Siddhartha Gunti


How I like to write

Oct 26, 2023

If I am going to write often, might as well figure out how I want to write. Like a runner figuring out what running tracks they like. Here’s my recipe so far:

Down by a grade. Up by a lesson.

Oct 3, 2023

I actively avoid conflict. I can count on one hand the times I've pursued conflict. Such an introverted scared 18 year old me found myself at footsteps of my professor’s cabin...

Logic, Math and Code

Sep 17, 2023

What logic taught me about structured thinking and life.

My hair became my spectacles

Aug 24, 2023

This👇 is the selfie I took in June 2022. I might have taken hundreds of selfies with varying levels of failed pouts. But this one might stay special. Why? - This is the last selfi...

Creating a new programming language

Aug 8, 2023

Ever thought of creating your own programming language? It is not as daunting as it sounds. Here's my walkthrough of creating LISP, our new language, on top of JavaScript.


Jul 7, 2023

I was sent to boarding school at my 8th standard. Not the fancy boarding school you see in a Karan Johar movie. The one in a remote village where my clothes were stolen on day 1.

Conversational trees

Jun 22, 2023

We had two phases for chatbots. The first one was when Facebook created a buzz around chatbots. It died quickly because of how boring and ineffective those chatbots were.

My wedding speech

May 18, 2023

I recently did a standup-of-sorts masked as a groom’s speech. Sharing my script to help grooms make their Netflix special.

6/10 products we launched on Product Hunt hit Top 5

May 12, 2023

A bit of context first. We launched 10 products on Product Hunt in the last 3 years. Each product made it to the top 10. 6 of them reached the top 5.

The day a middle-class family almost didn’t crack JEE

Apr 27, 2023

The year was 2010. I just gave my JEE exam and rushed to watch a movie. When I returned home, my mom told me that they tallied my answers. I got 3/30 correct.

The storybook I wrote

Mar 28, 2023

Wrote a short story for a friend’s son. Created artwork using Midjourney.

For 8 hours, our website served porn

Mar 24, 2023

As much as I'd like to say this is a clickbait title- it is not [1].

Recommended reading list

Mar 21, 2023

Gentleman Bastards series

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