Where to find startup jobs in India?

If you want to find out what jobs are available in startups in India, then there are myriad resources to check: VentureWoods Pluggd.in ‘coffee’ forum Pluggd.in ecosystem section Hello Intern Sutra Jobs Indian Jobs board at ‘Joel On Software’ Barcamp Mumbai Startup Jobs section NEN Startup Jobs section Startup Lunches, part of proto.in Startup DuniaContinue reading “Where to find startup jobs in India?”

Outliers : What leads to Success

I read Outliers, The STORY of SUCCESS by Malcolm Gladwell last week and found it fascinating. Here’s an excerpt: Cultural legacies *matter*, and once we’ve seen the surprising effects of such things as power distance and numbers that can be said in a quarter as opposed to a third of a second, it’s hard notContinue reading “Outliers : What leads to Success”

How Fresh Graduates Can Grow

As a small experiment, I had put up a skribit sidebar where anybody can suggest what I can write about. Little did I know that it would actually be used seriously. Someone posted the topic “On how fresh graduates can learn independently and grow. Instead of waiting for the Company to help” and today, thereContinue reading “How Fresh Graduates Can Grow”

Announcing my free book on Vim

Today is the first day of foss.in/2008, and on this occasion, I’m happy to announce the first public release of my Creative-Commons licensed book on the Vim 7 editor. This book is meant for both beginners and advanced users. For beginners, it walks you through the first steps to learning about modes, discusses about typingContinue reading “Announcing my free book on Vim”

A principled life according to Steve Pavlina

Ever since college days where I got hooked onto the Internet, I have been an avid reader of self-improvement websites and books. I used to prowl for content, before the advent of lifehacking and productivity websites. I eventually stumbled upon good websites like 43Folders.com, and my friend Pradeep cajoled me to read Steve Pavlina’s blog.Continue reading “A principled life according to Steve Pavlina”

Why students and open source?

Two days before the BMS College Information Science Department Fest called “Genesis 2007”, I received an email from a couple of students asking me to talk about “introduction to open source”. Apparently, they were frantically looking for a speaker. Since I’m not the right person for this, I agreed to come only if they didn’tContinue reading “Why students and open source?”