Wednesday, November 2, 2011

HICAP Students have covered to date:

  • Bits

  • Binary Code

  • ASCII Conversion Table

  • Scientific Notation

  • Exponential Powers

Monday, October 31, 2011

HICAP Offers Free Internet & Computer Access

For many years, the Board of Directors' at the Chauncey Hooper Towers located at 10 West 138th Street in Harlem have offered computer and Internet access to anyone who required that service. Although there are ongoing classes weekly, if the need to use a computer to take care of business or just to look something or someone up, the computer lab is available to Senior Citizens and persons with assistive needs...all are welcome at HICAP!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Seniors and Technoloy

Senior Citizens come to HICAP-Harlem Internet Computer Access Program-not only to utilize a computer and access the Internet, they also build their technical and scientific vocabulary in our hands-on, stress-free environment.
Computer Class for the 2011-2012 Session began October 7, 2011. Our discussion included:

  • Computer memory

  • Internet sends/receives data

  • Cloud Computing

  • USB

  • Hertz

  • Bytes

  • RAM

  • C: Drive

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


  • Some time in the near future, we will be graced with the presence of Joly McFie of the Internet Society-NYC. He is coming to bless us in the form of a scanner for the students to utilize.

  • The Internet at HICAP has remained accessible for all computers, including our desk top, since the introduction of the wireless modem.

  • On March 15, 2011, Speech Recognition Software is loaded, so that HICAP Seniors can speak their commands and have them implemented. We will test the efficacy of the software and make our assesment.

  • We have new, returning and an ongoing student population utilizing the HICAP lab, we applaud their efforts.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Recent Discussions Included:

Understanding bits
USB for expansion hub
Frequency and Amplitude

Because HICAP students knowledge base has progressed; putting what has been garnered into practice is our current collective goal. Our class will be shooting video, uploading it to our website and youtube. This promises to be an exciting time for all.

Comments are welcome.