I had read an excellent article about building a Community Isolation Support database. The author used Airtable as the database, and I was inspired! I downloaded the Airtable and commenced building a website for the public-facing side. At this stage Startup Tablelands came to the rescue, so we decided to build this initiative under the […]
We touched very briefly the other week – about these community groups. Facebook hubs and everything else like that to assist – do you want to talk a bit more about that.
Front page on The Tablelander Tues Mar 31st 2020 An article in The Tablelander newspaper about the website I built for the Tablelands community. Initially, this website was built as a response to COVID-19 in March 2020. It was designed to be a resource for people helping each other in the first stages of the […]
How to increase your internet speed if you’ve got a slow line.
There’s a little product called Speedify which combines two internet connections and uses them both at the same time.
Zoom is arguably the best video-conferencing software available today. It is Limits on the free version are viewable here. The main points are: Setting up: You only have to do this the first time you use Zoom
I’m going to talk about what’s happening with the Coronavirus, one of the many things that have happened is that, for instance, the World Health Organisation has recommended that people travel less for the next few months just to try and slow down the spread of the Coronavirus. And the big companies are cancelling their physical conferences and things like that. But how it affects local businesses and councils and organisations here is that the two major companies, Google and Microsoft are offering free versions of their enterprise-level, video conferencing software, which is an amazing offer.
Transcription of Black Star Radio talk Friday 21st Feb 2020 Seamus Morning Mark, morning listeners. Mark We’re going to talk about voice transcription software and voice typing. So this is where you don’t have to touch your keyboard – it does it for you and you just talk to it Seamus Yes, that’s right. And […]
Airtable is not a spreadsheet. It’s actually more a database using spreadsheet user-interface. Spreadsheets were originally designed to do hypothetical calculations eg if I put $1,000 in the bank at 5% interest rate – what will the return be each year. Then, what if I go to a different bank and get 6% interest rate […]
Data breaches happen eg Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer support records a week or so ago, and early last year Facebook’s data breach exposed more than 540 million records Sometimes this happens because of the big companies carelessness. Other times it’s really complicated – hackers that constantly trying to find new ways to get […]
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