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Technology Work

Working with markdown and gitbook

For those of you who don’t know yet, I have shifted tracks to heading a tech team in a start-up. This firm focuses on helping first time home buyers with the largest hurdle in home buying, the down payment. HomeCapital is India’s first home down payment assistance program. At HomeCapital, one of the immediate challenges […]

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Why Working Class Indians Still Struggle to Buy a Home & What Can One Do?

There’s room at the top they’re telling you still But first, you must learn how to smile as you kill If you want to be like the folks on the hill A working-class hero is something to be John Lennon When you think about it, a working-class hero with a dream to build a home […]

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Solving the problem of Discovery

The real problem that Google solves, is the problem of availability. When you have a problem and are searching for the solution, Google provides you with a list of most likely content that can address the problem. The problem is created by information asymmetry. You just don’t know and are willing to try out or […]

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Business Personal Work

Comfort Zones

In case, if you haven’t really been following my blog, I generally tend to write about tech, games, some personal thoughts, some thoughts about my work at 13 Llama and some analytics. What I do not write about is Design … be it any design. Systems design, Visual Design, Brand Design … even solutions design. […]

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Business Personal Work

The Case of the missing Engagement Glue

This is a narrative to highlight how we somehow miss the element of human engagement in our day to day interactions. In an economy such as India, where 56% of GDP comes from services – missing human engagement seems like a big concern for me. The incident In the month of December 2016, my parents […]

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Personal Work

2016 – A Year in Review

As the year whittles down to a close, I’d like to look back towards both the highs and the lows of this year. Hopefully, I can then celebrate more such highs and try not to repeat the mistakes of the past year. Of course, it’d be great to bury all the proverbial hatchets and move […]

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Business Work

From Self Actualization to Selfies

As a student of Human Behavior at Work and as an Entrepreneur who has to drive his team to greater heights, I felt I had a firm grasp of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.