The power of being prolific and why I care

As I think about what I want to be doing in the next 10 years, I've found myself thinking about focus and being prolific a lot. So I decided to write about it.

Posted on November 12 2020

Minecraft manhunt and how it's inspired me to take on open world games.

After watching Hermitcraft, and then Minecraft manhunt, I've realised I've been playing open world and sandbox games in a way that ensures I never complete them.

Posted on November 02 2020

Hades (The game): First impressions

Sharing my first impression of the game Hades. After picking it up based on impressive trailers, I thought I'd share how the game has done nothing but delight me since.

Posted on October 14 2020

Where Is The Ghost Blog Mobile App?

Some thoughts on the lack of ghost blog's mobile app. Questioning the technical challenges and the business sensibilities of supporting such an app and the opportunity for someone to build one.

Posted on October 07 2020

COVID rising

A short post about the recent covid outbreak in Sri Lanka. An attempt to unload some unsettled emotions into my little space on the internet.

Posted on October 06 2020

MAS is trialing a floating plastic trap on the canals

MAS' environmental sustainability unit is trying to prevent the flow of plastic from our canals into the ocean. I have questions about this project but overall, it's great to see it start happening.

Posted on September 29 2020

Links and Notes - 24th September 2020

Links and notes from September 24th 2020. Includes a quick update on my skating progression into competitions.

Posted on September 24 2020

Rubenerd is an inspiration

A lesson learnt from rubenerd on the joy of publishing just for the joy of publishing

Posted on September 22 2020

A productive day

Between Covid, racial injustices around the world, and other difficult events, finding the space to be useful and productive at the same time has been a journey. This is a look back at how my own productivity has changed over the course of this year and how I regained control of myself.

Posted on July 15 2020

Links and notes - 6th July 2020

A bunch of TIL's. Rick Riordan still actively publishing work and also showing how to be a great human being. And I also discover Blender's new open movie and solo produced animation work. Also, I'm learning frontend design and dev.

Posted on July 06 2020

Links and notes - 1st July 2020

How complex should our note taking/organization apps be? A both hilarious and heart wrenching brexit story. And a few more. Oh! Happy 2nd half of the year!

Posted on July 01 2020

Links and Notes - 30th June 2020

Memories of friendship bracelets, pandemic worries, and some rough thoughts on the current discourse around cancel culture.

Posted on July 01 2020

Links and Notes - May 15th 2020

Unreal's new engine. Covid updates in NZ. Corridor Digital turns 10. And more

Posted on May 15 2020

The power of Cloudflare and the basic web

Developers creating content shouldn't need to feel that JAM stacks or Static Sites or serverless are where you need to start. Existing "basic" tools can provide an equal or even better overall experience.

Posted on May 13 2020

Links and notes - May 11th 2020

MS build is happening from May 19th to 20th. Not sure if it's because of the choice I made in what my primary work is but I'm a little sad to see that consumer desktop/UWP applications doesn't seem to be covered in this list of things I'd be interested

Posted on May 12 2020

Thoughts on Trilium notes (and others)

During the weekend I spent some time trying to set up Trilium notes. For those who don't know, Trilium notes is an open source note taking application. It is hierarchical which means the notes are organised like a tree. It has both a client and server component. That means one

Posted on May 11 2020

Links and Notes - May 1st 2020

Covid updates from Sri Lanka, I start working on Project Euler and I wrote a blog post :)

Posted on May 01 2020

Liberal Literature's Losing Leg

I read an article today by Matt Taibbi titled "The Inevitable Coronavirus Censorship Crisis is Here". Throughout the article, the author puts into words a set of feelings I've had for a while regarding liberal media. Most of the material seems to revolve around the topic of censorship and dumb

Posted on May 01 2020

Site migrations and plans

When it comes to technology and server administration, there's an amazing array of hosted or 1 click/command setups out there for almost anything these days. Despite that, my personal preference is to work as close as possible to completely self hosted, self managed solutions as possible. Not because it's

Posted on April 28 2020

Dear Suresh

A reply to a Facebook comment regarding racism, fake information, privilege, and harmony.

Posted on May 10 2019