Recent TTCS news/notes/updates as of April 3rd, 2009

Recent Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society news/notes/updates as posted to :

  • TTCS invited to 2nd consultation with Ministry of Public Admin on .tt ccTLD on April 6th similar to 1st consult .Thoughts?
  • Amazon has 1 user Mac Box Set (Mac OS X v10.5.6, iLife ’09, iWork ’09) for $135US or 5 user for $180US
  • Nani? Ubunchu – manga about 3 students in computer club getting into Ubuntu – Original ver: ; English :
  • Google server design for data centers : ; servers are custom built ; has its own 12V battery instead of central UPS
  • The Purple Elephant Computer Factory for KIDS, a computer recycler in NC, USA includes our OSSWIN CD with each refurb. PC
  • Microsoft to discontinue Encarta. Read more at Ars Technica Wow, remembers using Encarta for Windows 3.x
  • The ICANN Mexico City At-Large Summit Declaration :
  • Windows Vista magazine has all of the regions’ Windows 7 wallpapers at (via LifeHacker
  • YouTube has launched an educational channel : . Via
  • how a NASA archivist (and others) persevered to recover images from NASA lunar tapes from the 60’s :
  • ICANN March 2009 Magazine is online at with mention of the recent At-Large Summit in Mexico City
  • “The Big Picture” – Signs of Spring has a photo of phagwah festivities in NY.The caption mentions Trinidad.
  • New ITU ICT Development Index compares the level of advancement of ICT in 154 countries : has several chapters online
  • Telecom Authority of T&T submits final draft Broadcast code to Ministry of Public Admin for Parliament approval

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