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iMug is where you can seek help and share knowledge with other business, educational, professional and home users. The hub of iMug is our mailing list but we also hold a variety of meetings throughout the year.

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Next iMug Monthly Meeting—
Tuesday 23 February 2016

Time: 6:30pm - 9pm, refreshments from 6:15pm
Venue: The Library at The Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands Vic 3008, Melbourne. The Library is 50 meters from the end of Tram Lines 11 and 48. Street parking is also available. See map and directions. This new facility has a state-of-the-art presentation room with full AV capabilities and a robust internet connection providing NBN speeds.

Visitors welcomed to come!

Garry Barker, Macman

Garry needs no introduction to iMug members and it is indeed fitting that Garry has offered to speak at the first iMug meeting for 2016.

Garry wrote his last Macman column for The Age and Fairfax Media in September last year. He wrote Macman for 20 years, most of that time weekly but latterly fortnightly because of constraints of space. Livewire has continued though managed from Sydney.

These 20 years which Garry covered was an extraordinary time frame in technology innovation and development. His style of writing with humour, and explanations pitched at a level understandable to the non-fanatical computer user made his writing especially entertaining as well as informative.

In his talk, Garry will be drawing on some of the highlights of those twenty years, covering as they did the rise, "fall" and rise of Steve Jobs, the dawning of the internet for the ordinary person, the development and takeover by mobile devices, and the penetration of technology into the classroom, which is of special interest to him.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Garry's reflections from his unique experience as an outstanding journalist, who had the opportunity of attending many of the keynote events of this era both here and abroad.

…And one more thing!
Don't be suprised if our President, Les Posen, also contributes an Apple update about some of the events that have taken place over the summer period.

We look forward to seeing you at our first event for the year.

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