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06 Nov 2019 . experience .
How I Applied For Internships Outside India?
4 mins Read


For the past two-three months, I’ve been applying for software engineering summer internships outside India and have, now, accepted offer to spend the time at Mercari Japan. It has been a tiring experience amidst handling a lot of other ongoing stuff.

In the next few paragraphs I would be talking about how I started applying, what was the most effective... more

03 Oct 2019 . experience .
I Finished Google's Foo.Bar Challenge
4 mins Read


On June 13 2019, I received the invitation for the [in]famous Google Foo.Bar challenge: sent to those who are deemed fit by Google for working with them.

Why Did I Get The Invitation?

I’ve no concrete idea why I got the invitation. Being a software developer, my searches mostly involve programming related queries and that could have been the very... more

01 Oct 2019 . learning .
Quick Notes On Improving Productivity
3 mins Read


I recently read Sam Altman’s guide to productivity. It is approximately a 10 minutes read so I’m putting summary of it below as a quick notes essay. These methods also put to test his claims of being more productive than average; where definitely average is debatable.

Samuel H. “Sam” Altman is an American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger. He is... more

29 Sep 2019 . tech .
Serving React With Nginx
9 mins Read


Once we get used to serving static content with Nginx, it is hard to notice the subtle changes we might require to serve React static content which uses react-router. I faced a similar bug when only the index page of iit-techambit.in was being exposed and rest pages were to be found nowhere unless redirected from the home page itself.

Nginx... more

05 May 2019 . learning .
So You Want To Do "Data"?
3 mins Read


Even stronger than Modi’s wave in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections is the drive of every second-year and third-year in KGP going into the field of data analytics; and, sadly, unlike Modi wave it’s here to stay for many following decades.

Data Analytics as a field has seen nothing less of a bubble than what was seen by the Internet in... more

03 Dec 2018 . experience .
GSoC: How? This? That?
10 mins Read


Google Summer of Code has been announced again, and I’m all filled with nostalgia, but it’s not the only things I’m full with (:wink::wink:). With a motive of helping GSoC aspirants, I’ll be summarising (in somewhat details), how I prepared for GSoC 2018 and successfully completed my project under CCExtractor.

The post is timeline based and it is near as... more