society and tech

A collection of 13 posts

Jul 11, 2019

Barbados v5.3: Global R&D Hub

Barbados v5.3: Global R&D Hub

Barbados is poised to direct the Caribbean in building the platform for a new type of visitor; the extra-regional nomad of the scientific, technological frontier.

Apr 6, 2018

No rest for the weary.

No rest for the weary.

If nothing else, 2018 has proven that tech companies can no longer be trusted to self-regulate in the face of profits.

Jul 3, 2017

Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 3.

Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 3.

The institutions have even shown a reluctance to handle funds, both macro-economically as is evident by the devastating correspondent banks’ de-risking exercise and micro-economically, where local banks have implemented or raised fees to manage accounts.

Jun 26, 2017

Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 2.

Living in a technological and social tsunami - Part 2.

While both public and private sectors may have taken advantage of technology to automate, reduce and otherwise optimise back-office operations, neither governments nor Caribbean financiers have spent as much time addressing changes in consumer needs and desires.