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On the air since 1989, Let's Talk Computers ranks as one of the longest-running computer radio talk shows.  Let's Talk Computers is broadcast via radio to stations across the United States and to colleges and universities everywhere. Any of our current and past interviews can also be heard anytime anywhere via the Internet.

You can hear Let's Talk Computers at any time, from anywhere in the world, over the Internet, using Streaming Media. You can listen in to the "insider" conversations, covering the latest innovations, hardware, and software and how they affect you.

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September 23, 2006 Show:   Topic: MySpace Parenting Tips  Guest: Anne Collier and Larry Magid
Peachpit Press is a imprint of Pearson Technology Group, an operating unit of Pearson Education, which is a part of Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO), the international media company.

Authors, Anne Collier and Larry Magid talk about how their new book, "MySpace Unraveled, A Parent's Guide to Teen Social Networking," which cuts through the maze of myths and preconceptions of Internet Networking, to provide valuable parenting tips for both teens and the rest of us.
Listen To Peachpit PressSeptember 23, 2006 interview
November 22, 2003 Show:   Topic: Microsoft Office Fast  Guest: Maria Langer

With over 50 books to her credit, Maria Langer's writing centers around Macintosh and Window how-to computer books. The subjects of her books cover a diverse range including software such as Adobe PageMill and Claris Home Page; financial software such as Quicken, and operating system software such as the Mac OS. In the first of a series of interviews, Maria discusses her newly released book for , "Microsoft Word 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide." Later in the series Maria will discuss how FileMaker Pro and Excel work together to increase your business efficiency. Books due for later release include: "Mac OS X 10.3 Panther: Visual QuickStart Guide" and "Microsoft Excel 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide." Maria Langer also publishes for Quicken Press (an imprint of Osborne/McGraw-Hill) and Morgan Kaufmann (a division of Harcourt Brace).
Listen To Peachpit PressNovember 22, 2003 interview
October 14, 2000 Show:   Topic: Book-Author  Guest: Maria Langer
Peachpit Press started in 1986. Books published focus on graphic design, desktop publishing, multimedia, Web publishing, and general computing.

Author Maria Langer, discusses her Peachpit Press book, "Putting Your Small Business on the Web", in which you learn how to design and build your site, reduce marketing costs, create compelling content, and work with search engines to maximize your site’s visibility.
Listen To Peachpit PressOctober 14, 2000 interview
October 2, 1999 Show:   Topic: Book-Author  Guest: Ralph Lauriston
The PC Bible from Peachpit Press covers both PC hardware and software. The third edition is fully updated and reworked, with complete coverage of Windows 98 and expanded Internet and networking sections.

Author, Ralph Lauriston covers pertinent features of this book to tell you why this blockbuster volume is an indispensable guide for beginners and a necessary resource for anyone who wants to know what to buy, how to find it, and how to use it.
Listen To Peachpit PressOctober 2, 1999 interview
April 25, 1998 Show:   Topic: Computer Privacy  Guest: Andre Bacard

How safe is your computer? How much information does a cookie store? You have questions and Andre Bacard, author of the Computer Privacy Handbook, discusses privacy on your computer and the Internet. Find out what you need to know to safeguard yourself.
Listen To Peachpit PressApril 25, 1998 interview
April 11, 1998 Show:   Topic: Multimedia and the Internet  Guest: Lisa Lopuck
Peachpit Press is a computer book publisher that specializes in easy and informative books.

Lisa Lopuck, author of Kid's Webkit and Designing Multimedia, is from Peachpit Press. She discusses the use of multimedia in Kid's Webkit to make a fun and easy design tool for kids to make their own web pages. Then Lisa describes what elements need to be considered when designing your own multimedia applications.
Listen To Peachpit PressApril 11, 1998 interview
January 31, 1998 Show:   Topic: Virtual Reality Heroes  Guest: Bruce Damer

How does virtual reality work? What are these new worlds on the Interent? What are avatars? These and other questions are answered by Bruce Damer, author of "AVATARS!"
Listen To Peachpit PressJanuary 31, 1998 interview
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