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I am elated see a lot of volunteer groups springing up like mushrooms to help people out during any crisis. The second wave of Covid-19 in India is nothing less than a disaster comprised of both system failure and systemic failure.
In spite of the chaos of people dying on…
Shopping has become one of the most time-consuming activities in our daily lives.
Imagine how a typical shopping would look like. You had to travel to the shopping center. find a suitable parking place. find your way to the maze of product aisles, put them in the cart, intelligently decide what queue to stand behind, wait for each product to be scanned, billed, and then get back home.
The very shopping activity alone would take you around 1–3 hours to complete for a weekly shopper. This roughly translates to 52–156 hours or to put it 2–7 days per year. Wooh! Isn’t this huge? Wait we haven’t yet taken into account the amount of time you spend scrolling through the page of amazon for your other not available locally purchases.
One year passed and I am yet to have the product I set out to build the way I wanted it. Not everything can be attributed to the technical challenges mentioned in the previous posts. I had to attend to other things in life.
Jumping into the web development…
I had the following options for deployment. The below point summaries the ways to deploy both the MERN stack and Django.
Now lets come to the development setup. I use a MacBook Air with just 4 GB of ram and it eats up half of it by default. MacBook Air seemed to be good due to its portability, sleekness, and all other stuff except for programming, data analysis, gaming, etc due…
The setup mentioned in the previous posts though took several months of learning and experimentation. It ended up being bulk and complicated. It was not something that could be maintained by myself or a small team that I could eventually assemble.
I ended up here by searching for the best…
Armed with this decision I set out to learn and build the MVP.
To start I had good knowledge in analytics with R and Python. I had built a couple of analytical dashboards. Since the core functionality was to provide with predictive analytics my default choice was Python.
Here are a couple of ways you can get your tech idea into the market fast
This is easier said than done. Especially because there needs to be trust and conviction that the idea is valuable enough to make efforts and take risks. It’s important to choose people who can…
Imagine for a moment you were given a cheap chocolate/toy as a 7-year-old, how much would you have valued it?
That moment of experience is nothing but one small part of life.
For a poor refugee kid who had to flee his home just to barely survive…