October 8, 2017 – SIG-Computing: Windows 10 meets Mixed Reality: The Fall Creator’s Update, SIG-Linux: Cloud Computing

*** Note:  New Meeting Location ***

General Announcements

Mike Bader, president of SEMCO, will start the meeting and make general announcements.
When: Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 1:15 P.M.
Where: Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Meeting Room 2 (in basement). Ask at Front Desk.
Map to meetings at Bloomfield Township Library

SIG-Computing
Topic: Windows 10 meets Mixed Reality:  The Fall Creator’s Update, Presented by Jeff Marraccini:

A few days after the October 2017 SEMCO meeting, Microsoft will release Windows 10 Build 1709 to the public.  We will look over what’s new, the process to upgrade, and discuss what is ahead for this “Software as a Service” operating system.  On the fence about upgrading?  We will also cover how to try it at low risk.
Jeff Marraccini is Altair Engineering, Inc.’s Vice President of IT Systems.  Jeff works with a world-wide team of IT staff that support nearly 3,000 staff in engineering, scientific, and software development areas.  His team leverages public and hybrid cloud infrastructure.  Jeff is based in Troy, Michigan and may be reached at marraccinijd@semco.org

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Also: Questions and Answers following the presentation.
When: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:30 P.M.
Where: Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Meeting Room 2 (in basement). Ask at Front Desk.
Map to meetings at Bloomfield Township Library

SIG-Linux
Topic: Cloud Computing: Presented by: Sharan Kalwani

Cloud computing details to follow: and have our Question and Answer session.

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 3:00 P.M.
Where: Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
Meeting Room 2 (in basement). Ask at Front Desk.
Map to meetings at Bloomfield Township Library

Free Wi-Fi available. Our thanks to Bloomfield Township Public Library, for providing our meeting space!

September 16, 2017 – SIG-Programming: Python

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Topic: Python:

We are learning Python using the book “Learning Python” by Mark Lutz. It is an O’Reilly book http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920028154.do, but can also be purchased at Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Python-5th-Mark-Lutz/dp/1449355730/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1416007152&sr=1-1&pebp=11416007164251.

We are to continue reading Chapter 29, “Class Coding Details” for the next meeting. If you have any questions contact Richard Jackson (see below). All are welcome to come.

Where: Richard Jackson’s home. Call Richard Jackson at 248-546-3694 for directions.

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

SEMCO is now on LinkedIn!

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Adding SEMCO as a group to your LinkedIn profile can improve your search ranking, show that you are involved with a dynamic user group here in Southeastern Michigan, and is an excellent forum to interact with other experts around the world.  Thank you to Sharan Kalwani for setting up our new SEMCO LinkedIn group!

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