2020: It's a wrap!

Looking back at my blog, I am disappointed that my last post was in 2018. In fact, my 2018 resolution was to write 50k public words, ...

In blog, Dec 29, 2020

Finding Passion

One would think that Jeff Bezos’s passion has always been Amazon and online retail, but turns out his passions areRockets, space trav...

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2020: It's a wrap!

Looking back at my blog, I am disappointed that my last post was in 2018. In fact, my 2018 resolution was to write 50k public words, but I barely got to a few thousand.2019 seems to h...

In blog, Dec 29, 2020

Finding Passion

One would think that Jeff Bezos’s passion has always been Amazon and online retail, but turns out his passions areRockets, space travel and propulsion.

In mind over matter, Jul 11, 2018

Deliberate Practice

I read the book Outliers several years ago, and as far as I can remember, I was very impressed with the book. Then I started hearing complaints about the book: that the ten thousand h...

In mind over matter, May 28, 2018

Dark Knowledge and distillation

Guess what this image contains?

In tech, May 27, 2018

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

I recently finished this book (should have read it long back!) and I must say, what a great read about a great and a curious mind!

In mind over matter, Jan 04, 2018

New Year's resolutions

2018 is actually here (and that’s bad because it looks like time is crunching through years faster than I would like). And that also means it is time to set new year’s resolutions.

In mind over matter, Jan 01, 2018

Understanding TensorFlow Graph Execution with a Simple Example

This post is for absolute beginners. I hope to be able to explain complicated concepts in simple terms to benefit a wider audience (see dummies guide to erasure coding post for a diff...

In tech, Jul 10, 2017

Procrastination Filter

Have you ever noticed drowning into a sea of articles that you opened via Hacker News? Did you end up buying those nine little things from Amazon of which you don’t use any? If you t...

In mind over matter, Oct 14, 2015

Popular Weekend Programming Languages

What are some languages used most often during the weekends? Are there some languages that are inherently more ‘hobbyist’ than others?

In tech, May 27, 2013

XORing Elephants: Novel Erasure Codes for Big Data

This is a post that has been long overdue.

In tech, Apr 23, 2013