I read about 3 books in a month and 60 pages per hour. Not quite the same as Bill Gates who reads about 150 pages in an hour with 90% retention but I’m slowly getting closer.

There are certain habits I’ve developed over time that have helped me vastly read…


Great onboarding book by Intercom summarized:

A successful onboarding flow is not about cheap and quick wins like changing the colour of a button but about enabling the user to experience the magic moment faster. That is what turns them into loyal customers.

Understand functional personal and social goals. Onboarding…


Born a Crime is the autobiography of Trevor Noah, the South African comedian and host of the The Daily Show. The book starts with the birth story of Trevor through a black South African mother and white Swiss father, which was literally a crime under apartheid. …


A gripping book about the financial history of the world by Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson. It’s a great walkthrough of the evolution of services like banking, insurance, stock and bond markets and development of real estate. …


Courage to be disliked is a book on Adlerian philosophy i.e. the views of 19th century psychologist Alfred Adler. It’s presented in a traditional old-school philosophical dialogue between a youth and a philosopher. Adler is the less-popular a contemporary of Freud and Jung who differs from their theory of childhood…


Configuring Kubernetes security for secure communication within the cluster can be very confusing. Julia Evans on her blogpost about this:

The various Kubernetes components have a TON of different places where you can put in a certificate/certificate authority. When we were setting up a cluster I felt like there were…


Dynatrace is another high profile SaaS company that went public in 2019 under “DT” for 16$ per share valuing the company at $4.5B. First day of trading saw the shares rise 49% to around 23$ per share.

Evolution of Dynatrace

Dynatrace has had a very circuitous route to where it stands today. It…


What makes AI algorithms difficult to understand is also what makes them great predictors. Machine learning is increasingly being used in critical areas such as healthcare, banking and criminal justice systems.

Regulations Galore

We’re already seeing ample regulation being introduced in various parts of the world:


One of the first questions to answer before deploying a model is what is the business risk of deploying this model?

Besides the obvious things to monitor related to the health of the model, there are several aspects about the performance of a model that you will need to monitor…


With data science becoming as ubiquitous as it is deemed to be in all types of companies and industries: AI-first, cloud-native and traditional enterprise, the rise of an infrastructure stack dedicated to AI is inevitable. There are many places where current software engineering tooling falls short — data science development…

Manjot Pahwa

Building in stealth mode, ex @Google engineer and Product Manager for Kubernetes

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