PESIT Offer to Startups: Mentor Students, Get Office Space

My alma mater, PESIT (in Bangalore), has an interesting proposition for startups – mentor students and get office space in return. The background is that they are working to improve the quality of education in the IS / CS departments. One of the ideas they identified was to work with in-industry programmers who can answerContinue reading “PESIT Offer to Startups: Mentor Students, Get Office Space”

isbn.net.in updates

A while back, I released a side-project called http://isbn.net.in – a simple tool for comparing book prices in India. I received lots of feedback, suggestions and praise. I have updated it with fixes for the bugs reported and implemented most of the suggestions. It was interesting to see people writing blog posts and linking toContinue reading “isbn.net.in updates”

An experiment to be Google-Free

Update on 5 Oct, 2012 : Still on Mac applications, but now using the free email mailbox option of my domain registrar Gandi.net + local Thunderbird email folders instead of Rackspace Email. Desktop apps are better for frequently used stuff. No matter how many times web apps lure me into “available everywhere” + “mobile syncing”Continue reading “An experiment to be Google-Free”

isbn.net.in – One Place to find the best online price for a book in India

I had an itch – I wished there was a simple way of deciding whether to buy a book and where to buy a book. So I created http://isbn.net.in The initial idea I had was to make a bookmarklet that will do everything – it will figure out the unique book number (the ISBN) fromContinue reading “isbn.net.in – One Place to find the best online price for a book in India”