Participants attending the January 24 to 27 Mobile Apps Workshop in St. Kitts will be challenged to unleash this aspect of technology as a tool for positive change.
The workshop is organized by the Department of Information Technology and aims to provide the technical and technological skills required to direct the creativity of youth away from antisocial activities, as well as to instil values that inspire thoughtful consideration of solutions to community issues. Continue reading →
Officials at the Department of Technology are finalizing arrangements for the first mobile application development workshop which is expected to open a world of possibilities to locals.
The workshop runs from January 24 to 27, 2012, and will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. Participants will learn industry skills that demonstrate how to create applications, Continue reading →
This is the continuation of the article by Bevil Wooding from yesterday
By Bevil Wooding
Local Content & Applications
Encouraging, branding, packaging and ultimately, utilizing locally developed content, applications and services is fundamental to the development of the local internet economy. Countries can debate the merits of nationally coordinated initiatives versus uncoordinated market-efforts to support local innovations and content development. No one can argue, however, that a multi-faceted approach is necessary to create a comprehensive and sustainable local content industry. Continue reading →
Understanding the Global Internet Through a Local Lens
The beauty of the Internet is the unprecedented efficiency with which it serves the diverse information appetites of so many across the world. However, even though any individual can now potentially reach a global audience, the internet landscape remains unevenly dominated by the cultural and economic powerhouses of the world. Continue reading →
Want to find out what’s happening in Antigua and Barbuda? Well now there’s an app for that. Participants at the first ever Mobile App development Training workshop in Antigua and Barbuda built an app called In Antigua from scratch as the final exercise in an intensive two-day course. The workshop hosted by the Antigua Barbuda Investment Authority (ABIA) together with BrightPath Foundation, a non-profit organization, was part of the annual ICT Fest. Continue reading →