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.

Latest Posts

Philly's Neff faces questions over Wi-Fi plan

Philadelphia thought it had the go-ahead for Wireless Philadelphia, even after the state tried to outlaw it. Now CIO Diana Neff faces doubting City Council members and continued lobbying from Comcast.

September 20, 2005 by ZDNet


IT's role in improving elections

Three of the five primary recommendations of a bipartisan report on election reform are IT-related. This shouldn't be too surprising: like any other business process, voting has a heavy IT component

September 19, 2005 by Phil Windley


IE still required on FEMA site

As predicted here a week ago, FEMA's website still requires applicants to use Internet Explorer to apply for aid. Last week there was heavy coverage of the fact that FEMA had said they were working on allowing other browsers to access the site. Today, FEMA's message is the same as a week ago.

September 19, 2005 by ZDNet