Blogging for Beginners


Design blog Noupe has a three part series on blogging for beginners. If you’re interested in starting a blog or want an idea of what’s involved, this a good overview and has some good resources. The series highlights Blogger and WordPress, and focuses on WordPress. A search for free themes for whatever platform you choose will bring up tons of choices. [Gizmo’s Freeware author Rhiannon provides links to all three articles listed here,] because as far as she can tell, the three articles aren’t linked to each other.
Blogging for Beginners: Choosing Platform and Domain [#1]
Blogging for Beginners Vol. 2: Plugin Basics, Theme Choice
Blogging for Beginners Vol. 3: Tips for Addictive Content

August 10, 2016 Meeting

We will demonstrate the upgrade of one of the club’s HP laptop computers, replacing the current HDD with an SSD drive and upgrading the operating system to Windows 10.

While the computer is ‘doing its thing’ we will have an open forum random access discussion.

The meetin will be held at the Palo Alto Elks Lodge, 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. NOTE: We will be meeting in the Library/Card Room across the hall from the Lodge Room. All members and guests are invited to attend an optional NO-host dinner prior to our general meeting. Dinner will be at 5:45 PM at The Bistro located on the ground floor of the Elks Lodge.

It Takes Dozens Of Companies To Make Your iPhone

“[T]he iPhone in your hand is not only a marvel of modern coding… it’s a miracle of modern logistics. Its supply chain is sprawling, and hard to track. Minerals come from some suppliers. Manufacturing, from others. Each screw, lens, solder, chip, and piece of glass has to be designed, manufactured, shipped, and assembled — before we get anywhere close to the 1.4 million people in the U.S. alone that Apple claims make their living from the “app economy.””

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