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A podcast in Telugu about technology, programming, music, movies, life in the Bay Area and other stuff.

Dec 31, 2015

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...

Dec 29, 2015

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...

Dec 5, 2015

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
  • Ad Networks
  • Google and Facebook
  • Ad-Blocking in Firefox and Chrome
  • iOS 9 content blockers
  • Native ads
  • Facebook Instant Articles
  • Google's...

Nov 23, 2015

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

Jul 22, 2015

We chart the rise of SS Rajamouli over the years, from Shantinivasam to Baahubali.

  • Shantinivasam
  • Student No. 1 and the years of obscurity
  • Simhadri
    • Intensity
    • Inspirations from Braveheart
    • Dialogues and dramatization
  • Sye
    • The villain
  • Chatrapathi
    • Utilizing Prabhas
    • The interval block
  • Vikramarkudu
    • Sleaze in the...