<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> How the webcasts work

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How do the webinars work?

Webinars are more simple than you'd think. You don't need any special software or skills. Once you register, you'll receive a URL to click on at the scheduled day and time. Zoom will ask you download software to run the webcast. You'll start seeing images from my computer on yours (or your mobile, whatever you're using). When i open the webcast, you'll hear my live commentary.

You can enter text questions and comments via the Chat feature on your control pad, or can speak directly in the webinar (more on audio below). The webinars run about 90 minutes.

How to register:
Click on the registration link on either www.sourcememory.net/ or www.suppressedhistories.net/events.html . Each webcast is time-and-subject-specific, so if more than one is listed, make sure to pick the one that corresponds to your chosen date/subject. Once you've paid and entered your email information, you'll get a confirmation email with an access link for the webinar. If you want to use a different email than the one you used to pay, email it to me so that you are sure to receive your access link.

Don't wait til the last minute to register! It is not possible to monitor email, answer questions or register new people once I'm setting up the webcast! It's safest to register by the day before, or an hour before at the latest, and it is  recommended to log on 10 minutes before start-time. Once you've are in, you can do other stuff while waiting for the webcast to go live.

What it looks like, and your control panel
As the webcast begins, you'll see a control panel, with a Chat panel that  allows you to enter comments or questions, and an Mute/Unmute button (participants will be (mostly) muted by default to avoid background noise, but you are welcome to unmute yourself to speak.

Important: Don't forget to have your computer speakers on!
DSL/broadband for best results

Supported Operating Systems for Zoom, the webcast service we use:

MacOS 10.7 or later (limited MacOS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) on Zoom 3.6 Windows 10 Windows 8 or 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Vista with SP1 or later Windows XP with SP3 or later
Click here to view requirements for other operating systems

Supported Tablet and Mobile Devices
Surface PRO 2 running Win 8.1 Surface PRO 3 running Win 10 iOS and Android devices Blackberry devices

Supported Browsers
Windows: IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari5+ Mac: Safari5+, Firefox, Chrome Linux: Firefox, Chrome

If you're on dialup or have a slow computer, Zoom may not run, or take longer for images to load. If you don't have the minimum system requirements, you could join the webcast from a friend's computer or library (for which you'll need to bring headphones).

Not in North America? Convert US Pacific timezone (where the webcast originates) to your local timezone here. All webcasts are live and in real time, but the hour varies according to where you are in the world.

Recorded sessions?
Subscribers can stream sessions for 10 days after the webcast, link provided upon request. Please do not share these links. The webcasts are one of the few funding sources for the Suppressed Histories Archives. In future we hope to provide streamed video for a nominal fee.