If feature creep goes so far that you wind up in front of the Supreme Court, you've got too many features.
CBSI's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
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.
Here's a little tip. If you don't want to feel intimidated and harassed by the government, don't pal around with traitors.
The idea that this guy is going to be going to Washington is just awesome.
In 2011, the House will be run by Republicans, the Senate by Democrats, and the White House by President Obama.
Here we have, the Florida Dems calling Ma and Pa Florida asking them "please to go" to their polling place.
Hopefully, we'll be able to get a good, clear picture of how you feel about the issues.
Let's tell our newly-elected officials that we're going to judge them on the job they've been hired to do: governance.
Some things are fun to mock. But when a chunk of our nation's nuclear capability suddenly drops off line, there's nothing funny about it.
I've decided that if I get a robocall from someone, they're not worthy of my vote.
Assange is, essentially, a terrorist. He needs to be stopped. He needs to be treated by the allies in the same way we'd treat any other terrorist.
Drudge made Google out as the company ripping off taxpayers to the tune of $60 billion. Not true.
A Mac App store could inspire other vendors to shut down software freedom and finally, drunk on DRM, make the nightmare of Orwell's 1984 into a reality.
There's something vaguely disconcerting about using FOX News as a source of scientific information, but this one's just too good to pass up.
Go ahead and buy your consumer electronics. Doing so is putting food in people's mouths. It's also putting blood on all our hands.
What do you have to hide?
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