Bog Standard

Written by Pawan Hegde who loves tinkering with code. If you want to know more about him, maybe you should visit his website

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness ( a review)

July 02, 2020 • ☕️ 3 min read

Can fiction ever be apolitical? Probably not Fiction is a universe distilled through the world-view of the author. Even a fairytale would be…

Yes, Mk Venu. The Bullet Train is indeed “in a way, free”

September 16, 2017 • ☕️ 3 min read

Came across an article[0] on Facebook written by the founding editor of TheWire.in, Mk Venu. I see lots of people sharing the link on…

The uploader has not made this video available in your country?

August 21, 2017 • ☕️ 1 min read

This usually happens because the publisher doesn’t have the right to distribute the video in your country so they apply YouTube regional…

How to regenerate a Mac Developer certificate in XCode

June 08, 2017 • ☕️ 1 min read

If you have a Developer ID account (you’ve paid Apple for the account) refer to this guide instead: Apple Guide- Maintaining Certificates If…

How to download YouTube videos?

May 20, 2017 • ☕️ 2 min read

This is in no way an exhaustive list. I’m only mentioning my preferred ones. It is a simple Python script that can download videos from…

The Philosophy of Commuting

May 09, 2017 • ☕️ 3 min read

I’ve been thinking a lot about my commute lately. I have been spending increasingly more time stuck in traffic-pickles since I’ve moved to…

Perfectionism and its debilitating burden

May 08, 2017 • ☕️ 1 min read

The moment I finished typing the title for this post, I wanted to change it. I wanted it to be better. I knew it was possible and I knew I…

Purple Legacy

March 25, 2017 • ☕️ 2 min read

An insignificant ferrous sphere covered in dirt and water being heaved and yawed around in an ocean of awe-inspiring titanic balls of…

Chronicles of Monday

May 29, 2016 • ☕️ 2 min read

Sorry, buddy. Someone had to say it. The working week as we know it is a recent invention. Even the concept of a universally accepted day…

Bangalore Bandh

September 01, 2014 • ☕️ 1 min read

31st August 2014 - technically yesterday - was (technically) a bandh protesting the recent horrifying acts of violence against the girls of…