Tech Talks with John – 2014

Tech Talks With John

Are you looking for basic information about technology? If you are, then “Tech Talks with John”, held every fortnight on a Saturday morning at the Burdekin Library in Ayr from 10.30am – 11.30am, might be what you are looking for!

By popular demand Tech Talks with John is running again this year.

It’s a very relaxed, informal way of learning something about the technological world we live in.

Please email us with topics you would like to see.

There are a number of topics under consideration.

  • Technology trends
  • Cyber Safety and being eSmart
  • Tablets and their apps
  • eServices at the Burdekin library
  • Keeping your personal files safe – or put another way “Backup,Backup,Backup”
  • Hacking – what is it and what are the implications for you.

8 February
Topic -  Introduction and overview of the topics being covered including “John’s Technology predictions”. Come along and contribute your predictions as well. We will also provide a brief overview of eServices available at the Burdekin Library.

22 February
Topic – Tablets and how they are changing the way we use technology. We will take a broad overview of what is possible with a Tablet. You are encouraged to share how you are using your tablet if you have one in this session. We will also show you how to access our ebooks and emagazines if you are not already doing so.

8 March
Topic – Backup, Backup, Backup  – How to protect your data and your computer.

22 March
Topic – Hacking – Whats’s it all about and how it may impact on us. We will also incorporate a brief discussion on passwords in this session.

12 April
Topic – SMS messages cost money to send is there an alternative? We will explore options that may allow you to save money given that each sms message can cost you 25c.

26 April
Topic – The ins and outs of iTunes or how to make itunes do what you want it to do.

 

NB: Topics are changeable and dates may need to be changed subject to staffing requirements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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