2018: A roller coaster ride

2018 is almost over and it was an unbelievable year! It took me through a myriad of situations, experiences and emotions and I can barely believe that I was able to get through. My daughter was born in the beginning of the year and it was an amazing experience being a parent for the first…

Indian education system needs an overhaul big time

A lot of words have been exchanged in the media recently regarding the quality of the students passing out of IITs which are deemed to be the premier engineering institutions in our country. At least 5 lakh engineers graduate every year in India and the number contributed by IITs to that is negligible. What makes it even more irrelevant is the fact that a lot of IITians go abroad for further…

A year of professional life

On July 13, 2011, I completed my first year as a professional in the software industry. Whoa! the time is running very fast. It still feels like I joined my job straight out of college very recently, lo and behold, a year has passed. It has been a journey to savour. Learning new stuff, fixing…

Beginning of a brand new life

I’m at Bangalore now and in a couple of days’ time, will be joining my job here. For now I’m staying at a relative’s place, but soon will move to a place near to my office with my friends and face life on my own. My employer has been kind enough to provide guest house…