In Search of Meaning; Reflections on Life

06. July 2017 Books 0
In search of meaning is a series of blog posts intended at reviewing ancient philosophical textbooks. Today I will be reviewing Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. It was one of the books in my reading list that was recommended by many, including people from all walks of life. This title was also one of the common ...

Creating Content That Matters

03. July 2017 Books 0
Great writers write everyday, great coders code everyday, great musicians compose every day, great artists paint everyday. It’s no surprise that all this greatness comes with a cost – the willingness to sacrifice the trivial matters in life. Even if we have got the willpower to do it we find ourselves falling back into the ...

Borrowing The Tools for Success From World Class Performers

25. April 2017 Books 0
There aren’t that many tech entrepreneurs who haven’t heard of Tim Ferris, the man who made his fortune through the best selling book ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ and the subsequent podcast series and blog posts. Tim Ferris is a lifestyle designer who give advices and hacks on topics ranging from productivity to ‘Olympics Training’. His ...

To Glen Rose, In Search of Serenity

16. March 2017 Travel 0
Coming from the southernmost state of India which has a tropical climate throughout the year, I was very much excited about the winter in US from the day I stepped my foot in Texas. But once the winter started, the excitement didn’t last much and I didn’t take that long to understand that in winter ...

Good Bye ’16

01. January 2017 Personal 0
Over the past three years, starting the new year with a new blog post has become a custom for me. I remember welcoming 2016 sitting at a restaurant at Varkala Cliff with one of my friend, gazing at the beach bewildered, thinking about what was about to come. The year started on a low note ...

Dear Obama, You will be missed!

2008. Leap year it was. I was a high schooler. The internet hadn’t had the penetration as we see today, at least in my country, India. Orkut was still a thing and Facebook was in its early years of gaining traction. Symbian phones ruled the smartphone markets. Most of the news about western world came ...

You Are What You Think

01. October 2016 Books 0
“Mindset: The New Psychology of Success” by Carol Dweck peeked into my reading list after being recommended by Bill gates in his blog, gatesnotes. Even from the initial chapters, I felt like the book was very much inspired from the books ‘Talent is Overrated’ and ‘Outliers’. Or it could just be my opinion as I ...

Destiny, Life, Karma

15. September 2016 Personal 0
It’s been more than a month since I traveled halfway around the world, from Kerala, India to Texas, US to do my Masters from The University of Texas at Dallas. For someone who has once thought of dropping out in the undergrad course, to pursue his entrepreneurial dream, being back to school was unplanned and ...

Traversing The Rabbit Hole

Today, my topic of discussion is ‘Simulated Reality’ which is commonly addressed as the question of ‘Are we living in a simulation’ of probably some advanced civilizations that were able to reach posthumanity? Thanks for the Recode conference event which had Elon Musk in their hot seat, for evoking this deepest thought I had since ...