I just finished reading “The Girl Who Played with Fire” and wanted to add it to my collection on GoodReads. Going through the list of my already read books on the site, I noticed something shocking. Continue reading “An addiction to renew?”
This story was originally slated for my memoir – “Embarrassing facepalm moments of an awkward introvert (Part 1)“.
Enter me, the 22 year old college hire on his first software project. Continue reading “Embarrassing moments @ work #1”
Disclaimer: Dear reader, please don’t take this post literally. Trying to sip and swallow your toast can lead to choking and even death. To those who did it anyway: please don’t haunt me.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
– William James
Somebody told me that I am good with computers. Yeah, I was young, twelve maybe. Continue reading “My bread and butter is my cup of coffee”
I would like to start by asking you a question. Think about this:
What if there was a time machine that can take you five or ten years back in time, with the amazing ability that you will be younger as you were at that period of time? Also, you get to keep all your memories and your knowledge that you have right now!
Now I have to ask you…
Will you still be scared to get on a stage in front of thirty ten year olds? Continue reading “Get a time machine, think like the old you and be fearless!”
Have you got problems in your life? Everybody has some. These problems are just like “bugs” – in the software that we call life. Some of them have higher priority and have to be “fixed” immediately. Some of them like depression or social anxiety are of higher severity; they can crash your life software or make it really really slow or painful. Continue reading “Fix the bugs in your life”
“Books – one of the greatest inventions of mankind. Reading and writing is what really differentiates us from other species. Without books to let us pass down existing knowledge, we will still be trying to figure out rudimentary things like fire or reinventing the wheel.”
– some TV show
“My highschool English teacher had borrowed my copy of Gone with the wind. When I asked her to return it, she said it was gone with the wind.”
– my highschool English teacher said to me once.
“Has anyone ever told you before? That you are an asshole?”
– during a heated conversation at my college, between two friends.
“The first thing that I learnt in college is, you are not here to please everybody”
– said by a college friend.
“Why are you torturing you mom on the phone?”
– my college room mate shouted at me after overhearing yet another heated conversation between me and my mom.
“If phones can actually interfere with an airplane in any way, do you think they would allow people to carry it inside a plane?”
– heard it in some tv show.
“Humans are odd. They think order and chaos are somehow opposites…”
– Vision from Avengers: Age of Ultron
Scientifically, everything in universe, goes from order to disorder. So, what we consider as reality – this universe, this earth, you and me are all products of chaos that happened after the big bang. There is no order!
“When a girl tells you that she is in love with you, you know you are on the right path in your life!”
– said by my smitten college room mate.