Diary of Retail Technologist – Amazon Week# 2 – a quick word on #ClimateChange and #ClimatePledge
Reproduced From – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diary-retail-technologist-quick-word-climatechange-avneendra-arun/ First, a quick plug for my Amazon Data Platform Team – we are hiring aggressively for many positions in Seattle WA, Arlington VA and Bangalore, India, so if you are interested to join my team (or know anyone who will be) do review the positions of Sr. Technical Program Manager / […]
Diary of Retail Technologist – My Week# 1 @ Amazon – Connecting The Dots …
Reproduced From – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diary-retail-technologist-my-week-1-amazon-connecting-arun/ I used to write diaries when I was a kid, I used to blog when I graduated, then I got busy with work+family in last few years and let my writing stop. Last year I started writing but then my enthusiasm died after few posts. Now, last week I had a […]
Diary of retail technologist – Week 4 of Lockdown :: Are we there yet?
Reproduced from – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diary-retail-technologist-week-4-lockdown-we-yet-avneendra-arun/ This is my week 2 of this diary and week#4 of lockdown – it was another heavy week with lot of mind boggling news across globe and around me. The key thing that is on my mind is how long this will go and what are the short term and long […]
Diary of a retail technologist – Week 3 of Lockdown
Reproduced from – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/diary-retail-technologist-week-3-lockdown-avneendra-arun/ I used to write diaries when I was a kid, I used to blog when I graduated, then I got busy with work+family in last few years and let my writing stop. I greatly miss it and hence when I noticed linkedin publishing , I thought to start it again but […]
Github – automate sync between master and gh-pages
I learned on WordCampPhilly-2015 about gh-pages (thanks to Sal), it is a nice github feature to host/showcase static pages. Static pages in GitHub repo as a URL. Branch “gh-pages” + empty file .nojekyll, push to GitHub. #wcphilly Example http://t.co/WFzI4YFjUm — Sal Ferrarello (@salcode) June 14, 2015 So I was just trying to incorporate this on […]
Hello WordPress aka AARUN.ME
I started blogging back in 2003 when I tried all main publishing platforms – blogger.com, wordpress.com and livejournal.com – but at the same time google acquired blogger.com – which finally pushed my decision to settle with blogger.com due to ease of single sign on and availability of many awesome templates. Also, I did not feel like […]
Bharat Ratna :: Why the nomination framework itself needs to change!!
Bharat Ratna (literally meaning Indian Jewel), as we know, is the highest civilian award given in India. However I am not really sure if the framework from which it is given reflects the importance that it has. This week it was pretty evident on media and facebook when Bharat Ratna was awarded to Sachin Tendulkar […]
Wealth Inequality in America, Perception vs Reality
Note to self – as I look through my blog, I notice I haven’t penned down a single post in last 2 years. I can take an excuse of my busy life in last 2 years, but I regret it too and have been thinking for quite some time to break the silence and return […]
Brand Loyalty vs Patriotism (in America vs in India)
Last year I saw an ad “Imported From Detroit” which has become my favourite since then. Every now and then I find myself searching for it on youtube and just listen to it – love the style, the sense, the message. However from the day I saw it – there is one question that keeps […]
LinkedIn is new Facebook, while Facebook is really becoming Orkut!
WARNING: a long and probably pointless post 🙂 so read only if you have nothing better to do 🙂 I signed up on Orkut and Facebok at almost same time (in 2006) … but still in my initial first three years – like most of my friends – I was mostly active on Orkut and […]