Techniques like ‘check your inbox at set hours’ have missed out on smartphones.

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Checking emails is an addictive behavior. Seeing new incoming email messages activates our reward system, mainly due to that feeling of inclusion or “importance” we get when emails are coming our way. With the use of smartphones, this feeling has been amplified.

But seeing an email notification right when you go to sleep or as soon as you wake up can lead to undesired stress in the moments when you need to wind down. …


Step 1: Look at a piece of junk and dream how you can turn it into something beautiful.

Phase I: the lookout.

In September this year, we were informed that we could no longer stay in our beautiful and spacious office we occupied for the last 16 months, and that we have to leave by the end of the year.

It was a bummer; an end to a very beautiful place that I was attached to and team members loved. But hey, this meant now we have the chance to start over!


These days, the word “Arabs” might scare some people, and it’s a shame. Arabs have a rich history and culture and have contributed so much to this world over the years, from food to science! Let’s explore what Arabs are about.

  1. Not All Arabs are Muslims
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut, Lebanon.

Islam is the dominant religion of the Arab world, but most of the world’s Muslims are not Arabs. There’s a common misconception that an Arab is necessarily a Muslim. Well, that’s wrong. Although the majority of Arabs are Muslim, about 5% of Arabs are Christians living mainly in countries such as Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq…

Aziz Kaddan

I run a startup on my day-to-day, and do something useful/productive on my free weekends :)

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