I'm Sai Phanindra. Welcome to my cute little corner on the inter webs! I spend my time reading random Wikipedia articles, self-hosting various software, feeding kittens, and mapping wherever I go on OpenStreetMap. I write about things I love and post some random photos here. (more)

Latest posts

Nov. 16, 2023

Dissecting UPI: a DPI by NPCI which we cannot RTI

Phew, that’s a lot of Is. The terms like Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) and Digital Public Goods (DPG) have been used liberally at the G20 summit, and UPI is India’s poster child for all of this. This post will be a summary of a rabbit hole I dug about UPI, NPCI, and other things. NPCI is the National Payments Corporation of India which is legally a non-profit controlled and funded by the RBI and a bunch of (mostly public) banks.

Oct. 25, 2023

Hello World!

My blog is finally up and running. I will write about how I set this up and other details soon.

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