Because accomplished coders did that, practice makes perfect, and it can lead to new opportunities.
Two and a half years ago, I wrote about Engineering Management : Lessons learned in first year. It's been more than a year since I have been back to an Individual Contributor (IC) role. So I have been reflecting on that. Why the switch back to IC? So why the change from management career path … Continue reading Back to IC
May 20, 2021 Kornel and I wrote about our team’s work on “Maintaining Machine Learning Model Accuracy Through Monitoring” on the DoorDash Engineering blog: https://doordash.engineering/2021/05/20/monitor-machine-learning-model-drift/ Maintaining-Machine-Learning-Model-Accuracy-Through-Monitoring-_-DoorDash-Engineering-BlogDownload Jul 23, 2021 I presented at Fifth Elephant MLOps conference on behalf of the Machine Learning Platform team at DoorDash: https://hasgeek.com/fifthelephant/mlops-conference/sub/maintaining-machine-learning-model-accuracy-throug-YPGFq3zN62YD6kuQNNq8gX 5el-mlops-model-monitoringDownload https://videopress.com/v/sVQpgytG?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata
The interview is posted at https://www.managersclub.com/interview-with-swaroop-c-h-engineering-manager-at-helpshift/ → I talk about my biggest challenges, approach to hiring, advice for new managers, personal habits and that one book recommendation. managers_club_interview_swaroopchDownload
The interview is at https://devtomanager.com/interviews/swaroop-c-h/ I talk about my recent transition from developer to manager in this written interview. An excerpt: What do you tell developers who are considering making the switch or new to the role? Do not do this if you are not ready to focus on people! There is a difference between tech lead and … Continue reading Interviewed by dev-to-manager
It's winter season and am getting close to a year of full-time engineering management. So, I'm listening to some jazz house music and reflecting on what I have learned. While I have done tech lead roles before, this is the first role I’ve been doing people management full time, i.e. not doing the tech myself. Why … Continue reading Engineering Management : Lessons learned in first year
I read The Daily Stoic book by Ryan Holiday around a year ago. It changed my perception of reality with the very first page: Stoicism is an ancient philosophy that focuses on practical life instead of theoretical questions. It is concerned with everyday life and does not concern itself about the stars, heaven, hell, etc. That is what … Continue reading Stoicism
Background A few months ago, Mayank convinced me to get some Ether (Ethereum cryptocurrency) because it was going to go on a bull run, thanks to high-profile companies backing Ethereum by joining the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA). So I did. And that event did happen – including Microsoft, Intel, MasterCard, Cisco, JP Morgan and the State of Andhra Pradesh, and yes, … Continue reading Exploring blockchain and smart contracts with Ethereum dev bootcamp, Blockchain@Berkeley
If you don’t know what is machine learning, just know this from Francois Chollet (creator of Keras)’s “Deep Learning with Python” book : Classical programming vs. Machine learning After attending the AI Frontiers conference at the beginning of this year, I was amazed, fascinated and befuddled at what actually is machine learning and deep learning and all of the … Continue reading My experience with Udacity Deep Learning Foundation course
NOTE: This story here is my personal perspective, it does not represent the views of my employer. 6 years ago, I worked with Thejo Kote on NextDrop. 5 years ago, I joined Thejo on his (then) next adventure, Automatic which launched 4 years ago, that story is here. The premise sounded interesting – what can you do when you tap … Continue reading Automatic acquired by Sirius XM!