My name is Chi-Wai Li, Digital Creative, Entrepreneur and Blogger

My friends calls me Chi. I’m currently based in HK and this blog is a collection of lessons I’ve learnt on website design, creativity, business, entrepreneurship. I also write about where I think tech is going as well as a place for all the useful code snippets from all the genius developers that came before me. I love to chat and learn, so please feel free to leave a comment or send me a message.

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Weekly Top 5 #18 – 29th Mar 2015

One guide to Public Speaking: Because “imagine everyone’s naked” is terrible advice! A very handy website with a bunch of powerful advice on public speaking – something I’ve had trouble with in the past. One Video: Agile programming — for your family (M, you’d like this) I’ve never really associated programming management with… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #17 22nd March 2015

One guide to meetings: Amaze Meet Meetings are often (but not always) a waste of time, they take a lot of time, stop you from other job and are not always relevant to you. That’s where Amaze Meet’s Facilitator Canvas comes in handy. One Kickstarter Campaign: The Artiphon INSTRUMENT 1 A specially designed gadget that allows you… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #16 – 15th Mar 2015

One History lesson: The history of Lean Startup Ever wonder how the “Lean Startup”, “Business Model Canvas”  and the “Mom Test” are related? You should really read on this article to see how everything fit together One Slide Deck: The Gentle and Visual Guide to Startup Marketing Marketing can be as vital to a startup… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #15 8th Mar 2015

One Podcast: ZenFounder #HighlyRecommended A podcast that focuses on the emotional and mental side of being an entrepreneur, talks about stress, depression and everything a founder might have to face. Wonderfully hosted by serial entrepreneur Rob Walling and Ph.D. clinical psychologist Sherry Walling One Interesting Article: Neville Medhora’s 2015-2020 Predictions Nev has always been one of the most… Read more »

Making Google Maps iFrame Responsive

I’ve been design a lot of websites for sport studio lately, and they often need google maps which uses iframes which by default only comes in 3 sizes: small @400px X 300px, medium @600px X 450px and large @800px X 600px. Which is great if you know the EXACT size of the end user’s screen size, since… Read more »

WordPress the_excerpt() not working with Chinese Text

WordPress’ excerpt is pretty useful, if the article doesn’t have predefined text as excerpt, it would  automatically create one using the first 55 words from your post to make one for you. If the original text is: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #14 22nd Feb 2015

One Gadget: Zolt Charger Why are MacBook chargers so heavy and ugly? These guys didn’t think it was necessary One Profile: The Shape of things to come on Jony Ivy #LongRead How much do you know about Apple’s famous lead designer Sir Jonathan Ive? One font tool: Wordmark for designers Ever had to… Read more »

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5 Cool things #13 15th Feb 2015

One Book: Creativity, Inc. What an incredible book by Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar. Wouldn’t expect anything less by such highly skilled story tellers. Everything from creativity to leadership and personal growth. Highly recommended. One Article: 20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are A really wonderful reminder on how far we have all… Read more »