Mostly unplugged in Tobago

Above: A view of Little Tobago. All photographs by Taran Rampersad. Click to enlarge. Having decided that I needed some time away to consider life and […]

Detesting the untested

Illustration by AlienCat/DepositPhotos “It’s an untested technology, so it’s an untested business, and we can’t give a loan based on that.” The words fell from the […]

Surveillance isn’t seeing

Surveillance cameras. Image from DepositPhotos/Wavebreakmedia Not too long ago, the Beetham highway was the scene of protest. I listened to some people in a local coffee […]

Beyond disaster to preparedness

Above: Tropical weather systems Hurricane Norma, left, on the Pacific Ocean side of Mexico; Jose, center, east of Florida; Tropical Storm Maria, second from right, north […]

Broad strokes: Flaws in fastforward II

Above: When you grade your own report card, it’s easy to come put looking good. Photo by OlyPhotoStories/DepositPhotos. The Draft National ICT Plan, fastforward II, is open […]