Good Words

Ann Friedman has a page on her site called ‘I Recommend’. I thought it was a cool way to create a permanent record of the people whose work can I vouch for, who have given me a leg-up and the tools that help me live better. Without further ado (arranged by last name):

Peers and collaborators

Giants on whose shoulders…

  • Lalitha akka – For teaching me to be curious about the world
  • Anil Ananthaswamy – For the great conversations about science journalism
  • Thana Al Ansari – For sharing the darkness with me
  • Chitralekha Manohar – For being an amazing friend
  • Thomas Manuel – For being an amazing storyteller
  • Usha R. – My therapist extraordinaire
  • Jahnavi Sen – For being the pillar of rock
  • Siddharth Varadarajan – For being an amazing mentor
  • Varun Vohra – For the second chance


  • Apple Music
  • Atom
  • Digital Ocean
  • Hyper CLI
  • Ola
  • StackExchange
  • Vilano
  • WordPress

This list will be updated from time to time.