Podcast: The Mac turns 25

Larry Magid speaks with KCBS co-anchors Patti Reising and Jeff Bell about the 25th anniversary of the Apple Macintosh--from what he thought about the machine in 1984 to what the future holds.

For my daily segment on San Francisco's KCBS radio station, I spoke with co-anchors Patti Reising and Jeff Bell about the 25th anniversary of the Mac, my original impressions of the machine, and my predictions--not just for Apple but also for tech innovation.

Read my Los Angeles Times review of the Mac, published in January 1984.

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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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