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01 Jun 2022 . experience .
My Experience At Mercari - Significance Beyond Signature
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It’s been a long since I wrote something… and I’m glad I’ve been busy with some really amazing opportunities I’d be talking about in this write-up. And guess what, I’m really excited to pen down my experience at Mercari, where I’ve completed my one year a month back (I should have completed 2 years 😭).

I, Pd-san, and Kayo-san in... more

21 Jan 2022 . experience .
My OpenSource & GSoC Discussions
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Hey there! It seems you are interested in knowing more about my open-source experience and GSoC in general. All discussions and write-ups related to my open source experience are below:

COMPLETE GUIDE TO OPEN SOURCE PROGRAMMING

Extended GSoC Queries as a follow up to the above. GIRLSCRIPT WEST BENGAL REGIONAL SUMMIT - GETTING STARTED IN OPEN-SOURCE All my OpenSource write... more

01 Aug 2021 . thoughts .
How I Cope-Up With Overthinking (& Grief)
5 mins Read


In this write-up, we will discuss a simple and effective technique that I learnt while meditating on the Medito app. It’s a wonderful app for guided meditation, however, we can talk about it sometime later.

I start with the background, or as I like to call it the purpose. It is an optional section and can be skipped if you... more

11 Jul 2021 . thoughts .
Internal Pressure And Choosing Our Pain
3 mins Read


I recently started with my summer internship at Mercari. The internship has started late by around two months. So, having lots of free time in May and June, I decided to make myself acquitted with the technical stack of my team at Mercari.

Having learned GoLang, Kubernetes, and other technologies in the past two months, I’m having a smooth sailing... more

03 Jul 2021 . readings .
Notes From The Psychology of Money
11 mins Read


I recently finished reading The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel. It is a fantastic book which talks about finance from a psychological perspective rather than technical. This aspect makes it more relatable and applicable when reading. Following are my notes from the book.

A genius is a man who can do the average thing when everyone else around him... more

28 May 2021 . learning .
How I Reduced Repeating My Mistakes
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We all do mistakes and they are unavoidable. From small mistakes such as interrupting someone while speaking (the motivation for this technique) to larger and more disastrous ones. While first-time mistakes are forgiven, repeating the same ones is seen as a characteristic of ours (and is indeed a bad habit). And I wanted to address them after reading the book... more

06 Feb 2021 . learning .
Notes On Scalability
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Around a month back I saw the CS75 Lecture on Scalability by David Malan. The write up contains the notes from the same that I wrote while revisiting the lecture.

SFTP is better than FTP - in the latter credentials are also sent as plain text. VPS, on an abstract level, is a slice of the shared hardware with separate... more