How to Stop Worrying About Your Website

In 2018 I launched my website WP-Tweaks.com. At the time, I had just lost a major client and was worried about my future income. In the past few years, however, WP-Tweaks has taken off (thanks to Hostgator coupons), and it’s been providing me with a steady income stream for a while. However, like any website […]

In India, Doing Things the “Right” Way is Harder!

When I was in the US, I decided to do the “right” thing and change my savings bank account to an NRI account as required to by the law. You see, I’m a straight arrow type of guy. I like to follow the law of the land and shy away form doing anything remotely shady. […]

Opinion: “Joker” is all Liberal Talking Points

I walked out of the movie hall after watching Joker, thinking “Boy, the right-wing is gonna hate this film”. It’s a total liberal agenda in every respect. So I sat down with a cup of coffee to read the reviews (I always read movie reviews after watching them). Totally prepared for the right-wing outrage. To […]

WP-Tweaks.com for Web Hosting: My Project in 2022

After more than a decade, my flow of blog posts about India has come to an end. Since I no longer live there, it doesn’t make sense for me to write about it anymore. But more importantly, I’ve lost myself in my new project: WP-Tweaks.com. I compare various web hosting products and write reviews and […]

How to Run Leela Chess Engine (LCZero) in Arena at a Specific ELO

Leela chess is the new open source version of AlphaZero. Though you can play against her online, the best feature is the ability to run her at any strength in a local chess GUI like Arena. Here are detailed instructions on how to do that.

Do Indians Hate Air Conditioners?

How often have you heard the following on Facebook, or the comment sections of blogs: “You’re sitting in an air conditioned room and passing judgment”   “People are passing comments from their A/C rooms, without understanding anything”   etc… At first, I was puzzled by this constant reference to air conditioners and ACs. Do we […]

This Guy is an Asshole for Being Rude – Not for Disliking Dogs!

Reading about the story on social media where a girl rejects a guy for not liking dogs. But hardly anyone seems to address the fact that the guy is an outright asshole, by trivializing her feelings, and then insulting her.

Why I Have a Self Hosted Blog

Most of the time, personal bloggers will never need to have a self hosted blog. Using WordPress.com will ensure that you content stays up even after you die, and you don’t have to bother about security, speed, compatibility, and cost.

Challenging an “Islamist” to Kill Me :D

Everyone these days is afraid of the scary Islamists. Well, here’s a big “fuck you” from my end. (Click to enlarge)   I will not be intimidated.

Why I Admire Convenience Loving Americans

The biggest difference between Americans and Europeans, is that the Americans strive for convenience, and are not willing to simply accept life’s difficulties. To my mind, that is praiseworthy.