Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
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.
- 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
Liquefying Time and Place
Top-20 Internet Security Attack Targets
Americans Choose Wi-Fi Over Starbucks
A Library for the World’s Children
The International Children’s Digital Library
Kid’s first camera
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