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Samagra Day #2

Jargon Alert: This piece is intended for a very specific audience 🙂


Continuing the momentum from Day#1, SF Hari Ravikumar, in his opening address to the convention, implored the students to ask all kinds of questions instead of being passive participants. The venues for different workshops having been announced, the participants quickly trickled out, leaving the main auditorium to SF Karla Palma and her flock of attendees.

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Jargon Alert: This piece is meant for a very specific audience 🙂

The past week has been difficult. I’ve struggled with a growing void that’s been gnawing at my soul since we parted ways with the visiting fellows from other campuses at the conclusion of Samagra.

It’s over.

In hindsight, all the chaos and late night caffeine leading up to the conference was worth it. Working with other fellows and the chance to meet an incredibly amazing bunch of people has been a profound and a very defining Melton moment for all of us. Continue reading Samagra

My Digital Fortress

I devote countless hours of my time trying out severely twisted patterns in the 3×3 Pattern Gridlock that guards my android phone. Then, after narrowing down on the most convoluted combination, begins the process of further ‘entanglement’- introducing isolated mutations to the pattern to beat a potential hacker’s intuition and dismantle any lingering vestiges of predictability in it. A great deal of deliberation goes into this.
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