Bad UX is Good Business

Let me start by summarizing this awesome essay from Andrew Chen. Andrew argues that things like A/B testing the landing pages which produces 10%ish increase in conversion do not really increase the bottom line of the company by 10%. This is because the changes in landing page affect the “low intent” visitors than the “high […]

Can we really achieve a Global Village

On July 10th of 2018, in accordance with the philosophy of the celebrated marvel villain Thanos, half of the r/thanosdidnothingwrong subredditers were banned. Over six hundred thousand users participated in the biggest social event of 2018 including celebrities like the Russo Brothers and Josh Brolin. This probably was the epitome of Marshal Mcluhan’s global village […]

Why you shouldn’t post your political views on Facebook.

Source The 2019 elections are coming up and you are preparing to turn your Facebook feed into a “House of Cards”ish political drama. Don’t. There are a shit ton of reasons why you shouldn’t post your political views on facebook but, let’s first discuss few reasons why you would want to post them. 1] You […]

One week of Algo-free lifestyle

I probably spend 80% of my free time on the internet. Of this probably 95% is spent on sites/apps which heavily personalize their content for me. These sites and services try to learn anything and everything about me and use it to distract me, suck up as much of my attention as they can. Facebook/ […]

Five questions you must ask in a maid interview.

So, you have shortlisted a few maids you might hire. Hiring an FDW is a bigger deal than you might think. Afterall you are hiring someone to stay in your home twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Your kids would probably see her more than you for next few years, or you might […]

How to hire a maid in Singapore without maid agency?

Many employment agencies in Singapore will have you believe that it is impossible to hire a maid without a maid employment agency. However, that is not true. It is indeed pretty straightforward and easy to directly hire a transfer maid, especially with prowidor.com. Prowidor.com is a platform that connects maids in Singapore looking for transfer […]

The real cost of hiring a maid in Singapore

Hiring a maid or FDW in Singapore is not a cheap affair. Here are some of the costs associated which you may not consider in the first glance Salary: The monthly salary of the FDW which can be between 450 to 700 SGD depending upon the skillset you require. Bonds and Insurance: You need to […]

Three things you need to know before hiring an FDW

Source Hiring an FDW is a bigger deal than you might think. Afterall you are hiring someone to stay in your home twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Here are three important points that you may easily overlook but are very critical. 1] Know the Law. The Ministry of Manpower, Singapore dictates all the […]

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