Engage, Technology, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidadian Laurie Voss: unbreaking the internet

In March 2016, the Internet shook, when a small, fairly straightforward, but widely used snippet of JavaScript code disappeared from the...

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Immerse, Technology, Arts, People

Five Caribbean artists in the brave new digital world

As with every other field of human endeavour, the computer and information technology have revolutionised art at so many levels that the...

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Immerse, Technology, Culture, People, Barbados

Troy Weekes: “We too can be creators”

As a young man growing up in St Philip, which is the south-eastern side of Barbados, most evenings I would sit down on the verandah and...

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Engage, Travel, Technology, Culture

Have internet, will travel

It’s difficult — and probably futile — to determine which, among all human activities, has been most altered by the Internet, but...

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Engage, Technology, Culture, People, Guyana

Niven Narain: smarter medicine

When he was thirteen years old, Niven Narain lost his grandmother to cancer. “I watched her go through nine months that were just...

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Engage, Technology, Culture, Trinidad and Tobago

Patrick Hosein: the quiet innovator

We use the World Wide Web and our cellular phones, frequently simultaneously, like recently evolved appendages. We can barely imagine going...

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Engage, Technology, Environment, Barbados

Get it while it’s hot: Barbados’ solar energy revolution

“We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature’s inexhaustible sources of...

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Engage, Technology, Culture, People, Lifestyle

Are you listening? A decade of Global Voices

In late January this year, a group of several hundred self-described netizens — loyal “citizens” of the Internet — will assemble in...

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