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.
Have a look at some of our popular lecture topics:
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.
AMAZON & THE ONLINE SHOPPING REVOLUTION
Amazon is an internet powerhouse that is not only changing the way we shop, but creeping into other aspects of daily life as well. In this lecture we explore this fascinating company; look at some competitors, and then cover practical tips for getting the most out of any online shopping experience.
STREAMING: MOVIES, TV & MORE
Most of us are familiar with Netflix and YouTube, but there are many other streaming services available now. In this lecture we walk through the most popular services, including Apple TV+, Prime, Crave, CBC Gem and more. We talk about what each platform offers, the cost and then dive in and take a guided tour of some of the most popular ones.
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.
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.
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.
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.