Heck, we all know the next phase of Search is Social! Google didn't put out G+ just to compete with Facebook; even a cave man can understand it. For a better search experience, social data matters. Wouldn't it be really cool if you are travelling to Barcelona, you find out two of your friends have been … Continue reading I Am Already Minus on Google Plus!
Kudos to Reshan and the team for the well execution of third South Asia Mobile Con, much better than the previous two. For only $22 per person, it was purely worth it. From what I have heard, it had costed ICTA nearly $65 per person and the only reason they had a price tag there was that … Continue reading South Asia Mobile Conference 2012
I came across Brad's post on 'Silicon Blahs' around the world right after we started calling Colombo start-up community, The Silicon Reef. The first question Shamal had was 'What do you think?' Then I replied him with my thoughts. I wanted to comment on Brad's blog, but I guess a post on this would be … Continue reading The Tragedy of ‘Silicon Blah’ is not ‘Silicon,’ but People Themselves!
It's been 'something!' Over the effort that was put in, it was great to work with the start-ups from Colombo and share their experiences and work with them to pitch at the most viewed start-up talk show in the world, This Week in Start-ups. I couldn't have done this if it was not for couple of people who helped … Continue reading How We Added the ‘TWiST’ to Colombo: The Rise of New Silicon Reef!
It was just like 'The Day That Never Comes!' (Oh my, why did that album sucked so bad??) I changed my wordpress to a WordPress.com premier account, changed themes from time to time, had my designers come up with a new look and feel, but it just did not work. All of a sudden I … Continue reading That’s it! I’ve had enough, I have to start at some point!
If you had been a Techcrunch lover for the past few years, the current situation will just really piss you off! It was no surprise really in some ways that it would get to this point when Arrington left. Followed by Arrington, many others have left TC with the recent departure of Erick Schonfeld. Micheal, the two … Continue reading Bring that Sexy back at Techcrunch! OR just Uncrunch(ed)!
Forests are home to 300 million people and over 50% of earth's plant and animal species. But the forest cover is disappearing at an alarming rate. We have lost almost half – almost 3 billion hectares – of the forests that once blanketed the earth. Every year at least 16 million additional hectares fall to … Continue reading Reduce the font size by 1, save paper and help the forests!