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Articles by Prabhath Sirisena

Dear Boston, Stay Strong

By Prabhath Sirisena

We Sri Lankans know too much about bombs. As a people recovering from a thirty-year long bloody terrorist war, we’re familiar with the many agonies they bring to innocent lives. Our hearts are with you Bostonians, as you face this meaningless tragedy.

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Art on the Line

By Prabhath Sirisena

Before the imposing Nelum Pokuna theatre became a landmark, before Colombo had begun its ambitious facelift, even before the end of war, the artists were there. They came from all parts of Sri Lanka, and exhibited their work by the road, then called Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, now Nelum Pokuna Road.

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Steering Clear of Chargebacks

By Prabhath Sirisena

Most CurdBee users are freelancers and small businesses, small enough that chargebacks can really hurt them. We talked to our payment processing partners e-onlinedata to gain insights on how an online merchant could avoid these frustrating situations. Answering our questions was Kris Lavallee, their Marketing Director.

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We Are Nine!

By Prabhath Sirisena

Back in 2008 when our last redesign went live, Colombo was a rather grim place. It was known for things like barricades, checkpoints, armed policemen, and even suicide bombers. It was at such a time that we launched CurdBee. We were optimists.

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Paper prototyping for the genius designer

By Prabhath Sirisena

It's very convenient for us designers to think that we always know the best way to do things. Yet we manage to get things horribly wrong with startling frequency. And almost always the reason could be traced back to lack of proper user input in the early stages of design.

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