Three prompts to navigate 2021

Three prompts to navigate 2021

The year started with an in-real-life memes invasion of US Capitol, a brutal call to reality for the hopes that the calendar’s turn would be the salvific dawn of a new era. In War and Peace, Tolstoj wrote that a real general never finds himself “at the beginning of...
Goodbye planning, welcome place-making

Goodbye planning, welcome place-making

  2020 ratified the end of linear planning. The idea of programming as a reassuring navigation exercise between signposts – a certain revenue threshold, clients, project calendars, but also personal calendars, holidays, celebrations, wrecked. Think of 2020 as an...
All problems can be illuminated: on leadership and role models

All problems can be illuminated: on leadership and role models

  Coinbase is a cryptocurrency exchange platform which mission statement is “to use cryptocurrency to bring economic freedom to people all over the world” (🤦🏻‍♀️#BlockchainTaMère). This week, its CEO Brian Armstrong pointed out in a statement that the company doesn’t...
New look, new work published

New look, new work published

  I can’t get rid of the feeling that the new year starts in promising September instead of depressive January. So, I took advantage of Summer to refresh my website and get a proper visual identity. Let me know your thoughts!   I am the lead author of the...
Prosume wins the Blockchains for Social Good Prize

Prosume wins the Blockchains for Social Good Prize

You know I am a blockchain-hype skeptic, but last year I had the chance to collaborate with a company active in the energy industry, Prosume, which makes reasonable use of blockchain. Its objective is facilitating the transition to renewables, as well as the prosumers...
Police do not prevent crime

Police do not prevent crime

One of the best kept secrets of modern life (…) is that police do not prevent crime. The quote is from Police for the Future by the expert in criminal justice and policing David Bayley. The book was written more than 20 years ago, in 1996, but it is still of great...