The Internet brings us closer together, helps us work remotely and entertains us. We only unplug as we sleep, unless of course you are tracking our sleep in the cloud. We need a slower internet that is made up of communities and individuals who respect each other and the resources
Growing up in the 80s and 90s we had 2 main toothpaste brands Signal and SR. Signal was a minty white paste with red stripes and SR was a minty white paste with no stripes (as I recall). We used to be clearly in 2 camps either Signal or SR.
I did some research on this and it turns out that making and keeping friends is a known issue when you are middle aged.
Rock Bottom Sri Lanka is facing its worse economic crisis since our independence in 1948. Access to cooking gas, fuel, milk food and medical supplies are low. People are in queues for hours at a time to get basic needs. Up to 5 people have died in queues due to
I was looking for a way to help Sri Lankans in this time of crisis. On Thursday I tweeted that I would like to help review resumes (CVs - curriculum vitaes) for IT professionals. > Happy to review #SriLankan [https://twitter.com/hashtag/SriLankan?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw] IT
The internet deserves better things. Right now we are using it mostly for entertainment and shopping. Think about it, social media and streaming services are eating up most of the bandwidth. Our home connection is 99% download and about 1% upload. We are taking way more than we contribute. Cat
Things are quite bleak at the moment in Sri Lanka. Years of neglect, mismanagement and incompetence has lead to the current state of play. Many are (rightly so) considering leaving given the first opportunity. Then there are a handful of people who see a light at the end of the
To me a supermarket is nothing more than a well lit warehouse. You buy things off shelves and checkout yourself. There is no one there to help you unless you catch someone packing the shelves. > There is no personality or engagement. Then again you might not want personality from your
In a time that you don't trust the tech giants to host your group chats people are moving to platforms like WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal. It starts with a few and before you know it you are part of quite a few groups. There are now hundreds of people chatting