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Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • April 20, 2019
  • May 18, 2019
  • June 15, 2019
  • July 20, 2019
  • August 17, 2019
  • September 21,  2019
  • October 19, 2019
  • November 16, 2019
  • December 21, 2019

Here’s what we did at our March 16th meeting:

(Special Interest Groups)

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

    At 9am, we will continue with additional general Q&A to answer all your questions.
  • Windows Tips & Tricks  9:00 – 11:00 am.
    • 5G and Huawei – And Why You Should Care
    • Bulk File Renaming Utility Demo
    • And the usual Open Q & A ….
  • Making Money Online – 9:00 am
    For the March meeting of the MMO SIG, Howard Harkness will demo the current state of the first MVP (minimum viable product) for the upcoming membership site. It is a Twitter tool that will do auto-posting.Howard Harkness will give a progress report (and demo) on the auto-tweet utility.
  • Microsoft Office Suite 9:00 am –  Noon
    In January, we reverted back to individual Microsoft Office applications:
    • [9:00 am] Excel – topic TBD.  
    • [10:30 am or so] MS Word & MS PowerPointSharon Dorsey will give one of her oldie but goodie presentations on a specific topic. Or provide answers to specific questions. Whoever attends gets to decide.  Maybe we’ll do both! 
    • MS Access – is going on hiatus at present, but the SIG Leader, Sue Clark, will still be around to help answer your MS Access questions
  • AppDev  10:00 am – Noon
    Functional Programming in JavaScript
    … presented by Larry Weiss and Chris Morgan
  • Wireless Communication – 12:30 pm