Hi, I’m @visakanv. Call me Visa :-). Here’s what’s on this blog:
I write about marketing. Here’s my master list of recommendations (messy). Reviews of movies and TV shows. A messy place to keep track of my books. And here’s a list of my curiosities. A list of people who’ve influenced me. What I’m up to right now. A bunch of predictions, and my favorite brands
Here’s a post about my childhood and my experiences as a misfit. I probably have some form of ADHD. I think a lot about adulthood, and parenting. Sometimes I write about Singapore. What does it mean to be Indian? If I weren’t a writer I think I’d be into fashion or architecture, both of which I think are subsets of design. I think school is outdated and needs an update, and that we should rethink education. I’ve always been fascinated with media, especially in the age of the hyperlink. I think philosophy should be practical. We don’t examine perception enough. And we should think about death in order to live well. Boredom is a puzzle that can be solved.
louboutins, apple, remix, mcdonalds, power of habit
- Work hard? Me? But I’m Gifted!
- JC sucked for me
- No, I won’t be going to university
- My journey from underachieving student to moderately competent adult
- Advice for a JC student
Career stuff (marketing)
- I’m on the marketing team at ReferralCandy, where I manage the ReferralCandy blog. I’ve helped it grow from 1,000 to 60,000 hits a month. Here’s a list of my best work with ReferralCandy.
- I co-founded Statement.sg, and am looking to expand the Statement blog.
- I’m a three-time Quora Top Writer.
- I wrote a post on Medium titled An Analysis of Power In Mean Girls which got over 20,000 views. It was shared by @alexisohanian, @ev, @nilofer and featured on Uproxx.
- My “How To Bullshit Everyone With A Success Story, Sans Facts” post got shared by @sippey (former VP Product at Twitter) and @vgr from Ribbonfarm.
- I’ve had a blogpost about procrastination hit the front page of Hacker News, which got me over 18,000 hits and all sorts of interesting emails and requests.
- Here are a list of my best Hacker News comments.
- I did an AMA on /r/singapore once, it was pretty well-received. Here’s another submission that did really well.