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East SIG Report December 2020

Neil Muller Host Paul Woolard opened East SIG’s December meeting again via Zoom. After welcoming members, the meeting then commenced with George Skarbek presenting Q&A. Q: During last month’s Q&A it was mentioned that MS Office 2019 was available from… Continue Reading…

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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello, SEFCUG 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. Why Video Calls Are So Exhausting (And What… Continue Reading…

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Monthly Meeting February 2021

The February 2021 Monthly Meeting and Annual General Meeting was held online on Wednesday 3rd February 2021, with over 75 members in attendance. This was the program for the evening: Guest Assoc. Professor Nathan Lawrentschuk MB, BS, PhD,  FRACS (Urology)… Continue Reading…

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From The President February 2021

David Stonier-Gibson 2020 will of course always be remembered as the year of Covid 19. We are fortunate that in Australia the effects of the pandemic have been very much less harmful than in many other countries. Nevertheless, it has… Continue Reading…

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From The Editor February 2021

Hugh Macdonald Hello and welcome to PC Update for another issue, and another year! The club is slowly returning to ‘normal’. Earlier this month we had our first in-person monthly meeting for nearly twelve months and some SIGs are now… Continue Reading…

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If Google does pull its search engine out of Australia, there are alternatives

Gianluca Demartini, The University of Queensland The Australian government’s push to make Google pay news organisations for linking to their content has seen the search giant threaten to pull out of Australia. Google Australia’s managing director Mel Silva said if… Continue Reading…

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AI can now learn to manipulate human behaviour

Jon Whittle, Data61 Artificial intelligence (AI) is learning more about how to work with (and on) humans. A recent study has shown how AI can learn to identify vulnerabilities in human habits and behaviours and use them to influence human… Continue Reading…


Club News February 2021

Hugh Macdonald Upgrades to the AV system at Moorabbin Our Moorabbin headquarters hosted its first in-person monthly meeting since February 2020 on Wednesday 2 February, when the combined February monthly meeting and AGM was held. Given the success of the… Continue Reading…

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Use keyboard commands to create screenshots in Win10

John Stampfel, President, Brookdale Computer Users Group I learn something new every day. To someone’s question “In Windows 7 (or 8 or 10), is there a simple way to press “print screen,” and then press just one more key (on… Continue Reading…

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