Money : a bunch of ironies

For some reason, past few months (or years), I’ve been thinking and hearing a lot about and around money. Cryptocurrencies, stock market, taxation, inflation, deflation and what not! Definitely working from home (or rather not going out in the world) has been a huge factor, but a lot of credit goes to recent stocks/crypto trends.… Continue reading Money : a bunch of ironies

3 More things I learned about life as a Software Engineer

Note: This is an extension of the Pretentious series: 7 things I learned about life from my one-sided relationship with Software Engineering nobody asked for. Inability to build “a solution that works seamlessly forever” isn’t your fault Don’t get me wrong here, I’m not questioning your designing ability! It’s based on the fact that given enough time, everything… Continue reading 3 More things I learned about life as a Software Engineer

Registering hasit.in domain name

As I mentioned, I can’t really recall why and how, but I found myself searching for domain names yesterday. I noticed hasit.in domain name was available for Rs. 400 for a year (<$6) on Crazydomains.in and 10-year cost was approximately Rs. 2200 (~$30). I checked out a few other websites as well just to ensure the domain is indeed available.… Continue reading Registering hasit.in domain name

hasit.in

I had been planning to buy a domain name (other than the free ones I’ve had used) for a while now. It was a tough competition between what it would be around! I have had played many roles in my life even on the internet. I have around 5+ blogs on my names about games,… Continue reading hasit.in

Story of StackOverflow.com

Before 2004: Stackoverflow and many other related domains were owned by German company Mozquito Technologies during the late 90s. The owned domains included overflow.de, stackoverflow.com, mozquito.com, mozquito.org and many more. Mozquito mainly focused on building an engine/wrapper over the newly found XHTML. They aimed to build a suite (if we can call it that) to avoid all… Continue reading Story of StackOverflow.com

7 things I learnt about life from my one-sided relationship with Software Engineering

Think long term, but solve for the present. I think if you’re from the same background, you’d have heard the word over-engineering or overfitting (Data Science). I read as many articles and blogs on best engineering practices, new technologies, how to write good code before joining the first company. And, I worked on something where… Continue reading 7 things I learnt about life from my one-sided relationship with Software Engineering