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2014 Programs

December 2014 Program

Past General Meeting Program December 9, 2014 Annual Holiday Party The Holiday Party, a once a year social event, is an evening of plain old-fashioned fun and friends. While there are no presentations or programs, there will be a Lucky … Continue reading

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November 2014 Program

General Meeting Program November 11, 2014 Mars Science Laboratory Mission Leo Bister, Electronics and Systems Engineer Jet Propulsion Laboratory Leo Bister will be giving an overview of JPL’s Mars Science Laboratory mission and will include some specifics regarding the on-board … Continue reading

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October 2014 Program

General Meeting Program October 14, 2014 Is It Time to Buy Solar? Stuart Cooley, Professor of Renewable Energies Santa Monica College Stuart Cooley will speak about today’s market for solar photovoltaics and energy efficiency and the role and importance of … Continue reading

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September 2014 Program

General Meeting Program September 9, 2014 Self-Driving Cars: Are They in Your Future…? Richard Korf, Professor of Computer Science UCLA Dr. Korf research focuses on problem solving, planning, and heuristic search in artificial intelligence. In 1994, he was elected a … Continue reading

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August 2014 Program

General Meeting Program August 12, 2014 Are Modern Programming Languages Easier to Learn? Ray Toal, Professor of Computer Science Loyola Marymount University Ray Toal has taught at LMU since 1986 and is currently serving as director of the Computer Science … Continue reading

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July 2014 program

General Meeting Program July 8, 2014 Cloud Storage Comparison Francis Chao, APCUG Speaker’s Bureau Francis Chao compares four cloud storage and share services (OneDrive, Google Drive, Box Inc., and iCloud) in detail and presents objective information for selecting which one(s) … Continue reading

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June 2014 Program

General Meeting Program June 10, 2014 Arduino Technology Ralf Quint, IT Service Consultant Ralp Quint has worked with computers professionally for 34 years and with Arduino microprocessors for 2 years. He will describe the history and evolution of these tiny … Continue reading

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May 2014 Program

General Meeting Program May 13, 2014 The FDA: Protecting Seniors From Medical Scams Laurel Eu, FDA Public Affairs Specialist Laurel Eu has served as a Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 1992 where she implements … Continue reading

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April 2014 Program

General Meeting Program April 8, 2014 Perfecting Your Computer Back Up Elliott Stern, Maestro Computing Services Elliott Stern, an LACS member, strongly believes there is more to owning a computer then simply turning it on and hoping for the best. … Continue reading

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March 2014 Program

General Meeting Program March 11, 2014 Technology and the Environment James Alamillo, Urban Programs Manager Heal the Bay James Alamillo came to Heal the Bay as an intern back in 1992. Over the years, James has worked on a number … Continue reading

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