APCUG Wednesday Workshops

FEBRUARY 22, 2023
9 am PT, 10 am MT, 11 am CT, 12 pm ET


YouTube, an Introduction
Rob Truman, Computer Booters

Google Drive
Dale Harrington, MiCRO (Mile High Computer Resource Organization)

Register here – https://forms.gle/cmBUEFS7a6AiBVCbA

YouTube – An Introduction. YouTube is a great educational resource once you understand some ground rules. YouTube gets billions of hits daily, with hundreds of hours of new content uploaded every minute. Searching through that deluge of videos can be more complicated than searching the entire web. This presentation will start with the basics and examine some tips and tricks for finding your goal.

Fun fact: In 2002, the YouTube deal was negotiated over a bowl of mozzarella sticks at Denny’s for $1.65M

Google Drive. What is it? What do I need to use it? How do I use it? Is it Cloud storage? Can I access it from all my devices? Dale will answer all these questions and more.

Fun fact: Google Drive was developed by Google and launched on April 24, 2012.

Meet the presenters

Rob Truman is a lifetime member of Computer Booters of Sun Lakes and serves on their Board of Directors as their Web Director. He has over 40 years of experience in Information Technology and Internet-related fields. Rob is a retired U.S. Navy Chief Electronics Technician and has worked as a Technical Support professional for Microsoft over the years. Rob holds a Master of Arts degree in Adult Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology (BS IT). He is a staunch proponent of lifelong learning and runs a website/blog called Geezer Tek, which focuses on helping the senior community with their technology needs. Rob also volunteers and teaches adult education technology classes through his local community college and their lifelong learning program: New Adventures in Learning. He is a member of APCUG’s Speakers Bureau.

Dale Harrington enjoys helping seniors (and younger whipper snappers) productively use and enjoy computers and other forms of technology. Since 1994 Dale has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Mile High Computer Resource Organization (MiCRO). He has presented numerous topics at MiCRO and other user groups in the Denver area. He also developed course materials for and taught introductory computer courses to seniors at local community centers.

Dale also worked for Computers in Ministry, providing technical support to local ministries in network support, Internet connectivity, servers, email services, end-user workstations, and related peripheral hardware and software systems.

He was the Maintenance Department Manager for Raytheon Support Service Company, where his staff was engaged in the performance of contract maintenance services for the USAF Technical Training operations at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. Prior to that, he was a Self-Employed Contract Consultant participating in a successful effort to develop a proposal for the performance of Training Equipment Maintenance at three United States Air Force Air Training Command Centers.

From 1966 until his retirement in 1986, Dale was in the USAF, where he performed various tasks, including operating and maintaining Instrumentation Systems equipment.

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