Not many people remember Google these days. Most need to look it up. A sad irony for a company whose name was once a verb for that very act. Now it is a historical foot note. An academic short hand for dominance killed by ecological shifts. At its peak, Google's algorithms defined human knowledge in … Continue reading Remember Google?
Sri Lanka darknet's three busiest (non pornographic) sites : a 3 minute overview
Social media fasting, is basically some form of abstinence from social media. For me it means avoiding interacting on twitter - which I've done for the past few days. The tweeple I follow are too informed and interesting to drop it completely. Another hurdle is the dangerously addictive 55 word Sri Lankan Stories project. The … Continue reading Twitteroff : Social media fasting
Updated list Ministry Of Co-ordinating Reconciliation And Brotherhood: ministryofcrab.gov.lk (formally part of the Dept of Fisheries during the war) Shanth International Transport Aviation (now owned of Ravana Aviation) sita.ravana.lk The original list Lanka Transport Technology Emporium: ltte.lk t56.lk terranvista.lk (groundviews.lk forwards to rentacar.lk) xxx.lk and obviously, sex.lk Foundation for Analytical Research and Teaching (just use … Continue reading .lk domain names you’ll never see
It makes social media feel like excrement. The brain is too tired for the horrors of television. Haven’t touched flickr in ages and I can’t the thought of a tweet. When did I last use a paint brush ? Or dared to see if the acrylics haven’t dried in their tubes. I don’t know and … Continue reading Digital fatigue