Surviving Interviews with Candidates Several Years Your Senior


Depending on your role and circumstances in your organisation, you might find yourself in that tricky situation of having to interview people for more senior positions. You might find this intimidating or just plain awkward. But you would, of course, like to be effective and be able to get the right talent. What I found … Continue reading Surviving Interviews with Candidates Several Years Your Senior

That One Thing Every Software Engineer Wanted Their Customers to Know


Okay, to claim that this is the most significant thing that a software engineer wants his client to know would be a little presumptuous. But what I am about to say is something that most software engineers can relate to. "What's that one thing you wish your customers know?" is a question that's been asked many many … Continue reading That One Thing Every Software Engineer Wanted Their Customers to Know

Special Dumb Review: Big Hero 6


For a glimpse of one of the most awesome projects I worked on, I am reblogging this special review.

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I watched the movie with my nephew. He requested for it. Right from the moment I saw its trailer in one of those movie dates I had, I knew it was going to be cool. I’m a creative working in the tech industry; inventions fascinate me. I thought that was it, that it’s the only thing that will make it appreciable for me. But I was surprised.

It will get a bit nerdy from here. Brace yourself if you have to.

The movie brought me back to my college days when I was working with my dissertation. I worked on a system that taught and implemented feed-forward artificial neural networks (ANN). The goal was way beyond providing a tutorial on ANN. I just had to include it because nobody was buying the idea that the system was capable of simulating human decision-making albeit imperfect. The real goal was to create…

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Article: Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware


Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware http://hiconsumption.com/2014/11/wall-scrabble-by-restoration-hardware/ I suck at "competitive" scrabble. By that I mean I simply put on the board whatever word I can make with my tiles; if it fits then that would be it for me. Years ago I met this guy who plays scrabble like it's a chess game. He knows … Continue reading Article: Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware