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OTC CatchUp #75

Date: 16-04-2022

Duration: 4 hrs 45 mins

Topics Discussed

  • General introductions.

  • Karuna Tata, Aditya Oberai and Sreekaran Srinath talked about organizing meetups, dealing with large crowds and tips for sponsorships and food.

  • Sreekaran Srinath talked about MLH Fellowship, competitiveness and about his future visit to KubeCon EU at Valencia.

  • Aditya Oberai and Sreekaran Srinath talked about the MLH Coaches program, its requirements, who it’s tailored for.

  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

  • Aditya Oberai and Sreekaran Srinath also spoke about MLH Hackcon, traveling to NYC and delivering talks at Hackcon.

  • Hriday Keswani, Aditya Oberai, and Siddharth Bhatia spoke about developing Windows applications and why it’s so difficult.

  • We talked about OS choices, dual booting, Linux, etc.

  • Harsh Kapadia talked about his experience at the Hack This Fall Mumbai meetup.

  • Harsh Kapadia talked about his favourite part of meetups, which is networking with people and getting to learn from them.

  • We talked about the features of various mobile phone models such as OnePlus, iPhone, etc.

  • Harsh Kapadia asked a doubt about regarding passing variables through functions and bypassing the State variable. (Commit)

  • We talked about how some people in the Crypto community are not ready to accept the issues that exist. (Example)

  • Product Management/Product Manager (PM)

    • We talked about how PM is a multi-faceted role and how it can get split into multiple PM roles (Tech, Growth, etc.) as the project or company grows.

    • We also talked about the Net Promoter Score (NPS) which divides people into Promoters, Passives and Detractors of a product. PMs care a lot about this metric, as it implies how likely a product will experience growth.

    • Ishan Sharma and Kaustubh Khavnekar gave us quite an in-depth view into the SDLC of a product.

    • Ishan Sharma talked about how a product’s design is reviewed by a PM, a Product Designer, the Head of Design and the Head of Product before it is given to be developed.

  • We talked about Elon Musk buying a stake of Twitter.

Meet Screenshot

Meet #75 screenshot

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