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David Pogue

personal-technology columnist, New York Times

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for *The New York Times*. Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column "From the Desk of David Pogue," an online video for NYTimes.com, and a popular daily blog, "Pogue's Posts." David is also an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News, and he appears each week on CNBC with his trademark comic tech videos. With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes over 100 titles. David graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1985, with distinction in Music, and he spent 10 years conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York. In 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in music from Shenandoah Conservatory. He's been profiled on both *48 Hours* and *60 Minutes*. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three young children who are constantly entertained by his magic tricks, piano playing, and a continuous stream of appalling puns.