As software engineers, we are used to hearing “please do it fast/urgent” or other variations. Such requests by clients and managers may be ruining our work.
When “high-performance processors, graphics and storage” mean 1.6 Ghz Core i5 and 500 GB, 5400 RPM HDD and flagship phones cost highest in a price sensitive market, something is definitely wrong. Read my half-facts, half-opinion based piece about things Apple is doing wrong in India
Everyone says that Mac is different and better than Windows. What makes it better?
Spoiler alert: This post contains show spoilers. Only proceed if you have watched Season 5.
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 and iOS 6! And on the back side, iPhone 4S (forgetting to even mention the 5S and 5C!...
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. I consider myself a not so heavy user but I too face quite some issues....
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.
In India, there’s a certain mentality that seems to be there. And it’s not customer is always right! It’s about providing service. And unlike many companies who are totally head over heels about providing fantastic customer service, Indian companies are about providing least good service. Just a bit better than the competition. Latest example I have seen is Infibeam. They are an old player in online shopping in India. They’re more like Microsoft on online shopping, without deep pockets....
Sharda University Started Censoring Internet Recently, I ask students to protest!
In short, because Samsung is the kid who copies, and I hate them. For long version, click headline