Lifelong Learning Festival

I am going to be be working with my local council during the Lifelong Learning Festival and will be hosting some online sessions coming up soon, (additional details below as well); Talking Web Design – Friday 20 November – 11:00 am – 11:30 amhttps://meltonlearning.com.au/events/lifelong-learning-festival-talking-web-design-with-paul/ How to use Social Media – Friday 20 November – 1:00Continue reading “Lifelong Learning Festival”

So long and thanks for all the fish

That’s my second Douglas Adams refrence I’ve used on my site, can you find the other one? With January 2020 now coming to an end, Microsoft has ceased support for Windows 7… well, kind of. There have been some very serious vunrabilities that Microsoft had to patch and send out for XP, 7, 8.1 andContinue reading “So long and thanks for all the fish”

MOVING to LINUX [Part 5] – “Half way there”

I did a thing! I removed Windows 10 from my main laptop and installed Linux! I wanted to use this blog post to talk a bit about the process and my experiences with making this big step. I’d also like to mention that I’ve documented it on my YouTube Channel, so if you’d like to see the processContinue reading “MOVING to LINUX [Part 5] – “Half way there””

Get with the program(ing)! [Part 0] – an introduction

I can’t guarantee that I’ll always have a pun for my title, but by golly, I’ll sure as heck try to 😉 Also, sorry about missing out last week on having a blog post, I’ve been getting a bit behind. My workload has been increasing, which leaves me with less time for the things IContinue reading “Get with the program(ing)! [Part 0] – an introduction”

Digital Hygiene [Part 4]“A Case for Privacy”

“I don’t have anything to hide, so why should I care what happens to my information?” That’s a question I’ve heard from many people, often phrased in different ways, but the sentiment is the same. It’s a very good question and one which needs more attention in this modern digital age. All too often weContinue reading “Digital Hygiene [Part 4]“A Case for Privacy””

MOVING to LINUX [Part 4] – “Dipping the toe”

It has begun! I have started to use Linux on my laptop for both work purposes and for play. I’m running a distribution or “distro” form of Linux called Mint and I must say, I AM impressed. It’s designed to feel a lot like Windows and does just about everything I need an operating systemContinue reading “MOVING to LINUX [Part 4] – “Dipping the toe””