ICTA eGovernment Policy http://www.hackerview.com/ Apparently Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka(ICTA) is in the pursuit of fine tuning the eGovernment policy. It is great to learn that Sri Lanka already has a policy on ICT which was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on 2009! Now the ICTA in the process of refining or “reformulate” its policy statements in order to cater the ...

Lecturers on strikes, Universities shut down, students’ riots, FUTA campaign for 6% of GDP for education.. The list goes on and we don’t know when is the next chaos.. We don’t see a solid solution for the conflict on the horizon either. The academic community asks for more money for education while the government says “no more folks”! Is there ...

Crimes against humanity in Sri Lankan Universities I am writing this quick post in a complete shock. Above amateur video, apparently leaked to the Colombo Gazette by an organization campaigning against ragging is circulating in the Facebook these days.  There is absolutely no clue so far about the university where this crime has occurred. I don’t want to do a commentary about this. Keep your thoughts ...

Springtime and Avurudu Games Aliyata eha thebeema Officially, the spring is here for us (Yey!) Snow is gone and more sunshine causes more green. It’s the prep time for the upcoming summer. In other words, It’s the time where you get annoyed by back-to-back “Veet” ads, when you are watching your favorite TV program.(Well, that explains ‘em all ) In Sri Lanka, we play ...

Pitigala Gunarathana thero is coming to town Ven. Pitigala Gunarathana Thero It is very rare to find great Buddhist monks these days. And great monks who can teach the core Buddhism well, even rarer. There are only few such great teacher who are really influential to me. Ven. Pitigala Gunarathana thero _/\_would be the latest to add to the list.  His explanations on deep aspects of Dhamma ...

Future of the Cyber Generation In 2011, IBM celebrated 100 years of it’s existence. Undoubtedly, Silicon Valley giants such as Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn will follow the “Big Blue”. I created my FB account in late 2006 and I guess it’s been at least 13 years for my Yahoo id. Our generation is getting older now. Already, I have one ‘dead FB profile’. ...

Funny but racist Racism is bad. The world’s been one hell of a blood bath for thousands of years due to racist ideologies. Now people have identified it and categorized as evil; which is a good thing. But are we free of racism? I believe that all the evil is caused by defilement of the deceiving mind. One will not get rid ...

All right! Welcome to my “official” blog. Well, I’m a big fan of blogs in general. Literally I have a special respect for people who write blogs, irrespective of its richness of the content. I’ve been enjoying mainly Sri Lankan blogs for few years now. I started reading blogs in syndicating sites such as Sinhala bloggers , Lankeeya Sithuwili and ...

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