Christine Fleming Departs

As you may know, Christine Fleming, long-time SeniorNet Eastern Bays member, former Chairperson and author of many informative and entertaining articles for us has resigned from SNEB. She’ll still be involved in SeniorNet by way of the Mac Group in Pakuranga. Christine Fleming (nee Lawler) was on the steering committee … Continue reading

Paul Caldwell Presents the Internet of Things and Big Data

At the April Monthly Meeting, Paul Caldwell presented a far-reaching overview of the latest consumer and professional IT technology. His excellent and detailed PowerPoint presentation was entitled The Internet of “Things” and you can download and view the PDF of it here. Paul started by recounting Moore’s Law, first stated … Continue reading

Bubbling enthusiasm masks serious need

Gizmo? Gizmo, according to Wikipedia, is a gadget – especially one whose real name is unknown or forgotten. Well, Dee Kemp-Towns from Independent Living Services had oodles of gadgets to demonstrate to members of SeniorNet Eastern Bays at their March meeting. Even when she put a name to them, quite … Continue reading

Tony Batistich Explains Geo Spatial Techniques to February Meeting

Our February Speaker, Tony Batistich, had been a longtime schoolteacher of Social Studies and Geography at Onehunga High School but, in 1987, he finally got fed up with the dumbing-down of the examinations. So he got a job with the Auckland Regional Council and worked on its Geographical Information System … Continue reading

Vodafone’s Chris Sullivan Presents Many New Products

The November meeting was our last for the year and Chris Sullivan, Service Manager for Vodafone’s showpiece Queen Street store certainly presented a wide ranging and informative snapshot of the latest products from one of SeniorNet’s main supporters, together with tips and advice we can all benefit from. The first … Continue reading

Give brain connections something to do

Eggs on ears, greens on knees. Breakfast. Sudoku. Synapses snapping. Neural pathways. That niggling worry you didn’t close the garage door before leaving town. Or turned off the iron. Where on earth are your glasses? Back to those snapping synapses and those neural pathways. And to growing your dentrites. In … Continue reading

Girish Kumar Showcases the full range of Te Wananga o Aoteroa Computing Courses

Girish Kumar, our September speaker, is a Tutor at Te Wananga o Aotearoa (The Maori Polytechnic), which is just down the road from us at 233 Taniwha Street in central Glen Innes. They welcome visitors who may wish to see their computer suite of 22 Windows-10 PCs. As the very … Continue reading