Author Archives: George Bowden

2024 Annual General Meeting

The Victoria Computer Club Annual General Meeting will be held Monday, April 15, 2024 Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Silver Threads, 286 Hampton Rd., Saanich, BC V8Z 1H1 Attendance is free. In-person seating is limited so if attending in-person … Continue reading

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Beginning Your Digital World March 2024

Here are the slides for Dorothy & George’s class, “Beginning Your Digital World In 2024 we will cover Beginning Computers and Phones, covering more than just Windows. Here are the slides on putting Zoom on your Android device, though George … Continue reading

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Happy 2024

HAPPY NEW YEAR. 2024.. or 2^10+10^3, for any math nerds out there. Don’t put that date on your cheques!!. Any wanna-be instructors lurking out there are welcome to put a short lesson together for Monday’s classes. Or maybe reply with … Continue reading

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Christmas Buffet in the Cafeteria, December 4th at 1:30pm

SOLD OUT – No further tickets for sale.  Contact George for any information. If you missed the ticket sales, you can join a wait list by phoning the front desk, 250-382-3151 . Lunch: Served December 4th, 1:30 pm. Menu: Buffet … Continue reading

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Iot, friend or foe

The Internet of Things (IoT) and digital assistants can help seniors in many ways Timely reminder to take medications Time to wake for an early morning appointment A ten minute timer for something cooking What wear for the day’s weather … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Hybrid AGM Demo

Our demo on Aug. 29th of a meeting with both Zoom and in-person attendees (hybrid) for a ballroom turned out to be more of a learning experiernce than a clean demo.   We will try again September 25th. Lessons I learned … Continue reading

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2023 Picnic

A warm time was enjoyed by all who found the 2023 Computer Club Picnic.  Lots of leftovers taken home. From left to right: Christine, Dorothy, Marcia, George, Dave, Sharon, Janet and Lin.  Anna Keane who took the photo,  is not … Continue reading

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A Month of Email in July

Part 1, Presentation slides If I have only one email address and one device, what’s to know? Writing better emails A bit of humour Managing your emails Parts of an email address Email service providers from your point of view … Continue reading

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Ask our Computer Club Experts about Fraud

Here is the link to the slides shown Tuesday, May 30, 2023.  You might enjoy the interactive quiz on the last slide.

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The Augmented Human: How Computers Can Make Us Smarter (and Dumber)

 Miguel Nacenta gave a very interesting presentation “The Augmented Human: How Computers Can Make Us Smarter (and Dumber)”.  Here is a link to download the PDF. We do not record presentations, but here is a youtube video by Miguel about … Continue reading

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