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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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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…

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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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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 Basic Input-Output System (BIOS), see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Extensible_Firmware_Interface. Most users, who purchase a machine with Windows… Continue Reading…

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