The Computer Guys & Gal on The Kojo Nnamdi Show

 

The Comptuer Guys from WAMU 88.5 FM

 

 

 

 

Monthly episode of Kojo Nnamdi and the Computer Guys & Gal

Listen at http://thekojonnamdishow.org/  WAMU 88.5 FM  (60 minutes)

Summary: top ten sites as discussed on the show:

# 1 Danger listeners – be careful about revealing your location via tweets, 4square or geolocation
http://robmenow.com/

# 2 Printers gone wild! Last WEEK IN DC: Shmoocon hacking conference — just finished Jan 30th
http://www.shmoocon.org/speakers#printerwild

# 3 Twitter hits 200M — 100M tweets per day . . .
http://blogs.forbes.com/oliverchiang/2011/01/19/twitter-hits-nearly-200m-users-110m-tweets-per-day-focuses-on-global-expansion/

# 4 Anti-social Kojo doesn’t have to speak to the barista! He can finally order is latte with his phone
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/18/now-at-starbucks-buy-a-latte-by-waving-your-phone/

# 5 Now here’s an idea: let’s get away from technology . . . from MIT? http://www.fastcompany.com/1716844/alone-together-an-mit-professors-new-book-urges-us-to-unplug

# 6 No way 7.7 million people following Lady Gaga. No Way . . . (well, maybe . . just maybe. . .)
http://venturebeat.com/2011/01/12/2010-the-year-in-internet-stats/#

# 7. Will future historians look at CDs as an aberration? Sony closes CD plant.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-20028334-261.html

# 8. Verizon & iPhone . . . a curse or a blessing?
http://www.slate.com/id/2280819/

# 9. CES recap: the rise of Android, absence of Apple umm,, aaa . . .Windows anyone?http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20027949-64.html

# 10. Bill mentioned this earlier . . . what does Bill know about technology? . . . (maybe he is just lucky) (the big push for HTML 5)
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2375623,00.asp

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