The UNP at 70
Sun 11 September 2016

The Elephant

The United National Party turned 70 this week. I thought I'd take a look at their electoral record, for funsies.

The data for this (short) analysis was sourced from Wikipedia. That data was in turn sourced from Department of Elections PDF files. I didn't cross-check the numbers because this is …

Thoughts On Free Education
Sat 03 September 2016

6 Percenters

Disclaimer: I did my undergraduate studies at a private fee-levying university in Sri Lanka.

The above disclaimer reflects my natural sympathies in this fight. It was easy to support the private university cause, simply because:

  1. Not everyone can get into state universities (in the academic year 2013, only 16.5 …

The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
Sat 20 August 2016

Deep in the jungle where the mighty tiger lies

Bill and his elephants were taken by surprise

So Captain Marvel zapped in right between the eyes, zap!

All the children sing

Hey, Bungalow Bill

What did you kill, Bungalow Bill?

Hey, Bungalow Bill

What did you kill, Bungalow Bill?

Of …

Allegory
Tue 09 August 2016

I have good friends who are drinkers. I have good friends who are social drinkers, but aren't really drinkers. I have good friends who aren't drinkers. I have good friends who are drinkers, and also want all the non-drinkers to drink too. I have good friends who aren't drinkers and …

July is the month of buses, and 2016 is the year of JS
Fri 22 July 2016

Yesterday, there I was, minding my own business, when Facebook "memories" or whatever threw this curveball at me:

Bus Route Anniversary

Turns out it was exactly 5 years ago that I hacked together a small piece of PHP, with a liberal amount of SQL logic thrown in, and it became sort of popular …


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