Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.
It’s the first Tuesday of the month and the Computer Guys & Gal are back to update you on the tech world and answer your questions.
- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
Windows XP, Vista, and Live Mesh
Microsoft says XP is definitely dead in June, Dell says it’ll keep installing it
Microsoft Live Mesh Embraces the Web as a Platform
Find out what’s running on your Windows system
Apple Profits Up
Apple Riding a 51% Jump in Mac Sales
Net neutrality battle returns to the U.S. Senate
A Google Prototype for a Precision Image Search
German companies developing scented text messages
Psystar trying to sell Mac clones
Wireless Industry Suffers From iPhone Envy
What to give your computer gal/mother for Mother’s Day?
A Digital Photo Frame
DVD vs Download
iTunes new releases available same day as DVD new releases
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The world's waterways are important thoroughfares for commerce and international trade. But they're also places where crime and violence occur at alarming rates, often in areas where it's difficult to seek justice under international law. Kojo chats with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina, whose recent series documented human rights and environmental abuses at sea, including a murder that went unreported despite dozens of witnesses.