Rajath Ramakrishna

random ramblings

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Jan 24, 2019
2018 in Review
2018 went by really quick. It was one of the more eventful years - packed with activities, travel, new hobbies, experiences and accomplishments.…
Mar 9, 2016
The Dreaded 65k Method Limit on Android
If you’re an Android developer, it’s likely that you have experienced this at least a few times during your development.…
Jan 16, 2016
Two Months With Project Fi
It’s been 2 months since I started using Project Fi on my Nexus 6P and I thought I’ll write my review about it.…
Jan 9, 2016
Book Review: Alchemist
Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is the first book I read in 2016. This book had been in my to-read list for quite a while now and I thought I’ll give it a read.…
Jan 2, 2016
2015 - Lessons Learned
I saw a couple of posts about what people did in 2015 (this and this) that inspired me to write my own.…
Mar 14, 2015
Macbook users must swap Caps Lock and Ctrl Keys. Seriously!
I tell this to everyone I meet who uses a MacBook. I mean, come on. People who are used to using a Windows keyboard put their pinky on the bottom left key of the keyboard to reach for the control key, and it’s easy to reach too since the Ctrl key is pretty wide.…
Jan 7, 2015
Taskr - the simplest task management app
I started off 2015 by making an Android app. I created a very simple todo list app called Taskr. This was mainly to brush up my Android skills and get my hands dirty while digging into Material Design.…
May 10, 2014
Graduated :)
Today I graduated with Masters in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Chicago. It’s been about two years since I came to this country and I had some really nice experiences working with my project mates, doing my internship, attending meetups and hackathons, spending sleepless nights working on projects and assignments while surviving on pizza, and sometimes coffee.…
May 3, 2014
Weekly Noise #16 - Wrap up and future enhancements
All in all, this project was an extremely interesting one. We got to learn a lot from this project, especially being new to Android development.…
Apr 26, 2014
Weekly Noise #15 - Experimental Results
Two phones were used as part of testing – LG Nexus 4 and HTC One. Logging was done multiple times during the day, between 11am and 5pm.…