Apitath Puluwang: CodeGen’s Sri Lankan Supercar A long time ago, a man named Ferdinand Porsche looked back upon a fine career and remarked, “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” Many people can relate to this, but perhaps none more so than a tiny team working out of Trace IT City, Maradana. They’re working on the impossible: a custom-built ...

Thoughts on hate speech online Comments delivered at the launch of Liking violence: A study of hate speech on Facebook in Sri Lanka held at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies on 29th October 2014. ### Firstly, thank you to the Centre for Policy Alternatives for inviting me to speak today.  I have to admit that I tend to do ...

Imaad Majeed has always known to have a certain sort of depth to his lyrics and this single probably is one of his strongest lyrically and also the darkest for reasons the title is all about. We think this is one of the best releases of the year, thoughts? Afraid Of The Deep by *imaad majeed

Sarvodaya staff and volunteers from the Badulla district center has initiated limited relief services for those who were affected by the deadly landslide which hit the Meeriyabedda tea plantation near the Haldumulla town in Badulla district early hours of yesterday (29th October 2014). According to the Disaster Management Center (DMC) of the Government, it is feared that nearly 200 people ...

Chilaw is a town smack dab in the center of Sri Lanka’s west coast–maybe 2 1/2 hours north of Colombo. It’s known for coconut estates and crabs and really any type of seafood since the town sits on a large freshwater lagoon. I have been there several times to see Leela, my aunt’s former cook, and once, I even ...

Cards get reflected in eyes This is the fourth in a series of articles on rebels and rebellion written for the FREE section of 'The Nation'. 'FREE' is dedicated to youth and youthfulness. Emotion can take various forms. One can feel strongly about something. One can feel righteous anger. One can feel intense sorrow. If something gives you an e-attack, or an emotion-attack, it can ...

Immad the Man THE RAPPING POET GAVINDA BOLONGHE IN CONVERSATION WITH IMAAD MAJEED. Q | If you could tell me about the events you organized at Charcoal. Why you think it’s different to other musical gathering around time. A| The doors of Charcoal Gallery Cafe are open to local talent yearning to express itself. I took the initiative to try out my first ...

It was a while back that this the edition that featured him aired on YES101…its a darn good mix if you ask us, click already! On the guest mix with Van Luup on Club One on yes101 by Minol-D -Global House Movement on Mixcloud

(Its been a long long while since I had an installment of the 'From Another's Blog' posts - I guess its been a long while since something I came across made me feel compelled to share it. This poem is written by a friend - Jessica Ferrari and was posted on Facebook. It struck me for its raw bleeding honestly, ...

Its been a while since this 20 something rapper had a track out and this is something we feel he should continue. Why you ask? he always has been known for his contributions on tracks with lyrics that sometimes border on cheesy but this is him in his element. see how you dig! Find him on fb  

Misbah pleased with Abu Dhabi pitch CA Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says the Abu Dhabi pitch for Thursday’s second Test suits his side, which could be a bad sign for Australia. Australia are attempting to claw their way back into the two-Test series with victory in Abu Dhabi after losing by 221 runs in Dubai last week. Pakistan’s spinners Zulifqar Babar and Yasir Shah, who was ...

WHAT’S ARTIST’S TABLE? ARTRA Magazine is proud to be the Official Art Magazine for the Artist Table, organized by Trekurious together with the Saskia Fernando Gallery . This is a series of quarterly private dinners, which will provide art enthusiasts and collectors an opportunity to dine inside the intimacy of the Gallery in the company of a leading Artist. These dinners are aimed ...

FASHION WITH PERSISTENCE; CRAFTING A LIVELIHOOD It is no secret that Sri Lanka has a rich history in arts and crafts. Dating back to over two thousand years, crafts such as beeralu, handloom, lace making, batik and jewellery to name a few, have evolved through times of the aborigines and also with the governance of the Dutch and English. The unique creative measures and skills Sri ...

On The YES Home Grown Top 15 Tonight The elektro special is gonna be on after the shortened countdown at 9 but before that, there’s two massive singles dropping – Hemaka Wijeratne – YAKA #devildance Ranidu v Amr Diad – Habibi (work it twerk it) Exclusive interviews with The Drill Team, Spirited Records and more on tonight’s show so tune in at 8pm Sri Lanka time

PALA POTHUPITIYA’S LATEST WORK In a statement in 2010 Pala said “‘Motherland’ and the idea of safeguarding the motherland, and being proud of it, create a veil of ignorance”. This was the year after the 30-year war in Sri Lanka had ended. And today, things have evolved and taken new form; His latest works are on Sri Lanka’s current post-war situations and focus on ...

SUSTAINABLE GLASS DESIGN IN SRI LANKA BY ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR JULIE ROSS. GLASS ARTIST “Design thinking is increasingly being used to address our biggest societal challenges; as such design can be a powerful driver of action for sustainable change.” (Design for Sustainable Change. Chick, A. and Micklethwaite, P. 2011) Sustainability is becoming the ‘language’ of many politicians, large corporations and society as a whole where debates to find long term solutions to secure a ...

ALL ABOUT THE COLOMBO DANCE PLATFORM Björn Ketels – Director Goethe Institut Colombo : Q | What is the aim of the third edition of the Dance platform and what kind of impact does it hope to have on the participants? A | In this years’ dance platform the artists are given funds and support to produce new work. The dance platform can be seen as ...

You may want to insert a lot of data into Redis. This would be easier to insert a lot data into Redis using Linux commands. Lets say we have a comma separated values in a file.data.csv: key1,1200key2,5000key35,12345key12,4500With following command you can load all the data into Redis. But you should start Redis server first.cat data.csv | awk -F',' '{print " ...

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