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Andre Howson

Andre Howson


Think Big: Startup Ideas That Sri Lanka Needs

Sri Lanka needs to think bigger when it comes to startups. Sometimes it is easier to stick with the safer option, especially when that…


Google Loon, Free WiFi, And A Digitised Government ‒ How Far Along Are We?

Information and communications technologies in Sri Lanka have advanced significantly over the last year. In the Global Information Technology Report of 2016, Sri Lanka…


Uncovering Sri Lanka’s Job Market, With Everjobs CEO Gijs Verheijke

A while back, we published a piece about how international companies were moving hard and fast into Sri Lanka, out-maneuvering local companies both in…


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What Computer Manufacturing In Sri Lanka Looks Like

The software industry and software-focused startups in Sri Lanka are having a pretty good run. Universities and various diploma institutes have, for years, been…


Roar Startup Bundle ‒ January 2017

Brought to you by Dialog The new year began with burgeoning waistlines, lofty resolutions, and plenty of good intentions. We certainly hope this translates…


Too Slow To Grow: Sri Lankan Companies That Didn’t Innovate Fast Enough

If the startup industry were an epic fantasy movie involving dinosaurs, unicorns, and a fight for the right to rule the planet, unicorns would…


Microsoft On How Technology Can Advance The Government’s Work

Last month, Microsoft’s Arthur T. Ball and Srikant Kadambi arrived in Sri Lanka to conduct a series of closed seminars on Public Safety and…


New Sri Lankan Drone Regulations: What You Need To Know

In February last year, the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) released a set of regulations for the operation of drones in the…


Dialog #ngage ‒ An Open Forum For Tech And Social Media

#ngage is an open forum organised by Dialog, where tech and social media enthusiasts can come together, interact, and engage ideas. This January 18,…


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අතීත ශ්‍රී ලංකාව පරිගණක ක්‍රීඩාවකට ගෙන එන කංඡායුධ

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පරිගණක ක්‍රීඩා කර්මාන්තය එතරම්ම ප්‍රසිද්ධ එකක් නොවෙයි. විවිධාකාරයේ පරිගණක ක්‍රීඩා නිපැයුණත් ඒවා හොර රහසේම යටපත්ව යන්නේ නිශ්පාදකයන්ගේ අවශ්‍යතාවක් නිසා නොව අන්තර්ජාතික වශයෙන්…


Sri Lankan Personalities Memed ‒ By A Bot

Memes are a thing. They have been around longer than you would have thought, and will be around for longer than you will be…


The Hottest Startups of 2016

Brought to you by Ideamart 2016 has been a good year for the startup community, and for budding entrepreneurs. There have been several competitions…