November 12, 2017 – SIG-Computing: What’s Hot for the Holidays , SIG-Linux: Today’s BSD Operating Systems

General Announcements

Mike Bader, president of SEMCO, will start the meeting and make general announcements.
When: Sunday, November 12, 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
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SIG-Computing
Topic: What’s Hot for the Holidays: Presented by Richard Tapaninen

Richard Tapaninen of the Micro Center computer store will review the hottest current technology offerings and explain how they work.

Also: Questions and Answers following the presentation.

When: Sunday, November 12, 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: Today’s BSD Operating Systems: Presented by Michael W. Lucas

BSD is the grandparent of modern Unix systems, providing inspiration
for everything from Linux to AIX and Solaris. We’ll be talking about
the modern BSD variants, their features and drawbacks, and their
communities. When should you consider a BSD for your project?

When: Sunday, November 12, 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!

Nov 18, 2017 (Oct meeting cancelled) – 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 the book 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, November 18, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

September 10, 2017 – SIG-Computing: “Cover Your Tails!” and/or “Tails Bootable Linux Workshop,” , SIG-Linux: “Continuing Discussion of Tails Bootable Linux.”

*** Note:  New Meeting Location ***

General Announcements

Mike Bader, president of SEMCO, will start the meeting and make general announcements.
When: Sunday,September 10, 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: “Cover Your Tails!” and/or “Tails Bootable Linux Workshop,”  Presented by John Gallias and Breanna Hamm:

It’s more important than ever to cover your digital “Tails!” on the Internet. To do this we will explore Tails, a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. Bring your own USB Flash Drive of at least 4GB in size, and we’ll help you create a Live Tails USB!
Bring your Laptop Computer and we will help you boot to it! Participants will leave with a working Tails USB and the knowledge to help them use the web securely and anonymously.
John Gallias is a Desktop Support Specialist Senior, at University of Michigan. Breanna Hamm is an Instructional Technologist at University of Michigan.

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:  “Continuing Discussion of Tails Bootable Linux.”: Presented by: John Gallias and Breanna Hamm

We will continue our discussion of Tails Bootable Linux and have our Question and Answer session..

When: Sunday,September 10, 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!