Shrimad Bhagavad Gita, or the song of the lord, is a 700 verses long conversation between Lord Sri Krishna and Arjun. It discusses key principles of action and embodies more wisdom than I can grasp.
I had always wondered about the ubiquity of unhealthy food in the US and the blatant absence of fresh fruits and vegetables. Why are our supermarkets full of unhealthy chips, why does bread have corn syrup, and why do berries cost $9.99 and berries snacks cost $1.99!?
माता गांधारी का मानना है की महाभारत श्रीकृष्ण ने करवाया। सिर्फ अपने अहम् के लिए।
Facebook provides data on all ad funding related to social issues, politics and elections. Here is a simple plot and table to explore the most prominent advertisers.
This is my digital garden. Here is it’s report card via Google Analytics.
शिवमंगल सिंह सुमन की कविता
It is essential to keep experimenting with new things in life. We don’t know what would stick and be successful; we can only take guesses. Take notes; that’s the only way to keep a log.
A university’s website tells a lot about it. Harvard — like all things in education and research — is a prime example.
What else can you say in less than 280 characters
Once upon a time, there was a nail-making factory during the peak of the industrial revolution in rural England. The workers arrived there every morning at 8 am and worked till 4 pm to make nails. Just plain nails. One day, the factory owner’s son visited the plant.
How much do the super rich really pay? Until now, the answer was unknown — thanks to privacy laws. Recently, tax returns of the super rich was leaked to ProPublica. I thought of exploring the billionaires and their tax rates.
There are three types of arguments. You can argue about what happened (past), you can argue about what’s happening (present), or you can argue about what’s gonna happen (future).
We know less than we think and we don’t even know what we don’t know.
What should the progress bar show? How to measure 10% work done?
A Casual Interview of Prof Michael Galbreth
A Casual Interview of Prof Emre Demirkaya
An Incomplete Data Exploration
Constants, not variables
Why aren’t we designing anything new?
Please don’t treat them alike
Genome, Geneology and DNA Tests
Slides, recorded lecture and additional resources around my talk on how to create and control your digital identity.
I do not have a last name and it freaks people out.
This is my digital kitchen sink. Basically a dump of cool things.
Cultural and technological shocks
My experience of technical and casual writing.
Why not integrate captcha and ads?
Podcasts, Comics, Blogs and Essays
My thoughts on why government hiring is broken and needs system-level redesign to improve.
Shiny app to present quotes on the fly
How about a listed mutual fund for investing in college education?
Non-profits do end up with more capital than they need. What kind of earnings redistribution system do they need?
Technologies come and go. The real question is can you predict its popularity?
Why is Apple ignoring such a big market like India?
Museums are a thing of past. Google has more over-the-top information than I need. Why not target for the experience instead of expertise?
Thinking about the most crucial dilemma of all time.