Apple’s decision to permit ad blocking on its iPhones sparks a debate about whether and how to quash mobile ads. Google unveils new Nexus phones loaded with the updated version of Android. And an artist introduces “dronies” — video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone — on Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal join us to discuss these and other tech topics.

Guests

  • 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.

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour – May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18 2018Valerie Ervin steps into Maryland's Gubernatorial race a week after the sudden passing of her running mate Kevin Kamenetz. Councilmember Vincent Gray joins us to talk about his proposal for a two-dollar hike in D.C..

In Tone Deaf Ads, Chocolate City Is Now Whitewashed Washington

Thursday, May 17 2018Washingtonian Magazine's recent marketing campaign advertised shirts that said "I'm Not A Tourist. I Live Here." In a once-predominantly black city that is contending with shifting demographics as well as gentrification, the initial images, which featured no black residents, elicited fury on social media.