is a record of presentations at the
monthly meetings of the Asbury Computer Club starting with the 2003-2004 season. It provides convenient clickable access to the Internet information sources as described and illustrated by the presentors.
2003-2004 Season: "Year of the Internet - Beyond Email"
Wednesday, November 10th, Rosborough Center
7:15 Discussion, 7:30 meeting
- Snagit: award winning screen capture utility. October 13th, 2004
Charlie Fullerton demonstrated several of the most useful SnagIt capabilities for capturing just those portions of single or multiple screens of information that you may wish to save, edite or share.
- How to protect our computers from attack. September 8th, 2004
Bob Nisbet discussed the importance of understanding the risks of attack whenever our computers are attached to the Internet. He explained the need for, and use of strong passwords, anti-virus software, firewalls, and the new threats from "phishing".
- Online Banking.
June 9th, 2004
Todd Rovin illustrated the current Online banking services now available, such as accessing your banking and credit card accounts,
transferring funds, paying bills, and more.
- Webcams on
the Internet. May 12, 2004
Charlie Fullerton described and showed how the installation of low
cost digital cameras connected to the internet (Webcams) have
proliferated around the World, enabling us to view live snapshot
images of cities, zoos, construction sites, ski slopes, cruise ships,
satellite views of earth, and other activities.
Genealogical resources. April 12, 2004
Henry Whitney illustrated the use of the popular program Family
Tree Maker which is now installed on each of the PCs in the Smithey
Center. He demonstrated the use of a number of powerful on line
information resources specifically oriented to genealogical research
and fact finding,including the recently released 1930 U.S. Census.
with Google - Beyond The Basics March 10, 2004
Charlie Fullerton showed examples of how to compose queries for use
with the Advanced Google input form to retrieve information, depending
on two areas of interest: "Need to Know" compelled by an important
need, or "Curiosity Seeking" for information about subjects that have
sparked our interests.
Research, Planning and Arrangements February 12, 2004
Chip Hickey showed us how we could be our own travel agent by using
the Internet to make all of our travel plans and arrangements at the
and Newspapers from around the World January 13, 2004
Charlie Fullerton showed examples of how to discover, examine, and
choose our personal favorites from the hundreds of familiar, and not
so familiar newspapers and magazines, copies of which are now
published on the Internet.
the Internet Works December 11, 2003
Bob Nisbet explained how any piece of information (i.e. an e-mail
message) is broken into dozens or hundreds of packets and then sent by
way of a number of individual paths to the destination where they are
Your Favorites November 12, 2003
Hugh Scher gave a tutorial on how to choose, capture, and organize
our links (Favorites).
He also explained how to share your own
favorites lists with your friends.
- Searches on
the Internet October 8, 2003
Charlie Fullerton illustrated how to uncover useful information on
He identified a variety of good search engines for
us to try.
Program and Site Coordinator: Charlie Fullerton