Kludge driven development

In the last few years I see an overall increase in the busyness of people around in all professions. Everyone keeps telling about how busy they are; always behind tight deadlines and impossible to pursue goals yet they are able to somehow get things done. Managements usually set difficult to achieve deadlines, tightly control budgets, […]

When everything is a priority

There was a time when learning css one of my friends told me a clever hack, use the ‘!important’ flag which will override all the other precedences. It was a boon for me when deadline was screaming down at me, for any css issue when I used the priority override and bam the bug was […]

Do not erase

I was very surprised to note that in paper based offices there was nothing like erase a mistake or throw out the original, it was always an append over the previous ones. Be it land records, mark sheets or accounts. The end state was always calculated and consolidated than written, erased and rewritten. This is […]

The trouble with gig economy

I grew up in a social setting such that people once they earn a bad name, it was very difficult for them to recover and be back in full swing in the society. They have to rebuild their reputation either in a new place or the same place. Why did people try to associate themselves […]

Jevons Paradox and Muntzing

Phone calls used to be so expensive while I was growing up and the cost increased exponentially as the distances increased. Often I had to plan what to talk to people when making a call to keep it short; as my entire pocket money for the month can be used up if I spoke to […]

As a company we decided to write only….

You have a business which needs apps running on iOS and android; which one is easy, building native apps or hybrid ones? If you are the one who right away answers either native or hybrid without asking what are the considerations for the apps then you are setup for failure or great hardship. There is […]