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A Chrome extension to track YouTube viewing activity

AUGUST 28, 2020  ·  847 WORDS

I am a firm believer in 'Quantified Self' but my motivation behind it isn't just improving myself. It could simply be something interesting about myself that I can find out. I've written about some of the the things I use to track data about myself in this post. I enjoy [...]

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MAY 05, 2020  ·  671 WORDS

I had been aware of options as a trading instrument for quite some time and it always seemed fascinating. I very recently started trading options on Robinhood (Millennial's 'broker' of choice, despite all of its shortcomings). Robinhood clubs all the option positions together with the equity positions and it becomes [...]

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DECEMBER 12, 2018  ·  2245 WORDS

This was a project for a course I took in college in the Fall of 2018 -- CS 411 (Database Systems) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I wrote this report as part of the submission. The idea behind this project was to create a portal that allowed users [...]

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APRIL 17, 2018  ·  364 WORDS

I was always fascinated by encryption and I wanted to know more about it so I decided to make a web application which would allow encryption and decryption with a key. It is written in node.js and uses ejs templating and css for frontend. Mostly, this was for me to [...]

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APRIL 06, 2018  ·  845 WORDS

I like running but I'm not too motivated to do it everyday. I thought it would be a great idea to bet with people for a fixed duration of time. Whoever runs the most wins. Very simple concept and could have easily been done by straight up just keeping track [...]

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IDN homograph detector

NOVEMBER 29, 2017  ·  613 WORDS

I was taking a database class in the Fall of 2017 and as part of the course I had to work in a group of 4 on a database related project. A team-member introduced me to the problems with IDN homographs. So what exactly is the issue with IDN homographs? [...]

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AUGUST 10, 2017  ·  856 WORDS

LeapFlix was designed to be a Chrome Extension which would skip through intros of popular TV shows on Netflix. Some shows have a cold opening and some have terribly long intros. House of cards has a 90 second video of time lapses from Washington which gets a little old after [...]

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AUGUST 10, 2017  ·  335 WORDS

Whenever I had a few chapters to read, I used to draw circles on a piece of paper and cross them out as I finished each chapter. Just something that got me to work and I used to do it every time. I thought of making it into a web [...]

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NOVEMBER 22, 2016  ·  497 WORDS

This is a project that me and a couple other people worked on at WildHacks 2016 hosted at Northwestern University. We decided to go for the 'best use of Clarifai's API' prize and went through a few ideas before finalizing one. The basic idea of our project was to provide [...]



JULY 12, 2016  ·  972 WORDS

I love watching movies. I have watched most of the IMDb top 250 and many of the popular ones, so it became really hard to find a new movie to watch. I hate to waste my time on an uninteresting movie and also despise trying to search for a good [...]