Last March, Tony Schmidt discovered something unsettling about the machine that helps him breathe at night. Without his knowledge, it was spying on him. From his bedside, the device was tracking when he was using it and sending the information not just to his doctor, but to the maker of the machine, to the medical supply company that provided it and to his health insurer.
Chatham Community Library is offering a series of free computer classes in November and December. The names, dates and times of the classes are listed below. You can find a full description, including topics covered and prerequisites for attending, by clicking on the class name.
Drop-in Computer Assistance November 14, Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Intro to Facebook November 15, Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 1 December 4, Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 2 December 11, Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Drop-in Computer Assistance December 12, Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM
The Drop-In Computer Assistance sessions (November 14 and December 12) do not require registration. For all other classes, space is limited and you must register in advance if you wish to attend. Register online by clicking here. For more information, call or email reference@
All classes take place in the computer lab at Chatham Community Library, 197 NC Hwy 87 N in Pittsboro, on the campus of Central Carolina Community College.
Follow-Up RESOURCES for the well-attended “Computer FAQs: Sharpening Your Internet & Computer Skills” presented by Frank Abrams and Greg Flood, members of the Fearrington Cares Computer Help Group on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at The Gathering Place. This program was produced by the Fearrington Cares Education Committee and the Fearrington Cares Computer Help Group.
- Open, read (and print if you wish) the presentation slides, including the Glossary section.
- To watch the slide presentation, use this link, which includes a little navigation bar at the bottom left.
‘Experience fuels innovation:’ Elder Innovators aims to boost Triangle entrepreneurship | WRAL TechWire
DURHAM – In a popular post on Medium, Ryan Holmes, the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, raised a question about whether the entrepreneurial economy may inadvertently be ageist. A new group known as Elder Innovators is tackling that issue in the Triangle.
For Those of Us Who Occasionally Become Frustrated with Technology: Helpdesk support back in the day of the Middle Ages with English subtitles. Original taken from the show “Øystein og jeg” on Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) in 2001. Posted by Mary Johnson, Fearrington EDGE