The startup that I've been part of for more than a year has launched this week : Automatic - Your Smart Driving Assistant. It's a hardware device + mobile app + cloud combination that helps you save money by helping you drive in a more fuel-efficient way, monitor your car engine's health, automatic call to … Continue reading Automatic launched this week
From Lessons on Leading by Jessica Steel : Leaders recognize that we should feel 60% mastery and 40% stretch in our jobs at any given time. We draw our confidence from the 60% we know we’re nailing, and we grow from the challenge of the 40% that is new and uncomfortable for us. Leaders focus … Continue reading 60/40 rule
Last weekend, I read Cal Newport's latest book "So Good They Can't Ignore You" and I'm very happy that I read it - this book will be very helpful for people who are into their career for a few years and are beginning to question many things about their career.
How I was working out of Goa, seeing the sights and coding as well, the ordeal of Internet connectivity, as well as the Bangalore Traffic Police!
Today is my last day at Infibeam.
The Passionate Programmer book by Chad Fowler is a must-read career book for every software developer. In this article, I show why.
Update: As of 22 June, 2011, I'm no longer with Infibeam. Thanking the community First and foremost, thanks to all who encouraged me, and offered support and help when I wrote about leaving my own company. Many people, without any personal benefit in mind, connected me to very interesting opportunities. And this is exactly how … Continue reading Joining InfiBeam
Let me start with a story I had heard about long ago when I was at Adobe. There was this guy who had come in for interviews for a technical role. He passed all the tech interviews with flying colors, the team liked his personality and felt he would fit in well, and the manager … Continue reading The 5-year limit to being a coder in India?
Reading a book is fun. If you have to do a review on the book for the newspaper by Friday, it becomes work. Writing code is fun. If you have a deadline next week, it becomes work. Spending time with that special someone is fun. After tying the knot and having no other choice makes … Continue reading The difference between fun and work
It has been exactly one year since I quit my last job. The good Things that I thought was important but didn't turn out to be: It has been one year since: I had to do something because I had no choice. I had a boss. I had to attend meetings. Since I have been … Continue reading One year since I had a salary