I am writing this blog after a while. I should get over my laziness and start writing regularly. I have been giving away books to my friends over a last few years. Why am I distributing books these books? Am I crazy? Do I have an evil plan? Some of the books I have been… Continue reading Why am I giving away books?
The book summarizes journey of Little Prince, the interplanetary traveler: his adventure all along the journey. It included meeting inhabitants from other planets and understanding their priorities..” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote this book in french which later got translated to many other languages. It is just of 100 odd pages, one reason why i bought… Continue reading Book Notes: The Little Prince
Study well, Get a good job, Earn well, Settle. The society created paradox that we ought to follow People complain about their bosses or jobs but continue for money. Earning takes precedence over family, personal health and relationships. Loyalty goes to dustbin for 2X salary raise. Money is important to meet our ends. But craving… Continue reading On Money
I love Twitter. It is my gateway to the outside world. It feeds me with daily news, gossips, celebrations and mass outrage. Twitter connects me to the makers and those who have made it big in their domain. I have learnt a lot through them. In the pre-internet era, social engagement meant meeting over beer,… Continue reading O, Twitter!
I picked “How to be a stoic” out of curiosity. I had watched some lectures on this book earlier on YouTube and it acted as a hook. The author, Massimo Pigliucci is a professor of Philosophy at CUNY-Lehman College in New York City. I liked the author’s style of storytelling. His analysis on how stoic… Continue reading Book notes: how to be a stoic
Last week my friend Rajagopal advised me to read “When Coffee and Kale Compete: Become Great at Making Products People Will Buy” The book introduces the interesting concept of Jobs to be done or JTBD. What I liked about and made me glued to the 200 pages of the book is one simple thing: Building… Continue reading Book Notes: When Coffee and Kale Compete
1st June 2017 was when I was free from my last full time job. It also means since then (aka over a year) I have been on my own. Looking back at these 360+ odd days, I have realized that I have done good for myself. I feel I have become more calm, healthy and… Continue reading On my own
Advices are the easiest to come by. They have come from my friends, parents, relatives and even from those I have not met. Advices can be on anything and everything like I have shown in the following sketches. Career Marriage Programming Languages Starting Up Fundraising My constant struggle : Who should I take advice… Continue reading On Advice
Everyone is trying to be like someone else, everyone is looking for success mantra – from reading blog posts of famous entrepreneurs, learning about their daily routines to copying some hip hop artist look. We have turned into breed of copycats, but for what? Why can’t we be authentic, be as we are? We are… Continue reading Being Authentic
Algorithms are not new, we have been using it in stock trading, ticket booking etc. Just that in 2018 we are hearing more about it. Four interesting scenarios happened in past few years. Emergence of cloud computing made processing fast cheap. Newer Open Source and proprietary technologies like Keras and TensorFlow took Deep Learning closer to… Continue reading On Algorithms