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From The President September 2020

David Stonier-Gibson To be honest, it is a little difficult to find much to report on during a stage 4 lock-down. Does the fact I visited the clubrooms a couple weeks ago to collect the mail (and possible cheques!) count?… Continue Reading…

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Editorial September 2020

Hugh Macdonald Welcome to another edition of PC Update! This edition actually coincides with the anniversary of a fairly seminal moment in personal computing history – it’s now 25 years since Windows 95 was released. On August 24, 1995, it… Continue Reading…

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East SIG Report August 2020

Neil Muller After a 4 month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, East SIG returned in August. Host Paul Woolard opened the meeting via the internet conferencing software Zoom, to a larger audience than our normal face to face meetings.… Continue Reading…

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Hybrid meetings after COVID?

David Stonier-Gibson If you have skills in video, sound engineering, electronics, streaming, maybe even Raspberry Pi, or related areas, this is very much for you. Nobody knows when this COVID thing will totally go away. I hope we can revert… Continue Reading…

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Book Reviews

Tim McQueen With the current COVID-19 lockdown and restricted municipal library services I don’t have much access to computer-oriented books for review for PC Update. However, I’m still reading and happy to share some of what I’ve been reading recently.… Continue Reading…

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Monthly Meeting September 2020

Our monthly meeting will be held this Wednesday, September 2 from 7 pm onwards via Google Meet, which you can access from https://meet.google.com/krk-favm-oep Guest: Linda McIver Topic: Raising Heretics: Teaching effective Scepticism using Data Science Linda McIver Dr Linda McIver is the Founder and Executive Director of… Continue Reading…

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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello, Boca Raton Computer Society In the course of going through the more than 300 RSS feeds, I often run across things that I think might be of interest to other user group members. The following are some items… Continue Reading…

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Northern Suburbs Linux SIG Report July 2020

David Hatton The main presentation outlined the procedure to backup up an Android tablet. The following notes are intended as a guide to creating a full backup of an Android tablet on your desktop or laptop computer running Linux.  The… Continue Reading…

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DOTW Winners August 2020

Roger Brown DOTW is a lighthearted look at some of the sillier events of the week. Don’t take it too seriously and do pop over to Chit Chat and vote each week. Thanks to those of our members who occasionally… Continue Reading…

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