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Larry Magid
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hello Larry thanks for being in my circles. I design and make my own jewelry. and am crafty! 
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A great way to teach young children the importance of reaching out for help if someone makes them feel uncomfortable. This is an effective video the explains what a “trusted adult” is and why children need to trust their own judgement when they feel that someone may be acting inappropriately.
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If Google is serious about providing wearable access to the Internet and to its mapping service, to the general public, it will have to find a way to price them for $600 or less.
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$600 for one of those things? Really? How about $100?
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By Larry Magid October is both National Bullying Prevention Month and National Cyber Security Awareness Month. These are separate campaigns, and while they may not seem connected, there are some ar…
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Click the play button (above) to listen to Larry Magid’s 1-minute CBS News segment on this case — The Washington Post and ABC News (video) are reporting that two North Carolina teens ha…
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Samsung Gear 2 (photo: Larry Magid) Berlin: Ahead of the giant IFA tech show in Berlin, I had a chance to try out Samsung’s new Gear S2 Watch.  This is really just a first look – I wasn’t able to test it out in real-world conditions but I did like what [...]
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My Merc column -- just posted   How to keep your gadgets running during a power outage

http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_27116691/magid-how-keep-your-gadgets-running-during-power
When you combine massive rain and heavy winds, however, you start to run the serious risk of power failures, which can have a major impact on our ability to use our tech gadgets. Fortunately, there are things we can do to keep at least some of our essential tech gear running during a power emergency.
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A new foundation, born out of a lawsuit regarding Facebook's Beacon project, is giving away more than $6 million "to fund projects and initiatives that promote the cause of online privacy, safety, and security."...
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Technology Analyst, CBS News
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  • ConnectSafely.org
    Co-director, present
  • San Jose Mercury News
    Columnist, present
  • CBS News
    Technology Analyst, present
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Silicon Valley
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Southern California - Amherst, Mass, Berkeley, Wash DC
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A tech journalist, CBS News Tech Analyst, Internet safety advocate, parent, bicycle enthusiast
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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate.

He serves as on-air technology analyst for CBS News,  is  co-director of ConnectSafely.org  and founder of SafeKids.com.   He also writes columns that appear on CNET News, CBSNews.com and the San Jose Mercury News.

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  • UC Berkeley, UMASS Amherst
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