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Tech Talks

The Nicolet Library Series offers Tech Talks to inform and help you understand the technologies we use everyday. With so many options available to communicate and share information, determining the most effective way to use technology can be overwhelming. Join us for Tech Talks to get the most out of current technology. Tech Talks are free, open to the public, and held monthly.

Rhinelander
Tuesdays at 6 pm
Nicolet College - Learning Resources Center - 205

Tomahawk
Wednesdays at 3:30 pm and 6 pm
Tomahawk Public Library


 

Carry Your Office in Your Pocket

Store portable (and free) applications on a USB memory stick that’s small enough to carry in your pocket. Applications covered will range from graphics apps to games to complete office software packages.

September 16, 2014
Rhinelander Only


 

Sharing and Not Sharing

An Introduction to Online Picture Storage

Discover the ways you can manage and share your pictures in the Cloud. Learn about geotagging and location services to protect you, your family and friends, and your property.

October 21, 2014 - Rhinelander
October 22, 2014 - Tomahawk


 

What’s Old Can Be New Again

Replacing Windows XP with Ubuntu (Linux)

Just because Windows is no longer updating Windows XP doesn’t mean your old computer is obsolete. Installing the Ubuntu Operating System may be the free solution to update your system.

November 4, 2014 - Rhinelander
November 5, 2014 - Tomahawk


 

Everybody Likes Free

Using Open Source Software to Meet Your Personal and Professional Needs

Discover free office applications that can replace your costly word processor or spreadsheet programs. Explore graphic, education, and music/video applications with open source software.

November 18, 2014 - Rhinelander
November 19, 2014 - Tomahawk


 

‘Tis the Season for Electronic Gadgets

Have you ever wanted to try an eReader or tablet? Do you wonder what the differences are between a Chromebook and a laptop? How about the range of digital cameras available? Explore these gadgets and more to learn which are best for you.

December 16, 2014 - Rhinelander
December 17, 2014 - Tomahawk


 

Keep Yourself Safe on the Web

How do you know if a website is trustworthy? Do you know what phishing is? Can you tell the difference between a free offer and an invitation to invade your computer? Learn the answers to these questions plus discover how to block unwanted information and receive general rules on how to stay safe while enjoying the Internet.

January 20, 2015 - Rhinelander
January 21, 2015 - Tomahawk


 

YouTube for Fun, Education, and Do-It-Yourself Projects

Maximize your YouTube experience and find out how to share your videos with a select few or the whole Internet.

February 10, 2015
Rhinelander Only


 

How to Use Online Offices

Google Docs/SoHo/Office 365

You no longer need to buy an expensive office application to type a simple letter or create a report. Discover how to use free online software to accomplish most tasks, from spreadsheets to writing a book.

February 17, 2015 - Rhinelander
February 18, 2015 - Tomahawk


 

Buyer Beware

eBay, Craigslist, and Other Online Buying and Selling Websites

Discover the ins and outs of buying and selling on the web. Brush up on Internet safety and learn more about services like PayPal and other online transaction services.

March 17, 2015 - Rhinelander
March 18, 2015 - Tomahawk


 

Digital Conversion on the Cheap

VHS and Audio

Convert your recordings and VHS tapes to a digital format. Learn how to get your videos up and running on your computer using inexpensive cables and free software.

April 21, 2015 - Rhinelander
April 22, 2015 - Tomahawk


 

Meet Your New Neighbors

Social Networking - Facebook and Pinterest

Facebook and Pinterest have changed what it means to be a community and be connected. Find ways to protect your privacy while sharing with others on two of the most popular social media platforms.

May 19, 2015 - Rhinelander
May 20, 2015 - Tomahawk


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