On the 25th of April, the first IT and Biscuits event happened at the Central Library in Edinburgh. Ten people came along with their computers, and we collectively worked through a number of issues which were raised. Derek Howden wrote the following article to summarize some of the information on some of the issues which were raised.
Computers have a very “unknown” quality and we are naturally scared of the unknown. Security was a definite topic of today and when you mix that with the unknown it becomes a volatile emotional experience and that’s not the real reality, especially if you cover the basics which we tried to do today.