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David Pogue

Autor/a de Classical Music for Dummies

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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 mostra'n més 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) mostra'n menys

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Obres de David Pogue

Classical Music for Dummies (1997) 559 exemplars
iPhone: The Missing Manual (2007) 297 exemplars
Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual (2005) 287 exemplars
Opera for Dummies (1997) 209 exemplars
iPod: The Missing Manual (2003) — Col·laborador — 162 exemplars
Magic for Dummies (1998) 144 exemplars
iPod & iTunes: Missing Manual, Second Edition (2004) — Editor — 112 exemplars
Windows 7: The Missing Manual (2010) 109 exemplars
Macs for Dummies (1992) 107 exemplars
Hard Drive (1993) 85 exemplars
Windows 10: The Missing Manual (2015) 84 exemplars
Macworld Mac Secrets (1993) 75 exemplars
The World According to Twitter (2009) 60 exemplars
iMovie 2: The Missing Manual (2001) 41 exemplars
The iMac for Dummies (1998) 40 exemplars
Tales from tech line (1763) 40 exemplars
iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual (2006) 37 exemplars
Mac OS 9: The Missing Manual (2000) 36 exemplars
GarageBand: The Missing Manual (2004) 34 exemplars
iMovie: The Missing Manual (2000) 30 exemplars
iPhoto '08: The Missing Manual (2008) 28 exemplars
iPhoto 5: Missing Manual (2005) 26 exemplars
Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual (2013) 24 exemplars
Windows 8: The Missing Manual (2013) 19 exemplars
iPhoto: The Missing Manual (2002) 19 exemplars
iPad: The Missing Manual (2014) 18 exemplars
iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual (2009) 16 exemplars
iPhoto 4: The Missing Manual (2004) 16 exemplars
iLife '05: The Missing Manual (2005) 15 exemplars
iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual (2003) 14 exemplars
iPhone UK: The Missing Manual (2007) 14 exemplars
The Weird Wide Web (1997) — Autor — 11 exemplars
The iBook for Dummies (1999) 11 exemplars
More Macs for Dummies (1994) 8 exemplars
iPhone Unlocked (2021) 7 exemplars
iLife '04: The Missing Manual (2004) 5 exemplars
Nova: Making Stuff (2011) 5 exemplars
Magia para dummies (2009) 4 exemplars
Windows Me: The Missing Manual (2000) 4 exemplars
iPhone 3GS (2010) 3 exemplars
Windows Vista PL (2012) 2 exemplars
Mac for dosmere (1993) 1 exemplars
Klassz-IQs (2013) 1 exemplars
OSX Mountain Lion 1 exemplars
Macworld® Mac® FAQs (1995) 1 exemplars
Mac OS X Panther (2004) 1 exemplars
Klassik für Dummies (2015) 1 exemplars
Klassieke muziek voor Dummies (2015) 1 exemplars
Conflict Catcher 8 User Guide (1998) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World (2013) — Pròleg — 150 exemplars
Digital Photography: The Missing Manual (2006) — Introducció, algunes edicions33 exemplars
NOVA: Hunting the Elements [2012 TV episode] (2012) — Narrador — 9 exemplars


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Nom normalitzat
Pogue, David
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA
Llocs de residència
New York, New York, USA
Yale University
technology writer
The New York Times



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?… (més)
MylesKesten | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | 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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donwon | Jan 22, 2024 |
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