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Qualifying for EB1 Green Card as a Software Engineer

I recently got my US green card via an EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) petition and many people have been asking me about this I thought I'd share my journey and my learnings.Read More →

4 days ago | 5 min read

Using GitHub Issues for Blog Comments

I wanted to add a comment system to this blog but I didn't want to make visitors suffer with something like Disqus which are tracking-heavy. So I decided to use GitHub issues.Read More →

16 days ago | 1 min read

VEON Pakistan’s Launch and What Startups Can Learn From It

Mobilink partnered with VEON; an Amsterdam-based company, to launch their equivalent of WeChat for Pakistanis. It was interesting to see an…Read More →

4 years ago | 3 min read

Trying out Facebook’s Caffe2

I was amazed by Facebook’s Realtime Style Transfer camera. Which were first seen in the popular Prisma app but that wasn’t realtime and…Read More →

5 years ago | 3 min read

Startup Funding in Pakistan (Infographic)

StartupList.pk now has a good amount of funded startups. So here is a little birds-eye view of how we are doing in terms of getting funded…Read More →

5 years ago | 1 min read

Making Azure Work

If you know anything about cloud, you will know that nothing beats AWS. Any knowledgeable engineer will always choose AWS over Azure or…Read More →

5 years ago | 2 min read

Shortest Way to Deep Learning

Google has brought deep learning a bit more mainstream. They also launched a short Udacity course, but it requires previous knowledge of…Read More →

5 years ago | 2 min read

Summer of Code

Summer of Code is a summer program to help Pakistani developers learn trending frameworks so they can write cool projects they want to…Read More →

6 years ago | 1 min read

Zong 4G Hacked?

TL;DR: Zong’s servers are compromised and are randomly serving ads to it’s internet customers. Read on!Read More →

6 years ago | 2 min read

Gamers’ Void

Remember the time when your grades were bad because everyday after school you would be gaming online with your friends. Friends you had…Read More →

6 years ago | 1 min read

Privileges

Sometimes you meet a person who appears to be less successful than you, even though they are the same age as you. Which results in you…Read More →

6 years ago | 2 min read

Arm Tracking using Pebble

I, as most other owners love my Pebble watch. It is incredible how a simple hardware device (uC + Display + BT + Sensors) strapped to your…Read More →

6 years ago | 3 min read

My Observations about Silicon Valley

So I had the chance to visit The Valley this month. These are my observations about the place in both technical and general sense as a…Read More →

6 years ago | 5 min read

High Performance Mobile Game Development in HTML5

Sometime ago, I had to make a decision on development language / framework for a cross platform mobile game. I had to at the very least…Read More →

6 years ago | 2 min read

Scrollbars: Evolution Gone Wrong

I am a smartphone user and these new touchscreen devices have changed a lot of UI Elements and brought new concepts through this ‘gestures’…Read More →

6 years ago | 1 min read

How To Be Excellent at Something

So you consider yourself useless and worth nothing OR you have nothing unique that differs you from others. You might want to re-evaluate…Read More →

6 years ago | 2 min read

Growing Startup Landscape of Pakistan

StartupList.pk now has the data of about 200+ Pakistani companies.Read More →

6 years ago | 1 min read

Are There Enough Tech Founders in Pakistan?

TL;DR: Apparently, yes. Read on!Read More →

6 years ago | 2 min read