2nd February 2020

February Monthly Meeting

The December Monthly Meeting will be held Wednesday February 5 at 7pm. Guest Speaker: Dr Alasdair McAndrew Our guest speaker is Dr Alasdair McAndrew. His topic […]
2nd February 2020

Book Review

Tim McQueen Technically Wrong – sexist apps, biased algorithms and other threats of toxic tech. Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Norton 2017 232 pp There have been several analyses […]
2nd February 2020

Yammer Highlights January 2020

Dennis Parsons Computer Help With the recent official demise of Windows 7 I decided to conduct another of my “quick and dirty” Yammer polls to discover […]
29th February 2020

Try one of these bootable PC rescue media

Dick Maybach, Member, Brookdale Computer User Group, NJ Modern personal computers are complex assemblies of hardware and software. A problem in a single component can disable […]
29th February 2020

Curious Kids: why do we have a QWERTY keyboard instead of putting the letters in alphabetical order?

Geoff Cumming, La Trobe University Many other key arrangements have been tried. Some are claimed to be easier to learn or faster to use than QWERTY. […]
1st March 2020

I made bushfire maps from satellite data, and found a glaring gap in the preparedness of Australia

Wallace Boone Law, University of Adelaide On the night of January 9 2020, my wife and I secured our Kangaroo Island home and anxiously monitored the […]
1st March 2020

Member Tips and Tricks

Graham Swanston These procedures seem to work well on a 64 bit Windows 10 desktop. Do regular backups. Disaster or an accident is always a possibility. […]
1st March 2020

East SIG Report February 2020

Neil Muller The February meeting opened with George Skarbek conducting his usual Q&A segment. Q: I’ve lost the Google Play icon on my Android phone. Is […]
1st March 2020

Yammer Highlights February 2020

Dennis Parsons Computer Help   The following is a fantastic example of what Melb PC is all about – members helping each other solve problems, computer […]
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