[Lex Computer & Tech Group/LCTG] Online Meeting via Zoom. Gary Patrick and Charly Sestokas with information of interest. 10:00AM Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Jonathan Goode jonathan.goode at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 08:05:42 PDT 2020

We will meet at the usual time, BUT ONLINE, using the Zoom Video
Conferencing Application, facilitated by Steve Isenberg.

There is an instruction page at https://toku.us/zoomish but note that the
URL and phone number shown are examples.

Some time after 9:45AM on Wednesday, choose one of the following options:

   - To join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Chromebook, or Android, copy this
   URL to your browser (do not use Edge):

   - One tap mobile (smartphone):   +16468769923,,8765746299#
   - Using "dumb" phone, dial: 1 646 876 9923 and enter meeting ID:  876
   574 6299
   *If a password is requested, enter the password:* 108155

Once the connection is established, you may need to locate and use the
on-screen controls that turn on the sound and the video. You should be able
to see and hear others and they should be able to see and hear you, if you
have a camera and microphone (each of which you can unmute selectively).

*Apr 22, 2020    Gary Patrick with information on Encryption and some
Utilities. Charly Sestokas with computer buying tips, etc; HD vs SSD; SD
Longevity; MS Surface; plus Potential House Fires from  Phone, Tablet,
Laptop, other Electronic Charging setups *

*Below are our plans for Upcoming Meetings, some of which are tentative.
Since things have gone well with earlier meetings, we will continue to have
an online presentation every Wednesday until the Community Center reopens. *

*Apr 29, 2020   The Science behind Columbus (Bob Melanson, member)*

*May 6, 2020    The Manhattan Project, part 1, presented by Charles Holbrow

*May 13, 2020   Nuclear Power Generation (Dave Kahan). Confirmed*

*May 20, 2019  Boost-Phase Defense against ICBMs, presented by Dan
Kleppner. Because little was known publicly about the Bush proposal, the
American Physical Society initiated a study. Our presenter was co-chair of
the study group. Although the study is fifteen years old, little has

*May 27, 2020*
*George Burnell Part II Continuation/conclusion of George Burnell's earlier
presentation on 3D printing*
*June 3, 2020* *H-Bomb (Charles Holbrow)*
*June 10, 2020*
*Security Topics NY Times article dealing with privacy (Peter) Phone
tracking of people (Charlie Holbrow)*
*June 17, 2020* *Sabermetrics (Jerry Slate to follow up on speaker) (need
to confirm)*
*June 24, 2020* *MOOC Massive Online Courses – What's new*
*July 1, 2020* *AI and Job Loss (Yumio agreed to do this)(George Burnell
and John Rudy to follow up; may end as 1 or 2 sessions)*
*July 8, 2020* *Update on the Internet of Things in the Age of Coronavirus
(Bob Primak)*
*July 15, 2020*

*Potpourri Tips for Using Zoom (Peter, Steve Isenberg) Onboard automotive
diagnostics (Bill Quinn) Right to Repair - who has the right to repair your
car; vendor lockout (speaker TBD)*
*July 22, 2020* * Secrets of the lost Antikythera. A 2000 year old
computer. (Jonathan Goode)*
*July 29, 2020* *Frontline AI part 1 (AI for the Masses)
*August 5, 2020* *Advanced features of Excel and Word (Speaker ??)*
*August 12, 2020* *Frontline AI part 2 (see 7/29)*
*August 19, 2020* *Selected videos (Peter)*
*August 26, 2020*
*Potpourri Old tech: Reuse, Recycle, Renew. Ideas for reusing/repurposing
computers, tablets, phones you're not actively using any more** * home
theater, camera monitor, media player*
* * Recycling (Best Buy? Staples?)*
* * Linux*
*Sept 2, 2020* *Best of Freakonomics (Peter Albin has link to 70min video)*
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