A syndicated columnist since 1983, Larry Magid writes columns that appear in the Los Angeles Times and the San Jose Mercury News and in newspapers and on Web sites throughout the world. He is a columnist for MicroTimes and he also serves as CBS News Technology Consultant. His technology reports can be heard on CBS Network and CBS affiliates throughout the United States. He has written for Fortune, Forbes ASAP, Family Circle, PC World, PC Magazine, Upside, Information Week, Modern Maturity, Computer World, and numerous other publications. Larry is also the founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com.