June 20, 2019

The future of statistics is cloud-based

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Newly retired Director of Statistics in Saint Lucia shares exclusive views on the future of statistics in the region Statistical development is, and continues to be, the raison d’être of the now retired Director of Statistics for Saint Lucia, Edwin St. Catherine. During his tenure as Director, the Caribbean region has seen several statistical development milestones in […]

Flat Earthers plan a cruise that uses charts of a round planet to navigate

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By Morgan Sung From Mashable Someone is going to tell them, right? Flat Earthers from around the globe disc are planning an all-out cruise for the 2020 Flat Earther International Conference. Promised to be the “biggest, boldest, best adventure yet,” the cruise will bring like-minded people together who all believe the planet is a disc protected by an […]

Cinder the Bear was tragically killed by a hunter, after famously surviving a wildfire

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By Laura Goldman From Care2 One evening in July 2014, as the worst wildfire in the history of Washington State burned nearby, a little bear cub with third-degree burns on each of her paws crawled up a driveway into Steve Love’s backyard. Love gave the emaciated cub fruit and water through the night until an officer with […]

SELLAS Life Sciences announces settlement of counterclaims against JGB (Cayman) Newton, Ltd. for $6.6 million payment by JGB

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Follows Dismissal by Court of All Claims Against SELLAS  Debenture and All Security Interests Held by JGB Terminated NEW YORK, Nov. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SELLAS Life Sciences Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SLS) (“SELLAS” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel cancer immunotherapies for a broad range of cancer indications, […]

How to deal with the most common rideshare driver types

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Using a rideshare app to commute to work is growing in popularity. Many young professionals are foregoing car payments and instead deciding to use services like Uber and Lyft to get around. This also includes business travellers who would rather use a rideshare service than rent a car in the city or town they are […]

Wildflowers as Pesticides

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A Beautiful Solution: UK, Switzerland Experiment With Using Strips of Wildflowers as Natural Pesticides BY RAIN NOE From Core77 Pesticides are bad for humans, and they’ve been linked to everything from birth defects to cancer. They’re not much better for the environment: In “Sustaining the Earth,” textbook author G. Tyler Miller–the man who literally wrote […]

BVI Gov’t launches ‘BVI Open for Business’ app

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Reproduced courtesy of BVINEWS.COM From OECS Thursday, January 11, 2018 — At a time when visitors have been invited back to the British Virgin Islands, Government has launched a ‘BVI Open for Business’ app. The app is an interactive map of the territory detailing the public and private-sector businesses that are now operating. The map […]

Top benefits of real-time tracking for public transport

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The advancements in GPS and cloud technology have made real-time tracking a viable solution for many fleet organizations today, including city bus companies. Where cities and public transport groups have started to implement GPS tracking into their city bus operations the efficiency of their systems have dramatically increased.  This has made a significant impact on […]

Cayman Islands Government & Motorola Agreement signed

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The Cayman Islands will soon be home to the most modern radio system for public safety and emergency communications in the Caribbean, after signing an agreement with Motorola Solutions on Thursday, 14 December 2017. During a press conference the Ministry of Home Affairs announced its newest partnership with the leading supplier of emergency telecommunications equipment. […]

2 ex-Tesla engineers are using an old trick from Elon Musk to build their new startup

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By Danielle Muoi From Business Insider Self-driving cars rely on high-definition maps to know exactly where they are even if GPS fails. Tesla collects data from its cars to build these maps for its Autopilot and self-driving-car efforts. Two former Tesla engineers are taking a page out of Tesla’s book by crowdsourcing data to build […]