Archive

  1. Notes On Grief

    Reflecting and revisiting some of the things in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's book.
    tags: grief , death , life , book musing
  2. Why Is Sudarshan Kriya Like Brushing For The Body And Mind

    I explain what Sudarshan Kriya is poorly ( because you'll have to experience it to know it ), how it does the same thing for the body and mind, that brushing does for teeth, and wiping / washing does for the poop.
    tags: meditation , Sudarshan Kriya , cleansing
  3. Song Lyrics I Got Wrong

    Song lyrics I didn't care to check and sang wrongly.
    tags: fun , songs , lyrics , wrong
  4. If On A Winter's Night A Traveller — Book Musing No. 1

    In parts review of Italo Calvino's If On A Winter's Night A Traveller
    tags: book musing , reading
  5. Palpitations And The Way Out?

    Writing freehand about dealing with palpitations I got today, an old friend and love moving on, a good friend who stuck around despite myself and helped me see myself through.
    tags: letting go , friends , palpitations , knowledge , love
  6. About The Strange Thing About Love

    What I see and feel when I read the poem 'The Strange Thing About Love' by Arundhathi Subramaniam and why this this poem so special.
    tags: poems , friends , priorities , self , dance
  7. Watching The Making Of A Prodigy

    Watching a 7th grade kid learn at a pace I can't imagine myself to be learning at.
    tags: learning , javascript , web , code
  8. React Children, Iteration Methods And Their Limitations ↗️

    tags: React , opensource , writing , tech , smashingmagazine
  9. Workaround for _next/data URLs throwing 404, for multiple Next.js Apps Running On Same Domain

    When you have to use multiple Next.js on the same domain without having basepath for each app, it gets tricky to make **_next/data**
    tags: Nextjs , tech , code , JavaScript
  10. React's UI State Model vs Vanilla JavaScript DOM State — A Beginner's Introduction

    I was fortunate enough to start my front end career by actually using bare bones JS and CSS while we were trained 3/6 months. Others are not so lucky, they have to jump in on frameworks directly. In this post, I give a gentle introduction of React's state and component model by comparing it with vanilla JS, primarily intended for beginners.
    tags: React , JavaScript , beginnner , introdution , tech
  11. The Problem With Glorification Of Rockstar Culture In Tech

    Some of the common problems that I've observed in the companies and cultures I've worked in, and heard from friends around.
    tags: culture , tech , essay
  12. Learning to Teach ☀️

    Coming full ⭕️ – from a scared college graduate struggling to keep up, to helping others understand and learn technical concepts in a way that makes sense.
    tags: personal essay , life , learning , tech
  13. Time Traveling Learning

    Experiences at a new job, how it has taken a toll on health, how and why learning is compensating for it, and the escape plan.
    tags: learning , work , code , essay , tech
  14. Observations and Experiences Earning Money Through Codementor

    Some observations about people learning to code on codementor.io platform and experiences earning some side money mentoring people on it.
    tags: side hustle , second income , money , code , mentoring , foundation , tech
  15. Creating An Outside Focus And Click Handler React Component ↗️

    tags: React , opensource , writing , tech , smashingmagazine
  16. The 💩 Incidents

    In this short article I remember the moments where I had strange encounters with my 💩.
    tags: personal essay , poop , humour , toilet
  17. When I Woke Up To ₹ 28,000 Bill From Google Cloud Not Knowing Why

    A story about the morning when I woke up to find that I was charged ₹ 28,000 by Google Cloud, with no prior memory of having used anything on Google Cloud, except some firebase projects which were years old.
    tags: tech essay , github , pull request , mistake
  18. Thinking About Writing As A Means Of Livelihood

    In this post, I muse over some of the thinking I've been doing lately about what it'll take for me to write fulltime and to figure ways out to have automatic passive income.
    tags: personal essay , writing , passive income , stories
  19. Changing Narration Voices and Tenses ft. Margaret Atwood and Shinjini Kumar

    In this article, I explore the advice Margaret Atwood gives about trying different narration voices, by applying it in on going first draft short story, and find inspiration from Shinjini's story with same first person narrative and simple present tense as used in my story.
    tags: writing , short fiction , tense , narration , voice
  20. Butterfly With A Third Wing; A Possibly Blind, Hypnotized or Drunk Pigeon; Memory Of An Old Friend

    About the time I accidentally almost interupped butterflies mating. Rendezvous with a possibly blind, hypnotized or drunken pigeon and memory of an old squirrel and school friend.
    tags: birds , personal essay , nature , friends , sunset
  21. Being Useful ft. A Hungry Bird And Being Truthful To Myself

    A story about when I wasn't feeling well and I saw an opportunity to be useful to a bird and acted on it. Thoughts about writing to introspect, learn from retrospect and plan.
    tags: personal essay , bird , service , gratitude , truth