Understanding Modern Technology Understanding Modern Technology: Enhancing and Empowering the User

Understanding Modern Technology

Noam Bonkowski, Moderator

This Seminar will offer an understanding and practical knowledge for the concepts and devices that can modify and improve our lives. In addition to reviewing terms and new innovations, we will reveal how one can employ different skills in order to understand seemingly-complex technology. Video will be used.

Session 1 Lifestyle and Communication

  • The Cloud – backup and restoring our devices
  • Touch Screens (mobile devices) & Voice Control (Alexa, Siri)
  • Social Media and “fake news” (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Virtual Reality
Session 2 Navigating with New Technology

  • Smart Homes
  • Wearable Technology and Augmented Reality (Fitbit, Apple Watch, Google Glass)
  • Self Driving Vehicles
  • Medical Breakthroughs
  • Resources to follow and learn about new technology
Session 3 Risks and Security

  • Synthesizing of Faces and Voices
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Wireless “radiation”

TUESDAYS, 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
JAN 16
JAN 30
FEB 13

Cost $250 (3 sessions)
*tax deductible portion is $125

Noam Bonkowski

NOAM BONKOWSKI — Project Manager, Programmer, and Smart Home guide for Insight Onsite, a prominent home automation company, which specializes in custom technologies and design. With a background in engineering, Noam oversees high-end residential projects in the greater New York City area.

As a TV, film, and video production contractor, Noam has worked for networks such as ABC, NFL, Fox, MTV, VH1, and others.