2016 INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
October 21, 22 & 23, 2016
Palace Station Hotel & Casino,
BE EDUCATED, ENTHUSED AND ENTERTAINED!
Join us for our 2016 Tech Conference and learn about the ever-changing world of technology…
APCUG’s 2016 International Technology Conference
Palace Station Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
October 21, 22 & 23, 2016
For more information, please go to: www.apcug2.org
Learn about the ever-changing world of technology whether you are using a Windows-based or Linux computer, a Chromebook, Android or Apple device.
- Presentations on social media sites, Windows 10, iDevices, Linux is like cars, the Internet of Things, and more.
- Lunch and dinner on Saturday, Lunch on Sunday
- Welcome swag bag with sponsor items, various discounts and special pricing order forms
- Your choice of 20+ presentations
- Door Prizes
- Networking with other tech club officers and members
- Up close-and-personal time with sponsors at the Saturday night Expo
On Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 we said goodbye to June Hollister at a memorial held at TBCS. We watched a video showing many moments and events that June was involved in. Lots of people also stood to talk about their experiences and friendships with June. She will be missed.
If you would like to view the video you can download it here.
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU READ ON THE
INTERNET IS TRUE?
“It’s always true. You can’t put it there if it’s not true. I don’t think it’s a law, but I think you can get in trouble for putting it there if it isn’t true.”
“As a former-tabloid journalist, I was schooled in the art of never letting facts get in the way of a good story. We would develop stories based on rumors, gossip, and plain ideas, falling back on attributes such as “sources close said…” At the time it was fun and a valuable lesson in how to make something out of almost nothing. Looking back, I shudder to think how many lives we threw into turmoil.”
Best Answer: “The same way you know anything is true, you check the facts and do your research. You should always check more than one source for important information.”
WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW
Primary Sources: Original materials that have not been altered or distorted in any way
Political: Remember that as passionately as you believe that you have carefully evaluated “the facts” and come to your conclusions, other intelligent people have also carefully evaluated the facts and come to the opposite conclusion
UrbanLegends at About.com
Quackwatch.org: Guide to quackery and health fraud
MimiWatch: Facts and resources about multi-level marketing
ALMOST PURELY POLITICAL RESOURCES
FactCheck.org: Nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” from Annenberg – a traditional conservative family with conservative values
Politifact: Tampa Bay Times – liberal newspaper
Politifact Pundit Fact: Checks Sunday talk shows
OpenSecrets.org: Nonpartisan guide to money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy
RealClearPolitics.com: Conservative site that does an excellent job of aggregating polling numbers
- Climate Change
- Media: liberal or conservative
- Vaccination causes autism
We look forward to you bringing your friends and neighbors to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Tampa Bay Computer Society on May 31st, 2014 from 2:00 until 5:00 PM. Members are being asked to share their favorite foods and you can also look forward to fun Flash Mobs with ‘Good old fashion’ songs as well as entertaining videos.
Let’s come together and reminisce about how things have changed in 30 years.
If not in the area, check our SmugMug site for pictures shortly after.
Now that the TBCS website has been redesigned we will be posting articles, news, announcements, etc. in this space. Check in often to see what’s going on.