Keynote Address
Disruption in Higher Education – What Going Mobile Means to Tomorrow’s Learners

David Pogue returns to STC in 2012 to share his thoughts on the impact mobile and other technologies on learning and higher education. He offers a unique perspective as a highly regarded reviewer of the latest mobile technologies from a user’s point of view and as the father of three children.

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column and an online video. His daily blog, “Pogue’s Posts,” is the Times’s most popular blog. He recently hosted the PBS NOVA special, Hunting the Elements and last year’s NOVA miniseries, Making Stuff.

David is also an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News and a frequent guest on NPR’s “Morning Edition.” His trademark comic tech videos appear each Thursday morning on CNBC.

With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world’s bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the “for Dummies” series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.

David graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1985, with distinction in Music, and he spent ten years conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York.

David and his wife Jennifer Pogue, MD, live in Connecticut with their three young children. His web site is