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Search user experience on Twitter – improvement

October 17th, 2015

Categories: Design | Observations | Product

A suggestion to make twitter search user experience better. Twitter search suggestion is split into two parts- first four suggestion are keyword suggestions followed by 6 user suggestions matching the keyword. I’m sure people at Twitter have done research to show that more people search for tweets containing their keywords than for user names that […]

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CCavenue billing address vs shipping address screen improvement

October 10th, 2015

Categories: Design | Product

While using PrintBucket, I reached ccavenue for payment. CCavenue has messed up a simple interface and ruined the user experience. They already have the user’s shipping address from a previous screen and if a user does not check the box “My billing and shipping address are different” then they should copy the shipping address to […]

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The mark of a good leader

September 20th, 2015

Categories: Learning | Observations

One of the most essential characters of a good leader/manager is the willingness to nurture & grow others and not being afraid of losing the ‘Pedestal place’. When I read this text in James Herriot’s ‘All creatures great and small’, I came across this exact characteristic being displayed by Mr. Siegfried. Context of the below […]

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Practo – a small suggestion

September 14th, 2015

Categories: Design | Product

The search is a little tough to use and understand. As a user I want to search for an ortho specialist in Velachery, Chennai. problem: By default the search box shows Bangalore. I click on that box and type the city ‘Chennai’ and there is no auto-suggest. So I click on the next search box […]

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Hats off to this tournament

September 8th, 2015

Categories: Grateful | Learning

“The mind is willing, but the flesh is weak!” I thought as I walked slowly to the sideline to get substituted for the 3rd time within the first 8 points. It was the second game of the second day, which was the fourth game for me in this tournament and I was really drained from […]

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To great friendships

August 5th, 2015

Categories: Learning

There are certain events in life that one never forgets. I’m going to write of one specific to inception of a friendship. I have very few close friends, one of them is a friend called Sam. Before going to that event I’d like to tell something about how I happened to think of that event […]

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Wallet payment is more than just one step less

July 18th, 2015

Categories: Observations | Product

I love to take my own car when I visit any nearby cities (less than 1000 km) and one of the main reasons I love driving my own car is the convenience of NOT having to haggle with auto people after getting out of the Railway station or Bus Stand. When Uber came along, I […]

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Pen Holder

July 3rd, 2015

Categories: Project

An ordinary Friday evening, I was bored and just staring at the partition in office. A colleague had hung a business card with cello tape. I started wondering what could I hang that will be of use. A pen stand. I thought “I will make one and hang it. It has to be light, say, […]

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The woes that come with an Amazon Kindle

July 2nd, 2015

Categories: Observations | Product

I have been using an Amazon Kindle 6” Touch for the last 4 years. A friend of mine brought it for me from the UK. Over the last 3 years, I have recommended this device to a lot of my friends and some of them bought it and use it even now. I did not […]

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Learning to Juggle

June 17th, 2015

Categories: Learning

I’ve always been amazed at that art – juggling. It’s intriguing how that is done. Looks simple, yet when one tries, fumbles like a baby learning to walk. So I wanted to give it a try. “I’m always doing that which I don’t know how to do in order that I may learn how to […]

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