Calendar

 

Mar
14
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Elks Lodge
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

Preserving Old Pictures, Slides and Movies
Matt Todd

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.

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Mar
15
Thu
CHM Live | Technically Speaking @ Computer History Museum
Mar 15 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
CHM Live | Technically Speaking @ Computer History Museum | Mountain View | California | United States

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.

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May
9
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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:

  1. Using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) – hands on demo
  2. Building a Membership Website
  3. Current Windows Security problems

 

 

Jun
13
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

DRONE TECHNOLOGY

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.

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Jun
14
Thu
Seniors Shaping Technology @ Computer History Museum
Jun 14 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Seniors Shaping Technology @ Computer History Museum | Mountain View | California | United States

2nd Annual Avenidas Technical Conference

 

PROGRAM:
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

 

Aug
8
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

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.

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Sep
12
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

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.

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Jan
9
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

The January 2019 SPAUG meeting will feature two separate lectures by SPAUG President Maurice Green:

  1. Tips and Tricks for Video Editing – Maury will demonstrate some of the special effects which can be achieved with a video editing program like Pinnacle Studio or Adobe Premiere. Topics will include exposure adjustment, lower third titling, combining stills and video and producing animated gifs.
  2. So You Want to Build a Website – This lecture will be the first in a series of lectures for the long anticipated WordPress class. We will discuss the evolution of websites from simple HTML to modern day mobile responsive CMS systems. The lecture will cover the basic elements of a website, setting up a local web server on your computer and installing the  WordPress system.

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Jan
10
Thu
Meet the Media Center & Studio Tour @ MidPen Media Center
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn the basics about your public access channels and how you can best make use of them. This event is designed to answer your questions, explore what you’d like to do and help you get started. Includes signing up for classes and a tour of the facility. Recommended for all users of public access Channels 27, 28, & 30.”

PLEASE REGISTER on the website

 

Jan
22
Tue
Meet the Media Center & Studio Tour @ MidPen Media Center
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn the basics about your public access channels and how you can best make use of them. This event is designed to answer your questions, explore what you’d like to do and help you get started. Includes signing up for classes and a tour of the facility. Recommended for all users of public access Channels 27, 28, & 30.”

PLEASE REGISTER on the website