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Huawei Seeds of the Future Program promoting Tech4Good for UWI and UTECH Students
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Huawei Seeds of the Future Program promoting Tech4Good for UWI and UTECH Students

“We also welcome students from different faculty or majors to join, allowing them to understand technology and digitalization within a cross-discipline context.” - Huawei commenting on the 5th annual staging ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme. Telecom Giants Huawei will once again be accommodating students from both the University of the West Indies and The University of Technology for its 5th annual staging ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme. Huawei Jamaica has partnered with these universities since 2017, providing the opportunity for students to learn about Huawei’s international business culture at the company’s headquarters. This trip has continuously benefitted students as the course of the programme focuses on information communication technology (ICT), preparing them for their vent...
Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop
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Jamaica Animation Nation Network launch and Intellectual Property Workshop

The Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) will be having its official launch on Saturday July 26th and will also be hosting a workshop to allow creators to learn how to manage their intellectual property and monetize your creativity. The event is aimed at anyone interested in animation, whether professional or new comer such as Animators, Illustrators, Writers, Storyboard Artists, Comic Book Artists, TV/Film Musicians. Event details Date: July 26th 2014 Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: UTECH (LT10A) Organizer: Jamaica Animation Nation Network (JANN) Cost: Free Website: http://www.animationjamaica.com/ Schedule: Welcome JANN Presentation Presentation from MSTEM Presentation from JAMPRO Presentation from the Film Commission JIPO: Managing Your Intellec...
IBM and the Watson
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IBM and the Watson

IBM (International Business Machines), affectionately called Big Blue, has been making headlines for its various research initiatives. There was the improving of the efficiency in the manufacturing process of microchips in collaboration with the Diamond Consortium from the EU (European Union). IBM also developed a Solar-powered Desalination Plant for the city of Al-Khafji in collaboration with the Saudi-based Research group called the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Then there was the breakthrough in amorphous real-time decryption without decoding the encrypted message, thanks to a thirty five (35) year old IBM Intern named Craig Gentry. This has some serious implications for Blackberry users (read anti-US insurgents!) and their supposedly private BB Messages, on...