I'm Mohamed Said, a full-stack web developer at Laravel.
Posted on March, 9 2020 - 1 min Read

Experiencing the four kinds of luck

Listening to this podcast clip of a conversation between Naval Ravikant and Babak Nivi about destiny and Naval explains that there are four kinds of luck.I tried to look back at my life and spot the lucky moments, these moments changed the course of...

Upgrading my home office

In 2016, my wife and I decided that we want to live in a different city. We moved to Hurghada by the red sea and...

Posted on Feb 9, 2020 - 2 mins Read

What happened in 2019

I've made it a habit to publish a recap at the end of every year, this helps me look back at what I did and...

Posted on Dec 31, 2019 - 2 mins Read

My first race

On Friday the 15th, I did my first race ever. I was part of a relay triathlon team doing the olympic distance. My part was...

Posted on Nov 20, 2019 - 1 min Read

Changing your mind is a good trait

The last few months before my father passed away I remember he started talking differently, he changed his mind about many things that he used...

Posted on Sep 23, 2019 - 1 min Read

The Fear of missing out in web development

I've been experiencing the Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) for a long time, I believe many of us do since it's the age of social...

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 - 1 min Read

The scars we carry from our childhood, are they going to make us better parents?

I'm almost 30. Yet, I'm still dealing with the scars I carried from my childhood. I wonder if I'm going to be able to father...

Posted on Jul 2, 2019 - 1 min Read

Stop "honoring" your native language when sharing knowledge

This morning I read a post on how little the Arabic content in the internet is compared to other languages, and that most of the...

Posted on Jun 8, 2019 - 1 min Read

Crashed. Again!

Yesterday I was guiding a 70km ride around Hurghada's Desert, I've been doing these rides weekly since November and I really enjoy the way back...

Posted on Mar 3, 2019 - 1 min Read

What do we owe our children?

Ever since we started thinking about having kids, we are trying to understand what it means and whether or not we are ready for that....

Posted on Feb 18, 2019 - 4 mins Read

The 5 phases of learning something new

Every year since I started working at Laravel I find myself getting into something completely new, you know this kind of things that when you...

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 - 1 min Read

Stop worrying about your broken English

Speaking another language is not easy, to speak like a native requires living among natives for a long time. Still, I don't think this will...

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 - 1 min Read

My thoughts on automation, making life easier, and creating more jobs

Every 3 years I have to renew my car license, and if you live in Egypt or know someone who is, he/she will explain how...

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 - 1 min Read

Celebrate The Little Wins

I was lucky enough to meet a lot of great people; those who are kind to others, working hard to support their families, and trying...

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 - 1 min Read

The Internet Is the Best Thing That Happened To This World

Yesterday I woke up in Egypt at 7:15 AM GMT+2, and gave a brief talk in India at 10:45 AM GMT+5. A couple of weeks...

Posted on Nov 25, 2018 - 1 min Read

My First Century

Yesterday I noticed there will be no wind in the morning until noon. It's very windy most of the days here in Hurghada, and if...

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 - 1 min Read

Don't Trust The System. Go Solo!

I've never been the one with straight A’s during my school years; my parents actually never seemed to be excited about me becoming top of...

Posted on Nov 22, 2018 - 1 min Read

Host your own content

Yesterday my friend Eric Barnes shared a piece on his blog where he recommends hosting your own content instead of relying...

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 - 1 min Read

I just discovered a new passion for UI/UX design

I've always been trying to avoid dealing with design decisions and only get myself involved in code. It's just too hard to make things look...

Posted on Oct 21, 2018 - 1 min Read

Why I decided to stop pro training for Freediving

The next few days after I had my collarbone surgery I wasn't able to get long sleeping hours. I kept waking up every...

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 - 2 mins Read

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