Tejus Parikh

I'm a software engineer that writes occasionally about building software, software culture, and tech adjacent hobbies. If you want to get in touch, send me an email at [my_first_name]@tejusparikh.com.

Cobbled together data engineering with Ruby, SQLite3, and reveal.js

Posted by Tejus Parikh on January 21, 2024

The blog post momentum died pretty hard pretty quickly, didn’t it. I guess one of the major challenges about blogging about technical topics is that unless you are an actual researcher, when you are doing things that are potentially blog worthy, you don’t actually have the time to write about them. Though in today’s publish or perish world it might just be better to write about things even if you don’t have anything great to talk about. This might be one of those posts.

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Introducing Layoff Bingo

Posted by Tejus Parikh on January 26, 2024

When something bad happens I tend to seek out the funny bit. Tech layoffs are ripe for comedic fodder. There’s always the in-person HR rep attempting to physically exude empathy. Almost always in contrast to a senior executive that has literally just dialed it in. Gallows humor for sure, but sometimes a little levity and delay in processing the impact can go a long way.

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My thoughts on The Economist's: Dawn of the Solar Age

Posted by Tejus Parikh on July 02, 2024

I don’t normally write rehashes of other people’s journalism, but a recent edition of Economist was simply fire. They covered two of the largest topics closest to my brain space right now, solar energy and AI (though the AI bit focused on military applications, well outside my specialty). I’m a co-founder of a solar & AI company, so there was definitely some food for thought.

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