BAFFIN ISLAND - RON MONGEAU INTERVIEW, APRIL 1987

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We're back on Baffin Island in April 1987 interviewing a fascinating guy named Ron Mongeau about how Macintoshes were brought into this remote region and how they lent themselves to the Inuit culture. Ron was executive director of the Baffin Regional Council and he was really enthused about how people were skipping over the typewriter phase and going straight to computers. We learn what a syllabic language is, how Inuktitut fonts were developed, and what was involved in bringing computers into the region, as well as what the Inet 2000 system is and the creation of the first BBS.