If you look carefully, you can see the outbuildings, courtyard, trees, and surrounding landscape as Nicephore saw it through his window, all the way back in 1826. And the rest is history.
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.
Since it's our job here at ZDNet to present you with all sides of technology, in this article I'm going to spotlight some of the Kindle Fire's shortcomings.
To be fair, I've only had a few hours to tinker with the new device, but I can already say that there are a bunch of ways the Kindle Fire is better than the iPad.
Fortunately, the soundproofing and sound-sculpting materials work and work quite well. The room is now virtually silent and I've been able to get excellent recording and broadcast sound quality.
So, how many IP devices do you have? I can’t be the only geek with too many.
The one where I learn what a n00b I am with Linux.
It's almost undeniable. By next year, it looks like -- for at least one model -- the Kindle will be free.
Get the inside scoop on the first show's production snags, plus learn more about the design philosophy for the Skype Studio project.
New motto: For all of us who have lives, there's Windows.
This article describes the first steps in creating a green screen for the Skype Studio. As a bonus, you'll get to see David's disembodied head.
Since this is a family show, I've replaced my standard body of profane expression with slightly more watered-down variations.
It's that truth of human frailty, manifested in someone so focused on perfection in all things, that truly gives me pause tonight. It takes my breath away. It's just so sad.
Since Apple claims iCloud will be the central hub for the digital lives of a hundred million or so iOS users, they need to be able to prove iCloud will be able to hold up under the demand.
So, as you no doubt know, the iPhone 5 didn't happen. But much of what we expected in the iPhone 5 actually wound up in the iPhone 4S.
Before you rush out and spend your hard-earned cash, I'd like to caution you. There are some good reasons you might NOT want to buy a new Kindle Fire.