I’ve been writing on and off for quite sometime now. Whether it be this blog, my personal journal, emails or just simple conversations, I’ve felt that my expresiveness and capabilities have improved over the last few years. And yet, the improvements have been incremental at best. I still get confused about the manner in which… Continue reading Improving my writing skills
How tough is it for an artist to become a celebrity? Very very tough. But how tough is it to find 1000 people willing to buy your content? Not too tough eh? That’s exactly what Kevin Kelly talks about in this great article. He has a very valuable point here. In the modern era its… Continue reading Finding your true fans
You know what is a Kaibutsu? It’s the Japanese term for monster. Now when I say monster, you might picture a big furry green colored thing that runs around eating people (and you won’t be wrong), but the wikipedia definition of monster defines it as an aberrant occurrence, usually biological, that was taken as a… Continue reading Becoming a Kaibutsu
Today, I saw the trailer of Captain America – Civil War. Watching this trailer (which is amazing), reminded me of the Batman v Superman trailer, so I saw that too. Then I read somewhere that the Captain America trailer also features the Black Panther. And I had no idea who Black Panther was. So, I looked up… Continue reading Where are the indian superheroes?
As software engineers (or even as humans in genera), we are all faced with this dilemma. Whether to know everything about that one thing (master of one) or to attempt to know something about everything (jack of all trades). There must have been plenty of times in my life when I have stopped working on… Continue reading Overspecialization or Overgeneralization
Nikesh Arora,Softbank Corp president, has just warned that startup valuations in the India market have become more than “they should be”. If you don’t know who Nikesh Arora is or don’t have any knowledge about India’s startup market, the article below will still make sense (I hope so at least). Since the 1960’s, technology has… Continue reading Startup valuations and common sense
The funny thing about a writer’s block is that it strikes at a very convenient time. Right when you have time to waste, time which you can use to think of a new story plot or write a great blog post, you just don’t feel like doing it. You feel like lying down on the… Continue reading Writer’s block