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 […]

Ambition outstrips execution at local IT Expo

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Highlight speaker Calvin Bryant gets religious at the IT Expo 2017. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1086 for March 28, 2017 The inaugural IT Expo held […]

Microsoft goes hip with groupware

Reading Time: 3 minutes Above: Nobody was ever this happy to see me anywhere I worked. Video conferencing in Microsoft Teams. Image courtesy Microsoft. BitDepth#1085 for March 21, 2017 On […]

What the hell, Apple?

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: In June 1997, Wired called on Apple’s fans to pray. In 2017, the company’s professional users won’t resort to prayer, they will simply switch. BitDepth#1084 […]

Carnival’s future, reflected in brass

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove:Sound engineer Robin Foster (left) discusses loading logistics with Etienne Charles on Carnival Monday afternoon as the band prepares to leave its assembly point. Photo by […]

A tabanca of potential

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbove: Legendary masquerader Charles Peace makes his final appearance on the Savannah stage. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1082 for February 28, 2017 The technician leaned conspiratorially […]

Contemplating Carnival copyright

Reading Time: 4 minutesAbove: Stageside crowd control on Carnival Tuesday evening in 1993 as Peter Minshall’s Donkey Derby crosses the Queen’s Park Savannah stage. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1081 […]

Sit on it and spin around

Reading Time: 3 minutesAbove: The Steelcase Leap chair. Photo courtesy Steelcase. BitDepth#1080 for February 14, 2017 My adventures with chairs go back three decades to my doctor’s warning – […]