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

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