Calendar

 

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

Tips and Tricks for Social Media
Christie Bilikam

The use of social media has grown exponentially over the past 10 years. Yet there are many people who still do not use social media or have problems using it. Christie will lead an open forum on the use of social media, showing you some techniques for using these platforms.

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Jan
10
Wed
SPAUG General Meeting @ Elks Lodge
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SPAUG General Meeting @ Elks Lodge | Palo Alto | California | United States

The Internet of Things – It’s Everywhere
Sue Kayton

These days you can go online to adjust your hearing aid, open your garage door, pay touchlessly at the grocery store, use your cell phone as the remote control for your TV set, have a video doorbell alert, and much more.  Is it safe?   Would it help you in your daily life?  Or is is unnecessarily complicating?

Join Sue Kayton in a roundtable discussion.  If you have internet-connected gizmos, please plan to explain to the group what you have, and how you use it.

Are there specific questions you want answered?  Email them ahead of time.

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Jan
13
Sat
Memorial Service for Jim Dinkey @ Palo Alto Elks Lodge
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 

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

A Review of CES 2018
Andy Marken

Andy returns to SPAUG to give us a review of the latest and greatest things at the 2018 CES meeting in Las Vegas.

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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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