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
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
Khan Academy is a great source of learning and I’m thankful for the addition of the section named “Life Skills” lately. The section contains short courses on significant topics that are amiss in college and school education vis-à-vis personal finance, college admissions, careers, and entrepreneurship.
This writeup contains notes that I made while learning Personal Finance from the same set... more
Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit through the talk (virtually) - Becoming a better developer by using the SOLID design principles by Katerina Trajchevska. The talk provided me the opportunity to learn better and revisit SOLID principles for software design. The blog contains notes from the same for me to revise quickly in the future.
Please note that most... more
You do not need a big amount of investment to start investing in stock market.
I recently have started to learn about personal finance; it’s definitely fun to realize those minute mistakes and habits that can lead to big savings and early retirement. As a first step, I planned to make myself aware of the nits and bits of the... more
After completing Technical Writing One course from Google, I’ve finally finished the Technical Writing Two. This write up contains my notes and is aimed at anyone looking to review the learned concepts in a quick go.
Think like your audience; read your draft from their point of view. Define a persona for the audience. Specify if audience needs to... more
I recently did the Technical Writing One and below are my notes from the same. The notes are arranged in the topic wise manner as is the pre-class material for the course.
Define new or unfamiliar terms; do not reinvent the wheel. Collect definition of unfamiliar terms in a glossary if too many. Use name consistently, do not change... more