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Why we should all follow a baby lifestyle!

Eat no toxic food. Indeed, baby food is a lot cleaner than normal food.
Wear resistant clothes that can be washed at 40 degrees and that are local. Indeed, for some reasons, a lot of cool baby clothes brands are local (French). Wash yourself with a not toxic shower gel that has no perfume. Use not toxic creams. Indeed, cosmetics for baby are super clean.
Buy not toxic and local products. Indeed, for some reasons top brands for baby stuff in France are Europeans. Stokke, Babybjorn, Babyzen, Aubert, Jacadi etc.
Clean products, good products, local products! Well done babies.

Les Gilets Jaunes, ou l’incapacité des humains à encaisser la révolution des réseaux sociaux ?

Plus on gagne, plus on dépense.
On est tous le pauvre et le riche de quelqu’un.
La société de consommation est là. Ancrée. La classe moyenne est dans la frustration permanente depuis des dizaines d’années sauf qu’un nouveau paramètre est venu tout dérégler, et ce n’est pas 20 centimes le litre ou le ton satisfait de notre Président, ce sont les réseaux sociaux.

Instagram, Facebook, la dictature de la cool life 24/7, à portée de pouce. Le rappel constant que la vie des autres est plus trépidante. La mise à portée de carte de crédit de l’élévation sociale. L’affichage constant de ce que notre vie pourrait être si..., de ce que Kim et Kanye mangent au petit dej, des vêtements que @emrara porte (ou ne porte pas).
Ce flux d'info aguicheuse est une usine à frustration d’une puissance dramatique, totalement nouvelle donc sous estimée. 

On a le droit de @ les ministres, les députés, les journalistes et on a aussi le droit de leur parler comme à son pote. Du jamais vu !
Le pire... Pour évi…

Replacing desktop by tablet to work: tried, failed

Got a vision, let's skip my good old desktops and work on an iPad.
I tried 2 days to reach a clear conclusion. Too early.

Why?
Lucidchart. A tool I used to do diagrams. The apps is very basic.
Atlassian's wiki. No app. Edition through a tablet browser is buggy. Selecting a text is a nightmare. Copy works, sometimes.
Atlassian's Jira. No app (as we have an on prem version at Adobe). Mobile version in a browser, very limitative. Desktop version: not easy to use. Scrolling has bugs, pointer disappears sometimes.
File management: so much easier in a Mac.
Typing is slower (and my job is typing).
Moreover, having a different OS for iPad and Desktop is strange at the age of iPad Pro. I guess it's a mess to handle but Apple should fuse them.

So, I still think it's super cool.
Having a big screen to write, draw, read vertically, being focused on one app, having a several day battery life, a super light device.
BUT, the Enterprise software are not ready yet.


Commuting hands-free, with Internet connexion, a bit of space erases the notion of commuting

Commuting is not compatible with doing things like working, writing, creating stuff online because of 3 things:

- no hands-free: in cars or motorbikes, your hands are busy. In the metro, you have to hang a bar sometimes. On the train it's fine.

- no space: in the metro, on motorbikes, no space. In the train and car, it's better.

- no internet connexion: in cars, the connexion is acceptable (except under tunnels), in the metro, it's often very bad, on the train, it's getting better progressively.

The day we have a way to commute with 2 hands-frees, a bit of space and internet connexion, commuting allow us to do a lot of things.



Google is no longer a search engine, it’s a result engine

For a lot of searches on Google, you no longer need to go to a website to get what you need. You get the result. Google is now a result engine, not a search engine. Google has no competition in the result engine field.

The list of websites, the SERP is less and less central in Google.
And even this list is now letting you almost check websites content without going in thanks to the tons of sub-links described very precisely.

Amazon is fragile. 6 reasons why

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Yes, Amazon is great.

But it’s fragile. It's here to stay but it won't replace all brands selling stuff... it will stay a major e-commerce player.
Why?
Because...
1. Innovations they can bring are less important: When you can deliver any stuff in 1 hour... Of course, it can be done faster, 30 mins, 10mins, it can be delivered in the trunk, in the fridge, in the hands, but what’s the point? Consumers don’t care much. There is still a big delivery challenge to fix (and Amazon just bought a Mercedes fleet to own delivery, but beyond this challenge, no huge consumer problem to fix.
If the order goes fast, delivery is fast and the return is easy, the consumer is happy.

1 bis. Amazon is learning other brands to be as good as them. When a retailer is available on Amazon Prime, it learns to deliver stuff in 1 or 2 hours. He learns how to face a high volume of returns. If you're good to go on Prime or Fresh, it means you have the logistics to do Amazon quality level things.

2. Not…

Tariffs remind us that we are all responsible for our country's economic performance

Tariffs are terribly risky as they can easily lead to intense trade wars, nationalism, its close friend racism and... wars. Nobody can go against this statement.

But, the good thing with this return of tariffs war is that people remember:
- that products are produced somewhere,
- that the origin of products is somewhat important for the country they live in,
- that countries have commercial balance,
- that whether we like this idea or not, they constantly fight with each other to get a positive one,
- that they are very happy when their citizens buy local,
- and that buying local could bring positive things to your daily life thanks to a more stable and fruitful local economy.

A lot of people at the same time:
- complain about the economic growth and the commercial balance of their country is bad
- buy mostly imported stuff
- think tariffs are dumb and risky
Something's wrong here :)