It’s the first Tuesday of the month, and The Computer Guys are back! They weigh in on the promise of Vista — Microsoftâ��s new operating system. They answer your questions, and share opinions on the best (and worst) kid-friendly and geek-friendly gadgets for the holiday season.

Guests

  • John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
  • Allison Druin WAMU's Computer Gal; Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland
  • Ben Bederson WAMU Guest Computer Guy; Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland-College Park

New Windows
Windows Vista

Move It!
Article

Liquefying Time and Place
Article

SANS Institute
Top-20 Internet Security Attack Targets

Ben Bederson’s Blog
HCI User Advocate
(Including footage of the dangers of Wii)

WiFi Alliance
Americans Choose Wi-Fi Over Starbucks

Gift Ideas
Cube World
icat/idog
Sonic Impact i-Fusion Speakers
Transcend JetFlash Thumb Drive
Mi-Jam Drumsticks

A Library for the World’s Children
The International Children’s Digital Library

Ultrasuede
Kid’s first camera

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Cubed: A Secret History Of The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Wednesday, Dec 17 2014Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.

Amy Webb on Tech Trends for 2015

Tuesday, Dec 16 2014The tech future is now, and big trends for 2015 include wearable devices and lots of new security options. Amy Webb has been tracking the industry for more than a decade and she shares short- and long-term predictions.