What is blockchain technology? Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that evolved from the internet of information and represents a second phase of the internet. Whereas the first era of the internet democratized the exchange of information, blockchain promises to democratize the exchange of real value. Blockchain emerged in late 2008, in the midst of the global … [Read more...] about Blockchain Technology Explained and What It Could Mean for the Caribbean
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Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebrate the spirit of their people through the expressions of Art, Music, Food, Folklore, Theatre and Dance at the Caribbean Festival of Arts known as CARIFESTA. From Thursday, Aug 17 to Sun, Aug 27, Barbados will be hosting the 13th Caribbean regional edition of this exciting … [Read more...] about CARIFESTA 2017: Bringing the Best of the Caribbean’s Arts, Culture and Youth to Barbados
"Usain Bolt - The Bolt!" by Nick Webb is licensed under CC BY 2.0 By Marlene Saint Martin The rush of seeing Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning medals in three different editions of the Olympic Games has not faded as yet. During 17 days, we cheered while watching our favorite athletes aspire to Olympic glory in Rio 2016. Our Caribbean athletes, many of whom have … [Read more...] about How To Win Like A Caribbean Olympic Champion
When I first heard the term, my mind strayed to the lyrics of Trinidadian Soca Star, Machel Mantano's, 2014 Carnival hit “Like a Boss”. Interestingly, after much reading I was able to find one link between “Like a Boss” and “Superboss” - in both cases the concept speaks to supercharging persons. In the first instance a good party, in the latter turbocharging careers. … [Read more...] about Are you a Superboss?
Firstly let me declare my hand, I am not a faithful West Indies cricket fan. I am drawn into the role of spectator in our home, when my husband is watching cricket on television. This usually involves him screaming and shouting at the top of his lungs as if the players could hear him through the television screen. … [Read more...] about Can Lessons Be Learnt from West Indies Cricket?