I moderated CPRsouth 10’s opening plenary that looked at the competitiveness, privacy and marginalization issues associated with the emerging field of big data. Attached are the questions that I circulated beforehand to the experts who participated in the discussion. Here is an excerpt. The document also contains several annexes that provide examples and definitions about the terms that are used. ...

Today, I had to field questions on behalf of Shazna Zuhyle and Grace Mirandilla Santos who made a canned presentation at CPRsouth 10 in Taipei on Measuring Broadband Performance: Lessons Learnt, Challenges Faced, because they could not be present in person. The principal question asked by the discussant (from Australia) and Enrico Calandro (Italy/South Africa) was why Zuhyle and Mirandilla ...

It was in 2008, seven years ago, that we said that Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos exemplified the success of our capacity building approach, whereby we achieved greater results for less money than others in the region. Today, she was the dinner speaker at the special event held to mark the end of Young Scholars Program that she attended as a Young ...

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TEDX Colombo – Spaces Reimagined Indeed TED, short for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is a set of conferences held globally. Their motto “Ideas Worth Spreading” revolves around many scientific, cultural, and academic topics. The main TED conference is held annually in Vancouver, Canada, and cover a wide range of topics within the research and practice of science and culture, often through storytelling. Each speaker is given a ...

LIRNEasia at Asia Pacific IGF It was only when Professor Kamolrat Intaratat sent me a picture that I realized I had neglected to post the slides I had presented at a session where she and I both participated. The slides are here. But the fuller updated set is here.

Next Stop for Accelerate.LGBT: Dublin, Ireland Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, is committed to diversity: providing a platform for everyone to publish on the web and building a diverse, distributed workforce around the world. A collaborative effort between Accelerate with Google and Automattic, the Accelerate.LGBT conference series is designed to help diverse businesses and nonprofits optimize their web presence, empowering professionals through focused workshops and hands-on, one-on-one support from ...

Chronicling MIT Global Startup Lab’s Demo Day 2015 Another day, another competition. Or was it? We were at the Taj Samudra attending a competition. But the funny thing was, it wasn’t exactly your everyday competition, or a competition for that matter. This was MIT Global Startup Labs. This programme, initiated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a global incubator that teaches university students from developing countries leading-edge ...

It was in January 2007 that we started CPRsouth in Manila. Now the 10th conference is coming back to East Asia, to Taipei. And as it was in Manila, there will be a strong presence from LIRNEasia. The conference program. I was the only board member then. This time I will have company. Erwin Alampay who was the local organizer ...

I wish I could say “We could’ve been so much more” But darling, no, this is all we could ever be- awkward, artificial and desperate. I wept a purple sea when you wrecked me but here you are again, demanding to be felt but my heart is cold and numb and does not beat for you anymore. Yet, you creep ...

These torrid hours, the hands of the clock ticking as if pricking your eyeballs with needles Tick-tock, tick-tock and blink. Tearing eyes, yawning mouths decayed breath stirring the chaos Futility clinging to your bones like melting flesh like rags -torn, discolored, reeking. It clings to your bones like cellar spiders weaving webs, nestled into your joints and they creak. The ...

When, as a little child, you found that your dearly saved sea shells had gone missing or when you just had to give up chasing that yellow butterfly when it seemed like you could never catch it. Or when you watched your Dad light fireworks and how thrilled you were to watch the wheels send sparks flying, but they always ...

Chronicling Aurora 2k15 Something quite interesting was happening at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Men in suits and well dressed ladies coupled with teams wearing black tees, were seen rushing around doing the last minute preps ensuring that things are on schedule. The Location – The Biology Auditorium – Faculty of Applied Sciences The event – Aurora 2K15, The Inaugural Conference on ...

Chronicled – Ken Segall In Sri Lanka – The Pro Keynote The location: The Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center (SLECC) located at the heart of Colombo. The event: Ken Segall’s Pro Keynote. What if I told you that the recipe of a great product began with a simple idea? In fact, what if it was insanely simple? Well that the idea behind the obsession that drove Apple’s success. Apple. Heard ...

Drama Queen gets a new makeover... Hello blog readers! To celebrate Drama Queen getting 20000+ blog views I have put a new look to my blog. Of course I wasn’t the one who did the designing. It was all done by Buwanaka De Silva. Therefore I take this moment to thank Buna for all the hard work he has done on designing my blog. I hope ...

More Titles, Action, and a Lot More Drama – GamerFest ’15 GamerFest, Phoenix GaminG’s annual event gaming event was hosted for the 2nd consecutive year on the 25th of July with the partnership of Edulink International Campus. Rather than span multiple days, GamerFest limited all the action to a single day. Most of the preliminary rounds of multiplayer games were kept either online or LAN earlier to keep only the semi-finals ...

Whimsical Worlds: Artists to Follow Now From colorful journal pages to creatures made of salvaged materials, here’s a glimpse at the imaginative worlds of textile and multimedia artists on WordPress.com. The Pale Rook We discovered Glasgow-based textile artist Johanna Flanagan after stumbling upon her post, “Artist’s Statement: Part Two,” and were immediately pulled into her curious world of dolls that are hand-drawn, sewn, and embroidered. We ...

How to shoot video on Nikon D3200 I've been using a Nikon D3200 for almost two years. And through those years I went every button/control on the camera to figure out how to record a video clip. But surprisingly there was not a direct button to do this.And finally I found out that it was a two simple step process.Step 1 : Press Lv button (No 28)Step ...

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