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Questions & AnswersOctober 7 - Ask Your Questions

If need be, put on your thinking cap and jot down that question you’ve been wanting to ask. We will have a panel of our knowledgeable members up front and between them, I’ll sure there will be an answer for you.

Operating system, application, hardware, etc., all questions are welcome.

October 14 - National Cybersecurity Awareness

Unfortunately, the NetGear program we had planned for this meeting has to be rescheduled because the company has sent our presenter out of town.

Have you noticed the banner on our website announcing that TUGNET has been designated a "2014 NCSAM Champion for National Cybersecurity Month?"

As a result, we will observe National Cyber Security Awareness Month with Ira Wilsker from his home in Texas, via Skype. I'm sure you will remember his columns being featured in our newsletter every month.

It will a pleasure of seeing and listening to Ira. I know you have heard a lot about security at recent meetings, but Ira will be giving you information of which we probably aren't yet aware because of his unique position. If you were here a couple years ago when he spoke via Skype, I know you won't want to miss him tomorrow evening.

October 21 - How Computers Almost Ended My Writing Career and Other Tall Techno Tales

Tall TalesDoes that title capture your imagination?

Patricia Bunin, columnist for the Daily News and many other papers, will be here to share some of her experiences. She has written about her efforts to enter the world of technology which we enjoy and the pitfalls which befell her. I know you are going to emphasize as she gives us a playback of some of her humorous tech columns and the stories behind them. Does she finally find satisfaction and accomplishment with the devices available to her? Come find out.

October 28 - Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Our speaker for the evening will be Mr. Jonathan Nowak. He was recommended by another user group since they felt they learned a lot when he presented this topic for their meeting.

We have heard Bitcoin mentioned at our meetings from time to time with questions pretty much going unanswered. The answers you want should be available from Mr. Nowak since he is very familiar with Cryptocurrency in general and Bitcoin in particular.

If this is new to you, the first cryptocurrency to be created was Bitcoin in 2009. Since then, numerous cryptocurrencies have been created.

Come tonight and you will amaze your friends with what you have learned.

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