Hi, I’m Priydarshi. I like to break things, and I like to build things. dryairship is an anagram of my first name, and my username on most online platforms.
I mostly work with computers, and usually develop exciting software. I also take a special interest in cybersecurity. I am currently working with Foyer, and will soon be joining Optiver. I have previously worked with Amazon, The Linux Foundation, C3i Center and HackCave.
I studied at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, where I graduated with a B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering, and a total of five minors in Computer Science and Linguistics. While at IITK, I was associated with the Programming Club, the Quiz Club, and the Institute Aquatics Team. I was also awarded the Director’s Gold Medal at IIT Kanpur for outstanding all-round achievement and leadership.
I like learning languages and am currently working on my Spanish and Dutch. You can talk to me about: security, history, linguistics, software. You may find some of my blogs interesting if you like these topics too.
Responsible for the security audit of Pingala, which is the campus automation portal of IIT Kanpur.
I found and reported ways to bypass various security checks and thereby gain unauthorized access to data.
A cryptographically secure web portal to manage online elections. The software has been used for the following elections at IIT Kanpur:
A messenger bot that can ask you GK questions, built for the Facebook Messaging Hackathon. You can chat with the bot on Facebook Messenger at m.me/quizkitty
My client for IITBucks - a custom blockchain based cryptocurrency
Developed a web app for efficient inventory management across various departments of the NGO Vitraag Vigyaan