8000 Miles Away – How did I get here? (Life of a graduate student) #1

There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. – Vladimir Ilyich Lenin It’s funny how sometimes things completely change in a matter of days. When I decided to embark on the journey of pursuing a Master’s degree from the United States, it seemed like a long process, a far-fetched dream. […]

One Notion to Change It All

I believe for most people their journey with Notion would have started after watching some productivity guru on YouTube or reading someone sing praises of Notion on Twitter. But not me. I got to know about Notion in a very different way. Back in June 2018, I was a Sofware Development Intern at LinkedIn. At that […]

On Internet Privacy

How we can trust that the world actually exists and that we’re not just being deceived by some evil genius.  -Descartes Unless you have been living under a rock, you have would have heard, read, or discussed the phrases “privacy of your messages”, “security of data on the internet”, and “alternatives for Whatsapp” multiple times […]

How to start reading more?

One of the questions I often get asked by my friends is how am I able to read two or sometimes three books a week especially since I work full time as a Software Engineer and also engage in a number of other activities. So in this article, I want to talk about how you […]

The Best of Agatha Christie

2020 marks 100 years since the publication of Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles —the book that introduced Hercule Poirot to the world. I remember I first read a Christie mystery in the sixth grade when I discovered Poirot in the yellow-paged books of our school’s library. My bibliophilia only grew stronger […]

Why is Code Quality Important?

One would expect that writing code which any programmer can read and understand would be an inherent skill of software developers. The fact is that only 20% of programmers have this ability. The code that you are writing must be understood not only by the machine but also by humans. In software development, quality should […]