Jean-Loic POUFFIER

November 3, 2021

My take on home automation

Home automation is my favorite hobby. I have been automating my home for almost 7 years. I started with a few smart lights, excitingly showing to everyone my balcony lighting up from a press of a switch on my phone. Now I build my own connected objects tailored to my needs. You will discover some of them in this articles. Over the year...
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September 27, 2021

Predictability at Ricardo

Over my 7 years of experience in Product, I have managed to be predictable only for the last 8 months. This article shed some light on how. What is predictability? As in every company, my team and I are asked to be predictable. At a certain point in time, we have to say what we plan to do over a certain period of time. Once the time pe...
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March 10, 2021

Don't fall in love with what you do, fall in love with why you are doing it.

“💬 Dont fall in love with your code. Fall in love with the results you deliver to users.” This is what Jeremy Seitz said to all engineers when he was CTO at Ricardo. When I asked Jeremy if I could quote him for this post he gave me a bit more insights 💡 “💬 Code is a cost, not an asset. We should never be afraid to rewrite or delete cod...
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March 5, 2021

My privacy journey, and how you can start yours

One of my 2020 new year resolutions was "A month without social network". The least I can say is that it was an enabler for me 💪 I spent way too much time in front of my screen endlessly scrolling for my next shot of dopamine. So in March 2020 (after a 🍸 Dry January and a 🍗 Vegan February - Maybe the subject of another blog post 🤔), I ...
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March 4, 2021

Hey, World

Hey world 👋 Hey released a feature that enable every hey user to manage a personal blog directly by sending content to an email address 🚀 I think I am going to give it a try ! What can you expect to find here ? Honestly I don't know yet 🤔 Let me think... Some product management tips and tricks, some home automation projects, some magic...
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