Migrating my hugo blog from Gitlab/AWS S3 to Github Pages with Actions

Until Now - The State of the union This blog is generated using hugo, an awesome static site generator. So far, the workflow I used to deploy it was: Push commit to the source repository on GitLab GitLab CI kicks off on receiving the push CI downloads latest version of hugo and generates the static site Runs aws-cli to sync the new files to AWS S3 S3 serves the static site Cloudflare provides: DNS services (so I can use https://shantanugoel. [Read More]

Patterbuzz - Your Content Your Way

My brother, Amit Goel, has founded a startup “Patterbuzz” which is aiming to disrupt the digital publishing marketplace. Read on for details about it in his words. I can assure you that you don’t want to miss out on this whether you are a publisher or a consumer :) Welcome Offer: Download the app and register your account before 15th December and get 100 Credits FREE!! to download the content of your choice. [Read More]

Apple, Anti-Malware, Patents

Recently, there has been this trend. Blogs look for patents filed by companies and then report on each of them as if they are second coming of Jesus in technology. Especially if it is Apple who is doing the filings. A few days ago, this new patent showed up about Apple’s “new wave approach to fighting malware” with the author giving up half-researched commentary on it. I was intrigued by this news (if you can call it that), not because it’s something new but instead because process isolation is hardly a new concept. [Read More]

Bugs: What you see is not always what it is

Came across a neat nugget of historical information today that yet again proves that the software/hardware bug behavior that you may see on the surface might imply something totally opposite to what the problem actually is. The “bug” existed back in the old times of the floppy drives. These drives seemed to fail very quickly on linux systems compared to MS DOS/Windows. Now, a normal observer would say linux had bad handling of the drives or was doing something messy that made these drives crap out ever so often. [Read More]

Featured in Chip India August 2011 Edition

My project Kinect on PS3 got featured in this month’s Chip magazine :). They have a special gaming edition of Chip Insider which featured the project along with a 2 page interview of mine. If you buy chip, do look out for it on pages 46 and 47. I also have a scanned image of the pages below.

/img/uploads/chip-india-interview-august-2011-1-thumb.jpg
/img/uploads/chip-india-interview-august-2011-2-thumb.jpg