General Meeting Topic – May 2020

May 20, 2020, at 7:00 PM Building a Smart Mirror Presenter: Craig Wright, CCS Communications Director Synopsis: “Wouldn’t it be great if your mirror served more than one purpose? What if it showed you today’s weather alongside that stray hair no amount of hairspray can tame? How about some inspirational quotes to jumpstart your day? Maybe you need to see today’s date and time? All of this and more can be accomplished with a Raspberry Pi single-board computer, some spare wood, an old (or new) Continue reading →

General Meeting Topic – February 2020

February 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM Coding Lab: Sphero Robot Obstacle Challenge Special Meeting Location: Apple Store, Easton Town Center 4210 The Strand Columbus, OH 43219 Presenter: Apple Store Creative Team Synopsis: “Help a Sphero robot navigate obstacles using code in the Sphero Edu app on iPad. We will explore block-based coding by programming simple movements, changing colors, and more. We’ll also set up obstacles and use an iPad to program a path for our robots to navigate. A few iPad devices will be provided. Continue reading →

General Meeting Topic – January 2020

January 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM End of Windows 7, What are my options? Presenter: John Kennedy – East-Central Ohio Technology Users Club & APCUG Advisor, Regions 3 and 6/7 Synopsis: “The life support of Windows 7 will be coming to an end before the end of January. Microsoft has decided to even stop security updates on this old operating system. And like the versions before it (Windows XP and Vista) have put them out to pasture. So what are your options for future computer Continue reading →