21st August 2019

From The President August 2019

  John Hall Supporting your local Interest Groups Our Interest Groups (otherwise known as “SIGs” – for “Special Interest Groups”) have long been the life-blood of […]
21st August 2019

Publishing Information

The newsletter of Melbourne PC User Group Suite 26, Level 1, 479 Warrigal Road Moorabbin 3189 Office hours 9.30am – 4.30pm (Mon-Friday) Email office@melbpc.org.au ABN 43 […]
21st August 2019

East SIG Report August 2019

Neil Muller Paul Woolard opened the August meeting with sad news of the sudden passing of member Andre Rigoni. Illness to another member resulted in a […]
22nd August 2019

Time Machine: Sharp Actius A150 Ultra Light Notebook

John Oswald Every month we delve into the PC Update archive to take a look at what computing was like in the past…this month, a laptop […]
26th August 2019

Science and Tech Group Report August 2019

David Stonier-Gibson Hydroponics at Moorabbin Lettuces? Basil? Radishes? What should we grow in our hydroponics setup?  Interestingly that is the question least occupying the minds of […]
26th August 2019

Planning To Plan

David Stonier-Gibson The club’s Annual General Meeting will take place on 6th November. That is when we elect a new committee for the coming year. I […]
26th August 2019

Editorial September 2019

Hugh Macdonald Thank you, David Stonier-Gibson! I begin this month with a thank you to David, both for the stellar effort he has done over the […]
26th August 2019

Book Review: Humble Pi

Tim McQueen Programmers, mathematicians, engineers and statisticians should all enjoy Humble Pi (a comedy of maths errors). Matt Parker is Australian and currently Engagement in Mathematics […]
29th August 2019

The Future of PC Update Publishing

Hugh Macdonald Over the years PC Update has been produced using many different software packages. These have included Corel Ventura, QuarkXPress, and Microsoft Word. For about […]