Category: Technology

diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways from the PSOJ Social Media Business Conference 2017

On February 28, 2017, the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) hosted its first Social Media Business Conference at the Worthington, Spanish Court hotel in Jamaica. The venue was full to capacity with attendees from all levels of business and

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What Is World Radio Day?

Since the proclamation was made at the United Nations 36th Session, February 13 has been delineated as World Radio Day. Why February 13? Because that was the day the United Nations radio was established in 1946. It is a day to celebrate

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Who Are You Following? Popular Jamaican Social Media Personalities

Who are you following on social media these days? If we were to take a census from your timeline, what would it reveal about your personality, tastes and preferences? Does Jamaica feature in your day-to-day consumption of news, views, tweets

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10 Milestone Years in Jamaica’s Civil Aviation History

Jamaica has come a long way where air travel is concerned. Moving from its first flight ever in 1911, to the establishment of Air Jamaica Ltd, and the opening of our airways with the establishment of groups such as the

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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Tyrone Wilson

Name: Tyrone Wilson Age: 30 Name of business: eMedia Interactive & iCreate Institute Your job title: Founder, President & CEO Age at which you started your business: 21 What do you think is the most important character trait in a

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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Jovan Evans

Name: Jovan Evans Age: 34 Name of business: AquaFlow Products & Services Ltd. Your job title: Product Developer Age at which you started your business: 33  What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? Being resilient: thriving when

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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Craslyn Benjamin

Name: Craslyn Benjamin Age: 30 Name of business: Benlar Foods Limited Your job title: Chief Executive Officer Age at which you started your business: 27 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? Possessing the ability to work hard

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#Infographic: Who wants to work with weed in Jamaica?

See our list of the studies done on marijuana in Jamaica, with links. Or have a look at Jamaica’s Dangerous Drugs Act, which details the illegal uses of weed in Jamaica.

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#TipThursday: Give Thanks for Science & Technology

Imagine your life without all the luxuries provided by developments in science and technology. Would you be able to survive? Think about it. What if there were no vaccines for immunisation, no medicines to cure illnesses, no bathrooms or toilets,

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What is National Science & Technology Month?

The Jamaican Government observes November as National Science & Technology Month, with the aim of educating people about how crucial science and technology is to national development. Annually, activities are organised with the intention of getting people to make the

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