Preserving Old Pictures, Slides and Movies
Matt will be present the current options for archiving all of your old pictures, negatives, slides and movies. From doing it yourself to using Mikes Camera’s professional imaging services. We will go over cost and time line as well as quality and format making sure to keep in mind the benefits and disadvantages to each process.
Minitel: The Web before the Web
Authors Kevin Driscoll & Julien Mailland
in Conversation with Internet History Program
Curatorial Director Marc Weber
A decade before the web began taking the rest of us online, France was fully connected. By 1984 six million citizens were reading newspapers, sending emails, buying train tickets, paying taxes and engaging in scandalous chat on the Minitel system.
Random Access and Project Presentation
This will be an open session for those of you with interesting projects you would like to talk about or questions you would like to ask. Here are a few we may try:
- Using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) – hands on demo
- Building a Membership Website
- Current Windows Security problems
Manie Kohn will discuss the use of drone aircraft (UAVs) in real estate photography, emergency services and law enforcement. Manie’s standing in the industry as an educator, instructor and an industry leading “Drone-O-Grapher” has gained him unique relationships with Emergency Services and Law Enforcement including San Mateo County Sheriff Department, San Francisco Fire Department, San Mateo County Harbor Patrol.
2nd Annual Avenidas Technical Conference
3:30-4:00 pm | Registration
4:00-4:05 pm | Welcome Remarks from Avenidas President & CEO Amy Andonian
4:05-4:45 pm | Keynote speaker: Dennis Boyle, Founding Member of IDEO
4:45-5:00 pm | “How Seniors Can Shape Future Technology” by Eric Gee,
Avenidas Generations Lab Manager
5:00-6:00 pm | Hands-On Happy Hour and Interactive Exploration of Exhibits
6:00-7:00 pm | “Shark Tank”-like Pitch Event
7:00 pm | Raffle winners drawn. Event concludes.
NOTE: SPAUG is a sponsor of this event and will be exhibiting at the meeting
Elections and Computer Technology
Maurice Green, PhD
Computers have become indispensable in modern election campaigns.
Maurice Green has been involved in a number of local elections in support of grass-roots initiatives and local candidates. He will demonstrate and discuss some of the uses of computer technology in election campaigns.
design & Technology! making a difference
Abigayil Tamara, M.A., M.S.W.
Good design helps make a difference in the use of a product. Some products help increase functionality more than others. Technology has greatly increased this process, and we have seen rapid changes in many industries. Technological advances allow individuals of all ages, abilities and differences to be more productive, independent, and live happier lives.