Local officials in D.C. recently convened a convention to draft a constitution that would put the city on the path to statehood. Under the plan, the District would adopt a new name: "New Columbia." But some of those who've been on the front lines of the fight for statehood aren't thrilled about how the process has worked so far - and where it might be going.
Guest Host: Mary Tillotson
They’re Back!! It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means. Tom & John, The Computer Guys, update us on the tech world and answer all your hardware and software 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 August 2, 2005
A survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found 91% of Internet users have changed their online habits to avoid spyware, viruses, and other Internet threats. Have you changed the way you use the Internet since a year ago?
(26%) A. No — I was always careful and I continue to be careful.
(22%) B. No — I don’t worry too much about such problems because I use a Mac.
(2%) C. No — c’est la vie — I’m not going to let these thugs spoil my fun.
(47%) D. Yes — I am much more careful – I open fewer email attachments, download less, and use spyware detection software.
(3%) E. Yes – I find myself using the Internet less.
Program Notes for August 2, 2005
Wi-Fi cloaks a new breed of intruder
St. Petersburg Times article
Protect your WiFi
Find free WiFi
Broadband reviews and utilities
Ending Spam by Jonathan A. Zdziarski
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