Born to build and explore

The web is a powerful medium meant to share information and empower users. It connects people across borders to make information accessible instantaneously.

My fascination for this new medium started in 1998, when I built my first online community which gathered hundreds of visitors from around the globe. Since then, I've built many projects, and in 2010 I joined Google as the youngest full time engineer at YouTube.

By leading the two successful redesigns of YouTube, my work has shaped the third most used website on internet. It has permanently changed how people think, consume and interact with videos.

So what is Silent Strength? It's mostly a blog where I express my thoughts about technologies, our world and whatnot.

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Last blog entries

  • 04/18/2013 Difference between French and US companies

    Strike

    Last friday, a journalist from Les Échos, a french newspaper, visited our office. During our casual conversation, a question came up: "What is the difference between French and American companies?" While this question appears very straightforward, there are many elements to consider.

  • 02/20/2013 Hiring talents

    Office space

    At Google, I've interviewed a lot of candidates. A normal interview lasts about 45 minutes. During this timeframe, you have to determine whether the candidate is qualified for the job or not. And if not, eventually suggest where he/she can be a better fit.

  • 11/27/2011 Visiting San Francisco

    San Francisco

    Planning a trip to San Francisco for a weekend? Here are few things you might want to check during your stay, especially if this is your first time in the city of hearts!

  • 10/16/2011 Going with Invisalign

    Invisalign

    When I was a kid, the only option I had to put my teeth in the right place was to use braces. My experience was, so to speak, horrible. It hurts. The metal can cut your mouth, you can't eat anything you want and you need to trust 100% your orthodontist.

  • 10/05/2011 Apple 4S

    iPhone5

    Today's event was highly expected by the Apple community. We were looking forward the iPhone 5 announcement along with the launch of new iOS. Instead Tim Cook presented the iPhone 4S that has no real innovation. I must admit, I have been quite disappointed.

  • 10/03/2011 Splice the movie

    Splice the movie

    I discovered this weekend via a friend of mine a great movie: Splice. It's a French/Canadian movie directed by Vincenzo Natali and it is starring Adrien Brody (the Pianist) and Sarah Polley (Dawn of the Dead).