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Though I don't publish too often, sometimes I like to think "out loud," and when did, you'll find them here. I mostly write for myself, and I hope everyone benefits from it as much as I do.

A High-Level Overview of SQL DB Engine

March 19, 2024

This guide can serve as a perfect overview to quickly grasp a high-level understanding of what's going on under the hood.»

Transcending Boundaries: Tarkovsky's Fusion of Style and Substance

June 10, 2023

In the world of Andrei Tarkovsky's movies, truth is something you can feel but can't quite grab hold of, and it's all wrapped up in the mystery of the Zone.»

ChatGPT as a slack agent

March 1, 2023

OpenAI has dropped the APIs for utilizing ChatGPT, and this is one of the best ways to do that.»

The curious case of Ruby and OpenSSL

February 13, 2023.

It all started with an error while trying to install webauthn.»

Babylon: Damien Chazelle and Perfection

December 23, 2022.

Damien Chazelle's new film is a debaucherous epistle to Hollywood’s silent era.»

Listen to your gut

April 4, 2022.

Most of us are underutilizing the power of trusting our gut.»

The Father: Hopkins is Phenomenal

Oct 28, 2021.

Florian Zellar made a stunning debut with this scary yet remarkably tragic film.»

The Fibonacci Numbers and Golden Ratio II

September 13, 2021.

So, now the question is can't we find it without its previous numbers? We can! It is called an explicit formula. Let's get started with it.»

The Fibonacci Numbers and Golden Ratio I

September 11, 2021.

I thought I'd talk about the Fibonacci and their relationship with the Golden ratio (phi), then discuss a formula for testing out the Fibonacci in regards to both.»

Sound of Metal: Accepting Loss

Aug 4, 2021.

Sound of Metal doesn’t just allow for silence but thrives in it, thanks to the stunning performance by Riz Ahmed.»

Another Round: A Novel look at Alcoholism

June 29, 2021.

A Danish comedy starring Mads Mikkelson shows an intriguing experiment on the soft benefits of alcohol.»

Repeating Decimal expansions are Rational

May 06, 2021.

After a long time, played with a theorem!»

The Garden/Patio Scene from "The Godfather"

April 14, 2021.

The garden scene between the father and son is the best of the entire movie!»

Ee. Ma. Yau: A Poignant Masterpiece

March 24, 2021.

A proof that for creating an immersive cinematic experience, one doesn’t need the best of film technology.»

True Detective Season One is Transcendental!

February 16, 2021.

I still can't believe I tried watching this show five years back and slept through halfway thinking it was boring! »

Writing a basic kernel

November 15, 2020.

I figured I’ll read a little bit about Operating Systems and write a simple kernel as a lazy afternoon project. This is a simple kernel written in C that runs with the GRUB bootloader on an x86 system.»

Algorithms 101: Sorting II

March 12, 2020.

These three remaining sorting algorithms are better af than the previous three and more complicated af to implement. That said these three algorithms excel where the previous three didn't that is, in sorting the lists efficiently.»

Algorithms 101: Sorting I

March 10, 2020.

Sorting is very vital when it comes to the algorithms. As the name suggests sorting algorithms help to sort an unordered list or an array. The thing about sorting algorithms is they're easy in a manner but confusing af.»

Algorithms 101: Searching

March 09, 2020.

There are numerous searching techniques but mosly they rely on the construction of more complex data structures and do the repeated searching via the below most famous techniques.»

Shuffling cards the right way!

February 02, 2020.

The problem with the basic random shuffle is it over shuffles the cards in the deck by selecting each card’s swap from the entire deck every time, which means that some cards are getting moved multiple times!!»

Can't hurt me: Goggins is a superhuman!

May 14, 2020.

This book should be a mandatory read in schools.»

A man called Ove: a feel good black comedy

April 10, 2020.

The beauty of this book is the way we see the lead character grow from a hard-working young boy to a grumpy-natured old man.»

User Registration API using MongoDB

April 23, 2019.

I tried making a user registration API i.e, a simple registration form kinda thing with only sign up and sign in functions as of now»