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Cédric Lombion
Works at Open Knowledge International
Lives in Paris, France
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An albinos baby whale off Argentina's coast

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Sunset over an urban vineyard

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Pessac, France

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Berlin Subway

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Subway exit

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Place Bastille, Paris, France

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The water tower

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Found a nice spot to work with light and shadows in Bordeaux: an out-of-service water tower that is in perfect alignment with the sunset.

Taken during the golden hour, light crop and color retouching.

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Lost in Transition
The real blessing for multitaskers is the disappearance of transition time

Most of my work presupposes the existence of digital tools. So there's no comparison possible with analog ones. But for the part that has transitioned from analog to digital - writing a report, jotting down notes, keeping up a planning -, one of the main advantage of going digital has been the transition time.

Think about it: writing with paper means getting the paper, the pen. Then when you're done, you have to put it somewhere it won't be lost, or be burned or be wet. But sometimes you don't, so you have to remember where you put that damn paper to be able to go back to writing.

With a computer and cloud apps, there's almost no transition time. Time to wake up computer from sleep: 15s. Time to start writing again in Evernote: 10s. To be fair, grabbing a paper to draw some concept is still quicker than on a computer. But I write more than I draw. 

I can seamlessly go from writing a report to running after the bus, or leaving the shower to jotting down a note. No pen to find, no physical folder to unbury, no worry about physical loss. This is even more important for someone like me, who always has 5 trains of thoughts running at a time in his mind.

I used to give up on learning some parts of my high school lessons because I was super disorganized. And I actually grew up thinking that I just didn't have this organisation gene. But now that I work mainly on a computer, every file has a folder, every folder has a place, and all my organization is logical.

The problem then, was that I was bad at transitioning. I would not order my sheets correctly at the end of my classes. I would not take the time to gather my notes once at home. And I would leave my binders in a dusty neglect, making it hard to harvest my class notes afterwards.

But now! Now I can switch seamlessly from one task to another, following what goes on the forefront of my mind at any given moment, without having to sacrifice my time or my tidiness. 

Nothing gets lost in transition, and this is invaluable for me.

photo by Ryan Ritchie https://www.flickr.com/photos/ryantron/
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Thanks for the insight. So information management is the asymptote of the digital efficiency curve :)
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Paranicota volcano overseeing the Chungará lake, Chile-Bolivia border.

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Hi ,I am following the community Europeans Today in which you are a moderator and I would like to ask you something. I work as a student recruiter and now I am promoting a Master in European and International Relations at one Swedish University and I would like to ask you if you are willing to create an event in the community about this Master.
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Sunset on the rooftop

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Bordeaux, France

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Blue Twilight in Berlin

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Berlin, Germany

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A tree in the field

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Driving on the roads of the Dordogne department in early March is not an exciting sight. Winter is gone but Spring is not really there yet, so the few interesting views are the hilly landscapes and the lone trees overseeing empty fields. So many of them. Why are they alone? Who put them there?

Middle of nowhere, Dordogne, France.

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"The sincere YouTube protagonist is one that gushes over double rainbows, heritage trains, and thundersnow, while we, the viewers, get that warm feeling of witnessing genuine happiness, safe in the knowledge that we will never have to care about this thing as much this person does."

http://www.theverge.com/2015/3/3/8091335/snake-eggs-on-youtube-are-the-realest

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#GenerationE : tracking migration of young Europeans across borders

Hello fellow Europeans (and non-Europeans who follow us), welcome to 2015! We wish you a good, productive and exciting year :)

To get this new year off a good start, how about participating in this European project?

The project tries to draw a better picture of the movements of young Europeans across Europe, and fill a big gap left open by the European states, who do not coordinate to track this data.

So if you're a European (young or not) living out of your birth country, go ahead and fill the survey to give your perspective!

http://www.generatione.eu/

P.S: Even if you're not concerned, don't hesitate to share this post!
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Project and Community Coordinator at Open Knowledge France
Employment
  • Open Knowledge International
    School of Data Community and Communications Coordinator, 2015 - present
  • Open Knowledge France
    Project and Community Coordinator, 2014 - present
  • The Next Generation Internet Foundation
    Junior Project Manager (internship), 2013 - 2014
  • Pedagogy Counselling Agency Sydo
    Junior Digital Project manager (internship), 2012
  • Sustainable Communication Agency Patte Blanche
    Project manager assistant (internship), 2011
  • Web Agency Composis
    Web developer and designer (internship), 2011
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Open Knowledge, Digital uses, Sustainable development, Europe
Introduction
I'm French and an enthusiast European citizen.

I'm Community and Communications Coordinator for School of Data.

I'm as well a co-director of the Europeans on G+ project.

I will talk here about personal and non personal stuff, related to, among others, social innovation, Europe, datavizualisation, thought-provoking articles, photography, interesting book...
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Paris, France
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Bordeaux, France - Lyon, France - Metz, France - Montpellier, France - Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
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