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Startup life so far …

Thought would capture current thoughts in my head for posterity about startup because later on story always gets muddy! Positives of startup: No ceiling – you are only limited by your time, creativity and everything around you. Direct feedback – tight feedback loop from your environment. You quickly know what’s working or not working. No […]

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Moved to wordpress

I couldn’t find enough time to even write markdown, then run my script that converts it into html and uploads to my own hosting. Especially complicated since I am on the road lot more these days as part of my startup. So, finally gave up and moved to wordpress for this personal site. Let’s see […]

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Next chapter in life! 

After 14 years at Google, yesterday was my last day. I had decided to leave Google and start my own startup. It’s been interesting past few months. Bittersweet to say the least because I practically grew up in Google. Google was my first job after graduating and I stayed there for 14 years. I kept […]

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Current stack for side fun projects

Thought I would update with what my current setup looks like for typical side projects that I code just for fun. Also, to get it out of my system since I can’t code as much at work because I am generally busy clearing roadblocks for my team or iterating on strategy. For simple enough sites […]

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Vision and Execution

Here is a great thread from Sam Altman that I found very relatable. Some good advice for anyone trying to start something from scratch. Here are excerpts: ” It’s common to have vision; it’s rare to have plans. Even fewer people are willing/able to actually execute on plans. People who have a bold vision, specific plans, and […]

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Hello Ricardo!

Hello Ricardo! Thank you for forcing me to add a post. 🙂 Will try to update site more regularly than before with hopefully some more helpful articles. Since last post, here are some of things that I have been learning (personal, don’t really post about work stuff here): got busy with Stock algo trading. deploying […]

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Awesome web mining library for python

These days I am getting interested in NLP and have been looking at multiple libraries and available open source tools. Currently, I am playing with nltk + python which I found is best fit for someone new like me. While looking for awesome tools and libraries, I found this amazing python library and bunch of […]

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Happy New Year 2016

Wishing all of you a very happy and prosperous new year – 2016. May all your dreams come true this year. 🙂

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Ideas sharing app

One of the ideas I was thinking would be nice is to create ideas sharing app. This app would allow getting feedback from friends and family around a business idea. General things this app should support: Text input field for an idea I want to submit. Creation of group of friends who I usually share […]

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Typical Backend For Side Projects

There are many side projects that I usually work on. Part of the reason is to actually see what the world outside my work is doing. That is my way of making sure that I actually understand open source libraries and infrastructure since I dig those. Over the years, I have played with lot of […]

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