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Tech journalist Kara Swisher's vision of the future

SAN FRANCISCO -- From 3-D screens to privacy to augmented reality, Kara Swisher, a journalist who has chronicled the digital age since 1997, shared her views on the risks and rewards packaged with the latest wave of innovation.Swisher, speaking during the Real Estate Connect conference on Tuesday, talked about the rise of Facebook, the loss of privacy in an "over-sharing world," and the seeming quest by companies like Facebook and Google for "full digitalization of every single thing on the planet.""You have to be very wary of what you're putting (online) and what you're trading away. You have to be thinking about the implications of this as you move on," she said.And while her spouse is a Google executive, "Google people freak me out from time to time," she joked.As co-executive editor for All Things Digital, a techie site that is part of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, and co-producer for the "D: All Things Digital" tech and ...

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