Author: Solomon

Hi there, I'm a Software Engineer, Administrator & advocate for Jamaica Cultural Alliance, and a local farmer. Always questioning the status quo in search of better alternatives. Motto: "Love your life perfect your life, beautify all things in your life - Tecumseh" Favourite slangs: "At least am alive" & "Bless up"
Linux and Other Open Source Technologies: The Benefits for Jamaica
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Linux and Other Open Source Technologies: The Benefits for Jamaica

This is my first blog post on this platform and without further ado, I wish to say many thanks to the Geezam blog community for having me on their platform. The work that you guys are doing is amazing!   My Theme Hi! Have you ever thought about the technologies used by some of the most successful companies around the world - take for example Facebook, Google, Airbnb & Twitter? Have you thought about the tools that were used during their initial stages of development? News flash, they all started out using Linux or other forms of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Now, they are "all grown up" and FOSS still forms part of their critical infrastructure. With that chain of thought, have you ever thought about why some of our main institutions (governmental and non-govern...