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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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I normally don't like selfies. However, I make an exception when they include one of my parrots. Rio is helping me work in this one. Or not. Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Memorial Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You may have the day off tomorrow. You may relax and enjoy yourself. But, take some time for somber reflection on the sacrifice made by men and women who died while serving their... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Google set to kill passwords by end of this year with 'Project Abacus'. What if your computer or device didn't need a password to verify who you are? What if it could analyze your voice, face, and the way you... Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Photos Is 1 Year Old -- Here's What's Next For Photos | Digital Trends. In the one year since its introduction, Google Photos has taken over the Internet, with 200 million users. It is such a joy to be... Continue reading
Posted 21 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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HoverCam Mini 5 Document Camera HCM5R B&H Photo Video. I have been fine tuning my presentation go bag. This Saturday, I located my HoverCam Mini 5, which is a tiny camera that sends documents and solid object images to the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Stealing your passwords is much easier than you think. Use 2-Step Verification to add extra security. | AndroidGuys. Sometimes, I think that I am talking to myself. I keep writing posts about computer security, and many of you ignore them.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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You know you wanted to go. Google I/O is the place where the future of computing is revealed. Now, all sessions can be watched from the comfort of your desk. What announcement interested you most? Check it out. Google I/O Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Tired. This post by Execupundit got me thinking about aging. I, too, have noticed the tiredness factor. But, recently, I have been focused on the fact that recovery from illness also takes a lot longer. It is cruel irony... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Dear Satya Nadella: Make sure the Microsoft Surface phone has these features | Computerworld. Okay, by now you are either a PC person or an Apple Mac person. You either like Android or you like iPhones. Yes, you could buy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Anti-malware for Mac | Malwarebytes Labs. So, grasshopper. You think that because you have a Mac, you are impervious to malware? Well, Macs are probably more secure than PCs, but that is more a function of small market share than... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Duo is Google's attempt at the most human video chat service ever | Android Central. Video chatting, mostly with family, is a hit or miss proposition. You all must be using the same software, and network connections, software problems, and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This Old House: Renovating the Legal Profession - ABA Law Practice Today. Okay, I will go with the "This Old House Needs Renovation" metaphor in this article about modern law practice. However, the premise that law firms need to cater... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This graphic says it all. The next time an Apple user asks me why I like Android, I may have this laminated, and start handing it out: Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
This demo of a prototype foldable display is rumored to be the display for the Galaxy X, coming next year. Samsung, take my money, please. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
If Pepper is any indication, robots can be trained to respond to humans, and human emotion. At the very least, I can see these someday being receptionists, and intake personnel at law firms and other corporations. I wouldn't mind having... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Project Soli. One of the most exciting announcements at Google I/O was the demonstration of the progress Google has made with Project Soli. Imagine a future in which all of our computer devices are controlled by fine finger movements of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Why Home could win - CNET. When I heard about the Google Home competitor to Amazon Echo, I first thought: "How Cool". A Smart Speaker with the same functions as my SmartPhone and SmartWatch. Just... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Get popcorn and watch T&Cs for 30 apps being read aloud over 24 hours%u2026 | TechCrunch. If you think that reading software terms and conditions prior to using new software is a pain (of course, nobody reads them), imagine what... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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SOSPENDO: The BEST Wearable Support for all Mobile Devices! by IMAGINATION FARM USA LLC %u2014 Kickstarter. And, for the Monday offering of : "Products too lame to justify", I give you Sospendo; which, in addition to being the worst name... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I love that the entire contents of this library now fits on a postage stamp sized chip that fits in my SmartPhone. However, there is something tactile, and majestic about this cathedral of wood and paper that stirs the soul.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google's new app lets users conduct scientific research on their phones | The Verge. The sensors on most SmartPhones, along with the ability to add sensor accessories, make possible science experiments without expensive equipment for Android SmartPhones, with the new... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
This Umbrella wants the dishes washed, and she wants it NOW. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I just got this little thumb drive in the mail yesterday. I am anxious to plug it in to one of the old laptops we have laying around here. While anyone could, with some effort, take a 64 Gig stick... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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A closer look at Google%u2019s modular phone prototype | The Verge. Google is close (next year) to offering a completely modular phone, with hot swappable batteries, and parts that pop out when you say "OK Google, eject the camera module".... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer