Twenty Years Smiling 

Emma sitting on the beach at Brighton

10:52 : Happy birthday Emma ❤️

Wow. I’m having a bit of a hard time believing you are twenty today, but on the other hand, it feels so natural. I’m so proud of the radiant young woman you have become.

These are difficult times to be twenty, to project oneself into the future, to have confidence in the institutions and society. It’s now that the COVID-19 pandemic was declared and that your life changed from one week to the next. You have shown so much resilience and strength in your resolve to make your gap year a memorable one, you are remarkable.

You can have faith in yourself, and march forward confident and resolute. You will always be in my heart.

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Recent Logs — or the next 10 entries

Well, they might not be all that recent. You'll find the older entries in the archives.

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  • Impact: iPhone

    Rene Ritchie posted a great video on his Nebula Channel on the way the iPhone impacted his life and those of so many other creators.

  • SuperDuper! : A hidden favourite Mac App

    I feel I should have written about Dave Nanian’s SuperDuper! a long time ago. It’s been in my Application folder since 2006.

  • Apple Macintosh 128K - Papercraft Design

    I love this idea. Build your own Apple Macintosh 128K from Rocky Bergen’s papercraft model.

  • GCBHR website launch

    The Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights launched their new website today. The center was founded a little over a year ago as the first business and human rights center at a business school in Europe.

  • Fresh lime soda

    Around 24 years ago today, we were enjoying a fresh lime soda at the Venite Bar in Panaji, Goa.


    While this strange year is coming to a close and New Year reflections and resolutions are popping up here and there, I would like to take the time to thank a client who has become a friend, and with whom I share many of my interests, passions and obsessions: Lionel Egger.

  • 2021 optimism

    Great illustration found on Instagram this morning.

  • Flashback

    I’ll be honest, I was never a supporter of Flash taking over entire web pages, or sites. I felt it as a coup against the open HTML/CSS web. Having learned most of what I know by looking at other people’s source code, I considered Flash as yet another black box.

  • My favourite podcast of 2020 : 20 Macs for 2020

    Over the course of this Summer, Jason Snell at Six Colors announced his project to “[…] construct a list of the 20 most notable Macs in history.”

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Cambodia — via Bangkok and the Gulf of Thailand / 2019

Screenshot of the homepage

So, we are off to South East Asia again. This might be the last time (or not) Emma comes with us. Mathias is off to Myanmar solo, and to Indonesia with Célia this Summer, so we decided to explore Cambodia, eventhough it’s the wet season.