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.
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.
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.
Back in the days of wooden ships and iron programmers, there was an operating system called CP/M. Now, after 30 years, you can finally download its source code. Plus, Gewirtz goes ancient geek and talks about language design in 1980.
Our own David Gewirtz tells us that he has decided not to upgrade to iOS 8 for any of his devices. He's got some compelling reasons. Read on to find out what they are.
Do you have too many items on your todo list or in your email inbox? If so, you might want to learn some of the insider techniques and tools our own David Gewirtz has put into practice to keep his very busy schedule under control.
Bitcoin and Butterfly Labs: What smelled like a rat apparently was. David Gewirtz tells the story of why he almost bought, but didn't and how the math worked in favor of the scammers.
Google Voice SMS is now integrated into Hangouts (and you can use your Google Voice number). Here's how to get everything working.
For hearing-impaired patients beset by the extreme costs of hearing aids and unhelpful insurance companies, a new crop of small, highly sophisticated Bluetooth headsets might be a game changer.
At the core of the smartphone war is an epic branding fight. Who is the ultimate winner in the hearts and minds of buyers? You might be surprised.
The packaged software market is way past obsolete. In this article, we'll take a look at the cloud-based freemium model and explore why it might actually be a winning solution for struggling PC independent software vendors.
Watch bands and bling. Seriously? This is Apple's new category product? No. Instead, we got a watch Justin Bieber would wear.
The packaged software market is way past obsolete. But what's the best new model, especially for smaller, independent software companies?
Since migrating from Outlook to Gmail, David Gewirtz has been exploring Chrome and Gmail extensions. Here are the six add-ons he's found most useful so far.
The smart watch is only the beginning. We explore amazing technologies that range all the way from self-powering heart pumps to RFID-equipped NFL players to smart nail polish that can defend against date rape.