Answer by Ankur Warikoo:
For 5 years I maintained a daily written log of how I spent my day, hour by hour. Thus calculating the efficiency ratio – percentage of my day spent on "efficient stuff". Aim was to increase that by 10% yoy
Until I met my girlfriend (and current wife) I used to wear cream pants with cream shirts!
I have written my masters thesis on excel! I make presentations on excel as much as I can!
I cried endlessly in high school when I realized that I had got the cube root of 5 wrong, spoiling a 3-mark question completely. I scored 97%!
I also cried when I couldn't (till the last hour) manage a pass to a Stephan Hawking talk in Delhi, when several other lesser mortals (people who wanted to hear a computer talk) had got one!
I have a masters in astrophysics.
I don't think I remain a nerd anymore! :(