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April's meeting will be the 4th Saturday - a one-time change from our usual 3rd Saturday schedule


 "Share what you know, learn what you don't"

Our Next Meetings

May 20, 2017 (3rd Saturday)
June 17, 2017 (3rd Saturday)


All SIG's meet once each month, typically on the 3rd Saturday. For SIG session meeting times, click on "Meeting Schedule" at left.

April 22nd Meeting was ...

(Special Interest Groups)
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  • HTPC/Home Automation - 8:00 am
    Home Theater (or Media) PCs and Home Automation come in an endless range of capability, complexity and price.  Come join us as we cover this new & exciting area.

    Home Automation covers everything from setting your thermostat to having your refrigerator order milk.  Join us!!

  • Microsoft Excel - 9:00 am (NEW TIME)

  • Microsoft PowerShell - 8:00 - 10:00 am
    The first hour starting at 8am, we cover topics and demonstrations that come up in informal discussion.

    Starting at 9am, Josh Miller will present on the topic of  "Build Modules in PowerShell" .

  • Windows Tips & Tricks - 9:00 - 11:00
    Open Q&A - If you have a 'troubled' system, contact Chuck or Gil for a possible 'live, no net' troubleshooting session.

    Making Money on the Internet - 8:00-9:00 am (Again)

  • Microsoft Word - 10:00 am
    Word 2016: Tab by Tab - Paragraph Group on the Home Tab

  • AppDev - 10:00 am - Noon
    Two special parts this month …

    Part 1:  Chris Morgan has a presentation entitled “Buffon’s Needles” that will discuss an experimental way of estimating the value of PI using probability, trigonometry, and calculus.

    Part 2: Tuc Goodwin will be presenting some interesting Python code, running on a Raspberry Pi that does some (relatively) simple string processing some URLs.  He will also demonstrate more techniques that he has learned in his Python education.

    Microsoft Access - 11:00 am
    For the Access SIG:  we will be creating a menu of user tasks for a friendlier user experience. .

  • The Internet - 11:00 am
    Should you use a VPN? The answer is

  • Windows Inside/Out - 12:30 pm
    Windows 10 tips:
    Startup and shutdown secrets

  • Wireless Communication - 12:30 pm
    Comparing Password Managers

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