Category Archive: Computing

Feb 10 2016

4 ways to play your part for a safer Internet

In commemoration of Safer Internet Day, we recommend four practices to improve online safety and security. Yesterday, 9 February, over 100 countries worldwide celebrated Safer Internet Day to promote, and as the name suggests safer Internet and more responsible use of online technology and mobile/cellular phones, especially among children and youth. Consistent with this year’s …

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Feb 05 2016

Instant messaging: why is it so popular?

A brief discussion on instant messaging and three reasons why it has become so popular. Who would have thought that in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century text messaging would still be popular? While traditionally the term ‘text messaging’ referred to the Short Messaging Service (SMS) offered by mobile/cellular communications providers, …

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Feb 03 2016

4 challenges, opportunities and trends of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A discussion of some of the challenges, opportunities and trends anticipated during the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which we are currently experiencing. Whether you realise it or not, we are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Industry 4.0. The First Industrial Revolution occurred in the late 1700s when steam and water power were harnessed …

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Jan 22 2016

Online collaboration in the 21st century

With Wikipedia turning 15 this year, we discuss online collaboration some popular examples, and some of its pros and cons. To varying degrees, we take the options available for online collaboration for granted. Today, a broad range of platforms and services are available – some of which might be considered generic in nature; whilst others …

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Dec 09 2015

Snapshot: 2015 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

An update of how well Caribbean countries performed on the latest ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunications Union. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2015 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services.  The report also …

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