Category Archives: Resources

Electronics Recycling

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]

The Town of Estes Park will sponsor electronics recycling services Saturday, December 7, at the Fairgrounds Park-n-Ride lot off Manford Avenue. The collection takes place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is an opportunity to conveniently and responsibly recycle old television sets, computers, cell phones, iPods and many other electronics.  Read more in the [...]

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Electronic Recycling Jobs Act Landfill Ban

Please see this press release from the Larimer County Department of Solid Waste.

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Top 10 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits/Businesses – Followup

Cassie Lasson has compiled a great summary of last week’s joint meeting with the Estes Park Nonprofit Recourse Center.  It is posted on FrontDesk’s website.  Thank you to presenters Adam Shake, Cassie, Lee Lasson and Brooke Burnham!

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Getting the most out of your iPad – An Introduction

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Tuesday May 14, 2013 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM MT – Tebow Room, Senior Center, Estes Park, CO 80517 – SOLD OUT
A class sponsored by the Estes Park Internet Computer User Group (EPICUG) in cooperation with the Estes Park Senior Center. Assistance from the Estes Valley Library and the Estes Park Nonprofit Coalition.
Keynote Slide Show [...]

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Opera Browser Recommendation

At the 2/4/13 meeting, someone brought up the security issues of using a public Wi-Fi connection for browsing.
I’d like to suggest the “Opera” browser where these concerns are addressed in the URL window – both for a secure https connection, but also to see/show that there is a valid certificate for the site. [Doesn't address [...]

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CES 2013 – Follow-Up

Thank you to Jeff Gamet for a terrific presentation last night on CES 2013.  If you missed it, Jeff is presenting at COMUG in Boulder this evening.  Jeff mentioned his blogging and podcasts.  Here is a link to The Mac Observer.  If you follow this link, there is a “sign up for the newsletter” button halfway [...]

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EPICUG 2013 Meetings

The EPICUG Board met Monday evening, and discussed among other topics the calendar of meetings for the year. Due to lightening our meeting load in the summer and compromising our calendar with the library’s, our meetings are more “scattered” than in past years. In other words, we don’t have regular, first-monday, third-wednesday, and four-thursday meeting [...]

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Followup to September 19 EPICUG Meeting – 3D Rendering

Thanks to those who attended last night’s meeting on 3D Rendering – it was fun.  Above is a copy of the rendering produced during the meeting.  Below are some links to modeling and rendering software.  All of the software is cross-platform (Mac or PC) and there are cost-free, or at-least free-trial options for all.
The modeling [...]

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Followup to June 2012 Mac Meeting – Emulator List

The hybrid hard disk that Jim demonstrated is
Here is a list with links to the Machine Emulators for running software designed for other hardware platforms…
• Power64 and Power20 for emulating two popular early ’80s Commodore computers – http://www.infinite-loop.at/
• Other Commodore emulator including the 128 and PET are available from VICE – http://www.viceteam.org/
• Apple II emulator [...]

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Followup to the May 2012 EPICUG Meeting – Nonprofits and Technology

We had a great and very well attended EPICUG meeting last month.  The main point of the meeting was that ”Learning first about your business (nonprofit) and asking the right question will determine your technology needs and solutions.”  Thank you Christy Crosser for compiling the following list of excellent resources discussed at the meeting…
Cooperating Collections, Estes [...]

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