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rickgeorges
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun.
Interests: Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets
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Caffeine may counter age-related inflammation | News Center | Stanford Medicine. I am addicted to caffeine. While I have reduced my consumption since my health problems of a year and a half ago, I am pleased to report that caffeine... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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I Now Call Alexa to the Stand: What Criminal Law Can Learn from Civil Law When It Comes to E-Discovery | Exterro, Inc. - JDSupra. The laws of evidence are getting a work out from new methods of data storage;... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Massive Alligator Stuns Photographers, Proves Just How Wild Florida Is | The Huffington Post. To stand and take pictures this close to a Bull Gator is a special kind of stupid. Must be tourists from up North. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Loopholes. Sometimes, I think that the job of a lawyer is to take conventional wisdom and look for loopholes. When W.C. Fields was caught reading a Bible in later life, his response was "I'm looking for loopholes". Aren't we... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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When I came upon this 1883 image of citizens on their way to arrest a "witch", I thought about our modern society, and our fractured politics, and politically correct discourse. How many of us, even now, have our own personal... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Hushme may be the weirdest -- yet most useful -- wireless headphone ever created - CNET. There are people I would like to put this on; but, I value my life. So, I will just say that, if you wear... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Online Privacy | Microsoft Safety and Security Center. My last post about keeping your Windows 10 machine secure is highlighted by my own device settings. As always, you need to set a strong password. But, you also need to set... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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A new hope for the Blue-throated Macaw | BirdLife. Macaw feathers have endangered the rarest of the rare Macaw species, the Blue Throated Macaw, and efforts are underway to use artificial feathers in ceremony in South America, and the small... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Has A Serious Problem. I have mixed feelings about Microsoft controlling updates and other aspects of Windows 10. On the one hand, I don't like being a guinea pig for new features that sometimes create system... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Tylenol Arthritis Pain Relief Caplets - 225 Count : Target. For my Saturday pet peeve, I give you Tylenol Arthritis Pain Caplets. Two of these will reduce arthritis pain. The only catch is that nobody with arthritis is able to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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CES 2017 Excellence Awards: The Best New Tech. Now that CES 2017 is history, the next question is what new tech or updated tech will endure? What innovations will catch on? The answer, of course, is a matter of opinion;... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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It isn't as nice as the Classics that SWMBO posts about; but, it is mine, it is clean, and it is ready for the weekend. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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When This Hacker-Crafted Email Arrives In Your Inbox... - Small Law Firm Bootcamp. Good advice from Ernie Svenson about phishing emails that try to get you to click on links that expose your email to malware. Never click on a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Guys. Think nice house, lots of jewelry, and plenty of shoes. Jeez. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Marcus Aurelius's Thoughts On Motivating Yourself to Get Out of Bed. So, your life hasn't been going the way you want? You have experienced some downs lately? That is no excuse for staying home and hiding from the world. Marcus... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This was the hottest tech 20 years ago... in 1997 - CNET - Page 2. Remember the days of yesteryear; when a StarTac phone was the coolest gadget going. I remember the first flip phone. It was tiny, by mobile... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Charge those smartwatches: Android Wear 2.0 arriving February 2017 | Android Central.I have been wearing a Tizen Gear S3 every day for a while now. But, I may have to dust off my Android Wear watches next month. While I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung to debut foldable smartphone in Q3, says new report | Android and Me. Screen technology is making folding screens a reality; whether they are gimmick or game changer remains to be seen. Done properly, these things could make tablet... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Top 5 Free Computer Maintenance Tools You Should Know About. Next to refusal to use two step authentication, and failure to image and backup drives, lack of computer maintenance is my pet peeve. As the family and friend computer guy,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
HAL 9000 and Samantha from "HER" Have a Discussion [Video]. If HAL 9000 met Samantha, would they fall in love? If so, would they invent a way for their consciousnesses to get together? Inquiring minds want to know. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Blockchain 101 for Lawyers Part 1 - Law Technology Today. Reader Tom Kirkendall sent me this article on Blockchains, which are the backbone of the new cryptocurrencies, and which are likely to be used in many legal transactions in the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Michael Wade, at Execupundit, Luddite in charge, waxes poetic today about his Moleskine notebook, which he carries everywhere to take notes with his trusty ball point pen. While you can get a Moleskine notebook printed with Livescribe active dot paper,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer