- After reading Krishnayan, read Rahul Pandita's 'Our Moon Has Blood Clots'. Amazing read and was moved by reading the plight of Kashmiri Pandit's. A few months back I'd also read a similar book by Bashrat Peer 'Curfewed Nights', which was from the viewpoint of a Kashmiri Muslim.
- Now will start reading Dhruv Bhatt's 'Na Iti'.
- Coronavirus is now in nearby houses as well. Also, in office 2-3 persons are affected. Luckily, I didn't had much interaction with them.
Assume that you're on the verge of dying. You've probably a few months to live. You're suffering from some notorious form of cancer wherein you've very less hope of surviving. And then you think that you've very less time for all the things you wanted to do, for all the things you wanted to say to your loved ones, to your children and to the world. How would you want your children to remember you? Of what you thought about them? Your feelings for them? A few days ago I read the book - The last lecture by Randy Pausch. Randy was a professor at Carnegie Melon University and the book and the lecture is about achieving your childhood dreams. But more than that, I found the book as a good resource on parenting. Here are a few points that I found worth sharing: 1. If I were a painter, I would have painted for them. If I were a musician, I would have composed music. But I am a lecturer. So I lectured. 2. Engineering isn’t about perfect solu