The Last Word: Life Lessons from Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

If I knew that this was my last blog post, what would I want to say? It’s a thought-provoking question, inspired by the last lecture of Carnegie Mellon professor and alumnus Randy Pausch, a man who left an indelible mark on the world. His lecture, delivered on September 18, 2007, was a captivating testament to […]

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From Fast Lanes to Life Lessons: How a Crash Course in Adversity Shaped a Reckless Teen

As I sit here reminiscing about my teenage years, I can’t help but be struck by how much my life has changed since that fateful day in 1988. Returning to Qatar for my final year of high school, I was young, reckless, and believed the world was my oyster. Little did I know, a single […]

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Water: a source of life

�photo�credit:�aithom2 Howstuffworks states that humans can go up to eight weeks without food as long as they have water, and probably live for about 3 to 5 days without any water. The Quran states that water is important to life (and that life comes from water) translated as “We made of water every living thing” […]

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Medicine? Gray’s Anatomy?

What is medicine? Looking at it as an engineer/programmers, it seems like a simple algorithm: A doctor studies for years, works more years to get more experience in guessing.

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First Aid

httpv:// Thinking of Egypt, the people on the streets, and remembering my first-aid training: are they breathing? Pulse? Need CPR? look for bruises, scratches, blood… A need to help those in need for it. I am sure that people who have been sleeping too little for days, uncertain about the future: their country, as well […]

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