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Timothy Ashby

Timothy Ashby is a writer who has worked in Washington, DC as a counter-terrorism consultant to the US State Department and a senior official at the US Commerce Department.

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37(1) Fall 2015, Americas, Caribbean, Perspectives, Science & Technology

Silicon Island Rebooted: Cuba’s Information & Communications Technology Revolution

One doesn’t usually associate Cuba with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) start-ups. Cigars, classic cars, salsa, yes, but a nascent technology center? The answer is a resounding si!...
23(3) Fall 2001, Americas, Perspectives, Science & Technology

Silicon Island

A new revolution is happening unnoticed in one of the world's last communist strongholds. In the land of salsa, rum, and Fidel Castro, a...