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…

What is knowledge? [Letter]

Dear [redacted], You asked me a very fascinating question earlier. You asked me how to learn -- learning is something I deeply care about and it gave me incredible pleasure to give you an answer, to the best of my ability. I love numbers, sets of things, their ennumerability and…

Happy birthday Vince.

Happy birthday Vincent! I hope you liked those cuff links after all. London, 30 March 1874 Dear Theo, I have received your gift, included in a letter to me, of a guilder intended for the purchase of a pair of cuff links. I thank you very cordially, old man, but…