POGUE UNPLUGGED – Pogue’s Posts Blog – NYTimes.com

POGUE UNPLUGGED – Pogue's Posts Blog – NYTimes.com: “there’s still no single technical level of writing that makes everybody happy.

I still get complaints from total newbies, who are bewildered by terms like “smartphone” and “plasma TV.” And I still get bashed by the gearheads, who find the column not nearly technical enough.

I think a lot about the technical level of the column. Over the years, I’ve adopted a number of tricks that are designed to communicate technical points without losing the novices–and one of them is avoiding jargon.”

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