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What I've Made On Year 2014

I’ve stumbled across espadrine’s blog post about his accomplishments in 2014 and found it was a really good idea. It matters a lot to acknowledge your own accomplishments, without being overly proud about them, just to realize you’re not an impostor, and that you bring value to your company and deserve your current position (yes, there probably will be more about the so-called impostor syndrome on this blog).



In March 2014, I’ve got an engineering diploma in computer science from INSA Lyon, with the highest possible honors (in French, “félicitations du jury”). Again, not being cocky: graduating with honors is pretty classic and doesn’t mean anything regarding your actual knowledge / level in anything.

I’ve been hired as a full-time employee by Mozilla at the end of January, following my internship during Summer 2013. I work in the Platform team, in the JavaScript Engine sub-team. My main focuses have been extending asm.js, to help proving that the web platform is ready for gaming. I mostly implemented SIMD.js in Firefox this year (if you’re interested in reading more about this, feel free to read the official Mozilla blog post I’ve co-written).

what about 2015

I’d like to get more focused in cloud services that you own and have control on, as I think this is the thing that matters the most, nowadays.

Also, I wish I can keep on learning new things, by myself or on massive online open courses. As a newcomer in adulthood, I would also like to learn how to take advantage of every single hour of every single day, that is, not getting stuck in a routine and waking up one day thinking “man, I’m already that old?”. Oh boy, there are only 24 hours a day.