Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
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
Most Recent Shows
In the same month that the Women's World Cup pulled in record numbers of viewers, a study revealed that ESPN's SportsCenter spent 2 percent of airtime on women's sports, the same as in 1999. We explore the lack of media coverage of female athletics, and the broad effects of the amount and framing of that coverage.
The Washington Navy Yard was put on lockdown this morning after reports of possible gun shots. Federal officials have now issued an "all clear" for the area, but questions remain about what provoked the heavy response from law enforcement.
Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.