Remember Sonic the Hedgehog?

Well..who doesn’t! Every 90s kid knows Sonic.

Back in April 2019, After 6 years of ideation and spending $90,000,000 on Production work, Paramount released its first Trailer of Sonic the Hedgehog, featuring Jim Carrey as a villain.

Sounds like a recipe for a blockbuster?

But things don’t usually go as you expect. On April 30th 2019, the trailer was released and it received a huge online backlash with an overwhelmingly negative reaction.

Angry fans took to social media to roast the design


The Future is Private — Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 2019 Conference (edited picture)

Mark Zuckerberg has just made a disastrous mistake

Last week I was reading an intriguing book by Vanessa Edwards who runs the Science of People, a human behavior research lab in Portland.

I have to share this book with you, it’s called Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People, the book analyzes hundreds of surveys that she tested with people in her research lab.

In one of her surveys, she asked her subjects this question “Which of these people habits annoy you the most?”

Can you guess the answer? —…


and you sound dumb when you say it like that.

Let’s go back to 1999 ..

ٍSoftware development was becoming a mainstream track and software projects had a good reputation for being badly done. They were extremely late, buggy and with lots of cost overruns. There was no good structure for an efficient software project.

:: Software development looked something like this


Flickr . Sandee Pachetan

I miss the times when green was young

I miss all the memories I forgot

I miss a soul, I miss that child

I miss my courage, my freedom to smile

I miss the days when life made no sense

I miss that dust, I miss its scent

I miss the nights of falling stars

I miss the bicycles, not the cars

I miss the sound of my mother’s heart

I hate the dominoes when they fell apart

I miss all the pain that made me grow strong

I miss my home, where I belong

I miss my father when…

Mahmoud El Magdoub

Software is eating the world and I'm quite hungry http://magdoub.com

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