Being heard

If you're not being heard, it does not mean you're right. Most of the time, it's just that the other guy is bigger asshole than you.

विहान हुन तारा झर्नु पर्दैन

विहान हुन तारा झर्नु पर्दैन, सूर्य उदाय पुग्छ देश बन्न कोही मर्नु पर्दैन, जनता ननिदाए पुग्छ ।


If everyone agrees then we're discussing a wrong topic.

Most harm is done by people...

Most harm is done by people who think they are good or doing good, not realizing they are happening to do bad unto others, unintentionally most of the time.

Dunning Kruger Effect in real life

It talks about the construction of the Harvard Convention Center, and how the builders raised problems that the architects ignored, because their fancy new computer said it would be fine. It also describes a gripping story of smokejumpers (parachuting firefighters) jumping into a situation that goes out-of-control and talks about who was trapped by their training, and who found creativity when that training failed.

Things I believe

Core Keep it simple, stupid. You ain't gonna need it. Instrospect: Before, while and after. Don't get personally attached. Be prepared to throw away something you’ve done in order to do something different. Always look for better ways of doing things. “Good enough” is good enough for now only. Defaults matter. The path of least resistance should always be the best path. Maintain your standard, from the beginning. Use task queues and batches of reasonable sizes whenever possible. Parallize and P…

Optimize Video for Web

Encode the video with adequate quality and bitrate. Move the moov atom to the beginning of the video so that streaming is faster. Enable partial download support on server. Optionally, enalbe HLS and Dash streaming for variable network. Use CDN and caching mechanisms at edge locations. Use p2p and torrent mechanism for videos at scale. References Optimizing MP4 Video for Fast Streaming Understanding Rate Control Modes (x264, x265, vpx)