I love all kinds of media platforms, movies, and tv shows, but especially video games. The difference with video games is that the consumer of the media is involved in the story. It is an interactive experience. We too are involved in the story of our own life.

I want to share with you what gaming professionals have known for decades, and explain how you can use it at work. Let’s talk about the Flow State.

Flow state: The Zone

Engineers and artists will always say something along the lines of: “When I work on something interesting, I’m in…


Originally I was writing an article about several systems to keep your Makers (product, engineering, design) team happy and productive. But I ended up writing too much to fit in one article so here is the start of this new series.

Today, I want to tell you about one of my favorite fields in computer science: Multi-Agent System. I want to tell you about Emergent Behavior and how this can be used to foster a happy and productive work environment. …


We all see the problems in the world. What can we do about it?

Everyone is impacted by problems in their daily lives or the lives of people they care about.

I am sure you do too.

As you read, take notes, there is a test at the end! Write down your score in the comment at the end.

This content was originally a webinar given to entrepreneurs and investment funds. Check out the original slide deck.

The start: a problem to solve

First, let’s articulate what your idea is. Let’s work together on your “elevator pitch”. This should be a…


Time is a critical resource for all. I would say, more valuable than money. You can always earn more money but when time is gone, it cannot be earned back.

As a CTO, what skills should you develop and what should you spend your time on ?

There are three stages in the career of a CTO.

  1. From 0 to 10 engineers
  2. From 5 to 300 engineers
  3. From 100 and beyond


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