State of consumer tech Is the mobile war over? State of VR State of AR What is Apple doing with AR? Tablets vs desktops WWDC and Apple's latest product announcements iPad Pro iMac Pro HomePod and AirPods The next iPhone - what's coming
Ravi and Sasi discuss their obsession about latest reality TV star and Tamil Nadu heartthrob - Oviya Helen. Please make sure you check the "Links" for references during the podcast. Introduction Interest in Bigboss tamil and when it started Oviya’s Intro from hosts Discussion about Oviya’s good and bad qualities A brief overview of other characters: Gayathri Sakthi Julie Snehan Arav Isolation of Oviya in the house Oviya and Arav’s love Snehan support for Oviya Oviya’s Exit and Kamal’s reaction Winner gu...
Aravind & Ravi reminisce about their tennis memories and wrap up with Wimbledon 2017 hot takes. Childhood memories about Tennis Ravi's Federer fanaticism Aravind's Nadal fandom Federer vs Nadal Nadal vs. Djokovic: Here We Are Again, My Friend The General Joy Of Roger Federer, Wimbledon Champion Once Again Roger Federer As Religious Experience...
Still not done with Baahubali? Here's Part 2 of our mega-review where we talk about our issues with the film, some thought experiments, some trivia and end with collections and records. Rate Telugu Bytes on Apple (iTunes) Podcasts - link Issues with the film Plot contrivances and characters Pacing issues Bit songs VFX Interval card and ending Thought experiments What if it was just one big film? Director's cut Blu-Ray release Trivia Things we noticed Reviewing the Reviews Indian reviews Internat...
Can't get enough of Baahubali? Here's Part 1 of our mega-review where we talk about our favorite moments, the plot, characters, performances and technical aspects of Baahubali 2 - the toast of India right now. Our rating Movie watching experience Favorite moments in the film Scene-by-scene commentary Characters of Baahubali 2 Amarendra Baahubali Devasena Sivagami Bhalladeva Kattappa Performances Technical aspects Cinematography Music and Background Score VFX Production design Screenplay and Directio...
Praveen and Ravi talk about origins of AI, recent advancements in AI and its impact on society. Bill Nye Saves The World Episode 3 - Machines Take Over the World: https://www.netflix.com/title/80117748 The Arrival of Artificial Intelligence: https://stratechery.com/2017/the-arrival-of-artificial-intelligence/ How Aristotle Created the Computer: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/03/aristotle-computer/518697/ Subbarao Kambhampati - President of AAAI: http://rakaposhi.eas.asu.edu/...
Acclaim for Part 1 Part 2 delay Trailer release Trailer reactions VFX Glitches Story clues from the trailer WKKB? Is Sivagami involved? Why the Krishna lullaby? Who does Kattappa owe fealty to? (Learnt a new word - fealty, thanks to Spidy!) Book: The Rise of Sivagami Undue emphasis on WKKB by makers Songs Hamsa Nava Dandalayya More drama in Part 2? Trade Predictions Spidy: 1000cr Success in China Premiere show ticket pricing Marketing Audio release function Social media M...
What is this episode about? Nothing Telugu Bytes Quarterly Report Website revamp Recent episodes Tharun Bhasker’s feedback Backstories Who are our audience? An analysis Logo Refresh History of our logo Saawan’s design Our take Recent movies PK’s movies and Katamarayudu Programming Interviews - Part 3? Dhruv’s recent job change Why? What he’ll be working on Interview Prep String questions Dynamic Programming Graphs System Design! LeetCode Communication Skills At workplace Brilliant jerks ...
Ravi sits down with Tarun Cherukuri, his childhood friend and CEO of INDUS Action, for two part interview. In the second part, they talk about: Tarun's experience at his first job in Unilever Experiences which turned him to social service Life at Teach for India Experience at Harvard Starting and Leading IndusAction If you haven't listened yet, please listen 032 - Interview with Tarun (Part 1) Links INDUS Action: https://www.indusaction.org/project-team Tarun Cherukuri: https://in.linkedin.com/in/tarunch...
Ravi sits down with Tarun Cherukuri, his childhood friend and CEO of INDUS Action, for two part interview. Their experiences at VPS, Vijayawada His passion for sports and Badminton His experiences at BITS Pilani Interviewing and landing a job (Continued in Part 2) Links INDUS Action: https://www.indusaction.org/project-team Tarun Cherukuri: https://in.linkedin.com/in/taruncherukuri Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarunch Tarun goes to Harvard: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/vij...
After almost an year later, Aravind and Ravi get back to discuss one of their favorite topic - trips to India. They talk about Ravi's recent trip to India and his experiences. Follow up Air India (SFO to Delhi) Progress in Vijayawada Temples in Tirupati and Thanjavur Staying in Chennai Sankranthi Movies Next episode guest!...
Dhruv and Aravind talk about the 2016 Telugu rom-com/coming-of-age film Pelli Choopulu. Our take on the film Dhruv Aravind Success of the film Budget Run in the USA Indie films and distribution models Thoughts on the film Story Screenplay Characterizations Treatment Dialogues The Telangana dialect Tharun Bhasker's idlebrain postmortem Thoughts on acting Vijay Deverakonda Ritu Verma Priyadarshi Anish Kuruvilla Nandu Kedar Shankar The crew Cinematography (Nagesh Banell) Production design (Latha ...
Ravi & Aravind ponder over how software release process has evolved last decade Instagram Release Process Jenkins 2.0 Here Disclaimer: The views expressed in this episode are ours and do not represent those of our employers....
On its tenth anniversary, Ravi, Aravind and Dhruv do a
scene-by-scene review of the Puri-Mahesh blockbuster and even
try to derive some life lessons from the film.
Our quick take on the film
Flashback to 2006
Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdIwjSBIW4w
Experience watching the film for the first time
The pre-climax twist
Google movie summary https://www.google.com/search?q=pokiri
Fights in the film
One-liners of the film
In this episode, Dhruv, Praveen & Aravind get together & chat about their cricketing memories, favorite matches, upcoming T20 cricket world cup in India, current Indian team & their chances, and players around the world to watch out.
Playing Cricket and my Eternal Damnation by Dhruv...
On our 25th episode, Ravi and Dhruv look back at what went well and what didn't.
Looking back at the flashback
Inspirations and lessons learnt from them
State of podcasting in India and future
Our new strategy
Introducing our new hosts
What didn't go well
Q & A format
Lack of scripts and preparation
What went well
The name "Telugu Bytes"
Rise in recording quality
Ravi - Nannaku Prematho
Dhruv - Programming Inter...
Aravind is back from India after a long trip and shares his thoughts on the weather, philanthropy, education, IT and everything else happening in India.
Teach for India
Folllow Tarun Cherukuri on Facebook
Hindu coverage of Tarun...
Dhruv and Aravind try to follow follow follow follow Sukumar's latest thriller Nannaku Prematho. This episode is full of spoilers.
Sukumar's 3 Cs - Concept, Creativity and.. we'll talk about the third later.
3 kinds of moviegoers and how Sukumar impresses them
3 lead roles and how they performed
Supporting cast and crew
3 roles of Sukumar - story, screenplay and direction - how he did
3 favorite scenes in the film of ours
The third C is *---*---*---*
Complaints about th...
Gmail history and pioneers of AJAX
Advent of JQuery
Facebook reverses MobileWeb approach
Praveen concludes that lack of diversity in client side languages forced developers to bootstrap various Server side paradigms as JS frameworks...
Dhruv Vemula and 'Spidy' Sri Atluru talk about the best Telugu and English films they've seen in 2015, and the worst ones..
Telugu films including Baahubali, Srimanthudu, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, Bruce Lee, Akhil etc.
English films including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World, Mad Max, Star Wars etc.
Other good films we might have missed...
We have a second guest after Spidy at Telugubytes. In this episode, Ravi talks to Praveen, longtime listener of Telugubytes, Software Engineer at Uber & Paypal about his career as Software Engineer and how he got started.
Praveen and Ravi reminisce about their early days of grad school
Praveen explains how he prepared and what it takes to succeed in interviews.
Experience at Uber versus Paypal
Ondemand economy and its implications on future
Follow us at Twitter for updates about the show - @telugubytes, Y...
With iOS9, the discussion on web ads and ad-blockers has gone mainstream. In this episode, Dhruv and Ravi have a discussion on the topic.
Origin of web ads
Newspaper ads and TV ads
Google and Facebook
Ad-Blocking in Firefox and Chrome
iOS 9 content blockers
Facebook Instant Articles
Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)...
We discuss the success of Baahubali and discuss if it can change the way Telugu films are produced and marketed.
Ticket prices and the "range" of Telugu films
Baahubali's production and financing
Remunerations of Telugu film stars
Collections and fan wars...
We chart the rise of SS Rajamouli over the years, from Shantinivasam to Baahubali.
Student No. 1 and the years of obscurity
Inspirations from Braveheart
Dialogues and dramatization
The interval block
Sleaze in the first half
The mass appeal
The pre-interval scene
His best story?
Periods of sustained drama
His influences, inspirations and claims of pla...
Dhruv and Spidy (Sri Atluru) attempt a review of Baahubali.
This episode is full of spoilers. Please watch the movie before you listen. Please!
We sometimes slip into English during the conversation. It's not deliberate. Excuse us.
We sometimes refer to celebrities (cast and crew) in the singular (athadu, vaadu). This is purely because it's a casual conversation between friends. We mean no disrespect - we love and adore them!
How we liked the movie
Talk from the audience
Announcement, budget, marketing...