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The 24th meeting of the 2021-2022 Club season schedule.
Questions and Topics:
- International Women’s day official in San Carlos Computer Club!!
- Protocols for future in-person meetings (add your suggestions to the list at the bottom of this document. Plans have changed. Now waiting till March!) hmmm March is here!
- Terravision (1995) VS Google Earth (2011): https://artcom.de/en/?project=terravision
- Chester helping on Jan’s computer.
- Gas buddy App recommendation.
- How to dial toll-free numbers in the USA (a.k.a., 800 numbers) using a Telmex landline. Change the following prefixes, and you may be charged (if 800 = then dial 880, 888 = 881, 877 = 882, 866 = 883.)
- Judy signs up for Netflix from the computer (if the ipad doesn’t work, try the computer.)
- War Is Calling Crypto’s ‘Neutrality’ Into Question: https://www.wired.com/story/crypto-russia-ukraine-sanctions/
- What to Do If a Cop Tries to Scan Your Face During a Traffic Stop: https://gizmodo.com/can-police-use-facial-recognition-scans-at-traffic-stop-1848581619
- ‘The Billion Dollar Code’: A David vs Goliath Battle That Shows the Tech World’s Evil Side: https://thewire.in/film/the-billion-dollar-code-netflix-review
- The data game: what Amazon knows about you and how to stop it: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/feb/27/the-data-game-what-amazon-knows-about-you-and-how-to-stop-it
Remote Computer and I.T. Help: firstname.lastname@example.org
Today’s YouTube Meeting: https://youtu.be/S7IdpoCKOOA
- The Billion Dollar Code – In 1990s Berlin, an artist and a hacker invented a new way to see the world. Years later, they reunite to sue Google for patent infringement on it. (IMDb)
- Inventing Anna – A journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York’s social scene – and stole their money as well. (IMDb)
- Viking Valhalla – In this sequel to “Vikings,” a hundred years have passed and a new generation of legendary heroes arises to forge its own destiny — and make history. (IMDb)
- Last Kingdom – A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home. (IMDb)
- The Morning Show – A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual. (IMDb)
- Marvelous Mrs. Mazel – It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted – the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent – one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch. (IMDb)
- writer: Bernard Cornwall
- GasBuddy: Find and Pay for Cheap Gas and Fuel – find the cheapest gas arround.
- Las Managas Restaurants
- Cocina Economica
- La Cocina Dorita – in San Jose de Guaymas
Episode Art Jigsaw Puzzle: https://www.jigsawplanet.com/?rc=play&pid=37f362fafe33
The Impromptu “Vivi’s Laptop Repair” intro was recorded by Emily and Scott while rebuilding Vivi’s laptop. Only available on the podcast.
~ listen if you dare ~
Protocols for In-person Meetings:
Given the current COVID situation we have postponed in-person meetings for possibly beginning in March. Please list any protocols you feel we should be following.
- We will follow Mexican Federal guidelines given the local COVID situation.
- 9:15 am on Tuesdays
- Open windows and ceiling fans.
- Allow for remote members to participate live, at least by audio.
- We will meet together, assuming that you are vaccinated. We will NOT police vax records, we will be on the honor system. Please, attend the virtual meeting if you are not vaccinated.
- If our table layout has us facing each other then masks will be required.
We Welcome all Technology Enthusiasts.
Our Meet is scheduled on Google Calendar. To get an invitation you must provide me your Google account id. We also, send reminders by email, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and WordPress, so follow and subscribe to the appropriate feeds.
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iTunes: The San Carlos Computer Club
Looking for something to watch? Check out our recommended movies and shows list hosted on Trakt.tv at: https://trakt.tv/users/sccclub-org/lists/recommended-movies-and-shows
All this, from your club and Scott Stimson, our friendly neighborhood tech guy, and head-nerd at International Computer Solutions.