Rami Massoud

Software developer, SQL jockey, amateur sys admin, tinkerer, weightlifter, wannabe personal trainer, Android & Google fanboy, a man with far too many interests.

The Powerlifter’s Arsenal: A Game of Inches

The weight is over! Now that the rookie and intermediate lifters are taken care of, it’s time to turn our attention to the more advanced lifters with money to burn who are looking for every advantage they can get. Wrist Support When most people think of wrist wraps,...

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The Powerlifter’s Arsenal: Leveling Up

With the basics, the key is to stay simple and cheap. As with all hobbies, it makes little sense to invest heavily in equipment until you’re consistent, and know you’re sticking with it for the long haul. Once you near intermediate level, you likely will not achieve significant...

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The Powerlifter’s Arsenal: The Starter Pack

When I first started lifting, I’d see giant dudes at the gym lugging comically large duffel bags, filled with who-knows-what, and would wonder how anyone thought all of that stuff was necessary. Fast-forward seven years, and now I’m somehow one of those dudes. Life at the gym used...

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DroidCon NYC 2016

Updated November 12, 2016 with available videos from touchlab This year I was lucky enough to attend DroidCon NYC, and soak up as much Android dev goodness as I could. There were a bunch of interesting talks, for a varying degree of knowledge level. Definitely something for everyone,...

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Let’s Encrypt With Let’s Encrypt

But Why? A few years back, there was a big push for HTTPS Everywhere, big enough for Google to modify their page ranking for it. over the past few months we’ve been running tests taking into account whether sites use secure, encrypted connections as a signal in our...

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