For a large part of my life, from when I was about 10 years old till I left college, I used to take part in quizzing competitions. A couple of times, I’ve had people ask me how they could start qui...
A guide to code reviews
This here is a collection of things I’ve learned about reviewing code in the few years that I’ve worked as a software developer. As these are my thoughts, you should take them with at least a pinch...
My weird walk to work
People think hacking requires a great deal of skill (on the part of the attacker) and/or a great deal of skill (on the part of the defender). This is quite clearly false. There are many simple ways...
2FA, phishing and U2F
As part of efforts to improve security, my workplace has issued us Yubikeys. What is a Yubikey? It’s a device you plug into your computer’s USB port and when you touch it for a few seconds, it spit...
A guide to finances
I write this article to provide an easy way for people just entering the workforce (many of my friends) to manage their finances. I also think this article would also be a good reference for me, an...
Ashwin helps an Olympic medalist
Part 1As an Indian watching the Olympics, there is not much to look forward to. The best in our one billion-strong nation don’t make it past the qualification criteria for most sports. And, when th...
Love, Drugs And Rock N' Roll
[Disclaimer: I have no degrees in Psychology, Biology or Anthropology. I would love to receive comments, clarifications or corrections.]