Category Archive: Computing

Feb 22 2017

Unleashing the Internet: does the Caribbean have what it takes?

Last week, the Internet Society released what is likely to be a seminal report on the Internet in the Caribbean. Here, we introduce the report to our readers. The Internet is widely recognised as being a catalyst for economic growth and development, and Caribbean countries have been eager to embrace this platform to achieve those …

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Feb 17 2017

Best programming language to learn in 2017

An update of the most popular and in demand computer programmes. In the two years since we last examined this topic, there has been growing demand for software developers. According to the United States Bureau of Labour, software development jobs has been and will continue to be the fastest growing segment of all occupations. However, …

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Feb 08 2017

The balancing act: safety online versus accessibility

With the pervasiveness of the Internet, and all of its attendant dangers, it is crucial that we are safe online. Here, we discuss the balancing act we all required to do in that regard. Yesterday, 7 February, the world commemorated Safer Internet Day (SID): to recognise the importance of being safe online, and to encourage …

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Feb 01 2017

Key issues, opportunities and challenges of e-testing

Regional examining body, CXC launched e-testing this month. Here we discuss some of the issues, opportunities and challenges that would need to be addressed, if the organisation decides to implement it more widely Last week, regional examining body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) launched electronic (e-) testing of its multiple choice paper for the January …

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Jan 20 2017

3 ways online reviews have changed the retail industry

It is not just online shopping that has changed how customers shop. Here we discuss three ways in which having access to online reviews has changed the retail industry. Although we might now take it for granted, without a doubt, the retail industry has irrevocably changed, thanks to customers now having the ability to share …

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