A few weeks ago I was teaching a word-processing class and discovered something I hadn’t seen before. At one point in the class, we started talking about adding clip-art to a document, and one my students who was using...Read More
If you really think about it, it’s pretty amazing how the Internet has really taken over as the main source of communication, information, and entertainment for so many people. And the part that we routinely use, the web,...Read More
Not a week goes by that a student doesn’t ask… “which browser should I be using?“, or “what browser do you use?”, or “which browser is best?“. Usually, their question is referring...Read More
This past week, yet another internet-related security issue became big news as tech sites reported a newly found security hole in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). Leading folks to again ask the big question… is Internet...Read More
Since April of this year, I’ve had a blog article on DiscoverSkills.com about the Facebook Timeline that’s been getting a lot of Google search traffic. (CLICK HERE if you’d like to read it). In the last 28 days...Read More
Most of you probably know Wayne Casper, the guy who teaches at and runs the Computer Education Center in Lincoln. On my Wednesday trips to Lincoln to teach, Wayne will often put little reminders on the white board, if someone...Read More
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Chaplain Allison Wilson ScottOmaha, NE“Everything you suggest and refer is wonderful. Please always keep me on your mailing list; I appreciate all your hard work, John.”
“So once again, thanks a million dollars! I think you do a fantastic job of teaching, writing the newsletter, and publishing books that are understandable. I don’t see how you keep up! Thanks so much…”Helen P.
“Thanks, John, for the email you sent listing all of the links to your wonderful videos of “how to do it” …and be SANE while doing it! 🙂 I will SAVE this one. I appreciate your generosity.”Marge Thomssen
“John, this was one of the greatest learning sessions. It was easy to follow along on my computer as you talked and demonstrated. Classes are good, but I guess it was using my own computer at home that was really good. There so many tips that are helpful. I know I’ll be returning to take refresher classes.”Wid Dockhorn
Yes, I definitely want to sign up to receive your “new” DiscoverSkills eNewsletter. Thanks for all the information you put on your site. It is VERY helpful and informative. I look forward to taking classes in Lincoln after I retire this summer.LaJean Duff
“Thank you for the newsletter and schedule of classes. This one made me aware of the new problems (e.g. TIFF files) and a better understanding of CryptoLocker. Woe be unto XP users including me after April 2014, right? Love the newsletters!”Bob Basoco
“Just finished reading one of your tips (love them!). I’ve been saving them under a special label with my e-mails.”Current Student
Sinda Dux“John, Thank You so much for teaching the Facebook OLLI class. I’ve been on Facebook for quite a while and I learned SO MANY new things from your class. You explained things so well and so logically that it was easy to follow you.Thank You for the very helpful handouts. I will use them often.”
“John, I wanted to write and tell you how much I enjoyed the seminar. I really liked the format you used, and your “takeaways” were just that! You gave us some excellent “tips” and your pacing was just right.”Beverly Loseke