If you read a book, how much of it do you retain a few months after finishing it? If you try to recall, can you recall more than the summary on the bac…
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2020 was not a normal year. With the pandemic and the lockdowns, I had a lot of time on my hands. Given that every plan I had made was cancelled by the…
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I read a blog today that really resonated. The basic idea is that you should build stuff even if it doesn’t feel like the best thing that you could be …
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It’s a month and 20 days late but my 1st Stripeversary badge came in!
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I read this blog post and spent some time thinking about how writing skills have helped me become a better engineer so far (and how they could help in …
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You wake up, brush your teeth and decide to check Instagram. There’s the friend that’s doing better than you at life. There’s the friend that’s having …
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The East India Company started off innocently enough. In the 16th century, India accounted for 22% of the entire world’s GDP. The company decided to ca…
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It’s been almost 5 months since I joined Stripe and I was recently looking at some of the culture guiding principles. I really love these and a lot of …
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I watched Ad Astra today. It was a nice movie about how instead of looking at the stars and space for answers, we should maybe be looking in. But that’…
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Thoughts on migrating a terabyte scale database to a new server in production for the first time. In the interest of making this blog an archive of int…
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Hi! I decided to write a blog on feelings of negativity that I’ve seen a lot of us in the tech world face over the small time I’ve been here. I’ve pers…
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