I also post occasionally on the blog.

13 May 2023

This time, it feels different

The AI breakthroughs in the past few months, unlike other technology hypes, feels different.
15 November 2022

But, aren't you folks web2?

And if you are, then why don't you convert to web3?
22 August 2022

The triangle of fulfilment

Intent, skills, resources. Three mandatory ingredients for fulfilment of ideas.
1 August 2022

Reflections on IndiaFOSS 2.0

Deeply biased, personal reflections on the IndiaFOSS 2.0 conference held in Bengaluru in July, 2022.
2 March 2022


Fear of missing out on software? You ain't missing out.
12 December 2021

"Open source" is not broken

FOSS is not broken and the log4j2 fiasco is not FOSS' fault. The system is broken.
26 November 2021

On "Powered by AI / ML" marketing

Much of the "Powered by AI/ML" marketing is bogus.
16 October 2021

The Javascript "ecosystem" is a hot mess and so is software development in general

I have a small Vue 2 project (an admin UI for dictmaker) that I created with vue cli six months ago. Today, I picked it up again to finish it, and started out by doing a yarn upgrade.
30 January 2021

The "Atmanirbharta" of open source software

Indian startups need to stop pandering and talking and start acknowledging and contributing to FOSS
18 March 2019

The absurdity of clubbing AI with blockchain

AI is a contentious term whose mainstream interpretation refers to not one particular thing, but to a broad category encompassing a wide variety of concepts, techniques, and technologies—all eventually working towards the common goal of eliciting “intelligent" behaviour in computers.
26 December 2015

Indian startups ecosystem: Fear of failure grounds our success story

The Indian startup ecosystem has taken shape and exploded in the last few years, and so have the countless stories surrounding them. Unsurprisingly, lessons of unsuccessful ideas and attempts haven’t gotten as much precedence as successful counterparts.
18 December 2012


Munic hurried along the dimly lit corridors of the C-wing of the Neutrino lab. It was past midnight, and Munic had received an alert on his phone sent by one of the monitoring terminals. His palms and brows were trickling sweat, despite it being an unusually cold night. His off-white Oxford shirt was unevenly buttoned and lazily tuck, but he didn't seem to notice, or for that matter, care
15 August 2012


കഴിഞ്ഞ മൂന്നു വര്‍ഷങ്ങളില്‍ എണ്ണം 80-ശതമാനത്തിലധികം കുറഞ്ഞ അണ്ണാരക്കണ്ണന്‍മാര്‍ ഇപ്പോള്‍ വംശനാശ ഭീഷണി നേരിടുകയാണ് (മാതൃഭൂമി, 15 ഓഗസ്റ്റ്). കേരളത്തിലെമ്പാടും ഒരു കാലത്ത് പതിവ് കാഴ്ച്ചയായിരുന്ന അണ്ണാന്‍ ഇല്ലാതാകുന്നു എന്ന് കേള്‍ക്കുമ്പോള്‍ ആദ്യം നടുക്കം, പിന്നെ സങ്കടം :(