The Kalipersad Factor

Reading Time: 3 minutesAbove: Dominic Kalipersad, one year post-retirement. Photo from the Mr Kalipersad’s collection. I’ve known Dominic Kalipersad since I began my career as a photographer. Our first […]

Digicel calls for OTT taxation…again

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith many more countries around the world getting on board with efforts to ensure that online giants like Facebook, Google and WhatsApp obey the law and […]

Sharing is the new normal

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Conner Galway leads a discussion on social media opportunities at the Kapok Hotel. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. Originally published in the Trinidad Guardian on April 19, […]

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 […]

Angelo’s absence

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Angelo Bissessarsingh flips through his newly published book in January, 2016. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1079 for February 07, 2017 Angelo Bissessarsingh is gone. For […]

Death of a Facebook friend

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: The Facebook profile default, adapted for the current situation. BitDepth#1046 for June 21, 2016 Last week, a friend of mine was killed. He died of […]

The price of intolerance

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Friends on a beach. Don’t mind me, I’m just here, sipping tea. Illustration by Jitka Vesela/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1011 for October 20, 2015 It must have happened 43 […]

Communications breakdown

Reading Time: 3 minutesBitDepth#990 for May 26, 2015 It was around five years ago that I realised that the way I communicate had completely changed. Never one for long […]

Political slander in the time of Facebook

Reading Time: 3 minutesBitDepth#982 for March 30, 2015 “I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it […]

Losing the middle

Reading Time: 4 minutesBitDepth #981 for March 24, 2015 In just one week, T&T has experienced two shocks to the electoral system that do not bode well for the […]

Are local Instagram users being hacked?

Reading Time: 1 minuteInformation security specialist Shiva Bissessar warns of a possible new outbreak of hacked photos on Instagram affecting local users of the service. He warns… The increasing […]

Facebook users should know better

Reading Time: 3 minutesBitDepth#945 for July 15 After all these years of casual mistreatment by the business, one might have expected Facebook users to be a bit more level […]

Licks, spreading like fire

Reading Time: 4 minutesBitDepth#934 for April 29 By now, there’s unlikely to be a single person in T&T who’s on Facebook who hasn’t had that video of a 12-year-old […]