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David hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.

Early Articles

David published between 14 and 18 articles before he headed up the Ziff-Davis journals and then the ZATZ magazines. So far, we’ve managed to locate ten individual articles and they are included in the bibliography below. Of special note is David’s very first article, published in Boys’ Life when he was sixteen.

"MessagePad 2000: New Newton Exceeds Expectations," TidBITS, May 1997. You can read this article by clicking here.

"Artificial Intelligence as a systems component," Computer Design, February 1986.

"Wedding 4.2BSD and System V," Systems and Software, July 1984.

"Micronix," Microsystems Magazine, September 1983.

"Using the UNIX Shell Interactively," Programmers’ Guide to UNIX, 1983.

"Programming the UNIX Shell," Programmers’ Guide to UNIX, 1983.

"The C Programming Language," Programmers’ Guide to CP/M, 1983.

"Introduction to the C Programming Language," Microsystems Magazine, November/December 1981, January/February 1982.

"Serial vs. Parallel," Creative Computing Magazine, 1979.

"A Leather Neckerchief Slide," Boys’ Life, September 1977, with Glenn Wagner

Some of David's affilliations...

ZATZ Publishing

ZATZ Logo David is the founder of ZATZ Publishing, one of the first technology magazine publishers on the Internet.

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ZDNet / CBS Interactive

ZDNet/CBSi Logos David is CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer. He also hosts ZDNet's DIY-IT and ZDNet Government blogs.

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U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute

USSPI Logo David is Director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit research and policy organization.