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 #21 – 19th Apr 2015

One (Highly recommended) Article: The Cult of Work You Never Meant To Join This is a fantastic reminder for myself that there is more to life than work, money is certainly important but there are also so much more. “We wouldn’t go to work drunk, so why the hell do we go to work on… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #20 – 12th Apr 2015

One Slide deck: 10 Startup business Puzzles Visualised through the Platform Stack What is a platform in terms of the startup world? Why does some platform do better than others? “How Airbnb beat Craigslist”, “How Youtube and Vimeo continue to coexist” and “Why Medium is so powerful for writers” One Font for Designers: BLOKK Tired… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #19 – 6th Apr 2015

One Video: Building Habit Forming Products We are creatures of habits, habits allow us to think less with our conscious mind and rely on our subconscious to function, good products allow us to form habits around them, this video shows you that works. One Witty Audio Essay: Lazy: A Manifesto A funny, intelligent and insightful essay on being… Read more »

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Weekly Top 5 #18 – 29th Mar 2015

One guide to Public Speaking: Speak.io 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. http://speak.io 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 https://www.zenfounder.com/ 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 »