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A WordPress Journey

Year 1994 “What do you want to become?”, asked a teacher. “A Software Engineer!”, replied a boy Teacher: “Why?” Boy: “My Mom wants me to become an engineer!” Flash forward … Year 2010 A postgraduate from NYU in Computer Science got placed in Time Inc. as a Front End Developer! He calls his mom and…

Be Your Own Teacher

Be Your Own Teacher

Being born in a middle class Indian-family, you won’t always be the one to make your life decisions, usually it will be your family. It’s really simple; if you are good at science, maths or computers, you will try your best to crack IIT, and if you’re good at accounting/commerce then you will have to…

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Silence always scared me. My parents first noticed my stutter when I was three years old. For the longest time, I thought I would one day be rid of it. I went for speech therapy, I did fluency exercises, I prayed. But now, at age thirty, I’m fairly confident that it’s here to stay. I…

From Freelancer to WordPress Entrepreneur

From Freelancer to WordPress Entrepreneur

Assalam-o-Alaikum (Hello) everyone, I am Muhammad Adnan and I’m deeply involved within WordPress and Google API’s. I love software architecture, wrangling with code and loving the entrepreneurship ride. History The story starts from 2001 when I developed a site for the elder brother of a friend for $10. I was 11th grade student that time…

Changing the Face of Nepal

Changing the Face of Nepal

History When I graduated from high school, 95% of my friends got scholarships abroad for higher education. After studying at one of the best schools of the country and not being able to go abroad for higher studies was a complete “failure”, at least that’s how it’s looked upon here. I wasn’t sure what I…