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

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

Original

Khud ko zamaane ke paimaane pe kuch yoon rijhaane mein lagi hai duniya, Ki gar ba-dastoor ho to taskeen, mukammal ho…   (Translation: Everyone is so blinded in trying to be at par with the society and its norms, that you’d be the most impeccable, and content, if you just remain Original/un-altered) ( ba-dastoor = un-altered; taskeen = satisfaction; mukammal = perfect) Photo by Jaroslav … Continue reading Original