• DMA Monthly Meeting - Hybrid (Online and In Person)

    Online event

    The Dayton Microcomputer Association will hold an online/in-person monthly meeting with varying topics. After a short into and information about our Special Interest Group meeting a quest speaker will talk about a computer related topic. Check our website for more information. http://www.dma1.org Starting in July, we will have a hybrid meeting. Some of us will be at TJ Chumps, and some of us will be online. We will set up a computer in front and have the presentation streamed over Zoom. The address for TJ Chumps Huber Heights is 7050 Executive Blvd. Huber Heights, OH 45424 Agenda 6:00 PM Social Hour 7:00 PM President's remarks 7:30 PM Presentation 8:30 PM Ask our experts your tech questions.

  • DDL SIG: Python self-study group -- Online!

    Wright Brothers Institute

    Learning Python? So are we! Informal gathering to ask each other questions, show each other what we're working on, etc. Normally this meetup happens at Wright Brothers Institute. During COVID-19 season, however, we'll be meeting virtually. Join us on the PyFri Discord channel, discord.gg/9SgTh3T, and click on the General voice chat link. You may need to install the Discord desktop app rather than just using the web interface. Chat about interesting Python problems or solutions, share your screen if you wish. (Note that this is different from the Zoom meeting we used earlier in the summer.) Calendar link: https://calendar.google.com/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=NDZzamEwb2lhZzRkYjk0Zml2dDM4cjdwb2kgY2F0aGVyaW5lLmRldmxpbkBt&tmsrc=catherine.devlin%40gmail.com This meetup is a joint project of the Dayton Dynamic Languages group (http://d8ndl.org) and the AFRL Maker Hub ( http://www.afrlmakerhub.com ).

  • Board of Trustees - Online

    Online event

    DMA Board of Trustees Monthly Business Meeting. The Dayton Microcomputer Association, Inc. (DMA) is a 501c(3) non-profit all-volunteer-run organization. For more information about the DMA, please visit our web site at: www.dma1.org. All members of the DMA are invited to attend our Monday, August 3, 2020 DMA Board of Trustees Monthly Business Meeting. If you have suggestions, comments or would like to see how the club operates, please attend. All DMA meetings are free and open to the public. All DMA Board members will automatically receive a Zoom link to the meeting. If you aren't a member of the DMA Board of Trustees, please feel free to ask for a link through a form on this web page: https://www.dma1.org/contact-us/. We will have a social time of about a half hour before the meeting formally begins. Grab your favorite take-out and join us. The Board of Trustees has their monthly business meetings on the First Monday of most Months. If the First Monday of the Month a Holiday, the DMA Board of Trustees monthly meeting will be on the 2nd Monday of the Month.

  • Genealogy SIG - On hiatus

    Dayton Main Library

    The Genealogy SIG is on hiatus until the Dayton Metro Library is back to normal hours. They currently close at 6:30 PM. The Genealogy Special Interest Group (SIG) meets at the main branch of the Dayton-Montgomery County Library on 215 East 3th St · Dayton, OH 45402. We discuss genealogy and using computers to help locate your ancestors. This is a new meeting place. We are now at the brand new building downtown. The building offers an underground parking area with direct access to the library, and it's free. Come early and check out the Genealogy section. We also discuss other genealogy activities in the area. Jay Finley is our SIG leader. He recently helped Brian Cranston of "Breaking Bad" locate his ancestor buried in the Dayton VA National Cemetery. PH:[masked] OR CALL ME AT CELL:[masked]

  • DDL SIG: Python self-study group -- Online!

    Wright Brothers Institute

    Learning Python? So are we! Informal gathering to ask each other questions, show each other what we're working on, etc. Normally this meetup happens at Wright Brothers Institute. During COVID-19 season, however, we'll be meeting virtually. Join us on the PyFri Discord channel, discord.gg/9SgTh3T, and click on the General voice chat link. You may need to install the Discord desktop app rather than just using the web interface. Chat about interesting Python problems or solutions, share your screen if you wish. (Note that this is different from the Zoom meeting we used earlier in the summer.) Calendar link: https://calendar.google.com/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=NDZzamEwb2lhZzRkYjk0Zml2dDM4cjdwb2kgY2F0aGVyaW5lLmRldmxpbkBt&tmsrc=catherine.devlin%40gmail.com This meetup is a joint project of the Dayton Dynamic Languages group (http://d8ndl.org) and the AFRL Maker Hub ( http://www.afrlmakerhub.com ).

  • Classic Computer SIG - Phone Support

    Location visible to members

    Gary Ganger is our SIG Leader and Curator of the Dayton Microcomputer Association Computer Museum. He will be available on the First and Third Saturdays of the month from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM for phone support for your classic computer. His phone number is[masked]. DMA members are encouraged to come and get answers to their computer questions that are not available from the local computer stores. The phone support covers software and hardware and how to upgrade or repair common troubles. Software covers spreadsheets, word processing, music, graphics, DOS, Win3.1, Win95, Win98, WinNT, and Win2K. Hardware covers memory, disk, CD, floppy disks, zip drives, power supply replacement, cleaning, etc. If you call Gary at[masked] during the week, he can prepare to answer your questions or many times a quick answer on the phone is all that you may need. Past in person classes showed how to connect the computer to MIDI keyboards and writing music on the computer. Making a spreadsheet to balance your checkbook. Making a form to fill out for daily records. Replacing a bad CD recorder and cleaning. Downloading your photos. Replacing a bad power supply. Running anti-virus software and updates. Rebuilding hard disk systems after a crash. You have questions? Gary really has the answers! Call Gary Ganger at (937)[masked] for more info.

  • Investment SIG - Online

    Online event

    The Investment SIG emphasizes the use of digital tools (usually free) in investing. Sites examined in 2014 include Investopedia, Seeking Alpha, and Sig Fig. We've also looked at the investment tracking features of GnuCash, an open-source accounting program. This SIG meets at 7 PM on the second Tuesday of each month, usually in the Panera Bread to the rear of the Town & Country Shopping Center in Kettering, just off Far Hills Avenue Until further notice, we will meet using Zoom. See below for link to the meeting. Contact Person: Martin Arbagi, (937)[masked]

  • Dynamic Languages Special Interest Group (SIG)

    The Brixx Ice Company (2nd Floor meeting room)

    Discussion of technology and techniques related to dynamic programming languages: Python, Perl, Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, and sometimes something more exotic! These languages are fun and easy to get started with, yet powerful enough for all manner of professional use, and our members span the full range of experience with them. We always leave time for general conversation and questions. Come try one of the most interactive groups around! The Dayton Dynamic Languages User Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM. During normal times we meet at Brixx Ice Co. During the pandemic, we're using a Discord channel for online meetings, using the General voice channel at discord.gg/9SgTh3T We are a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Dayton Microcomputer Association. http://d8ndl.org

  • DDL SIG: Python self-study group -- Online!

    Wright Brothers Institute

    Learning Python? So are we! Informal gathering to ask each other questions, show each other what we're working on, etc. Normally this meetup happens at Wright Brothers Institute. During COVID-19 season, however, we'll be meeting virtually. Join us on the PyFri Discord channel, discord.gg/9SgTh3T, and click on the General voice chat link. You may need to install the Discord desktop app rather than just using the web interface. Chat about interesting Python problems or solutions, share your screen if you wish. (Note that this is different from the Zoom meeting we used earlier in the summer.) Calendar link: https://calendar.google.com/event?action=TEMPLATE&tmeid=NDZzamEwb2lhZzRkYjk0Zml2dDM4cjdwb2kgY2F0aGVyaW5lLmRldmxpbkBt&tmsrc=catherine.devlin%40gmail.com This meetup is a joint project of the Dayton Dynamic Languages group (http://d8ndl.org) and the AFRL Maker Hub ( http://www.afrlmakerhub.com ).

  • Apple Dayton SIG - on hiatus

    Public Room, Fire Station #2

    The Dayton Apple SIG is on hiatus until the Fairborn Fire Station meeting room is available to the public. The Apple-Dayton SIG holds its meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. The in-person meetings have been cancelled until further notice. Call Dan Forshaw at (937)[masked] after 5 pm Monday to hear if there will be an online meeting or if the meeting is cancelled. If you own, use, or are thinking of purchasing an Apple computer you are welcome to learn about the the latest hardware and software releases involving the Macintosh operating system. https://www.facebook.com/AppleDayton/ https://twitter.com/search?q=apple%20dayton&src=typd