Review of Cal Newports So Good book

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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 wh...

Learning Gamification by attending a MOOC

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Finally I realized what Ravi Mohan kept talking about - Massively Open Online Courses such as those provided by,, are amazin...

Passionate Programmer book review

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The Passionate Programmer book by Chad Fowler is a must-read career book for every software developer. In this article, I show why.

PESIT Alumni Newsletter Guest Editorial

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I was recently asked to write memoirs of my college life for a guest editorial for my alma mater’s alumni newsletter, and I jotted down a few thoughts while ...

To Masters or not

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39 people have asked me "The case for master degrees. Should or Shouldn't ?" This article is for those 39 people.

Where to find startup jobs in India

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If you want to find out what jobs are available in startups in India, then there are myriad resources to check: VentureWoods 'coffee' forum Plu...

How Fresh Graduates Can Grow

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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 seri...

Announcing my free book on Vim

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Today is the first day of, and on this occasion, I'm happy to announce the first public release of my Creative-Commons licensed book on the Vim ...

Career Advice

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There have been many times where I've been asked for "career advice", especially after a talk. I usually suggest them to 'build a repertoire of things you ha...

Why students and open source

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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 ab...