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Past Programs

Jan 2018 Program

  GOOGLE PHOTOS Speaker: Dr. Ronald Brown Program Director, Silvercom Computer and Technology Club, Mesa Arizona Dr. Ron Brown will tell us about Google After discussing and illustrating the history of photography, Dr. Brown will tell us about Google Photos, … Continue reading

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Nov 2017 Program

  Catastrophic Meteorite Impacts on Earth Speaker: William I. Newman UCLA Professor, Astronomy and PhysicsProfessor Newman will explore the threat of extermination of life on Earth by an extreme impact event. At least five have taken place during the last … Continue reading

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Oct 2017 Program

  DRONES Speaker: Joshua Drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are set to impact our lives in ways that we are only beginning to imagine. Whether it’s through military operations, delivery services, film making, agriculture, scientific research, or just as … Continue reading

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Sept 2017 Program

Picking the Best Backup Approach Speaker: Gene Barlow, User Group Relations http://ugr7.com/index.htmlGene Barlow will speak to us via Skype. He will explain the easiest and best methods to create and maintain backups that will both save your data and make … Continue reading

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Aug 2017 Program

Exploring the Internet: CA Property Tax & Assessor’s Website Speaker: Carol QuanCarol Quan will discuss using the Assessor’s and related L. A. County websites to handle your property taxes now and how to avoid future property tax increases when passing … Continue reading

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July 2017 Program

Evidence-Based Medicine and the Internet   Speaker: Garred Sexton, M.D. How do you make informed decisions about your health using the Internet? How do you know which information you can trust? Dr. Garred Sexton will explain how you can evaluate … Continue reading

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June 2017 Program

Wearable Technology Speaker: Judy Taylour President, Santa Clarita Valley Computer Club Chair, APCUG Board of Advisors If you want to move more, sleep better, and improve your overall health, wearable technology, such as a fitness tracker, can help. Judy will … Continue reading

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May 2017 Program

Exploring the Internet Two Movie Websites Presenter: Jim McKnight LACS Director Exploring the Internet Speakers: Two Movie Websites, Jim McKnight, LACS Travel Websites – Part 1, Stephanie Nordlinger, LACS This will be the first of a number of programs given … Continue reading

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April 2017 Program

Cloud Storage and File Backup with Dropbox and Google Drive Presented by: Stanley Johnson, President Los Angeles Computer Society Dropbox and Google Drive are popular cloud storage and file backup services that make it easy to store and share photos, … Continue reading

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Mar 2017 Program

How People and Computers Make the Metro Run Safely Presented by: Charles Weissman, Supervising Engineer & Arleen Mills, Metro Rail Train Operator Computers run everything these days, including the Los Angeles’ Metro light rail system. Our speakers are very experienced … Continue reading

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