u3a

Bristol

Computing and Technology

Status: Active, open to new members
Group Leader:
When: Monthly on Tuesday mornings 9:45-11:15
4th Tuesday of the month, followed by Science & Engineering Group at 11:30
Venue: On Google Meet

Although most meetings are held online, some are held at Westbury Fields.

The group's members receive an email in advance of each meeting with details of the venue and topic.

Tony Sale and the Bombe, Bletchley Park

We aim to allow a higher level of technical discussion and demonstration than is practical in the other Computing Groups.

As examples, recent meetings have focussed on PostScript, VB Script, Cloud Computing, Movie editing, Converting analogue music to mp3, Visit to Bletchley Park, Updating PC hardware and reinstalling Windows, Google Sites, MIT Scratch and Python (both for the Raspberry Pi etc), Google Forms, Chromecast, Nexus tablet, Google+, NoSQL, EXIF data, BBC Micro:BIT, The Investigatory Powers Bill, Bitcoin and Blockchain, SAP, GDPR and NISD, Quantum Computing, Digital Audio, Serverless Computing, GSM networks, the Arduino computer, Augmented Reality, 5G networks, Quadcopters, Computational Photography, GIT repository, Evolution of WiFi.