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Pattoo Mobile App – Early Demonstration

Our 2020 Calico Challenge has begun! We have nine participating students each with one or more mentors from Jamaican software development companies. In this video we show the progress on the Pattoo Mobile project. The app will eventually allow users to track data from various sources and view the results in charts and graphs. All […]

Shannon Henry – 2020 Calico Challenge Participant

We feature Shannon Henry one of our 2020 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Shannon Henry. I am currently a third-year student at the University of Technology, Jamaica, majoring in Computer Science. I was accepted into the Calico challenge in May 2020.  I chose to apply as I relish the challenge that this job has […]

Ranil Wallace – 2020 Calico Challenge Participant

We feature Ranil Wallace one of our 2020 Calico Challenge participants. My name is Ranil Wallace, a 19 year old student of the University of Technology, Jamaica majoring in Computer Science. I am currently a member of UTech Sapna, a student organization originating from the University of Technology, Jamaica made up of student developers and […]

Cargill Seiveright – 2020 Calico Challenge Participant

We feature Cargill Seiveright one of our 2020 Calico Challenge participants. Hi there, I’m Cargill Seiveright. Currently, I’m a 2nd year Computer Science student at the University of the West Indies. I’m also pursuing to attain a minor in Japanese. I was accepted for the Calico Challenge on March 2020. I’m really grateful and look […]

Jason Gayle – 2020 Calico Challenge Participant

We feature Jason Gayle one of our 2020 Calico Challenge participants. I’m Jason Gayle, a proud alumnus of St. Catherine high and a first-year student enrolled at the University of the West Indies (UWI) pursuing a BSc in Computer Science with a minor in statistics. I was accepted into the Calico challenge in May. 2020, […]

Deandrew Moore – 2020 Calico Challenge Participant

Today we feature Deandrew Moore one of our 2020 Calico Challenge participants. Hey there, I am Deandrew Moore, a first-generation college student pursuing a BSc. in Computer Science at The University of the West Indies, Mona. I am also a proud past student of the deCarteret College High School in Mandeville, Manchester. I became familiar […]

Interview – Stacey Hines, President, Jamaica Computer Society

The Palisadoes Foundation has had a close partnership with the Jamaica Computer Society since the first year of the Calico Challenge. We recently interviewed JCS President Stacey Hines about the various challenges faced by her, the JCS and the industry. It’s a very insightful discussion.   About the Calico Challenge Calico was conceived by The […]

Calico Challenge Participant Featured in Jamaican Newspaper

Javier Bryan, a 2019 participant in our annual Calico Challenge was featured in the Star Newspaper in Jamaica. He created a prototype healthcare monitoring tool in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more about his experience here. You can hear Javier and his team discuss their Calico Challenge project management mobile app in our YouTube […]

Get Ready For Calico 2020!

This is the fifth year of our annual Calico Challenge. RealDecoy manager, Michael Dann, made a presentation about the importance of the internship program to both UWI and UTech students. The turn out at both events was strong and as you can see we had a little fun! UTech IEEE Student Branch February 6, 2020 […]