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Quotes



  • “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
    • ~ Sydney J. Harris
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Use a VPN



This week the United State Congress voted to let ISPs sell their consumers’ browsing history. This is a change that nobody asked for and is a clear selling out to the lobbying efforts of cable companies.

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On Writing



I’ve recently come across a Hindi translation of the poem so you want to be a writer? by Charles Bukowski. The translation is done by Varun Grover. I felt like sharing the original piece in its entirety as I struggle to turn my own thoughts into words. Here it is

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About Vegetarian



I wrote this email to the author Han Kang afer reading her book The Vegetarian. Unfortunately the email address listed on her website is not functioning, so I’m posting my email to her here. The Vegetarian is a beautiful and book and do read it if you chance upon it.

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2017 - Looking Ahead



Another year passes by, and here’s what I hope to work on this year.

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2016 - Year in Review



I made a lot of plans for 2016, some worked out, many didn’t. Let’s take a look at it.

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Explaining The Weird On My Twitter Timeline



If any of you have in the recent past seen my Twitter timeline @arelangi and are wondering what all the tweets are about, this post is for you.

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Book Review - How About Never?



I recently finished Bob Mankoff’s How About Never — Is Never Good for You?: A Life in Cartoons and it’s an absolute delight

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Vegeta - A Simple Golang Wrapper for connecting to APIs



A lot of application development these days has to do with connecting to APIs. This means however different the underlying service we all end up implementing the same authentication mechanisms over and over, which is why I decided to go ahead and implement a simple library in Go, vegeta

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2016 - Looking Ahead



Here are my plans and goals for 2016. 2015 hasn’t been in terms of keeping up with the goals, I’m hoping 2016 is going to turn out better.

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