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”
I was mentioned in a Deccan Chronicle newspaper as a “cyber celebrity” :-)
This blog has been featured by Outlook magazine as one of the “8 bloggers to follow and bookmark”, along with TechCrunch, Rajesh Jain and others.
I think of this weblog as a small place for me to write. The reason I write is because I have this innate implicit belief that I learn only by teaching. In hindsight, that’s why I wrote those books and that’s why I keep writing in this space. The “head fake” is that if IContinue reading “Writing Principles”
Note: I no longer work with IonLab since Nov 12 of 2009. One year ago, on this day, we launched ion, the ipod charger. The launch was just one blog post. That’s it. Within two hours, Atul Chitnis bought the first ion in our online store. We celebrated. But hold on, let’s rewind the storyContinue reading “Happy Birthday to ion”
I gleaned this from a random look at the website logs for two weeks. P.S. What does he/she mean by using orkut effectively? Isn’t that an oxymoron?
After opening a strange envelope with a Sweden stamp on it, I was holding my first Google Adsense cheque. Not only did I get money, but later in the day, Google (Mail) gave me career advice as well: Heh.
Chug’s awesome design for my website has been getting great reviews and has been featured on many design review sites: Design Meltdown WordPress Gallery Screenblog WebCreme Nidha Web Design Archive CSSMania CSS Remix
I was starting to get bored with my website design (even though I really liked it), so I hired the talented Chugs‘s services and he came up with a really simple and colorful design, and it’s live now. Note: There are still some quirks to be worked out and the wiki is yet to beContinue reading “New swaroopch.info theme”
Usually I don’t pay attention to memes because everybody’s doing it at the same time and it gets boring quickly, but for once, I decided to play along. Pradeep has tagged me to make lists of four things. So here goes: Four movies I can watch over and over: Breakin’ Baghban Back To The FutureContinue reading “4 things”