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My Elevator Pitch

My Elevator Pitch

I found this cool site that has a free wizard which helps you build your elevator (15 second) pitch. Here are some of my pitches: Consultant My name is Emad Ibrahim and I am a consultant specializing in .net development. I architect, design and create software. I can do it faster and better than the(…)

Improve LINQ Query Performance

I was writing a small utility for Outlook 2007 and was using LINQ to query Outlook Tasks.  This query was nested within another query.  While debugging, I realized that looping though the query results in my For Each loop was taking too long. If you have read anything about LINQ, I am sure you already(…)

iPhone in Japan?

iPhone in Japan?

I noticed a huge jump in traffic in my iPhone Applications website (www.ipapplist.com) the last few days. So, I took a look at the stats and noticed something very strange.  Most of the traffic is coming from Japan. What’s going on?  Is the iPhone out in Japan?  Where are they getting it from?  Why aren’t(…)

You think you are smart?

You think you are smart?

Think again. Watch this amazing video. Wow!!! I wish I have 15 % of his brain power. This is the breathtaking story of Daniel Tammet. A twenty-something with extraordinary mental abilities, Daniel is one of the world’s few savants. He can do calculations to 100 decimal places in his head, and learn a language in(…)