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You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

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.

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices 2018-11-21T16:44:46+00:00

Chatham County Library Announces Free Computer Classes for November & December

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 14Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM 

Intro to Facebook November 15Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 1 December 4Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 2 December 11Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Drop-in Computer Assistance  December 12Wednesday, 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 919-545-8086 or email reference@chathamlibraries.org.

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.

Chatham County Library Announces Free Computer Classes for November & December 2018-10-31T20:27:30+00:00

Computer FAQs: Sharpening Your Internet & Computer Skills

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.

Computer FAQs: Sharpening Your Internet & Computer Skills 2018-10-26T11:10:25+00:00

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture

‘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.

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture 2018-10-04T10:00:51+00:00

Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles

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

Medieval Helpdesk with English Subtitles 2018-08-18T00:18:09+00:00
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