One thing that hasn't changed in my life in the past few years is my reliance on apps. On the contrary, my dependence on lines of code for everything has increased in the past year. However, it's not because I got busier or something, just because apps dominate the urban life now. Let's dive into how and why "There's an app for that" is the catchphrase for this generation.I wake up at 7:30AM to the soothing alarm sounds of Sleep Better every single day, I swipe down to dismiss the alarm. … [Read more...] about The General Urban College-Student Day In Mobile Apps
I rushed through the crowd, one arm grabbed the suitcase and dragged it as the other navigated the lunchtime rush of the Yellow Line. Home was calling and I had to run. "Shouldn't have booked the bus, would've taken any one if there was no booking", I regretted my smart decision as I gently pushed the crowd of hundreds to reach the Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminal.I climbed the staircase, got my bags and myself checked at the entrance and ran. My suitcase cruising behind me, … [Read more...] about The 01:30PM AC Bus From Delhi To Dehradun – A Memoir
I have always wanted to do a TEDx for some place I'm a part of and I always kept passing on the idea so when I heard TEDxAmityUniversity was happening and was asking for volunteers, I jumped right in. It was inspiring to see someone take up the task that I deemed too hard to even attempt.I had the first interview. I was, quite literally, the first applicant. So much for enthusiasm. There I saw five people sitting in a congested office. Little did I know some of these people will … [Read more...] about Here’s To The Crazy Ones, The Misfits and TEDxAmityUniversity
Often, when you introduce yourself as a blogger, the reaction is odd, if not weird. More often than not, you might not even be pursuing blogging as a practical career or something you seek financial growth through but the first question most of us come across is one version of "How much do you earn?" This post is about similar questions or things people say when you tell them you blog.9. So, you write about mobile phones?Well that would be true if all dancers had the same style or all … [Read more...] about 9 Stupid Questions People Ask When You Tell Them You Blog
When I was younger than I am now, probably in fourth standard or so, I used have mathematics tutorial classes. The one hour class started at 4:30 PM and I remember vividly how restless I used to get if the class did not end on the scheduled time i.e. 5:30 PM. This restlessness was because of Pokemon. It aired at 5:30 PM on Cartoon Network. I remember how fast I used to run back home as soon as the class was dismissed. Pokémon had that effect on me. Partly because it was everywhere - you'd … [Read more...] about Pokemon GO: From Childhood Dream To International Phenomenon
Spoiler warning: This post uses some references from TV shows and movies and might have mild spoilers. Beware. You've been warned.Time travel and paradoxes are the in-thing in today's storytelling. From fantasy shows like Game of Thrones to superhero media like The Flash and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to anime like Erased (Boku dake ga Inai Machi) to movies such as Predestination and Project Almanac, time travel has become the most used (if not overused) storytelling device. This post … [Read more...] about Time Travel And Determinism: Could The Ink Really Be Dry?