Sadanand Singh

Principal Research Scientist @whiterabbit.ai, Amateur Photographer, and a Cook

Balushahi Recipe

Another day in the kitchen this weekend calls for another delicacy from my childhood! Samosa and Balushahi were a great combination of savory and sweet things to have on any great occasion! In the last post, we learned to make Samosas, in this one, we are going to prepare Balushahi! Balushahi is a very simple sweet, very much like donoughts! It is similar to a glazed doughnut in terms of ingredients, but differs in texture and taste.

Veggie Samosa Recipe

Samosa, does it need any introduction? I don’t think so! Because samosa is so so common in India (you literally get samosa and tea/chai at every other street corner), I always considered it to be a quintessential Indian delicacy. Aloo Samosa is the most popular snack back home. I specially like the crispy and less spicy version! One of few advantages of COVID-19 quarantine have been the amount of time I have been getting in the kitchen.

YOLO-v4 Object Detector

Object detection is useful for understanding what’s in an image, describing both what is in an image and where those objects are found. In general, there are two different approaches for this task – A typical object detection framework" A typical object detection framework Two-stage object-detection models – There are mainly two stages in these classification based algorithms. In the first stage, it will select a bunch of Region of Interest (ROI) in the image where the chances of objects are high.

Using Novela Theme with Modifications

The world of web design, programming, and specially gatsbyjs has been moving at an astonishing pace. If you have been following me here, you would know, I am all for new, and cleaner looks. Note Note that since moving to 11ty, many of the codes and features described in this post will be broken. Please refer to my archived github repo for any old code. I firmly believe in keeping myself up to date with latest trends so that I do not start lagging behind.

Book Review: The Patient Will See You Now

We all can relate to this common routine at the doctor’s - spending hours in the waiting room next to coughing people, increasing the risk of us getting sicker than we were in the first place. TLDR A Review of The Patient will See You Now | Book by Dr. Eric Topol: Why new technology decreases the need for | hospitals; How an app can save us from a trip to the dermatologist and other doctors; and how | mobile phones will improve health care in the developing world!

Setting up Macbook Pro for Development

I have documented my setup for linux machines before before. However, lately I have been working a lot on my MacBook Pro. In this post, I want to document my setup for my macbook for my own future needs. I am always curious to see how other software developers are setting up their development machines so I figured it would be a good opportunity to share mine. I am a research scientist in AI/Deep Learning and do some software development using Javascript, markdown, etc.

Goodbye 2019, Welcome 2020!

And it’s that time of year again! Most of you must have started planning for a brand new year and a new decade. Keeping up with that spirit, this post is about my plans and expectations regarding this blog space for the upcoming new year. Its been almost 5 years since I started this blog. Those of you who have been following me here, would be aware, this has not been easy to follow at all.

From zsh to fish: A Complete Setup Guide

I have been using zsh for than 4 years now. I ended up with an extensive set of my own changes/configurations on top of zprezto, zplug plugins. You can see all of my changes/configurations in my personal zprezto repo. The features and improvements it makes on plain old bash are impressive. But as my needs change, so does my shell. In this post, I will lay out my motivations for the switch, along with some details of my new configurations and all the gotchas that I had to endure!