Naguib Mahfouz and the 21st Century

After the Nobel laureate survived the attempted assassination on him in November 14th, 1994, Mahfouz couldn’t write for about 3 months and even after rehab he couldn’t write for more than 30 minutes a day, all because of the assassin stabbing him in the neck which damaged the nerves of his right hand, his writing… Continue reading

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Analog vs. Digital

In a world full of Analog signals and waves, some engineers got mad and decided to transcend to a more certain level of true and false, or in digital terms, 1 and 0. Sound, temperature, light intensity, power and most of the natural phenomena we interact with on daily basis can all be represented by… Continue reading

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The Embedded Systems Series – Part 2

In part 1, we had a brief insight about embedded systems and tackled some misconceptions about it. In this article we will considered the career options for embedded engineers and have a study case of cell phones as an example for an embedded system.   2.Careers in Embedded Systems As you may have recognized that… Continue reading

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Adaptive Traffic Signals Control


“When it feels; it deals.”   One day, I was on my way to a very important interview. I left home very early to arrive on time. I was wondering, when the traffic will be smooth and stop wasting our time! When I arrived home, I started to search for a solution. Luckily, I found… Continue reading

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Success Begins at Sixty: A Biography of the Founder of KFC

Best known for founding the fast-food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken, Colonel Harland David Sandars was born in 1890, in Indiana State in the United States. His father died when he was just six years old. The mother had to go out for work to sustenance her family. So the elder brother, Sandars, had to look… Continue reading

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