Spotting rockets launched by ISRO

November, 2018   |

I am a space freak. All throughout my childhood, I have seen the rockets being launched from Sriharikota from my home in Chennai. Yes, you read that right. Rockets launched from Sriharikota are visible from Chennai. Sriharikota is in fact just around 100 kilometers from Chennai. Whenever there i...


Migrating to Netlify from GitHub Pages

September, 2018   |

I recently worked on improving the Lighthouse score of this site. After performing numerous optimisations that I will eventually write about, the score came to 98. The reason for those 2 missing points - Slow initial response time from the server. GitHub Pages was taking about 900-1200ms to send...


The stream of life

August, 2015   |

Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion...I go to them as humans go to worship. From their lofty summits I view my past, dream of the future and, with an unusual acuity, am allowed to experience the present moment.....


Moving to AWS. The journey.

July, 2015   |

I had started learning Flask and felt that a good way to practice it would be redesigning my site with it. It was pretty easy and the documentation was really good. As a Pythonista, I loved it. The only problem I had was that my hosting provider was GoDaddy(a blunder that I committed in my early...


A wonderful start to 2015

March, 2015   |

2015 has been a great year. My friends and I have been involved in some interesting stuff and even though some of them have been really demanding, we have managed to keep ourselves up and running. The year started with the Student Convention organised by the Computer Society of India at Hyderaba...


IRCTC redefines CAPTCHA

July, 2014   |

Update: IRCTC has fixed this now. Recently, I chanced upon the PNR Enquiry site and then noticed this. Their CAPTCHA was copy-pastable! Seriously, wasn't CAP...