College life is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most people given that most people stop their higher education at the bachelor's level. The statistics from a 2013 study by the University Grants Commission of India seems to suggest that 1,74,56,000 people (86%) had enrolled into bachelor's degrees that year, but only 24,92,000 people (12%) … Continue reading College Projects vs Corporate Projects
You probably know already that this Monday there was a world-wide outage of many Google services for about 45 minutes. The thing to be noted is that the affected services were also the most important Google services which have the most users, which includes Gmail, YouTube, Google Cloud, Play Store etc... I don't think Google … Continue reading How Software Engineers Handle Outages?
Hello, y'all. If you have already visited this blog before you would have already figured this out, but if not, you would have noticed that this blog has a lot of WordPress branding. The reason for this is of course because the site is hosted on the WordPress platform. But the detail to be noted … Continue reading WordPress.com vs WordPress.org (Which is Better?)
Hope y'all doing well. The format of this blog post is going to be similar to a blog post that I did on a different topic called Internet Radio Station 101 where I went through the workings of an Internet Radio Station from the top-down. I recently completed the Introduction to Data Science eDX course … Continue reading Data Science 101
https://open.spotify.com/episode/5TIl3qHYBYd2ypLCBuDQ45 Transcript (Initial draft was made using Amazon Transcribe): Hello guys, Joel Kingsley here from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, back with yet another podcast. So it's been a while since I posted my last podcast. And the reason for that is because I was not able to get into the right to manage three things at … Continue reading Top 4 Non-Fiction Books Everyone Should Read (Apart from the Bible)
Ever since you complete your schooling and get into a college to start your Computer Science education, you are faced with this evergreen debate for the type of company that you should work for after 4 years. A Product-based company or a Services-based company? Out of the 2, there is a social stigma attached with … Continue reading What is it like to work in a medium-sized premium Services-based Company?
Few years ago I worked on a project where I had to get hold of the 31,102 verses of the English Bible, and use it to develop an Android app that helps people memorize Bible verses. This app used a memorization technique called spaced repetition which is popularly used in the flash card app - … Continue reading Created a GraphQL Bible API in 2 Days using Hasura (Here’s How)
Every one of us has a point in our life when we were stuck in a rut, not being able to get back up and going. It usually happens when you don't give a lot of thought to the habits that you have got up and running. When you are at this point, you usually … Continue reading It’s Easier to Stay Right than to Get Right (with God)
Do you want to create your own personal jukebox that broadcasts to the entire world (or just your home/work network)? Then an internet radio station might be just right for you.
A lot of things have taken place since the last time I published a post. Schools, colleges, malls, offices, and almost every shop in every street is now closed. Trains, flights all over the world are canceled. COVID-19, the disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus, has caused a pandemic, majorly affecting countries such … Continue reading Coronavirus: Things you can do when you are self-quarantined at home