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June 2020 General Meeting

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

September 14th Virtual Meeting by Zoom

Remote Presentation FL, United States

We will be holding this meeting virtually by Zoom. The link will be sent to member a week beforehand. This will be a presentation on alternatives to popular paid software.

General Meeting – November 9th, 2020

Remote Presentation FL, United States

Our November 9th meeting of the VBCG will be held at 6:30pm on Zoom. Our presentation will be an introduction to programming, intended for users with no prior knowledge. We will make a basic program, and  We will be using the free program Thonny to experiment with basic Python programming. We invite you to follow along […]

Free

General Holiday Meeting – December 14th, 2020

Remote Presentation FL, United States

This is our holiday meeting. We try to make it informal, so we just wing it on what topic we will do. We accept questions from the group, enjoy some snacks (bring your own on Zoom), and go off-topic to get to know members of the group a bit more.

Home Networking

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

We will be reviewing what a network is, and what parts are important. Routers, Modems, home vs public networks and VPNs

Computer Upgrades

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

When do we upgrade our computers? This meeting goes over when and how to replace or upgrade your home computer.

History of Computers

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Remember steam powered computers? You sure will after this meeting. We will review the history of computers and how they changed our world.

Computer Cleanup

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Regular cleanups on your computer will increase its lifespan and speed. This applies to brand new computers as well as older computers.

Password Keepers

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

So many passwords! Keeping them organized lets us access our stuff easier. Password managers help us sort our most important data.

Printers

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

The bridge between the digital and physical world is the printer. Why are some so cheap? Which ones are best? Let's review laser and inkjet printers, and also review wifi vs wired printers.

Special Computer Uses

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Computers do weird and extreme things. The Apollo program, large supercomputers, computing in other universes. Let's find out more about these specialty uses.

Scam Protection

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Our presenters have seen a ton of scams as computer techs. We will review some of our most commonly seen scams, and some more details about how the scams work.

Tech Toys

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Ready for holiday shopping for your tech friend? We will pick a handful of the most popular gift items for techies.

Blogging Today

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

Blogs are for everybody. Let's review from start to finish how to make your own blog and start writing.

Yearly Open Ended Holiday Party

Indian River County Main Library 1600 21st St, Vero Beach, FL, United States

This is our holiday meeting. It is unstructured. We invite members to take the mic for a short tech topic. You are welcome to present your favorite tech topic to the group, or ask tech questions.