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Technology, science, language, and humor.

They do mix; very well, in fact. That’s been my experience, anyway, in my years writing columns, presenting science and tech on TV, creating how-to books, and doing a lot of public speaking. Welcome to my world!

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The New York Times

New York Times
32 Tips for Surviving (and Parenting) Crying Babies on Planes
March 6, 2019

When I asked you for tips, tricks, and traumatic tales of babies on planes, I didn’t realize how many different victim groups were involved. The kids are in misery. The parents are dying a thousand deaths. And everyone else on the plane is either irritated or graciously pretending that they’re not. Help is at hand.

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CBS Sunday Morning
CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning
Return to "The Twilight Zone"
March 31, 2019

"The Twilight Zone" changed TV forever when it premiered in 1959. Now, horror/comedy genius Jordan Peele is attempting to bring it back. Can he succeed?

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New York Magazine
New York Magazine

New York Magazine
Sony Makes the Best Noise-Canceling Headphones Ever Made
March 26, 2019

In my new "Strategist" micro-column, I review tech products I actually wound up buying. This week: The Sony M1000X M3 headphones.

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Latest Book

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OS X: The Missing Manual, Mohave Edition
by David Pogue
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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 12th Edition
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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 12th Edition
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Windows 10, 2nd Edition
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Windows 10, 2nd Edition
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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 11th Edition
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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 11th Edition
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