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1st Floor
Sydney Mechanics'
School of Arts
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

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13 - 18 June 2011
  • Programming SIG
  • Web Design SIG

A Stocks and Shares SIG meeting will not be held this month as Monday 13th June  is a public holiday.

What will Windows 8 look like?
Microsoft has started to talk about the design of the user interface for Windows 8. You can see some details here.



        Vale Bob McCain
Members will be saddened to learn of the death of Bob McCain. Bob was a regular attendee at SIG meetings for many years. He had been ill for a long time.


Hello and Welcome,
Membership Drive
Your Committee has recently approved a promotional voucher in our drive to attract additional club members. The voucher offers four months free membership to our club allowing participants to attend meetings at the standard $5 entry fee during that period. Details and dates of meetings are displayed on the reverse side of the voucher.
 We would like members to distribute these vouchers to friends, colleagues and anyone else who might be interested in becoming permanent members of our club. The vouchers, a copy of which is reproduced below, will be available at all meetings.
Two meeting of the club will be held next week.
Friday 10 June  - Seniors -  Leader - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Peter Collard will lead the group at this meeting. He will explain how to "Make Life Easier with the 'ANY' Key"
The 'any' key simplified many tasks in the past, but is seldom used in Windows operating systems. Peter will delve into the modern 'any' keys that simplify your work. He will demonstrate shortcuts of all types on keyboards, desktops etc.
Do you know how to get to the Disk Manager or Device Manager in just one click? This and other miracles of modern technology will be revealed.
Friday 10 June - Communications -  J. Lucke - 12:30pm - 3:30pm
The significance of e-mail messages may not have been realized when it was developed but it led to enormous changes in the way people communicate.
E-mail messages, VOIP, video conferencing, text messages and social media sites on the Internet are now commonly used all over the world.
At his meeting the group will discuss communication problems in a question and answer session and look at current trends and applications.
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