly, you know that fully boiled water at 100 °C is going will literally ruin the fragile green tea leaves.

It’s been very common lately…


The last past three weeks have been a blur. With the self-imposed goal at finishing my Master’s thesis by this academic term, one and only one thing was on my mind: submitting it for the first style review, today. It’s the starting point of the next thing, yes, but this…


Thoughts after 5 months of writing on Medium.

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I’ve always liked words. Grammar, idioms, either in my native language or foreign. At school, I’d often spend hours refactoring every piece of writing I was assigned to. I didn’t really know why at the time.

After having read thousands of Medium stories since I discovered the platform in 2015…


Certainly the most productive month of my whole life.

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Wow. What a month it’s been.

I had planned high goals to achieve for me. But I managed to do even more. I’m almost done with a small Android app that I started to practice new skills, read two books, continued my quest for learning Mandarin Chinese, finished the new…


But rather a jealous misconception.

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For the most part of my life, I have been racing in mountain bike competitions.

Since I’m old enough to take part in the Elites races of my country, I’ve had to endure countless hours of training. During the season, it can easily reach 15 hours a week.

And fun…


In the holy place for lessons about self-improvement and success that is Medium, one can read everywhere that watching TV is one of the worst habits that someone can have, and that we should all drop it.

Most Top Writers praise reading books instead. Books indeed enable continuous learning, reflexion…


The correct definition of a real entrepreneur.

From Pexels.

With the incredible and barely followable pace that’s been going on in our society during the last decade, it is becoming clearer and clearer that most jobs are going to disappear. And the time schedule isn’t centuries, but rather a couple of decades, or even years.

Following the path of…


A great way to kick yourself where it hurts, at every single new browser tab.

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Focus.

I really have to stay focused on this. Alright, let’s do this.

Snap, I forgot to find a Christmas present for my sister.

** CTRL+T | amazon.com **

Exactly one hour later:
— 911, what’s your emergency?
I lost my focus, once again, can you help me?

This…

Pierre Jacquier

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