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  • Harshad Joshi 3:50 pm on October 23, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , badge, ,   

    The good old badge  

    It has been more then 2 decades I brought myself a badge…get these badges and more if you are a puneri punekar like me

  • Harshad Joshi 4:16 pm on October 8, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 4G, feature phone, Jio, jio volte, VoLTE   

    The wishlist for my phone  

    It’s no secret that I want to own a jio feature phone that does nothing more then just making and receiving VoLTE calls, because to be honest, I am bored of touch screen handsets that have a standard fixed design..and a battery life that needs recharge every single day… 

    Original jio phone is just a candy bar design with usual T9 keyboard that was quite mainstream till 2007, but I have a wishlist of features I want on that phone..

    1. The flip phone design – I had owned moto razr v3i from 2006 to 2010,and it was arguable the best designed and much coveted phone before iPhone with its sophisticated touchscreen and graphics took over world (along with Android), however, these modern Droids don’t give the satisfactory feel of snapping flipphone to end calls

    2. Physical qwerty keyboard – ok, can they bring a physical qwerty keyboard if making flipphone design is not considered!?

    I don’t require too much camera power etc, but then I won’t complain if someone enterprising brings up an android flip phone (Samsung did but never launched it in India, and I am not a huge fan of TouchWiz interface)

    Maybe sometimes I have too much wishful thinking, sometimes over the limit, but again, who doesnt… 😉 😁 

  • Harshad Joshi 3:08 pm on September 18, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: etc, , rants, thinking, wtf   

    The story of bruised ego 

    There is fucking nothing more immature and pathetic like nursing your bruised ego for whatever reasons and whoever you are. ​Maturity is being able to feel nothing after getting ego bruised.

    Or maybe it is getting used to get your ego bruised frequently to a point where you feel nothing…. 😉

    Whatever #randomthink

  • Harshad Joshi 3:18 pm on September 13, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , iPhone 8, iPhone X, ,   

    Thoughts on future of mobile os and handset design 

    Slowly but surely, by adapting most features present in Android, iPhone is turning into a polished version of Android that probably Google planned but never implemented.

    In few iterations of releases, there will be a point when both os will become increasingly similar wrt appearance, apps, Ecosystem etc. The market will saturate and consumers overwhelmed by the experience will once again switch to a simple phone that does what it is supposed to do – make and receive phone calls. In coming 5 years, the market for no nonsense feature phones will rise again. #prediction

    Either make a dedicated camera, or laptop running IOS, Android, leave humble phone alone…personally i would prefer a flip phone or qwerty keyboard handset.

  • Harshad Joshi 3:24 pm on July 26, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Kargil, ,   


                       A TRIBUTE TO KARGIL

            In this dark and nasty world, full of disgust…

            Leading from the front, looking at the Moon……

            His shadow goes back home,

            leaving him all alone…
            For some time there were cloud’s of gloom!
            But, suddenly, then sounded the bells of DOOM!

            Upon the one,

            who tried to swallow…….

            a part of merry land, full of mellow!
            They were chased away in hot pursuit,

            forcing to leave away their every foot!
            Never to return, Never to see,

            A mighty land, full of devotion,

            To a strongest ocean!
    Harry Joshi


    Muktangan English School & Junior Collage

    Pune 411009

  • Harshad Joshi 4:51 pm on July 13, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , LoRa, LoRaWAN, ,   

    Hello LoRa 

  • Harshad Joshi 6:26 pm on July 2, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2G, ai thinker, , , , gprs, , ,   

    Hello A6 gsm gprs module 

  • Harshad Joshi 6:17 pm on June 18, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , hero, icc,   

    The story of defeat in cricket 

    There is no fucking story of defeat in cricket because there is no twist or turn or logic in it – just few simple things we need to realize. 

    India is traditionally a hero or God worshiping nation and the belief that God or some hero will rise and rescue us from almost all life problems and make us live happily ever after is very dominant among more then 70% masses…so be it politics, economy or sports, we are hell bent on creating hero’s or demi gods out of certain individuals with hope that their victories or triumphs will give us positive affirmations in facing daily life issues etc. 

    This is why a simple cricket team defeat hurts us so much. It’s hard to see your gods getting defeated..more hard when they lose with almost no fight. 

    So how to get over it – become a hero yourself or better – become a god.. 

    It’s so easy to become so – start by doing your work efficiently, or with more dedication so good that you no longer require hero’s or demi gods to reaffirm beliefs in lifes goodness.. 

    Guess this much is enough,more will follow shortly

  • Harshad Joshi 1:05 pm on June 15, 2017 Permalink | Reply  


    Holy cow, 6 months of 2017 have already got over in a fizz so fast!!! 

  • Harshad Joshi 3:33 pm on May 13, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , life tips, , , rant, Tips   

    Some fucking useful tips  

    Some fucking useful tips to prevent yourself from getting pissed off too often. 
    1. Buy a well spaced and ergonomic keyboard. That way it won’t fucking affect your wrists and you won’t get rsi or carpel tunnel syndrome that early. You will concentrate on working more then just feeling that nagging pain. 
    2. Buy a good monitor with full HD resolution. 
    3. Buy good quality headphones so that you prevent fucking negative people barking around you. 
    4. Don’t ever hide emotions for any reasons whatsoever…if you like someone say so. If you hate someone say so. 

    Be prepared to accept bricks because you are a badass. 
    5. Disable that fucking autocorrect and for that you must fucking know your spellings right. 
    6. Use this phase –  fuck off to anything that pissed you.
    Yeah that completes it.

  • Harshad Joshi 12:30 pm on May 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Bluetooth, esp32, , firmware, , lua, ,   

    Hello ESP32 

    Say hello to this new esp32 WiFi+BLE development board. It has lua firmware preloaded on it, and source code can be obtained from this link

    More will follow when I start actual development on it. Right now esp8266 is working good. 

  • Harshad Joshi 12:24 pm on May 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , computer games, Diablo, , , , teenage, Video games,   

    The story of nostalgia 

    I played this game way back in November of 1997 AD on a pentium 150 mhz, 16 mb RAM, 1.8 GB HDD running windows 95 plus! 

    Almost 20 years have passed by and I still love this game. Some memories are beautiful no matrer what.. 

  • Harshad Joshi 12:18 pm on May 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    The story of being positive  

    Do not fret if a girl rejects your proposal; she probably just saved your money and stress, bruises, unhappiness you might have gone through during, after a divorce

    Yeah! 😂  

  • Harshad Joshi 6:09 pm on May 3, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , maturity, , short ideas, ,   

    The story of maturity 

    There is no freaking story – maturity is when you know your fucking limits and you fucking stay in your limits without crossing it. 

    Everyone benifits from it – you are the one getting most of them 😂

  • Harshad Joshi 5:54 pm on May 3, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , intellect, , ,   

    The story of wisdom.  

    There is no freaking story – just keep your mind open and just do things that are right, even if they seemingly look hard.  

    That is wisdom. 

    (I wanted to write something very awesome cinematic stuff, but because I am wise, I just wrote what is needed) 

  • Harshad Joshi 3:45 pm on January 15, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: automation, , , , , , , ,   

    Blinking lights 

    Esp8266 interfaced with MQTT server running on my local raspberry pi. 

    A simple switch turns led on and off. 

  • Harshad Joshi 1:51 pm on January 10, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , electronics, , gpio, , , microcontroller, , raspberry pi, ,   

    Hello ESP8266 

  • Harshad Joshi 4:25 pm on December 8, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , , , tax   

    Demonetisation – 1 month later 

    ​1 month of demonetisation – I think I experienced all possible life emotions I knew so far in this one month.

  • Harshad Joshi 6:11 am on November 19, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: enigma 8, , , , , relaxing   

    Enigmatic encounters  

  • Harshad Joshi 3:42 pm on November 16, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 500, cash, currency, , , , Finance, government, , , ,   

    ​Demonetisation – the great leveler.  

    Few days ago you were so happy, confident and relaxed with those mighty high currency notes that could buy you anything you needed. You never worried about things like coins, small amount cash etc. 

    One day suddenly everything changed. You desperately tried to search every place for high denomination note you had. Cash turned into a precious commodity. You were in a situation you never had been before. You never imagined it to be real. Easier said then done..that is part of life. We all yearn for everything till it happens and takes us by surprise.. 

    Now you are in a line to convert cash or deposit money…looking around you realize you are not alone. There are so many like you. You are no longer a part an exclusive comfort zone life. You know get to see people from all strata of society crowding in there for cash. 
    That sense of peace when you realize…you are not alone. 
    Everything starts to make reason after that – right from where it begins and where it is going to end. You are a part of that change. It is a positive change. 
    All it took one narendra modi and just 15 minutes announcement and all of a sudden – we are all levelized by demonetisation…

    Everything is tough in the beginning. This is no exception. Live through it. Experience the past. Enjoy the present. 
    The future is bright.

  • Harshad Joshi 6:55 am on November 13, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , micropoetry, , passion, ,   

    Fall of a rebel angel 

    All men fall..
    There’s a peak.And then, whoosh!, the
    warrior finally learned how to fly

    ‘Fall of a rebel angel’
    by Harshad, Anuraag & Adarsh
    Made in the HaikuJAM app

  • Harshad Joshi 5:48 pm on October 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , emoji, , , , , ,   

    Meme for today 

    ₹1 off on my amazon purchase! I am so thankful 😂 

  • Harshad Joshi 2:02 pm on October 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: bravery, , , , , , , , ,   

    For the Indian army 

    This diwali, remember the brave soldiers guarding our borders and making sure we manage to enjoy our daily life. 
    Thank you Indian Army for protecting us. 

    Thank you Indian Army for being there everytime we need you. 

    Thank you Indian Army for the sacrifices you make for us . 

    I stand with Indian army. I stand with Indian government. 

  • Harshad Joshi 8:47 am on October 23, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , humor, , ,   

    Bad milk  

    That’s wrong milk 😝😉

  • Harshad Joshi 2:23 pm on October 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Parrot haiku 

    October evening sky.. 

    Green parrot on tree..  

    Is your beak painted freshly?! 

  • Harshad Joshi 2:20 pm on October 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , 🌈, , , , , , , rainbow, ,   

    October rainbow  

    First rainbow 🌈 of 2016.. I liked it… 

  • Harshad Joshi 7:07 am on September 18, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , ,   

    Meme for today  

    Check out this creation made with #PicsArt by me at

  • Harshad Joshi 3:07 pm on September 16, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Lenovo, Lenovo K4 note, ,   

    Hello Lenovo  

    Hello lenovo 
    This is my first ever Lenovo handset and it is all set to replace combination of an old nokia and oneplus one that I am using since last 11 months or so.
    Plus points of this handset 
    1. Almost stock android ui and runs on marshmellow (after update) 
    2. Dual Sim device. Can accommodate my personal and office sim card. No need to carry 2 handsets like I am doing right now. 
    3. Has radio 📻 – an fm radio is quite good esp when I visit places having less or no 3g coverage. And my audio collection is quite small…cant hear same songs for long time. Oneplus one sadely misses out on  fm radio! 
    4. Gorilla glass protection – must have feature for all phones released and to be released in India. 
    5. 3 GB ram – now its bare minimum to have 2 GB ram so 3 is quite sufficient for an year now. 
    Minus points (few but yes, kinda annoying factors) 
    1. No back light on capacitive buttons or onscreen buttons – why!?!?  Even my first Android from 2013 –  micromax had back-lit buttons. Oneplus one has bot features of having onscreen and dimly lit capacitive touch keys..
    2. mediatek processor and soc –  after using snapdragon 8 series on opo, everything rest seems slow. Personally I have prejudiced views for mediatek brand. 
    3. Price –  I purchased it for 11k. At this processors features, the price should have been max 9k.  
    4. Fast charging –  not sure if it has these features. 
    5. Bugs – my sisters phone used to crash randomly during phone calls after updating to marshmallow. Hope I don’t get these bugs. 

  • Harshad Joshi 12:32 pm on September 8, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , iPhone 7, OnePlus 3,   

    The 7th edition of iPhone  

    People spending ₹70000 for iPhone shows 

    1. People have got lot of money to spend

    2. People have got tremendous low iq 

    3. Both 1 and 2 points are correct. 

    IPhone is quite good phone but no matter what fanboys say or believe, spending so much on one fragile piece of hardware that gets obsolete in 1.5 years is totally unwarranted for. 

    For less then half the price we get an awesome oneplus 3 and for 1/10th of price we get xiaomi android phones that provide quite usable functionality –  and a fm radio too that iPhone still does not have, a dual Sim facility that iPhone users can dream of, expandable memory that iPhone will probably never have. 

    Whatever. Burn your money the way you want to 😉

  • Harshad Joshi 2:10 pm on August 21, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: English songs, , pop music, , retro, , Sunday evening,   

    We will be together  

  • Harshad Joshi 12:41 pm on August 15, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Algorithms, , Dipa Karmakar, Gymnastic, , , , , Pressure, Rio2016, ,   

    the jinx of 4 

    I think there is something unlucky about us indians when we enter the finals of competitive events, example like Olympics..

    1. Milkha Singh – came 4th in Rome Olympics in 60s.
    2. PT Usha – came 4th in 80s.
    3. Abhinav Bindra – stood 4th in Rio 2016 Olympics
    4. Dipa Karmakar – 4th in final vault events in 2016 Olympics.

    All came close..but so close and so far..the first 3 take glory, rest disappear in oblivion…

    What might be the possible reason we Indians falter at the very last moment ? Is it the fitness issue or lack of practice or inability to handle high pressure or lack of final killing instinct move thought that prevents us from getting to glory? Or is it mix of all?

    In my life so far, i have realized that inability to handle pressure is #1 reason why most of us fail to give our 100% effort in accomplishing certain tasks. This pressure can arise due to many factors but is there any way to minimize pressure or ultimately reduce it to a level that its presence makes no difference ?

    May be there is. Right now i am reading this informative book – to know about how to handle high pressure backed up by science..i have not finished reading it but so far whatever i read has got good content.

    I am also thinking of – ‘algorithmizing life using patterns‘ using my computer science background to understand more about life and how to deal with it. I bet knowingly or unknowingly we make use of algorithms to take decisions in life but few are aware of it and virtually no documentation exists that can relate cs algorithms to life..

    What is relation in life decisions and pressure handling? Simple – take best decisions and prevent getting in pressure cooker like situations. Of course it is not so easy to eliminate pressure completely from life, but who knows – by observing life patterns, documenting them and maybe trying to algorithmize them, we can greatly reduce stress that arises in pressure situations and lead a better life, make efficient use of resources..i was thinking on this concept since quite long  but found today to write something about it..

    I wrote this post because last night i watched Dipa Karmakar getting 4th place in Olympic Gymnastic finals and just felt – how is it to face high pressure while competing with top athletes *with terrible burden of expectations from almost quarter of 1.5 billion indian population*

    Scary even to think but this girl almost made it. It was tough luck but maybe next time she might make it. Till it happens, praying for rest of indian contingent to win atleast one medal in #rio2016

    Also, wishing you all a Happy Independence Day 2016. May the future be good and awesome for all.


  • Harshad Joshi 11:00 am on July 17, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , augmented reality, , pokémon, Pokémon go,   

    Pokémon go  

    And thus it begins…pokémon go is the new craze and I have joined the bandwagon… 😉 

  • Harshad Joshi 4:27 pm on July 16, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Arnold Schwarzenegger, , , gif, , , , Kate Winslet, , spoof, Titanic   

    Titanic the barbarian  

    I laughed so hard, milk came out of my nose..👃 

  • Harshad Joshi 5:35 pm on July 13, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: हायकू, , , , , ,   

    एक पावसाळी रात्र 

    थंड पावसाळी रात्र..

    थेंबांचा आवाज

    पुन्हा परत शांत

  • Harshad Joshi 4:47 pm on June 23, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , earth, , , , , , , , ,   

    Start of monsoon 


  • Harshad Joshi 11:34 am on June 19, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    June sun 


  • Harshad Joshi 1:26 pm on May 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , calm, , , , , , , , , , ,   

    50 shades of blue and green 


  • Harshad Joshi 3:20 pm on May 24, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: afternoon, , , , , , , , ,   

    Miles from the eyes of noon 


  • Harshad Joshi 4:58 am on May 5, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    Sky in may 


  • Harshad Joshi 3:06 pm on March 28, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    Dark clouds golden lining 


  • Harshad Joshi 11:46 am on March 22, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: c programming, , computer science, fibonacci, , , recursion   

    Fibonacci sequence 


  • Harshad Joshi 5:31 pm on March 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    The cross of changes 


  • Harshad Joshi 6:20 pm on February 24, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    The crossing point of light 


  • Harshad Joshi 2:50 pm on February 14, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , , , , valentine day,   

    Valentine day 


  • Harshad Joshi 3:58 pm on January 28, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , 🚀, , rocket,   



  • Harshad Joshi 5:17 pm on January 11, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , 🌅, , January, , , , , sunrise   

    Winter sun 


  • Harshad Joshi 5:38 am on December 28, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , December, , , kite, , ,   

    Basking in winter sun 


  • Harshad Joshi 3:36 am on December 15, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , geocities, , www,   

    Remembering geocities 


  • Harshad Joshi 5:16 am on December 13, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , ,   

    Blue and yellow 


  • Harshad Joshi 5:51 am on November 24, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , android4desktop, , , , ,   

    Android4desktop first look 


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