Apple Store, Opera: Opening Soon.

Opening Soon Apple’s future Parisian store, still under construction, shows this morning a new look.

While on my way to work, I passed by the construction site. Workers were covering the front of the building with the Apple Logo and the inscription:

Apple Store, Opéra

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Book: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Del Hap Delivering Happiness A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose written by Tony Hsieh.

If you are an entrepreneur or thinking of becoming an entrepreneur this book is for you.
It is a narrative about Tony Hsieh’s experience in fine-tuning a workforce to insure a company’s success.
He explains how his process in turning problems around in order to built a billion dollar company.

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How to Block Facebook Apps From Posting on your Wall.

Facebook On Sunday, a friend complained about all the annoying Facebook apps posting on his wall.

Farmville, Mobwars, Pillow Fight, I’m sure you can name other ones that you find aggressive, annoying since these notifications take over your wall and your news feed, which might be more important to you.
Some might find these apps amusing but most friends including myself think that these applications get quite annoying and take-up to much space.

They have become an equivalent annoyance as spam is in your email inbox.

There is a solution so you can block these apps from your profile and also from the news feed....

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The Secret of Happiness.

Happy Sky Writing a blog to share some of my experiences and knowledge is not always easy. I challenge myself by choosing to writing in English (my mother language is French). Since two and half years, I have learned a lot and have progressed a lot in my writing (I hope). Thanks to Ralph.

Writing for me in general is a challenge and then added my self imposed rule of doing it in English makes it harder for me than finding an actual subject to write about.
My curiosity and my constant desire for learning gives me many reasons to share. The number of friends who pose daily questions also aides me in finding subjects to write about on this blog.

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Apple iPad Has Arrived.

FacebookThe Apple iPad is officially for sale in America. France has to wait until the end of April (no official date or pre-order date has been announced).
Yesterday Apple aficionados lined up in front of every US Apple Store to get the new “promised” and anticipated “tech-tool”. People started lining-up at midnight -the scenes in my opinion was a little ridiculous since you could buy one later in the day without the wait in most stores.

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Google Buzz: Why another Social Network?

Buzz Google launched Buzz last week: Buzz is an update/photo/video sharing service. Buzz is integrated in your Gmail and allows you to go beyond status messages. With Buzz you can start conversations about the things you find interesting.
Whatever that means, it seems that it is another way to share yours ideas with family/friends/strangers. You have the choice to go public or to stay private.
The force of Google is the integration of Buzz into Gmail. In no time, Google was able to take this product from zero users to millions. Buzz can be if successful, a real competitor for twitter or facebook.

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Identity Theft.

Fingerprint During the past couple of weeks, my iMac 24’ was acting strangely: applications were freezing or quitting unexpectedly. Last week, it became more serious when the finder blocked many times throughout the day. I ran Disk Utilities and got this wonderful message: This drive has a hardware problem that can't be repaired. Back up as much of the data as possible and replace the disk. See an authorized Apple dealer for more information.
Basically telling me that major problems were looming.
My iMac is less than a year old (April ’09), fortunately I got the Apple Care plan when I purchased it. So it was not a financial concern.

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