From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.
David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
In addition to hosting the ZDNet Government and ZDNet DIY-IT blogs, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz is an author, U.S. policy advisor and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets, is one of America's foremost cyber-security experts, and is a top expert on saving and creating jobs. He is also director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute as well as the founder of ZATZ Publishing. David is a member of FBI InfraGard, the Cyberwarfare Advisor for the International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, a columnist for The Journal of Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, and has been a regular CNN contributor, and a guest commentator for the Nieman Watchdog of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He is the author of Where Have All the Emails Gone?, the definitive study of email in the White House, as well as How To Save Jobs and The Flexible Enterprise, the classic book that served as a foundation for today's agile business movement.
We've done a bunch of projects in 2014. In this article, we'll take a look at the big ones, along with pointers for how you can get started in any of them you wish.
Designer Jeffrey Stephenson is back with another amazing hand-built PC design.
Are you getting too much holiday spam from your friends and associates? So is our own David Gewirtz, who lets loose with a particularly cranky rant. So much for holiday cheer.
There is no technical reason why Chrome for Android shouldn't be able to run extensions, and yet it doesn't. Why? It's time that Chrome for Android had the same capabilities as desktop Chrome.
Shortly after upgrading to Mac OS X Yosemite, David Gewirtz' maxed-out iMac became unusable. This article details the not-so-uncommon problem he encountered and the steps taken to restore his machine.
Keep is not a substitute solution for Evernote. It's a different thing altogether. In this article, I'll show you how to best make use of both tools.
In this article, we'll take you step-by-step through the process of creating a new Thanksgiving theme for your phone. What follows is a quick and easy way to give your phone a modern, yet traditional look.
This is not an easy decision to make. There are some critical nuances you have to consider before you go one way or the other. In this article, we take a look at those factors.
We've reached a point where we can have a fully functional Windows machine for cheap, with fast connections to peripherals and networks. That opens up a world of inexpensive, flexible, creative possibilities.
While CAPEX and OPEX seem like boring accounting issues, how you play them may determine just how strong, competitively differentiated and secure your business becomes over the long haul.
When it comes to the specs, especially in the security architecture, Apple Pay looks good. But Apple isn't the only game in town when it comes to the retail space, and there are a lot of factors that might make this less of a slam-dunk than Apple might like. We look at six of them here.
Some old malls and department stores are being converted into datacenters. Is this a smart reuse of existing infrastructure or another nail in retail's coffin? Our analysis questions the viability of this plan.
No answers. Just questions.
David Gewirtz presents six questions that will help you make a carefully considered upgrade decision. Make sure you think before you click.