When a local journalist placed her father into long-term Alzheimer's care, she wrote down his life story and introduced his nursing staff – not to an anonymous patient– but to the father she loved.
Bill Gates has retired from Microsoft, but have no fear — The Computer Guys are still on the job. They stop by to update you on new and improved Internet browsers, operating systems, and Internet service providers. And, from photo identification to forwarded phone calls, find out about technologies that can help your vacation run more smoothly.
- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
- John Gilroy WAMU Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Bill Harlow Hardware and Software Technician for MACs & PCs, Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.; and WAMU Guest Computer Guy
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