Zoom! It’s wildly popular with growing pains! (4/4/20 Part 1)

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Zoom.us provides an increasingly popular web-conferencing service that people are using in this time of working from home and social distancing. But, like any good thing, this overnight growth spurt has some growing pains! This previously professional service is now being used for social connection by seemingly everyone, meaning the jerks have come along too.

Zoom! Security – Part 1

Join Jonathan, LD, and Sam as we talk about some of the problems Zoom is having!


Making your Zoom meeting more secure! (4/4/20 Part 2)

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So, we went over the problems Zoom has been having in hour one. Now? Let’s talk about fixing those problems! How DO you make your Zoom meeting more secure?

Zoom! Security – Part 2

Join Jonathan, LD, and Sam as we discuss this popular teleconference service!


Working from Home! With Links! (3/28/20 Part 1)

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Many folks are having to work remotely versus going to the office and being around people. Are you one of them? First time to this experience? Fear not, we’re talking about it!

Working Remotely

Useful links for you!


Stuck at home? Don’t go CrAzY! (3/28/20 Part 2)

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Quarantines. Is this your first one? Well, you might need some help trying to deal with the abundance of unstructured time you hadn’t planned on!

No Need Stir Crazy!

We’ll be talking about that this time!

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Maui County/Local COVID updates! (3/21/20 Part 1)

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Useful Links for Maui County residents regarding COVID:

Maui COVID Updates

And, if you want some tips on how to wash your hands well? Hey, Alton Brown has you covered!


Generalized COVID information and updates! (3/21/20 Part 2)

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Useful links!

Useful COVID Links


Is Your News FRESH? (3/14/20 Part 1)

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Checking That News!

Information has an expiration date!

  1. What is the date on the website? No? Red Flag.
  2. Do they cite where they got the information from? If not, Red Flag. If they do…
  3. Is the cited source the original source? If not, go back to #2. If it is…?
  4. How old is it? Are there available updates?

Places/things notorious for out of date information:

  • Social Media
  • “Special interest” sites
  • Internet forums

Where to get up-to-date information?

  • Straight from the horse’s mouth as applicable (your bank, government office, etc)
  • Find good, reputable sources for applicable information.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask experts in the field

And a quick update on COVID-19 on Maui (valid 3/14/20): https://www.staradvertiser.com/2020/03/14/breaking-news/two-visitors-on-kauai-test-positive-for-coronavirus-county-officials-announce/

Plus Arstechnica’s updated FAQ on it: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/03/dont-panic-the-comprehensive-ars-technica-guide-to-the-coronavirus/


EARN IT? More like BURN IT! (3/14/20 Part 2)

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The EFF has brought to our attention some BAAAAD legislation that’s being drafted. Even worse, its actually bi-partisan, coming from Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). They go into a LOT of depth, and we’ll be going over this.

S.3398 – EARN IT Act of 2020

If you’re afraid of government over-reach, unintended consequences, the safety and security of your online life, and freedom of speech? This is a show for you!

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Packing up and moving to a new computer! (3/7/20 Part 1)

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So, you need to move from one computer to a new computer. This is often called “migrating,” and we’re here to help you do it!

Migration – Part 1

Its a little project, lets be honest, but it can be well worth your time. What do you do? What do you need to prep? We tell you!