Food Wednesday explores how a catastrophic drought in California is affecting choices people make throughout our food system - all the way down to shoppers at the grocery store in your neighborhood.
Maybe you love your cellphone-PDA-camera-music player thingy, or maybe you hate it and just want a phone. Or maybe you love sending e-greeting cards to friends and family, but you’ve noticed that spammers seem to love them too. It’s the first Tuesday of the month — and The Computer Guys are back to help us make sense of the world of new technology — and answer your questions.
- 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 Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland-College Park; Director of Client Technologies, ZenZui
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