It was a huge deal when David Pogue, the New York Times big brand-name tech columnist, announced he was leaving the newspaper to start a new tech site at Yahoo in October.
Journalists usually regard the Times as the pinnacle of their careers — not the place they leave to do something more interesting.
At CES in Las Vegas this year, Pogue launched his new digital magazine, which will be a guide for ordinary consumers. The launch event featured Pogue giving a slideshow explaining why the world needs yet another tech blog at the LVH hotel to a packed audience — and it was hilarious. Here’s a digest of those slides.
Pogue began by explaining that he once saw a graphic of what America might look like if the country was reorganized to reflect the political beliefs of the people who live there.
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