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Why Sweden?
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Why Sweden?

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
I have to admit that I gave different answers to this question depending on the person asking. In this post, I will try to summarize my answer to this question and hopefully shed some light on what made me want to live through these crazy winters.
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The Secret We Share
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The Secret We Share

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
Andrew Solomon opened his famous Ted talk by reciting a poem written by Emily Dickinson and for some reason it stuck with me since the first time I heard it. If you have some time, watch the full talk, you won't regret it.
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Securing My Home Network
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Securing My Home Network

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
My home network always had a simple security setup, a router, a firewall, and a bunch of computers. After months of ignoring it, I finally got around to reviewing the setup and making some improvements.
3 min read
My Privacy-Focused Productivity Setup (2020)
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My Privacy-Focused Productivity Setup (2020)

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
We all need a way to send our friends the latest memes but that doesn't mean we should sacrifice our privacy and data control while doing so. In this post, I share some of the services I use to protect my privacy and remain productive.
4 min read
500 Pictures
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500 Pictures

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
There is something unique about being able to scroll through a chronologically-ordered feed of your memories, along with your friend's comments and reactions.
3 min read
OnePlus 8 Pro
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OnePlus 8 Pro

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
The latest phone from OnePlus™️, the OnePlus 8 Pro, is my new personal phone. It has a great processor, an ample amount of ram, a magnificent 120 Hz display, a 4510 mAh battery, and an OS that's as close to stock Android as we can get.
2 min read
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