A fateful letter

I wrote this letter (yes, it was actually an email) to someone who means a lot to me and who I look up to, on the eve of 7th August 2014. The events that followed were both ill-fated and hilarious but while the details of those days fade from memory,…

My Priorities [UPDATED]

Introduction List of priorities in decending order (importance = 1/n) [0] Base [0.1] Knowledge creation and assimilation [0.1999...99] Ensuring happiness of Self [0.2000...01] Ensuring happiness of Loved Ones [1] Values [1.1] Maintain integrity at all cost [1.2] Try your utmost not to hurt…

My Principles

Introduction List of principles (source: miscellany) to imbibe Principles Logic, reason and common sense must trump everything else in decision-making While logic drives decisions, recognize that feelings and emotions are very relevant as well and must be given room for expression in the process. Optimize for the long term Put…

Our values here at HornOK

Values and Principles Values form an integral part of the company at HornOK. We at HornOK take our values very seriously. We believe that organizations evolve and grow very much like living beings. If we are to be a living being, we’d like to be one with a conscience.…

Sunny side up: fringe benefits of a troubled mind [Talk]

This talk was given at VIMHANS, New Delhi on World Mental Health Day. Versions of this are also scheduled for a few other talks. Hello everyone, I am Diwank. I am an engineer and an entrepreneur. I dropped out of college when I was 19. Since then, I have mainly…