Steady but Slow — Open Data’s Progress in the Caribbean

Matthew McNaughton, Founding Principal of Slshroots co-authored with Denique Ferguson and Alesha Aris of the SlashRoots Foundation. It was originally published on the Open Knowledge International’s Blog in support of the 2016 Global Open Data Index Launch. The Global Open Data Index and the Caribbean Then Over the last two years, the

SAVE THE DATE: Our Next Kingston BETA event will be on Thursday March 2nd, 2017

It’s Kingston BETA's 10th anniversary year and our first event for 2017. We are kicking off a year-long 10th anniversary celebration with the first in our event series. It will be on Thursday March 2, 2016 at JAMPRO Head Quarters, 18 Trafalgar Road in New Kingston Business District. It starts at

Where do you get data for/from the Caribbean Region?

by Corbeaux, Editor of Disenfranchised Data If you have ever tried to get data for or about the Caribbean region, you would find that, there is not one location for all the data, but an array of silos, where you then have to search and pick through to find the data

When a Jamaican Vlogger Becomes a Deejay and hits the Billboard Reggae Top 10 Chart

Trabulation, the eight-track EP by Jamaicanvlogger-turned-deejay Trabass, debuts at number eight on the Billboard Reggae album chart. Released on December 9 via Trabass TV LLC, Trabulation is produced by Track Star Music Group. It features collaborations with Lincoln 3dot, Khaos, Sekuence, Alovich, and El Capiitan. Born Andrew Chambers, Trabass is from

SOLD OUT! No Tickets left for Caribbean Bloggers Week Meetup in NYC!?

With 3 weeks still to go, Mikelah Rose, the Founder of StyleandVibes.com and Host for the Caribbean Bloggers Week Meetup New York  reported to us that it is sold out! You can add yourself to the waiting list. On Saturday December 10th, 2016 Bloggers, Youtubers, Podcasters, Instagrammers, Tweeters, Snapchatters and

Caribbean Bloggers Week Meetups will be in 4 cities around the World. Got Your Tickets Yet?

This is the first year of SiliconCaribe’s Caribbean Bloggers Week. It will be staged on December 5th- 10th, 2016. It’s 90 percent virtual ( see schedule of online activities here) with Blogger Meetups in Kingston, Jamaica;  Port of Spain, Trinidad; New York City, USA and London, United Kingston on the

Got Digital Influence!? Then getLISTED in the Silicon Caribe’s Blog Directory

Got Digital Influence!? Then do more with It! Do you regularly create stunningly useful and engaging digital content? Do you have an audience that lives for every video, podcast, picture and post your make? Want to Work with Brands from around the World? Let them find you easier. Register your blog