Great response to 'A Byte of Vim'

It has been three days since I released my Vim book. I’m very happy with the response. For starters, there has been 5003 PDF downloads, 14,715 unique visitors and 35,129 page views. That’s in just three days! Second, I’m glad to see the kind of responses that I was hoping for: [@raseel](http://twitter.com/raseel/status/1024291090) says “Great BookContinue reading “Great response to 'A Byte of Vim'”

Announcing my free book on Vim

Today is the first day of foss.in/2008, and on this occasion, I’m happy to announce the first public release of my Creative-Commons licensed book on the Vim 7 editor. This book is meant for both beginners and advanced users. For beginners, it walks you through the first steps to learning about modes, discusses about typingContinue reading “Announcing my free book on Vim”

ROAM – Just the bike. The rider. And a place to ride.

Tonight was Movie Night at Bums On The Saddle and the movie was ROAM. This is one of the movies that can get anyone excited about cycling, and in this case, mountain biking. I couldn’t decide whether to concentrate on the adrenaline-rushing jumps and stunts or the amazing locations that these cyclists explore. What wasContinue reading “ROAM – Just the bike. The rider. And a place to ride.”

Thought for the Day

Look at the design of a lot of consumer products—they’re really complicated surfaces. We tried make something much more holistic and simple. When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live withContinue reading “Thought for the Day”

Ideas are Cheap: Touch screen device with a browser

Use case Mom asked me to find out the name of the God in the temple at Gokarna. I just had to visit Wikipedia and find out. She could have done this herself but she’s too intimidated by the PC. The same goes for checking movie listings. And so on. Hypothesis What if there wasContinue reading “Ideas are Cheap: Touch screen device with a browser”