Setting up my personal website using Nikola

Last year, I had to migrate my web pages very quickly to my own server because changes in my Institute's website made it difficult for me to continue to host my web pages there. My old web site was set up more than two decades ago using raw html, and it used php for on-the-fly… Continue reading Setting up my personal website using Nikola


Digital wills and printable password vaults

Digital Wills Digital wills are mechanisms that determine who has access to our digital data after death. One of the critical challenges for transmitting online and offline digital data is the transmission of passwords. Offline digital data is the data in our laptops and various storage devices. Transmitting this data is relatively easy because the… Continue reading Digital wills and printable password vaults

From Software Bloat to Minimalism

Maciej Ceglowski has a fascinating blog post in which he argues that the popular form of Moore’s Law (“computers always get faster and more capable”) is beginning to break down, but it does not matter because “the devices we use are becoming ‘good enough’”. However, as Ceglowski points out, stagnating computing power turns software bloat… Continue reading From Software Bloat to Minimalism