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.
Our industry is broken. Engineers are doing a lot of hard work while reward goes to management. What are the reasons for this and what are the alternatives?
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?
Being mean makes you fail. – Paul Graham
What happens when someone is mean to you at office? And should you be mean?
Brienne of Tarth wasn’t responsible! No, not Melissandre. The responsible people were: Show writers! I just watched the Battle of Ice (outside Winterfell) again and the way they handled this was very very stupid! First, I love the show and I understand that they have time and budget requirements. But that doesn’t mean that they […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
Are these different? No! There a lot of similarities here. Read on to find how Apple, Google and Samsung are related. And why I love Apple and not other two.
I recently switched to Apple’s Safari from Google Chrome. Read why I did that and what made me switch from Google’s Chrome
For years, I have heard that Mac and Linux do not get viruses because they are in minority. Windows is most popular target for hackers because it is most used. Do you agree? Well, you are wrong then. Windows has some 75-80% market share. (Source: Wikipedia) So, it must be a frequent target because it […]
It is easy to imitate others but can imitations perform just as good and look better? I say no!
What would life be like if we do everything with same energy and enthusiasm? Let’s discover!
Apple products have very simple philosophy, It Just Works. That is why no one else can make an iPod or iPhone! Read on to see why Apple is Apple and my final say on Apple vs. anything debate.
iPhone 4S has been launched in India and prices are, astronomical to say at best. Do you still want an iPhone? I do not, for now.