Personal Wiki

About this page This page is dedicated to commands I use frequently but forget often. An entry qualifies to be on this wiki if upon google search, I see several links are purple. The date reflects the date of the latest update Permission Denied public key Generate SSH Key cd ~/.ssh && ssh-keygen Copy to clipboard cat Add this key to your github account Authenticate git ssh -vT

March 25, 2024

Building an email to calendar LLM

Talk is cheap, show me the code Introduction A common problem my friends and I have is receiving actionable emails whose priorities are medium level. They do require action of some sort ($ \geq lowest\ priority$), but the action is due in the near future ($\leq highest\ priority$). I tend to skim over these emails, get a gist of what is required of me, mark them as unread and promise to get back to them later....

March 25, 2024

Dostoevsky's The Idiot

From Reddit Last fall, I took a class on Dostoevsky. I loved it, and him so much that I did not hesitate to share with my friends snippets from his book. My friends were consistently unimpressed. They simply didn’t understand why a statement such as “I am a fool with a heart but no brains, and you are a fool with brains but no heart; and we’re both unhappy, and we both suffer” is worth sharing....

March 22, 2024

The Stack grows downwards

TLDR : When we say that the stack grows downwards, we mean that we write to the stack starting from the highest memory address to the lowest memory address allocated for the stack and we read from the lowest to the highest memory address allocated. Among the computer systems folks, it’s widely accepted that the stack grows downwards. What does this mean? Background A running process has several regions in the memory: read-only data, code, texts etc....

January 9, 2024

A stronger case of why AI art isn't art.

I’ve been reflecting a lot on this Erick Hoel’s piece. Erick Hoel’s main argument is that art is an act of communication, a special act of consciousness in the production of something beautiful. That art conveys a certain emotional connection, that art, in one way or another conveys the intentionality of the artist, where the intrinsic purpose transcends beyond the material. For Erick Hoel, art depends on a human. Without the human, there’s no consciousness, nor emotional connection....

March 17, 2023


I’ve been thinking of putting this website up for at least four years now. I finally learned Javascript in 2022 and thought that a personal website could extensively use my newly learned skills and a sort of stamp a milestone in my programming career. This will be the fifth year since I started writing code. I contemplated going the third-party route–substack, dev, etc.–but none of those appeals to the sense of responsibility owning my website, I think, would bring....

February 28, 2023