Side projects help you open new doors, explore new vistas, and keep you sharp in your career. In this article, David Gewirtz shows how side projects can pay out in completely unexpected and wonderful ways.
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.
Anyone who works with keyboards and mice is a candidate for repetitive stress injuries or carpal tunnel syndrome. Here are six practical, inexpensive techniques to keep your wrist pain in check.
How many software updates does it take to change a light bulb? What happens when a blast furnace gets hacked? Seriously: Security looms as the elephant in all of our IoT rooms.
Think you can make a bajillion dollars creating an app? David Gewirtz shows you how to get started. He doesn't guarantee you'll make any money, but with this step-by-step guide, at least you'll know where to begin.
Are you excited by the new Samsung and HTC smartphones? If you're considering upgrading your old phone, here are some guidelines that will make the process easier and help you avoid unpleasant surprises.
We're all about saving money these days. Today's pro tip can help your department or company save a lot of money by identifying where you're spending on services you're not using.
If you manage or build WordPress sites, you know just how time-consuming the chore can be. David Gewirtz shares eight tools that will help you get the job done effectively, reliably -- and quickly.
People with a variety of backgrounds have made it as software entrepreneurs. Can you? David Gewirtz's Software Business Crash Course offers some guidance.
With Mobile World Congress coming up and the nearly-sure release of a new Samsung Galaxy phone, what do you need to consider before making the jump to a new device? This guide will help you start thinking about that decision.
If you use a Mac, you're going to want to take a look at these quirky little add-ons. Each one can save you time, increase productivity, and reduce frustration.
An efficient supply chain can make the difference between leading a market and being left behind. This presentation shows how real-time analytics can help your supply chain respond dynamically to ever-changing customer needs.
As the internet winds its way onto more and more devices, we can expect increasing confusion on the part of regular users, whether in the consumer or work environment. David Gewirtz tells us a cautionary tale.
Amazon's voice-reactive Echo device is in limited availability, and David Gewirtz wants to tinker with it. Here is his list of things he would like to see the Echo do, if he ever gets his hands on one.
As it turns out, Evernote has a full version management system built into its software. If you want to recover older versions of a note, we'll show you how.
As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.