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Tico Byte for November, 2017

Hello, PC Club members,

The 3rd Saturday is coming up again this weekend. The PC Club meeting will be on November 18th this month, at the Pan American School in Belen  starting at 9 AM. Coffee, snacks, and conversation will be available, as always, at 8:30.  Bring anything computer-related that you have questions about or would like to share with the group.

  1. Bill V. will open the meeting and preside over club business. [Dick's in the States this month.]

  2. Ken will welcome guests and new members

  3. Amazon TV Fire Stick (guest, Sid Owens) (30 min.)

  4. Ken's Treasurer's report:  $1,715.61 in the treasury with 20 paid memberships. Members can log in and view the details under “Club Business - Financials” on the club website.

  5. Announcements

    1. Christmas Party updates (Paula). Party venue changed to Joan and Lenny’s. Guests for Christmas Party: $5 for guests + BYOB

    2. Need person or committee to coordinate refreshments for January.

  6. Break (15 min)
  7. Martha will talk about the New Use of Social Media: Alternate News Sources. (30 min.)

    She'll be focused on censorship & responses to censorship online.

  8. Bill will moderate the microphone going around the room to hear your news and questions. (Please use the microphone and say your name.)

  9. Potential Topics

    1. (Bill V) Smartphone topics (recurring)

    2. (Gillian) How computers are controlling us.

    3. (Sid) Google sharing all emails w US Govt. No privacy. Alternate solutions.

    4. (Sid) Operating system on a memory stick

    5. (Gillian) How can we deal w/ advertisements on the web?

    6. (Sid) Presentation from Apple rep (or knowledgeable user)

    7. (Dick) macOS vs. Windows - Part 2 [fm Sid]

    8. Helen will ask for more potential topics and presenters: Tell us what you want to hear about.

  10. 'Hope you have a great meeting,

    Dick Sandlin


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