The media advertising problem

Since the MediaTrak surveys stopped in 2015, there has been no public unveiling of any metrics for the media industry and the advertising that supports it.

The to-do list, redux

Rewriting tasks to a refreshed priority refocuses the importance of looming deadlines.

To the Edge and beyond

As many as 36 per cent of Microsoft’s corporate users are still using Windows 7 and are bouncing between a modern browser and IE 11. Nothing less than full, flawless backward compatibility is going to get any of those customers to upgrade.

Point Fortin goes cashless

WiPay will deliver 50 more terminals next week and plans to deploy 100 in total in Point Fortin at no charge. The pilot project targets small and micro-businesses.

The pointless press conference

If the highlight of your event is to cut a ribbon, hold up an oversized cheque or to press a big button, it might be time to rethink strategy.

My favorite things

The first time I saw a scratch removed using Photoshop’s clone tool, I knew the old ways were over. To say that I was sold would be an understatement.

Presents of Christmas past

The best gift just disappears into your life, papered over by time, not fancy wrapping, immersing itself into the flow of your daily routine.

About that new 5G network…

“The scenario is fully portable and will work anywhere that has 5G coverage. At this time the unrestricted movement is allowed.” – Hassel Bacchus

The default to cynicism

Madoff’s patrician old-world charm won him billions in investments for a Ponzi scheme while Amanda Knox’s quirky response at a murder put her in jail for four years.

Chrome, I’m gonna quit you, baby

It was once considered good form to build these bits of code to expire after the user left the website, but many cookies in use today are persistent, sticking around in your browser.

We mindf***ed ourselves

In Wylie’s book, all his youthful techy friends are misled heroes and the old people are the villains, even when they are painted as charming rogues.

A Digicel triumphant

Chandrika Samaroo announced that the company had been awarded frequency in the 850MHZ spectrum on the AWS (Advanced Wireless Services) carrier band in July and licensed it in August.

What being a paperboy taught me 

Delivering newspapers was a gateway drug into the business of journalism. Years after I began writing, my mother kept teasing me that newspaper ink had permanently tainted my blood.

AmCham’s cybersecurity warnings

With more than US$1 billion paid in ransomware demands in 2016 alone and years of work lost in data that remains inaccessible, the cost of not securing networks has sharply risen in the last five years.

Dear John…

Whether it was exploring the woods above the school, a region declared absolutely out of bounds, or snorkelling among particularly vicious rocks at Macqueripe, you were always out front, urging the timid and sensible onward.