Journalism 2017: The lost visual history

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Getting from atoms to bits is the great challenge of modern digital archiving. Illustration by Andrea Danti/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1101 for July 11, 2017 It’s not as […]

Journalism 2017: The content dilemma

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: There will probably never again be a medium with the implied authority of stacked and locked lead type stamping ink on newsprint. Photo by Simone […]

The Cybercrime Bill for journalists

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: The law is coming to cybertown. The next steps will be crucial to ensuring freedom of expression. Illustration by BeeBright/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1098 for June 20, 2017 […]

Mo’ photos, mo’ problems

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: The 2013 World Press Photo of the year shows two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and her three-year-old brother Muhammad who were killed when their house was destroyed by […]

Where the wild data charges roam

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Modern smartphones can connect almost everywhere from anywhere. Photo illustration by SIphotography/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1094 for May 23, 2017 There’s been a lot of conversation in media, […]

Tidying Windows 10

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Microsoft’s Ineke Geesink. Photo by Jose ISA Barahona, courtesy Microsoft. BitDepth#1093 for May 16, 2017 The two-year history of Windows 10 has been a surprisingly […]

Girls and tech…with vigour

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Students of the UWI Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering begin mapping their environmental awareness solution at the inaugural Girls in ICT Day Hackathon. Photo […]

The challenge facing the new skills initiative

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Carolina González-Velosa, photographed in a meeting room at the IDB’s Port-of-Spain offices. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1090 for April 24, 2017 A fortnight ago, before […]

Right person, wrong place, wrong time

Reading Time: 3 minutesAbove: Maxine Williams, Facebook’s Global Director of Diversity, delivers a Distinguished Open Lecture at the St Augustine campus last week. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1089 for […]

The pliability of perception

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Is the pen mightier than the fact? Illustration by Lightsource/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1088 for April 11, 2017 There’s a real danger facing traditional media as it struggles to […]

A skittish Samsung in resurgence

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Samsung_DeX: Samsung’s Director of Strategy Suzanne De Silva and John Wong explain DeX, a device that turns the company’s smartphones into a desktop system. Photo […]