OUR NEXT MEETING
All meetings are free and open to the public
The next meeting is Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:00 PM in Multi-Use Room 3 at the Fort Collins Senior Center.
The FRPCUG December meeting is "famous" for two activities:
- The annual holiday celebration, with food and (non-alcoholic) drink.
- Election of officers.
Bring the whole family and enjoy the conversation and the food.
Odds and Ends of Computer and Technology News—December 2013
The 25 Best Inventions of the Year 2013
Sony's Smart Lens
". . . the Sony DSC-QX100 has all the fixings of a high-quality digital camera—but it clips to your iPhone or Android phone."
The Edible Password Pill
" . . . Motorola's Edible Password Pill. . . . Once activated, it emits a specific 18-bit EKG-like signal that can be detected by your phone or computer, essentially turning your body into a password."
50 Gadget Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Take a Look Inside Google's Data Centers
Pop music finally put to good use tracking space junk
"Australia's Murchison Widefield Array was built to probe intergalactic gas, but it can also use FM radio waves to determine the orbits of space junk."
Recommended Reading: Stuxnet's more dangerous precursor, fake memories and more
". . . the story of the first publicly acknowledged cyber weapon keeps getting more and more interesting."
ASK YOUR QUESTION
Our Monthly Meetings provide an open forum for questions on PC hardware and software; or anything digital, from your mobile phone to your music player. We welcome all questions, whether you are a beginner or an expert.
PAST MEETING PRESENTATIONS
Presentation material from selected past meetings is available on the Meeting Presentations page.
You will find information on such topics as eReaders, backup techniques, burning CDs and DVDs—and much more.
PAST MEETING TOPICS
You really are invited to our meetings. The meeting topics are prepared for the general public. They are NOT just for the PhD computer scientist. Would you like to know what kinds of topics are presented at our meetings? Check out this list of Past Meeting Topics.