ICT Month 2015 – NICM Tech Talks

DOST Pushes ICT Workshop for Gov’t Employees The digital age is laden with opportunities and risks. It is now a directive of the government that public officers be on top of the most recent advancements in information and communications technology (ICT) as well as familiar with the threats that exist online. In line with this, continue reading

ICT Month 2015 – ICT 4 Biz

E-commerce Championed for PWDs Providing decent employment opportunities for all is the mandate of the government’s campaign for inclusive economic growth. Thus, e-commerce was championed as a viable source of opportunities for persons with disabilities (PWDs) at the summit ICT 4 Biz: Connecting Your Business with the Right People held last June 17 at the continue reading

HAPPY 104 YEARS, IBM!

The rise, fall, and eventual resurrection of the International Business Machines (IBM) tells a powerful tale of one of the world’s oldest and most profitable technology businesses. As such, the Department of Science and Technology Information and Communications Technology (DOST-ICT) Office commemorates IBM on its 104th founding year! Founded in 1911, IBM was originally the Computing-Tabulating-Recording continue reading

Independence and the Free Internet for All

It has been more than a century since President Aguinaldo’s momentous climb up his mansion in Cavite. It was there where he delivered what was to be the official proclamation of Philippine independence. Back then, being liberated from the Spanish rule was the masses’ main definition of the word freedom. But throughout those hundred years, continue reading