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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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Family Library on Google Play is official and going live today. Soon, Google users will be able to share books, music, games and other content with a subscription to Google's new Family Library. Up to six family members will be... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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LastPass security flaws put passwords at risk, patch rolling out. Computer Security is a contradiction in terms; get over it. Security in anything is a matter of layers and degree, and the best we can do is all we can... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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If You Really Want To Open The Legal Marketplace, Let Solo And Small Firm Lawyers Compete | Above the Law. Carolyn Elefant tells it like it is. You go girl. This piece is a virtual laundry list of the hypocrisy... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade ends on July 29th. What if they gave out a free OS and nobody wanted it? Well, I waited until buying a new computer with Windows 10 already installed, and it works just fine. However,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google's Phone app now shows a warning about spam callers and makes it easy to block and report them [APK Download]. There are third party apps that notify users of spam calls, and provide a means to block them; but,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Solo/Small Firm Survey: How Lawyers Spend Their Time and the Money They Make - @ComplexD | @ComplexD. This compilation of statistics concerning how lawyers spend their time performing various tasks is a prime reason why I am a Solo. First,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Deal: Samsung Gear S2 4G $159.95, 07/22/16 | Androidheadlines.com. I have one of these in my collection; but, I seldom wear it anymore, as I moved to the 4G Classic version so that I could change watch bands. However, this... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Verizon to announce $5 billion deal to buy Yahoo on Monday - source. At first blush, the acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon looks like a marriage of opposites. However, Verizon is clearly interested in acquiring infrastructure, users and content to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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'Pokemon Go' Players Accidentally Cross Illegally Into U.S. From Canada - NBC News. This article contains some real life incidents where Pokemon Go players are getting into real life problem situations. My favorite are the two Canadian kids who accidentally... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
This guy is selling tech support tips for computer newbies, circa 2001. Hilarious. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Legal Solutions Blog The matter of client file maintenance in the digital age - Legal Solutions Blog. As this article states, client files are the lifeblood of a law practice, big or small. Keeping them solely on paper in a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Modobag - The World%u2019s ONLY Motorized, Smart, Connected Carry-on Luggage!. If you have a thousand dollars to spare, and you are too lazy to walk through airports, this is the product for you. In the Saturday morning "Are You Kidding... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung sues Huawei for alleged patent violations | KOMO. You would think, after years of defending patent litigation from Apple, Samsung would have its fill of litigation. It is clear that all mobile phone companies copy stuff from other companies.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Pok�mon Go -- another reminder about the duty of competence for lawyers | The Law for Lawyers Today. Robert Ambrogi points to this article about lawyers' responsibilities regarding new technology. Given the legal risks inherent in this new game phenomenon.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Would You Take Business Advice From Artificial Intelligence? | Gizmodo Australia. Okay, by now you know that I don't like the term "artificial intelligence". However, as a buzz word to describe so called machine learning computers, it will suffice. This... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Smart Contract Pioneer Legalese Wins Development Grant %u2013 artificial lawyer.One of the primary jobs of any lawyer is the drafting, review, and advice about contracts. Contracts are the underpinning of commercial society, and their drafting, review, negotiation and enforcement make... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
5 Steps To A Proper Notarization | NNA. The new Online Notary service, Notarize, takes advantage of Virginia's statute permitting webcam video to substitute for the traditional personal appearance requirement of most States. In fact, only Virginia and Montana permit... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Notarize: The online notary public service that's valid in all 50 states. Notarize is an interesting new Internet tool that promises to provide enforceable Notary acknowledgements in all 50 states. Need a Notarized signature on a document from someone in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
I have always liked Bubba Watson. I suppose I identify with him since we are both left handed; and, let's face it, we have both been called quirky and eccentric. But, now I want his new branded golf cart. Too... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer