It’s simple. e-Swabhimani, the National e-Content awards program, is rolling again – and in case you missed the cue, the deadlines close on the 25 of August, 2014. This time, as always, there are multiple categories to choose from: e-Government and Institutions e-Health and Environment e-Learning and Education e-Entertainment and Games e-Culture and Heritage e-Science […]
ICTA’s eLibrary “Nenasala” Program recently received a $1 million boost courtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their work in bringing technology to people. The eLibrary program (eNLP for short) operates out of some 283 Nenasala centers in rural areas across the island, providing free computer and Internet access to those in the locale. Initially begun […]
“”Hackathon”: a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon“, where “hack” is used in the sense of playful, exploratory programming, not its alternate meaning as a reference to computer crime. The term seems to have been created independently by both the developers of OpenBSD and the marketing team of Sun; these usages both first happened in 1999.” - Wikipedia It doesn’t […]
Last Tuesday, the 99X Technology 3rd floor meeting room/auditorium was packed with developers from various companies here in Sri Lanka. The reason for this large gathering was of course, the Colombo Architecture meetup.
Well, we aren’t sure if boot camp is the proper word, since the event didn’t resemble anything out of a boot camp in the movies. Instead of disgruntled military types we found devs from 99X Technology sharing their knowledge. What did we learn? Read on and find out!
Bend it Like Gigabyte – a FIFA 14 tournament organized by Redline Technologies - kicked off in the lobby of Majestic City with some fierce football rivalry on the 2nd of August, becoming the first Gamer.LK-sanctioned ‘ranked’ FIFA 14 tournament in Sri Lanka.
On the 19th Saturday, the Yarl IT Hub had their second meet-up for this year in TCT hall at 1 PM. Quite a few things were discussed - including Steve Jobs and digital marketing and when the next Yarl Geek Challenge would take place.
Mobile geeks from various parts of Colombo’s mobile developer community got together for their third mobile meetup on the 29th of July at Exilesoft. This meetup. unlike the others, focused on the essentials of developing Windows Phone apps.
Techkatha's Big Meetup was pretty cool. Not only did it bring around a 100 geeks together, it got them to listen to a couple of other geeks with microphones - and not only did people listen, they actually had fun.
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