Posts with tag: Philosphy

The various levels of motivation

Oct 28, 2018

Motivation - Something that we all struggle with, and we all want to solve. Being motivated through the entirety of your life sounds like a dream goal, right? If you could only manage that, you can achieve anything in life. But motivation is tricky. You have watched all the GaryVee videos online and you are still not where you want to be. You might be wondering why that is? In that case, a better question to ask is - what it is that separates you from the achievers (Bill Gates, Elon Musk, etc)?

Why you should make things

Sep 7, 2018

I don’t know about other fields of study but making is of paramount importance in Computer Science. Making means creating something. That is, putting your knowledge into practice. Let’s try to understand why is putting knowledge into practice important. But first, why is knowledge important? That is, why do you learn? Why do you educate yourself? To make yourself more employable, to earn more, to make yourself valuable. Right?

Why software shouldn't be free

Aug 13, 2018

People have really a hard-time paying for software, online courses, digital subscriptions, and other similar online stuff. This really saddens me. We have reached this point in our civilization where software (or any code-backed product) are commonplace like any physical goods. So why the discrimination? I will tell you why. People know that software, songs, courses etc can be easily mass distributed. That is, if you do make a software or song, you can almost distribute it for the same cost to 10s or millions of people.

Move Fast and Break Things - How it works

Aug 11, 2018

Move Fast and Break Things - such a popular saying in the startup world. Some are so in favor of it that they sing it everyday while there are others that absolutely loathe it. I, for one, used to be not much of a strong believer in this. But then, through my own life experiences, I realized how this works. There are two components to it - (1) Move Fast