How I got into computing

Margaret Butterfield

Margaret Butterfield

In the mid nineties we bought our first computer – and it was all foreign to me.  I was a trained shorthand typist and just could not get my head around using the computer.

But by 1997 I decided to go to the local polytechnic to learn  the basics.  It opened up a whole new world for me.  Suddenly I was learning how to use a spreadsheet (Maths wasn’t my strong point), making calculations and creating charts.  I also learned to use the computer to create documents, produce tables, to draw, and so many other things.

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Partnering up to improve the safety of senior road users

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SeniorNet and the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) have partnered up to improve the safety of senior road users. The NZTA has developed some new online resources and felt that SeniorNets’ community learning network would be a great way to raise awareness of them.

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