Reading a book is fun. If you have to do a review on the book for the newspaper by Friday, it becomes work. Writing code is fun. If you have a deadline next week, it becomes work. Spending time with that special someone is fun. After tying the knot and having no other choice makes … Continue reading The difference between fun and work
Here is a typical day of someone who sent this to Caterina Fake: This style of working is explained further in "Don't Multi-task When You Can Use Chunking". What does your day look like?
Note: I no longer work with IonLab since Nov 12 of 2009. Today is the second birthday of our ION USB Charger and we are happy to announce that it is now available in a new and improved packaging! We needed some improvements to our packaging because: Our previous packaging did not have the product … Continue reading The new ION packaging
I attended a Bangalore South Lok Sabha Candidates' debate yesterday, this time held at NMKRV Jayanagar and organized by the Rotary Clubs of South Bangalore. Only Capt. Gopinath (Independent) had arrived on time. Ananth Kumar (BJP) arrived a bit late but immediately greeted each and every individual in the hall and asked them to vote. … Continue reading Vote for the Candidate
I hate tabs, and I like windows. Why? Switching between windows is Alt+Tab. Simple. Switching between tabs is irritating because it is a contrasting situation: The keyboard shortcut is not a standard, every application does it in its own way. It could be Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn or it could be Ctrl+Tab. Ctrl+PgUp/PgDn requires both hands since Ctrl … Continue reading I hate tabs
I have been reading personal finance-related blogs for a while now. But due to obvious reasons, it had become very important to have proper habits so that I have a healthy personal finance, and hence I started doing more research on it. But what is personal finance? I like how Ranjan Varma puts it: Whenever … Continue reading What is your ideal personal finance life?
It has been exactly one year since I quit my last job. The good Things that I thought was important but didn't turn out to be: It has been one year since: I had to do something because I had no choice. I had a boss. I had to attend meetings. Since I have been … Continue reading One year since I had a salary
I just finished reading "Idli, Orchid and Will Power", the autobiography of Vithal Venkatesh Kamat. Just a few days back, a friend was telling me that the famous Utility building Kamat restaurant in Bangalore no longer has quality food and hence no longer a popular place. I read this book and it gave the background … Continue reading Idli, Orchid and Will Power