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Next Meetings

(all on 3rd Saturdays)

  • November  17, 2018
  • December  15, 2018
  • January 19, 2019

Here’s what we have planned for the November 17 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 9:00 am, Terry Dow will present on the topic “Building a PowerShell Module”.

  • Windows Tips & Tricks  9:00 – 11:00 am Open Q & A.
    Open Q&A. If you have a “troubled” system, contact Chuck or Gil for a possible “Live, No Net” troubleshooting session in front of the group.
  • Making Money Online – 9:00 am (New Time)
    In the November meeting of the MMO SIG, Diane Bentley will be presenting Trello, a project manager application that syncs between computer and phone. Use it for business and personal; share information between them. Feature-rich free version, and super-easy to use.
  • Microsoft Office Suite 9:00 am –  Noon  (New Session)
    In November, Sue Clark, Frank Tubbs and Sharon Dorsey are continuing to combine their knowledge of the different versions of Microsoft Office Suite.Pop-in anytime during the session with your questions about any . . . or all . . . of these five applications in MS Office.Short Presentations will include:

    • Excel – Relative and Absolute cell reference, Mixed with fixed column, and fixed row
    • Word – Lists: Simple to Not So Simple
    • PowerPoint – Bullet Point Slides: Boring to Absorbing
    • Publisher – postcard
    • Access – importing data
  • AppDev  10:00 am – Noon
    Azure Cognitive Services Overview — and —-
    Face/Emotion Recognition(Tom Perkins)
  • Wireless Communication – 12:30 pm
    In the November SIG, Wireless Communications will be discussing about Bank Fraud.