The BitDepth column written by Mark Lyndersay.
Commentary about current technology events, trends or developments.
Press releases from technology related vendors, clients and developers.
Old reporting that’s relevant again
Brief notes and reports on technology developments in Trinidad and Tobago.
Reporting on technology matters.
Stories that include video clips
Conversations of interest
“We realised that there was an ecosystem that makes use of Facebook and Instagram, and it’s easier to build in an environment like that.”
Facebook’s aggressive development of the WhatsApp platform essentially supplanted the role of BBM for a new generation of mobile phone users.
Digital publishers are still operating with the same presumptions that prevailed when they produced a product composed of atoms, the outdated notion they are competing with each other.
“Technology startups have an incredible potential to transform the community, which is why we believe in supporting the entrepreneurs of the Caribbean to drive sustainable development in the region”
Above: Google+ comes to an end. Base image by fergregory/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1167 for October 18, 2018 Last week Google announced that it would be shutting down the consumer […]
The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has reaffirmed its partnership with Facebook with an agreement to broadcast the 34 matches this year to 54 countries. The […]
We all know by now, or should, about who owns our data – and we like to think it’s our own, where we can download and […]
Illustration by Mattz90/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1138 for March 29, 2018 Faust was a scholar and a charlatan, a well-to-do man who was not satisfied with what he had, […]
Statement by the Honourable Attorney General regarding whistleblowing allegations concerning Cambridge Analytica, Aggregate IQ and the Strategic Communication Laboratories. Madam Speaker, I have been authorised by […]
The Trinidad Express reports on Justice Frank Seepersad’s ruling on defamatory posts attributed to a local Facebook user… It is difficult to fathom how any right […]
Above: 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 […]
With 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 […]
Above: Any day on social media. Photo by Avemario/DepositPhotos. BitDepth#1095 for May 30, 2017 In light of the recent travails of local politicians, not to mention […]
Above: 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, […]
Above: 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 […]