Aaruni Kaushik

Aaruni is currently pursuing his master's course in mathematics at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. An avid reader of trivia and a techno enthusiast in his spare time, he occasionally also writes on a variety of topics. His personal blog can be found here.

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Posts

The WhatsApp Situation

This post is a reprint of my post inspired by WhatsApp’s updated Terms of Service on 4th Jaunary 2020 tl;dr Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014 claiming that the acquisition is out of ambitions leading to the the improvement of the whole web, and promising that WhatsApp will continue to function […]

Filesystem over S3 : s3backer

Note : This note is a reprint of an article from my personal blog, with minor modifications. What is S3? Amazon S3 or Amazon Simple Storage Service is a service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that provides object storage through a web service interface. Amazon S3 uses the same […]

Leidenfrost Effect

Can you heat water so quickly, that it refuses to boil? If you think not, I have some news for you! Enter Dr Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost. In 1756, Dr Leidenfrost wrote the book De Aquae Communis Nonnullis Qualitatibus Tractatus. In the book, he recorded over a hundred properties relating to […]

Natural Selection As A Path Process

Evolution through the process of natural selection is a beautiful process, especially when taken into account the “designed” end result of the random mutation process. Many people argue that the exceedingly complex design of modern organisms can only come about as a result of some greater power and intelligence designing […]