Investigating Go Lang

April 25th, 2013 | by Omar

In doing my regular research into new technology I've been looking at new languages that have a smaller footprint than Java/Grails/.NET which tend to be my go-to languages. When I create side projects they tend to be free and therefore I don't have the money for servers that have 8Gb of RAM to run smoothly. Therefore I'm interested in what my options for something lightweight might be for creating service oriented architectures


Touch is natural

March 1st, 2013 | by Omar

Since I started working at EA, i've had to depend heavily on my Ipad to keep everything from my calendar to my notes up to date.


Replacing my notebook

December 26th, 2012 | by Omar

I started a new job at Electronic Arts this last month as their Technical Director for their Pulse division. It’s [&hellip


Family

December 25th, 2012 | by Omar

I bought the following pendant for my wife a few years ago from Uns Fine Crafts (highly recommended for hight [&hellip


The need to revive mercy

November 15th, 2012 | by Omar

Mercy is an amazing attribute that seems to be falling by the wayside for our species. My commute home from work can be a long one. After a busy day at work I often find myself getting angry at the most insignificant thing such as a person merging into my lane


Blind consumerism

October 24th, 2012 | by Omar

I'm a computer geek who loves gadgets. However, the rabid "I need it" nature of Apple fans baffles me


Women in the ‘Hood – Asma Hanif

October 12th, 2012 | by Omar

A gut wrenching lecture that challenges the assumptions and stereotypes. I can’t say I agree with everything within the video [&hellip


I am undeservingly blessed

October 4th, 2012 | by Omar

May Allah prevent any parent from outliving their child. I can only image the unrelenting sorrow/pain/anger/rage this man must feel. [&hellip


Objects of Torment for non-Muslims

October 3rd, 2012 | by Omar

In creating various pieces of my wanna-be Islamic calligraphy I'm hoping to focus on verses of the Qur'an and Hadith that are of significance to myself or Muslims as a whole. The following verse is of particular significance in this day and age to all Muslims



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