Dual Camera Modules to be supplied by Samsung To Chinese OEMs Dual camera modules seem to the in-thing nowadays. First we had Huawei launching their P9 series of flagship smartphones in collaboration with Leica. Now it appears that Samsung will join the fray in providing dual camera modules to Chinese OEMs Samsung Electro-Mechanics (note that it is not Samsung Electronics) have been responsible for supplying single camera modules to Xiaomi. With ...

Space BattleSource code: https://github.com/kesara/sonic-code/blob/master/05_space_battle.rbCreated with free open source software Sonic Pi.Audio licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  License.

Roar Startup Bundle ‒ May/June 2016 May is known across Sri Lanka as the month of Wesak ‒ but this year Wesak celebrations were forced to take a backseat. Following the torrential downpours that lasted for days on end, some parts of the country got flooded, while landslides that occurred upcountry resulted in the massive loss of lives and property. Although the armed forces were mobilised ...

Host based firewall in Linux Linux comes with a host based firewall called Netfilter. 'iptables' is program linux based firewall and it handles filtering for IPv4, and ip6tables. This post lists most simple iptables solutions required by a new Linux user to secure his or her Linux operating system from intruders. Displaying the Status of Your Firewall iptables -L -n -v -L : List rules-v ...

OnePlus Launches the OnePlus Three Well. It’s that time of the year again. No it’s not Christmas, although, for some, it may be. What am I talking about? Well it’s the OnePlus Three. Following the hugely successful and popular smartphones the OnePlus One and OnePlus Two, the OnePlus Three was launched yesterday (15th). So what’s new with the OnePlus Three? The whole concept of the ...

Seedstars World Is Coming To Colombo Seedstars World, sound familiar? If you think you have the next best idea since sliced bread, then you’re reading the right article. What is Seedstars? Seedstars, a global organization based in Switzerland promotes, connects and invests up to $1 million USD in emerging market startups through their exclusive startup competition held in over 60 countries. Image taken from http://irishtechnews.net With ...

Kandy IT/BPM Week – Day 02: Conferences & Forums Galore Yesterday was Day One of the Kandy IT Week AKA the Future Careers fair. Today would be a two-fold event. On one hand, at the E.O.E Pereira Memorial Hall, there was the BPM (Business Process Management) conference On the other hand, over at the Queen’s Hotel located in the heart of Kandy, we had the IT/BPM Export Forum and the ...

Kandy IT/BPM Week – Day 02: Entrepreneurship Workshop As you saw from the previous article, Day 02 of the Kandy IT/BPM Week consisted of a forum and workshop about IT/BPM facilitated by the Export Development board. From there we moved on towards the Queen’s Hotel located in Kandy for something a little different. This was the Entrepreneurship workshop Carried out by Ruwindu Pieris, the first session of the ...

SadnessSource: https://github.com/kesara/sonic-code/blob/master/02_sadness.rbCreated with free open source software Sonic Pi.Audio licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  License.

Going Crazy with SynthsSource: https://github.com/kesara/sonic-code/blob/master/01_going_crazy_with_synths.rbCreated with free open source software Sonic Pi.Audio licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  License.

Ambient EngineSource: https://github.com/kesara/sonic-code/blob/master/00_ambient_engine.rbCreated with free open source software Sonic Pi.Audio licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  License.

Kandy IT/BPM Week – Day 01: Future Careers Taking Chairman of SLASSCOM Mano Sekaram’s words of “Kandy is a good place to be” to heart, we found ourselves travelling to Kandy once more. The reason; Kandy IT Week. More specifically the Future Careers career fair. This is all part of the Kandy IT Week, a three day event that aims to enrich the IT awareness in Sri Lanka, ...

What we learned at the Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup Robots are interesting creatures. Across the world, robots are changing everything from how we build devices to how we communicate to how we kill each other. The world of robotics is in a constant state of innovation. So what about us in Sri Lanka? Are we doing anything regarding robotics? Here’s what we learned at the Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup, ...

Regulating through design It was in the 1990s that Larry Lessig put into beautiful form an idea that was bubbling up all over the place among people thinking about emerging technology. This was the idea of West Coast Code versus East Coast Code. Both regulated what could and could not be done on various tech-mediated spaces. But East Coast Code sought to do ...

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