This article is different from usual blog posts. However, it's an essential topic often overlooked. There are online cloud service providers who let you create diagrams using in-built templates. But for research, I have found these solutions are not sufficient to create Computer Science diagrams. So I decided to give Adobe Illustrator (AI) a try … Continue reading Computer Science Diagrams in 5 Easy Steps
[The article is a continuation of the series about applying for higher education (https://malithjayaweera.com/2018/12/apply-phd-usa-10-steps/) written with the intention of helping young and brilliant undergraduates to succeed in their graduate studies] An important question that I students always ask is "how much time do you need to prepare for GRE"? Honestly, I cannot answer that question … Continue reading How I Scored 169/170 for GRE Quantitative and 161/170 for GRE Verbal
As a non native English speaker, I always had a doubt whether it was possible to master impromptu speaking and win a speech competition against native English speakers. Well, I have done it not once but twice within a time span of 4 months. It is doable and I also have photographic testament. If you … Continue reading 7 Steps to Master Impromptu Speaking; Even Surpass Native English Speakers
A few days ago I had the utmost privilege of attending a workshop (Infrastructure in a Market Economy) conducted by Harvard (John F. Kennedy School of Government) for executives from all around the world. There were executives from internet search engine providers, federal government, delegates from developed nations and also developing nations. None from Sri … Continue reading Infrastructure in a Market Economy
Recently I had the privilege of joining the organizing committee of International Workshop on OpenCL (IWOCL) 2019, as a volunteer. The workshop was three days; However, I was excited to attend a conference held in conjunction with IWOCL which was DHPCC++ (Distributed & Heterogeneous Programming in C/C++). IWOCL: The Push Towards Heterogeneous Programming The end … Continue reading IWOCL 19: Let’s Teach are Computers to Program
Many Sri Lankan students struggle to find quality sources of information on higher studies except for those who are lucky extremely enough to have the right connections. This guide will help you learn about graduate study opportunities and how to discover them. First of all, I should mention about US-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission. They offer wide … Continue reading How to Apply for a PhD in US in 5 Steps
Before I go in to the story, let me briefly tell you the reason behind this blog. A lot of students have asked me about the PhD application process, and settling into a new city/ country to start their studies. As a Sri Lankan student I didn't find a lot of resources and if it … Continue reading And the roof fell down. Yep. Here in Boston.