Md. Jawed Ahmed
Experienced IT Professional based out of Kolkata in India.

Sonar Bangla Resort, Taki

July 2019
www.jawed.in Jawed Ahmed visit to Sonar Bangla Resort in Taki

I visited Taki in June this year along with a couple of colleagues of mine. We drove down from Kolkata. We started around six and were at the resort by 9:30 am. The roads are single carriage way for most of the route, but since its close by it was not such a big deal. […]

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Standard Chartered-Mumbai Marathon 2015

July 2019

I ran the Mumbai Half-Marathon in 2015. Though it was not planned, but circumstances landed me with a nomination and by the time I realised, it was too late to back out. My workplace(Omniactives) had a tie-up with an NGO and they were sponsoring the Dream Run nominations for the Standard Chartered- Mumbai Marathon in […]

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Google Sheets Mail Merge : Advanced

February 2019

Introduction Last year, during Christmas, I was looking out for an easy to use script to send out Personalised e-Cards using the power of Google. But unfortunately I could not find a readily available solution. A few solutions were available but they were not free or not ready-to-use. So I just looked at the Google […]

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Instructable : Temperature Logger

February 2019

I have been wanting to document this instructable for quite a while. I finished the first prototype around 2 years ago and have made a few more full-fledged loggers since then. They are working properly in real life situations for more than a year now. This gives me the confidence to share the project on […]

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West Lodge Bungalow, Mahabaleshwar

February 2019

Booking Experience I visited Mahabaleshwar with a few of my friends recently. We made an impromptu plan and then started looking around  for places to stay in the hill station. Since the dates were decided on a short notice and it being a holiday season, most of the places were either booked or too costly. […]

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Surprising winner : OnePlus

February 2019

For the first time since they were launched in India, OnePlus phones have become the highest selling in the above Rs. 30,000 category. They are selling more than Apple and Samsung. One of the reasons why this is surprising is they have a very small as spend as compared to these Giants. The phones provide […]

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Bike chain maintenance

February 2019

Motorcycle chains are an important part of the bike both from the perspective of performance and safety. But more often than not they are ignored. And the only maintenance they get is (if at all) lubrication when the mechanic feels like it. Any bike chain needs three things. Cleaning Lubrication Tightening The performance bikes need […]

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NodeMCU


A nodeMCU is the cheapest and the smallest IoT device which you can buy. It features a fast processor, ample I/O pins and a WiFi connection. It also has an inbuilt regulator so you are good to go with voltages upto 12v. The device has an micro USB connector as well. This is helpful as […]

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Bike Rides


Why I live going out on bike rides. I have been going on bike rides for the last 18 years. I rode a Royal Enfield bullet motorcycle till 2016. I got myself a second bike in 2016. After looking around at the available options I zeroed on to the Yamaha R3. I am fond of […]

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Rubik’s Cube

February 2019

Of late I have taken an unhealthy (LoL !) obsession to the Rubik’s Cube. Initially it started as a curiosity but once I memorized the different moves I started carrying the cube with me all the time and kept solving it even when with people…much to their annoyance.

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Perfect Cup of Tea


You need 150 ml of water, 30 ml of milk, one tea bag. . The water+milk mix has to be microwaved for 40 to 50 sec and then dip the tea bag and let it brew for 5 mins. And you will have the perfect cup of tea ready. If you want it strong then […]

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Yamaha Receiver RX V457

January 2019

I just picked up a used Yamaha Receiver from Olx. I was on the lookout for one for the past few weeks and to my luck I found one that matched my budget.This is an entry level Receiver with oy 85 watts per channel but I guess it’s sufficient for most purposes.

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