Thoughts

Python Patterns

I have now been working with Python for more than a month, here are some of the interesting patterns that I found in the language. Its a ...

Hackers and Painters Quotes

Some quotes I liked from Paul Graham's book: "Start by building something clean and simple, something you would want to use yo...

Startup Lessons Learned in a Year

Lessons learned from a year in entrepreneurship - A brief description of things I wish I had found out earlier and as well as reminders f...

Minimalism

Ever since we are little the idea of more being better is instilled in our brains. The more toys or gadgets you have the happier you woul...

Jekyll Tips

While there are a few ready made themes available for Jekyll, if you want you site to be different its not too hard. Here are some tips t...

Designing beautiful web applications

Here are a bunch of guidelines I think are important for creating a great user experience for your web users. Design for audience It i...

Homemade Indoor Helicopter

For a while I have been thinking about getting an indoor helicopter and modding it with an on board computer, camera, wifi to make it fl...

Brainwave Reading

Ever since I watched a TED Talk, I forget which one, I have become fascinated by the possibilities of controlling things with thought and...

Jekyll vs. Wordpress

I have been using wordpress to host my website for more than 5 years, its a great platform. I like it because it comes with lots of nice...

Too Much Noise

Over the last couple of months, I have realized that I have not been as productive as I would like to be. It's not that I am spending...

Tech Celebrities

I have been seeing a lot of posts about how everyone cared so much about Steve Jobs death and not Dennis Ritchie's. Thats the sad rea...

Amazing Programming Font

As stupid as it sounds, one of the reasons why I hate coding on Windows is because windows monospace fonts suck compared to what Linux h...

Higher level programming for embedded systems

I don't have too much experience in this area, but I was thinking, it would be cool to have something more higher level for programmi...

Why I prefer Picasa over iPhoto

I copied over my photos from my external hard drive on to my mac book. Apparently Macs are supposed to be good with all sort of multimedi...

Linux vs. Mac

So around two months back I got a mac book pro. Macs are really popular among the Rails community, so they must somehow be better and mor...

Vim Notes

Self notes for using Vim. Change between spilts ctrl+w [hjkl] Next split ctrl+w ctrl+w Comment out a block of code Select the block...

Does multitasking work?

The subconscious me likes to believe that the more things I handle at the same time, the more I would accomplish. However I have noticed...

Window management in Mac

I recently got a Macbook Pro. It is really cool but its hard to keep track of your windows. There is this awesome program called Shift i...

Wordpress Visual Editor and Syntax Highlighting

Somehow the visual editor was not working on my wordpress installtion. I checked the server log and it turned out that the file permissi...

Ruby on Rails Hosts

Heroku For testing out your new application, Heroku works really well. It's free tier is good enough to run a Rails app which does ...

Ubuntu, Fedora and Gnome 3

I am not a big fan of how the Ubuntu desktop looks, now don't get me wrong there was a time when Ubuntu looked way prettier then the...

CSS Frameworks

Compass is an opensource CSS framework which uses SASS to create variables, mixins, etc in CSS. Blueprint is another CSS framework whic...

Jokes and Quotes

"Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends." -Brian Tracy "Don't let school get ...

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