Published: 6th May 2010

I look to the Universe...it's one of the most un-discovered places by man. We know little about it, can't see much of it, don't know how big it is or if we are alone. When scientist try to explain the vastness of the Universe, they typically use Earth-like examples so that the human mind can appreciate its magnitude. Peep this...

Example 1

Published: 4th Feb 2010

Main Stage

A few days ago, the Trinidad Guardian's Main Stage was launched.

Without a doubt, the website runs on the very powerful cutting edge content management system, Drupal 6.

The design was done in-house at The Guardian (provided as a template) and some features used are the jQuery powered photo galleries.

A gallery is considered a "node" which can contain multiple images, all of which are seamlessly uploaded through the web interface of the same website.

Published: 8th Jan 2010

Asteroid Impact

All living species go through evolution.

Before the Chicxulub crater impact, there were no humans. After the impact humans walked the earth millions of years afterwards....a geological blink of the eye.

I think all species live for a while, then some massive extinction occurs by a natural phenomena. Consequently, (through evolution) a new species is derived.

Humans have been walking the Earth for thousands of years. Thousands of years is negligible when compared to the age of the universe.

Published: 4th Oct 2009

This is my presentation for the event: "Building with Open Source: For Developers", and was presented today for the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society Software Freedom Day events. Comments and questions are welcome. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. It is available in the OpenOffice format (naturally) and as a pdf.

Published: 17th Aug 2009

KC Diana dinner mints
Dinner mints are small mint flavoured sweets usually served at the end of meals...usually. Today in Trinidad, dinner mints are used for much more than sucking. Its:

  • served with your bill at restaurants
  • for sale in some offices
  • used to lure tips at bars
  • used to somehow apply the love writings to your life
  • used during insulting someone for bad breath
Published: 6th Aug 2009

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Published: 3rd Aug 2009

I lay on my back, staring at the stars in a "freeness" state of mind....thinking. I kept bouncing up hurdles that turned into troubling questions that I did not have the answers too immediately. These questions really puzzled me.

Questions like:

  1. If one billion years elapses, that is surely enough for an entire generation to pass right?
  2. Really and truly, how big is the universe?
Published: 21st Jun 2009

So I am currently bored. I decided to google "Shivan needs" and see what I came up with.

Here are the top ten results.

1. Shivan needs prayers

2. Shivan needs this win and a loss from someone just ahead of him to get into the playoffs.

3. Shivan needs to get off his pedestal and realise that to a lot of experienced gamers this game isn't rocket science

4. Shivan needs to walk to the nearest insane asylum

5. Shivan needs to turn 3 more or gain 72 more Zombie points to reach the next level

Published: 11th Jun 2009

Alexa rank Looking at hard core figures suggest that, for http://guardian.co.tt, the 2nd highest majority of traffic comes from Trinidad and Tobago. The first is the US.

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