My experience with TransferWise to transfer money to India from USA

I wanted to transfer $2000 to India and thought of using TransferWise. I’ve been a Xoom user for a very long time and it worked well. Though I love Xoom’s near instant money transfers to India, I’m a bit disappointed by their exchange rates. When I compared US Dollar to Rupee exchange rates, TransferWise is …

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Borrow or Buy Books Read By Mark Zuckerberg – A Year of Books

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, has been reading very interesting book since the beginning of this year. With my recent interest in reading books, I started following the books he is reading. There are few websites that track the books read by Mark, but I found it is time consuming to figure availability of …

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Google salutes moms around the world with a doodle

Google never misses to show its doodle love for big occasions. To mark Mother’s Day celebration today, Google is showing a very special animation of several kinds of mothers(animal and human) protecting their cute little ones. If you haven’t seen the animation yet, check it out at www.google.com Google doodler Olivia Huynh said Happy Mother’s Day …

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Calm – A perfect app to introduce yourself to meditation

I’m like many of those who want to learn and practice meditation but could not find time. Though many meditation courses are offered around the neighbourhood where I live, finding 2 to 3 hours time required(get ready, drive, meditate & return home) to attend those classes is always hard. Other priorities like taking care of weekend chores at …

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Google Chrome – How to restore your privacy with blank New Tab Page

Most of us love using Google Chrome browser but not its privacy invading features. The most annoying feature is its new tab page that shows thumbnails of frequently visited websites. I use Chrome at work as well as at home and always find it annoying to see all websites I browse on leisure popping up …

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Solving Kaggle’s Bike Sharing Demand Machine Learning Problem

Kaggle.com hosts a lot of interesting machine learning problems online and thousands of its members compete to solve them for a bounty. Problems hosted on Kaggle has varying complexity to accomodate newbies to rock star developers – few problems are good enough for  newbies to learn basics of machine learning and few of them challenge …

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