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Guest Host: Matthew Felling
It’s the first Tuesday of the new year and The Computer Guys & Gal are back! We look at the new gadgets already being unveiled for 2008 and get predictions for what the year will bring in the world of technology.
- 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
- Bill Harlow Hardware and Software Technician for MACs & PCs, Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.; and WAMU Guest Computer Guy
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