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rickgeorges
Pinellas County, Florida
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 don't wear a lot of jewelry. SWMBO did that for me. I have a wedding band I bought after she died, inscribed with two words: "Memento Mori". I also have a ring inscribed with the same words, paired with... Continue reading
Posted 49 minutes ago at Futurelawyer
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Skeye Nano 2: World's smallest camera drone is yours for just $29. It is just foolish to believe that we have any privacy left in this world. Unless you are living in a Faraday cage, you can be spied on... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Assistant just got proactive %u2014 and a lot more useful | Android Central. I love Google Now. I swipe right, and my whole day is before me. Reservations, directions, calendar, everything. But, the static display of the items on... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Latest Galaxy Note9 leaks reveal all angles of the phone, including rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and new camera setup. My readers know that I am all about shiny new gadgets and tech. I can't resist checking out anything new or innovative.... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Cartoon %u2013 Rolex Mickey Mouse Date - WatchFaces for Smart Watches. My $300 Smartwatch is a small computer on my wrist. It fetches my texts, emails and answers my phone calls. Whatever phone number you call, whether it is Google... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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How to Make Your Laptop Setup as Comfortable as a Desktop�. I don't need to raise my laptop screen when I am out and about. But, I identify with this road warrior's take on using an external mouse and keyboard.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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2.4G Wireless Pointing Mouse Optical USB Pocket Drawing Write Pen Mini PC Mice - Walmart.com.I don't like using the trackpad for mousing while traveling. I love having a scroll wheel when I am browsing. It makes it much easier to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Think Twice About Retirement - LawBiz.com. It has never occurred to me for one second that I might retire. Oh, I might take more time off to do stuff; but, being a lawyer is more than what I do. It... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Rat needs a filter AND to listen more carefully. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: The Myth of Old Files. While Execupundit may find inspiration and insight in his dreams of digging through old files and documents, I have nightmares about them. I dream that I am humiliated by the mistakes and errors and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far - CNET. The biggest shopping day of the year is here. No, not Black Friday. Not any other day of the year. It's Amazon Prime Day, and you already are a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Michael Wade's post about the Yeats poem got me thinking about being old. When I Am Old. When I am old I will bark at the stars in heaven I will buy a new car with sleek lines and race... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
In the mid Eighties, I was already into technology, and personal computing was in its infancy. However, my first computer, the Atari 800 XL was a revelation. With a cartridge and a TV and typewriter printer attached, I could create... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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If I Could Tell Him: A Widow%u2019s Lament %u2013 Carolyn Elefant %u2013 Medium. This post by my friend and fellow solo practitioner, Carolyn Elefant, touched my heart. Every person who is married or in a long term relationship should read... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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When they say party like it's 1999, they mean Rick and Jacquelyn at the House of Blues Gospel Luncheon. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung 'Accidentally' Confirms Massive Galaxy Note 9. The ads for the new Galaxy Note 9, which will be announced in August, claim it is "the new super powerful Note". Methinks that Samsung doth protest too much. The ad should have... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Satellite view added to Google Maps on Android Auto head units. Android Auto has been available for some time now; but, for some reason, Satellite View hasn't been one of the features. Now, it is. Google is always looking to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Rule Number One: Never let Rat give you a Tattoo. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Pay adds support for paying friends, storing concert and boarding passes, and more | Android and Me. The combination of Android Pay and Google Wallet has brought some stability to my online buying experiences. I don't need to carry... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
I don't write about politics; mine or anyone else's. While I practice law, which is often confrontational and argumentative, my preference is that everyone treats everyone else as they would wish to be treated, and to avoid conflict if possible.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How to enable Continued Conversation in Google Assistant. Wake words have become part of our connected lives. We spend a lot of time waking up our computers and digital assistants with "OK Google", "Alexa", "Echo", and so forth. But, is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Surface Go Hands-on: The iPad Meets Its Match. The new Surface Go is less than $400, and is a small and light 2 in 1 tablet running Windows 10 S; but, can be upgraded to Windows 10. If you want... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Futurelawyer