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Our lectures provide an overview of new technologies, targeted at those not 'born into' the digital age. The focus of these talks is on providing simple, non-technical definitions and explanations which allow the audience to walk away feeling empowered knowing broad concepts of our digital world. No base of knowledge is assumed! These talks can be delivered as stand-alone lectures, or combined to create a unique lecture series.
You will find some of our lecture topics listed below. To request a copy of our 2020 Course Catalogue click here and fill out the contact form. You will receive the catalogue by email within one business day.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INTERNET
So, what exactly is the Internet? How did it start, and where is it going? This informational lecture weaves through the story of the Internet starting from its modest beginnings, and gives an in-depth overview on this wonderful invention that today impacts almost every aspect of life.
HOW TO GOOGLE MORE EFFECTIVELY
Many of us 'Google' everyday, but are we getting the most out of this service? This lecture will delve deeper into the fascinating world of Google; look at some of the hidden features; and give practical tips on how to use this valuable tool more effectively.
BUZZ WORTHY: TECH TERMS DEFINED
Tech terms have gone mainstream, but this lecture actually takes the time to define what they really mean. We will cover everything from texting to tweeting, Ubering to AirBnBing. Whether you use devices or not, this is a fun walk through of today's tech terms.
KEEPING YOURSELF SAFE ONLINE
An important lecture for those who spend any time online. We will talk about how to say safe from scams; bugs and rogue websites; learn how to reconstruct our passwords, understand how to protect our private information and establish best practices on social media.
WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA ANYWAY?
Tweeting, liking, following and what it all means. This lecture takes a high level view on the world of social media. We look at the top social media sites, understand what they do, and consider their social impact. This is an essential lecture for those looking to understand how this new means of communicating is impacting many aspects of daily life.
EVERYDAY APPS: A CURATED LIST
With millions of apps on the market it can be overwhelming finding something that's not only useful, but easy to use. This lecture will cover a selection of curated apps that help with everyday tasks.
No base of knowledge is assumed! These talks can be delivered as stand-alone lectures, or combined to create a unique lecture series. Contact us for more information.