The Online Lives of Young Children in Sri Lanka

Nicholas Carlisle, Founder/President of Power of Zero and No Bully, has interviewed me few months back on 'The Online Lives of Young Children in Sri Lanka' as part of their series on the online lives of young children across the world. Power of Zero is a global campaign to reshape early learning for a connected world. It focuses on… Continue reading The Online Lives of Young Children in Sri Lanka

Hithawathi හිතවතී

You are a female. Imagine a scenario where you get bullied, trolled or blackmailed on internet. Or that happens to someone you know, someone you care. Ask them to call 0114216062. Hithawathi is a timely initiative launched by LK domain to support the ones who get distressed on internet in Sri Lanka. Hithawathi has a… Continue reading Hithawathi හිතවතී

Do we really care about our data ?

It's 3 days since the facebook data hack. It appears there's so much more to the consequences than we thought. Because facebook is larger than life with more than 2 billion accounts and we are so connected to it for our daily work and life, we carry on despite all the warnings out there. The activists,… Continue reading Do we really care about our data ?

Is your phone getting slower ?

There's an ongoing drama between Apple Inc. and iphone users. Users had complained their phones are getting slowed down. Apple admitted it is a technical glitch, and few customers have sued the company. Hardware or software issues had nothing to do with what slowed down my phone, it was something else. I'm a Samusung Note… Continue reading Is your phone getting slower ?

Managing what will increases your success now?

The hype about information economy is everywhere. The headlines scream some audacious thinking. Information is the new crude oil. Data is driving business. Information is everything. Manage it or die. The thing is- information is now in abundance. We create enormous amounts of data. No one, even machines can not keep track of the amount… Continue reading Managing what will increases your success now?

Balancing social media

I went to tweetupSL 7 yesterday. I have missed last 2 years. So many new young faces, and the interactions gave me the flavour of young aspirations and new trends in social media. Right now, the intensity of  interaction is high, one of the main factors is the inclusion of local languages. It's much more… Continue reading Balancing social media

Attention: Apply urgently.

  "I have been impressed with the urgency of doing, knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." ~ Leonardo Da Vinci I'm surprised about how much busy we are. No one seems to have time. Parents don't have time for their kids. Managers don't have time for… Continue reading Attention: Apply urgently.

Is giving tabs/smartphones an answer ?

Someone asked me "Do you think giving smartphones and tabs to school teachers , students and government officials, a good answer ?" My answer was " It depends on the answer you are seeking " Yes, you may solve the accessibility problem. May be that will help the receiver be more connected. But with out… Continue reading Is giving tabs/smartphones an answer ?

Breaking point

Every single human being has a breaking point. Whatever the situation, hygiene of the mind is important. Whatever we put in to our mind, it takes hold of us as the reality, if we feed too much of the same. If you scroll through FaceBook, every moment you get a chance to look in to… Continue reading Breaking point

​Why is it hard to get news ?

With internet democratising the knowledge space, why is it I'm finding ever so hard to believe in news I get ? The world used to get joy from watching parody shows. It was not just laughter, but good education too on issues that mattered. The real news is now parody like.  First, most of the… Continue reading ​Why is it hard to get news ?