joy

Joy is subjective. It can be achieved by eating ice cream or meeting loved ones. Joy has no checklist or price tag associated. Have you seen a newborn child playing with their pet, parents with all eyes hooked on to their baby? Our never-ending expectation and desire to become popular has re-written the definition of […]

gatekeepers

Many jobs have a role of gatekeepers. It is a powerful role. Some get carried away with this newfound authority. It can be their inexperience, age or bias. The judgment of these gatekeepers makes or breaks an organization. If you are in one such job, be very rational and take judgment with logic. Your act […]

Right

How do we know we are right? How do we know that our history is not dubious? How difficult it is to not have an opinion? Can we not see this world as it is? Why do we have to fight to prove our superiority on account of caste, creed, color, race or money? How […]

Buzzwords

I have lived through a decade of tech hype. I started coding with LOGO. Much has changed since then. Every 2-3 years I get to hear new buzzwords: virtualization, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, Containers, federated, Docker, Bitcoin, Blockchain, serverless. I have my friend Ashish who has been running the same business of selling aluminum sheets in […]

famous

Why do we have this urge from within to be famous? It can be one being an influencer, thought leader or someone with many followers. Is it about feeling good or getting out and proving our worth to the world? The marketers are thriving on it. Making us feel vulnerable, our quest for being famous […]

meetup

My first Linux user group meetup was in 2001/2002. It changed my life forever. It shaped my career, got me a huge network and shaped me as an individual. I can’t imagine where I would have been in life if I had not encountered Lug/FOSS. The network, mentoring and relationship have helped me in all […]