Christine’s latino movie list

Already seen: Love Dogs / Love’s a bitch (Amores Perros), 2000, by Alejandro González Iñárritu And Your Mother Too (Y tu mamá también), 2001, by Alfonso Cuarón (Mexico) Habana Blues, 2005, by Benito Zambrano (Cuba) Strawberry and Chocolate (Fresa y chocolate), 1994, by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea Frida, 2002, by Julie Taymor Looking for: Madagascar, 1994,…

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Best movies on Week 52

Quite a lot of great quality movies seen this last week of 2006: The Business: an english title looking like The Godfather with british spice from the 80’s. The off-voice naration might be annoying sometimes, and some plot are really easy, but the movie is still enjoyable. Broken Flowers: a great Bill Murray road trip…

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Travel tips for Freelancer

During travel By Train Plan long battery charge on all your leectronic equipments. Quiet environnement really work firendly. Avoid compartiment seats, not table on front seat provided (unless you prefer to work on your laptops). By Plane Not really work-friendly, and because most of flights are shorts (2-3 hours max. in Europe), the best is…

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Budget Tips for Berlin

Metro Can be really expensive if not really well planned, as everything else. single: 2.1€ daily: 5.8€ weekly: 25€ Credit Cards They are not working everywhere (only shops), it’s better to have cash in the wallet all the time. Life tips Beers and eating-out are really cheap. At disco, when you take a bottle drink,…

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Xmas: gifts for Web Developpers

Adaptive Layout Technique: last article from A List Apart that describes a technique to adapt your layout on the client screen resolution. This would be commonly used in coming months, bye bye fixed layout for developper/contractor screen setup; Rails Rubyisms Advent: a simple day-by-day tutorial to learn new small tips in Ruby; Rails Advent Calendar:…

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A Christmas gift for Florent, a really addictive drug for real gamers: stupid, simple and time wasters web games. Chaos Theory: A simple chain reaction game. 3 clicks to finish the game; iSketch: Dessinez c’est gagné on the web, with french room to play with correct vocabulary; Bendito machine: Not a game, just a super…

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Top 2006 ‘I like it’ Moments

Here is a list to be completed until 31st of December 2006. Meeting again Christine after not seeing her for 2 years Trip to Tenerife for Hifi workgroup Having a half-hour walk every morning to go to work Lots of picnics in Toulouse parks Dreaming about being late at work, and waking up as a…

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Saving time

I believe one of the purpose of any creation if saving Humanity time, just to have more time to create new tools. Today, I’ve discovered a tool that will save few hours of my life, just to build HTML/CSS grid layouts. Simple, elegant: http://blog.davglass.com/files/yui/grids/ YUI is a nice “2007 tech” challenger. Enough of all these…

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