Remember Google?


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?

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Sri Lanka darknet’s top 3 sites


Sri Lanka darknet's three busiest (non pornographic) sites : a 3 minute overview

Twitteroff : Social media fasting


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

.lk domain names you’ll never see


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

Digital fatigue


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

OS X Sinhala language display capability – mid 2011


Sinhala language display capability on OS X has improved. It actually readable since I last whined about it 3 years ago. All that's require is installing Nick Shank's Mac version of Malithi Web (there are other fonts for those with the time to Google further). Its easy on the eyes on my Macbook pro running … Continue reading OS X Sinhala language display capability – mid 2011

I parë në gjuhën shqipe blog post (first blog post in Albanian)


This blog post is written in Albanian. Click here for a translation. Ky është postimi i parë mi blog në shqip. Unë nuk flas shqip. I shkroi këtë në anglisht. I përdorur Google përkthehet për të krijuar fjalë shqipe jeni duke e lexuar. Pra, pse është një person nga Sri Lanka shkrim një blog post … Continue reading I parë në gjuhën shqipe blog post (first blog post in Albanian)