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

“The Hunting Ground”

Thursday, Feb 26 2015Kojo chats with filmmaker Kirby Dick, whose latest work explores how American colleges and universities are struggling to combat sexual assaults on their campuses.

Department of Homeland Security Shutdown Looms

Thursday, Feb 26 2015Funding authority for the Department of Homeland Security is set to run out at midnight on Friday. As the Senate moves closer to approving a "clean" funding bill and the House confronts Friday's deadline, we consider the implications of a DHS shutdown and the possible political fallout for both parties.