Some residential neighborhoods in D.C. are developing a jagged skyline as row house owners build up -- adding on vertically to create so-called "pop-up" houses with more floors than their neighbors. We consider the practical, aesthetic and zoning issues created by pop-ups buildings.
It is the first Tuesday of the month, and The Computer Guys are back to update us on the world of technology, and answer all your operating questions.
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Tom Piwowar TJP&A, Piwowar and Associates, the Mac Guy
Poll results for June 7, 2005
A recent AOL poll says Americans are OBSESSED with email. We check it morning, noon and night. And 60% of us even check it while on vacation. How often do you check your PERSONAL email?
(2%) A. Less than once a week
(5%) B. 1-3 times per week
(19%) C. Once or twice a day
(16%) D. 3-6 times times per day
(12%) E. 7 or more times per day
(46%) F. My personal email is up on my screen anytime I’m on the computer
Program Notes for June 7, 2005
Linux for human beings
Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets
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