Archive for December, 2008
We have been having rather inclement weather here in San Diego. About half of the days it’s been raining, and these are the days that we have chosen to have our events.
Case in point is the FED party last week at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. It was a rainy evening; however, 60 people [...]
We are making progress on the book. We have finished the first draft of Chapter 4, “Security and Cybercrime,” and we are starting the review process for it. One more chapter is being assembled — on the history of Network Solutions — and the first draft will be completed this week. Our agent Ike Williams [...]
In preparing our chapter on security on the Internet, we’ve put together a collection of about 50 articles. A December 6, 2008 New York Times article by John Markoff explores the severity of the problem of cybercrime via the Internet. According to the article, more than $100 billion per year conservatively is lost to credit [...]
It’s interesting to see the choices that Barack Obama is making for his senior cabinet and other key posts. On Monday he announced that Senator Hillary Clinton would be his nominee for Secretary of State, Robert Gates for Secretary of Defense Secretary, former NATO commander General James L. Jones to be national security adviser, and [...]
We have selected an agent to handle the process of selling our still title-less new book to a publisher: Ike Williams at Fish & Richardson in Boston. Ike has experience selling technology books to publishers which should be a good fit. Our next objective is to prepare two sample chapters which the agent will show [...]