Author Archives: thetechpreneur

A simple code to calculate runtime

The code below gives the time difference between the execution of two code snippets. It uses the system’s microsecond clock. #include <stdio.h> #include <sys/time.h> void main() { struct timeval tv;         //this structure is defined in the system, and contains the variables tv_sec, //which records seconds, and tv_usec, which records microseconds. struct timeval […]

If This then That

Just stumbled upon If This then That (Ifttt). Ifttt, according to their website, allows you to ‘Put the internet to work for you’. It allows you to create simple recepies that fit the ‘if this then that’ statement. For example, I can seamlessly integrate my gmail account to my calendar so that every time I […]

For Democracy

For Democracy

I’m accused of being a capitalist – a crazy one at that. Not that there’s anything sane about any of them. And not that I’m a true capitalist either. I have a problem with just one idea –  ”From each according to his ability, to each according to his need”. Don’t get me wrong, I […]

The new manager

The new manager

I like to understand. When I have to solve a problem, I like to assimilate information, logically think through it, analyze, make a road-map, and arrive at a solution. And I love this process. I love the challenge of getting around the constraints and building something. A simple, bright, optimal solution. I love the rush […]

entrepreneurship

To be an Entrepreneur

To be an entrepreneur is to love an idea. An idea that makes your hair stand on their ends. An idea that enthralls you, excites you, makes you want to passionately seize it and turn it into something beautiful. An idea you would want to plant, to nurture, to grow. Ideas are rare. Most of […]