May the `fork` be with you

This is a story of an interesting debugging session we recently had at ThoughtSpot, that I thought I should write about: We were looking at a customer node, where one of our upstart services (let’s call it service foo) had stopped. If you don’t know much about upstart or other init daemons, it’s enough for now to […]

IBM’s Watson

I watched a few videos of IBM’s Watson playing Jeopardy, and what I am sure about is that although it might have a world of data and some limited knowledge of language,  it definitely doesn’t “understand” natural language and is not truly intelligent.

Online Sharing

#statingTheObvious I’ve been observing a trend lately, and the geek in me is not very fond of it. A lot of people who share links online, are doing it wrong. We have a (natural) tendency to just click and paste the link we want to share into the box which says “Share”. What some of […]

Best articles read this week

A neat article on product marketing, design and consumer behavior. Come for the X, Stay for the Y Braden Kowitz – Nov 07, 2011 I recently caught up with Kevin Fox, who was the first designer on Gmail. We remembered that when Gmail firs… Designstaff A designers views on the future of how we are […]

Rethinking the purpose of the blog

It’s been a long long time since I posted anyting on the blog. I have made minor tweaks, such as changing the theme and adding a page which contains my shared Google Calendar[1]; but I’ve not shared anything interesting that I stumbled upon in the past one and a half year. This does not mean […]

A second take at blogging

I have been feeling a very strong urge to write something (anything) since the last few days. So this will just be random blabber. It’s been too long since I last wrote an entry (the only one 😉 ). Now my friends suggest that I should not "kill" this blog. So I promise I will […]