Can calypso survive in the digital age?

Above: Kurt Allen performing at the finals of the 2012 Calypso Monarch competition. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. A review of Kurt Allen’s Griotism, originally published in the T&T Guardian, January 19, 2016. Griotism is that rarest of Carnival albums, a full collection of music, prepared and produced before the formal start of the festival and […]

The eBook archive

BitDepth#997 for July 14, 2015 It’s hard to believe, but it’s been just over 40 years now. Sometime around 1974, I sat on a culvert at Trinity College in Moka waiting for the school bus to arrive and opened my schoolbag to turn the first page of an weathered copy of a new action hero […]

Surveying the T&T digital Divide

Global Voices publishes the second part of their interview with mSurvey, who recently completed a comprehensive examination of the distribution of digital information in T&T. The first installment of the interview and story is here. You can find the PDF of the survey results here. The PDF of the full report is here.