Blog

    2022

  1. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

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

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

    Invisible mending.
    #life
  4. KGC

    Best coffee in Mumbai.
    #coffee
  5. Mechanical Watch

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

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

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

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

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

    Your thoughts are not you.
    #mind
  11. Disconnect

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

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

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

    Making mini waves.
    #Apple
  15. Overcoming Fear

    Worry and fear only exists in the future.
    #mental-health
  16. 2021

  17. VPN Not Needed

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

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

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

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

    Piano lessons
    #music
  22. 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
  23. iCloud Reminders Syncing Issue [Fixed]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Trying new things.
    #thoughts
  35. WWDC21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Experimenting taking pictures of the sky
    #sky-gradients
  43. 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
  44. Soundscapes

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

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

    Get things going with less friction
    #thoughts
  47. 20 Things I Learnt and Experienced in 2020

    2020 was a year of learning. That is the way I look at it!
    #thoughts
  48. 2020

  49. 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
  50. The Way I Bullet Journal

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

    Sometimes, it's a joy to use products that do less.
    #kindle
  52. 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
  53. Digital Detox

    “Less mental clutter means more mental resources available for deep thinking.” ― Cal Newport
    #productivity
  54. 6 Days Being Superhuman

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

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

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

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

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

    Less is more.
    #software
  60. Weathering the Storm

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

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

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

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

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

    Make sure you disable audio access to Facebook & Instagram!
    #facebook #privacy
  66. 2019

  67. Tech Friend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Helps with deep work, focus and less anxiety.
    #instagram #productiivity
  83. 2018

  84. AAPL Today

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

    Pool, beach and outdoors.
    #life
  86. 2017

  87. Coding as a Founder

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

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

    When customers pressurize you to add more features.
    #software
  90. 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
  91. Living in the moment

    A complete information diet is healthy sometimes.
    #life
  92. 4 Months of Android

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

    My very first experience with Android.
    #android
  94. 2016

  95. Having Conviction

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

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

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

    Most of the stuff is never urgent.
    #productivity
  99. 2015

  100. Interview Process

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

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

    Dipping into Twitter during downtimes.
    #twitter
  103. 2014

  104. Playing Golf Makes Me a Better Leader

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

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

    Focus on the process and not the result.
  107. 2013

  108. Building a Business at the Cost Of What?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Just like life, don't miss out on the present.
    #business
  115. 8 Things I Learnt After Launching My SaaS App, Brightpod

    Lessons I learnt building a SaaS product from India.
    #saas #software
  116. 12 Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation From a SaaS Entrepreneur

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    How to be productive during the week?
    #productivity
  129. 2012

  130. 2 Things to Keep in Mind When Starting a SaaS Business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Is Simplicity a USP in a SaaS business?
    #saas
  145. 2011

  146. Is Your Business a Feature?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thoughts on simple and bloated software.
    #business
  162. 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
  163. What Goes Into Writing a Book

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

    After about 1.5 years, ‘The SaaS Edge’ is finally published!
    #writing #productivity
  165. 2010

  166. Knowledge Vapor

    Accumalated knowledge should be part of the company.
    #business
  167. 90 Days

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