Category Archive: Computing

Nov 16 2016

Will software robots make humans obsolete in the workplace?

Organisations worldwide are excited about software robots, but for the ordinary Joe, there are already concerns that these robots will replace us in the workplace. We discuss the issue, and highlight an implication that should be of concern in the Caribbean. At the inaugural student conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, Minister …

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Nov 09 2016

3 essentials to realise Internet economies in the Caribbean

Although virtually all countries worldwide want to have an Internet economy, many of them appear not to know how to achieve it. Here we highlight three essentials ought to be implemented. For the past several years, a key goal most countries have envisaged, having expended considerable effort to improve their telecoms and ICT infrastructure and …

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Nov 02 2016

The PC: why isn’t it dead as yet?

In light of predictions to the contrary, the PC is still alive and kicking. Here we highlight three factors that have contributed to its longevity. If the pundits are to be believed, the personal computer (PC) should have been dead and gone by now. The PC, a category which includes the desktop computer,the workstation and …

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Oct 21 2016

Have we gotten so proficient in gaming the Internet it is losing its lustre?

In the push for traffic, viral content and revenue, has our online experience been so manipulated the Internet losing its appeal? For many of us, and if we are prepared to admit it, we are becoming fatigued by the Internet. While this by no way means that we are cutting it out of our lives …

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Oct 14 2016

In celebration of free software

Tomorrow is Software Freedom Day, but very few Caribbean countries will be recognising its importance, and promoting it, although it is essential to many organisations in the region. For the past 12 years, and on 15 October, Software Freedom Day is celebrated worldwide. Admittedly, from the term ‘software freedom”, it may not be entirely clear …

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