Blog

    2022

  1. Think Again by Adam Grant

    The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know.
    #life, book
  2. Light vs Dark Mode

    I switched VS Code to light mode after reading this.
    #vscode, theme
  3. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

    Life lessons.
    #life, book
  4. VSCode's Git

    Git inside VSCode is all you need.
    #vscode, git
  5. Kaketsugi

    Invisible mending.
    #life
  6. KGC

    Best coffee in Mumbai.
    #coffee
  7. Mechanical Watch

    How does a watch work?
    #watches
  8. Spend On

    Quality stuff you should spend your money on…
    #life
  9. Born to Create

    Shower musings on my latest React Native project.
    #coding, life, goals
  10. React Native

    Writing code is meditative.
    #react-native, coding, dev, setup
  11. Programming

    Programming isn't about what you know; it's about what you can figure out.
    #react-native, programming
  12. Inner Power

    Your thoughts are not you.
    #mind
  13. Disconnect

    The serenity and calmness of the forest.
    #forest
  14. Do Nothing

    There is value in being in maintenance mode.
    #productivity
  15. Writing

    The written word is made for remote work.
    #writing
  16. Apple Wallpapers

    Making mini waves.
    #Apple
  17. Overcoming Fear

    Worry and fear only exists in the future.
    #mental-health
  18. 2021

  19. VPN Not Needed

    My research on why we probably don't need a VPN service.
    #vpn
  20. My Desk Setup

    What's on my desk?
    #desk, MacBook, samsung, ikea, logitech, keychron
  21. Understanding Apple

    Read this if you complain every year post Apple's product launches.
    #apple
  22. Thoughts on the Apple Product Launch

    Apple Event September 14th, 2021
    #apple
  23. Serendipity

    Piano lessons
    #music
  24. A Psychologically Rich Life

    It’s one characterized by “interesting experiences in which novelty and/or complexity are accompanied by profound changes in perspective.”
    #life
  25. iCloud Reminders Syncing Issue [Fixed]

    Make sure your timezones and formats match across devices.
    #apple
  26. Producer vs. Consumer

    Which one are you?
    #thoughts
  27. Upgrading RAM on an iMac

    Apple makes it rather tedious!
    #apple, imac
  28. Consuming Information

    What I read and how I consume news and content
    #information, thoughts
  29. An Elegant Defense

    The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives
    #book
  30. Watches & the Pandemic

    Meaning of wearing a watch during the pandemic
    #watches
  31. Big Timber

    Good show but with a massive environmental impact
    #environment, netflix
  32. Boredom

    Being busy should not be a badge of honour.
    #thoughts
  33. WhatsApp or Email

    Being mindful of using the right tool
    #email
  34. Daily Journal Prompt

    Making time for myself the first thing in the morning.
    #journaling
  35. Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger

    A book as good as Shoe Dog
    #book
  36. Fractional CTO

    Trying new things.
    #thoughts
  37. WWDC21

    My top features from Apple’s WWDC21 event.
    #Apple
  38. Being a Beginner

    The journey than the goal.
    #Coding
  39. Work From Home

    Work to live or live to work?
    #remote work
  40. Inward

    When in doubt, pick up this book.
    #books
  41. A Man & His Watch

    This book is a fantastic read about the authentic stories of watches and their owners.
    #watches
  42. Website Performance

    JAMStack and the new way to build websites.
    #jamstack
  43. My Mediocre Skills

    Combine your mediocre skills into a powerful force
    #thoughts
  44. Sky Gradient

    Experimenting taking pictures of the sky
    #sky-gradients
  45. Security Catch-22

    Rely on one vendor and you’re screwed if they get hit. Rely on multiple and all it takes is one.
    #security
  46. Soundscapes

    Extracting sounds from places which are hard for humans to access.
    #fascinating
  47. Setting up Netlify CMS with Eleventy

    Important notes on configuration when using Netlify CMS with Eleventy
    #eleventy
  48. Create Less Friction

    Get things going with less friction
    #thoughts
  49. 20 Things I Learnt and Experienced in 2020

    2020 was a year of learning. That is the way I look at it!
    #thoughts
  50. 2020

  51. Always Be Learning

    These courses are not about learning the syntax, but to know what is possible when you are dreaming about building something.
    #coding
  52. The Way I Bullet Journal

    The Analog Method for the Digital Age.
    #Bullet Journal
  53. Focused Product - Kindle

    Sometimes, it's a joy to use products that do less.
    #kindle
  54. Yin and Yang - Can My Apple and Mechanical Watches Co-Exist?

    An Apple Watch does a lot. Mechanical watches do less. Which one would I choose?
    #mechanical watch #apple watch
  55. Digital Detox

    “Less mental clutter means more mental resources available for deep thinking.” ― Cal Newport
    #productivity
  56. 6 Days Being Superhuman

    It's not about the money. It's about how software makes you feel.
    #email #software
  57. Setting up the iMac - zsh, Oh My Zsh & Dracula

    A clean setup is always fun.
    #mac #life
  58. Tip - Disable cmd+q for Safari

    Close a tab, but accidentally close the browser :(
    #mac #safari
  59. Goodbye Squarespace. Hello Eleventy, Tailwind CSS and Netlify!

    Moving my blog from Squarespace to Eleventy (11ty) with Tailwind CSS on Netlify.
    #eleventy #tailwindcss #software
  60. In Code

    I am a developer at heart.
    #life
  61. First Impressions of HEY.com

    Less is more.
    #software
  62. Weathering the Storm

    Anything that can help businesses get to a better point for when this is over is an opportunity right now!
    #biz
  63. Highlights from Coders by Clive Thompson

    Snippets that resonated with me while reading this book.
    #book
  64. Learning and Coding

    Flutter mobile app development on Udemy.
    #coding
  65. Puzzle Time

    1000 piece puzzle during the first week of lockdown.
    #life
  66. New Kind of Daily Spam

    We need a better way to tackle these :(
    #messages
  67. Facebook Is Evesdropping

    Make sure you disable audio access to Facebook & Instagram!
    #facebook #privacy
  68. 2019

  69. Tech Friend

    My newsletter on tech, biz & life. Sign up :)
    #newsletter
  70. Blockchain Reading

    Understading new technologies on a quiet morning.
    #blockchain
  71. The Obstacle Is The Way

    A brilliant book by Ryan Holiday!
    #stoicism #book
  72. Fast Software

    Software that’s speedy usually means it’s focused!
    #software
  73. The Great Hack

    Data is the new oil and we are the product!
    #movie #privacy
  74. Simon Grimm of Devdactic

    Interview with the creator of Ionic Academy.
    #interviews
  75. Company of One by Paul Jarvis

    Entrepreneurs can remain small yet profitable.
    #book
  76. iPad Pro & iPhone 5

    Love the sharp edges!
    #apple
  77. Maxim Ananov of HazeOver

    Interview with the creator of HazeOver
    #interviews
  78. System + Processes

    It does not have to be chaotic at work.
    #productivity
  79. Matthias Gansrigler of Eternal Storms Software

    Interview with an independent Mac/ iOS software developer.
    #interviews
  80. Nike Fit

    Non-tech companies leveraging technology in unique ways.
    #nike #apps
  81. Apple Watch 4 Complications

    Hooked onto the Apple Watch!
    #applewatch
  82. Remote Dev

    Productivity soars when you don't interfere!
    #remote-work
  83. A Fresh Start

    Doing away with the and bringing in the new.
    #software
  84. A Month Without Instagram

    Helps with deep work, focus and less anxiety.
    #instagram #productiivity
  85. 2018

  86. AAPL Today

    Analysts and their predctions that keep changing.
    #apple
  87. Summer

    Pool, beach and outdoors.
    #life
  88. 2017

  89. Coding as a Founder

    There is nothing more exciting than making a major improvement to your product.
    #coding
  90. Build it for yourself

    Pleasing everyone is impossible.
    #software
  91. Add one more feature or else…

    When customers pressurize you to add more features.
    #software
  92. Simon Sinek - The Finite and Infinite Games of Leadership

    The goal is not to beat your competition, but the goal is to outlast your competition.
    #videos
  93. Living in the moment

    A complete information diet is healthy sometimes.
    #life
  94. 4 Months of Android

    Taking the Google Pixel 1 for a spin.
    #android
  95. Hello, Google Pixel

    My very first experience with Android.
    #android
  96. 2016

  97. Having Conviction

    Must watch for entrepreneurs!
    #business
  98. Pay for Software

    It is great to support companies that build good software.
    #software
  99. One Trait to Look for When Hiring Developers for Your SaaS Product.

    For me, it is 'attention to detail'.
    #hiring
  100. WhatsApp Is Eating Productivity

    Most of the stuff is never urgent.
    #productivity
  101. 2015

  102. Interview Process

    My process of hiring for Brightpod.
    #hiring
  103. Not Selling Responsibly

    Are you selling or interrupting?
    #business
  104. Twitter Consumption

    Dipping into Twitter during downtimes.
    #twitter
  105. 2014

  106. Playing Golf Makes Me a Better Leader

    The course calls you back every week. It’s a challenge that is thrown at you.
    #business
  107. Digital Omnivores

    Do not ignore the early adopters!
    #business
  108. Beach Art

    Focus on the process and not the result.
  109. 2013

  110. Building a Business at the Cost Of What?

    Health or wealth?
    #life #business
  111. Do.com Shuts Down, Transparency & Alternatives

    Smaller software firms should not be afraid to compete with larger firms.
    #software
  112. The Other Lens

    Focus on building what people love.
    #thoughts
  113. Free Software?

    There is no free lunch. Why free software?
    #software
  114. Getting Feedback for Your SaaS App

    Make it personalized.
    #saas
  115. Learn to Change & Don’t Program Everything Yet

    Focus on what is working and the results. Less on what you have done.
    #software
  116. Biz Thoughts - Think Today, Not Tomorrow.

    Just like life, don't miss out on the present.
    #business
  117. 8 Things I Learnt After Launching My SaaS App, Brightpod

    Lessons I learnt building a SaaS product from India.
    #saas #software
  118. 12 Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation From a SaaS Entrepreneur

    Life is short. Work Smart. Have fun.
    #saas
  119. Productivity Hacks of a Startup Dad

    Life changed when I became a father!
    #life
  120. Doing Things in Context

    Tips on how to focus and learn new things!
    #productivity
  121. Minimum Viable Daily Tasks for Founders

    How to feel relaxed and in control every day.
    #productivity
  122. Building a SaaS Business — 2007 vs 2013

    Looking back and comparing the differences.
    #saas
  123. You Should Pay for the Software You Use

    They might live longer.
    #software
  124. Goodbye Google Reader

    Pay for the software you use. They might live longer.
    #google #software
  125. A Marketer’s Guide to Speeding Up Your Website

    Website's speed is everything!
  126. How Brightpod Got Featured on TheNextWeb and GigaOM Pro?

    Be genuine.
    #software #marketing
  127. How Happy Was the Brightpod Team Last Month?

    Getting picked up by blogs is a new high!
    #marketing
  128. Making Money or Making a Living?

    As youself if the water has entered your ship?
    #life
  129. Do You Make Your Customers Feel Special?

    Evernote did make me feel special!
    #marketing
  130. Building a Simple Routine

    How to be productive during the week?
    #productivity
  131. 2012

  132. 2 Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a SaaS Business

    Just serve the main course. No side-orders.
    #saas
  133. Access to Same Software

    Software, cloud storage, hosting etc. are all becoming commodities.
    #software
  134. Startup lessons from a Sushi Chef

    Awesome documentary - Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
    #business
  135. Being a Freedom Entrepreneur

    Don't be bound by the shackles of corporate lifestyle design.
    #business #life
  136. Details Matter

    Little things that matter in designing software.
    #software
  137. Saas In India

    Why Indian businesses are going to lap up Cloud Software?
    #saas
  138. Dealing With Anxiety

    Tackle anxiety the right way while growing your business.
    #business
  139. Building Gracious Software

    My ingredients for building fine software.
    #software
  140. Do SaaS Founders Enjoy a Good Work-Life Balance?

    Enjoy a balanced life while running a 24/7 business.
    #saas #life
  141. Enjoy a Recurring Revenue Business

    Should you start a service or a product business?
    #business
  142. What I Want to Build

    Life is short so you better know what you are up to.
    #business
  143. Evenings

    When is the last time you saw the sun set?
    #life
  144. You Win Some, You Lose Some

    Common reasons for churn in a SaaS business.
    #saas
  145. Procrastinate Reading to Save Time

    Stay away from information overload and save time.
    #productivity
  146. Simplicity

    Is Simplicity a USP in a SaaS business?
    #saas
  147. 2011

  148. Is Your Business a Feature?

    A question you need to ask yourself early in the game.
    #business
  149. First 100

    How to get your SaaS business its first 100 customers? (InformationWeek)
    #business
  150. Answering Emails

    Should a startup CEO participate in customer service?
    #customer-service
  151. Success

    How do you define success?
    #life
  152. Code of Conduct for SaaS Companies

    We have a responsibility on our hands.
    #saas
  153. Key Takeaways - The Angry Birds Story

    How Rovio made Angry Birds a Winner.
    #business
  154. Startup Dad

    Working smart while enjoying being a dad!
    #life
  155. Killer Startups From India

    5 reasons you will see killer web startups from India soon.
    #business
  156. Before Social Media

    Your content is still the more important piece of the puzzle.
    #social-media
  157. Ticket to SaaS

    What value are you adding?
    #saas
  158. A Developer I Wouldn’t Hire

    Be extremly picky when hiring. It is worth it.
    #hiring
  159. Your Idle Time

    Sit back and think.
    #productivity
  160. Gmail’s Fiasco - It's Not Cloud Computing to Blame

    Shit happens!
    #gmail
  161. Are You Playing in a Crowded Space?

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with playing this game.
    #business
  162. Small Businesses Rock

    My experience with working in large companies.
    #business
  163. Simple Software

    Thoughts on simple and bloated software.
    #business
  164. Starting a Web Product Company From India?

    My brain dump on the 10 things one should look out for when building a product company.
    #business
  165. What Goes Into Writing a Book

    Getting published is a huge high, but there was a lot of behind the scenes work involved.
    #writing
  166. How I Managed Running a Startup & Writing a Book

    After about 1.5 years, ‘The SaaS Edge’ is finally published!
    #writing #productivity
  167. 2010

  168. Knowledge Vapor

    Accumalated knowledge should be part of the company.
    #business
  169. 90 Days

    If you had only 90 days to live, how would you think differently?
    #life
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