Overthinking and Causality

Human psyche loves implied causality and despises anything which incurs a cost function (extra effort) “I roamed across the city all day visiting different local sites; however in the evening I found my wallet missing” If this statement gives you a negative connotation(wallet getting stolen etc.), it means your impulsive mind has automatically formed a judgement on the causality of this event based on whatever … Continue reading Overthinking and Causality

Hacking Bumble Message API

This is being published with the permission of Bumble under the responsible disclosure policy. The vulnerability detailed in this blog post was found through hackerone’s bug bounty program and was closed with the help of the Bumble security team About Bumble: Bumble is a location-based social application that facilitates communication between interested users. Unlike its competition, Bumble adds some unique feature like ‘expiring matches’, ‘gender … Continue reading Hacking Bumble Message API

Satyamev Jayate

That’s the beauty of truth, It’s unfazed by time, people, opinion, majority. It is brazen ; entrenched , constant. It doesn’t change, doesn’t sway . It doesn’t matter how many times it is swindled, cut, carved or rephrased; It doesn’t care if you are with it or against it; It stays. Always. And in the end, it wins. (Satyamev Jayate is Sanskrit for “Truth Alone … Continue reading Satyamev Jayate

Main (Me)

Kal ki uns le,Kal ki taraf badh jaata hoon, Kuch puraani aadatein,Kuch naye shauk apnaata hoon. Bas kuch iss tarah,Main khud ko “Main” banata hoon {Uns = Love; Translation: Gratuitous of the love bestowed in the past,I move towards the future; Some old habits, I keepAnd to somethings new, I venture Infinitely, I concoct this recipeAnd that’s how I thrive to make “me”} Continue reading Main (Me)

People

People are adventures! Some are like carnival – take us on a wild ride.Some are vacations – rejuvenate when by your side Some are libraries, perfect for brainstorming While some are like temples- Revered, sacred, reforming. But the most special are the ones,with whom you feel the affinity,the peace and the content.Where you can be truly natural, with no pretense because they are home…..And no … Continue reading People

The Walk

It seems so vivid,although it has been too long,etched in the memory,like a distant favorite song That starry summer night,the holding of hands,That coy smile..that damned strand Luscious moonlight on your faceAnd as we walked to your place…The hour-glassran out of sand.It was time to let go of the hand So when we embraced, I didn’t knowIt’d be the final let goThat at sunrise you’ll be … Continue reading The Walk