• Classic Computer SIG

    Location visible to members

    The meetings consist of computer classes on the older computers that are no longer sold. They are open to the public at no charge. DMA members are encouraged to come and get answers to their computer questions that are not available from the local computer stores. The classes cover 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. All classes are tailored to the needs of the members and can be most subjects at any time. 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 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. The classes can also show the pre-PC computers that are in the Dayton Computer Museum. The students from Wright State will be getting information for their class work as assigned by their professors. Local computer stores have sent customers to the meetings to get help on the older machines. You have questions? We really have the answers! Call Gary Ganger at (937)[masked] for more info.

  • DMA's ANNUAL MEETING AND SPECIAL GUESTS: GEEKS ON TOUR

    GEEKS ON TOUR Geeks on Tour are coming your way and presenting to the Dayton Microcomputer Association. If you haven't heard of the Geeks on Tour, you're in for a treat. Chris and Jim are nationally known, popular seminar presenters, teaching technology for travelers, or for anyone who takes digital photos, uses Google maps, or just wants to learn more about their iPhone or Android device. They produce a regular free YouTube show called "What Does This Button Do?" aka The Button Show. Their specialty is Google Photos. Chris is recognized by Google as a Platinum level Product Expert. She wrote the book on Google Photos. They presented for the spring APCUG Virtual Tech Conference: Google Photos: 7 Favorite Features. They also present seminars on many other topics related to Photos, Maps, technology, and smartphones in general. See all of the titles on their webpage at wwwGeeksOnTour.com/seminars. Agenda: 5:00 PM Social Hour 6:00 PM DMA's Annual Meeting and Trustee Elections 7:00 PM Geeks On Tour presentation

  • DDL SIG: Python self-study group

    Wright Brothers Institute

    Learning Python? So are we! Informal gathering to ask each other questions, show each other what we're working on, etc. You may want to bring a lunch; only snacks are for sale at WBI. Swallowing your lunch whole and resting on a warm rock for days afterward, Python-style, is strictly optional. This meetup is a joint project of the Dayton Dynamic Languages group (http://d8ndl.org) and the AFRL Maker Hub ( http://www.afrlmakerhub.com ).

  • Genealogy SIG

    Dayton Main Library

    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]

  • Day-Vest Employment SIG

    The Job Center

    Day-Vest • Day-Vest was established in 1973 to assist unemployed air traffic controllers, and quickly expanded to serve all local employers and unemployed professionals. With so many recent changes in job-seeking techniques, Day-Vest chose to join DMA as a special interest group. Many current and former DMA members have been involved with Day-Vest. Feel free to stop by and check it out. • Member meetings are the first Friday of the month at 10 am. • New member orientations are on Mondays from 9:00 - 11:00 AM with reservation. Email to: [masked] to register. • See our website for more information: http://www.day-vest.org • Phone:[masked] • Fax:[masked]

  • DDL SIG: Python self-study group

    Wright Brothers Institute

    Learning Python? So are we! Informal gathering to ask each other questions, show each other what we're working on, etc. You may want to bring a lunch; only snacks are for sale at WBI. Swallowing your lunch whole and resting on a warm rock for days afterward, Python-style, is strictly optional. 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

    Location visible to members

    The meetings consist of computer classes on the older computers that are no longer sold. They are open to the public at no charge. DMA members are encouraged to come and get answers to their computer questions that are not available from the local computer stores. The classes cover 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. All classes are tailored to the needs of the members and can be most subjects at any time. 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 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. The classes can also show the pre-PC computers that are in the Dayton Computer Museum. The students from Wright State will be getting information for their class work as assigned by their professors. Local computer stores have sent customers to the meetings to get help on the older machines. You have questions? We really have the answers! Call Gary Ganger at (937)[masked] for more info.

  • Board of Trustees

    fairborn fire station #2

    • What we'll do The Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting on the First Monday of the Month at the Fairborn Fire Station #2, 2000 Commerce Center Blvd, Fairborn OH 45324 All members of DMA are invited to attend. If you have suggestions, comments or would like to see how the club opperates, please attend. Before the meeting, the board has dinner at a local restaurant. See the comments section for location. If the meeting is on a holiday, the meeting will be on the 2nd Monday. If the firehouse is unavailable, our secondary meeting place is at the Fairborn Kroger across Dayton Yellow Springs Rd in their food court. It is in the front left corner of the building

  • Investment SIG

    Panera bread

    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 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 at Brixx Ice Co. from 7 to 9 PM. We are a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Dayton Microcomputer Association. http://d8ndl.org