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My thoughts and ideas on life, programming, and books.

On Being Human

The human being is a strange species. A creature that has been around for a few million years and since the beginning has been trying to find its way through evolution by its intelligence. Being smart helped us overcome many difficulties, and being selfish made it easier for us to destroy everything to be more dominant. Although we call ourselves the most intelligent species on earth, yet it takes us a few years to learn to walk and interact with other human beings....

October 29, 2021 路 4 min 路 Saeed

To remember during the bad days

It won鈥檛 last. You have felt other things. You will feel other things again. Emotions are like weather. They change and shift. Clouds can seem as still as stone. We look at them and hardly notice a change at all. And yet they always move. The worst part of any experience is the part where you feel like you can鈥檛 take it any more. So, if you feel like you can鈥檛 take it any more, the chances are you are already at the worst point....

August 16, 2021 路 1 min 路 Saeed

Doing the Dishes as an Act of Mindfullness

I don鈥檛 know why, but for me doing the dishes is one the worst aspect of life, especially when you have to do it after one of the best aspects of life, eating. Since I鈥檝e been struggling to wash the dishes as soon as I use them, the result has always been a sink full of dirty and stinky dishes. I have tried many ways to overcome this laziness. One of those ways is to look at it as an act of mindfulness....

July 29, 2021 路 4 min 路 Saeed

The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday - Highlights

you can focus your energy exclusively on solving problems, rather than reacting to them. When you worry, ask yourself, What am I choosing to not see right now? We are A-to-Z thinkers, fretting about A, obsessing over Z, yet forgetting all about B through Y. Think progress, not perfection. Okay, you鈥檝e got to do something very difficult. Don鈥檛 focus on that....

February 15, 2021 路 2 min 路 Saeed

A few ideas for your next Go project

Have you ever been out of idea on what to code for your next open-source or side-project? As a beginner, you can find many resources and tutorials on different beginner-friendly projects out there. But when you pass that level, you just cannot come up with any interesting ideas to work on while you鈥檙e learning. You can take any of these ideas for your next project, and dont' forget the purpose of doing this, is learning....

January 21, 2021 路 4 min 路 Saeed