Tag Archives: Deepal Sooriyaarachchi

When Worlds Collide #39: Creating Innovative Ripples without Waves…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 28 October 2012 I S W Karunathilaka, inventor of a wave/wakeless boat design, recently won the inaugural Ray Award for excellence in innovation and enterprise in … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #35: Nurturing Innovation in Sri Lanka – Where Have All Our Mavericks Gone?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 30 September 2012 “Those who are crazy enough to believe they can change the world are the ones that do!” – Steve Jobs (1955-2011) It will … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #3: Warning: Doing Business is Dangerous to Your Health!

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 19 Feb 2012 ‘To get rich is glorious!’ These words are widely attributed to the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, the man who opened up China’s … Continue reading

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