Who: I am a computer scientist, consultant, programmer, sysadmin, author and overall geek, now turned project leader and engineering team manager. I am from Mexico but live in Switzerland with my awesome wife and our two beautiful daughters.
What: I work as the lead of a development team in the Cloud Platform Division of Swisscom, where I am applying my experience and background in security, configuration management, cloud computing and automation to build the next-generation cloud infrastructure for Swisscom and its customers. I am also the author of “Learning CFEngine 3”.
Where: I was born in Argentina, but have moved around all my life. When I was very young I moved to Mexico, where I lived in four different cities before moving to the U.S. to pursue my Ph.D. at Purdue University under the direction of Gene Spafford. Upon finishing my studies, my wife and I decided to go to Switzerland, where I worked at the IBM Zurich Research Lab. Eight years and two kids later, we moved to Mexico in late 2009. In 2015, we moved back to Switzerland.
Long version: If you are interested, here’s my curriculum vitae. For other useless trivia about me, see here.
My online past
About this site
This entire site is generated by Hugo and served by GitHub through the incredibly useful GitHub Pages feature.
Both the source and the generated website are stored in the zzamboni/zzamboni.org GitHub repository, which is devoted to this content. Recently I started using ox-hugo to generate the content from a single source file in org-mode format, although all the older articles and pages are still stored in their original source Markdown files (I gradually convert them whenever I update them). Some of my project pages are stored in the
gh-pages branch of their own github repositories. Since GitHub Pages supports custom domains, all of them can be transparently hosted under the zzamboni.org domain.
I think it’s incredible that all of this infrastructure is so easy to use and available for free.
- C128 Code (code header background) is from the source code listing from my Commodore 128 program Supercataloguer 128.
- Scrabble letters (blog header background) from Pexels, licensed under CC0.
- All other header background photos were taken either by my wife or me.
If you have any concerns or questions about the images used in this site, please let me know.