The second annual WordCamp US, the biggest WordCamp in North America, is next month! Join us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. WCUS features three tracks. Sessions include “Five Newsroom Tips for Better Website Content,” “How to Overcome Your Fears and Start Sharing Your Knowledge,” “Open Source Creativity,” “Finding Your Voice by Blogging,” and “Diversity and the Design Team.” Check ...
Emoji? What are they? “Emoji” is a Japanese term meaning “picture character.” It’s a standard for showing smileys and other little symbols inside text. But unlike traditional smileys that are made up of a sequence of letters like :), every emoji has its own letter.
Today, we have two new free themes ready for you! Editor Meet Editor, a new addition to our theme collection designed by Mike McAlister at Array. Geared toward personal bloggers and photo bloggers, Editor features big typography and images and a tab-based sidebar with a spot for featured posts, a site logo, and a social links menu. Editor makes it easy ...
We’re back with a new collection of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress. 1. Books for the Broken-Hearted Hannah Richell Hannah Richell’s husband Matt was killed in a surfing accident in July. In a recent post, Richell writes about finding comfort in reading words written by people who have also experienced the shock of losing a loved one ...
Today, across the United States, Americans will go to the polls and vote in the US Midterm Elections. Voting is our most fundamental responsibility as citizens — without it, our American democracy wouldn’t exist. WordPress.com is a platform that gives everyday people the ability to share their voice and we’re asking you to take advantage of this voice — by ...
Yet another awesome store is opened in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Now, it is from Ranjanas. Named as ’7 Stories’ after the building has 7 floors. Another apparel store. Well, to be frank as I have a designing company I didn’t like the name, logo and their name board. But, These guys has a brilliant structure [...]
This is cool. A friend said, “Ammaata Siri” when he entered into it. Well, simply it is awesome. Didn’t go inside yet. Just went into the lobby to have a check. Checked!!! It has 4 theaters and named as, Superior 3D Gold Ultra Platinum The long waited 3D cinema is now in Sri Lanka via Majestic Cinema. [...]
Yet another great idea derived from a Sri Lankan. Roku is a next generation conversation system at its early stages. Born in the minds of two awesome people, Janith and Indi. I kinda personally like it cuz I am extremely happy that my country is moving to top a little by little. Moreover Roku is simply [...]
Is there any person in this world who doesn’t like evenings? Well, yesterday I had a walk with my friends at Mount Lavinia beach. Got a chance to capture these images. Well, in my childhood I always love my self enjoying the evening on my roof top back in my hometown. The awesomeness of the [...]
Woke up around 6am. Phone was blinking saying that I have received sms. All of them were about Steve Job’s departure from this world We all know the reason why he went so quick. This man is one of the few who dreamed this world in a different point of view. This man is one of the few [...]
Well, This could be a very small post but not to mention I would like to clear some stuffs on yesterday’s Apple Event ‘Let’s talk iPhone’. So this is not based on just Siri. Actually yesterday’s ‘Let’us talk iPhone’ event was the most disappointing event to most of the fan boys. Why? Nothing met their expectation at [...]
Phew! That…was… freaking… awesome! That is what I said when I got out of the Dialog Future World! The second #TweetupSL happened on 27.08.2011 which is today. An event where all the Sri Lankan Tweeps get together and blabber. This event was partnered by Dialog Axiata @dialoglk, Perera and Sons @PereraAndSons, Kiss fm @KISS898, CocoVeranda [...]
The title means, Be forced to admit a humiliating mistake! This is an idiom which lost its origin. But a story says as In war on 1812 a British soldier made an American soldier eat part of a crow he had shot in British territory. I don’t know whether it is true or not, somehow [...]
Everyone said “Wow!” last month meanwhile the organizers said “Yippee!” One year completed successfully since the first meet up of The Refresh Colombo. I hope most you guys experienced the July Meet up which happened last month, there we celebrated the one year anniversary or proudly saying, an achievement. For the people who don’t know what [...]
Notice/Note/Chit/Reminder/Whatever-the-heck-you-name-it: BASED ON A TRUE STORY with some fiction! This thing happened a last year or more. I wrote it down on my tamil blog and wanted to share it now again. It was a lovely night. Only 3 hours to sunrise. I think it was 2.30 in the early morning or late night. I [...]
Scene 1: It is kind of a sad day as Sajith got to know there are hack of references that he needs to go through for the exams tomorrow. So he tried hard finish them all from the Labs at the campus. All of a sudden a lab assistant came inside the Lab and said [...]
Pre Script: This is not about GreaseYakas to the core. One week back got a message from a friend asking whether I heard about these GreaseYakas and their nasty work. I replied No, and got punched with a 6 sms’es as single message telling all the crap. I was like “WT_.” As far I as [...]
Prologue (Not related to actual post FYI): It’s been a while since I blogged. Well, a few days back only I have decided to blog again often, so I tweeted. Actually it was my old blog. Then thought starting one under my identity. So started this and got a URL as murshid1988.wordpress.com. Meanwhile I didn’t [...]
Okey… This is stupid… Or stupidest… A few months back Facebook rolled up the new interface, you already know that. Actually it stayed till this morning as a mystery that how to sms subscribe someone’s status. In previous interface it was so easy. We just go to the profile we want to get sms subscribed [...]
Hi there! I am Murshid, from a tiny island called Sri Lanka, a Software Engineering student and your lover since 1999. I hope that intro is well enough for now. I am fine here and I hope (?!) you are fine there too. Well, that question mark and exclamation mark within brackets is what this letter all [...]