+ 31 06 154 38 185
a@eyesonsuriname.com

Category: Digital

Frames of mind

Frames of mind

The first reference charts for the human brain have been completed They could become a useful tool in tracking both healthy and unhealthy ageing antonfoek Amsterdam, January 22nd 2023 — If a doctor wants to know how well a child is growing, he can turn to clinically validated charts that detail precisely how that child compares…
Read more

Digital Journalism

Data Journalism in a Digital World

Amsterdam, 21 January 2023– In today’s highly-connected and instantaneous world, we have access to a massive amount of information at our fingertips. Historically, however, this hasn’t always been the case.  Time travel back just 20 years ago to 2002, and you’d notice the vast majority of people were still waiting on the daily paper or…
Read more

Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Possibly Free WiFi on all KLM flights

Steps ahead  eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, January 2, 2023– Starting this month, KLM will test whether it is possible to allow passengers to make massive use of WiFi during intercontinental flights.  The airline is going one step further than it did in April 2021. At that time, the aim was that eighteen Boeing 737-800s would be equipped…
Read more

Whistleblower's Day

Wistleblowers Day Globally Celebrated

Suriname // Hakinbank eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 21st 2022–With World Whistleblowers Day just around the corner, we take a moment to recognise the crucial role that whistleblowers play in the fight for a more just world. Whistleblowers have exposed wrongdoing and fraud, uncovered the theft of public funds and helped save millions of taxpayers’ money.  The…
Read more

Estonian President Alar Karis

Estonian President Alar Karis

Make green thinking and resilience a guiding, digital principle  eyesonsuriname Tallinn/Amsterdam, 11 May 2022–The President of Estonia Alar Karis emphasized the need to keep resilience and green thinking in mind, addressing international digital leaders at the e-Governance Conference in Tallinn on 11 May 2022. According to President Karis, the examples from Ukraine and Tonga should…
Read more

Suriname Pantano

Publishing the image of Suriname not enough

Much more needs to be done ves/eyesonsuriname commentary Paramaribo/ Amsterdam, May 7, 2022 — Suriname just doesn’t work, given the beautiful promising future.  A lousy image from a recent past, it seems that it can not be screwed up no matter how good the intentions are.  But only good intentions don’t work.  Never. Ever. As a country, we…
Read more

Unified South Amerian Currency

Lula’s advisors: unified currency for Latin America

And Suriname ? eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 3d 2022–Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and his economic team would push for a unified regional currency like the Euro to end South America’s inclination to the US dollar should he win the Oct. 2 elections over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported Monday. We…
Read more

Artificial Intelligence in Suriname

Human control on artificial intelligence

The Digital Society Challenge for Suriname eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, April 12th,  2022– Artificial or artificial (Ai) intelligence is a collective term for science that tries to imitate or even surpass human intelligence with computers. Devices are becoming self-learning and self-organizing so that they can make decisions without human intervention. Where and how is Suriname able to apply…
Read more

Robotisering Nederlands Landmacht

Robotics in the Dutch Army

HCSS | The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), in cooperation with the Dutch Army, has developed a documentary that explains the phenomenon of Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS), how the Army is experimenting with them, what applications (can) be used in practice, and the dilemmas and ethical issues…
Read more

Change for Development

eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, February 8, 2022– Since I received one of the most beautiful assignments of my lavish and excessively rich entrepreneurial and journalistic career from the then-Governor of the CBvS, Gilmore Hoefdraad in August 2013, I have been visiting Estonia on a very regular basis.  I feel at home there, especially because I can satisfy…
Read more