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

This blog is a collection of lessons I’ve learnt on website design, creativity, business development, entrepreneurship. I also write a lot on 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 drop me an email.


  • My Surprising Fear of Public Speaking

    As a entrepreneur it’s inevitable for me to have to pitch my ideas to different people, whether it is to potential investors, partners, clients or just staff. I should be able to present my idea clearly. Last Friday was the 3rd time I had to present my idea in front of a group of people and   …Continue Reading

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  • Experiment in outsourcing, a Chrome Plugin for YouTube

    I know I should be focusing on one project at a time, but it’s often hard to shake a good fun idea out of my head once it make it’s way between the couple of brain cells I have in my head. I like to listen to interviews and talks from YouTube when I’m doing none writing work. But   …Continue Reading

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  • Buffer, please tell me I am wrong. I want to give you my money

    I really like Buffer, what they do is pretty neat, it saves me from geek spamming everyone continuously on stuff which I personally find interesting. I find it so useful, I have installed the browser extension on all my computer, have the app on my phone and on my Nexus 7 tablet. The analytics they can   …Continue Reading

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  • Back to the world of HK startups! Joining Myflat.hk

    At the start of March, I finally took the plunge going back into the world of startups. I officially joined Myflat.hk as a full time UX & Product developer. Myflat.hk is local startup working on creating Hong Kong’s very own neighbourhood social network, it’s rather fascinating in what they (or we) are trying to build,   …Continue Reading

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  • The innovation of Moleskine

    I personally don’t use Moleskine notebooks, mainly because I’m cheap but I have to say I admire their products and branding. It is incredibly how far they have taken a simple notebook? I saw their new ad for a new range of notebooks and it is incredible, they now have ones for musicians, one for rough   …Continue Reading

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  • My Startup Project: Getfit.hk

    Several months ago, I had the idea of developing Getfit.hk, a website that promotes sports and fitness as well as provide a comprehensive listing of all Sports clubs, Yoga studios, Martial Dojos and Training Gyms available in Hong Kong. I wanted to build this website because I’ve been wanting to work on my own project   …Continue Reading

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  • 5 Killer Mac Apps you should be using

    I love my MacBook Pro, I think it’s amazing and I really enjoy doing my work with it. When it got rained on a few months ago and smoke started to come out, I even overcame the temptation to ‘upgrade’ to a smaller screen, since they don’t make 17″ MacBook Pros anymore. Still, I don’t think   …Continue Reading

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  • The science of designing modern slot machines

    The thing I love about design is how it requires delicate balance between art and science. After graduating from University, I spent several years working in a online gaming company in Central London. Looking back it was surely an educational experience, I learnt a variety of interesting skills such as card throwing, magic tricks, how to   …Continue Reading

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  • “How to disagree” from co-founder of Y-Combinator, Paul Graham

    A very interesting essay I recently read from Y-Combinator co-founding Paul Graham on different types of disagreement and how you may be “attacked”. He details the difference between childish Name Calling “You smell” to Counter Argument “but as this data shows, the end result often behave like this” and Refuting the Central Point “Your case   …Continue Reading

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  • Ultimate guide for HK Startups: Office Space

    There are a variety of co-working spaces in the Hong Kong area. Perfect for start ups and those seeking to be in an environment that fosters entrepreneurship, co-working spaces are an excellent way to get affordable office space. In addition, co-working spaces provide excellent networking opportunities with other business owners. X. Coffee Shops & Libraries   …Continue Reading

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  • An over simplified web developer’s guide to hacking through InDesign

    First of all, please know I am an absolute beginner when it comes to Adobe InDesign, the following notes are various similarities I’ve noticed between HTML/CSS & InDesign whilst learning to put together my first book.  This is by no means a step by step walk through either, for that I would highly recommend this article.   …Continue Reading

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  • 3 tricks that saved my productivity sanity

    One of the biggest pain with working in digital media is how easy it is to get distracted. Since I am always ‘connected’ it’s not always easy to remain focused. I’ve been testing with a few new approaches lately and these 3 are working pretty well. 1. Set up E-mail filters 15th June 2013 Update:   …Continue Reading

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