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Presentation on Starting Up

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Here’s the presentation for the talk delivered to students (too young!) of AIS, Saket. Tried to make them familiar with Start-up phenomenon.

JVM Off-heap Caching Libraries

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Here’s another gem from Snapdeal Engineering blog : analysis and comparison of different off-heap caching solutions and performs benchmarking for their use-c...



Facebook Auto-tagging and Happy New Year!

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Posted some images last week on Facebook and it suggested to tag some friends in those pictures… and, Facebook was damn accurate in recognizing those people!...

The 2013

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Continuing with the trend of past years – 2011 & 2012, here come new year resolutions for the year 2013. As the grind and excitement of year 2012 continu...


Nice infographic on how to sell online

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Nice amusing inforgraphic on what, why and where to sell your online products! Covers, rather funnily all online destinations including Craiglist, Etsy, Twit...

Another Facebook Ad pleading for click?

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Spotted one Facebook ad from some Internet company. This is amusing. Can we be plain arbitrary or even mischievous to get better CTR for Facebook Ads? Is thi...

A day with Indian e-commerce for my Inbox

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My Inbox goes for a treat with India e-commerce everyday and here is a typical day with all these e-commerce deals and dealmakers! (personal mails masked int...

SEO… huh? An Experiment with SEO

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SEO (Search Engine Optimization) was never my cup of tea so I thought why not try a bit? I was amazed to see the power of SEO in bringing huge (huge for an e...

Shortest Horror Story

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On a beautiful cold winter day, he was enjoying hot shower closing his eyes as if cherishing the waterfall.


My Book Wishlist

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A collection of must read books on computer science, technology, entrepreneurship, business, product design & strategy. My wishlist from flipkart: http:/...

Amazon’s Hidden Empire

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10 Things I Learned from Failure

Drafts, Drafts & Drafts…

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Number of posts in my drafts section is at all time high! Need to finish off some quickly…

Netflix Cloud Architecture

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Here is an extremely useful presentation by Netflix on Netflix’ cloud architecture and why & how they moved to Cloud.

Of Poonam Pandey, Dhoni and Anna Hazare …

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In our cricket crazy country, craziest of the things happen. When the cricket is at its peek, some non-cricketing celebrity (read Poonam Pandey) becomes the ...

;And comes the New Year Resolution

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Well, it’s never too late! I, at least, had a resolution not to have the same resolutions this year again. So here goes the list. I would:


Trying Rockmelt browser…

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Downloaded the new Rockmelt browser aka Facebook browser… trying and experimenting with it’s new features #fb #in

Automatically Tag MP3 Music Files

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I have huge collection of music files : around 25% of them not recognizable by their file names or mp3 tags and around 10% of songs probably duplicate. Whene...

Two Android Apps I was missing badly!

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Finally the two apps that were around the top of my wish-list for android are available. Not fully but at least for now it is a BIG relief:

Noida Extension Map

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This Noida Extension Map is an indicative map and does not cover the entire area.

Essential Free Apps for Android/Nexus One

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After exploring my Google Nexus One phone based on Android, I could zero-in to these super-essential android apps available free in android market. These ap...