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Past Programs

May 2018 Program

  Chromebooks Speaker: Dr.Ronald Brown, Program Director, Silvercom Computer and Technology Club, Mesa Arizona Are you looking for a computer that isn’t complicated to use? How about one you can’t wreck by making a mistake from the keyboard? No maintenance, … Continue reading

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April 2018 Program

Digital Camouflage Using Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Speaker: Joe Melfi, Consultant How do we keep the curious and the devious from seeing our activity while using the internet? We all need to protect critical information like passwords, account logins, and … Continue reading

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March 2018 Program

Voice Operated Assistants Speaker: Greg Skalka Under the Computer Hood User Group   What’s new in technology? First, it was the Cloud, and now it’s Voice Operated Assistants — the future is here! Voice operated assistants like Amazon Echo, Dot … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 Program

Windows 10 Creator Update – Hands-on Demo Speaker: Bill James, Computer Club of Oklahoma City, APCUG Speaker  In October 2017, Microsoft introduced the fourth major update of Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update. It includes fun, new ways to get … Continue reading

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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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