Electric Power Lines

JPS Using Open Source Tools To Reduce Non-Technical Loss

Source pexels.com   Internationally, Jamaica is well known for both sports, culture and the high cost of electricity; even Solomon Island is worried about their #1 spot. The high cost of electricity in combination with the other economic factors has resulted in an increase in the number of theft. It has been reported that theft […]

Let’s Encrypt with Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a not for profit company with a mission of encrypting every traffic on the internet. Based on recent news, they are on track of achieving their audacious target. They were able to disrupt the Certificate Authority (CA) industry in less than six (6) years. They turn industry on it’s head by providing […]

System76 Lemur: My Purebred Linux Laptop

As an advocate for Open Source Technology, I’ve put my money where my mouth is and purchased a purebred-Linux based laptop, the System76 Lemur. I’m pleased with this purchase and I’ll be sharing a few bells and whistle along with the deltas that I’ve noticed over the past seven months.   , you may not […]

Freedom

Breaking News: “Government of Jamaica to Actively Pursue Greater Use of Open Source Software”

  Let us declare February as the month of liberation. In this month, we celebrate Black History, Reggae Music, Bob Marley, Clarendon College founder’s day,  Open Source (Happy Birthday!) and this liberating announcement about Jamaican Government looking to use more Open Source. In this press release, Hon. Andrew Wheatley (Minister of Science and Technology) highlights […]

Geezam! Barcelona Declaring Independence from Proprietary software

Just when I thought that the Catalonia referendum would have been the only surprise happening in Spain, the city of Barcelona is on a path to full technological independence. The mission has been dubbed the “full technological sovereignty” of Barcelona. According to Zdnet.com, they will be performing a full migration from proprietary to open source […]