A couple of days ago, I met a friend with whom I went on a very long walk. We walked for over 3 hours, waiting for breakfast, coffee later and some cheesecake by noon. There is something great about walking and talking with a friend for hours. For some reason there is a lot of [...]
A list of things I am consuming and at times reflecting on through the month of November 2018 Printed Newspapers – Since the end of 2015, I have not really subscribed to the printed newspaper. This month I moved to a new flat and subscribed to the Mumbai editions of The Hindu and The Indian Express. [...]
It is two years today. I still wake up some nights with a start thinking about that horrible and terrible night. An ambulance siren far away is often almost always a trigger. But I have come to terms with her loss much better than I thought I ever would. The first year, I missed her a [...]
I am trying something new - which is to write a list of things I am consuming and at times reflecting on through the month of October 2018 Recomendo - A really nice newsletter. The point is simple - a newletter via email that recommends 6 different things. These could be a movie, television series, book, [...]
Recently, I watched in bits and pieces, India winning a test match against England on television. I am one of those cricket tragics, who watches only test matches. The rest I feel does not have enough context. I was thinking a bit about why I think of the long form game with such romance. And [...]
Over the past week or so, I have been watching this riveting, well edited documentary series, namely "The Vietnam War: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick" I like documentaries by Ken Burns and hence started to check this one out now that it's available on Netflix.
I recently picked up a couple of books on Kindle. Starting with the An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor.
I do not code for a living and that means my interactions on Github are negligible. But I have worked in the open-source world for a while now and I understand the important space Github occupies. So yesterday, when finally the rumour came true, that Microsoft has acquired Github, there were some fear of what [...]
On 12th Feb, I joined Automattic as a Community Wrangler. They are the fine folks behind WordPress.com, Akismet, Jetpack (two plugins this blog has be running on for a long time now), Longreads, WooCommerce and much more. It also has open-source at the core of is DNA. The company works in a completely distributed manner, [...]
A few days before 2014 dawned, I wrote a clever post about how I felt about new year resolutions. Overtime I have in a way become less ready to dismiss or accept just about anything. I prefer to think of myself as someone who can give time to listen and understand. So this tweet by [...]