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Free WiFi

Posted on June 8, 2013 at 5:50 AM

Gratis wifi in 37 steden

door onze redactie


Het Tielse bedrijf Bullseye WiFi wil in de tweede helft van dit jaar in alle stadcentra van de 37 grootste Nederlandse steden, waaronder Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam en Utrecht, gratis en snel breedbandinternet aanbieden via wifi.

Door eenmalig anoniem in te loggen kan iedereen genieten van zijn of haar favoriete muziek via bijvoorbeeld Spotify, kijken ...

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Privacy and Security 3.0

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (1335)

Het is een probleem. Hacken enzo vindt dagelijks plaats. Maar blijkbaar kan dit 3.0 niet stoppen. Dagelijks wordt er naat oplossingen gezocht.


Government 2.0

Posted on June 6, 2013 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (417)

Dit schreef Runy op zijn...

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Introduction to Caribbean SIDS

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (1030)



The Caribbean SIDS are shaped by colonialism, slavery, the abolishment of slavery and the decolonization process. What has developed is at least four versions multi cultures society: Anglo-Saxon, Spanish, French and Dutch. There are also islands mainly influenced by the United States of America. There are many similarities and differences. The SIDS can learn from each other. This does not happen enough because they are not only separated by sea but also by culture...

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Sustainable development in the Caribbean

Posted on April 15, 2013 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (1460)



Sustainable development is a leading Global trend. The definition of sustainable development is: The most frequently quoted definition is from the Brundtland Report:



"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”



It is about the three P’s: Planet. People and Profit. The percept...

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Gold is not green

Posted on April 13, 2013 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (1798)

In the beginning of 2013 the government of Suriname that has signed a contract with the companies Iamgold and Newmont. The government started a joined venture to win gold. The possible earnings are enormous. Suriname will not have the majority of the shares. This exploration will be at the expense of the indigenous population and the forest. Gold is not green

(, Accessed on 13 April 2013)


How long will the financial service sector in the Caribbean last?

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (684)

It seems that the financial services inCaribbean in 2013 are under fire more than ever. They are criticized for theirlack of transparency and the role the local government play in this. The resultis that the rich in the rich countries hide their money in the Caribbean. Thequestion is how long can the Caribbean stand the pressure?  Is it not time to develop new product and services?

 (, Accessed on 12 April 2013)


Caribbean SIDS are red

Posted on April 12, 2013 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (999)

What theory can explain the the paterns we see in the caribbean SIDS? Spiral Dynamics! Spiral Dynamics argues that human nature is notfixed: humans are able, when forced by life conditions, to adapt to theirenvironment by constructing new, more complex, conceptual models of theworld that allow them to handle the new problems.  Each new modeltranscends and includes all previous models. According to Beck and Cowan, theseconceptual models are organized around so-called vMemes: systems ofcor...

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U.S. Virgin Island

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (1080)

U.S. Virgin Island is a unincorprated US territory. Tourism is the primary economic activity. The islands normally host 2 million visitors a year, many of whom visit on cruise ships.

The manufacturing sector consists of mainly rum distilling. The agricultural sector is small, with most food being imported. International business and financial services are a small but growing component of the economy. Most energy is also generated from imported oil, leading to electricity costs four...

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Trinidad and Tobago

Posted on April 11, 2013 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (1665)

Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest and most developed nations in the Caribbean and is listed in the top 40 (2010 information) of the 70 High Income countries in the world. It has one of the highest GDP per capita of USD $20,300 (2011) in the Caribbean.[43] In November 2011, the OECD removed Trinidad and Tobago from its list of Developing Countries.[44] Trinidad's economy is strongly influenced by the petroleum industry. Tourism and manufacturing are also important to the...

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