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๐Ÿ‘‹ Hello there! I'm Ajay Pradeep Mahadeven, but you can simply call me "AJ". I hail from the vibrant land of India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ.

๐ŸŒ Currently, I'm stationed in London, UK.

๐ŸŽ“ My academic journey led me to obtain a Master's degree in Software Engineering ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป from the esteemed University of St Andrews ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ.

๐Ÿ“š My earlier academic pursuits focused on Electronics and Communication Engineering ๐Ÿ“ก during my undergraduate studies.

๐Ÿค I'm always open to collaboration opportunities in the realms of Web Development and Blockchain Projects ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ.

๐Ÿง™ Furthermore, I dabble in the "mystic arts๐Ÿช„", which you can find listed below:

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๐ŸŒฑ My professional journey began with an internship at IFortis Corporate in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Here, I wore multiple hats as a marketer, salesperson, and communicator, laying the foundation for my marketing skills.

๐Ÿš€ Shortly afterward, I dived deeper into the startup world as a Marketing Engineer Intern at Recluse Softwares Ltd in Madurai. It was a dynamic environment where I was surrounded by innovation, disruptive marketing strategies, and impactful designs.

๐ŸŒ„ A yearning for exploration led me to take a Gap Year, during which I immersed myself in the rich tapestry of India's diverse cultures. This period was about more than just travel; it was a time of introspection, self-discovery, and personal growth.

๐Ÿน Following my adventures in India, I ventured to Scotland, drawn by the allure of Scotsman Hospitality in St. Andrews. As a Bartender, I honed my skills in a fast-paced environment, mastering the art of mixology with precision and flair.

๐Ÿ’ป I continued my journey as a Web Developer at Bringo Fresh in Uganda, where I crafted digital experiences using Vite.js and Tailwind CSS, creating interactive solutions for users worldwide.

๐Ÿ”ง I worked at Avian IO as a Front-End Developer, contributing to an AI-powered data analytics platform. This role involved developing features for seamless data source connections and natural language-based analysis across 20+ platforms. I've since moved on to new career adventures.

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ My journey took another exciting turn when I joined DDLoop as a Junior Software Engineer. Here, I played a pivotal role in orchestrating the development of a cutting-edge due diligence platform tailored for the Australian legal sector.

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๐Ÿผ The early chapters of my educational journey were written in the scenic hills of Ooty. A quaint little kindergarten called The Cliff School was my haven of learning from where I first imbibed the joys of education, continuing there until the 3th grade. Roll No 128

๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป As I grew older, my academic voyage led me to Laidlaw Memorial School, still in the comforting embrace of Ooty. It was here that I navigated my way from the 4th to the 8th grade, each year etching beautiful memories and lifelong lessons. Roll No 4944

๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿป A change in scenery awaited me after the 8th grade as I shifted to Kodaikanal. Here, at Bhavans Gandhi Vidhyashram, I spent two remarkable years, completing my 9th and 10th grades amidst the tranquility of this hill station. Roll No 2853

๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป Yet again, the winds of change blew me back to Ooty for the final leg of my secondary education. Kotagiri Public School was my sanctuary for two years where I completed my 11th and 12th grades, cherishing every moment of this stage in my life.

๐ŸŽ“ A significant transition awaited me as I moved back to my hometown, Madurai, leaving the picturesque hill stations behind. It was here that I stepped into the world of higher education, joining the K.L.N College of Engineering in Sivagangai for my undergraduate studies. Roll No 173323

โœˆ๏ธ Embarking on an international academic journey, I recently concluded my Master's degree in Software Engineering at the prestigious University of St Andrews in Fife, UK. This transformative experience has been characterized by exploration, adaptation, and continuous learning. I am proud to have completed my studies at the university, earning a distinction for my dissertation and an overall merit.


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๐ŸŽข Adrenaline-Junkie : My thrill-seeking tendencies, often pushing me to dangerous extremes, are a source of worry for my loved ones.

๐Ÿ’Œ Stamps : In my youth, I amassed a collection of stamps, each representing a destination I yearned to visit, reflecting my wanderlust in tangible form.

๐ŸŽค Music : Music, to me, is a universal language that knows no bounds. Despite not being blessed with a melodic voice, I embrace my enthusiasm and sing with uninhibited joy, regardless of the cacophony it may cause.

๐Ÿ’ƒ ABCD : Dance, for me, is all about feeling the rhythm and losing myself in the beats. I wholeheartedly embrace the mantra, "Anyone can dance!" and so, I dance with abandon, as though each might be my last.

๐Ÿ— Cooking : My culinary skills shine especially in Indian cuisine, with my signature dish being the renowned "Chicken-65". My friends can attest to the irresistible allure of this dish, and rest assured, once you've tasted it, you'll find yourself yearning for more.

๐Ÿ’ช Body-Building : Inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu, I began pushing my physical limits at the age of 17, driven by a desire to unlock my body's full potential and strength.

๐ŸŽฝ Sports : Beyond bodybuilding, I'm adept at chess, badminton, basketball, and cricket. Additionally, I'm an avid follower of Formula 1, a passion kindled by my father.

๐Ÿ“– Reading :Raised away from home, I discovered solace in the pages of books, using them as both a source of inspiration and an escape during difficult times. The first "Tinkle Magazine" I read marked the beginning of my lifelong reading journey, spanning various genres from novels to biographies. This passion was nurtured further by my grandfather, who often recommended and gifted me various books, further fueling my love for reading.

๐Ÿ“ธ Photography: Ever since childhood, photography has been my way of translating the world for those I share it with. The film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)" was a canon event for me, sparking a passion to capture moments worth remembering. If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don't like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it (๐Ÿ˜‰).

๐Ÿƒ Zen and Meditation ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ: Quite by accident, I stumbled upon the concepts of Zen and meditation, specifically mindfulness. The more I read books and scriptures about these practices, the more intrigued I became, particularly about the art of letting go.

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Listening to:

My Replay Playlists (Based on Year):


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Favourite Word - Hope ๐ŸŒŸ

Favourite Subject in School - Computer Science ๐Ÿ’ป

Favourite Marvel Character - Spider-Man ๐Ÿ•ท

Favourite DC Character - Batman ๐Ÿฆ‡

Favourite Memory - A joint family trip to Queensland, Chennai (2008) โœˆ๏ธ๐ŸŒด

Favourite Car - Aston Martin DB5 ๐Ÿš—

Favourite Video Console - PlayStation 2 ๐Ÿ•น

Favourite Type of Exercise - Deadlifts ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Favourite Book - The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho ๐Ÿ“–

Favourite Poem - โ€œRoll the Diceโ€ by Charles Bukowski ๐Ÿ“œ

Favourite Electronic Item - Apple iPod Touch 3 ๐ŸŽต

Favourite Animal - Dog ๐Ÿ•

Favourite Gift - A Casio G-Shock (GA-100A) gifted by my father. โŒš


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๐Ÿ’ซ "Beautiful things don't ask for attention."

๐Ÿ‘Š "Fall down seven times, get up eight."

โณ "No Amount of Money bought a second of Time."

๐ŸŒŒ "The universe always falls in love with a stubborn heart."

๐Ÿ’จ โ€œLife moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.โ€

๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ โ€œRegret for wasted time is more wasted time โ€

๐Ÿฆธ"If you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they can't stop you, then you become something else entirely, A Legend."

๐Ÿ’–"Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure."

๐ŸŽญ "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players."

๐Ÿ‘ผ "Oh, and there are angels by the way. They don't have wings and live in clouds. They wear nurse's uniforms and work hard to pay the rent on their houses. Some work for charities because they can't look the other way. Some have four legs and bark. But whatever they look like, they all save lives. Sometimes you bump into them. And you marry them."

๐Ÿ’ช "Caring about stuff, that's what really matters. Kindness. Making other people feel good. That's the real superpower."

๐ŸŽก "My dad used to say life's like a ride at the fair. Exciting, scary, fast. And you can only go round once. You have the best time till you can't take any more. Then it slows down, and you see someone else waiting to get on. They need your seat."

๐Ÿงช "Science makes us understand how to stay alive longer. Feelings give us the reason to want to."

๐Ÿšถ "Whatever happens, life has to move on !"

๐Ÿšญ "Don't punish your lungs to heal your heart."

๐ŸฅŠ โ€œThe world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place, and I don't care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done! Now if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth, but you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you! You're better than that!โ€

๐Ÿ”™ โ€œYou can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.โ€

๐ŸŽ "Because sometimes the truth isn't good enough. Sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded."

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš€ "Love Is The One Thing we're capable of perceiving That Transcends dimensions of Time And Space."

๐ŸŽ– "They say we won. They didn't say what we lost."

๐ŸŒ… "Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't, and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it."

๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™‚๏ธ "A Hero Can Be Anyone, Even Someone Doing Something As Simple And Reassuring As Putting A Coat Around A Little Boy's Shoulders To Let Him Him Know The World Hadn't Ended."

๐Ÿ‘‘ "A King may move a man, a father may claim a son, but remember that even when those who move you be Kings, or men of power, your soul is in your keeping alone. When you stand before God, you cannot say, 'But I was told by others to do thus.' Or that, 'Virtue was not convenient at the time.' This will not suffice. Remember that."

โฐ "Those times when you get up early and you work hard, those times when you stay up late and you work hard, those times when you don't feel like working, you're too tired, you don't want to push yourself, but you do it anyway. That is actually the dream. That's the dream. It's not the destination, it's the journey."

๐ŸŒ„ "Don't let your past blackmail your present, to ruin your beautiful future."

๐Ÿ‹ "When life gives you lemons? Don't make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! GET MAD! 'I don't want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these?"

๐Ÿƒ "It's when you start to become really afraid of death that you learn to appreciate life."

๐ŸŒŒ "He left so unceremoniously. It broke my heart .I suppose in the end the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye."

๐ŸงŠ "The deeper into this I went and the better I got. And the more people I cut out, the quieter my life got."

๐Ÿ‘น "The pain, it will leave you once it's finished teaching you."

๐Ÿงญ "All your life you've been figthing to feel pain. You need to fight for purpose."

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ "In life, focus on the small, everyday decisions like what to eat, what to wear, and where to go. Life will take care of the big decisions for you."

๐Ÿ“ท "We're all so frightened by time, the way it moves on and the way things disappear. That's why we're photographers. We're preservationists by nature. We take pictures to stop time, to commit moments to eternity."

๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿผ "The family you have, that makes you rich. The friends you choose, that makes them family. And with these things, you'll never feel small.โ€

๐ŸŒ™ "Sometimes, the people we like don't like us back, it's painful and there's nothing we can do about it. I do understand; I know what it's like when someone doesn't feel the same way about you... someone you can't stop thinking about. It hurts, but you can't make people like you. Love isn't about grand gestures or the moon and the stars . It's just dumb luck. Sometimes you meet someone who feels the same way, and then sometimes you're unlucky. One day, you're gonna meet someone who appreciates you for who you are. I mean, there are seven billion people on the planet. I know one of them is gonna climb up on a moon for you."

๐Ÿ’› "The power of unrequited love is beyond comparison. Unlike other relationships, it's not shared between two people; it is mine and mine only. There's no better love than that. If you gamble in the name of love, stake what you like. What's to fear? How wonderful if you win! Even if you lose, all is not lost."


May the force be with you!

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