We’re looking for some Champions!Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with you! We are again featuring Olds Connected Community "Technology Champions" on our website, blog, and YouTube channel. We're looking for families, youth, students and businesses willing to share their stories, and encourage others to explore the ways technology of all kinds can enhance our lives. Contact Jamie Syer, Communications Co-ordinator.
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Any techies out there who can offer good advice on how to securely wipe a hard drive before it gets recycled or sold or sent to the trash? How about phones or game consoles?
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Do You Know the Difference Between HTTP and HTTPS? by Chantelle Graywheeler, Olds Municipal Library When it comes to “http” and “https”, knowing the difference between the two can ensure that you have safe and secure internet transactions. HTTP stands for … Continue reading
Watched a Webinar this morning on Smartphones use in Agriculture by Peter Gredig of AgNition.ca who is a farmer & technology guru. Peter predicted that with in a year, 40-50% of North American farmers will have a smartphone. He has … Continue reading
by Chantelle Grey-Wheeler, Katimivik Volunteer, Olds Municipal Library If you are one of the 350 million active users on the social networking site Facebook.com, you may think that your personal profile is, well….personal. However, to the dismay of many, the … Continue reading
If you follow lots of folks on Twitter or Facebook, Paper.li is a great way to consolidate their status updates. It works by automatically aggregating feeds from a Twitter or Facebook account or hash tags from Twitter. BTW: It’s free! … Continue reading
Lesley Winfield, Head Librarian at the Olds Municipal Library and a member of the Olds Connected Community Committee talks about using the internet to find our family roots online. How has technology affected family history and genealogy? Genealogy has historically … Continue reading
Lesley Winfield, Head Librarian at the Olds Municipal Library and a member of the Olds Connected Community Committee tells us about eBooks. What is an eBook? An electronic book (also e-book, ebook, digital book) is a text and image-based publication … Continue reading