Woke up & read this r/linux thread where Ian Murdock [Debian Linux project founder] tweets are mentioned. Ian says he is committing suicide. I will be more than happy if these tweets turn out to be hoax or coming from someone else who gained control of his Twitter account. This incident got me thinking about one of […]
We are entering in 2016, my journey to open source started in 2004-05 when i attended one of the Linux User Group meetup in New Delhi, India. Those days we had to pay one$ for surfing internet for an hour, having a dial-up internet at home was considered luxury. What was the scene those days? […]
People say success & failures are complementary. It is like two side of coin & both co-exist. Over last few years I have noticed in every spectrum people are celebrating failures be it cover page of famous magazine, online portal, help/advice avenues like Quora or social media portals like Twitter, Facebook, Medium or LinkedIn. I […]
When I was a little kid we only had Doordarshan, India’s national channel & It had limited hours dedicated for news. Currently we have 25+ hindi & english channel catering 24/7 news. If we add up entertainment/lifestyle/sports the list will go over 200. It is same with newspapers. I have not purchased a newspaper in […]
One advantage of living in Bangalore is everyone around you is working on startup ideas. You visit a coffee shop or a microbrewery you will find folks talking in length & at times even pitching product ideas to investors for funding. I keeping asking myself these questions whenever i think about starting up. 1. Is […]
In age of capitalism, money is de facto to happiness for most , it gets you everything (almost) Power Business Class ticket Grand Villa World Tour But are these the only things you need in life? What about inner peace, satisfaction and quality time with your new born baby or old aged parents?
At times due to certain situation we get angry, aftermath of it has never been sweet. At times we end losing 1. Friends 2. Loved Ones 3. Blood 4. Respect Next time before getting angry, think thought what all is at stake for you.
India is turning into a startups hub with the amount of fund flowing in from US/Japan/China and other countries. Some of the startups got an early exit making VCs & founders rich. Anyways, this post is not about funding scene in India. It is all about these investors and VC’s who are glorifying portfolios in […]
BuzzFeed is known for pulling story from Tumblr, Reddit, Twitter, imgur, Facebook, Whatsapp [YEP] and making it CLICKBAIT/LINKBAIT. Every entity has revenue model & this works best for BuzzFeed. One of my friend wrote a nice post Quantifying the Clickbait and Linkbait in BuzzFeed Article Titles It was my prejudice that did me wrong at […]
This post is about me growing up, the part where my parents disciplined me to turn out better in life. I hail from a very remote part of Bihar. When I was in school, electricity in our native was available on an average of about 10-20 hours per week! Most of time, I recall us […]