Thanks to my wife, who converted the book from Mediawiki syntax to Pandoc format, readers can now enjoy the book in their iBooks or Kindle, etc.
I once happened to attend a RubyConfIndia talk by C42’s Steven Deobald who said: data > functions > macros > compilers That kind of stuck in my head even though I didn’t know what it meant at that time. I understood it only after learning Clojure and “The Clojure / Lisp way”. I realized itContinue reading “Learning Clojure”
I have been recently using the iXpenseIt iPhone app to track cash expenditures. What’s interesting is it uses the “most used” / “most visited” feature (which you may be familiar with in Firefox or other software) to vastly speed up its usage for the individual using it. Let’s take an example, this is my defaultContinue reading “Apps using simple tricks to simplify usage”
I have moved my website from my own Linode server to WPEngine. Why? Because I was tired of my server randomly going to 100% CPU usage and the only way to revive it was to reboot the server! For a long time, I thought the problem was maybe MongoDB which I was using for isbn.net.inContinue reading “Moved to WPEngine”
Instead of Ubuntu trying to make a kick-ass *new* UI, I wish it would simply focus on integrating Android with Ubuntu, along with an iCloud equivalent.
Updated my dotvim environment to use the Vundle plugin and Solarized scheme and other changes. Updated my dotbash environment to make it simpler and less irritating for new users who install it and is now up to date with the latest bash-it environment.
I’ve been reading “Coders at Work” book, on and off, and it is a good read for coders who want to learn how their heroes think and approach programming.
Amazed at the kind of socially positive companies that are incubated at the Rural Technology and Business Incubator facility at IIT, Chennai.
How I sync my Mac with my Android phone
A common question from non-techies is “Is ecommerce for real? Do people really buy online?” So I argue how the future is digital and dug up some statistics.