Hafiz Rahman

Computer whisperer.


Start Ugly Things


I have a bad case of analysis paralysis. When I make something, I want it to be great. I want to see it from many different angles. Weigh all my options. Cover all ground.


Lessons from an Accidental Twitter Campaign


A few weeks ago, I accidentally ran a Twitter campaign that went almost non-stop for 5 hours.

It began when I noticed that the iQuran iOS app was discounted from its usual $5.99 price down to $1.99. The app was pretty much the de facto best Qur’an app available for iOS, and the discounted price was incredibly low compared to…


Why I Can’t Enjoy Nice Things

And why seven-year-old me could


Seven-year-old me would have never lost the grin on his face if he was able to buy any books of his…


In 1993, My Pet Rabbit Ate Half of My Homework Book


Exhausted after finishing my homework, I fell asleep and accidentally knocked my book down to the floor. The next morning when I found it, half the book was missing.

I might have cried a bit. I was eight years old.

I brought the book to school, its plastic cover torn apart and somewhat wet with…


You Don’t (Always) Have to Read Everything


Books. Oh, man. Books. Where do I even start.

I’ve been an avid reader since I was a kid. Initially I read to get my parents…


Start Ugly Things


I have a bad case of analysis paralysis. When I make something, I want it to be great. I want to see it from many different angles. Weigh all my options. Cover all ground.