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Jun. 16, 2024   

Hiring Software Engineers In India

India has an incredible pool of talented engineers, but hiring them can be quite a challenge. Here are some tips for anyone looking to build a team in India: Look Outside the Hubs: It’s natural to start looking for engineers in Bangalore (ಸಿರಿಗನ್ನಡಂ ಗೆಲ್ಗೆ!) for good reasons—it’s home to a dense population of talented engineers. However, this comes with a catch: these engineers are in high demand, and hiring the good ones can be highly competitive.

Jun. 1, 2024   

Successful 1000-Day News Detox. How I hacked my brain to stop doom-scrolling.

Today marked 1000 days since I watched cable news or read a political news article. I am super happy with this and wanted to share my learnings. It’s safe to say I was addicted to political news in 2021. I spent inordinate amounts of time trying to stay on top what everyone was saying about the hot button issue of the day. I even bought subscriptions to many newspapers because I wanted to support their “journalism”.

Feb. 28, 2024   

Moving to Cloudflare from Netlify

I have more than a dozen sites deployed on Netlify. A few days back, a HN post woke me up to the possibility of getting billed to the tune of a $100k if any of my sites get DDoSed. While the CEO of Netlify has since apologized for the mistake on the same HN post, I feel that if something like this happens to me, I really should not have to rely on my support query going viral on HN to get my issue resolved.