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IT Day 2006 - Mathara Rahula College

Me & Samantha (another lecturer) was invited to deliver a speech at the 'IT Day' of the school. Samantha talked on 'New Trends in ICT' and my one was on 'Technology for a Better Tomorrow'. Samantha was talking about high-tec consumer electronic items, Sensor Networks, Grid Computing, Mobile Robots, new network technologies (WiMAX, CDMA, etc). I presented a case study on HorizonLanka foundation and explained how Mahavilachchiya become the most IT savvy village in the country while enhancing the villages' life through use of ICT. The important aspect about the event was the approach that we used while addressing students.

Previous speaker talked on e-Commerce but it was too theoretical & hardly none of the student could understand content, including me. It was a good presentation but suites a more mature audience. The concept of knowing your audience was no there, it was totally outside the expectations of the stude…