Category Archives: Miscellaneous

New Site Update

As some of our regular readers might know, we intend to move to a new website. We have decided that WordPress is not suited to our needs. We are still considering several alternatives to WP.

As the main author of this site, I have good experience in working with Pelican for building websites for my own business. So I seriously considering this as an option for the new site. Though our original plan to move to Django CMS is still a viable option as well.

We will give further updates, when they are due.

Bloody Sunday

We have learned with great sadness and astonishment of the brutal terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka earlier today. The number of victims are exceeding that of many other attacks.

We want to express our sincere and deep condolences with the victims and those close to them.

We reject any kind of violence as a means to further one’s ends and we believe that any person should be able to express his or her personal believes freely and without fear.

On conspiracies

The Guardian has an opinion piece by Julia Ebner on how conspiracy theories undermine democracy. She mainly focus on the role of non-transparent algorithms used by platforms like YouTube in spreading conspiracy theories. Though we agree with her on that those algorithms should be transparent and the conspiracy theories are harmful to society, we are missing a fundamental piece. Continue reading On conspiracies