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TechieJai/README.md

Jaiprakash

A passionate techie

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About Me

A Computer Science graduate from IIT Delhi, I am passionate about leading teams in designing and developing technical systems that impact people.

An avid reader, endurance athlete and a firm believer of multi-disciplinary learning.

My Philosophy

Actions define outcome

People are not born great, passion and hard work make them.

My Articles

Tech
Log Structured Merge (LSM) Trees
Mutual Exclusion
Hash Table in Distributed System
Solid : Design Principles - 3
Design Principles - 2
Design Principles - 1

Leadership
Cricket And Leadership
Management, Prisoners Dilemma and the Tragedy of commons
Leaders and constructive critisicm
Rivigo,Leadership Principles and Choices
Leadership in Engineering

Process
Dream and Development Process
Delivery and Estimation
Agile and Project Management

Books in short
Running and The Body
Belief and you

Health
Start your health journey

Psychology
Willpower vs Strategy: My story from couch potato to half marathon
Illusion and Interviews

Rivigo
Glimpse of the problem being solved at Rivigo

Generic
Book recommendation from 2023
Book recommendation from 2022
Book recommendation from 2021
Book recommendation from 2020
Staying at home and bachelors
Observations of the Mind
Future of remote work

My Recommended Reads

Tech
Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms by Tanenbum & Van Steen
Head First Design Patterns by Eric Freeman
Code Complete by Steve McConnell

Leadership
The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch
Organizational Behavior by Stephens P.Robbins, Timothy A.Judge, Neharika Vohra
HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People by Harvard Business School Press
The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
The Coaching Habit Say Less, Ask More & Change the way you lead forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle
Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

History
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Collapse : How societies Choose to Fail or Survive by Jared Diamond
Hinduism by Ashok Mishra
Back Stage by Montek Singh Ahluwalia
India After Gandhi: The History of the World's largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha

Pshychology
Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Black Swan : The impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The Biggest Bluff : How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova
Behave : The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky
The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton
Influence : The Pshychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini
The Rational Male by Rollo Tomassi
Contagious: How to Build Word of Mouth in the Digital Age by Jonah Berger

Health
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker
How Not to Die by Michael Greger
Don't loose your mind, loose your weight by Rujuta Diwekar

Poetry
Rashmirathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Science
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
A breif history of time by Hawking Stephen
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene
Algorithms to Live By by Brain Christian
How the World Really Works: A Scientist's Guide to Our Past, Present and Future by Vaclav Smil

Running
Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance by Alex Hutchinson
Running & Being: The Total Experience by George Sheehan
26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career by Meb Keflezighi

Generic Non Fiction
Poor Charlie's Almanac by Charles T. Munger
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness by Eric Jorgenson
India's Most Fearless by Shiv Aroor
Tools of Titans by Ferris Timothy

Philosophy
Complete work of Swami Vivekananda by Swami Vivekananda
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman Siddhartha : An Indian Tale by Hermann Hesse
Adiyogi : The Source of Yoga by Sadhguru

Biography/Autobiography
Finding Ultra by Rich Roll
Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins

Evolution
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Matt Ridley
The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life by Kevin Simler
Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress by Christopher Ryan
The Shortest History of Sex by David Baker
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared Diamond
Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution by Leonard Shlain

Fiction
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less by Jeffrey Archer
Foundation (series) by Isaac Asimov

Personal Growth
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

Fun
If the Universe is Teeming with Aliens...Where is Everybody? by Stephen Webb

My Recommended Courses

Professional development: Improve yourself, always
Strategic Management

Endurance

Runs

Half Marathon
Tuffman Gurugram Half Marathon 2024 : 07/04/24 : 1:55:57

Marathon
New Delhi Marathon 2024 : 25/02/24 : 04:21:04

All Time
Distance : 5,020.0 km

Cycling

BRM
BRM 200 : 06/11/22 : 11:09:00

All Time
Distance : 12,833.9 km

Swimming

All Time
Distance : 131.5 km


Last updated at 27-May-2024

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