I visited a grocery store last evening to pick some rice. The aisle had over 50 varieties with different properties and health benefits. To my surprise their in-house label had replaced my regular brand. On top of that, it was offered at a 50% discount as an introductory offer. I came back and ordered my… Continue reading Decision Paralysis
India’s unorganized sector also happens to be one of its biggest job providers. Our maids, uber drivers, sales girls and servers at restaurants – all of them constitute it. They are hard working, voiceless, vulnerable and key stakeholders to our economy. They are the invisible robots who drive us for early morning flights. They serve… Continue reading Other people
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!
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