I just lost 47% of my hair trying to figure out a simple problem. All this for a simple 2 minute solution. I wanted to run composer and for that, I wanted to install PHP manually. (There’s no need to. As far as I have read, it should work well with WAMP packages like EasyPHP […]
Or why my laptop was overheating! In March, I wanted to replace my Dell which was good but was giving frequent blue screens. I was tired of endless blue screens and wanted something good. I am a gamer as well, so I ended up with two options: A Lenovo laptop with high end specs. A […]
Ubisoft, Ubisoft, Ubisoft. Seems like they are competing with EA for the throne of ‘Most Hated Company’. It is hard to believe that the company that made game series like Assassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia and Far Cry is now focusing on money more. Even that is nor a problem. But now, they are not […]
I just went through a letter to Amazon Executives from Kivin Varghese. It’s quite long at 29 pages. You may read it here. Here’s a summary: Kindle team wrote buggy software and Kivin’s manager, Munira, didn’t listen to anything about improvements. Personally, you can get an idea of her incompetency from the fact that she […]
There was a rumour about Apple reintroducing iPhone 4 in India a couple of days back. When a friend told me, I was hoping this would not happen. Today, I woke up to the news of Apple reintroducing iPhone 4. That too on the front page of newspaper. A full page advertisement showing iPhone 4 […]
Jason Kincaid recently wrote Evernote: The Bug Ridden Elephant. This post made to top of Hacker News and echoes lot of thoughts that I have about Evernote. I know it is heartbreaking to see something like this said about your product, but this is what many users think, just see the comments on Hacker News. […]
If you are not making relations online, you are failing.
The moment you hear this, get out of the organization. I have no idea why people have this strange idea. Maybe it came from management, maybe it came from the society at large. Wherever it came from, it is toxic! Recently, I have had a few incidences where this came up. First, a small project […]
Paul Graham found out why politics and religion tend to have such useless discussions, because one does not need a set amount of knowledge to be an expert. There’s nothing required except a strong opinion to participate in religious and political discussions. And once you have a strong opinion, you don’t need anything else. You […]
As a developer, you will find 4 types of clients. The CEO, the manager, the semi designer and the angel. Learn more about them in the post.