Bring back the blogs!

The blogs were all about “serendipity”. I have been blogging for years now, and I have no been able to formalise and crystallise my thoughts. As I have mentioned here many times, reading and writing change you fundamentally. It is the “low order” of writing that sparks various interconnections and ideas, and it is exhilarating. […]

With rifle and bibliography: General Mattis on professional reading

This is a brilliant exhortation from a general who emphasises on reading (and learning from the experiences). One thing I genuinely miss from my residency is the exposure to broader set of reading texts; the history of progress, for example. The general text is so dry that it would be difficult to marvel at the […]

Telegram: Recommended for the oncologists by an oncologist

I have been using Telegram for over five years now. It has been a treasure trove of features and is one of the most incredible chat applications. Arguably, one of the most common refrains I have heard from Twitter influencers is that Telegram isn’t “secure”. It would be impossible to delve into several encryption protocols […]

Asking questions:What I’ve learned over 10 years on Stack Overflow

I have extensive experience with the online communities (and I have addressed that issue before). The process of visibility (and then discovery) is difficult when you have millions of websites jostling for attention. Users often penalize their attention spans towards gratification (and not necessarily for “learning”) despite the best intentions. It seems so easy at […]