Featured on Google’s Instagram

23 Feb 2018 - 1 minute read
categories: misc projects

Featured on Google’s Instagram Page. View this post on Instagram Using our open-source machine learning framework TensorFlow, self-taught coder Rohan invented an app that provides nutritional info on food just by snapping a picture of it. See our story today for more on this computer science rockstar from New Delhi. #SearchOn A post shared by Google (@google) on Feb 21, 2018 at 11:35am PST

Rendezvous with a Reflection – Screenplay

06 May 2017 - 18 minute read
categories: misc tags: cinema psychology sociology

“Rendezvous with a Reflection” [First Draft] by Padamja Gupta Rohan Verma (Group – “Untitled”) A girl, struggling to accept reality, confronted by her own reflection. Instructor: Shrimoy Chaudhury Course: Psychoanalytic Films through Historical Lens  ACT I FADE IN: A long shot of New Delhi and the skyline. The sun is rising breaking dawn. Camera pans to visuals of empty shopping streets being lit with the morning sunlight.


09 Feb 2017 - 7 minute read
categories: misc tags: sociology

Las Meninas[1] In Lacan’s seminars, he discussed the artists Cézanne, Holbein and Velasquez. In each case the fil rouge which connected Lacan’s thought was the idea of shifts in perspective leading to ways in which the artist had produced a work that evoked the experience of the “gaze”. In Seminar XIII, in discussing Velasquez’ Las Meninas, Lacan identifies the “picture within the picture” which we see Velasquez working on, as the Vorstellungsrepräsentanz , the representative of the representation.

Today my phone was acting strange as it…

25 Jan 2017 - 1 minute read
categories: misc tags: android

Today my phone was acting strange, as it immediately crashed after opening the notification drawer. I was baffled with why this was happening as my phone was working perfectly fine until yesterday. Finally, I had no option but to attempt to see the logs using adb shell logcat and try to figure out what was going on. There was a peculiar error message relating to starting an event a 8:00 AM and I was completely unable to figure out what was causing it.