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David Pogue

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David Pogue is an American technology writer and TV science presenter. He was born in 1963 and grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Pogue graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1985, with distinction in music. After graduation, Pogue wrote manuals for music software, worked on Broadway and vis mere Off-Broadway productions, and wrote for Macworld Magazine. He wrote Macs for Dummies, which became the best-selling Mac title, as well as other books in the Dummies series. He launched his own series of humorous computer books entitled the Missing Manual series, which includes 120 titles. He spent 13 years as the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times, before leaving to found Yahoo Tech. In addition to how-to manuals, he wrote Pogue's Basics: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life, collaborated on The World According to Twitter, and co-authored The Weird Wide Web. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Værker af David Pogue

Klassisk musik for dummies (1997) 560 eksemplarer
iPhone: The Missing Manual (2007) 297 eksemplarer
Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual (2005) 287 eksemplarer
Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual (2007) 248 eksemplarer
Opera for dummies (1997) 209 eksemplarer
iPod: The Missing Manual (2003) — Bidragyder — 162 eksemplarer
Switching to the Mac: Tiger Edition (2005) 148 eksemplarer
Magic for Dummies (1998) 144 eksemplarer
iPod & iTunes: Missing Manual, Second Edition (2004) — Redaktør — 110 eksemplarer
Windows 7: The Missing Manual (2010) 109 eksemplarer
Macs for Dummies (1992) 107 eksemplarer
Hard Drive (1993) 85 eksemplarer
Windows 10: The Missing Manual (2015) 84 eksemplarer
Windows Vista: The Missing Manual (2007) 79 eksemplarer
Windows XP Pro: The Missing Manual (2003) 78 eksemplarer
Macworld Mac Secrets (1993) 75 eksemplarer
Mac OS X Lion: The Missing Manual (2011) 65 eksemplarer
The World According to Twitter (2009) 60 eksemplarer
iMovie 2: The Missing Manual (2001) 41 eksemplarer
The iMac for Dummies (1998) 40 eksemplarer
Tales from tech line (1763) 40 eksemplarer
iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual (2006) 37 eksemplarer
Mac OS 9: The Missing Manual (2000) 36 eksemplarer
OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual (2013) 34 eksemplarer
GarageBand: The Missing Manual (2004) 34 eksemplarer
iMovie: The Missing Manual (2000) 30 eksemplarer
Switching to the Mac: Lion Edition (2012) 30 eksemplarer
iPhoto '08: The Missing Manual (2008) 28 eksemplarer
iPhoto 5: Missing Manual (2005) 26 eksemplarer
Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual (2013) 25 eksemplarer
Windows 8: The Missing Manual (2013) 19 eksemplarer
iPhoto: The Missing Manual (2002) 19 eksemplarer
GarageBand 2: The Missing Manual (2005) 18 eksemplarer
iPad: The Missing Manual (2014) 18 eksemplarer
iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual (2009) 16 eksemplarer
iPhoto 4: The Missing Manual (2004) 16 eksemplarer
iLife '05: The Missing Manual (2005) 15 eksemplarer
iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual (2003) 14 eksemplarer
iPhone UK: The Missing Manual (2007) 14 eksemplarer
The Weird Wide Web (1997) — Forfatter — 11 eksemplarer
The iBook for Dummies (1999) 11 eksemplarer
More Macs for Dummies (1994) 8 eksemplarer
iPhone Unlocked (2021) 7 eksemplarer
iLife '04: The Missing Manual (2004) 5 eksemplarer
Nova: Making Stuff (2011) 5 eksemplarer
The Flat-Screen iMac for Dummies (2002) 4 eksemplarer
Magia para dummies (2009) 4 eksemplarer
Windows Me: The Missing Manual (2000) 4 eksemplarer
iPhone 3GS (2010) 3 eksemplarer
Windows Vista PL (2012) 2 eksemplarer
SIMPLICITY SELLS 1 eksemplar
Mac for dosmere (1993) 1 eksemplar
Klassz-IQs (2013) 1 eksemplar
OSX Mountain Lion 1 eksemplar
Macworld® Mac® FAQs (1995) 1 eksemplar
Mac OS X Panther (2004) 1 eksemplar
Klassik für Dummies (2015) 1 eksemplar
Klassieke muziek voor Dummies (2015) 1 eksemplar
Conflict Catcher 8 User Guide (1998) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World (2013) — Forord — 150 eksemplarer
Digital Photography: The Missing Manual (2006) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver33 eksemplarer
NOVA: Hunting the Elements [2012 TV episode] (2012) — Fortæller — 9 eksemplarer

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vorefamily | Feb 22, 2024 |
There’s a lot of good, practical advice for stupid people who insist on living on floodplains, in high risk forest fire areas, on American coastal areas, and in tornado zones.

But Pogue ends the book on a naive upbeat that technology and electric cars will end our dependencies on fossil fuels. The green movement relies on too much of this fuzzy green boosterism.

Big companies will continue to finance Donald Trumpism, as will midwestern bumpkins. And he didn’t believe in climate change, remember?… (mere)
 
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MylesKesten | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jan 23, 2024 |
I'm currently reading this book and it's an extremely useful read. I've learned all sorts of ways to simplify tasks. The only thing bad about this book is that it makes me feel so ignorant! How could I *not* know all of these gems! Hey, they're undocumented! Well, now Pogue documents them. (But how did he discover them all?)

Hmm. Perhaps the secret is to do everything on the Mac with the Option key held down :-P (It certainly seems like Pogue advises holding that key down several times a page.)

I do wish Pogue would have spent a little time clarifying which things *only* work in Mountain Lion as it is relatively new and I (like others I figure) still have Lion systems. So it's a bit frustrating having to try things and find they only work on some systems.

Cons: Amazingly, Pogue missed a few things. For example, he seems *not* to know that you can indeed enter all Unicode characters from the keyboard. (He says it's not possible.) And some of his explantions are just too brief and could use more examples (because I couldn't get them to work.) There are also a number of typos which suggests he needs a better copyeditor.

I'm only about halfway through the book so I'll probably come back and add a few things when I'm done. Feel free to comment on my comments.

Conclusion: Despite some very minor flaws, the book is well worth the price and I give Pogue kudos for creating a fantastic resource.
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