In this day and age, everybody wants to be instantly gratified in the things they do. I’m not just talking about ordering fast food from Swiggy and watching Netflix and Prime on TV all day, but really in every aspect of life. At the moment of writing this post, there are petabytes of data available … Continue reading Reading Books is Underrated
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
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?)
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?
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)
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
I just finished listening to a 10-hour long audio book titled Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini. It is a book that was at the top of the chart in Audible when I was browsing through the list. After listening to it, I can see why. If you ask any ambitious person … Continue reading Non-Profit Organizations asking Strangers for Money (Cool?)
The synopsis of my video on the topic of Things that are Valuable are given for Free.
India is a country that has historically been known for its diversity. In the same way, it is also known for its caste system. The origin of the Indian caste system is out of scope for this post. What I am going to be talking about here is about in what way the existence of … Continue reading My View on the Caste System