Blog

    2024

  1. Writing & AI

    The importance of writing in an AI world
    #writing
  2. Mechanical Watch Servicing

    An art in itself!
    #watches
  3. Devin & AI

    Productivity booster, not a job stealer.
    #AI
  4. Same as Ever (in Software)

    What stays constant in software?
    #Software
  5. Same as Ever

    Timeless Lessons on Risk, Opportunity and Living a Good Life
    #Book
  6. 2024

    Do the YearCompass.
    #thoughts, writing
  7. 2023

  8. Elon Musk

    A detailed read into his life.
    #book
  9. Money, Frugality, Independence, Respect & Admiration.

    Morgan Housel's amazing articles.
    #money
  10. TypeScript Origins

    Documentary on the origins of TS at MSFT.
    #typescript
  11. Capacity

    Manage capacity, not time.
    #productivity
  12. OpenAI DevDay 2023

    The new Apple-esque event.
    #openai
  13. Getting Rich

    The downside to wealth by Morgan Housel
    #money
  14. Rails World 2023

    Keynote by DHH
    #dhh, software
  15. Stage Manager. Yuck.

    My case for not complicating things.
    #apple, productivity
  16. Supercharged Developers

    Developers + AI = Supercharged Developers
    #AI
  17. Building Features

    Don't make your users think.
    #software
  18. Reading Books

    Sound advice on how to read more books.
    #Reading
  19. Test RSS

    Updated RSS plugin & code. Check 1, 2, 3
    #RSS
  20. My React Native Journey

    Building a react native mobile app from scratch.
    #react native, expo
  21. Klack

    klickity klack klickity klack
    #Mac
  22. ChatGPT New Line

    Time saved explaining code to chatGPT.
    #chatgpt
  23. Empathy in Software

    What makes a great designer/ developer?
    #software
  24. Pure Bliss

    How to get to a flow state...
    #code
  25. How to Dev

    Nuggets of thoughts on product dev, code, communication & learning
    #software, product development,
  26. TypeScript

    Less bugs.
    #typescript
  27. Paperlike

    Best iPad screen protector.
    #iPad
  28. Not Mumbai

    Wish my city was like most cities abroad.
    #city
  29. Software Evolution + Technical Debt

    May the code be with you...
    #software
  30. Mysterious Japanese Joinery

    No nails needed.
  31. Go Deeper

    Be an awesome software developer.
    #career, thoughts
  32. The React Story

    How it all began.
  33. Software Materialism

    Don’t always be building.
    #software
  34. Build

    An easy to read book on building products
    #Book
  35. 2022

  36. The Best

    Be the best at what you are.
    #thoughts
  37. iOS 16

    The new lock screen + focus mode.
    #apple
  38. Version 1.0

    Software version 1.0 is always the best.
    #software
  39. Think Again by Adam Grant

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

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

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

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

    Invisible mending.
    #life
  44. KGC

    Best coffee in Mumbai.
    #coffee
  45. Mechanical Watch

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

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

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

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

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

    Your thoughts are not you.
    #mind
  51. Disconnect

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

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

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

    Making mini waves.
    #Apple
  55. Overcoming Fear

    Worry and fear only exists in the future.
    #mental-health
  56. 2021

  57. VPN Not Needed

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

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

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

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

    Piano lessons
    #music
  62. 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
  63. iCloud Reminders Syncing Issue [Fixed]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Trying new things.
    #thoughts
  75. WWDC21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Experimenting taking pictures of the sky
    #sky-gradients
  83. 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
  84. Soundscapes

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

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

    Get things going with less friction
    #thoughts
  87. 20 Things I Learnt and Experienced in 2020

    2020 was a year of learning. That is the way I look at it!
    #thoughts
  88. 2020

  89. 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
  90. The Way I Bullet Journal

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

    Sometimes, it's a joy to use products that do less.
    #kindle
  92. 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
  93. Digital Detox

    “Less mental clutter means more mental resources available for deep thinking.” ― Cal Newport
    #productivity
  94. 6 Days Being Superhuman

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

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

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

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

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

    Less is more.
    #software
  100. Weathering the Storm

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

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

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

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

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

    Make sure you disable audio access to Facebook & Instagram!
    #facebook #privacy
  106. 2019

  107. Tech Friend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Helps with deep work, focus and less anxiety.
    #instagram #productiivity
  123. 2018

  124. AAPL Today

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

    Pool, beach and outdoors.
    #life
  126. 2017

  127. Coding as a Founder

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

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

    When customers pressurize you to add more features.
    #software
  130. 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
  131. Living in the moment

    A complete information diet is healthy sometimes.
    #life
  132. 4 Months of Android

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

    My very first experience with Android.
    #android
  134. 2016

  135. Having Conviction

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

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

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

    Most of the stuff is never urgent.
    #productivity
  139. 2015

  140. Interview Process

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

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

    Dipping into Twitter during downtimes.
    #twitter
  143. 2014

  144. Playing Golf Makes Me a Better Leader

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

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

    Focus on the process and not the result.
  147. 2013

  148. Building a Business at the Cost Of What?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Just like life, don't miss out on the present.
    #business
  155. 8 Things I Learnt After Launching My SaaS App, Brightpod

    Lessons I learnt building a SaaS product from India.
    #saas #software
  156. 12 Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation From a SaaS Entrepreneur

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    How to be productive during the week?
    #productivity
  169. 2012

  170. 2 Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a SaaS Business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Is Simplicity a USP in a SaaS business?
    #saas
  185. 2011

  186. Is Your Business a Feature?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thoughts on simple and bloated software.
    #business
  202. 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
  203. What Goes Into Writing a Book

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

    After about 1.5 years, ‘The SaaS Edge’ is finally published!
    #writing #productivity
  205. 2010

  206. Knowledge Vapor

    Accumalated knowledge should be part of the company.
    #business
  207. 90 Days

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