12th December 2020

How To Install WordPress On Your Portable Web Server

Fleur Stephens Now that you’ve created your portable web server, you might like to install WordPress. An offline WordPress installation is great for practising WordPress, testing […]
2nd February 2021

Your Committee For 2021

Leading up to this month’s Annual General Meeting, the committee for 2021 was installed. There were quite a number of familiar faces returning, but also a […]
11th February 2021

Book Review

Tim McQueen Uncanny Valley – A memoir Anna Wiener Farrar Strauss & Giroux 284 pages Wiener is a contributing writer to The New Yorker. After college […]
11th February 2021

UEFI Configuration for Booting Live Media

Dick Maybach, Brookdale Computer User Group In modern PCs the boot process is controlled by a Unified Extended Firmware Interface (UEFI), that has replaced the old […]
11th February 2021

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 […]
11th February 2021

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 […]
11th February 2021

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 […]
11th February 2021

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 […]
11th February 2021

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 […]
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