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12th July 2020
Editorial July 2020
12th July 2020

The July 2020 Monthly Meeting was held online on Wednesday 1st July 2020, with over 100 members in attendance. This was the program for the evening:

John Hall: The Video Production SIG

John will talk about how the lockdown has affected the Video SIG Meetings.

Fleur Stephens: Vlogging (Video blogging)

A 15 minute introduction to video blogging and video blogging platforms.
“I’ll show you how to create a video blog for free using both Vimeo and YouTube.”
Presented by a website developer and our website design SIG convener Fleur Stephens.

Greg Keogh: A Tour of The Elements

Greg Keogh is a software developer in real life, but in this presentation, he returns to his childhood fascination with the history of the periodic table of the elements. The discovery of the elements is a strange detective story that spans all of human history, starting with ancient gold jewelry and lead plumbing and ending with uranium bombs and plutonium reactors. There will be a carefully organised slide show tour of all the elements, with stops along the way for short videos of the more curious ones. Greg has samples of 17 pure elements that he would normally pass around an audience, but sadly, this time he’ll just have to hold them up to the camera.

A short break

David Stonier-Gibson, President’s address

George Skarbek: What’s new?

If you missed out the first time and would like to view any of these presentations, you can do so at http://services.melbpc.org.au/videos/ (The username is videos and the password is drum286).

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