Happy Sinhalese and Tamil New Year

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Image credit goes to Udara, the amazing artist of our time 🙂 Happy New Year forks !!

p.s. : My new year resolution :- At least write a blog post once in two weeks 😉

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Meet me at WSO2Con 2011

WSO2Con 2011 is a technical and IT-Biz conference organized by WSO2 inc, and 2011 is its second consecutive time. Last year the conference concluded grandly and it discussed many technical topics such as enterprise computing, cloud, web services security, enterprise data etc. It concluded with a great panel discussion on the topic “A Walk Down Memory Lane: XML, Web Services & SOA from 1990 to 2010” and the panelists were some of the renowned personalities in XML Web services space.

So the conference is back this year, and it will be on September 12th to 16th at Waters Edge Colombo, There will be two tutorial sessions (12th and 16th) and the conference will span for three days (13th, 14th and 15th). The agenda was recently announced officially, and it surely looks interesting. I guess if you are into Distributed Computing, SOA and Cloud this would be the right place to and the event to be apart of.

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Also am quite proud to blog about that I will also be one of the speakers in the 2011 conference, The topic I submitted was “User interfaces in distributed environments” and later I altered it to “Users: The SOA Last Mile” to make it broader.

Main reason for this topic is that I have done some resent work close to the Users of information systems and about delivering information to users effectively and efficiently, I believe I can talk about it, and maybe give some insight about How important the “Last Mile” is. Anyhow I don’t wona write about What I will be talking, coz mainly its still a blank paper for me too 😀

So yeah what I wanted to say is that WSO2Con will be happening on September in Colombo, and I have no doubt that it will be one great tech Conf with a great set of talks and workshops, so hope to see you there soon !!!

 

Twitter is killing the blogger in me

Well its been awhile; I was ashamed to look at my blog. I used to blog more often, about something came up to my mind or something interesting I have done. But for few months I didn’t even look at my blog. Okey so am trying to reason it out here.

For me writing is like meditating, its wired that I couldn’t find one solid peaceful half an hour for last couple of months. Anyhow I was thinking, if I should close down the blog; and forget about it all to gather. It was not that I wasn’t doing anything interesting, or that I didn’t wona share what I found. Its simply I was busy (Very busy 🙂 ) and I had a social media at my disposal where I can share my thoughts in 140 characters.

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Yeah so I guess twitter is the culprit. :P, I found some interesting reads at merebagatelle and at shanenickerson; second one is funny and if you tweet alot you know its quite true 🙂

Any ho, I wont abandon the blog; guess I cant; its like my identity on the web, Ill find some time, and before I ruin the idea on twitter I’ll try to write a blog and tweet that for a change.

Cheers

Breaking months of silence

Its been awhile am writing a post, was busy, was traveling mostly was lazy. Lot happened during the past two months, I started reading for my masters in Management & Information Technology. Yeah I know !! “Management”, I wanted to explore that side of the story, since its with IT, I thought it will might come in handy at some point. Maybe I’ll be completely wrong 😉

I was in California (In San Francisco to be specific) for almost two months, providing consultancy for a customer. Was able to visit Google head office in mountain view and I was fascinated. Even I am back in SL and almost a month has passed by, I still couldn’t get back into writing. First I thought its my busy schedule, and that I do not have time, But then I got vacation. Now the one week long vacation has almost come to an end, and all what I have done is sleep, watch movies, read, tweet and sleep.
I visited my blog once in awhile, and immediately closed the tab, with a guilty feeling for making it’s post calender so empty. So even this post contains nothing valuable, I wish it will make me start writing again.
I should Tweet less and blog more !!!