Omar

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FinishedFinished answering on May 22 at 18:45 BST

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  • Writing
  • Coding & learning resources
  • Reading
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Are you married?

Omar - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

No, I am not.

What do you do for work?

Omar - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

So, up until March of this year I was working in the energy industry but resigned to focus full-time on entering the tech industry.

First of all, let me just apologise because I did not see this question at all. I honestly missed it, so apologies about that.

I was first introduced to coding when I was doing this college course some years back and one of the units we were doing was coding. It was nothing complex, now that I loo…

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How do I improve my writing style?

Omar - 4 months, 1 week ago

That's an excellent question.

To improve your writing style you have to be exposed to various other writing styles and that is something you can be exposed to through reading often. Stephen King was even quoted as saying "Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don't have time to read, you don't ha…

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I can understand where you are coming from with this questions, but the purpose of reading isn't to memorise everything in every book you read. The purpose of reading is to connect the ideas on the page to what you already know.

 

Also when it comes to it, there is nothing to stop you from r…

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What's your favourite book and why?

Omar - 4 months, 1 week ago

I don't really have a favourite book but the one I am currently reading, and enjoying, is called 'Atomic Habits' by James Clear. The reason why I like this book is because it provides a really great blue brint for developing good habits, breaking bad habits and has various personal and other releva…

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I tend to buy my books from Waterstones, my non-islamic books anyway, just because before buying it I can have a sift through to see if it is something I would like to read and would of benefit to me at the time. Also, places like Waterstones and other bookstores are generally really nice to browse…

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That's a great question and in my experience of getting my little brother to read more often I have simply started reading a lot more and during this month of Ramadan I even joined a bookclub hosted by a podcast I regularly listen to. One of the reasons for this is because I know children are impre…

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What is it a good idea to read?

Omar - 4 months, 1 week ago

That's a great question.

It's a good idea to read often for a number of reasons, the first being that it allows you to extend your vocabulary. Helps you to be more concise in speech, it improves your ability to focus and concentrate. It also improves your writing skills but for more information ab…

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