We live in a unique moment in history where the pace of technological change is evolving at an exponential rate and the speed of digital transformation has no precedence. Twenty years ago, the rate of digital traffic per day was approximately 20 gigabytes. Today, digital traffic has grown to two exabytes (EB) per day (1 EB is equal to 1billion gigabytes). Internet usage by … [Read more...] about Welcome to the first issue of The Next Wave Magazine!
IDB’s US$1billion commitment to climate-smart investments The President of the Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno and Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson hosted the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator launch, on August 9 at 12PM EST at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus Assembly Hall Kingston, Jamaica. The Most Honourable Andrew … [Read more...] about The IDB partners with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to build the first climate-smart zone
The Jamaica Women’s Health Survey that has been in the making for several years is finally here. It is a pleasure for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to be finally launching this project today. This project is particularly important to the IDB because today we are giving a voice to women and a real dimension to this problem. Violence against women can take many forms … [Read more...] about The Jamaica’s Women’s Health Survey is finally here!
The Open Music Initiative may just have discovered how to leverage technology to protect and promote the artistic talent and save the music industry along the way. By Roger Santodomingo Panos Panay sees himself as a mediocre guitar player. But he doesn't lack talent completely. His high standards inevitably skew his confession. In fact, his guitarist instinct might be … [Read more...] about Interview with Panos Panay: The Simple Formula Sparking a Musical Revolution
Directed by Lynn Saghir, produced by District7Media Imagine our Caribbean, our #OneCaribbean, becoming the world’s first climate-smart zone---a collection of economies that thrive on renewable energy – by applying technological innovations to confront the effects of climate change as well as creating spaces for the people of the Caribbean to be safe, … [Read more...] about Jump Caribbean! Our Caribbean in 2040