Why the new website ?
I need a website. After the tragic demise of my old website hosted on HIOX.com, after it got hacked by Bagladeshi Black Hat hackers, I never got the time to resurrect my website. The fact that its working now means that I am bored and I have free time on my hands.
Why Octopress ?
Firstly one should learn from their mistakes. But when I got hacked I couldn’t figure out where exactly the problem was. Was it the cPanel of HIOX.com which was faulty or did the attack originate from the loop hole in Wordpress plugin which I used to power my blog ? Wordpress team says that it was due to mistake of the website owners on their support site but then I am not a person who leaves too many loose ends nor uses weak passwords(I may not know too much but I do know a thing or two).
Second the idea of a statically generated website intrigues me. After all metaprogramming is cool. Who wouldn’t love the idea of a program which writes a program. I mean thats one of the ways you can enter Nolan’s shoes.
What to expect in future ?
More technical rambling…