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- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; Professor at the iSchool at the University of Maryland and Special Advisor for National Digital Strategy for the National Park Service (Please note: The views Dr. Druin expresses on The Kojo Nnamdi Show are hers and do not necessarily represent those of the National Park Service or the United States.)
- John Gilroy WAMU Computer Guy; Director for Business Development for BLT Global Ventures
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
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