David Gewirtz

David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.

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History on the web

The recent focus on the Supreme Court and nominees may not seem like it has much to do with IT, but yesterday a friend pointed me to an interesting project that aims to create and maintain a "complete, reliable, easy-to-use and fully searchable online database of original source materials for the United States Constitution."

October 5, 2005 by Phil Windley

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Commercial uses of munibroadband

Incumbents have forced the discussion of munibroadband to be about commercial uses, sometimes excluding the non-commericial uses that citizens might want to make of the network.

October 3, 2005 by Phil Windley

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FirstGov gets with modern search

Clusty.com's Vivisimo, Microsoft chosen to provide search features for revamped federal portal, in a sign that the government is committed to embracing cutting edge technology.

October 3, 2005 by ZDNet

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DHS' privacy officer moving to GE

Nuala O'Connor Kelly, the Dept. of Homeland Security's privacy officer, is leaving government for a similar position at General Electric, News.com reports.

September 30, 2005 by ZDNet

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October is cybersecurity month

The Dept. of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance are targeted October for an awareness campaign to prevent ID theft and other cybercrime.

September 30, 2005 by ZDNet

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